A fireman works on opening up at a working house fire Wednesday morning on the Fairfield Road in Gettysburg Pa. For additional photos, go to the photo gallery.
Chief 49 (Cromer) looks on as firemen from Hanover and Penn Township finish up wetting down a garage fire that biurned Monday morning in Hanover Borough. Photo by Paramedic Jenna Hunt
Adams County Box 1-4 was struck at 14:27 hours Friday afternoon for the mobile home fire at 10 Pettigrew Street in Cumberland Township.Cumberland Twp Police Chief Boehs arrived shortly after dispatch, reporting a working fire. FD units arrived finding a room off with extension. Cashtown Engine 4-1 pulled 1 ¾” line and extinguished fire while Gettysburg FD conducted searches and overhaul. Initial by-standers reports of someone trapped proved negative. Photo Gallery Here
A man on home oxygen was smoking and somehow set his house on fire, causing burns to himself as well. Firefighters arrived to find a light smoke condition in the house with the man in cardiac arrest. Life support was performed by EMS, the man subsequently passed away the following week. Photo gallery here.
Law enforcement officers from several Adams County jurisdictions are armed in a standoff with an armed male subject who arrived at the prison armed with AR15, handgun and a knife. The standoff lasted about 45 minutes when the subject pointed the AR15 at a window of the prison, a Pennsylvania State Police trooper fired one round into the subject. The subject died the next day at York Hospital. Photo Gallery