At 1535 hours on Sunday February 27th, Company 8 (Reynoldsville VFD), Engines 71, 121 (Stonewood VFD), and 51 (Mt. Clare VFD) along with HCES were alerted for a Structure Fire at Harmony Valley Apartments on Gawthrop Lane in Sun Valley. Truck 7 staffed with 5 personnel responded in under 3 minutes. Tanker 7 staffed with an additional 2 personnel also responded. HCES 633 arrived on scene with a single-story multi-unit apartment building with a Working Fire on the back porch of an end-of-row unit. Engine 82 arrived and placed a 1 3/4” cross lay in service making making quick work of the fire. Truck 7 arrived on scene and assisted with overhaul, checking for extension, and minor ventilation. The fire was contained to the exterior wall of the structure. The BOX was held to Co. 8 and 7 with Tanker 7 returning in service. Truck 7 returned home at 1621 hours.
At 1651 hours, Companies 7, 12 (Stonewood VFD), and Anmoore EMS were alerted for a Vehicle Accident with Injuries on Buckhannon Pike at the intersection of Overlook Drive in Craigmoor. Squad 7 staffed with 4 personnel responded in just over 2 minutes with Engine 71 staffed with an additional 2 personnel responding moments later. Ambulance 15 and Squad 7 arrived on scene to find a 2-vehicle head-on type collision with heavy damage to both vehicles and the roadway blocked. It was quickly determined to be negative entrapment and 2 BLS patients for transport. Engine 71, Rescue 124, and Unit 125 all operated on scene briefly before returning in service. Ambulance 15 and 18 transported both patients to UHC. Crews assisted with cleaning the roadway of debris and fluids as well as traffic control by shutting down the roadway for HCSD. Crews returned home at 1814 hours.