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BUSY EVENING FOR D.F.D.

July 25th, approximately 16:15 hours A-Shift Ladder #6 and Rescue #6 were dispatched to the first of several calls for the evening. Due to the severe weather Engine #6 and Duty Car #6 were placed in service and mutual aid companies from Throop and Olyphant were called to assist. In all crews responded to approximately 50 incidents. Thank you to everyone who assisted especially Engine 27-3, Squad #26 and Rescue #26. Also a huge Thank you to Grande Pizza in Dunmore for providing us with pizza at the end of the storm.

VEHICLE FIRE AT THE 1200 BLOCK OF THE O'NEILL HIGHWAY
July 25th, 09:41 Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 1200 block of the O'neill Highway for the report of a vehicle on fire. B-Shift crews arrived to find a fully involved engine compartment fire. Firefighters stretched an 1 3/4 hand line and quickly knocked down the flames. Overhaul was performed and crews returned to service in approximately 20 minutes. Photos courtesy of Ken Strauch
OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES

The Dunmore Fire Department Local 860 sends our thoughts and prayers to our brothers and sisters at Philadelphia Local 22

MVC AT INTERSTATE 84 WEST
July 23rd, approximately 11:25 A-Shift Rescue #6 was dispatched to Interstate 84 West for a MVC. Penn #13 was on scene reporting fluids down. Rescue #6 controlled all hazards and returned to service.
VEHICLE FIRE ON I-84
Jul 23rd, approximately 11:05 A-Shift Rescue #6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to Interstate 84 for a vehicle fire. Rescue #6 arrived and found the vehicle to be overheated with a possible fire that was extinguished prior to arrival.
TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT

July 22nd, approximately 12:25 C-Shift Rescue #6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to Interstate 81 in the area of mile marker 187 for a tractor trailer accident. Rescue 6 arrived and controlled the hazards. (Photos courtesy of Ken S.)

MVC WITH CONFINEMENT

July 9th, 18:26 Rescue #6 along with EMS were dispatched for a motor vehicle accident on the Casey Highway at M.M. 1 Westbound. B-Shift crews arrived to find one patient confined to the vehicle. The rescue crew used the hydraulic cutter and spreader to remove the driver door to gain patient access. Units operated on scene for approx 30 minutes.

FULLY INVOLVED DUMPSTER FIRE

July 3rd, approximately 17:05 hours B-Shift Rescue #6 was dispatched to the 500 block of East Drinker Street for a dumpster fire. Crews arrived, stretched an 1 3/4 hand line and quickly extinguished the fire. Units returned to service in approx. twenty five minutes.

STRUCTURE FIRE ON S. APPLE STREET
June 28th, approximately 18:45 hours B-Shift Ladder 6, Rescue 6, Engine 27-3 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to South Apple Street for smoke coming from a 2nd floor apartment. Units arrived and found a fire in the wall. Within a few minutes crews had the fire knocked down and began overhaul. Units cleared the scene in 30 minutes, no injuries were reported. (Photo taken by Colleen A.)
INTERSTATE 81 MVC WITH INJURIES
June 25th, Approximately 20:31 Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to Interstate 81 mile marker 186 South for a motor vehicle crash with injuries. A-Shift crew arrived on scene to find one vehicle heavily damaged on the driver side. Firefighters stabilized the vehicle, assisted EMS and cleaned up debris. Units cleared the scene in approximately 25 minutes.
THANK YOU TO THE JONES FAMILY
The members of The Dunmore Fire Department would like to send out a HUGE THANKS to John & Carolyn Jones of Bath, New York for the donation of this vintage fire department photo in memory of Firefighter Robert H. Jones. The members have hung this picture in the main hallway of our new building. 
INTERSTATE 81 CAR FIRE
June 1st, @ approximately 12:25 hours B-Shift Rescue 6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to Interstate 81 at mile marker 188 were dispatched for the vehicle fire. Rescue 6 arrived to find a working vehicle fire. (Photos taken by K. Strauch)
FULLY INVOLVED BUILDING ON CLAY AVE.

June 1st, @ approximately 04:45 C-Shift Station#6, Engine 27-3 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the 1300 block of Monroe Ave for the report of a structure fire. County Communications reported multiple calls now being received. Ladder 6 arrived confirmed the fire, began defensive operations and requested the SRN bringing Scranton Engine 4, Scranton Truck 2, Rescue 23 (R.I.T.) Ambulance 23-9 (Rehab). Chief 6 requested Rescue 26 relocate to Dunmore Fire headquarters. Crews operated for a few hours after the fire was knocked down hitting hot spots. THANK YOU to All the Departments that Assisted with this mornings fire.

MEMORIAL DAY 2016
May 30th, We remember and honor those who served our country in the past, present and future.
TRAILER FIRE ON THE O'NEILL HIGHWAY
May 24th, 04:09 Station #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 1200 block of the O'Neill Highway in the Borough for the report of a trailer on fire backed into the loading dock. B-Shift members arrived on scene to find heavy fire in the front and mid section of the trailer. Firefighters stretched multiple attack lines and began fire suppression and protected the exposures. We would like to thank all of the mutual aid companies for their assistance on scene and covering the Borough.
MVC WITH ONE INJURED
May 20th, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to a motor vehicle crash on Silver Lake Rd. A-Shift crews along with Elmhurst & Moscow FD's arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicles and controlled all hazards. One patient was transported to a local Hospital with injuries.
FIRE ON BUSH ST.
May 20th, Rescue #6 along with EMS were dispatched to Bush St. for a possible vehicle on fire. B-Shift crews arrived finding an old glue tank on fire. Firefighters stretched an 1 3/4 hand line off of Rescue #6 and extinguished and quickly extinguished the blaze. Untis returned to service in approximately 25 minutes. 
KITCHEN FIRE AT TALL TREES
May 18th, 17:11 Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to Tall Trees in the Borough for the report of a structure fire. Chief #6 was first to arrive on scene reporting a smoke condition. B-Shift crews found the fire to be extinguished on arrival. Firefighters thoroughly checked for extension, removed the stove from the residence and ventilated. No injuries were reported.
ANOTHER ROLLOVER ON THE LVIH
May 13th, Rescue #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the LVIH for a one car rollover with injuries. A-Shift crews stabilized the vehicle, controlled hazards and assisted EMS. One patient was transported to a local hospital with non life threatening injuries.
ROLLOVER ON THE LVIH

May 11th, 10:16 hours Station #6 along with Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the LVIH mile marker 0.6 for a vehicle rollover with entrapment. While units were responding it was reported the vehicle came off of Interstate 81 onto the LVIH.


C-Shift crews arrived to find one vehicle in the east bound lane on its wheels. The vehicle had clearly rolled several times. The crews split duties with some stabilizing the vehicle, and the rest worked on removing the roof with saws and the Edraulic cutters.


Once the roof was totally removed the patient was removed vertically from the drivers seat via backboard. The patient was placed into the care of Penn EMS. Ladder and Rescue crews then cleaned up the fluids and debris in the roadway. Units went back into service.

COMMERCIAL STRUCTURE FIRE ON MILL STREET
May 8th, Station #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 900 block of Mill Street for the report of smoke coming from a building. C-Shift crews arrived on scene, reported a smoke condition and activated the SRN. Firefighters operated on scene for nearly 19 hours before returning to service. A special thank you to all of the companies that assisted and stood by at Headquarters to cover the Borough. We would also like to send a thank you to the American Red Cross. 
ONE CAR ROLLOVER
April 29th, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to the 2000 block of Adams Avenue for a one car motor vehicle crash, vehicle rollover. Units arrived on the scene to find two occupants self extricated from the vehicle with no injuries. B-Shift crews cleared the scene in approx. twenty minutes.
REPORTED GAS LEAK ON ELM STREET
April 22nd, Station #6 along with EMS were dispatched to the 200 block of E. Elm Street in the Borough for the report of a gas leak in a residence. B-Shift crews arrived on scene, began an investigation and requested UGI to the scene. Firefighters remained on scene for approximately 30 minutes. While clearing the scene on E. Elm Street, Station #6 was dispatched to Marywood University for an Activated Fire Alarm
WELCOME RILEY!!
Riley is Dunmore's newest officer and will be riding with Police Officer Jack Kane. We wish him a safe and healthy career.
LOCAL 860 EXECUTIVE BOARD
April 12th, Another very productive day at the Pennsylvania State Capitol Building. Thank you Senator Blake for your time and feedback. Senator Baker for your time and understanding even though we are outside your district. The Dunmore Fire Department Local 860 Executive Board would like to give a very special thank you for your extended time alotted both last night and this morning to Representative Farina. Your honesty, willingness to listen and provide positive feedback is what makes you a great representative. We look forward to your continued support in the future. Pictured from left to right are Secretary/Treasurer John Malecki, Vice President Vince Sardo and President Chris Cichocki.
TRAINING NIGHT

April 11th, D.F.D. Members along with members of Olyphant Rescue 26 gathered tonight and reviewed the Junk Yard Dogs and E Draulics. There was a representative on scene to demonstrate the equipment. A Special Thanks to F.F. Kochanowski for the photos.

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