Category Archives: Incidents

Smoke in the Structure

Sun, Feb 15th, 2015 3:30:00 pm – Truck 53, Air 53  responded to Box Alarm 11-02 to 8986 Roxbury Road for smoke in a house.  While en route fire police from company 11 arrived on scene with smoke coming from the eves of a two story house. Crews quickly went to work trying to locate […]

Working House Fire

Fri, Feb 13th, 2015 8:44:00 am – Company 53 units were dispatched at 0844 hrs to South Newton Township 434 Mountain VIew Road for a Chimney fire  Units arrived on scene with smoke from the eves and fire showing from the attic of a single story home. Crews worked to make access to the fire and […]

Chimney Fire

On February 5, 2015 at 12:51 hours Truck 53 responded to 133 Smithdale Road box 252-102 for a Chimney fire.  On scene the Truck crew laddered the chimney with ground ladders and the Platform. Command 52 held the box to engine company 52, 54 and Truck 53.  Truck crew ran the chains to knock down […]

Apartment Fire

Fri, Jan 30th, 2015 8:45:00 pm – Company 53 units responded to 105 West King Street at Arooga’s Sports Bar for a commercial fire alarm. Shortly after dispatch the box assignment was upgraded for smoke in building. Units arrived on the scene to find smoke showing from a third floor apartment and the building was being evacuated. Crews quickly […]

Auto Accident

Fri, Jan 23rd, 2015 9:02:00 am -The Engine responded to the intersection of South Fayette Street and West Orange Street for an auto accident. Units arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved and roadway partially blocked. Crews checked on injuries and controlled vehicle fluids. Command (Lt. Lehman)  requested additional fire police to assist with […]

Chimney Fire

Wed, Jan 21st, 2015 2:38:00 pm – The Truck and Engine responded to 31 Airport Road for a reported chimney fire. Units arrived on scene of a single story home to find fire coming from the chimney. Crews were able to contain the fire to the chimney and found no extension in the home. Command 52 held […]

Garage Fire

Tue, Jan 20th, 2015 11:03:00 am – Truck 53 and Air 53 responded to Box Alarm 11-01 to 10640 Upper Strasburg Road the Upper Strasburg Garage for a commercial building fire. Units arrived on scene to find a 20’x50′ 2 bay garage with a working fire. Command 11 requested the working fire dispatch. Crews placed hoselines in service and […]

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.