Tag: Holmatro

Nov 05

Winch Awareness Training

Twenty BVFD firefighters spent the day training with ESI on Winch operations. The class was taught by Pat Grub from ESI and consisted of 4 classroom hours followed by several practical techniques. With the arrival of Rescue Engine 27, a portable winch was purchased for the apparatus. This class trained our firefighters  safe, efficient & effective rescue operations of using this important piece of equipment. Fairfield Fire & EMS also sent RE2 with 6 firefighters for the class.

Aug 09

Vehicle Rescue Demo for Adams County Cadet Academy

This afternoon Rescue Engine 27 with a crew of 5 assisted with the Adams County Cadet Academy by Demonstrating Vehicle Extrication Techniques at the Adams County Training Center. RE27’s crew used our Holmatro Hydraulic Tools to show door pops, door removals, and other various auto extrication skills. “The Valley” is proud to take part in building our future Adams County Volunteer Firefighters.

Aug 02

Transfer to New Franklin

This morning at 0300 RE27 was alerted to transfer to Franklin Company 17 while their units operated on a working fire in Chambersburg. This was RE27’s first response since going in service. RE27 handled with a crew of 6.

Jul 30

Rescue Engine 27 “Ready” for Service

Adams County Department of Emergency Services placing Rescue Engine 27 officially in-service


Apr 16

Twins ? Close…


Apr 11

Busy Sunday for Volunteers

Last Sunday, 13 BVFD Volunteers completed their hands on portion of the Vehicle Rescue Operations Course.  A Special Thank You to ESI / Holmatro for also attending this training with their demo trailer.

After Class, Engine Tanker 27 took in a land rescue on Pine Grove Road (5-8).

Mar 31

Pierce Production Update

Mar 26

Rescue Engine Production Updates