Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company

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9 Calls on October 6th

Monday, October 6, 2014  October 6th turns out to be a busy day for 49/94 crews.

3:30am: E-94 was dispatched with Medic 142 for a QRS in Tinicum Township. Crews were available in 45 minutes.

8:25am: E-94 was dispatched with Medic 142 for a QRS in Tinicum Township. Crews were available in 45 minutes.

10:39am: Station 49/94 was dispatched to a Barn/Tractor Fire in Tinicum Township. Chief arrived on scene with Engine 94 to find a farm tractor fully involved next to a barn and silo with extension to the barn, Engine 94 crew went to work pulling the 1 3/4" line using foam to quickly knock the fire down. Once the fire was extinguished, 49/94, 24, 96, and 48 crews checked for extension. Engine 96 pulled in and supplied Engine 94. Thank You to Engine 24, Engine 23, Engine 48, Engine 96, Tanker 41, Tanker 48, Tanker 42, and Tanker 24 for your assistance.  49/94 crews were available in 1 Hour 30 Minutes.

1:18pm: E-94 was dispatched with Medic 142 for a QRS in Nockamixon Township. Crews were available in 30 minutes.

1:50pm: E-94, Field 49 and Tanker 49 were dispatched to a brush fire in Nockamixon Township. E-94 & C-49 went on scene to find a 10' by 10' area of leaves burning in a wooded area and quickly extinguished  it. 49/94 crews were available in 30 minutes.

3:08 pm: Special Service 94 and Marine 94 were dispatched to Lake Nockamixon in Haycock Township for a Marine Rescue. Marine 94 crew assisted with freeing a sail boat that was stuck. 49/94 crews were available in 1 hour.

8:03pm: Station 49/94 Crews were dispatched to a Motor Vehicle Accident at the intersection of Route 611 & 113 in Tinicum Township. Chief 49 arrived on scene to find a 2 vehicle MVA with injury. Crews worked on stabilizing both vehicles, and clearing the scene of any debris on the roadway.



Another Fatal Accident for Ottsville Crews.

Saturday, July 19, 2014 22:30 Rescue 49 and Engine 94 were dispatched along with Medic 124 for a reported Motorcycle accident with injuries. Reports from the 911 center were that 2 riders were down, but awake and talking on the guard rail. Chief 129, who lives right down the street, arrived and found 2 riders down, who had been struck head on by another vehicle, with serious injuries and requested 2 medical helicopters to be dispatched to the scene. Deputy 49 arrived and found the call to actually be in Plumsteadville's coverage area, and they were dispatched on the assignment as well. Rescue 49 arrived and split the crew to assist both Pt's, as the ambulances had not arrived yet. Deputy 24 took the LZ officer assignment in a driveway adjacent to the accident, where both riders were loaded into the helicopters and transported to local trauma centers. The operator of the bike succumbed to his injuries at the hospital. Engine 94 responded on the call as well, but were released a short time later. Rescue 49 and Engine 24 remained on location for almost 6 hours, so the Accident Reconstruction Team could determine the reason for the accident.



6 Calls for July 17th

Thursday, July 17, 2014  July 17, 2014:

11:38 am: Engine 94 was dispatched along with Medic 142 to the Bucks County Horse Park for a fall victim. Crews were available 20 minutes.  

2:47 pm: Station 49/94 crews and 49 fire police were dispatched to an Auto Extrication on Route 611 in Nockamixon Township. Battalion 49 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle, t-bone type collision with one fatality. Rescue 49 and Engine 94 arrived on scene along with Medic 142. Crews worked on removing victim from the vehicle and remained on location for approx. 5 hours while PSP re-constructed the accident. Thank you to Engine 24 from Plumsteadville FD for covering the local while we were tied up on the incident.



Congratulations to Dave & Caitlyn Kimenhour!!!!

Monday, July 7, 2014  Everyone at Station 49/94 would like to introduce you to Kayla Ann Kimenhour! She entered this world July 7th, 2014, at just over 9 lbs and 21 inches long!

Welcome Kayla and Happy Birthday!

Congratulations to our Captain Dave and his wife Caitlyn on their first child!!!!

We all wish you the very best!!!



Congratulations to Justin and Laura Derstine!!! It's a Girl!!!

Thursday, June 26, 2014  We would like to welcome to the world on June 19th Hope Emily Derstine, at 7Ibs and 21 Inches!

Congratulations to our LT. Justin and his wife Laura on their first child! 



3 Calls for June 19th

Thursday, June 19, 2014  Station 49/94 on June 19th was dispatched to a one vehicle accident on Marienstein Road just East of Beaver Run Road. Engine 94 arrived on scene observing a single vehicle on its passenger side with the roof against a tree. No injuries were sustained by any occupants of the vehicle. Crews from Rescue 49, Engine 94, and Field 49 secured the vehicle using high lift jacks and Air Shores. Crews were available in 1 hour and 30 minutes.



Congratulations to Alex Poniktera!

Friday, June 13, 2014  Congratulations to Alex Poniktera for Graduating from Palisades High school! We are all very proud of you!



3 Calls for June 11th

Wednesday, June 11, 2014  June 11th: Station 49/94 was dispatched to a two vehicle MVA on Geigel Hill Road at 9:51am. Rescue 49 arrived on scene to find a SUV and a Pickup had collided at the drivers side front tire. Crews secured the vehicles, and checked for hazards. Crews were available in 45 minutes.

10:38am: 49/94 crews were dispatched to a MVA on Route 611 just south of Bedminster Road. Rescue 49, and 49 Fire Police arrived on scene to find a pickup truck that hit the guardrail and slid back into the middle of 611. Crews went to work securing the vehicle and assessing the patient. Following a patient assessment, Medic 142 was requested to evaluate the patient. Crews were available in 45 minutes.



Motorcycle Vs. Car MVA

Sunday, June 1, 2014 16:07 On June 1st at 4:07pm Station 49/94 was dispatched with Medic 124 to a motorcycle  verses car MVA in front of 7200 Easton Road.  Rescue 49 arrived on scene to find a motorcycle rider laying on the ground with a possible fractured leg, and a car into a embankment. Crews stabilized both vehicles and assisted with boarding and collaring the rider. The driver of the car was uninjured. Crews were available within an hour.



Fire Police

Saturday, May 31, 2014 22:35 On May 31st at 10:35pm Station 49/94 Fire Police were dispatched to an MVA involving two vehicles on Durham Road. Fire Police  arrived on scene to find two vehicles damaged from a rear end collision with both drivers sustaining no injuries. Fire Police proceeded with traffic control until the scene was cleared in around an hour.



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