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  • Fire Dept. lists May 2014 reports

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  • HAWLEY - Hawley Fire Department reported responding to 19 incidents in May 2014. A summary follows:
    • May 3, 8:56 p.m., camp fire at 39 Fern Drive.
    • May 18, 7:18 a.m., request to aid Tafton Fire Co. at a garbage truck fire on Rt. 507; cancelled en route.
    • May 11, 4:40 p.m., motorcycle vs. car on Purdytown Turnpike (Rt. 590). No injuries.
    • May 12, 3:42 a.m., false alarm at 84 Texas/Palmyra Highway (Rt. 6). Automatic alarm; key holder on scene. Firefighters checked the building with a thermal imaging camera but found nothing.
    • May 13, 6:40 a.m., alarm activated at 522 Spring St., set off by tenant smoking in the bedroom.
    • May 15, 7:12 a.m., car leaking gasoline at 94 Main Avenue. Thirty gallons spilled.
    • May 19, 4:24 p.m., structure fire at 828 Church Street.
    • May 21, 8:28 p.m., rubbish fire outside at 528 Academy Street. Compost pile spontaneously combusted, which was extinguished by firefighters.
    • May 24, 5:30 p.m., two vehicle rear-ender at 203 Bellemonte Avenue. With permission, cars moved off the road and roadway was cleaned.
    • May 25, 11:01 a.m. structure fire at Hawleywood development. Assisted Lakeville Fire Department.
    • May 25, 10:26 p.m., request to aid Tafton Fire Co. at crash on I-84; cancelled en route.
    • May 26, 7 p.m., airplane called in a possible brush fire on Owego Turnpike; members searched but found nothing.
    • May 27, 4:10 a.m., false automatic alarm at Wallenpaupack Area High School. Aided Tafton Fire Co.
    • May 27, 10:30 a.m., two vehicles pulled out in front of a truck at 65 Welwood Avenue. Absorbent used to soak up fluids on street.
    • May 27, 1:58 p.m., request to aid Tafton Fire Co. at crash on 507 by Ehrhardt's; cancelled en route.
    • May 28, 3:01 p.m., two vehicle crash, 310 Bellemonte Avenue. One lane of traffic re-routed onto Fern Street.
    • May 28, 5:05 p.m., request to aid Tafton Fire Co. at brush fire at Sugar Bush, Tanglwood. Cancelled en route.
    • May 21, 2:48 p.m., request to aid Tafton Fire Co. at brush/ grass fire at Seeley's Landing. Brush truck cancelled en route; tanker on scene.
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