Recent Calls

Date posted: September 17, 2015

Total Time On Call:
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Date posted: July 29, 2015

Total Time On Call: 2 hours and 45 minutes
Units Responding: Engines 510, 512, 514, Ladder 516, Rescue 518, and Boalsburg Engine 311
Officer In Charge: Fire Directory 5500 - Steve Bair

On July 28th at approximately 2300 hrs Company 5 responded to a working building fire in the Hammond Building on Penn State campus. Engine 510, staffed with the live-ins and SO 540, caught a hydrant on the way in and was first arriving with a room and contents fire on the first floor. The crew forced entry into the room and knocked the fire down with an 1 3/4″ hand line. Ladder 516 arrived and assisted interior crews with opening up while Engine 514 arrived and stretched a second line to the floor above. The fire was contained to the room of origin and control was marked. Extensive ventilation began and crews began to pick up. The box was placed available a short time later.

Date posted: May 22, 2015

Total Time On Call: Approximately 1 hour
Units Responding: Engine 514 and Fire Police 537.
Officer In Charge: Cheif 500 - Jeff Martin

Company 5 was dispatched to a reported deck on fire behind a dwelling at approximately 7:45PM. Chief 500 (Jeff Martin) arrived on scene and confirmed the report with heavy black smoke and fire endangering the structure. Engine 514 arrived and quickly contained the fire to the deck; however, some siding on the garage sustained heat damage. 5502 (Dennis Harris) made entry in to the dwelling to check for extension, none was found and the box was placed available.

Date posted: May 9, 2015

Total Time On Call:
Units Responding: Engine 513, Utility 522 (cancelled), Command 534
Officer In Charge: Captain 593 - Tom Hammond

On Saturday, May 9, 2015 around 9:00am the Alpha Fire Co. was dispatched for a public service for an animal rescue.  Engine 513 and Duty Officer Capt. T. Hammond (593) responded on the request for assistance in removing ducklings that had fallen into a storm grate at 801 Stratford Dr in the Borough of State College.