Minquas Fire Company No. 2

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 29 262
Feb 36 220
Mar 47 218
Apr 43 232
May 43 279
Jun 45 274
Jul 45
Aug 41
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Total 329 1485

Past Incidents
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2020 378 2721
2019 436 2937
2018 459 2655
2017 466 2645
2016 443 2578
2015 431 2486
2014 489 2617
2013 413 2465
2012 395 2608
2011 444 2553
2010 446 2437
2009 437 2484
2008 421 2425
2007 406 2334

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No Caption Auto Accident with Entrapment

Firefighter Jeff Cole, September 06

At 11:36am on Monday, September 6th, the Downingtown Fire Department was dispatched to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment in the area of 113 and the Route 30 bypass. Engine 46-2 arrived on scene within minutes and found one vehicle overturned and down an embankment with two occupants trapped inside.

Engine 46-2 crews immediately put a hand line into service as a precaution and worked with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Major Flooding in Downingtown from Hurricane Ida Remnants

Firefighter Jeff Cole, September 01

On Wednesday evening and into the early morning hours of Thursday September 2nd, the Downingtown Fire Department was dispatched to 98 incidents and responded to over 160 locally. On average we see 40-45 calls per month. The overwhelming majority of these calls during this historic rain event were water rescues from vehicles and residences.

Due to this monumental task, out of county and out of state ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Air 46 Assist in West Brandywine Township

Firefighter Jeff Cole, July 26

On Wednesday, July 21st just before noon Air 46 and MICU 46-3 were dispatched to assist Station 35 (Wagontown Fire Company) along with mutual aide from neighboring Chester and Lancaster County fire companies with a 2 alarm house fire. While on-scene crews assisted with fire suppression and assisted command with various operations roles. Air 46 returned after being on-scene for seven hours. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire Response in West Bradford

Firefighter Jeff Cole, July 21

Tuesday evening Minquas Fire Company No. 2 along with Station 38 (Thorndale Fire Company), Station 45 (Alert Fire Company No.1), and Station 49 (East Brandywine Fire Company) were dispatched to assist Station 39 (West Bradford Fire Company) with a possible house fire. Engine 46-2 made the response with a full crew. The situation was quickly brought under control and Engine 46-2 returned after being ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Jeff Cole, July 12

At 9:03 pm, Minquas Fire Company No.2 was dispatched for a motor vehicle accident vs. tree on Norwood Road in East Caln Township. This was quickly upgraded to a vehicle fire and then again upgraded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment.
Engine 46-2 arrived on scene within minutes and crews were able to pull the driver away from the burning vehicle after a good Samaritan extricated the driver. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Sunday Morning Poles & Wires Incident

Firefighter Jeff Cole, June 28

At 10:13 this morning the Downingtown Fire Department was dispatched to a tree down across wires on Downing Circle in East Caln Township. Engine 46-2, Ambulance 46-1, and Downingtown Fire Police made the response. Crews arrived to find smoke and substantial arcing from the power lines and downed limb. An 1-3/4” hand line was pulled and water supply established as a precaution due to the close proximity ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Jeff Cole, June 23

On June 23rd members came together to celebrate FF/EMT Emma Diaz graduation from Firefighter I through the Chester County Fire Academy and Emergency Medical Technician Certification through Good Fellowship Ambulance & Training Institute .

Due to COVID-19 restrictions graduations for both these classes were cancelled. Our members gathered together along with Emma, her family and Downingtown Borough ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HAZMAT Response at Downingtown Sewage Treatment Plant

Firefighter Jeff Cole, June 22

At 4:30am Minquas Fire Company No. 2 with Alert Fire Co. No. 1 and Chester County Haz-Mat Team were dispatched for a chlorine leak at the Downingtown Sewage Treatment Plant. Engine 46-2 and Air 46 made the response along with Rescue 45, Squad 45, and Haz-Mat 15-1 and 15-2.

Roads were shutdown in the immediate area by both the Downingtown Fire Police and Downingtown Police Department. Comm-1 provided ... (Full Story & Photos)

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