October 2010 archive

New Photos Added

Oct 31 – Monroefire.net has added several new photos from the 2010 Cumberland County Vol. Firefighters Convention.  The photos are courtesy of Janine Farrell.  The new photo album can be viewed here. We apologize for the delay in posting the photos, but restrictions on our server prohibited the addition of new pictures until recently. Note: …

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Three Calls Keep MFC Firefighters Busy

Oct 28 – Three separate fire calls keep Monroe Fire crews busy today.  The first incident was dispatched as a tree fire near the intersection of Kuhn RD and Oakhill Dr in the White Rock Acres neighborhood (box 25-10).  C125 (Farrell) arrived on scene and confirmed the fire was out and reported a tree was …

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MFC Holds Pump Operator I Class

Oct 24th – Monroe Fire Company recently hosted a Pump Operator I class.  The state certified class was instructed by Randy Ulrich from Company 45 (Carlisle Fire and Rescue Services).  Thanks to Company 33 (New Kingstown) for allowing E133 to be used during the class.

Township Recognizes Monroe Fire Co

Oct 14 –  Monroe Township supervisors Sam Simmons, Bill Castle, and John Dwyer presented Monroe Fire Company president David Heckert with a certificate of recognition for the fire company’s performance at the recent Cumberland County Volunteer Firefighters Convention in Carlisle.  The supervisors expressed their appreciation for all the fire company does for the township and for …

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Tanker and RIT to 2-Alarm Dickinson House Fire

Oct 14 – Tanker 25 and Company 25’s Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) were dispatched as part of a second alarm structure fire assignment to 4 E Yellow Breeches RD in Dickinson Twp.  While on the incident, Perry County Engine 11 (Perdix) and Tanker 19 (West Enola) transferred to cover the township in the event of …

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E25 Featured as ‘Innovative Rig’ on Firehouse.com

  Oct 7 –Firehouse.com, the online companion to Firehouse Magazine, recently featured Monroe Fire Company’s newly acquired Pierce Ultimate Configuration (PUC) fire engine in its “Innovative Rigs on the Street” segment. The article, written by Firehouse contributor Tom Shand, profiles the fire company’s innovative placement of hose, tools, and appliances on the new engine. According …

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MFC Attends National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service

Oct 3 – Continuing a tradition that is now several years old, Monroe Fire Company attended the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service today – joining other fire departments from Cumberland County and across the nation. Monroe firefighters, dressed in their Class A uniforms and standing at attention, became a “sea of blue” during today’s memorial …

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Motorcyclist Killed in Grantham RD Crash

Oct 2nd – A Dillsburg man is dead following an overnight accident on Grantham RD. Company 25 and Rescue 27 (Citizens – Mechanicsburg) were dispatched to the 800 block of Grantham Rd for an accident with an unconscious person Saturday night. The motorcyclist lost control entering a curve in the roadway and was thrown from …

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