News and Recent Incidents

TRACTOR TRAILER ACCIDENT/ENTRAPMENT  |  September 19, 2014

September 19- At 2:49 PM crews were alerted to assist Company 17 (New Franklin) with a tractor trailer accident with entrapment at the intersection of Garman Drive and Falling Spring Road.  Squad 7, Utility 7, and MICU 7 responded immediately. Chief 17 arrived to confirm one milk truck on its side with two trapped.   Squad 7 arrived and AC 7 was assigned as the rescue group leader.  Crews worked along with Squad 41 (Franklins) to extricate the victims of the accident and handed the patients over to EMS who in return were flown to trauma centers.  Members had a 45 minute extrication time.  Everyone cleared shortly before 4:30 PM.

REMINDER-REMINDER-REMINDER  |  September 19, 2014

Gun Drawing is approaching quickly!  If you have not purchased your tickets for the September 27th drawing please call 717-352-7723 (Fire Department).

MVA/Rollover/Entrapment with Fire  |  September 5, 2014

September 4th – Shortly after Company 7 units cleared an accident at the 19.5 Mile Marker fire police reported a horrific accident that left one dead and four others injured.  Just after 7 PM crews were dispatched to the 20 MM southbound (West End Fire & Rescue Box) for an auto accident with entrapment and fire.  Shortly after dispatch Ambulance 7-73 (Shippensburg EMS) arrived to find one auto fully involved with a victim still inside.  There was also a small pickup on its side with the patient trapped and another vehicle that was rear ended.  Engine 7-1 was the first fire apparatus to arrive and deployed attack lines to the vehicle involved and Squad 7 arrived shortly after to start extrication of the overturned truck.  Crews remained on the scene for around 2 hours.

Mountain Fire  |  September 5, 2014

August 30th – An early afternoon mountain fire sent crews assisting Mont Alto (Company 5) with the Engine and Brush unit.  Personnel assisted on the scene for over 5 hours before being released.

HOUSE FIRE/EXPLOSION  |  August 30, 2014

August 28th – Just after 10 PM members were at the station when they heard a box being called in by Sergeant 8 (Marion) in the area of Colorado Street and Main Street Marion.  Squad 7 was dispatched shortly after on the working fire dispatch and were out the door immediately to the corrected address of 5317 Main Street Marion.  Upon arrival the Squad crew (6 Personnel) was assigned to assist with opening up the walls and assisting fire attack crews.  Crews remained on the scene till after Midnight.

SEPTEMBER SUNDAY DINNER  |  August 28, 2014

SUNDAY DINNER- Come out on Sunday September 7th starting at 11AM for the monthly Sunday Dinner.  Will run until 2 PM (Unless we run out of food).  For more information call 717-352-7723.  Help support your local fire department.

 

HAM, CHICKEN, SIDES, and DESSERT!!!!

GUN DRAWING TICKETS  |  August 27, 2014

 Gun drawing tickets are still available for the September Outdoor Bash.  Please call 717-352-7723 or see a member for tickets.

See Link Below For Ticket Information

September Gun Drawing

Landing Zone  |  July 7, 2014

July 5th – At 5:20 PM Engine company was alerted to assist Station 4 for LZ operations while they were on a motorcycle accident on Star Avenue, Greene Township.  Engine 7-2 arrived on the scene and stood-by while LifeLion out of Carlisle arrived and transported the patient to a nearby trauma center.

 

Photos Courtesy of B. Denham

House Fire  |  June 22, 2014

June 16th – Around 1:30 PM Company 7 units were alerted for a house fire in the area of 6400 Chambersburg Road, Adams County, AC Company 27 first due.  Chief 27 arrived shortly after dispatch to find a well advanced fire in a single family residence and ordered defensive operations.  Engine 7-1 arrived 2nd due and assisted with defensive fire attack.  Engine 7-2 and Squad 7 arrived a few minutes later and help establish a water supply and assisted with back-up lines.  Crews were on the scene for a little over 2 hours.

Photos Courtesy of B. Denham

 

Auto Accident/Confinement  |  June 22, 2014

June 11th – Around 11:40 PM the assignment was dispatched for an auto accident with entrapment on the 1100 block of Black Gap Road.  Squad 7 (Sgt 7 Operations) arrived to find a single vehicle with two occupants, one of them still confined to the vehicle.  Engine 7-1 and DC 7 (Command) arrived shortly after the Squad.  A quick door removal was done and the patient was turned over to EMS.  Crews remained on the scene for around 45 minutes.