Calls For Service
Wednesday October 24th 2018
At approximately 12:30pm Fire District 3 was dispatched to 81 Veronica ave for the Elevator Entrapment. Engine 27 was the first apparatus on scene followed by Rescue 25, Car 25 and Car 27. Squad 27 arrived later into the call. Upon arrival units found the elevator to be stuck on the 2nd floor with 1 occupant trapped. The occupant was ok and unharmed. Members from both companies tried to open the elevator doors using the elevator keys but had no luck on the 2nd floor. Members then had to utilize forcible entry tools from Rescue 25 and Squad 27 to gain access inside. After opening the doors the occupant was removed. Crews were on scene for approximately 2 hours.
Monday September 24th 2018
At approximatley 9:50am Fire District 3 was dispatched to 111 Clyde Rd for the Back Hoe fire. Engine 253 called in service with a crew of 4. Franklin PD arrived first confirming a working back hoe fire. Engine 251 called in service as E253 was arriving on scene. Crew from E253 pulled a 2" attack line to knock down the fire. Engine 251 arrived on scene and assisted with extinguishing the fire and overhaul. Squad 27 arrived on scene and stood by if manpower was needed.
After extinguishing the fire, crews from E253 and E251 Were able to gain access to the batteries to cut power to the unit. Crews were on scene for approximatley 1 hour. Good job by all.