Category Archive: House Fires

Feb 23

Carroll Township House Fire

Feb. 23 – Engine 25 and Mini-Pumper 25 were dispatched at 7:01 AM as part of a first-alarm response for a house fire in the 300 block of Mumper Lane in Carroll Township, York County. Monroe firefighters assisted with fire suppression and overhaul, including extensive overhaul of blown-in insulation in the attic. Slideshow (Photos from the …

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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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Jan 18

Monroe Assists at Silver Spring Fire

Heavy fire evident upon arrival at a garage fire in the 100 block of Appalachian Drive, Silver Spring Twp.

Jan 18th – Engine 25 (E25) and Tanker 25 (T25) were dispatched to a reported garage fire in the 100 block of Appalachian Drive (Box 33-10) in Silver Spring Township this evening.  First arriving crews found heavy fire from a garage attached to the house.  E25 assisted with manpower and T25 nursed one load of …

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Nov 11

Monroe Assists with Silver Spring House Fire

Nov. 11; 2:34 a.m. – Engine 25 was dispatched as part of a first alarm assignment for a house fire in Silver Spring Township in the 200-block of Ridge Hill Road. First arriving crews found smoke showing from the two-story farm house.  Crews found a fire in a bedroom and were able to contain the …

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Nov 05

Monroe Assists Upper Allen with Townhouse Fire

Nov 4 – Engine 25 was dispatched shortly after 4:00 pm to assist at a townhouse fire in the Allenview development in Upper Allen Township.  E25 responded with  a crew of five and assisted with fire attack and overhaul. While committed at the scene, E145 transferred to Company 25 and was dispatched to a mobile home fire …

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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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Jul 16

Steady Weekend for Mutual Aid

July 14 – 15 – Engine 25 responded to a number of mutual aid incidents over the weekend, starting with an odor of smoke inside the McDonalds at the intersection of Shadow Oaks Drive and Conodoguinet Parkway in Silver Spring Twp.  While E25 and crew staged at the scene, they were summoned to assist with …

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May 19

1st Alarm Silver Spring House Fire

Fire conditions at the rear of the structure. Photo by Glen Hostetler - New Kingstown Fire Co.

May 19 – Engine and Tanker 25 were dispatched on a first alarm assignment to a house fire in the first block of N Old Stonehouse RD in Silver Spring Twp at 01:49.  Chief 33 (Hall) arrived on the scene with fire evident from side D.  E25 arrived and deployed a 300′ handline to the rear …

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Feb 15

Transfer to Hampden and a Crash

February 15 – Engine 25 was requested to transfer to Hampden Township Fire Company’s Sporting Hill RD station this morning at 00:37.  Hampden Fire was operating at a first-due house fire in the first block of Briarwood Court. While on the transfer, Engine 25 handled an auto accident in the 5000 block of the Carlislel …

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Feb 13

Fire Destroys Monroe Township Home

Blossom Terrace Fire

February 13 – Today at 11:55 hours, Cumberland County Fire Headquarters dispatched a first alarm house fire assignment in the 1200 block of Blossom Terrace in the White Rock Acres development of Monroe Township (Box 25-10). A neighbor called 9-1-1 after spotting fire on the second floor of the residence. The first alarm assignment consisted …

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