Easton Avenue Extrication

At 12:55 hours this afternoon District 1 companies were dispatched to Easton Ave and Davidson Ave for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. While en route units were advised by Franklin Police that a door pop would be needed to free the driver. Car 44-2 arrived to confirm 1 patient trapped and updated the location to Easton Ave and Route 287. Rescue 56 arrived with a 5 man crew and immediately went to work stabilizing the vehicle and securing the battery. The crew quickly preformed a full door removal and transferred the patient over to ems. All units were clear in approximately 40 minutes.

 

South Bound Brook Extrication

At 08:47 hours this morning we were requested into South Bound Brook to assist with a worker who had fallen in a crawl space. Rescue 56 and Utility 56 responded with a crew of 7. Once on scene units assisted the crew of engine 55-2 with extricating 1 patient from the crawl space. There were no reported injuries and all units were cleared within the hour.

Emerson Rd Low Angle Rescue

 

At 19:27 hours this evening stations 56 and 44 (Middlebush) were dispatched to Emerson Road for a squad assist with a patient who fell out of a tree. Chief 56 arrived and confirmed one patient down in the wooded area behind the residence and requested station 28 (Millstone Valley) for their ranger. Rescue 56 arrived and immediately went to work assessing the patient and setting up a haul system. Car 562 , Engine 561, and Engine 562 arrived shortly after and assisted the rescue crew and EMS with patient packaging. The combined crews along with members from Engine 44-1 along with Chief 28 and Deputy 44 were able to quickly and efficiently remove the patient. All units were clear in approximately 30 minutes.

 

South Middlebush Extrication

This morning at 01:32 hours Stations 44 (Middlebush) and 56 (Somerset) were dispatched to South Middlebush Road for the reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment . Chief 56 arrived and confirmed a car on it’s side with the driver trapped. Engine 441 arrived and stretched a precautionary hoseline and assisted Rescue 56 with stabilization of the vehicle. Car 562 and Engine 562 arrived shortly after and the combined crew was able to quickly and safely remove the driver. Great job by all on scene.

 

 

Classon Court Car Fire

This evening at 20:08 hours stations 56 and 44 were dispatched to Classon Court for the reported car fire. Car 56 arrived and confirmed a working fire. Engine 562 arrived and stretched the bumper line to extinguish the fire. Car 562 and Engine 561 were also in scene. All units were cleared within an hour.

Deerfield Road Car Fire

This afternoon at 17:06 hours District 1 companies were dispatched to Demott Lane and Deerfield Road for the reported car fire. Car 56 arrived and confirmed a working fire. Car 562 , Engine 562 , Engine 561 arrived shortly after. The combined crews assisted by Engine 442 were able to quickly extinguish the fire. All units were cleared within an hour.

Lakeside Ave Car Fire

Last night at 19:52 hours stations 56/44 were dispatched to the area of Lakeside Ave / 1st Street for reported car fire. Car 56, Car 562, Engine 561 , and Engine 562 responded with 10 members. Chief 56 arrived and confirmed a working fire. The fire was extinguished and all units were cleared in approximately 45 minutes.

Bound Brook Structure Fire

 

This morning at 04:52 hours our RIT was requested into Bound Brook for a structure fire. Car 56, Car 562, and Rescue 56 responded with a total of 9 members. Once on scene the crew split to cover the A and C sides and threw ground ladders. After the bulk of the fire was knocked the crew assisted with extensive overhaul. Units were clear after approximately 4 1/2 hours.

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Dumpster Fire

At 15:20 this yesterday afternoon District 1 companies we’re dispatched to The Somerset Hotel for a reported dumpster fire. While en route companies were advised the dumpster was heavily involved and under the building. With the update Car 562 requested a 2nd alarm box 2601. Car 562 arrived on scene and confirmed a working fire with extension to the building. Engine 562 arrived and laid a supply line to Engine 8. The crew then pulled additional lines to assist in fire suppression. On their arrival crews from Engine 561 and Van 56 assisted in checking for extension , ventilation. Once the bulk of the fire all crews worked on doing extensive overhaul. All units were on scene for approximately 1 1/2 hours. Great stop by the first arriving companies , and thank you to the mutual aid and cover companies.

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