Jonathan Anschutz

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Fire Strikes Monroe Township Business

June 1 – At 10:33 p.m., after receiving a 9-1-1 call reporting fire showing from a commercial building, Cumberland County Headquarters dispatched a first alarm building fire assignment for the 1000 block of West Trindle Road in Monroe Township. The assignment brought units from Companies 25 (Monroe), 23 (Upper Allen), 27 (Citizens’ – Mechanicsburg), 28 …

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Man Pulled From Creek; Flown to Hospital

May 15 – Just before 1:00 p.m., Company 25 was dispatched to the 300 block of Criswell Drive for a possible water rescue.  Cumberland County Headquarters advised Chief 125 (Farrell) of a male in the water.  Headquarters added to bystanders entered the water and were attempting to deliver CPR. The male was removed from the …

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Three Injured in York RD Crash

 March 31 – Three people were injured in a two vehicle crash at the intersection of York RD and Lutztown RD.  Engine 25 and Rescue 45 were dispatched at 6:47 p.m.   Command 25 held the incident to Company 25, placing R45 available.   Two adults and be child were transported to area hospitals for …

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Monroe Responds to Early AM Building Fire

March 31 – Engine 25 was dispatched at 2:46 a.m to a reported building fire to the rear of Baker’s Restaurant in Carroll Twp., York County.  The following images were taken by Curt Werner.       

Monroe Fire Company Holds Annual Banquet

March 28 – Monroe Fire Company held its annual banquet at Allenberry Resort Inn and Playhouse. Special thanks to New Kingstown Co. 33 for covering the township during the banquet. Looking back at 2014, Monroe Fire Company responded to 299 incidents, 188 of which (62.9%) were in Monroe Township. In all, we responded to: 132 …

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Easter Egg Hunt Slated for March 28

The Annual Children’s Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 28 at Monroe Fire Company, 1225 Peffer Road, just outside Churchtown. Registration begins at 10 a.m.. Hunt begins at 11 a.m. by age groups. The event is for children ages 0 to 10. Lunch will be served at noon. For more information please …

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FFA Student Volunteers Help Spruce Up Station

Thanks to thirty four FFA student volunteers for helping with a little spring cleaning around the station: Post by Monroe Fire Company.

Thirty-One Bingo Set for 3/22

Monroe Fire Company will host our next Thirty-One Bingo on Sunday, March 22nd at the fire station. Doors open at noon and bingo starts at 1:30 p.m. There will be 27 prizes for $22 (6 faces/22 games) with additional available. Light lunch is included. Click here for more information including a prize list. Download and …

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First Call of 2015: Field Fire

Mini-Pumper 25 operates at the scene of a field fire in the 1700 block of West Lisburn Road. Photo by Jason Malmont - The Carlisle Sentinel.

January 2 – The first incident of 2015 was a corn field fire in the 1700 block of West Lisburn Road. Headquarters dispatched Companies 25 and 33, along with EMS Company 72 (Silver Spring) to the fire at 2:35 p.m. Company 25 responded with the Mini-Pumper, Tanker, and Utility with a total staffing of five volunteers. …

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Vehicles Strike Utility Poles in Separate Accidents

A single vehicle accident occurred in the 1200 block of York Road on December 9, 2014 at approximately 11:14 a.m.

December 8 – 9, 2014 – Two vehicle accidents occurred in Monroe Township over two days; in each incident a vehicle struck a utility pole. The first incident occurred on December 8, at approximately 8:30 p.m.  A single vehicle struck a utility pole along West Lisburn Road in the area of Speedway Drive.  Traffics 31 …

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