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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 3,642
Fire Calls 815
BLS Calls 4,211
Fire Calls 1,228
Fire Drills 10
Fire Prevention 37
Firehouse Tours 9
Public Displays 31
Attendance 8,559
Child Seat Installation 123
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          272

Machinery Fire at Edge Rubber

At 3:12 a.m., Engine 1-2, Tower 1, and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted to Edge Rubber, 811 Progress Rd, for a commercial fire alarm. Units went on scene to find a working fire in the conveyor machinery on the inside of the building. Crews quickly upgraded the box and stretched a line. Fire was brought under control within a few minutes and extensive overhaul was done to check for further extension. Crews cleared in around 1.5 hours.