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Forks Handles 28 Fire Calls for June

Forks Fire Chief Charles Chapman issues monthly report on fire calls.

The responded to 28 fire calls during June, according to Fire Chief Charles Chapman's monthly report.

The calls took 239 manpower hours over 22 hours of time and involved the use of 59 units, the report states.

The calls included:

  • Eight activated alarms.
  • Six accidents
  • Four dwelling fires
  • One each of wires down, a water rescue, a transformer, a controlled burn, a CO alarm and a brush fire.

Forks also assisted the Fire Department with a vehicle accident and dwelling fire, Plainfield Township with a structure fire and an odor investigation in Tatamy.

For the year to date, the Fire Department has spent nearly 160 incident hours handling 140 calls in Forks, 15 in Stockertown, eight in Palmer, three in Tatamy, two in Plainfield and one each in Wind Gap, Upper Nazareth and .

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