Yesterday afternoon at 14:17HRS Company 36 was dispatched on Box 36-8 in the area of Knight Road for a Barn Fire. Upon dispatch Car 36-1 advised county of a heavy column, and Chief 36-3 Kerstetter confirmed, and immediately upgraded the box. Crews established a positive water supply and extinguished hot spots. Crews and Fire Police from Companies 36,35, 37, 47, 48, 46, 39 and 34 worked on overhaul and traffic control at the scene for several hours. Crews went back to Station to clean the hose and equipment and went back in service at 20:00HRs. Our Thanks to transfer companies Lebanon 1 Palmyra with Rescue Engine 1-1 and Campbelltown Tanker 2 for their assistance with placing our Engine and Equipment back into service. Our thanks also to anyone else not mentioned.
Please stay off the roads if at all possible.3-3-2019 @630am: Here is the latest snow total forecast for central Pa. The snow will arrive between 11am and 3 pm over most of the region and should end around or shortly after midnight. The heaviest snow will fall this evening southeast of I-81. ... See moreSee less
Tonight for our weekly training the crews welcomed Paramedic Erdman and EMT Quinn with South Central EMS to go over the Ambulance and where equipment is. Crews learned how to operate the stretcher and other various equipment. ... See moreSee less
This afternoon just after 1300 hrs Company 39 was dispatched to Rt. 743 in the area of Shady Ln. for a reported accident with entrapment, vehicle into a pole. LT39 and C39-1 responded, followed by West Hanover Volunteer Fire Company Rescue 36-1, Hershey Volunteer Fire Company Rescue 48, and Engine 39-1. Crews arrived on scene to find a Mustang into a telephone pole with intrusion to the driver side. Crews immediately went to work to extricate the individual. The roof was removed as well as the driver door. The patient was successfully extricated and transferred to South Central EMS. Also assisting was PSP. A thank you to all agency’s involved! ... See moreSee less
Last night crews loaded up and headed to Hershey Fire Company for some training using the maze they built. A few members from Hershey also joined us for the training. The maze not only builds teamwork between you and your partner but also teaches us how to get around tight and confined spaces in the event we would encounter them on an actual call. A good time was had by all and thanks again to Hershey Fire Company for letting us use the maze for the evening. ... See moreSee less