Shortly after returning from the Olympic Lane fire alarm, Engine 841 responded to assist Station 3 on a reported structure fire on the 2400 block of Bedford Street. Crews found no fire conditions and ...
Stations 82, 84, and 3 were dispatched to an automatic fire alarm at a business on Olympic Lane Friday morning. Crews arrived to find a glove had burned during normal course of business that set off t...
Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
Units from Station 84 responded to a one vehicle rollover accident on the 100 block of Fairview Avenue in the Croyle Township section of Sidman early Tuesday morning. Crews arrived to find one vehicle...
Crews from Stations 84 and 82 responded to a water flow alarm at the Johnstown Flood National Memorial Visitor center early Saturday morning. Crews arrived to find no conditions and met with maintenan...
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34 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "C"
Creeping fire
Fire burning with a low flame and spreading slowly.
Cross lay
Arrangement of hose on a pumper such that it can be quickly unloaded from either side of the apparatus; often pre-connected to a pump outlet and equipped with a suitable nozzle.
Crown fire
A fire that advances from top to top of trees or shrubs more or less independent of a surface fire. Crown fires are sometimes classed as running or dependent to distinguish the degree of independence from the surface fire.
Crown out
A fire that raises from ground into the tree crowns and advances from treetop to treetop. To intermittently ignite tree crowns as a surface fire advances.
34 entries in the Fire glossary beginning with "C"

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