A Lunchtime Box Alarm was sounded on Jan 9th 2017 for a House Fire on March Creek Road just south of Gettysburg. Firefighters arrived to find this 1.5 story dwelling with Smoke showing from the roof. Firefighters made quick work of extinguishing the fire. Departments on the scene are listed in the tags below.
Tag: Cumberland Township PD
Jan 09 2017
Jun 17 2016
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.
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.
Oct 09 2015
Gettysburg Fire Department and AREMS responded to Fairfield Road and Woodcrest Drive for an auto accident with entrapment. Units arrived to find 1 car off the roadway into a ditch, with confinment. AREMS provided patient care, and GFD extinguished a small fire with a fire extinguisher.
Units of scene: Rescue 1, Medic 54-1 & 54-3, Chief 54, Cumberland Twp Police and Fire Police. Chief 1 (Shank) had command.
May 31 2015
Apr 09 2015
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