The officers and members would like to thank the members of Buchanan Valley Fire Department for preparing the meal for the banquet and covering the Engine. Also we would like to thank the West End Fire and Rescue for covering the Squad.
News and Recent Incidents
THANK YOU! | February 25, 2014
1st Due House Fire | February 13, 2014
February 9 - Shortly after 1:30 PM the Fayetteville Fire Department was alerted to 29 East Main Street for a house fire. Engine 7-2 arrived on the scene to find a room involved and fire showing on the second floor. Crews deployed 2 hand lines and quickly extinguished the fire. Units remained on the scene for several hours.
Photos courtesy of K. Miley (EMS Staff)
BARN FIRE | February 13, 2014
February 7 – Engine and Squad Company was alerted at 4:02 PM to 4018 Altenwald Road for a possible barn fire (Mont Alto’s First Due). Chief 2 (Command 5) arrived within minutes to find a working horse barn fire. Engine 7-2 which was 3rd due engine arrived as second engine on the scene and was assigned as fire attack. Squad 7 arrived a short time later and was placed in manpower staging. Crews were on the scene for around 1 hour before being released.
WINTER STORM | February 13, 2014
February 4 – An icy winter storm brought over 10 calls for the day for members. Crews handled wires, tree fires, and medical assist calls during the day.
HOUSE FIRE | February 13, 2014
Sunday February 2nd – 1:36 AM - An early morning blaze awoke members as they were called to 310 E. King Street in the Borough of Chambersburg to assist on the house fire. Company 1 units arrived to find a multi-family dwelling with fire showing on the first floor extending into the second floor and the exposure on the Bravo side. Command 1 (Chief 1) assigned Engine 7-2′s crew to assist with pulling ceilings and hitting hot spots. During this they were requested to go to the exposure building to extinguish the fire that had extended into the attic. Crews cleared shortly after 6 AM.
GUN DRAWING | February 1, 2014
The Fayetteville Fire Department and the Buchanan Valley Fire Department are hosting a Gun and Cash Bash on Saturday June 7, 2014 at the Fayetteville Fire Department Carnival Grounds. Below is the ticket and prizes. For more information or to get tickets please contact the Fayetteville Fire Department at 717-352-7723.
TRAINING | January 24, 2014
MEMBERS PLEASE SEE THE NEW TRAINING CALENDAR LINK UNDER “TRAINING” TAB
Buchanan Valley Banquet | January 19, 2014
Members worked for the past several days to prepare for the dinner for Buchanan Valley Fire Department’s annual banquet. Thanks for all who helped prepare and cook for the banquet. It was a huge success!
CARNIVAL DATES SET | January 17, 2014
1st DUE HOUSE FIRE | January 13, 2014
An unusual situation had members out the door at 3:45 AM to 2349 Black Gap Road for reported auto accident into a house with fire. Chief 7 (Command) arrived on the scene to find one auto into the house porch with a working house fire. Engine 7-1 and Deputy Chief 7 (Fire Attack) arrived and advanced attack lines to the first and second floors and with the assistance of Company 13 (Letterkenny Fire Department) made quick work in bringing the fire under control. Crews encountered fire on every floor due to the balloon frame construction Additional departments assisted with extensive overhaul for the next several hours. The occupant of the vehicle had fled the scene prior to fire department arrival. All crews cleared shortly before 7 AM. This makes the 5th working fire in the past week that the Fayetteville Fire Department has responded to.
NBC 25 News Story
Photos Courtesy of Brian Denham