2015JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
2015JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecTotal
Fire129116102115130131115140978
EMS2132011951922562692232151764
Total342 317297 3073864003383552742

Welcome to Loveland Symmes Fire Department

Sep
1
2015

Unit 2 Airbag Training

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Unit 2 trained today over the use of airbags. Today’s drill covered the teamwork & communication needed to be able to successfully lift an object with the airbags without upsetting the balance of said object.
Aug
31
2015

MPD Rope Operations

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Unit 1 crews from all stations meet at fire headquarters this morning to train on rope operations. Crews reviewed the new CMC multi-purpose device (MPD) first. A rescuer was attached via a main line and a belay (safety) line and was lifted and lowered using the lower/haul method. When each rescuer was suspended they practiced
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Aug
28
2015

Dexterity Challenge

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Captain Matt Stelle working through a “Dexterity Challenge” yesterday morning during a “Machinery Rescue” training for Rescue 61. Working with a mirror through an opening barely large enough to get his arm in, he had to read the combination that you can see on the wall beside the opening, and then use it to open
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Aug
28
2015

MVA

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M63 and Q62 were dispatched this evening to a vehicle over an embankment. All persons involved in the accident were successfully removed from the vehicle and are safe and sound. Be careful out there and stay safe.
Aug
26
2015

Blood Pressure checks at the Lodge

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This morning, Medic 62 spent time with the residents of The Lodge Retirement Community doing blood pressure checks with those that wished theirs taken. This is a weekly service that LSFD provides the residents there. This allows them to have comparative records when they visit their primary care physician.
Aug
25
2015

Single car MVA

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LSFD responded for an odor of natural gas after a single vehicle loss control and went through a wooden fence and struck a tree.  After looking closely we found a board from the wooden fence that penetrated the front grill and stopped at the firewall nearly going through and striking the driver.
Aug
25
2015

Rescue Team Manager – HCUSAR

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LSFD is pleased to announce that Deputy  Fire Chief Josh Blum has been appointed as Rescue Team Manager for the Hamilton County Urban Search and Rescue Team” USAR ” Located in Cincinnati Ohio, According to Chief Tom Lakamp, District Fire Chief of Cincinnati Ohio Fire Department and the team Commissioner” Chief Blum was chosen from his command experience with
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Aug
23
2015

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This morning members of Unit 2 met at Headquarters for training. This morning’s topic was on knots and rope rescue equipment. Topics included varying types of knots and their proper applications as well as utilizing lifting and lowering systems and transferring between the two under a load.
Aug
22
2015

Rescue Training

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Station 61 Unit 1 crew trained on crane operations this past Wednesday utilizing a concrete block similar to a highway construction barrier. The block weighs approx. 1600 lbs, the crew used the crane on R61 to move the block from point to point. This can be a very dangerous operation so it’s imperative that crews
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