While crews were responding to the Mayluth Road structure fire, a second dispatch for Richland Township came in for a vehicle accident at the intersection of Oakridge and Mt Airy Drive. Engine 842 wit...
A first alarm was dispatched for a structure fire on the 100 block of Mayluth Road in Richland Township shortly after lunch hour. A garage to the rear of the apartment complex was on fire,but was cont...
After returning from the CO Alarm in District 82, 84 personnel were dispatched to assist Adams Twp PD on a one vehicle accident on Rt 219 in Adams Township.
Thursday, January 20th, 2022
Stations 82 and 84 were dispatched for a Carbon Monoxide alarm at a residence on Twin Rams Road, in Adams Township. The rescue and utility responded with a total of 9. No conditions found by 82 person...
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4 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "J"
J-bar
A stiff, j-shaped tool for reaching an inside door handle.
Jack-knifing
Jargon for position of articulated aerial ladder such that tractor is at an angle to the trailer; provides improved stability when ladder is hoisted, rotated and extended.
Jaws of Life
A Hurst tool. See hydraulic spreader.
Jet siphon
A venturi appliance used for moving large amounts of water from one reservoir tank to another by pumping a small amount of pressurized water into the jet to create a vacuum to move larger amounts of water.
4 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "J"

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