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THANK YOU ZACH!!

Recently one of our hometown hero's Staff Sergeant Zachary Sweigart of the United States Air Force returned home from overseas deployment.  Staff Sergeant Sweigart presented a United States flag that was flown on a B-52H Stratofortress on June 13th of this year in support of … [Read more...]

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RESCUE ASSISTS LANCASTER CITY ON GENERAL ALARM

This afternoon the Rescue was dispatched on the General Alarm in the 700 block of West Fulton St in Lancaster City for a row of garages on fire.  The Rescue arrived and offered to fill air cylinders for crews working on scene since Air 07 was not available for the call.  The crew … [Read more...]

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CRASH IN THE FIRST DUE

This afternoon the Rescue and Rescue Engine were sent to Pennsy Rd and Kreider Rd for an MVA with injuries.  Units arrived to find a two vehicle accident and EMS checking on patients.  All occupants had no injuries and crews performed the usual depowering and checking for fluids. … [Read more...]

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SMOKE IN THE HOUSE

Early this morning units were sent to 1 Barbara Ave in the Township for a reported house on fire.   County Communications advised that the resident reported smoke in the house from an unknown source.  The source turned out to be a pot holder left on the stove.  50 and 54 remained … [Read more...]

FIRE HOUSE PHONE SYSTEM IS DOWN!!!!

The firehouse phone system is currently down until the beginning of the week.  If you have an emergency please call 9-1-1.  If you need to talk to a Chief Officer and do not have the number, contact County Communications at 717-664-1190. … [Read more...]

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CONGRATULATIONS TO MR AND MRS LYNCH

The members of the Willow Street Fire Company would like to congratulate Matt Lynch and Brooke Lynch on their wedding which was held on Sunday August 14th in Charleston, South Carolina.  Matt has been a firefighter with us for many years and is now a firefighter in James Island … [Read more...]

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RESCUE ENGINE GOES TO PARADISE FOR STANDBY AND WATER SUPPLY

Early this morning Rescue Engine 501 was dispatched to cover Paradise (47) fire company while they assisted Kinzer (45) on a large commercial fire on Lincoln Hwy East.  As Engine 1 arrived at Paradise they were called to the Paradise Township Building to assist in filling tankers … [Read more...]

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ASSIST TO 57 AT QUARRYVILLE PRESBYTERIAN HOME

This morning the Truck and Rescue assisted 57 at the Quarryville Presbyterian Home.  57 units were dispatched there for an automatic fire alarm and upon the arrival of Deputy 57 (Tim Cox) he upgraded the alarm due to an electrical fire in the building and smoke condition.  50 … [Read more...]

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CRASH IN THE FIRST DUE

This afternoon just after 1400 hours the West Lampeter Companies were sent to the intersection of Willow Street Pike and Willow Valley Dr for a vehicle accident. Units arrived to find a 2 vehicle accident with moderate injuries and one of the vehicles down into the bushes in … [Read more...]

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CRASH AT WILLOW STREET PIKE/PENN GRANT RD

At 1024 hours County Communications received reports a vehicle accident at the intersection of Willow Street PIke and Penn Grant Rd. Rescue 50 arrived with a two vehicle accident with moderate injuries. Crews had to pop a door on one of the vehicles to gain access to the … [Read more...]

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YEARLY AIR PACK RECERTIFICATION

Yearly each of our interior qualified firefighters must complete an air pack recertification to demonstrate proficiency in their use and maintenance. This year we tried something a little different with a course set up that each member had to complete. The first part of the test … [Read more...]

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CRASH WITH 54

Just after 1700 hours the West Lampeter Companies were dispatched to the 1300 block of Gypsy Hill Rd for a Class 1 Vehicle Accident. Units were advised of a two vehicle collison with one of the cars on it's roof. Engine 54-1 arrived with no entrapment and had other units assist … [Read more...]

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TOWER RUNS TO MILLERSVILLE

Just after 0100 hours the Tower was dispatched to assist 90 (Blue Rock) with a reported building fire at Books Gymnasium on the Millersville University Complex. The Tower arrived and took a position on corner Charlie/Delta and stoodby while crews from 90 checked the interior of … [Read more...]

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ASSIST TO REFTON AT HOUSE FIRE

At 1913 hours the Rescue was dispatched to assist 59 with a reported house fire at 138 Pennsy Rd in Providence Township. Units from 59 and 57 arrived with an attic fire that had spread from the chimney. The Rescue crew provided RIT for the crews working on the interior. Engine … [Read more...]

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RESCUE ASSISTS REFTON ON HOUSE FIRE

At 19:10 hours the Rescue was dispatched to assist 59 with a reported house fire at 138 Pennsy Rd in Providence Township. The crew from the Rescue provided RIT for approximately an hour before being release. Engine 502 also made the response. … [Read more...]