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
Tag: Cashtown FIre Dept
Jan 17 2017
Feb 26 2016
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.
Feb 07 2016
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.
Jan 16 2016
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.
Dec 09 2015
Adams County Company 27, Buchannon Valley handled a crash with entrapment early Wednesday morning in the 6800 block of the Chambersburg Road (US Route 30). Photos by Curtis Bryan
Jul 26 2015
The Gettysburg Fire Department hosted a 16 hour structural burn class over the past week and today, held a “live burn” on a house donated by a local church along Table Rock Road in Gettysburg Pa. At the end of the class, the house was lit on fire one last time to burn it to the ground. While on fire, a group photo was captured to remember the educational and fun day of training.