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Company 5 was dispatched for a wild fire in a field behind the 3500 Block of West College Avenue  near Pine Grove Mills this afternoon. Chief 502 arrived on scene to find a small portion of dry ground on fire spreading rapidly due to high winds. Engine 510, Tankers 519 and 520 responded as did Special Unit 522 and Brush 325 from Boalsburg. Ground crews quickly made a fire break and kept the fire from reaching a tree line which contained it in the field…

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On the afternoon of 3/21/15 the Alpha Fire Co. was dispatched to the intersection of N. Atherton St. and Stevenson Rd. in Patton Township for motor vehicle crash with injuries.  Reports from the scene were indicating a vehicle with the occupant still in the vehicle.  Assistant Chief S. Kauffman requested an additional engine to the scene, upgrading the incident to an accident with entrapment.  Engine 514 arrived to find a pick up truck on the guardrail with the occupant still in the vehicle.  The crew…

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The 2015 training calendar has been updated.  Sign-up sheets are in the main station for hosted courses.  Any questions see Asst. Chief Harris.  2015 Calendar

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Garage fire

On February 3rd, 2015, the Alpha Fire Company responded to a building fire at 705 S Atherton St. Truck Lieutenant 597 arrived to confirm a working fire in a service garage and brought the 2nd alarm. Engine 512 and Truck 516 arrived and first due crews deployed multiple hand lines to attack the fire and protect a commercial building exposure to the rear. The garage fire was knocked down and a successful interior attack was made on the rear exposure, saving the building from more…

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