MT CARMEL AVE & TYSON AVE
At approximately 0952 hours on July 7, 2017, fire apparatus from the Glenside (PA) Fire Company; Ogontz Fire Company, Elkins Park, PA; and Weldon Fire Company, Glenside, PA, were dispatched to a reported collision between a passenger train and a vehicle. Units were dispatched to an intersection where train tracks cross, but first arriving units found no train or truck. Police department units on scene reported the train and truck to be farther north on the tracks, with best access being behind a commercial building previously used to manufacture inks. The tractor trailer had been there to collect scrap metal from the ink manufacturer.
All occupants had exited the truck prior to it being struck by the train. There were no injuries to occupants of the tractor trailer or the train.
The train did not derail as a result of the impact.
Fire department units cleared the scene after controlling any hazards.
Weldon fire company assisted station 88 on a vehicle rescue in Upper Dublin. Two occupants were rescued from the vehicle.
Rescue 300 operating on a vehicle rescue at Washington Ln and Susquehanna with station 200. One occupant was rescued from the vehicle and sent to Abington Memorial Hospital.
At approximately 0953 hours Weldon Fire Company was dispatched to a fire alarm on Tague Avenue. While en route to the fire station, Montgomery County Communications notified Weldon’s officers that there was a vehicle rescue at Easton Road and Keswick Avenue. Weldon advised the County to dispatch an engine from Roslyn to the fire alarm and that Weldon would respond to the vehicle rescue. Once on scene at the vehicle rescue, firefighters found multiple vehicles involved with on elderly female driver trapped. Weldon crews stretched a line, secured the battery on the vehicle, and using a hydraulic spreader, hydraulic cutter, and hydraulic combi tool, the crew removed one side of the vehicle to extricate the driver. Weldon was in service for approximately 45 minutes. The cause of the fire alarm was determined to be an oxygen machine alarm.
Chief 300 on scene with a vehicle fully involved on the 2100 block of Mt. Carmel.
Station 300 was dispatched for a trailer on fire on the 2300 block of Rosemore Ave.
The ATFD Technical Rescue Taskforce in addition to Bucks Technical Rescue Taskforce was deployed for a vehicle into the Lower Moreland High School. 2015-05-16. CH500, SS81-1 (+ATFD TRTF), SD100, R300, SS400, TW500, SS500, FM29, FM29-1 all responded along with FieldComm 2. Visit http://www.blsphoto.com/Firefighting/Incidents/2015/Lower-Moreland-USARTTF for more.
Station 200 and Rescue 300 were dispatched for a vehicle rescue at Jenkintown Rd and Fisher on April 2 at 11:27pm. Second Alarmers pronounced the victim at the scene and after the police investigation, crews from 200 and 300 worked together to extricate the victim. Extraction took apox. an hr and a half. Two cutter three Rams two combi tools and two spreaders were used to free the victim. Crews went available at 430am.
Stations 300, 200, and 500 were dispatched to assist 100 on a Vehicle Rescue on Rydal Rd. Veh vs. pole with a downed transformer on the car. PECO arrived onscene and secured the power. Station 300 assisted with stabilization and extrication and the victim was taken to AMH via Second Alarmers.
Engine 302 was dispatched to the 500 block of Abington Ave for a reported snowblower on fire. Engine 302’s crew arrived on-location and extinguished it with a dry-chem extinguisher.