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Taylor Fire & Rescue
Headquarters

117 Union Street
Taylor, PA 18517
Phone: 570.562.6279
Fax: 570.562.1280


Taylor Fire Dept. #1

614 Union St.
Taylor, PA 18517
Phone:570.562.1010


taylorfire95@yahoo.com

Substation

1137 Reynolds Ave
Taylor, PA 18504
Phone: 570.969.6184

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RESCUE RUNS MOOSIC STRUCTURE FIRE

January 3, Rescue 95 was dispatched to a home on 6th Street in Moosic Borough as part of the first alarm for the reported structure fire. Rescue 95 arrived on scene with the rest of the companies finding a working fire, with the rescue company being put to work as a truck company. The rescue crew performed a primary search of the occupancy which proved negative, then went to work providing ventilation and overhaul. The rescue operated on scene for just under two hours before being released by the 98 commander.

SNAKE ROAD VEHICLE FIRE

December 27, Station 95 was dispatched to Snake Rd, in the area between McDade Park and the turnpike bridge for the reported motor vehicle fire, with multiple calls received. The call was originally dispatched to West Mountain Rd in Scranton due to he original caller not knowing his correct location. Scranton Police were first arriving reporting the correct location to be Snake Rd near the cemetary, confirming a working vehicle fire. The fire was extinguished with the bumper line off the Rescue, with the engine crew opening up the vehicle upon their arrival.

CHRISTMAS DAY PIN JOB

December 25, The Rescue and Engine were dispatched with Old Forge EMS and Pennsylvania Ambulance ALS to the intersection of N Main St and Depot St for the reported motor vehicle rollover with possible entrapment. During response, Chief Graham was updated that police were on scene confirming two pinned in the vehicle, which added Greenwood Rescue 98 to the response and an additional ALS unit from Lackawanna Ambulance. The Rescue and Engine arrived going straight to work stabilizing the vehicle and removing the roof from the vehicle. Both patients were extricated and in the hands of EMS within 12 minutes of the Rescue company's arrival.

EARLY MORNING VEHICLE FIRE

December 1, Station 95 was dispatched to the Sam's Distribution Center in the Stauffer Indutrial Park for the reported vehicle fire. The Rescue and Engine arrived stretching a line and opening up the vehicle. Ladder 95 arrived on scene and completed overhaul.

THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED SUPPORT

The company held it's Semi Annual Pancake & Sausage Breakfast on November 3rd. and had the biggest turnout we have ever seen. We would like to thank everyone for supporting us. Were looking forward to seeing everyone in the spring.

 

RESCUE OPERATES ON MOOSIC ELECTRICAL FIRE

October 30, 1544 hours, Rescue 95 was dispatched to Preferred Meal Systems in Moosic as part of the first alarm assignment for the activated pull station alarm. First arriving LA4 found the building being evacuated, with reports of an electrical fire in the freezer area. Rescue 95 arrived on scene, with the crew going to work with the rest of the companies controlling the power and extinguishing the fire. Upon the fire being extinguished, crews checked the area for extension, finding none. The rescue operated on scene for a little over an hour.

FIRST ANNUAL MEMORIAL SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT HELD

The first annual Dennis Owens Jr. Memorial Softball Tournament was held September 14th and 15th. The weekend was a huge success and we would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to everyone who participated and donated to this great event. We can't wait to see everyone again next year. 

LATE MORNING TRACTOR TRAILER FIRE

August 21, 1106 hours, Station 95 was dispatched with Rescue 2 and Old Forge EMS to the Pennsylvania Turnpike northbound at mile post 122.3 for the reported tractor trailer fire. Rescue Co. 95 was first arriving, with nothing showing, holding all other units in quarters. Upon investigation, the rescue crew found a small fire in the engine compartment , extinguishing the fire using a 1 3/4" handline and disconnecting the batteries on the vehicle. The Rescue returned to service upon arrival of the Pennsylvania State Police and the towing service.

FULLY INVOLVED BUILDING FIRE

August 10, Station 95 along with Old Forge EMS were dispatched to S. Keyser Ave. in Taylor for the report of a structure fire. Crews arrived to find a large building fully involved with multiple propane tank explosions and wires on the ground arcing. Crews operated for approx. eleven hours before picking up. No injuries were reported at the incident and the cause of the blaze is under investigation.

MULTIPLE TRAILERS OFF IN INDUSTRIAL PARK

August 8, Station 95 was dispatched to the area of the Scranton Unemployment Center for smoke and flames visible from a trailer. Units arrived on scene to find multiple trailers burning in a wooded area and went to work stretching lines for extinguishement. Engine Companies 98 and 93-3 were requested to assist for water supply. The trailers were loaded with cardboard and other various items which provided for extensive overhaul needs. The Rescue, Brush, and Chief 95A operated on scene for nearly 4 hours.


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