I had the pleasure of photographing my friend Hanover firefighter Doug Kemmerly officially be promoted to rank of Captain this evening at the Hanover Borough Council Mtg. Doug’s wife Danielle pinned his new shiney gold captains badge on his uniform. Doug will be captain 46-A.
The Gettysburg Fire Department hosted a bus extrication class Saturday in nearly 100 degree heat and humidity for volunteer firefighters to practice their extrication skills on an old school bus. Photo gallery below provided by Firefighters Matt Barnes and Phillip Hunt.
911 Photography took in roof ops and stokes basket training with the Hanover and Penn Township Fire Departments Wednesday evening. We always enjoy going out to trainings and documenting the hard work departments put into sharpening their skills. Good group of men and women.
Firefighters from the Dillsburg area battled a fire early Tuesday morning at the Haars Drive-In along US Route 15. Haars is currently in the process of tearing down thier screen with plans to replace it with a new one. This pile of rubbish was the old screen. Photo by Curt Werner
Gettysburg Firefighters were dispatched this afternoon for an auto accident reported with entrapment. Firefighters arrived to find two autos with two people trapped. Deputy Chief Wasylyk assumed command and requested a 2nd & 3rd Rescue to assist with extrication. Numerous EMS agencies assisted including Life Lion and Life Net Medevacs. Gettysburg Fire Department was assisted by Barlow and United Hook & Ladder Rescues, Biglerville and Adams Regional EMS as well as PSP. Photos by Ed Mizenko