Category: Auto Accidents

Jul 08 2016

Double Entrapment In Gettysburg

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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

Jun 17 2016

Vehicle Accident with Fire


Gettysburg Fire Department was alerted for an auto accident with fire this afternoon in front of the Peace Light on Mummasburg Rd in Cumberland Twp. Firefighters found a 2 vehicle accident with injures and 1 SUV on fire. Adams Regional EMS tended to the patients while the crew from Rescue-Engine 1 extinguished the fire. The incident was under control in a few minutes.


May 22 2016

Cars Collide At Cross Keys

SJR_1992Several cars collided at the intersection of Carlisle Pike and York Road Sunday afternoon while light rain fell on the area. United Hook and Ladder firefighters were busy on another accident scene when this happened. The engines and rescue cleared the first crash to respond to this one where it appeared only one person was injured and being tended to by EMS and a passing EMT who stopped to assist. Pennsylvania State police were on scene investigating.


Apr 29 2016

One Upside Down On 15

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The York Springs Fire Department along with mutual aid companies Franklintown Fire Department and various EMS units responded for the vehicle accident reported with rollover and entrapment on US Route 15 south bound lane at mile marker 25.2 near the Mountain Road intersection. Units arrived to a passenger vehicle upsode down on its rood with one occupant still inside, as well as a tractor trailer off the roadway. The occupant was not entrapped, patient care was provided by a passer by fireman from Louden County FD, until the EMS units arrived on scene. Pennsylvania State Police were investigating.

Apr 17 2016

One Flown From Hanover Crash

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Hanover and Penn Township Fire Departments along with Penn Township EMS responded Sunday evening for a three car crash at the intersection of Eichelberger and Clearview Road. One patient was flown from the scene via STAT13 and there were several patient refusals. Hanover Borough Police Department investigated. Photos by Derrick Potts

Apr 15 2016

Vehicle overturned with Confinement

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Fairfield FD along with Frederick Co Rescue Squad 6 was alerted for an auto accident with entrapment. Units arrived to a vehicle overturned in a creek with 1 occupant confined to the vehicle. A quick door pop and firefighters extricated the patient to EMS.