Category Archives: Accidents

Tractor trailer takes out hydrant, spills diesel throughout Pottsville

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Around 10:30 PM on Thursday, August 10, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched a Pottsville Fire Chief to the area of Centre Street and Mauch Chunk Street for a report of fluid on the roadway. P-6 was advised of a report of a tractor trailer that had a ruptured fuel tank in the area and was still driving on Centre Street.  Callers were reporting a large amount of diesel fuel on the roadway.  P-6 requested Stations 10 and 70 be added to the run. Crews arrived to find a large spill that began near Morris Street where a … Continue reading

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Car crashes into 209 bridge near Pottsville

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Just before 11PM on Friday, June 30, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Pottsville City Stations 50 and 60 with Schuylkill EMS to the area of West Market Street and Gordon Nagle Trail for an accident with injuries. Rescue 63 arrived on the scene to find one car into a bridge in a construction zone with one occupant laying outside the vehicle.  The rescue relayed to the responding duty chief that traffic would need to be shut down while crews operated.  District 3 (Llewellyn) was dispatched to assist with traffic control. Engine 62 and Ladder 51 arrived on … Continue reading

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Car and farm tractor collide in East Union Township

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 12:14 PM on Wednesday, April 19, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire District 9 (Sheppton-Oneida), Mahanoy City Rescue 993 (West End) and Shenandoah ALS to 294 Phineyville Road in East Union Township for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Responding units were advised of a car versus farm tractor with one person trapped in the car.  Squad 9-70 and Engine 9-10 arrived on the scene to find a tractor vs Mustang with the tractor pushed into the drivers side of the car and the car pushed into the embankment. Crews found a female driver in the … Continue reading

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Coroner called to crash on Burma

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Around 1:30 PM on Monday, April 3, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire Districts 26 (Ryan Twp.), 6 (Delano Twp.), 25 (Rush Twp. – Hometown) with Mahanoy City Engine 454 (Citizens), Ryan Twp. EMS and APTS Medic 11 to the area of 2086 Burma Road in Ryan Township for a reported motor vehicle accident with entrapment. First responding units were advised callers were reporting a two vehicle crash with entrapment and possibly one person deceased in a vehicle.  Mahanoy City EMS was added to the call due to the seriousness of the call.  Mahanoy City Rescue 469 … Continue reading

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Car slams into school bus in Fairlane Village Mall parking lot

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 12:21 PM on Wednesday, March 8, Pottsville City Fire (Stations 30, 40 & 60) were dispatched with Schuylkill EMS to the Fairlane Village Mall parking lot near Boscov’s for a motor vehicle accident with injuries. P-2 responded and was advised of a three vehicle crash involving a school bus in the middle of the parking lot. Crews arrived on the scene and found three vehicles in the parking lot.  Two passengers cars and one school bus were in the crash.  It appeared one car struck another car then smashed into the school bus and became … Continue reading

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Snow squall leads to MCI on I81 between Delano and McAdoo

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 3:35 PM on Friday, March 3, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire Districts 6 (Delano Twp.,), 26 (Ryan Twp.) and 49 (McAdoo) to Interstate 81 in the area of mile marker 135 Northbound for a motor vehicle accident involving multiple vehicles. Additional calls were reporting multiple vehicles involved with possible entrapment. First responding units were advised that 9-1-1 was now receiving reports of up to thirty vehicles involved with entrapment; units were advised to anticipate a Mass Casualty Incident. Units from Mahanoy City (West End Rescue 993 and Engine 454) were added along with rescue units … Continue reading

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Vehicle strikes rock, injures one in East Union Township

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Sheppton-Oneida firefighters were dispatched at 9:22 AM on Tuesday, February 7 by Schuylkill County 9-1-1 to the area of 489 Main Boulevard in East Union Township for a vehicle crash with injuries. Shenandoah EMS was also due on the response. Rescue Engine 9-10 went responding and was advised of a single vehicle crash with one injury.  The Engine arrived on scene to find a single vehicle in the middle of the roadway with heavy front-end damage after striking a large rock off the road and an injured person sitting in the roadway. Ambulance 6402 arrived on … Continue reading

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Head-on crash outside Nuremberg

LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – At 6:11 PM on February 4, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched the Nuremberg-Weston Volunteer Fire Company to the area of 22 Nuremberg Mountain Road in Black Creek Township for a vehicle crash with unknown injuries.  Luzerne Ambulance 577 (Sugarloaf) was also due on the call. Engine 582 and Engine 583 responded to the crash and found a two vehicle head-on collision in the middle of the mountain separating Nuremberg and Fern Glen.  All occupants were self-extricated upon arrival. The crews split up and evaluated patients until the arrival of the BLS while fire police shut down the … Continue reading

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Four people hurt in crash outside Sheppton

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – At 5:48 AM on Friday, January 27, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Fire District 9 (Sheppton-Oneida) to 859 Main Boulevard in East Union Township for a motor vehicle accident with unknown injuries.  Shenandoah ALS was also due on the call. Medic 6402 responded and was advised of a two vehicle crash and 9-1-1 was now getting reports of entrapment.  The assignment was upgraded to a rescue dispatch and brought Mahanoy City West End Rescue 993 to the scene. Sheppton-Oneida Engine 9-10 arrived on the scene to find a two vehicle crash on Route 924 in the middle … Continue reading

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Two vehicles collide outside Aristes

COLUMBIA COUNTY, PA – Shortly after noon on Tuesday, November 15, Columbia County 9-1-1 dispatched Stations 350 (Aristes), 330 (Wilburton) and 270 (Valley Chemical – Numidia) to Route 42 in the area of the watershed in Conyngham Township for a head-on vehicle crash reported with injuries.  Ashland BLS and Shenandoah ALS were also requested out of Schuylkill County. Get Fire & Film updates to your email inbox! Chief 350 and Rescue Engine 352 went responding and were advised of two vehicles that collided head-on in the area of the entrance to the watershed in Brush Valley.  Ambulance 3801 arrived on … Continue reading

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