Tag: Emmittsburg Fire Dept

Jan 08 2018

Barn Fire in Frederick County

Frederick County’s Tower6 from Emmitsburg Md. operated at the Creagerstown Road 100×50 barn fire earlier today where farm equipment was stored. Haz Mat assisted on scene. Photo used with permission of Frederick County Fire Rescue

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 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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Mar 09 2016

Truck Company Opening Up In Fairfield Pa. 


Truck company 6 members of the Vigilant Fire Company of Emmittsburg Md. work on opening up and extinguising hot spots on the roof of Quadgraphics in Fairfield Pa. this morning after responding to a reported commercial building fire. Employees at the facility had the fire pretty much extinguished prior to the arrival of the fire department. Photo Submitted

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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Dec 07 2015

Fatal Fire In Emmitsburg Md.

DSC_0052Firefighters in Frederick County Maryland responded Monday morning for a reported house fire with reports of occupants trapped, just doors away from the Emmitsburg Fire Department. Personnel found and removed three victims in the burning building. The fire claimed the life of one on scene, and two others were transported to hospitals, one being flown to a burn center. Photos by Bryan Felix

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