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One killed, one seriously hurt in Hazle Twp. accident


LUZERNE COUNTY, PA – Around 2:30 PM on Friday, August 31, Hazle Township Fire and Rescue was dispatched with APTS Medic 11 to Route 924 in the area of Interstate 81 for a motor vehicle accident with entrapment. Rescue 101 went responding and was advised of at least one trapped and unresponsive.  Multiple calls were being received and some stated one patient was possibly deceased.  Two Medic 11 units were on the way and requested aeromedical be placed on standby for the injured. The Rescue and Engine 102 arrived on the scene along with the medics and found a single … Continue reading

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Man falls into hole, seriously injured


SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, PA – Shortly before noon on Tuesday, November 8, Schuylkill County 9-1-1 dispatched Shenandoah ALS to 215 West New York Street in Shenandoah for a traumatic injury.  Moments later, the rescue assignment was dispatched to assist with extrication.  The assignment included the Shenandoah Fire Department and West End Rescue 993 from Mahanoy City. Medic 6403 went responding and was advised of a male in his sixties who feel into a hole in a garage on New York Street.  It was reported that the male fell approximately 8-10 feet and was complaining of back pain.  The caller stated the … Continue reading

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