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Third Alarm Fire at Triple Nickel

Photos courtesy of Denny Clopper

Chambersburg Fire Department was alerted just after 3 p.m. to Triple Nickel Auto Parts to assist with the reported building fire. Ambulance 1-8 arrived simultaneously with Engine 18-1 and Engine 43 to find a 300 x100 ft. auto salvage building fully involved. Truck 1 was designated as second due truck and began water pipe operations on Side A. Engine 1-2 and 1-4 were assigned on the working fire dispatch to set up a water supply and help with water operations. Ambulance 1-8 established rehab command.

Units operated for almost four hours in a heat index that reached almost 105 degrees.