February 2016 archive

Carroll Township House Fire

Feb. 23 – Engine 25 and Mini-Pumper 25 were dispatched at 7:01 AM as part of a first-alarm response for a house fire in the 300 block of Mumper Lane in Carroll Township, York County. Monroe firefighters assisted with fire suppression and overhaul, including extensive overhaul of blown-in insulation in the attic. Slideshow (Photos from the …

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Thirty-One Bingo Set for March 13

Monroe Fire Company will hold a Thirty-One Bingo event on Sunday, March 13 at the fire station located at 1225 Peffer Road in Mechanicsburg (just outside the village of Churchtown on PA Route 174). Doors open at noon with Bingo starting at 1:30 PM. There will be 27 prizes for $22 (6 faces/22 games) with …

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Monroe Responds to Silver Spring House Fire

Feb. 12 – Monroe Fire Company responded on a first alarm building fire assignment for a reported house fire on Cromwell Court in Silver Spring Township just after 4:00 p.m. Monroe firefighters responded as the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) with both Engine 25 and Utility 25. Arriving crews discovered a furnace fire with extension into …

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School Bus Accident Leaves One Dead; Several Hospitalized

Feb. 9 – Monroe Fire Company along with additional fire, EMS, and police agencies responded to an auto accident involving a school bus and a passenger vehicle at the intersection of West Trindle Road and South Locust Point Road on the border of Monroe and Silver Spring Townships. First arriving crews found the bus, with …

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Monroe Assists at Upper Allen Mobile Home Fire

Mutual Aid Companies prepare to make an attack at a mobile home fire in Upper Allen Township. Photo by Shelly Latsha.

Feb. 7, 2016  – Monroe Fire Company responded on a first-alarm structure fire assignment to a reported mobile home fire in the 4500 block of Rolo Court in Upper Allen Township. Crews were dispatched at 6:38 AM to combat the blaze at the well-involved structure. No one was home at the time of the fire …

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One Killed in Township Crash

Feb. 6 – A multi-vehicle crash at the intersection of West Lisburn Road and Boiling Springs RD left a Carlisle woman dead.  Engine 25, Rescue 27 and Holy Spirit EMS were dispatched to the incident just before 10:30 AM. Pennsylvania State Police report the victim was pronounced dead at the scene after her vehicle was struck …

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Photos: 1st Due Shed Fire

Feb. 3, 2016 – Crews battled a shed fire on Gutshall Road