2016 Kuhl Hose Responses









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"Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it."  Dwight D. Eisenhower


Recent Incidents



Harborgreene Rd Basement Fire

11/17 - Just before 05:30  Kuhl Hose was dispatched to 4951 Harborgreene Rd for a structure fire. Chief 680 arrived on scene and reported a working fire in the basement. On arrival Engine 682 stretched a 1-3/4" line and attacked the fire, containing it to the A-D corner of the basement. Engine 683 and Tanker 685 were positioned for water supply.

Perry Hi-Way Engine 432 and Brookside Truck 249 assisted with overhaul and ventilation. Fuller Engine 204 held the RIT assignment. The Kuhl Hose Rehab team also assisted on scene. All other mutual aid was returned.  The fire is under investigation


Kuhl & Knoyle Rd Accident

08/25 - Kuhl Hose was dispatched to a vehicle accident next to Station #69.  On arrival Chief 680 reported 1 vehicle moderate damage.  There was 1 patient with minor injuries.  697 handled a refusal and 683 secured the vehicle.  PSP and fire police remained until the roadway was clear.



REHAB Assist Girard

07/12 - REHAB 68 was requested to and responded to Girard to assist at a commercial structure fire.  REHAB 68 worked with the on scene EMS agencies and supported by the Fairview FD Auxiliary.   REHAB 68 saw over 100 firefighters while on the scene providing REHAB.



Tire / Trailer Fire Assist Brookside

06/14 - Kuhl Hose was dispatched to assist Brookside on Hannon Rd for an unknown type fire.  On arrival Chief 680 reported a pile of tires and a racecar trailer on fire.   On arrival Brookside crews pulled hand lines and made an attack on the fire.  Crews from Fairfield, Kuhl Hose and Wesleyville assisted with extinguishment and overhaul.  Crews were on the scene for just under an hour.


RT 8 & Tate Rd Accident

05/24 - Just before 11:30 Tuesday Deputy Chief 690 wittenessed an accident and reported it to dispatch.  690 reported 2 vehicles moderate to heavy damage.  Kuhl Hose and Greenfield were dispatched along with Emergycare and MPS to treat and transport the multiple patients. Squads 687, 707, ECI and MPS all transported patients.  683 assisted with patient care and secured the scene.  PSP investigated the accident.



EMS Week

05/18 -  Kuhl Hose & Greenfield Fire Departments met at Sta #68 for an EMS week picnic and continuing education proram.  Larry Kniess a RN with the UPMC Hamot Cath Lab as well as a PHRN with Emergycare provided the lecture.  He was assisted by Kayla Zaccheo who also works in the UPMC Hamot Cath Lab.   After the Cardiology lecture hands on demonstrations along with a question and answer period. 



Wildland Fire Chainsaw training

04/20 - Wednesday April 20th, Kuhl Hose members were given a Wild land  Chainsaw review training.  Greg Frick a member of the Edinboro Fire Department and a member of the Pennsylvania Specialized Wild Land fire Crew provided the training.  Greg is a Sawyer for the specialized crew and has made multiple trips out west to large wild land fires.



Hay bale Fire

04/21 - Kuhl Hose was dispatched to Turner Rd to assist the State Police just after 1 Thursday afternoon.  On arrival crews found a large pile of round bales burning.   The State Police wanted the fire extinguished due to the large amount of smoke and the hazards it was causing for motorists on Turner rd.  Crews worked for approx 1 1/2 hours and making little headway called for more manpower and assistance from Wattsburg Hose Co.  Shortly after Greene Township Supervisors were called and they sent a township excavator to assist.  The excavator was used to pull the bales apart and help with extinguishment.   Crews worked on scene until just after 17:00.