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April 27, 2014

FIRE CALLS: Niagara Falls fire reports published April 26

For the period of April 7 to 20, the Niagara Falls Fire Department responded to 214 calls. The total number of service calls for 2014 to date is 1,823. The following calls were reported:

• MEDICAL: On April 7, Engine 4 was dispatched, at 5:19 a.m., to a hotel in the 300 block of Third Street for a report of a 51-year-old Canadian woman having a cardiac issue. When the crew arrived, they evaluated the woman’s vital signs and administered two baby aspirin tablets to help alleviate her symptoms. She was subsequently taken to a hospital in Buffalo for further evaluation. All NFFD firefighters are Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and respond to numerous calls for medical or first aid assistance while on duty. 

• FIRE: On April 10, a dumpster fire, at 6:47 p.m., in the 1700 block of 100th Street sent Engine 9 to the scene. Firefighters found numerous cigarette butts around a dumpster which had been involved in a previous fire. Damage was listed at $1,000 and the cause of the fire remains under investigation.

• RESCUE: On April 11, Engine 4 and Truck 1 were summoned, at 1:18 p.m., to the 1700 block of Pine Avenue for a call of a man passed out in a locked vehicle. Truck 1’s crew, consisting of Capt. Jeffery Frazier and firefighters Joe Pedulla, Frank Casper and Risky Sanabria, had to force entry into the car to gain access to the patient. He was treated by Engine 4’s crew and then transported to a local hospital for additional treatment. 

• FIRE: On April 18, at 7:46 p.m., truck struck a utility pole in the 100 block of Portage Road which started the pole on fire and spread to a nearby fence. Engine 8 responded along with National Grid to put out the fire and repair the pole. The truck “hit and ran” and the accident remains under investigation. 

• FIRE: On April 20, Engine 3 responded, at 4:58 p.m., to a garage fire in the 2200 block of Weston Avenue. The fire started in rubbish next to the garage and spread to the structure itself. Quick work limited the damage to $500. 

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