Recent Calls

Date posted: November 1, 2015

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Units Responding: Engine 514, Fire Police 536, Centre LifeLink EMS, Patton Township Police
Officer In Charge: Assistant Chief 501 - Shawn Kauffman

On Saturday, October 31, 2015 at approximately 6PM the Alpha Fire Company was dispatched for a vehicle accident with injuries in the 2900 Block of Buffalo Run Rd. in Patton Township.  Units arrived on scene to find a passenger vehicle that had struck a telephone pole and was over a small embankment.  The occupant of the vehicle was already out of the vehicle.  Centre LifeLink EMS transported the patient.  Units remained on scene to provide lighting for the towing company while the vehicle was removed.  Units were placed available and the scene was turned over to West Penn Power so they could assess the pole, which had been severed.  The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Patton Township Police Department.

Date posted: September 17, 2015

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

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.