September 2011 archive

More Rain Results in Numerous Calls; Crash w/ Entrapment

Sept 28 – Another day of persistent and heavy rainfall sent Monroe Fire Company volunteers scrambling to numerous incidents throughout the day. The first incident occurred at 13:47 hours when a thunderstorm is believed to have caused an automatic fire alarm at a residence in the 500 block of Lucinda LN (Box 25-09).  E25 responded …

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MFC Responds to Three Incidents

Sept 27  – Monroe Fire Company volunteers were kept busy today with three dispatched incidents, including two in Monroe Township. The first was a medical assist call in the 1000 block of York RD.  Crews were dispatched to the medical emergency at 11:47 and cleared the scene at 12:12. Strong storms with intense rain and …

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Monroe Fire Participates in Blake Lawrence Benefit

Sept 24 – Monroe Fire Company participated as a stop along the Blake Lawrence Benefit Ride route on Saturday.  Fire Company members served light refreshments and collected donations towards Blake’s ongoing cancer treatments. [AFG_gallery id=’3′]

Shed Fire on Westview DR

Sept 20th – At 17:19 hours Headquarters dispatched companies 25 (Monroe), 27 (Citizens-Mechanicsburg), 28 (Washington-Mechanicsburg), 23 (Upper Allen), 33 (New Kingstown), 31 (Silver Spring) and York County Co 64 (Dillsburg) for a shed fire in the 200 block of Westview DR.  Crews arrived to find a fully involved 10’X10′ shed to the rear of the residence.  …

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Another Overturned Vehicle on W Lisburn RD

Sept 16th – At 21:28, Headquarters dispatched Engine Company 25 and Rescue 27 (Citizens-Mechanicsburg) were dispatched to an auto accident with an overturned vehicle in the 1200 block of W Lisburn RD.  Crews arrived to find a single occupant had self-extricated from the vehicle and was uninjured.  Command 25 held E25 and EMS and placed …

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E. Pennsboro Twp Fire Chief Passes Away

Sept 14 – Monroe Fire Company would like to extend our deepest sympathies to the family, friends, and colleagues of East Pennsboro Township Fire Chief (Chief 5) James Bumgardner.  Chief Bumgardner, also known as “Bummy” passed away today after a long illness.

In Rememberance…

In rememberance of the thousands of lives lost on September 11, 2001; the hundreds of lives lost due to illnesses from the rescue and recovery effort; and the thousands of service men and women who have lost their lives in the battle against terrorism in Afghanistan, Iraq, and around the world.

E25 on 2nd Alarm to Mechanicsburg Fire

Sept 10 – E25 was dispatched on a second alarm assignment to a house fire in Mechanicsburg in the 100 block of N. Market ST.  E25 arrived and sent its crew forward to assist with interior attack and overhaul in both the primary fire building and the exposure buildings.  E25 cleared the incident at 2:28.

Monroe Water Rescue Team to Hershey

Sept 7 – Monroe Fire Company’s water rescue team was dispatched to transfer to New Cumberland River Rescue (Team 100) while they operated on numerous water rescues in the Harrisburg metro area.  The water rescue team under the direction of Chief 25 (Heckert) opted to stage at Lower Allen (Company 12) Station 1 for strategic …

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Morning House Fire on Fairfield ST

Sept 6 – At 10:13 hours, Headquarters dispatched a house fire assignment in the 800 block of Fairfield ST (Box 25-07).  Engine companies 25, 27 (Citizens-Mechanicsburg), 33 (New Kingstown), and 23 (Upper Allen); Truck 28 (Washington-Mechanicsburg); Rescue 27; Tankers 25 and 33; and EMS companies 72 (Silver Spring) and 82 (West Shore EMS) were on the initial alarm.  …

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