AS The Units Returned From The Leacock Township Dwelling The Personnel Were Putting The Boats Back In The Boat Shed, The Squads Back In The Engine Room, Then Assisted The Engine Crew To Get The Engine Back In Service Washing The Hose, And Getting The Hose Back On The Engine. Engine 47-2 Had All The Preconnect Hand Lines Off the Unit, Plus 5" LDH Off The Hose Bed. Another Night Of Showing Dedication And Teamwork Of The Team Of The Outback Company Working Past 1:00 AM To Get The Units Back In Service.
02/24/2016 22:19:36 RESCUE-WATER ROADWAY 1001 E OREGON RD MANHEIM TOWNSHIP-Boat 47-1 Assist Station 207. Squad 47-1, Boat 47-1 & 47-2 W/5 Made The Response Until Recalled @ 22:35.
02/24/2016 21:27:43 RESCUE-WATER-1A 480 AMISH RD SALISBURY TOWNSHIP-Boat 47-1 Assist Station 42. Squad 47-1, Boat 47-1 & 47-2 W/5 Made The Response Until Recalled @ 21:36.
02/24/2016 20:57:51 RESCUE-WATER-1A 64 CHRISTIANA PIKE SADSBURY TOWNSHIP- Boat 47-1 Assist Station 52. Squad 47-1, Boat 47-1 & 47-2 W/5 Made The Response Until Recalled @ 21:08.
02/24/2016 20:30:13 UTILITY/WIRES 6 LONDON VALE RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Chief 47, Squad 47-1 (Safety 47-1) W/5 Squad 47-2 (Safety 47-2) W/5 Arrived To find A Tree Limb On The Amtrak Rail Line High Voltage Lines. The Chief And The Squads Were Standing By Until The Water Rescue Call Was Dispatched @ 20:57.
02/24/2016 19:24:40 BUILDING-DWELLING-2A 3066 IRISHTOWN RD LEACOCK TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 & Rescue 47. As The Thunder Storm Was at its Peak Of Severe Weather The 47 House Was Dispatched To Assist Station 43 On A Dwelling Fire. Assistant 43 Arrived With Heavy Smoke Visible Trying To Determine If In Is The Barn Or Dwelling. After getting Thru The Low Lying Smoke He Found A Working Fire In A 2 1/2 Story Dwelling Requested 2nd Alarm. Engine 47-2 (Captain 47) W/4 Arrived The Scene Going Outback To The Charlie side Of The Dwelling. The Engine Crew found A Heavy Fire Load In The Basement Ventilating The Basement And Attacking The Fire. The Rescue Arrived Setting Up RIT With Later Splitting Crew Going Interior 2nd floor Checking For Extention A Pulling Ceiling Finding Fire In The attic Area As Well. The Crews Worked Thru The Incident Preforming Multiple Tasks During The Incident Until Released @ 00:07.
02/24/2016 19:20:33 FIRE POLICE 3340 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Fire Police 47. At As The Thunder Storm Was Progressing The Fire Police Were Dispatched For Traffic Control For A Tractor Trailer Incident. The Fire Police Cleared The Incident @ 19:46:20
02/22/2016 13:54:59 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A 31 FAWN DR EAST DRUMORE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 Arrived The Scene With Crew going To The Manpower Staging. The 47 Personnel Assisted With Variable Assignments Until Released @ 15:34.
02/22/2016 13:43:56 STANDBY-TRANSFER FIRE 33 MARTIC HEIGHTS DR MARTIC TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 (FF Beiler) W/7 Made The Response Then was Requested To The Scene To Assist Station 57 13:54.
02/20/2016 FIRE ACTIVITY 5 HERSHEY AVE PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Station 47. The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company Had A Very Busy Week Starting On Valentine's Day. The Week Started On Early Sunday Morning With A Working Building Fire Assisting White Horse Fire Company And Strasburg Fire In Late Afternoon With A Working Dwelling Fire. Tuesday Came With 2 Calls As Well And The Fire Company Members Were Notified That Slim Leaman Has Passed Away. Wednesday Evening The Crews Started To Cleanup The Apparatus For Saturday's Funeral. Friday AM The Station Was Dispatched To Assist Station 41 On A Water Rescue. Friday Evening The Volunteers Gathered Once Again At The Station To Finish Cleaning Up The Apparatus And Prepare For The Wedding Dinner Served On Saturday When The Pagers Alerted Once Again For The Person Struck Call On Rt.30. The Personnel Finally Returned From The Call And Finished The Cleanup With Most Of The Volunteers Leaving The Station Past Midnight. Saturday Morning Volunteers Were Arriving At 4 AM To Start Working On The Menu For The Wedding Dinner. As The Morning Progressed Other Volunteers Coming In Putting The Finish Touches On The Apparatus For The Viewing And Funeral. 9 Am Bart Township Arrived To Standby While Station 47 Was Placed Out Of Service. The 47 Units Left The Station and Transferred To ST John Church For The Viewing And Services. After The Services The Apparatus And Personnel Went To Kinzer Mennonite Church Cemetery. Slim Will Not Be Forgotten By The Fire Company Members And The Family. Slim's Handiwork And Skills Are Seen Around The Station And Apparatus. As We Were Working On The Apparatus Cleanup Quite Often Comments Were Made That Slim Used This, Slim Did This Way, Slim Made This, Slim Got This Done & Etc. After Leaving Kinzer And Arriving Back To Paradise Some Of The Personnel Got Busy Assisting With The Wedding Dinner Fundraiser. Thanks To All Departments That Showed Support In Any Way This Week. Thanks To The Bart Township Fire Company (Station 51) For Standing By While We Were Out Of Service. Thanks To Gordonville And Gap Fire Companies For Flying The Flag At The Funeral Possession. Thanks To The Paradise Fire Company Personnel For your Continued Dedication, With Out You None Of This Would Have Been Possible!
02/19/2016 19:40:30 PERSON STRUCK-CLASS 1 3063 LINCOLN HWY E LEACOCK TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47. Chief 47, Rescue 47 Assistant 47-2) W/8, Ambulance 43-1, Engine 47-2 (Assistant 47-1) W/7, Squad 47-2 (Fire Police) Arrived Positioning For a Full Road Block And Met With State Police Determined That Route 30 Needs To Be Shut Down And Detoured For The 2nd Time For This Week. The Personnel Started Working With The Traffic On The Scene And Chief 47 Requested Mutual Aid Departments For Assistance From Stations 43, 45, 48, 5, 42, 62, 44. The Traffic Control Units Worked Hand In Hand For Multiple Hours Until PSP Did The Road Investigation. Thanks To All Personnel That Assisted In Any Way To help Us & PSP Operate Safely On The scene. The Units Cleared The Scene @ 23:07.
02/19/2016 11:44:10 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A 552 BEECHDALE RD UPPER LEACOCK TOWNSHIP-Boat 47 Assist Station 41. Station 41 Was Dispatched For A Vehicle In A Creek Requested A Boat For Precaution. Squad 47-1 (Assistant 47-2) W/ 5 Made The Response. The 47 Units Cleared The Scene @ 12:41.
02/16/2016 14:42:21 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A 3089 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 And Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Arrived With A Pickup Truck And Box Truck On Its Side Into A Pole With The Driver Out Of The Truck. Rescue 47 (Captain 47) W/8 Arrived Checking For Hazards Considered The Scene A Danger Zone. The Rescue Crew Assisted EMS 43. Engine 47-2 (Assistant 47-2) W/6 Detoured To The West Side Of The Incident With The Crew Assisting With Traffic And Then Later Assisting On The Scene. Route 30 Was Shut Down Due To The Pole Leaning Across The Highway And The Mutual Aid Departments Assisted On The Detour. Squad 47-1 And Squad 47-2 Made The Response To assist with Traffic Control. After Many Hours PP&L And Null's Towing Company Worked Hard To Safely And As Quickly As Possible To Remove The Truck And Stabilized The Pole. The fire Units Cleared The Scene @ 19:15. Thanks To All The Mutual Aid Departments For Your Assistance.
02/16/2016 10:26:34 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A16 N KINZER RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47 Assist Station 45. Chief 47 Arrived Reported Nothing Showing, Later Reported Light Smoke On The Interior. Engine 47-2 (Captain 4-7) W/7 Responded And Was Recalled While Responding @ 10:35.
In Deep Regrets The Paradise Leaman Place fire Company Announces The passing Of Ray Leaman As Everyone Knew As Slim. Slim Is Remembered By Many Of Us As A Driver And Fire Police Officer. He Is A Past Chief, Assistant Chief, Chief Engineer, Engineer, Trustee To Name A Few As We Well Serving On Many Committees. He Was Very Dedicated Person Around The Fire Station Cleaning The Apparatus, Squads, Boats, Engine Room, Kitchen, Dining Room And Consistently Helping With Fund Raisers. He was Dedicated In Helping with Our Weekly Bingo.
Ray H. "Slim" Leaman, 79, formerly of Paradise, died at Conestoga View on Tuesday, February 16, 2016. He was the husband of the late Joan M. (Herr) Leaman, who died in 2008.
Ray graduated from the former Paradise High School. He served in Germany in the US Army from 1956 until 1958, and transferred to the US Army National Guard. He was honorably discharged in 1960.
Ray drove truck for Ressler Feed Mill and later as a Line Foreman for PPL. Following retirement, he was a courier for Schenke Tool Company.
He attended St. John's United Methodist Church, Paradise. He enjoyed traveling to bowling tournaments.
Ray was a life member of Paradise-Leaman Place Fire Company. He served with the fire company for over 60 years and was very active with the fire company Bingo.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Clarence H. and Anna M. (Rohrer) Leaman. He was preceded in death by a sister, Joan Graham.
There will be a viewing from 9:30 until 11:00 AM on Saturday, February 20, 2016, at St. John's United Methodist Church, Paradise. The funeral is 11:00 AM in the church with Pastor Eugene Errickson officiating. Private interment in Kinzer Mennonite Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in Ray's memory to Paradise-Leaman Place Fire Co., PO Box 98, Paradise, PA 17562 or St. John's UM Church, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562.Bachman Funeral Home, Strasburg
02/14/2016 15:39:29 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A 216 LANCASTER AVE STRASBURG TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 Assist Station 5. Rescue 47 Was Added @ 16:02. The 5 Units Arrived With A working Fire In A 2.5 Story Single Family Dwelling. Engine 47-2 (Lt. 47) W/6 Arrived Set Up RIT For The Scene. Rescue 47 (Assistant 47-2) W/8 Arrived Going To The D&C Side Opening Exterior Walls From The Outside. Both Units Worked The Scene doing Various Tasks Until Released @ 19:27.
02/13/2016 23:36:42 BUILDING-COMMERCIAL-2A 5085 OLD PHILADELPHIA PIKE SALISBURY TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47. White Horse Fire Company Was Working A Structure Fire Upgrading To A 2nd Alarm With Rescue 47 For As An Engine. Rescue 47 (Assistant 47-2) Arrived Going To Work On Various Tasks. The Rescue Cleared The Scene @ 02:16.
02/08/2016 16:53:54 BUILDING-CHIMNEY 2918 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP -Engine 47-2 & Rescue 47. Assistant 47-1 Responded LCWC Reported A Passerby Reported Heavy Smoke Coming From The Chimney. Engine 47-2 (FF D. Beiler) W/7 Was Arriving When Assistant 47-1 Reported No Problem and Recalled The Box Alarm @ 17:01.
02/06/2016 12:18:55 BUILDING-OUTBUILDING-1A 654 MT VERNON RD SALISBURY TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47 Assist Station 42. Rescue 47 Responded and The Call was Downsized And The Rescue Cleared The Call @ 12:28.