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KITCHEN FIRE ON MADISON AVE.
June 5th, approximately 17:35 hours B-Shift Ladder #6, Rescue #6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the 1700 block of Madison Ave. for a reported grease fire in the residence. Dunmore Police arrived on scene confirming a fire. Ladder #6 arrived with a smoke condition and requested the off duties to be dispatched. Rescue #6 secured a water supply to the Ladder and Firefighters had a quick knock down on the fire. Crews ventilated and overhauled before being released by Command.
EARLY MORNING STRUCTURE FIRE ON BUTLER STREET

June 4th, A-Shift approximately 04:30 Station #6 along with Penn. EMS and Engine 27-3 were dispatched to the 800 block of Butler Street in the Borough for the report of a structure fire. As Ladder #6 was approaching the 800 block they were able to see smoke and flames visible from the front of the residence which prompted the Officer to complete the SRN. Scranton E-4, T-2, Dickson City Rescue #23 and 23-9 were dispatched to the scene. Crews made an aggressive interior attack and the fire was contained quickly. Thanks to everyone who assisted at this incident!

STRUCTURE FIRE ON SOMERS STREET

May 21, approximately 23:50 hours A-Shift Station #6, Engine #27-3 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the 200 block of Somers Street for the report of a fire in a basement with possible entrapment. Ladder #6 and Rescue #6 were returning from a crash on the Interstate and responded immediately. With reports of multiple calls Ladder #6 requested the SRN (Truck #2 and Engine #4 from Scranton and Rescue #23 for R.I.T.). Ladder #6 arrived to find heavy fire showing from the rear of the residence. Rescue #6 established a water supply. Crews made an aggressive attack on the fire and all searches were negative. Commonwealth EMS Rehab was requested to the scene and Rescue #26 relocated to Dunmore Fire Headquarters. Thank You to everyone for the assistance and thank you to all the neighbors who brought water and Gatorade for the crews. (Photos by Annemarie C.)

FIRE ON UNIVERSITY DRIVE

May 13th, Approx. 20:00 Station #6 C-Shift was dispatched for a possible structure fire at 26 University Dr. Ladder #6 arrived to a multi family structure with smoke pushing from the A/D corner of division 1. The Ladder crew found a working fire in the utility room. Rescue #6 was advised to come into the scene and Engine 27-3 secure the hydrant. The crews held the fire to the utility room. Overhaul was performed checking for extension and mitigation of the smoke condition in the residence.


Earlier in the evening crews responded to the 1300 block of Adams Ave for smoke filling a residence. That incident turned out to be burnt food.

FULLY INVOLVED VEHICLE FIRE
May 4th, Station #6 A-Shift was requested by Chief 27 to assist Throop F.D. on Marshwood Road for a fully involved vehicle fire. Firefighters stretched an 1 3/4 attack line and quickly extinguished the blaze. Crews picked up and were released by Chief Hegedus in approximately 25 minutes. Photos courtesy of Dickson City EMS Shayne Young and Throop Fire Chief Andy Hegedus
EARLY MORNING VEHICLE FIRE
April 7th, approximately 01:15 hours B-Shift Ladder 6, Rescue 6 and Penn 6-9 were dispatched to the 400 block of Smith St for a vehicle fire. Police arrived on scene and reported a working fire in the engine compartment. Crews arrived, made a quick knock of the fire and utilized the E draulics to gain access to the engine compartment for overhaul. Crews returned to service within an hour.
The members of Local 860 are pleased to announce that we will be endorsing David W. Schmidt
for Secretary/Treasurer of the Pennsylvania Professional Firefighters Association.

The Dunmore Fire Dept. Local 860 is proud to announce that we will be endorsing 3 candidates for Council. Endorsements for the 4 year term are Paul Nardozzi and Thomas Ehnot and for the 2 year term is Carmel Verrastro-Biko.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION 
Please help keep all fire hydrants that are closest to your residence clean and clear. It might be the one you're Fire Department needs in case of an emergency.
OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHIES
The Dunmore Fire Department sends our deepest sympathies to the family, friends of Lieutenant Dennis DeVoe and the City of Harrisburg Bureau of Fire.
CHANGE BATTERIES IN SMOKE ALARMS
March 12th, Please remember to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.
TRUCK CRASH ON INTERSTATE 81

March 10th, D.F.D B-Shift responded to a report of an oil truck roll over North I-81 mile marker 188. There was no rupture of the tank and the truck had approximately 100 gallons on board.

RESCUE CO. ASSIST TO OLD FORGE

February 21st,  approximately 09:40 hours B-Shift Rescue 6 was requested as part of a multiple alarm assignment for a working structure fire in Old Forge Borough. Rescue 6 responded and was initially assigned water supply for Ladder 95 in the rear of the structure. After establishing the water supply the crew assisted with multiple other tasks. Rescue 6 operated for approximately 3 hours before returning to service. Ladder 6 and Engine 6 were staffed while the Rescue operated on this mutual aid call.

GENERAL ALARM FIRE 46 YEARS AGO

February 1971, 46 years ago this February the Dunmore Fire Department, Scranton Fire Department and near by communities fought a General Alarm Fire on the Campus of Marywood College.

FULLY INVOLVED VEHICLE FIRE

January 23rd, approximately 01:00 hours Station #6 and Penn. EMS were dispatched to the area  of the L.V.I.H. and Interstate 84 for a motor vehicle crash, one car rolled over. Reports also stated that the vehicle was on fire. Crews arrived to find a one car MVC with fire and the occupant of the vehicle extricated by a bystanders prior to F.D.'s arrival.  D.F.D. crews extinguished the fire and EMS transported the occupant to a local hospital.

REPORTED FIRE ON CHESTNUT STREET
January 22nd, Station #6 along with Penn. EMS were dispatched to the 300 block of Chestnut Street in the Borough for the report of a structure fire, caller smells something burning in the residence. Fire crews investigated and found something burning in the microwave. Firefighters checked for extension, ventilated the residence and returned to service in approximately 30 minutes.
THANK YOU TO ALL INVOLVED 
January 16th, The on duty Dunmore Fire Dept. crews reported to St. Mary's this morning for the American Red Cross and Servpro sponsored smoke detector installation drive along with the Red Cross, Servpro  Unico Dunmore Chapter Volunteers. The Dunmore F.D. Local 860, Scranton F.D. Local 60 and the Wilkes barre Local 104 installed nearly 700 smoke detectors free of charge within their communities. This is a great program and has potential to save lives. Great job by all involved and thank you!!
VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR 01-16-2017 
Anyone wishing to volunteer and help is asked to meet at 9:00 am on Monday, January 16, 2017 at Saint mary's School on Chestnut Street in Dunmore.
M.V.C. AT SOUTH BLAKELY AND GROVE STREETS
January 5th, 19:30 Ladder #6, Rescue #6 and Penn EMS were dispatched to the intersection of S. Blakely and Grove Street for a motor vehicle crash. Crews arrived to find one vehicle that had struck another with patiens self extricated. Firefighters contained hazards and stood by until the towing service arrived.
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