Training this evening was vehicle extrication using a car under evolution. crew members were not allowed to go in front of the barricades simulating a car under another vehicle that distance. crews used the tunnel method to remove the truck lid, rear package tray and interior trim, and rear seat. Crews performed 2 scenarios. Great training on something that is not usually done on a normal vehicle extrication drill.
Station 2 was dispatched at 9:16 to a structure fire on Royal Road. Engine 2 with 4 (Safety Ed) responded and was instructed by Deputy Chief 2 (Br Sell) who was on scene to hit the hydrant on the corner by the house. Engine 2 crew pulled a line to the garage. Tower 1 arrived and did search, roof vent and removed the 3 overhead garage doors. 2 Crew was assisted by Fire Police Special Unit 2. Engines 58, 14-1, Lanc 74-1, Daup 46. Truck Daup 48. Rescue 58. Air Daup 48. Pa State police Fire Marshall. Engine 2 was in service 4 hours and 45 minutes. A great knock by Engine 2 and Tower 1 crews to keep fire damage to the garage.
The CVFC held their election tonight. All offices are for 2 years. The results are as follows:
President - Kurt Kauffman
1st Vice President - Ed Houser
2nd Vice President - Pat Schaeffer
Treasurer - Chris Bardsley
Asst. Treasurer - Delores Kuntz
Secretary - Jen Schaeffer
Asst. Secretary - Kathy Darkes
Trustee - Robert "Bob" Love
Fire Chief - Barry Sell
Deputy Fire Chief - Brandon Sell
Chief Engineer - Richard "Butch" Klinger
Fire Police Captain - Jenn Haak
Congrats to all!