Tag: Rescue Engine 27

Aug 20

Rural Water Supply Class Practical

Buchanan Valley FD hosted a Rural Water Supply class which is wrapping up today with the Practical evolutions. Volunteers from BVFD and neighboring departments attended the 16 hours training class. Today with the support of Arendtsville FC (Reserve Tower 5), Biglerville Hose Co (Tanker 6), Cashtown FC (Tanker 4), Heidlersburg FC (Engine 25-2) and Mont Alto FC (FL Tanker 5), Students setup a Water Supply station and Tanker Shuttle operation. One of the biggest challenges in rural fireground operations is Water Supply. We appreciate the support from our neighboring mutual aid partners helping us train to overcome those challenges !

Aug 11

Path Valley Annual Parade

Last Evening Buchanan Valley FD Volunteers participated in the Annual Path Valley Parade in Dry Run. After members spent the day detailing our apparatus, we headed over the mountains to one of the largest remaining firemen’s parades left. Buchanan Valley FD Proudly received the following Awards: 1st Place: Engine Tanker, 1st Place Brush Unit, 2nd Place: Rescue Engine, and 2nd Place: Overall Best Appearing Department. 

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


Jul 27

Final Stages of placing RE27 in-service

Our Driver/Operators have been busy over the last several weeks completing the Pierce in-service training, Several hours behind the wheel learning to drive the new piece, and completed multiple pumping scenarios all in preparation for the upcoming day of placing Rescue Engine 27 in service.



Jun 16

Looking for a few additional golfers

Looking for a few additional golfers for the Adam Cole Memorial Golf Tournament on June 24, 2017. The event has a 8 am Shotgun Start. If interested please call the number of the flyer.

Jun 06

Pierce In-Service Training

Reminder to all Members.  Tonight (Tuesday) is the Pierce In-Service Training conducted by Glick.  Training starts at 1830 and will last 2 hours.  ALL Drivers and Firefighters should try to attend.  If your unable to attend, contact Chief Spielman.

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