Tag: Cashtown FIre Dept

Jan 05 2018

Converted Barn Burns Near Bendersville

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Adams County Box 7-2 was struck late Friday evening for a barn fire in the 1100 block of the  Bendersville-Wenksville Road in Menallen Township. The assignment was upgraded to a working fire then a 2nd alarm for a barn converted to an apartment building with reported entrapment. Firefighters worked again in sub zero temperatures. Photos bumitted by Nate Woodward

Jan 03 2018

Woman Rescued From Burning Home

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Just before dawn Wednesday morning, Franklin County 911 center dispatched a house fire on South Mountain Road in Quincy Township. South Mountain fire chief Mike Carbaugh arrived to find a 69 year old female unconscious in the home, making the grab and removing her to the years as engine companies began arriving. Firefighters had the fire knocked within ten-fifteen minutes while EMS transported the victim to a helicopter for flight to a hospital for smoke inhalation. Firefighters from two counties battled the morning fire. Photos used with permission by Franklin’s Fire Dept.

Jan 17 2017

House Fire In Bonneauville

Most of the Adams County fire departments operated at a working house fire over night on Wheatland Drive in Mt Pleasant Twp. Photo by Bryan Felix

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Feb 26 2016

Fatal House Fire In Gettysburg

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Shortly before lunchtime today Gettysburg Fire Department along with surrounding mutual aid departments were dispatched to Roberta Way in Cumberland Township for a house fire with people trapped. Cumberland Township Police Officers and Adams Regional EMS arrived finding the front of the house involved with fire and an occupant jumping from the front window. It was learned there was a second victim, after completing a 360 of the house, they were able to determine the 2nd victim was trapped in the rear porch. After several attempts to rescue the victim, Police and EMS was driven back from the smoke. Gettysburg Firefighters arrived a short time later and were able to pull the victim, however sadly the 2nd victim had succumbed. The 1st occupant was flown to the burn unit. Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in 30 minutes. 

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Feb 07 2016

Fairfield Firefighters find Working Attic Fire

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An early morning Box Alarm sends Fairfield Fire Department and surrounding mutual aid firefighters to Iron Springs Road (Box 2-6) for a Working Attic Fire. Firefighters quickly contained the fire to the attic of the house. A lot of overhaul was required to extinguish the fire in walls of the home. No one was reported injured.

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Jan 16 2016

Working Fire In Gettysburg

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 Box 1 was struck at 12:30 hours Saturday for a commercial building fire in the 100 block of Buford Avenue in the borough of Gettysburg. The Gettysburg Fire Department being already out on a reported structure fire was advised of a second  fire being dispatched which was reported to be a working fire.  Units arrived to fire blowing out the second story windows. The fire was under control in about thirty minutes.

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