May 2011 archive

New Bounce House is Here!

May 27 – Monroe Fire Company officially unveiled its new fire prevention tool – a fire engine bounce house.  The bounce house was produced by Inflatable Images and was made possible from 100% donor funds.  Contributing partners in the project were: Rutter’s Farm Stores Castle’s K9 Inc Karns Food Stores Williams Grove Speedway TJ Rockwells …

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Back to Back Middlesex Fires

May 27 – Monroe Fire Company was dispatched to two structure fire incidents in Middlesex Township on Friday morning.  Tanker 25 was dispatched to the first incident, located in the first block of Tiffany DR, for a reported electrical fire.  The second fire of the morning, dispatched at 11:57, brought Monroe’s RIT team on Engine …

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Violent Weather Strikes Cumberland Co; Impact on Monroe Minimal

May 26 – Violent storms struck Cumberland County Thursday evening downing hundreds of trees, damaging buildings, and knocking out power to tens of thousands of county residents.  Monroe Township was spared the worst of the damage, but just barely, as the worst of the damaged occurred north and east of the township’s northern boundary.  Company …

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Tanker 25 Dispatched to Middlesex Mobile Home Fire

May 13 – Tanker 25 was dispatched at 19:31 as part of a first alarm assignment for a reported mobile home fire with entrapment at 33 Propect Drive (Box 239-01).  Tanker 25 arrived and supplied Engine 38 (Carlisle Barracks), which was the primary attack engine at the scene.  It was reported that the occupant of the …

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Auto Accident with Entrapment at Lisburn & Williams Grove

Crews begin extrication of the trapped teenager. May 13 – Engine 25 and Rescue 27 (Citizens’ – Mechanicsburg) were dispatched to West Lisburn RD and Williams Grove RD for an auto accident with entrapment at 18:09.  Units arrived and found an Allegro RV had side-impacted a Buick Regal with a teenage female occupant trapped in the front …

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Congratulations Matt Robertson!

May 13 – Monroe Fire Company would like to congratulate firefighter Matt Robertson on his graduation from Pennsylvania College of Technology.  MFC would also like to extend best wishes to all members of the Class of 2011.

RIT to Lower Allen Bldg Fire; Transfer Co Runs Crash w/ Confinement

May 12 – Company 25 was dispatched at 11:07 on a RIT assignment for a second alarm building fire in Lower Allen Twp at 1751 Creek Vista DR.  E25 responded with a crew of five.  While E25 was committed at the Lower Allen fire, an engine from Company 45  (Carlisle Fire & Rescue Services) was requested …

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New Fire Prevention Tool Coming Soon

Monroe Fire Company, through the generous donations of several area businesses, expects to take delivery of a new inflatable bounce fire engine within the next few weeks.  The inflatable (above) will be used for fire prevention activities throughout the township.  Special thanks to all of our donors – whose generous donations paid for the inflatable …

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