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Reported Structure Fire

Tue, Jan 6th, 2015 7:17:00 am – While returning from another call Truck 53 responded with Engine 53 to a Shippensburg Borough Box 4-04 at 405 Lurgan Ave for a reported house fire. When Truck 53 arrived on scene they normal conditions from the exterior of a 2 story home. Crews Laddered that Chimney while […]

Transfer To Co 2

Jan 5, 2015 at 2:24:40 pm – Engine 53 was dispatched to transfer to Waynesboro Fire Department Co 2, Station 1 (29 South Potomac Street) to fill in for Tower 2, While they operated on the 2 alarm house fire on the Ridge. Engine 53 transferred with 6 members. Thanks to Pleasant Hall Fire Department […]

Working Fire

Mon. Jan 5, 2015 at 1:38:05 pm – Air 53 was alerted by Franklin County to respond to 11334 Weatherstone Drive Franklin County box 4-3 for a working fire. The Crew established a fill station and filled 16 cylinders. Thanks to Clopper’s Fire/EMS,/Rescue Photos for the Pictures.

Shed / Garage Fire

Sat, Jan 3rd, 2015 10:43:00 pm – Truck 53 and Engine 53 responded to 10 Strom Road for a reported garage fire. Units arrived on scene to find a 20’x30′ 2 bay garage with smoke coming out the eves. Truck 53 forced entry for the attack lines and opened the building for ventilation and overhaul. […]

Mobile Home Fire

Fri, Jan 2nd, 2015 1:27:00 am – Early Friday morning Truck 53, Engine 53 and Air 53 were dispatched to a mobile home fire on Rustic Drive in Southampton Township, Cumberland County Box 252-01. While enroute dispatch advised there was possible entrapment. The crews made a quick knock down and a search proved negative entrapment. […]

Vehicle Accident

Wed, Dec 31st, 2014 6:42:00 pm – Engine 53 and Chief 53 responded to the intersection of West King Street and Spring Street in the Borough of Shippensburg box 4-03 for an auto accident. Units arrived on scene to find a two vehicle crash. Engine 53 assisted EMS with patient care and controlled the vehicle […]

Garage Fire

Sun, Nov 23rd, 2014 1:01:00 pm – Truck 53 was dispatched to Upper Mifflin Twp. 1132 Mountain Road Box 351-01 for Building Fire. The Tuck arrived on the scene and found a building that was approximately 30 x 30, Crew assisted with extinguishment, salvage and overhaul. Pictures from Co. 47  Friendship Hose Company.

Garage / Barn Fire

Sat, Nov 22nd, 2014 8:37:00 am – Truck, Engine and the Air Wagon responded to 10 Brown Road for a reported building fire. Chief 4 arrived on scene advising smoke showing from the roof, requested additional tankers. After a few minutes of interior operations Command 52 advised units to evacuate the structure and changed to defensive operations. Engine 53 was set-up with […]

Electrical Fire

Fri, Nov 14th, 2014 12:53:00 pm -The “Truck House” responded to Box Alarm 4-03 to 303 North Fayette Street Apartment 5 for a reported electrical fire in the apartment. Captain 15 arrived on scene advising normal conditions from a 2 story apartment building.  Interior Crew began recon,  Exterior crew began placing ladders. During the recon, crews determined that […]

Lumber Yard Fire

Thursday, Nov 13th, 2014 3:51:40 am – Engine 53 and Air 53 were dispatched and responded to 1240 Nawakwa Road in Menallen Twp. Adams County Box Alarm 5-07 2nd alarm Lumber Yard Fire.  Engine 53 took position on side Charlie and set up Elevated Master Stream Operations. Thanks to Denny Clopper for the pictures.