Fire calls

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Accident on Oakville Road

Early Tuesday evening units were dispatched to the intersection of Oakville Road and Ritner Hwy for an auto accident. Units checked the area and found nothing at the intersection. County then advised this may be on Oakville Road. Engine 49 arrived on Oakville road about 3/4 mile off Rt. 11 to find a single vehicle that struck a pole and was partly blocking the road. Hazards were secured and we were released by PSP a short time later. Photo by Denny Clopper


Crash with fly-out in the Township

Crews were dispatched last Thursday April 18 just before noon for an auto accident - South Newton Twp. - in the area of Chenelle Lane and Ritner Hwy. Chief 149/Engine 49 arrived and found the road to be blocked. EMS arrived and shortly after assuming patient care and requested to fly 1 patient. Squad 54 assisted with patient care and controlling hazards while Mini Pumper 47 was diverted to Company 49 to set up a Landing Zone. Photos by Denny Clopper


Company 49 covers Gettysburg for a night

Saturday night Engine and Traffic 49 along with Franklin County Engine 5-1 covered Adams County Company 1 while they attended their annual awards banquet. Engine & Traffic unit took the time to make it to the Battlefield for some phots and then later in the evening ran a medical call at Gettysburg College before returning home aroung 11:45.


House fire in Shippensburg Boro

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  


House Fire in Lower Mifflin Twp.

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. 


Accident in North Newton Township

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. 


Tanker 49 responds to Hopewell Twp

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


Washdown in North Newton Twp

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


Fire police and Traffic 49 assist in Shippensburg Boro

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


House fire in Southampton

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


Overturned on the Interstate - delayed post

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


3 CALLS IN 2 HOURS

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


Barn fire in Hopewell Township

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


P/U on it side in North Newton

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.


One on its side in the Township

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.


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