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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 749
Fire Calls 145
BLS Calls 4,167
Fire Calls 1,044
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 48
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 20
Attendance 7,831
Child Seat Installation 81
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          286

Fire at Gates Corporation

Engines 1-2 and 1-4 were alerted for an outside smoke investigation at 1675 Orchard Drive. Engine 1-4 arrived on scene to find heavy smoke from the dust collector on the east side of the Gates Corporation. The box was upgraded to a machinery fire at the site. Squad crews checked and found no extension into the building. The dust collector had a check mechanism that contained the fire to the collector. Crews remained on scene for approximately one hour.