PO Box 49, 16 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom, PA 17266
Phone: (717) 532-4999
Fax: (717) 532-6240
Tuesday morning shortly after 06:00 Engine 49 was alerted to Transfer to Company 52. Just after responding County advised we were being diverted to the scene for the 2nd alarm assignment for a house fire (came in as a basement fire). Upon our arrival we sent our manpower foward to side A of the structure and stagged until being assigned to the Attic division to clear debris. We finished that assignment and Command 4 released Engine 49. Photos by Bill Johnson
Tuesday evening Tanker 49 was dispatched as part of the second alarm house fire in the 800 block of Douling Gap Road. Upon arrival we supplied Engine 248. Tanker 49 dumped 2 loads before before being released by Command 47.
Thursday morning units were dispatched for an auto accident in the area of Oakville Road and Newville Road. Units arrived to find 2 vehicles involved and assisted EMS with extracation and packaging. Photos by Larry Davidson.
On saturday March 9 Tanker 49 was dispatched for a garage fire on Tabor Road in Hopewell Twp. We dumped 1 load of water before being released by command 51. Photos by Denny Clopper
Wednesday night at approx. 20:30 Company 49 was dispatched non emergency to wash down the road (mud) Tanker 49 and Traffic 49 responded and cleared at midnight
Yesterday morning Traffic 49 was dispatched to assist in the Boro of Shippensburg with traffic control due to an accident knocking power out. Photo by Fire Police Captain Carl Lynch
This morning Engine and Tanker 49 responded to a house fire in Southampton Twp at 19 Kail Ave. Upon arrival Engine 49 assisted with fire attack and Tanker 49 supplied 52's Engine. Photos by Larry Davidson
On Friday January 18 units were alerted to Penn Twp. mile marker 35 S/B for an overturned vehicle. Chief 249 was the first fire unit on the scene and advised Chief 50 of conditions. Chief 50 held the box to Engine 49 and EMS and placed the remainder in service. Engine 49 cleaned up some debris before going available. Photo by Company 49
Yesterday just after midnight Tanker 49 was alerted to what was to be the first of 3 calls for Company 49 within 2 hours. Tanker 49 was alerted around 00:30 to Mainsville Rd, Southampton Twp Franklin County for a house fire. Upon arrival Tanker 49 w/3 staged until being released by command 15. While the Tanker was out Utility 49 was alerted to Penn Twp for a medical call and returned at the same time as the Tanker. Just as everyone was leaving Engine 49 w/6 was dispatched for Smoke in the building at Shippensburg University. Company 52 arrived to find burnt food and we were placed in service.
Photo By Carl Lynch of house fire on Mainesville
Yesterday around 10:30 Engine and Tanker 49 were alerted to 150 Quigley Road in Hopewell Township for a barn fire. Upon arrival Engine 49 was assigned to protect the house and Tanker 49 assisted in hauling water for the barn fire. Company 49 units returned around 14:00. Special thanks to our transfer companies 36 and 50 for covering our first due. Photos by Brian Denham
Last night shortly before midnight EMS units were dispatched at the request of PSP for an auto accident. Units arrived to find a p/u on its side in a field. PSP requested EMS to evaluate 3 patients before returning available.
Last evening just before midnight units were dispatched for an auto accident with a vehicle overturned on High Mt. Road in the area of the tracks. Units arrived to find 1 small P/U on its side in a field. Units cleared a short time later.
This morning units were dispatched to High Mt. Road for a house fire. Units arrived to find smoke from the eves. After investigating it was found to be a chimney fire with a small amount of extension. The box was down graded and all units were clear in about an hour.
Wednesday night November 21st units were dispatched for an auto accident at the intersection of Shippensburg Road and Oakville Road with a vehicle rolled over. Units arrived on the scene to find a car in the intersection with 1 patient and a SUV rolled on its side with the driver self extricated. Company 49 & 47 crews contained a fluid spill and removed debris before going available. Fire Police handled traffic control. Photos by Denny Clopper
On Tuesday (11-6-12) morning shortly after 9 am units were dispatched to I-81 southbound in the area of the Kline Rd overpass (30.5S) for an auto accident involving a tractor trailer on fire. It was also reported that an off duty Trooper was on location with a subject with severe head trauma. After the dispatch a large colum of black smoke could be seen in the area. Units arrived on the scene to find a pick up that was towing a u-haul trailer and a deceased occupant in the truck. The tractor trailer was fully involved and the 2 occupants of that escaped with only minor injuries. Additional tankers and manpower was also called to the scene to assist. I-81 southbound was closed for several hours. Company 49 fire police got to use the Traffic unit on their first major incident(see photo below) A special thanks to New Kingstown for covering the station. More Photos coming soon