News and Recent Incidents

CONDOLENCES  |  October 12, 2014

The officers and members of the Fayetteville Fire Department would like to send condolences to the Waynesboro Fire Department and the family of George “Tinker” Rowe IV who recently passed away.

 

 

TRAINING PAGE UPDATED  |  October 9, 2014

October 8 – THE TRAINING PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH LINKS FOR TRAINING

FIRE PREVENTION  |  October 6, 2014

This week is National Fire Prevention Week

Fire department personnel and apparatus will be visiting local schools

speaking about fire prevention, safety, and a little about what the department

does to help the community out.  Please remember to always check

your smoke detectors monthly, replace your battery every 6 months,

and replace your detector every 10 years.  For more information

on fire safety and prevention please see the link below:

http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/fire-prevention-week

GUN DRAWING RESULTS  |  October 6, 2014

Here are the winning numbers and times for the Gun/Cash Drawing that was held

September 27, 2014

Time                    Winning Number             Time             Winning Number

12:00                    4693                            02:40             0444

12:10                    0959                            02:50             5685

12:20                    1304                            03:00              0741

12:30                    4844                            03:10              3136

12:40                    3668                            03:20              0329

12:50                    4363                            03:30              5523

01:00                    3234                            03:40              0983

01:10                    2731                            03:50              1921

01:20                    1108                            04:00              4965

01:30                    2033                            04:10              5380

01:40                    0133                            04:20              1645

01:50                    4745                            04:30              0636

02:00                    0270                            04:40              4948

02:10                    2082                             04:50             0982

02:20                    3096                             05:00             3737

02:30                    3164

EMS CALL TO A BOX ALARM  |  September 29, 2014

September 29, 2014-  Shortly after 5:00 PM an EMS call sent the BLS unit to 900 Block of Black Gap Road for an injured subject.  When the EMS unit arrived they realized they had more than what they were expecting.  What they found was that the homeowner was working on a propane cylinder when it ruptured causing catastrophic damage to his house and causing traumatic injuries to himself.  The box alarm was requested sending Company 7, Station 4, 5, 17, and Adams 4 and 27.  Duty 7 (Sgt. C. Bumbaugh) arrived and established command.  Crews did a 360, secured utilities, and metered the residence.  The patient was flown to a local trauma center.  Crews remained on the scene for around 1 hour.

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.

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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.