News Archives


130 N Second St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-263-5872 Tel
717-261-3296 Fax

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 2,420
Fire Calls 622
BLS Calls 4,113
Fire Calls 978
Fire Drills 10
Fire Prevention 31
Firehouse Tours 19
Public Displays 15
Attendance 11,452
Child Seat Installation 59
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          285

House Fire with Entrapment

Engine Company 1 and surrounding companies were dispatched to 1003 Byers Avenue for a house fire with entrapment. 911 advised that a subject was trapped amidst the fire in the basement. Arriving units found a heavy smoke condition and a missing subject in the middle of a four-unit row house. A search team was assigned and located the subject. Units attacked and extinguished the fire with no fire extension found. Crews assisted with fire ground operations and overhaul. Red Cross was notified for the occupants