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Structure Fire Assist to Utica

April 14th, 2018|0 Comments

At 12:11 AM West Mead 1 was dispatched with Cochranton to assist Utica with a structure fire along US 322. Engine 28-12 responded with a full crew to the scene. Department 28 spent the bulk of time on suppression and overhaul on the most damaged building, a post-frame metal garage.

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Cochranton Road Accident with Injury and Entrapment

April 5th, 2018|0 Comments

At 7:06 AM West Mead #1 was dispatched with Meadville Ambulance for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment and injury on Cochranton Road near Wilson Chutes. Meadville Central and Cochranton were requested to assist with rescue and traffic control.

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Recruitment and Retention Seminar

March 29th, 2018|0 Comments

On March 28 Fire Chief Brad Johnston and Assistant Fire Chief Craig Lauer attended a Recruitment and Retention training program hosted at Edinboro Volunteer Fire Department, with round table discussions regarding recruiting, retaining volunteers, and what drives volunteers away who already serve.

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Burning Complaint on Alden St

March 28th, 2018|0 Comments

At 4:04 PM West Mead #1 was dispatched for an engine crew to respond to a reported violation of West Mead Township's burning ordinance on Alden Street. Engine 28-12 responded to the scene and found an unattended smoldering fire burning household trash and other items outside a proper container.

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Explosion, Fire at Advanced Cast Products

March 27th, 2018|2 Comments

At 4:39 AM West Mead 1 was dispatched with other mutual aid departments to assist Vernon Township with a reported structure fire after an explosion at Advanced Cast Products on Mill Street. Engine 28-12 responded to the scene, a three-story brick and steel industrial building with visible smoke in the area.

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House Fire on Snake Road, Assist to Cochranton

March 17th, 2018|0 Comments

At 9:00 AM, West Mead 1 was dispatched to assist Cochranton with a structure fire on Snake Rd in French Creek Township. The initial request for an engine to stand by at Dept 4 was upgraded to a full assist as reports from the scene indicated fire through the roof and on both floors.