PO Box 49, 16 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom, PA 17266
Phone: (717) 532-4999
Fax: (717) 532-6240
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
Yesterday afternoon units were dispatched to Southside Dr for a vehicle fire. Upon arrival units found fire in the engine compartment.
This afternoon units were dispatched to Centerville Rd and Walnut Bottom Rd in Penn Twp. Engine 49 was placed in service prior to arrival however fire police assisted until the vehicles were clear from the roadway.
This morning units were dispatched for an auto accident on Rt. 233 in Penn Twp near the top of the mountain. Photos by Denny Clopper
Friday October 12 Company 49 along with other units were dispatched for an auto accident on I-81 at Mile Marker 34 nb in Penn Twp. Engine 49 arrived to find 1 vehicle off the road with 1 patient.
On the morning of October 6 th Company 49 received a call advising of a vehicle fire in the 300 blk of Furnace Hollow Road. Upon arrival the correct location was on Big Pond Hollow Road in Southampton Twp in the area of the old CC Dam. It was a trailer loaded with equipment and no vehicle around. The fire was just about burnt out upon arrival. PSP Fire Marshall was called to investigate.
Monday afternoon (9-10-12) started a busy streak for Company 49. We started out with a crash on I-81 at MM 34 in Penn Twp. , we handeled a patient refusal and cleared, while returning and just about to turn into Firehouse Rd Engine 49 along with Shippensburg units were dispatched to Hollar Drive in Shippensburg Twp for a gas leak, Engine 49 staged at the plug before going available. Then around 01:30 Engine 49 was alert to the Interstate at MM 34 N/B for truck brakes on fire, Chief 249 arrived advising the fire was out, Chief 150 held the box to Engine 49 who cleared a short time later. The Interstate call was followed by a medical call that was followed by a crash in the 1500 block of centerville Rd in Penn Twp., Engine 49 arrived and assisted in packing the patient.
Yesterday afternon units were dispatched to Penn Twp. in the area of mile marker 35 north bound for an auto accident with a vehicle overturned. Units arrived to find a single vehicle that overturned and was back on its wheels with 2 injuries. Engine 49 crew stabilized the vehicle and assisted with patient care/extracation before being released by Command 50. Units on scene were Engine 250, 49 and 147, Squad 54, Medic 87, Ambulance 47 & 73, PSP Photos by Denny Clopper
This morning just before 04:00 units were dispatched to 231 Southside Drive for a house fire. Engine 250 arrived to find a fully involved mobile home with all occupants out of the house. Engine 49 assisted with fire attack and Tanker 49 supplied Engine 250. Special thanks to Adams Co. company 27 for taking the transfer assignment. Photos by Denny Clopper
Last evening units were dispatched to South Newton Twp - Interstate 81 northbound at Mile Marker 32 - vehicle reported overturned with dual entrapment. Upon arrival of Chief 49 the occupants were getting out of the Suburban with minor injuries and the box was quickly reduced to Company 49 & 52 and EMS
This morning shortly before 07:00, Units were dispatched for an auto accident in the area of exit 37 unknown direction. Units arrived around mile marker 38.5 northbound to find a single vehicle off the road with a single occupant deceased. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the deceased.
Yesterday just before noon Engine and Utility 49 responded to Penn Twp - the Intersection of the Walnut Bottom Road (Rt 174) and Centerville Road (Rt. 233) for an accident with injuries. First arriving advised of 3 patients on the road and requested 2 Helicopters to fly. Engine and Utility 49 crews assisted with patient care until being released by Command 50. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of the injured and deceased.
Around 00:38 we were dispatched for a brush fire. Shortly after dispatched county advised Chief 150 to copy an upgrade of the box. Company 49 was alerted for a full Company response for a house fire. Engine 49 was diverted to handle the fill site, Tanker 49 shuttled water and Brush 49 hauled people back to the fire scene.