News and Recent Incidents

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.

NEW MEDIC UNIT  |  June 11, 2014

JUNE 10TH – The new ALS chase truck is in service!  This unit will be replacing the current Durango that has served the community for over 10 years.

 

 

 

 

 

LANDING ZONE  |  June 10, 2014

June 9th – Engine 7-2 was requested to assist with a landing zone behind the fire department just after 4 PM.  The new Helipad was put to good use.  This was the first call of many for the new Landing Zone Pad.

GAS LEAK  |  June 10, 2014

June 8th – At 5:23 PM Squad 7 was dispatched to assist to 1819 Wayne Road, Sheetz, Company 17′s first due, for inside investigation.  Crews arrived and assisted with investigation and utility control.

 

GUN DRAWING RESULTS  |  June 10, 2014

PLEASE SEE BUCHANAN VALLEY FIRE DEPARTMENT’S

WEBSITE FOR JUNE 7th RESULTS

http://buchananvalleyfd.org/