Dwelling Fire – 2; Building Fire – 1; Motor Vehicle Crash – 3; Fire Alarm – 8; Carbon Monoxide Alarm – 2; Service Assignment – 1; Fumes – 3; Cover Assignment – 1; Cardiac Arrest – 1; Wires Down or Arcing – 1; Fire investigation – 1
Feb. 7: 70 Cedar Road; Fire Investigation. Caller advised seeing flames over a fence, he was unsure what was burning. Dep. Chief Hall (1902) arrived and found a contained fire pit burning, no fire dept. services were needed. Station was in service for 13 minutes.
Feb. 9: Wilkie Trucking, 310 Borrelli Blvd., Fire Alarm. Engine 1911 arrived to find the alarm was set off by dust from employees cleaning. The engine was in service for 14 minutes.
Feb. 10: 376 Concetta Drive; Fumes. Caller reported natural gas smell outside the residence. Crews arrived and investigated with meters. A gas leak was discovered at the meter for 374. SJ Gas was notified. Crews were in service for 35 minutes.
Feb. 19: 168 County House Road; Motor Vehicle Crash. Caller reported vehicle down into a retention pond with children still in the vehicle. Rescue 1918 arrived to find no children in the vehicle, no water in the pond, and the driver was out of the vehicle. The rescue was in service for 29 minutes.
Feb. 21: Route 322 at Route 130 in Logan Twp.; Commercial Vehicle Fire. Tender 1914 was special called for a tractor trailer on fire. Crews arrived and found the front of the trailer on fire. Tender 1914 provided water due to lack of hydrants. The fire was extinguished and the crew stood by while the trailer was unloaded to check for hot spots. Also dispatched were Logan, Woolwich and Mantua. The tender was in service for 121 minutes.
Feb. 21: Station 19-1, 5 W. Cohawkin Road.; Cover Assignment. While the crew from Tender 1914 was in Logan for the tractor trailer fire, the crew from Engine 1911 stood by at the station to cover East Greenwich, Woolwich and Logan Twp. in case another emergency assignment was dispatched. The crew stood by for 121 minutes.
Feb. 22: Mantua Road at Oak Ridge Drive; Motor Vehicle Crash. Chief Gould (1901) arrived to find a two vehicle MVC with 1 vehicle into a pole and an occupant trapped in the vehicle. Rescue 1918 and Engine 1911 arrived and went into service to extricate the patient. Extrication was completed and the patient was turned over to GC EMS. The station was in service for 58 minutes.
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