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In Memory of Keith Hess

Members at CV Hose would like to take this time to remember Lt. Keith Hess, of West End Fire and Rescue for giving the ultimate sacrifice 10 years ago. Rest easy brother, we’ll take it from here! Click the link below to view a video tribute1_20_2013Keith Hess_0001

Barn Fire Hopewell Twp.

At 1027 hours Company 53 was dispatched to Quigley Rd. for a barn fire. Units arrived on scene to find a fully involved barn. Engine 53 assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Command 51 reduced the box just a little while into the incident, later Command 51 placed the box in service. Units went in service […]

House Fire

On June 20 at 1047 hours, Truck and Engine 53 were disptached to 713 Brenton Street, for a reported house fire. Truck arrived on scene to light smoke from the rear. Truck and Engine crews assisted with ventialation, laddering, and lighting. Crews found a small fire in the rear of the house on the back […]

Building Fire

The Truck house had another long night. Truck and Air 53 were dispatched for the building fire in the Boro of Carlisle, box 45-01, 8 B Street. Units were alerted at 2245. Air 53 was dispatched to stage at company 45’s quarters, and Truck 53 transfered to company 45’s quarters as well. Air 53 was […]

House Fire

The Truck house dumped house again this month at 1005 for the house fire at 116 N Fayette St, Box 53-02. Truck arrived with fire showing from side A and B corner. Truck crew completed a primary search, laddering, and ventilation. Engine 53 arrived on scene, assisted with extinguishment, salvage and overhaul. Air 53 arrived […]

Building Fire

Engine and Air 53 were dispatched to 1240 Nawakwa Road, Adams County, box AD 5-13, for the building fire at 0219. Units arrived on scene with a large saw mill on fire. Engine 53 assisted in fire attack, and Air 53 filled cylinders. Units went available at 0911. Photos by: Denny Clopper

House Fire

The Truck house dumped house at 1920 for the house fire at 9085 Newburg Rd, box 251-01. Truck and Engine arrived on scene with fire showing, crews from both pieces assisted with ventilation, overhaul, and light. Truck 53 ladder piped the building. Air 53 filled air cylinders. All units cleared at 2235. Photos by: Sara […]

Child’s Dream

The 15th Annual Shippensburg Fire Departments Childs Dream will be hosted at the West End Fire & Rescue Company on June 2nd ,3rd 2012. The program is a joint effort between all three Shippensburg Fire Stations. This effort is to promote enthusiasm in recruiting young members of our community into the fire service. This program […]

Barn Fire

On Thursday Truck 53 was dispatched for a possible barn fire at 6571 Rice Rd. at 15:55 hours.  Units arrived on scene making it a working fire.  Truck crew assisted with ventilation, salvage and overhaul.  The Truck cleared the scene at 19:03 hours. Photos by: Denny Clopper

Steeple Fire

On March 31 at 0147 hours Company 53 was dispatched to 9470 Upper Strasburg Rd. for a church fire.  Chief 11 arrived on scene with the church steeple on fire.  Company 53 assisted with lighting, ventilation, and extinguishment.  Crews went available at 0527 hours. Photos by: Sara Myers