October 2011 archive

Storm Related Calls Continue into Sunday

Oct 30th – Monroe Fire Company was dispatched to two building fire assignments Sunday morning. The first was dispatched at 06:24 as a furnace fire in the 300 block of Whiskey Springs RD.  Tanker 25 was due on the first alarm assisgnment and was committed at the scene until 10:17. At 08:48, Headquarters dispatched a …

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Snowstorm = Busy Day

Oct 29th –  A historic snowstorm dropped several inches of heavy wet snow across the area today and resulted in approximatley a dozen storm related incidents.  Following a morning detail, many firefighters staffed the station to accept non-emergency phone calls in an attempt to lighten the call load that the county 9-1-1 center was taking.  …

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Crews Respond to New Kingstown House Fire

Oct 28 – At 19:22 hours, Cumberland County Fire Headquarters trasmitted a first alarm house fire in the 500 block of N Locust Point RD.  Engine 25 and Tanker 25 responded to the alarm.  During the incident, a medical assist response was also trasmitted for Monroe Twp.  Utility 25 responded on the medical assist, but …

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Fire Prevention Program Held at Monroe Elementary

Oct 11th – Monroe firefighters presented their annual fire prevention program to Monroe Elementary students. Students were given fire safety and prevention tips and were given an opportunity to see the fire company’s apparatus and equipment.

Monroe Fire Co Attends Ashcombe Fire Safety Event

Oct 8th– Monroe Fire Company attended Ashcombe Farm and Greenhouse’s annual Fire Safety and Awareness event. In addition to our chicken barbecue, Monroe Fire Company had fire apparatus and equipment on display and fire prevention materials.

Fire Prevention Events Scheduled

Monroe Fire Company has scheduled the following events for this year’s fire safety and prevention campaign: October 8:  Fire Safety & Awareness Day.  Ashcombe Farm and Greenhouse.  906 W. Grantham RD. October 11:  Monroe Elementary Visit and Presentation. October 19:  Mountainview Preschool Fire Safety Visit and Presentation. October 25:  Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winners’ Ride …

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Company 25 to Baker’s Restaurant Gas Leak

Oct 2 – Tanker 25 was dispatched at 00:33 on a first alarm assignment to Baker’s Restaurant in Carroll Twp, York County for a gas leak inside the business.  Engine 25 was added to the box assignment at 00:42 and responded with a driver and three.  Tanker 25 was advised to Level 1 stage at the …

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