Jan 18

Be My Valentine Basket Bingo This Sunday

This Sunday (1/22) is our Be My Valentine Basket Bingo.  Doors open at 11, a light lunch is served and Bingo starts at 1.  All our baskets are filled.  BVFD takes pride in offering a great selection of baskets at our Basket Bingo’s.  No presold tickets are done for this event, just show up.  If you have any questions, please call LInda at 717-677-6408.

Jan 17

Engine Transfer

On 01/17/2017, at 0300 hours, Engine 27 with a crew of four, handled an Engine transfer to Cashtown Fire Department while they operated at a mutual aid house fire in Mount Joy Township (Box 33-16). One medical assist call was handled by E27 while on the transfer.

Jan 16

Meat Raffle This Friday

This Friday is our Monthly Meat Raffle.  Doors open at 5, FREE MEAL at 6 and the Raffle starts at 7.  This Months Meal is:  Spaghetti, Garlic Bread, Salad, Dessert and Refreshments.  Never been to on of our Meat Raffles?  Come out and see what you have been hearing about.   BVFD would again like to Thank Everyone who helps make our Events the best!  See you Friday.

Jan 03

Funeral Detail

On 01/03/2017, Buchanan Valley FD members attended the memorial service and funeral for Deputy Chief Robert Biesecker of the Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue, Franklin County, PA. The passing of Chief Biesecker struck our Junior Firefighters particularly hard as he was an Instructor at the Franklin County Junior Fire Academy. Although there are a few miles between Buchanan Valley FD and Blue Ridge FR, we often work together on large incidents. This evening from 1800 hrs to 0600 hrs, Engine 27 with a crew of 6 will covering the Franklin County Company 4’s firehouse for the Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue members.

~Neighbors Helping Neighbors~

Jan 02

First Seafood Feast of 2017

This Saturday (Jan 7th), is our first Seafood Feast of 2017.  Tickets are going very fast.  This will be another Sell Out.  Please call today for tickets, 717-677-0870 or 717-677-9234.  

 

Jan 01

New Years Day brings working Building Fire

Engine Tanker 27 & Engine 27 with crew of 11 responded to this commercial building fire on Chambersburg Road (Box 4-1) in Franklin Township. Several Adams County departments assisted Cashtown FD with this working fire.  Initial companies arrived to find fire showing from the front. Several Lines were stretched and worked this stubborn fire. Crews remain on the scene at this time extinguishing several hot spots.   

 

Dec 24

Franklin Township House Fire

On Christmas Eve Co. 27 was alerted for a working house fire on Flohrs Church Road, Franklin Township, Adams County. Both Engine Tanker 27 and Engine 27 responded on the call. Thank you to Fayetteville Co. 7 for transferring in to our house.

 

Dec 16

Covering Mont Alto

On Dec.13th Engine 27 with a crew of 6 handled a transfer to Mont Alto Co. 5 Franklin County while their department battled a 3 alarm House Fire in Waynesboro. E27 handled 1 EMS assist call. This Afternoon Engine Tanker 27 was dispatched to 7326 Furnace Road (FL Box 5-2) to assist on the working Mobile Home Fire. ET 27 was redirected to transfer into Co. 5 while Mont Alto units were committed on the Mobile Fire.

Nov 13

Forcible Entry Training this weekend

This past weekend Buchanan Valley FD hosted a Forcible Entry Training class which was produced and taught by Traditions Training. This class provided the students with knowledge and skills needed to gain access through today highest security doors and locks. Several members from surrounding departments also participated in the class. We would like to thank Donnie Wedding and Roger Steger for bringing their knowledge and experience to “The Valley” and sharing with us !

Nov 08

House Fire in Mont Alto


Engine Tanker 27 and Engine 27 responded mutual aid to Franklin County to assist on the working house fire at 3765 Club House Road Box 5-01. ET27 provided manpower to assist with overhaul. Crews brought the fire under control quickly. No injuries were reported 

Nov 03

Committee heads to Pierce for Pre-build of RE-27

 

Buchanan Valley FD Apparatus Committee members are busy in Appleton Wisconsin at Pierce going over the specifications and meeting with the vendor who will build the new Rescue Engine 27. As the process continues, we will continue to update our followers with the progress. Once again, this project would not be possible with out the tremendous support of the community, Franklin Township, and the hardworking Volunteers of BVFD27. 

Oct 31

Monday Morning Car Fire

Engine Tanker 27 w/ 4 took in a auto fire this morning on Mountain Road (27-5).  Units arrived to find 1 passenger car with the engine compartment on fire. Members deployed the bumper line and extinguished the fire.

 

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