Tag: “The Valley”

Jan 03

Gburg Times does story on the Valley’s 30-yrs of New Years Dinners

Buchanan Valley FD was featured in the Gettysburg Times yesterday on its 30 year history of our Traditional Pork & Sauerkraut Dinner each New Year’s Day. Ours crews delivered our usual top of the line meal to over 500 people. If you have never attended a fundraising event at Buchanan Valley FD, our events are posted on the Event Page. Come out and join us for excellent food at a reasonable price.

Dec 30

New Years Day Dinner

This Monday (Jan 1st) is our Annual New Years Day Dinner.  This tradition has existed since BVFD went in service.  Doors open at 10:30 and we serve till 1.  Adult meals are $9, kids are $5 and we do offer carryout’s.  The meal is served “Buffet Style” and of course has Pork and Sauerkraut as part of the buffet.  Your meal includes the full buffet, refreshments and dessert.  Come out and start 2018 with your friends and family at the Buchanan Valley Volunteer Fire Department.

Dec 28

Transfer to Mont Alto


Overnight a multi alarm blaze broke out at the American Legion in Waynesboro. With the area fire apparatus committed on the fire, Rescue Engine 27 transferred to Mont Alto Station 5

Dec 26

Announcement of Unexpected Death – James Arter Jr

The Officers and Members of the Buchanan Valley Fire Department announce with great sadness and heavy hearts, the death of James Arter Jr (“J.R.”).  J.R. leaves behind a wife and young daughter. We ask that you keep J.R.’s family & friends in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Details of his services will be announced when available.  In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund for his daughter is in the process of being established. Questions should be directed to Tim Baldwin- President –Email

Dec 23

Big Flat MVA

Today, Brush 27 w/ 4 responded to the 2600 Block of Shippensburg Road (52-105) for an MVA.  Brush 27 arrived to find 1 auto off the roadway with negative injuries.  After a short period on the scene, Command 52 returned all units.

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 19

Hazmat Operations Class

This past weekend 20 firefighters obtain their Hazmat Awareness National Pro Board certification at Buchanan Valley FD. Sunday, Students performed their practical stations to include diking, damming, and gross decontamination & vapor dispersion. 

Dec 13

2018 BVFD Officers Elected

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