Tag: “The Valley”

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 14

Meat Raffle This Friday

This Friday (Nov 17th), is our next Meat Raffle.  Doors open at 5, FREE MEAL at 6 and the Raffle starts at 7.  This month’s meal is:  Hot Turkey Sandwiches, Corn, Fresh Cut French Fries, Gravy, Dessert and Refreshments.  All Meat Prizes are from Steely Meats of Fayetteville.   Come out and see what you have been hearing about.  Call 717-677-9234 or 717-677-0870 with any questions.

Nov 09

Another Sell Out, Thank You !

Our December Seafood Feast is already SOLD OUT.  BVFD would like to thank everyone who has attended our Seafood Feasts in 2017.  In your curious, this has completed the clean sweep.  We Sold Out every Seafood Feast in 2017!   Once again, Thank You!

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.

Oct 31

Ghost & Goblins invade “The Valley”

This evening BVFD Firefighters were on station handing out candy to trick or treaters. The costumes get more impressive each year. It seems the firemen costume was a popular choice this year, but didn’t we all want to be firefighters growing up ? 

Oct 31

RE27 runs barn fire off the Hampton transfer

Rescue Engine 27 with a crew of 6 transferred to Hampton Fire Co #10 this past Sunday while their department worked a fundraiser event. The Rescue Engine was dispatched on the 1st Alarm assignment for a Working Barn Fire at 650 Rife Rd in Box 11-4. RE27 arrived and establish a draft at a nearby pond. The crew worked for a few hours before being released by command. Prior to the Barn Fire the crew assisted with a medical incident at the event. 

Oct 23

Brush 27 Driver Trainee’s practice drafting

A few firefighters training to become Brush 27 operators took advantage of the nice weather this past weekend by practicing their drafting and pumping knowledge with Brush 27.  

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.