May 20

Drill Night

Tonights Drill consisted of a quick classroom discussion on standpipe operations and then a walk thru of 1 Stonehouse Court (27-13). Engine Tanker, Engine and Special Unit 27 with 18 Volunteers loaded up and drilled on apparatus positioning and running lines off of standpipes. With standpipes being very rare in the greater Buchanan Valley Area, this drill was very important to keep up the skills of our firefighters. BVFD would like to Thank The Village of Laurel Run for their continued of BVFD and their commitment to resident safety. #BVFD27 #Drillnight

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May 20

Summer Gun and Cash Drawing

Our next Fundraiser is one of our largest of the year.  June 6th is our Summer Gun and Cash Drawing hosted at our Station.  This Drawing is a Joint Fundraiser between BVFD and the New Franklin Volunteer Fire Company.  For this event there are 4000 tickets and they cost only $10 each.  The gates open at 10 am and the drawing starts at Noon.  A copy of the ticket is posted showing all the prizes and additional information.  If you are selling tickets for this event, please get them turned in ASAP.  BVFD would like

to stress for people to get their tickets now.   Currently we have 20 unsold tickets available to be sold.  Yes, only 20 tickets!  BVFD and NFVC would like to Thank Everyone who has purchased a ticket for this event.  If you are looking to purchase tickets, contact the Station at 717-677-9234 or Chief Spielman at 717-677-0870.   #BVFD27  #Neighborshelpingneighbors

 

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May 17

Engine Tanker 27 for the Porch Fire

As Volunteers were getting ready for our Meat Raffle on Friday (5/15), the Adams County Pre-Alert (Box Alarm) was dropped for the porch fire on Bingaman Road (4-3 Box). Engine-Tanker 27 was out the door on dispatch and arrived behind Cashtown’s Engine 4-1. ET 27’s crew assisted with checking for extention and the assignment was held to 4-1 and ET 27 by Command 4.

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May 13

Get Well Soon DFC Parr

The Officers and Membership of BVFD would like to wish Deputy Fire Chief John Parr a quick recovery from todays procedure.  As many people have noticed, DFC Parr has been absent from recent Responses and Fund Raisers.  DFC Parr is doing well and will hopefully be home soon.  #BVFD27  #Brotherhood

May 10

Pistol Drawing Winning Numbers

The Buchanan Valley Fire Department would like to Thank Everyone who assisted us with our Third SELL OUT in a row at our Pistol Drawing.  The winners of the May 9th Pistol Drawing are listed below.  All Winners have been contacted.  As a reminder our next Gun Drawing will be in October.  #BVFD27  #Sellout

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May 07

“Franklin to Adams for 27″

Franklin County has been busy again with several working fires yesterday. Engine 27 was dispatched to transfer to Mont Alto Station 5 then later to the scene of the Building Fire in Greencastle. The building was a wooden pallet manufacturer. The crew operated several hours then returned home. Last evening Engine-Tanker 27 was alerted to assist on the Working Fire Dispatch for a House Fire in the boro of Mont Alto.

 

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May 05

Chain Saw Winner

The Junior Fire Department would like to Thank Everyone who purchased chain saw raffle tickets.  The winner was drawn at the Seafood Feast.  Myrle May from Gardners was the winner and he has already picked up his new saw.  Thank You Again!  #BVFD27

May 01

Gettysburg Times “Hometown Heroes”

Buchanan Valley FD was highlighted along with other Adams County Public Safety agencies in today’s edition of the Gettysburg Times.

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