April 2010 archive

LT Beecher Honored For 9-1-1 Lifesaving Efforts

April 29 – Monroe Fire Co. Lieutenant Chris Beecher, a 9-1-1 dispatcher for the Cumberland County Department of Public Safety, was honored by the Cumberland County Commissioners and the Emergency Health Services Federation for his life saving efforts during a recent 9-1-1 call. In October 2009, Beecher took a call for a cardiac arrest and provided the …

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E25 Handles I-81 Crash During Transfer to Hampden

April 18 – E25 transferred to Company 30’s (Hampden) S Sporting Hill RD station at 09:02 hours while Company 30 operated at a 2-Alarm house fire on Erbs Bridge RD.  While on the transfer, E25 was dispatched to I-81 southbound at milemarker 57.5 (Silver Spring Twp) for a report of a vehicle down over the embankment.  …

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Company 25 Responds to 20 Incidents in 19 Hours

Company 25 responded to 20 incidents in nearly 19 hours today as a barn fire and thunderstorm damage kept crews busy for most of the day. The first incident was dispatched at 04:50 for a barn fire in Franklin Twp., York County at 470 Capitol Hill RD.  Engine 25 and Tanker 25 both responded to …

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Tanker Responds to Warrington Twp Barn Fire

  April 8 – Tanker 25 was alerted to a barn fire at Cedar Hill Farms in Warrington Twp., York County at 721 West Spring Valley RD (Box 66-03). Tanker 25 was dispatched at 18:36 hours and returned early the next morning at 00:31 hours.  Tanker 25 was one of numberous Cumberland County units that were dispatched to …

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Wildfire Crews Assist at Franklin Co Mountain Fire

April 7 – Monroe Fire Company was alerted as part of the Piney Mountain Strike Team to deploy to a mountain fire in Franklin County near the White Tail Ski Resort in Montgomery Twp., outside of Mercersburg on Blairs Valley RD.  Monroe sent two wildland firefighters and Utility 25 to the scene at 13:15 hours and …

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Engine 25 Lettering Completed

    April 4 – Special thanks to Dan Danzenbaker of Danz Lettering for completing the lettering on the new engine.  A photo gallery of the lettering process and the final product can be viewed here.