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On Augusut 6, 2008; Brush 62 participated in the Hickory Corners & Community Fire Co. Annual parade. Good Luck to HCFC with their carnival this year.

On August 2, 2008; Station 62 was alerted to a possible structure fire in Jordan Twp. Chief 63-1 arrived on scene with a smoke condition, which progressed to a working fire. Station 64 had the initial attack. Engine 62 was instructed to set-up a fill site. Tanker 62 shuttled water with 5 other tankers from surrounding companies. Good Job by everyone on scene!

On Tuesday July 29, 2008; Engine and Brush 62 participated in the Berrysburg and Community Fire Co. annual parade. The brand new Engine 26 had arrived just a few days before. Congratulations to the 26 crew and good luck with this years carnival.

On July 23, 2008; Station 62 along with stations 63, 64, Dauphin 28 and Tanker 26 were alerted to a working building fire in Jackson Twp. Upon arrival of Chief 63-1(Gilligan) confirmed working structure fire. Engine 63 arrived on scene first and initiated the attack. Engine 62 arrived second and layed 1150' of 5" to the top of the drive-way. Engine 64 completed the lay and returned to the beginning to start supply duties. Engine 63 attacked the fire with two 1 3/4" lines one interior the other exterior. Interior team, Chief 63 & 63-1 had to tear out the ceiling to get to the fire, after the hole was made they made quick work of extinguishing. Chief 62(Mace) and 62-1(Heim) used our TIC to look for hot spots while Chief 28(Romberger) and his crew worked on the roof with our cordless sawzall and new Stihl ventilation saw. Crews were on scene for approximately 3 hours. Probable cause was a lightning strike. A total of 6 were on scene from station 62. Pictures to be coming!

On July 19th & 20th 2008; Station 62 joined Dauphin County stations 20 and 216 for a Pump Ops I class. Chief 62-1(Heim) & FF Bingaman participated in the class. We used Engine 201 & 216 to demonstrate pumping from a hydrant and drafting. The class was taught very well. Thank you to station 20 for hosting the class! We had a blast!

On Friday July 18, 2008; Engine & Brush 62 were dispatched to an MVA on State Route 147. Also dispatched on the call was Engine 20 out of Dauphin County. Engine 62 responded with 3 along with Brush 62. Upon arrival of Engine and Chief 62, the occupant was self-extricated. Chief 62 cancelled Engine 20 which had responded with 8. Units were on scene for approximately 1.5 hours. Thanks to Engine 20 for the quick response. Station 62 members on scene 11. Pictures coming soon!


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