Franklin County Pennsylvania Marion Fire Departments Engine Tanker 8 operates at a barn fire where a first alarm asignment plus two tanker task forces have been dispatched. The controversial welded shut hydrants have come into play on this fire. Photo by Brian Denham
Category: Barn Fires
Aug 16 2015
Jul 16 2015
Jun 12 2015
Several Fire Departments from Adams, Carroll, & Frederick Counties battle this barn fire on King Road in Mount Joy Township just south of Gettysburg Pa. Deputy Chief 22 (Hubbard) arrived with a 75′ x 250′ barn with fire throughout the building. A Working Fire Dispatch and Tanker Task Force was dispatched to assist. In the height of firefighting operations, a heavy thunderstorm came through the area hampering the efforts of the crews. For additional photos visit the 911 Photography Gallery.
May 31 2015
Feb 26 2015
Franklin County Box 44-03 was alerted at 23:46 hours across from 3448 Letterkenny Road for a working barn fire, with several calls received and fire visible from the 911 Center the Working Fire Dispatch was added on the initial. Crews arrived to a 100’ x 100’ barn fully involved, put lines in service protecting an adjoining exposure with cattle in it and extinguishing small spot fires in the wood area around the barn. Two dump tanks were set up at the end of the lane and a water supply was established at a hydrant in front of Co. 13 (Letterkenny FD), once water supply was established the Ladder Pipe was put into service for overhaul. Crews operated on scene for several hours with the last unit clearing at 05:43 hrs.