Mult-Vehicle Accident w/Overturned Truck

Friday, 8/3/2018 at approximately 23:53 Station 56 and 44 were dispatched to an overturned tanker truck and subsequent 3-car MVC on Easton Avenue and JFK Blvd.  Upon the arrival of Car 56 (Sudo) he found an overturned water tanker leaking water and fuel along with a mult-car MVC.  This accident spaned the jurisdiction of Fire District 1 and 3.  Along with the District 3 companies Station 26 and the Somerset County Hazmat Team responded.  No serious injuries were reported.  Crews were 9n scene for approximately 60 minutes

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NEW RESCUE 56 PROGRESS

FINALLY!!!! July 20, 2018 – The new Rescue 56 is scheduled for delivery tonight at 1700 hours.  A few last minute tweeks and the relocation of the equipment from the old Rescue 56 it should be in service in less than a week.

Update- May 17, 2018 Rescue 56 received a lot of traffic at the EVI/ Seagrave booth.  Many nice comments on the new rig.  Here she is…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Update – May 13, 2018. 

Rescue 56 is at Campbell Supply getting dressed up for its debut at the Harrisburg, PA Fire Expo.  Check it out at the EVI booth.   Check out some more completed pictures from EVI’s website.  

https://www.evi-fl.com/heavyrescues-franklin

Update – April 13-15, 2018 – Final Inspection

A few loose ends and small additions are being worked on.  We are expecting a May 2nd departure from EVI and arrival in New Jersey at Campbell Supply May 4th.

Update- March 18, 2018 – Final Inspection set for April 13-15, 2018!

Update – February 28, 2018 – It looks bigger with the doors on!  Getting close now. 

Update – February 22, 2018 – Things are moving along now.  Tentative final inspection date is looking like mid April.  More to come.

Update – November 14, 2017 – Body set on the frame, mid-construction trip set for next week.  She will be home soon!

Update –  September 11, 2017 – The chassis and body survived hurricane Irma.  Thanks to the staff at EVI for keeping her safe!!  Mid construction trip is scheduled for early November.

Update – August 24, 2017 – Cab andChassis arrived safely in Florida.

Update August 6-8, 2017 – Final inspection at Seagrave.  A few punch list items to be rectified, shipping to EVI in Florida next week.

 

Update July 26, 2017 – Cab and chassis mating to the frame rails is partially completed, should be complete this week.

Update July 18, 2017  Cab and Chassis final inspection scheduled for August 7,8.  Body framing is complete see updated pictures.

 Update – July 10, 217

June 29, 2017

The first construction pictures of the new Rescue 56 are coming in.  Stay tuned for more developments as they happen.

TRENCH RESCUE

July 19, 2018 – A trench collapse occurred in the borough of Bound Brook trapping a worker up to his waist.  The Franklin Township Technical Rescue Task Force (Station 56, 25, 26) was requested.  Chief 56, Special Ops 56 and TRT unit responded with the other task force units to the incident.  The victim was removed from the trench and transported to a medical facility.  No further information is available.

VEHICLE FIRE

On Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 08:36 hours Fire District No. 1 responded to a working car fire in a driveway exposing a structure.  Car 26, FM8 units, Car 28, E562, E442 responded to the scene and extinguished the fire without incident.

 

STRUCTURE FIRE

On January 19, 2018 Stations 56 and 44 were dispatched to a working structure fire in station 56’s first due area while out on another run.  Car 56, E561, E562 responded along with the 2nd alarm mutual aid companies. Crews operated on the scene for approximately 2.5 hours.

 

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