Dec 03

Woods Fire

Engine Tanker 27 & Brush 27 was alerted just before noon for a Woods Fire on Church Road, Box 27-1. Brush 27 arrived making access to the area while ET 27 staged on the road for water supply. The assignment was held to 27. The units cleared in 30 minutes

Dec 01

Transfer to Upper Frankford, then to the Scene

Early this morning Engine Tanker 27 was alerted to Cumberland County Station 48 to back fill as the area units battle a Barn Fire. ET27 with a crew of 5 covered  the transfer, for a couple of hours before being called to the scene to assist.  

Nov 28

Brush 27 to Gettysburg on the Brush Task Force

This afternoon, several units  from Adams County were alerted to the Gettysburg Battlefield off Baltimore Pike near Culp’s Hill for a brush fire. Brush 27 was dispatched on the county Brush Unit Task Force.  Brush 27 arrived and assisted with mopping up hot spots.

Nov 27

Pistol Drawing is December 9th

Our Pistol Drawing is less than two weeks away. Attached is a picture of the ticket showing the Guns. A meal and refreshments are also provided. You get the above for only $20 (pre-sold). We are currently getting low on tickets, call now to make sure you get one. Our Gun Drawings directly benefit the new Rescue Engine. Please call or stop at the Station for tickets. 717-677-0870 or 717-677-9234.

Nov 21

This Sunday is Our Basket Bingo

This Sunday (November 26th), is our Christmas Basket Bingo. Doors open at 11, meal is served at noon and Bingo starts at 1. The basic package is only $20 and that includes your lunch and refreshments! Please call Linda at 717-677-6408 or 717-677-9234 with any Questions. See you Sunday!

Nov 16

Brush Fire near a Structure

Engine Tanker 27 and Rescue Engine 27 responded on a Box Assignment in the 4500 blk of Chambersburg Rd, Box 4-2 (Cashtown). ET 27 arrived and stretched a line assisting Engine 4-1 with knocking down a wind driven brush fire before it reached the nearby structure. Units picked up and returned 20 minutes later.

Nov 16

Seafood Feast Price Increase

Effective January 1, 2018, there will be a $5 increase for our Seafood Feast Tickets. The new prices are: Adults $35, Children ages 6-11 remains $15, Age 5 and under free.  Buchanan Valley FD is committed to providing the highest of quality food at our events, and plenty of quantity for our supporters. Our Seafood Feasts are All you can eat events, which features Crab Legs, Steamed Shrimp, Fried Shrimp, Fried Clams, Shrimp Bisque Soup, Broasted Chicken, Fresh Cut French Fries, full buffet style, refreshments and desserts.  For more information about our Seafood Feasts visit our webpage: 



Nov 15

Fire Ground Support hosted by BVFD

Last weekend our Fire Ground Support class began for local firefighters working toward achieving their Firefighter I certification. Buchanan Valley FD was happy to host this class which is part of our ongoing commitment to provide local training to our volunteers. This class will wrap up in the next few weeks and prior to the trainee’s entering the next phase of their firefighter training.

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