PO Box 49, 16 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom, PA 17266
Phone: (717) 532-4999
Fax: (717) 532-6240
Sunday June 28 the contractor arrived at the fire station and started tearing the ceiling out of the banquet room. When the project is finished we should be alot more energy effeicent. We are replacing all the old windows and doors in the whole fire station. We will be installing new and better insulation, new drop ceiling and lights. We also are having new roll up doors put on the kitchen serving windows. Last will be a fresh coat of paint and a tile floor. To have a better flow of people at our events we are installing double doors to the parking lot and double dors into our overflow area (truck bay) This should all be finished by September for our fall meat raffle season to start.
We would like to thank all those who came out and supported our annual firemans fair. We also would like to thank all of our sponsors who help us keep this event going and lastlty thanks to all those who volunteered time to make this happen. A special thanks to the members of West End Fire & Rescue who help us in the kitchen friday and saturday nights. We will be assisting them with thee fair stand at the Shippensburg Fair on Wednesday night July 23, stop by and say hello and support those who help us. Also you have another chance to come out and support us at the Mifflin Firemans Fair August 22 & 23. We will be selling burgers, hot dogs, Country Fried Ham Sandwiches and Beef Bar-B-Q. Newburg, Newville, Bloserville and Plainfield Fire Companies will also have food for sale.
It's that time of year again, time for all the local festivals and fairs. Make plans now to join us next Thursday, Friday and Saturday for our annual firemans fair. We have lots of GREAT homemade foods and games for children and adults. Lets not forget about the entertainment, bring your lawn chair and make an evening of it. Also NEW this year we will have a 4H petting zoo. Stop by on Thusday evening from 5 till 7 and see the folks from Red 102.3 FM. Friday evening stop by and see Walnut Bottoms own Larry Flood with WIOO 93.9 FM/97.9 FM/ AM 1000 and AM 1480. Lastly to wrap up the fair come out to see what some say is the BEST FIREWORKS dispaly in the Cumberland Valley sometime after dark saturday night. We look foward to seeing you and thank you for your continued support.
Saturday April 26 members of Company 49 and 54 along with a group of girls from Shippensburg University worked on stuffing tickets into envelopes for our big Raffle in September. The tickets are $50 each and have lots of cash prizes, guns, 4 wheelers and a grand prize of $12,0000.00. The cost of the ticket also includes a steak & shrimp meal as well as burgers, Hot dogs and drinks ALL DAY LONG. Tickets will go fast so contact any member of the firehouse to get your tickets. Again a BIG THANK YOU goes out to the girls from Shippensburg University for thier help.
The meal for the Meat Raffle saturday night is Sausage sandwiches cooked on the Bar-B-Q pit or Meatball Sandwich and Soup. This is the last Meat Raffle for the spring and we will resume in September. Come out and bring a friend or two along and have a good evening while supporting a VOLUNTEER Fire Company. As always we appreciate your continued support.
On Tuesday crews responded to an accident on Furnace Hollow Road in the area of Foreman Mill Road, a pick up truck into a pole
Sunday morning units were dispatched to North Newton Twp at the intersection of Oakville Rd and Newville Rd.
Saturday started out around noon with an outside investigation. Brush 149 along with Chief 149 responded and found a grass fire that had melted the siding on the back of garage, the homeowner had most of the fire knocked down. Brush 49 sprayed down the area before returning to quarters. The second call was in West Pennsboro Twp at Big Spring Terrace for an odor of gas, Company 49 was placed in service while enroute. The last call of the day started out with an investigation of smoke from the mountain in the area of High Mt. Road. First arriving units found an unattended controlled burn that had about 3 acres of mountain on fire. 2 additional brush trucks were requested to assist with a line while Engine 49 extinguished the pile that started the fire.
We would like to thank everyone who came out saturday night and made it a record night, thanks again for your continued support and look foward to seeing you in April. We will be having Sausage sandwiches and Meatball Sandwiches. The full menu will be posted closer to time.
The Meal for this saturday night will be Hot Turkey or Beef Sandwich, Mashed Potatoes and Peas and dessert. Dont forget to bring your loyalty card and a friend or two. Hope to see you Saturday night and thanks for your continued support.
Saturday night March 1st Engine 49 assisted Company 50 with a fatal crash on Lebo Road. I subject was flown and 1 was out of the vehicle on his own. Engine 49 crew assisted with extrication of the front seat passanger before being released by command 50. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all effected by this tragedy.
Dont forget with the changing of your clock, change your battery in your smoke detectors tommorrow night.
The Auxiliary still has tickets available for this sunday for there Longaberger/Gourd Bingo. Tickets are $25 and includes a meal of Turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, desert and snacks as well as 20 games of bingo. Ther will also be small games of chance for money and baskets. Contact any auxiliary member or call the firehouse and leave a message.
YES our Meat Raffle is still on for this evening. Hope to see you