Box 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.
Tag: Hanover Fire Department
Sep 18 2016
Sep 06 2016
Around 22:30 hours Labor Day, York County Box 49-02 was alerted for a brush fire at the intersection of York Street and Deagan Road. Fire apparatus arrived to close to 500 tightly packed large rolled hay bales burning. Units spent over fourteen hours extinguishing the fires. Red Cross was on scene for rehab for approximately forty firefighters and EMS personnel. Several mutual aid departments assisted with the firefight. Photo by Bryan Felix
Sep 02 2016
A major crash overnight in Gettysburg Pa. has one pick up truck slamming hard into a building housing Li’s Buffet, which also was the Gettysburg Fire Station for many years. A one hour, twenty five minute extrication was needed to free the driver before he was air lifted from the scene onboard Life Lion.
Aug 17 2016
It is not every day firefighters get the opportunity to train on a commercial building where roofs and floors can be cut as well as breaching walls can be done. The Hanover Fire Department has just that opportunity and they, along with neighboring departments have been taking advantage of this good fortune few times a week for several weeks now. Tonight, Hanover, Penn Township and Pleasant Hill all participated in the training.