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Recent News and Events
House Fire on Potato Road
Monday, March 31st at 5:29 a.m. Engine 248 was dispatched to Potato Road for a house fire. When crews arrived the house was already engulfed in flames. Firefighters extinguished the house fire, as well as a van that had caught on fire. Crews used CAFS (compressed air foam system) from Engine 239 to help extinguish the fire. Once the fire was out crews did overhaul and Engine 248 was placed available at 8:11 a.m.
Rural Water Movement Class
Saturday March 22nd and Sunday March 23rd, Company 48 held a Rural Water Movement class that was open to stations to attend. The class went over tanker shuttles, fill site operations, inline relay, and dump site operations.
Large Hay Bale Fire on Old Mill Road
Saturday, March 22nd at 4:53 p.m. Engine 148 and Engine 248 was dispatched to Old Mill Road for a large pile of hay bales that were on fire. Other companies that were dispatched were Company 46 West Pennsboro, and Company 47 Newville. When Engine 248 arrived there were approximately 100 large square hay bales on fire and fire was spreading into the field. Engine 248 arrived first and deployed a blitz fire to knock the exposed fire on the outside of the pile. Engine 148 laid 5" back the lane and pumped the water back to Engine 248. A fill station was set up down the road by 46 for water transport. Both Engines pumped for about 7 hours each and personal remained on scene until they were put available at 1:05 a.m.
Mountain Fire in Middlesex Township
Friday, March 21st at 4:52 p.m. Utility 48 and UTV 48 was dispatched to a mountain fire in Middlesex Township. Crews were placed available at 6:37 p.m.
April Meat Raffle Spaghetti Dinner
Friday, April 4th will be the last meat raffle until October at the Upper Frankford Fire Company. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Spaghetti will be served for dinner this month. Come out and support your local fire department.
Brush Fire on Westfield Lane
Tuesday, March 11th Brush 48 and Engine 248 was dispatched at 1:54 p.m. for a brush fire on Westfield Lane. The fire started as a controlled burn then spread onto grass and a pile of logs. Crews were able to extinguish the fire with no damage to the homeowner's home. Engine 248 and Brush 48 was put available at 2:26 p.m.
North Middleton Township Garage Fire
Monday, March 10th at 2:04 p.m. Engine 248 was dispatched to North Middleton Township to assist and provide manpower for a garage fire. When Engine 248 arrived on scene the crew assisted with extinguishment of hot-spots and helped with the overhaul of the garage. Engine 248 was placed available at 3:31 p.m.
Enola Road Auto Accident
Sunday, March 9th at 7:52 p.m. Engine 148 was dispatched to a single vehicle auto accident on Enola Road. When crews arrived on the scene they took the patients vitals and back boarded for tansport. Engine 148 was placed available at 8:53 p.m.
Meat Raffle 3.7.14
The next Meat Raffle is Friday, March 7th at the Upper Frankford Fire Company. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Come out and support your local fire department.
Middle Road Garage Fire
Monday, March 3rd at 10:04 p.m. Engine 248 was dispatched to Middle Road for a Garage Fire. Crews provided manpower and nursed Engine 247. Engine 248 was placed available at 11:30 p.m.
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