At 13:14 hours on June 30th, Somerset County requested Cascade 1-3 to respond into Bedminster Twp for the 3rd Alarm fire. Cascade 1-3 was requested to refill SCBA and to provide manpower at the scene. Once on scene, the crew stood by to fill air bottles but none needed to be filled due to exterior … Read more
At 1727 hours on June 9th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish its 2nd landing zone of the weekend at the first aid squad building on East Mill Road for a fall victim on the Columbia Trail. Engine 1-2 established the landing zone and crews assisted with moving the patient of the helicopter. Long … Read more
At 0807 hours on June 8th, Long Valley Fire was dispatched to establish a landing zone at Rock Spring Park for a medical emergency requiring an immediate medevac to a specialty center. Long Valley EMS and Saint Clare's provided initial care and transported the patient to the landing zone.
Last weekend, The Long Valley First Aid Squad conducted a Vehicle Rescue Operations course for new Rescue Services Members. 12 LVFAS men and women and several fire fighters from WTFD participated. This course teaches rescuers how to stabilize, lift, and extricate patients from passenger vehicles. Students got tons of hands-on training with stabilization equipment, hydraulic rescue … Read more