Tag: Engine Tanker 27

Jan 06

3 Nights, 3 Fires

For the 3rd night in a row, 27 was alerted for a house fire, this time on the Working Fire Dispatch just west of Gettysburg on Glenwood Drive (Box 1-4). Local PD went on scene shortly after dispatch reporting a working fire with upgraded the assignment. ET27 was placed in water supply. ET27 remained on the scene for over an hour assisting. No injuries were report, just more cold ears, hands and toes. 

Jan 06

Overnight Structure Fire in Bendersville

Last night at 11:30, A Box Alarm was sounded for a mixed occupancy House Fire on Bendersville Wenksville Rd (Box 7-2) with a report of people trapped. 27 doubled pulled with Engine Tanker 27 & Rescue Engine 27 w/ staffing of 11. ET27 & RE27 arrived back to back, as Command 7 placed RE27 in the attack group, and ET27 in Water Supply. Crews worked the fire for several hours before bringing it under control. Another fire in the county with near 0* temperatures.  

Jan 03

House Fire with 1 Trapped

Shortly before 7am, Engine Tanker 27 & Rescue Engine 27 was alerted for the House Fire with people trapped on South Mountain Rd in Quincy Twp,  Franklin County (Box 16-2). ET27 & RE27 was placed in the Water Supply Group with Chief 27 being the Water Supply Officer. The crews from both assisted with Fire Attack and Overhaul. FL Engine 16-2 was able to make the grab shortly after arriving on scene. The victim was in critical condition and air lifted to an area burn unit. 27 units remained on scene for a fire hours assisting the PSP Fire Investigator. Photos courtesy of wagon driver B. Kimple & Social Media.

Dec 19

House Fire west of Chambersburg

Early this Morning, Engine Tanker 27 w/4 responded to assist Franklin Fire Company (Station 4) with a working house fire on Bell Avenue just west of Chambersburg. Firefighters worked several hours bring this house fire under control. Photos courtesy of Denny Clopper. For more of his excellent work visit his FACEBOOK PAGE

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 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.

Oct 22

Friday Night Box

On Friday Night, BVFD was alerted for the 1st Due house fire on Chambersburg Road (27-7).  Rescue Engine, Engine Tanker, Brush and Special Unit 27 responded with staffing of 16.  27 Units arrived together to find a brush fire that had spread into a house.    ET27 quickly placed a line in service and other units opened up the walls to stop any additional fire spread.   Thank You to Cashtown (E4-1) for covering “The Valley” while units operated on the scene.

Oct 19

Traffic Accident on Chambersburg Rd

Shortly after 8am this morning Rescue Engine 27 w/5 responded to the 6200 blk of Chambersburg Rd [Box 27-7] for an Auto Accident.  Adams County 911 updated Rescue Engine 27 with now reports of one auto on it’s side with one person trapped. The “Entrapment Assignment” was filled out bringing Engine Tanker 27 w/5. The Rescue Engine arrived and found all occupants out of the vehicles. Fayetteville EMS handled the patient refusals, and 27 handled the hazards. Units cleared a short time later.

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