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Incident News

A Quick Response Prevents a Major Incident

South’s fire crew had just returned from a small but potentially dangerous fire inside an apartment building. The fire was contained to the object of origin, thanks to the quick thinking of a resident and the alert from smoke detectors. Ventilation was necessary for the residence, and maintenance is now fixing the problem.

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Incident News

SWFD Responds to Fallen Tree and Downed Utility Lines

Firefighters from South Williamsport responded to an emergency call earlier today involving a large tree that had fallen, bringing down multiple utility lines. Upon arrival at the scene, units discovered the tree had completely snapped at its base, pulling down several power, cable, and telephone lines in the process.

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Incident News

SWFD Bravest Responds to Vehicle Accident in Loyalsock

Early this morning, crews from the South Williamsport Fire Department were dispatched to a reported accident involving a vehicle entrapment in Loyalsock. The Rescue unit, staffed by paid personnel, and an Engine with four crew members responded to the scene.

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Incident News

SWFD Aids in Bus Accident Response in Loyalsock

Yesterday, the South Williamsport Fire Department was called to assist at the scene of a bus accident with possible entrapment in Loyalsock. Responding units included the Rescue and Special Unit, accompanied by a total of eight personnel.

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Incident News

South Responds to Audible Alarm Due to Candle Smoke

Last night, units from the South Williamsport Fire Department were dispatched following reports of an audible alarm in the borough. Upon arrival, firefighters made entry into the home through a second-floor window, where they encountered excessive smoke.

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Member News

SWFD Welcomes New Member and Celebrates Promotion

During this evening’s monthly meeting, the South Williamsport Fire Department celebrated notable member milestones. The department proudly voted in Kade Gardner as a probationary member. Gardner, who previously served as a junior member, is eager to return and contribute, particularly with the ambulance service.

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Incident News

Hepburnville Garage Fire Requires Assistance From SWFD

South Williamsport firefighters have just returned after assisting the Hepburnville Fire Department in battling a garage fire. The team from South Williamsport played a crucial role, setting up a ladder to the roof as a precautionary measure to potentially pull back roofing if needed.

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