Congratulations to Sgt. Chris McCullough, LT Shane Robb, and Chief David Dugan on completing their Firefighter 2 testing at HACC over the weekend. Members were required to take a written test, and also complete several skill stations to achieve this certification. Next up for them is Instructor 1. Good work! ... See moreSee less
Tower and the Wagon responded to assist Hershey Volunteer Fire Company with an odor investigation at 01:31am. Units were then diverted to a barn fire in Grantville Volunteer Fire Company’s first due where members prevented the spread of fire to the nearby exposure chicken coup and assisted with other various tasks.
Late this morning Company 1 as well as Hershey Fire Company was alerted for a reported Accident with Entrapment in the north west area of the township at the county line. Engine 1-1 w/6 (Lt. Robb) and the Utility w/3 (FF Gerhart) arrived to find a single vehicle head on into a tree with a patient still inside but not entrapped. Crews stabilized the vehicle, controlled fluids, and assisted EMS with extricating the patient before placing the box in service. ... See moreSee less
Lebanon EMA struck the bells for a reported structure fire in the 2-01 box and sent Tower 1 (Capt. Spencer) with 5 to South Londonderry Township. Tower 1 assumed first due truck responsibilities and found the fire was out on arrival at the hands of the homeowner. Crews helped ventilate the structure and assisted Company 2 reload hose on Engine 2. ... See moreSee less
Citizens Fire Company #1 was recently advised by a member of our community about a positive impact one of our members had on them recently while on a station tour. The community member had nothing but positive comments about Zach and his interactions with the family during the tour. We would like to commend Zach on his behavior, positive actions, and professionalism that he displayed. As a small token of our appreciation we awared Zach with a $20.00 Sheetz card. Keep up the good work Zach and we would also like to thank the other members that perform these acts on a daily basis. ... See moreSee less
Thank you to all Pallmyra Fire volunteers for your service to our community. Zack, great community outreach in your hospitality to the visitors, and presenting your volunteer family and department with such goodwill.
This afternoon Co #1 along with mutual aid units were dispatched to the 1-07 in the township for a reported basement fire. DO-1(Braden) went enroute with addition information from LEMA reporting smoke in the basement with audible alarms in the back ground. Wagon 1 (Capt Spencer) arrived beginning to lay in when the duty officer marked control holding to Co# 1. T-1(FF Berkhimer) arrived assisted the Wagon with investigations and ventilating the basement from a light smoke condition . Problem was found to be an shorted out extension cord that melted the carpet. All units cleared the scene in about 1/2 hr. ... See moreSee less