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With temperatures hovering around 10 degrees early this morning, Company 5 was dispatched for an automatic fire alarm with water flow at 289 Northland Center. Duty Chief 541 responded and Engine 510 responded shortly after that. While in route, Ferguson Township Police arrived on scene and advised that smoke was showing from the roof of the structure above a restaurant at the address.  541 upgraded the box to a second alarm bringing out a full company response. 510 arrived and the crew forced entry at…

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Company 5 responded to a report of a vehicle accident in 4700 block of Buffalo Run Road. Chief 501 arrived on scene and found one vehicle over the embankment into a tree with one patient entrapped. While Company 5 Fire Police shut down the roadway between between Atherton Street and Stevenson Road, 514 and 518 arrived and began extrication of the patient. Once extrication was complete, crews used various ropes and tackle to haul the patient up the rather steep, snow covered bank to the…

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Shortly after 4:00 AM on the morning of December 24, 2014 the Alpha Fire Company was dispatched to 668 E. Prospect Ave. in the Borough of State College for an inside investigation.  As units were responding State College Police arrived on scene and began advising of a heavy smoke condition with smoke coming from a utility room in the basement.  Fire crews arrived on scene to find an active fire in the utility room.  Crews quickly extinguished the fire and minimized damage to the building….

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