|Wed, Apr 4th, 2012 9:43:00 am -
Wednesday was a busy day for the Bart Twp. Fire Co. Volunteers with three medic assist and three fire calls, Starting with the first medic assist at 08:27 in the morning.
At 09:43 Eng 5-1-2 & Tan. 5-1-1 were dispatched for a trash fire at 1740 Mine Rd. Deputy 5-1(D. Farmer) arrived to find a small fire that got into the woods from a worker cutting steel using a torch.
A reminder to watch where and when you burn, with the ground being dry it don't take long for a small fire to get out of hand.
12:45, as a crew was at one of the local amish schools for a fire prevention drill, Eng 5-1-1 & Tan 5-1-1 were called to 1162 Simmomtown Road on a 2nd alarm building fire, Eng 5-1-1 was told to assist Eng 4-5-2 (Kinzers) with setting up a fill site to fill tankers, on Strasburg Rd. Once fill site was established Eng 5-1-1 was advised to head over to the 2nd call in the 5-2 (Christana) local, 33 Upper Vally Rd, to assist with a woods fire.
12:49, Eng 5-1-2 & Tan 5-1-2 were called to 33 Upper Valley Rd for woods, Eng 5-7-5 (Quarryville) arrived to find an acre an a half of woods to be burning, Station 5-1 crews were on scene for little over two hours to assist with bringing the fire under control.
14:41, Medic assst, QRS 5-1.
22:34, Medic assist, QRS 5-1.