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Jan
26
2015

Assist West Ridge

On Saturday Engine 482 & Ladder 489 responded to W 38th & Lancaster for an apartment fire. Crews arrived and assisted West Ridge firefighters with suppression & overhaul efforts.

Fire 5 Fire 2

Fire 4 Fire 3

 

Jan
23
2015

Station Work

Firefighters Andrew Burger & Jim Barsham take a break while cleaning Station 48.

Station 48

Jan
19
2015

Sunday Morning Car Fire

Early Sunday morning Engine 483 responded to Polito Dr for a vehicle fire. Chief 481 had command of this incident.

Car Fire 1-18-2014 002 Car Fire 1-18-2014 003

Jan
16
2015

Winter Fire Hydrant Safety

Please keep the fire hydrant closest to your residence or business clear of SNOW. Snow should be removed about 3 feet away from the hydrant.

BAD HYDRANT!!                             GOOD HYDRANT!!

Bad Hydrant Good Hydrant

Jan
16
2015

W 12th & Powell Ave

Thursday afternoon West Lake & MPS responded to this two car accident. Two people were transported to local hospitals with moderate injuries by Millcreek Paramedics.

12th & Powell 4 12th & Powell

Jan
13
2015

2200 Blk W 12th

West Lake & MPS responded to this 2 car accident on W 12th St. Friday evening. 3 individuals involved were treated at the scene by MPS for minor injuries.

P1090003 P1090002

Jan
8
2015

Assist to West Ridge

Ladder 489 assisted West Ridge @ Steris Corp. A water pipe had broken causing major water damage throughout the building. Crews battled temperatures in the single digits getting the water shutoff to the building.

489 2 489-3

Jan
8
2015

2015 Officers

ACTIVE COMPANY OFFICERS FOR THE YEAR 2015

CHIEF:                                            RICHARD C. SCHAU                      (480)

1ST ASSISTANT CHIEF:                KIRK W. McCASLIN                       (481)

2nd ASSISTANT CHIEF:                DANIEL C. EDWARDS                   (490)

———————————————–LINE OFFICERS————————————

CAPTAIN:                                        GARY RICTOR                                (491)

CAPTAIN:                                        DOMINIC QUADRI                          (492)

E-482                                                ALEX PEARSON                           (48L2)

E-483                                                  CHRIS HERMANN                       (48L3)

R-488                                                  JOSEPH BRACALENTO             (48L8)

 L-489                                                  MARK SENNETT                         (48L9)

SAFETY                                            JEFF HAUSMANN                         (48S1)

FIRE POLICE CAPTAIN:                  RYAN TATARA                              (4801)

Jan
4
2015

Kelso Dr Fire

West Lake responded to 411 Kelso Dr. on Saturday morning for a mobile home fire. Crews were able to bring this blaze under control in approx. 20 mins. West Lake was assist on scene by West Ridge, Millcreek Police & Millcreek Paramedics.

P1030002 P1030007

P1030016 P1030008

Jan
2
2015

10 Peninsula Dr Dumpster Fire

On 1/1 Engine 482 responded to above location for a dumpster fire.

P1010006 P1010001