A busy week for the Honey Brook Volunteers
By Past Fire Chief Allen Beiler
January 31, 2021

Monday 1/25/2021was a three call day with a carbon monoxide incident, standby at Avondale, and previously mentioned building fire.

Thursday 1/28/2021 was a four call day including a cardiac arrest EMS assist, minor chimney fire, a gas leak and a Motor Vehicle Accident on Rt 10 between Todd Rd and Wawassan Drive.

Friday 1/29/2021 started with a Cardiac Arrest EMS assist and then at 2:36 PM an then an unusual Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment at Rt 10 & Beaver Dam Road. This accident involved a dump truck pulling a trailer with a piece of equipment on it which tipped over rounding the corner crushing a pickup truck waiting at the stop sign.
This incident brought EMS 189, Medic 93, Lanco EMS 49-1 , Rescue 33, Lanco Rescue 39, Engine 33-1, Squad 33, and Fire Police Traffic 33, 35, Lanco 49 & a Penn Star helicopter. One patient was transported to Reading. A State Police Accident Reconstruction Team investigated the accident.
Deputy Chief (Ream) arrived on scene with a heavy entrapment in a pickup and requested a heavy wrecker (Flings) to assist with the extrication. Dep. Chief Ream Established Compass Road Command. Units were in service for greater than five hours on this call.
Photo credits to HBFC and IrishEyes Photography

Units: 33-1, Rescue 33, Squad 33, Traffic 33, EMS 189
Mutual Aid: Lanco Rescue 39, Fire Police 49, White Horse EMS 49-1 Chesco - Flings Towing- 4 trucks, Medic 93, Penn Star Helicopter,