On June 18, 2007, nine firefighters perished in a warehouse fire in Charleston, SC. What was initially dispatched as a trash fire escalated into one of the most scrutinized events in national fire service history.
Members from Green Lane assisted Red Hill on a commercial building fire Sunday September 10th. Squad 42 and Tac 42 responded. Full article on 1st Responder News:http://www.1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/DisplayNews.aspx?PT=state&state=PA&ID=9c7a5b05-fc79-448a-b828-6d08fde13810
Upon returning from the scene of another call Tanker 42 was added to 78's box with confirmed fire. The fire quickly went to 2 alarms. Tanker assisted with water supply, while it's crew assisted with fire suppression.
Rescue drill - May 16th. Station 42 members arrived to find a simulated 2 vehicle accident with one car on top of an SUV. The SUV had simulated entrapment. The crew went in service with fire extinguishment, vehicle stabilization, and extraction.
The GLFC is proud to announce the purchase of Field 75 from the Telford Fire Company. Field 75 was no longer being utilized by Telford and was purchased at a very fair price by the fire company. The truck is a 1997 Chevrolet / Swab 4x4 with approximately 10,000 miles on the vehicle.
At roughly 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 21st, Tanker 42 and Engine 42 were dispatched to assist Upper Frederick Station 87 with a garage fire in the 2900 Block of Hauck Road in Upper Frederick Township.
Just before lunch time on Thursday, November 14th, Station 42 was dispatched to a home on Swamp Creek Road near the intersection of Whites Mill Road in Marlborough Township for a building fire. Also on the assignment were units from Tylersport Sta.
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6th, Station 42, Squad 78 (Upper Salford) and Engine 87 (Upper Frederick) were dispatched to the area of Route 29 and Snyder Road at the old iron bridge for a vehicle accident with injuries.
A long over-due and belated congratulations to Firefighter Travis Haber for completing his Firefighter 1 training. The course is long and takes a lot of time to complete, especially for someone who is trying to balance college and work ,as Travis was.
Just after 9:30 on Tuesday, August 28th, Station 42, Squad 78 and Engine 87 were dispatched to the area of Perkiomenville Road between Penny Road and Upper Ridge Road for a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment.
A two vehicle non-injury accident tied up traffic during the lunch rush at the intersection of Gravel Pike and Knight Road on Monday, July 29th. Shortly after Noon, the Marlborough Twp. Police Dept requested Station 42 fire police to assist with traffic control around the accident.