October 2008 archive

October Incident Report

For the month of October 2008, Monroe Fire Company responded to 16 calls for service consisting of the following: Medical Assists: 7 (44%) Building Fires: 4 (25%) Automatic Alarms:  3 (19%) Auto Accidents:  1 (6.25%) Wildfires:  1 (6.25%) Of the incidents, 2 (12.5%) were mutual aid responses to the following municipalities: South Middleton Twp (1) Hampden …

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Monroe Fire Co Observes Fire Prevention Week

Monroe Fire Co visited Monroe Elementary School to speak with the kids and teachers about the importance of fire safety.  As with past years, students were encouraged to take part in a poster contest focusing on this year’s theme – Prevent Home Fires.  The day ended with a school-wide fire drill and tours of our …

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Home Heating Fire Safety Tips

As cold weather bears down on the area, please take a moment to check our our Home Heating Fire Safety page.

USFA Posts Halloween Fire Safety Tips

This week, hundreds of area families will celebrate Halloween.  The United State Fire Academy has released Halloween Fire Safety tips.  Please take a few moments to review them here.

Free Smoke Detectors Available

Attention all township residents: Monroe Fire Company, in association with WHTM ABC27, will be making smoke detectors available to families who need them.  Any family in need of a working smoke detector please contact Lt. Chris Beecher.

Monroe Attends Nat’l Firefighters Memorial Svc

Oct 5th – Monore firefighters attended the National Firefighters Memorial Service at the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD today.  Monroe as well as firefighters from New Kingstown and Union Fire Co #1 of Carlisle traveled together to Emmitsburg to participate in the service. Engine’s 25, 241, and 133 joined Gettysburg Truck 1 as part …

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Fully Involved House Fire; Box 25-09

Oct 4th – This morning at 0133 hours, Company 25, along with several mutual aid companies, was alerted to a possible house fire at 1201 Indian Peg RD – located on the mountain near the village of Brandtsville. Chief 125 advised heavy fire was visible from Creek RD and crews responding from Company 25’s quarters …

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House Fire Averted in White Rock Acres

Oct 3rd – Monroe Fire Company was alerted to a reported residential fire alarm at 717 Oak Hill Dr in the 25-10 box at 16:26 hours.  Chief 25 (Heckert) arrived on scene first and while surveying the home from the outside noticed an odor of smoke.  After determining either the occupants were not home or …

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September Incident Report

For the month of September 2008, Monroe Fire Company responded to 18 calls for service consisting of the following: Building Fires – 5 (28%) Automatic Fire Alarms – 3 (17%) Medical Assist – 3 (17%) Auto Accidents – 2 (11%) Weather-related – 2 (11%) Miscellaneous Fire – 1 (6%) Water Rescue – 1 (6%) Wildfire …

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