Category Archive: Building Fires

Jul 20

Mutual Aid to South Middleton Garage Fire

July 19 – Monroe firefighters responded to a garage fire in the 800 block of Lisburn Road in South Middleton Township.  The incident was dispatched at 7:40 AM. Monroe responded with Engine 225 and Tanker 25 and remain on the scene until nearly 11:00 AM. The fire occurred in a large, detached pole barn that …

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Feb 28

Monroe Fire Co. Responds to Monaghan Barn Fire

Barn fire in Monaghan Township, York County. Photo by Curt Werner.

  Feb. 26 – Monroe Fire Company responded on a mutual aid assignment to a barn fire in the 100 block of Meadow Trail in Monaghan Township, York County. Engine 125 and Tanker 25 responded at approx 10:43 and cleared the scene at 1:30 AM. Special thanks to E239 (North Middleton Township FD), which transferred to …

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Jul 10

First Due Barn Fire

July 8 – At approximately 10:15 AM, Cumberland County Fire Headquarters transmitted a first-alarm barn fire assignment for the 1100 block of Brandt Road in Monroe Township.  Chief 125 (Farrell) was informed by Headquarters that they were receiving numerous calls reporting the fire. Chief 125 arrived on scene first and observed farmers assisting with animal removal, …

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May 04

Monroe Home Damaged by Fire

May 4 – A 3:15 p.m., Headquarters dispatched a first-alarm structure fire assignment for a report of a house fire in the 900 block of Park Place, Monroe Township.  The 1st alarm was comprised of Companies 25 (Monroe), 23 (Upper Allen), 27 (Citizens’-Mechanicsburg), 28 (Washington-Mechanicsburg), 33 (New Kingstown), 45 (Carlisle Fire & Rescue Services), 64 …

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Apr 07

Busy Sunday for Monroe Firefighters

April 7th – Sunday afternoon proved to be busy for Monroe Fire Company as its volunteers turned out for three consecutive incidents. The first incident was dispatched as a medical assist for a fall victim in the 1500 block of Shughart Road. After crews returned to station, Headquarters dispatched a building fire assignment to Oak …

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Feb 21

Company 25 Responds to Two Silver Spring Fires

Feb 21 – Shortly after 0730 hours, Engine 25 (E25) and Tanker 25 (T25) were dispatched as part of a first alarm building fire assignment to Starting Line Auto Body in the 1100 block of W Trindle RD in Silver Spring Township.  Initial reports indicated smoke was coming from the structure.  Chief 33 (Hall) arrived …

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Feb 02

Monroe Assists at Silver Spring Garage Fire

Feb 2nd – Company 25 responded on a first alarm assignment for a reported garage fire in the 100 block of North Locust Point Road, Silver Spring Township.  Company 33 (New Kingstown) arrived and found a working fire inside a pole-style building.  The fire was quickly brought under control.  Crews from Monroe, as well as …

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Jan 31

Monroe Responds to Dillsburg Explosion

Jan 31 – Engine and Tanker 25 were dispatched to a structure fire with explosion at 1 Blair Mountain RD in Carroll Township, York County.  The fire and subsequent explosion occurred in a building on the property of RL Livingston Excavating.  One employee and a firefighter from York County Company 65 (Franklintown) were injured.  Our …

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Jan 29

2nd Alarm to PPG Industries

Jan 29 – Engine 25 was dispatched as part of a second alarm assignment for a fire at PPG Industries on Park Drive in South Middleton Township.  Upon arrival, E25 was assigned to the rear (Side C) of the structure and laid a 5″ hose line from one of the facilities on-site hydrants.  Crews deployed …

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Oct 15

Fire Breaks Out in Churchtown Home

Oct 15 – A late-morning fire has left a Monroe Township family homeless.  Crews were dispatched to the 300-block of North Street in the Village of Churchtown.  The fire spread throughout the 2 1/2 story wood frame home quickly and first arriving units found heavy fire coming from the home.  Because of the size of …

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