Tag Archive: Hanover Borough

Jul 15

Working Fire Hanover Borough

A working fire assignment operated this morning before daylight at the IWM International (the old Hanover Wire Cloth) building at 500 West Middle Street in Hanover Borough. A large collection of dust consisting of wire shavings and coating burned on the steel beams throughout the one section of the commercial building.

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Feb 06

Fire On Arrival In Hanover

A fire erupted overnight in Hanover Borough on McKinley Avenue. Firefighters on board Engine 49-2 arrived to find fire showing from top floor, sides A and D of a multiple unit apartment building. One occupant self evacuated from the fire apartment prior to FD arrival. Fire contained to the unit. 

Nov 27

May Day Called at Hanover 2nd Alarm Fire

fire1Hanover and Penn Township firefighters stretch lines after arriving to 651 Broadway in Hanover Borough to a working fire in an abandoned house, The crew of Truck 46 made entry and immediately a fireman fell through a floor causing the May Day to be called. The uninjured fireman was quickly located in the basement and was assisted out of the structure. Crews from York and Adams County battled the fire. The fire was placed under control in approximately 45 minutes. Photo  submitted

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Sep 23

Minor Crash in Hanover

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Hanover and Penn Twp. Fire & EMS along with Hanover Borough Police responded to the intersection of Wilson Avenue and Industrial Drive for a car reported off a bridge. On arrival a SUV was in the grass after going down a small embankment, wiping out a street sign.

Sep 18

Dehumidifier Causes Hanover Fire

sjr_5369Box 46-05 was struck at 01:07 hours Sunday morning for a structure fire in the 500 block of North Frankin Street in Hanover Borough. With just a few short blocks for Engine 46-1, firefighters arrived on scene within three minutes with nothing showing. The owner, out of the house stating his house is full of smoke, firefighters began to do a 360 when they discover smoke pushing from side B, basement window and door. A working fire assignment was requested. Entry was made by E46 crew, finding heavy smoke throughout. In the basement a dehumidifier had caught fire. Minimal damage to the structure. Crews cleared the smoke, some over haul and took up in about one hour.

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Apr 27

Stack Fire at UTZ 

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Adams County 911 Center dispatched units for a fire on the roof of Utz Qualty Foods on Kindig Lane in Conewago Township Wednesday afternoon. Chief 29 advised right away he had a good size column visible. Truck 46 arrived on location and advised this was in Hanover Borough and at the High Street facility. Firefighters found a stack on fire in the roof of the snack food producers. The box was placed in service within thirty minutes. 

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