Category Archives: Incidents

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.

Kitchen Fire

Wed, Nov 5th, 2014 4:15:00 pm – Truck 53 and Engine 53 responded to 45 Sunbeam Court, Shippensburg Twp.  Box Alarm 152-02 for a reported fire in the apartment. Engine 15-2 arrived on scene advising smoke showing from Division 2 Side A. Crews were met with moderate smoke condition in the stairwell and located the small fire in […]

Chimney Fire

Friday October 31 Engine 53 responded to Penn Twp – Station Road for a Chimney Fire. Engine 53 assisted with laddering the roof and assisted  Engine 49 with the roof operations. Photos from Penn Twp. Fire Company.

CO Investigation with Patients

Sun, Oct 12th, 2014 8:35:00 am – Truck 53 and Engine 53 responded to Hopewell Twp. 58 Burkett Road  Box Alarm 151-02 to for a CO investigation with patients. Units arrived on scene and started metering the residence. Crews found moderate levels of carbon monoxide throughout the home. Command 51 reduced the assignment and remaining […]