PO Box 49, 16 Firehouse Road
Walnut Bottom, PA 17266
Phone: (717) 532-4999
Fax: (717) 532-6240
Tonight members removed the 5" hose from Engine 49 that was over 20 yrs old and placed in service 1200' of Mercedes hose. Photo by Larry Davidson
This morning Engine 49 along with Rescue 47, Ambulance 47, Medic 87 and Life Lion Carlisle responded to the 200 block of Stoughstown Road for a pedestrian struck. Upon arrival we found it to be a bicyclist struck. The subject was flown from the scene. Photos by Denny Clopper
For the month of October we had the following:
Fire/Accident Responses – 6
Medical Assist – 4
Trainings – 10
Parade – 1
Fire Prevention activities - 9
Fire Related Injuries – 0
Fire Loss - $ 0
Year to date total – 65 Medical & 104 Fire/Accident = 169
For those not aware, this Thursday night is Trick or Treat in Walnut Bottom. Stop by the Firehouse as we will be handing out candy. While your at the firehouse you can take a look at the fire trucks. Hope to see ya and have a safe night Trick or Treating.
Last evening Engine 49 attended Newville's annual Halloween Parade. Members handed out candy in the heavy rain as onlookers stood under their umbrellas.
This was a busy week with fire prevention activities for Company 49 We visited 4 schools and 1 Daycare. The photo is from the Trinity Day Care in walnut Bottom, we would also like to thank Company 50 for bringing their Rescue to the daycare. Photo by Daniel Define
Congrats to the Jr Members who recently passed Mod's A, B & C. Logan Lynch & John Marsh completed Mod's A & B while Jake Vannaken completed Mod's A, B & C. We now have Will Davis and Cameron Lynch working on completing Mod D.
Tuesday morning at 09:22 Company 49 was alerted to North Newton Twp., 915 Shippensburg Rd for a vehicle vs a pole, vehicle overturned and on fire. Engine 49 arrived shortly after Ambulance 47 and Engine 147 and staged. About 1 minute later command placed Engine 49 in service. Photo by Denny Clopper
Brush 49 along with other units were alerted Friday afternoon shortly after 16:00 for a field fire in the area of 1540 Walnut Bottom Road in Penn Township. Utility 49 was returning from the Country Butcher Shop when this call came in and I received a call from FF B. Foltz advising this was to the rear of his house in a standing corn feild moving quickly. Chief 50 arrived on the scene to find a quick moving fire in a cornfield and approaching a house & garage. He requested 3 additional brush trucks and 2 Engines to assist. This added our Engine and our Tanker was already responding after the Brush truck. The Brush & Tanker arrived and started fire attack. The Engine arrived and was assigned to protect the exposures. Company 49 units cleared in about an hour. Thanks to Daniel Define from Co 50 for the photo's
The meal for saturday night will be salsbury steaks with mashed potatoes, gravy,vegtable and dessert. We will also have our 2011 calendars with events and some treats for the little ones
On Sunday members of Co 49 as well as members from from Co 45, 47, 51 and FC 11 finished up the vehicle rescue tech class. In the photos is Co 49 members.
On Friday evening Company 49 hosted an open house for the public to come out and check things out. Some youngsters came out and enjoyed the evening checking out the fire trucks.
Tuesday Brush 49 participated in the Fire Prevention activities at Mt Rock Elementary School. Newville, West Pennsboro and Upper Frankford also had apparatus on display. It's great to see all the departments in the school district working together all week long with the Fire Prevention activities.
Yesterday Brush 49 was on display at the Shippensburg Lowes for their Safety Day. They had a great turnout and the weather was great.