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

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 4,302
Fire Calls 878
BLS Calls 4,351
Fire Calls 995
Fire Drills 7
Fire Prevention 40
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 26
Attendance 6,989
Child Seat Installation 164
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          590


Vehicle Accident
Friday, January 15, 2020
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the area of 200 North Main Street for a vehicle accident. Units arrived to find a vehicle that had... Read more
Auto Fire with Explosions
Thursday, January 14, 2020
Engine Company 1 was alerted to the area of 54 W Queen St. for a reported auto fire. Enroute, Communications advised of several calls reporting... Read more
Horse Barn Fire
Wednesday, January 13, 2020
Engine 1-4 was alerted to replace units on the initial assignment for a Barn Fire in Antrim Township. Engine 1-4 with a crew of 4 responded immediately. Initial units on scene confirmed... Read more
Odor of Smoke Investigation
Tuesday, January 12, 2020
Chambersburg units were sent shortly after 4 for an investigation of smoke in a dormitory at Wilson College. Asst. Chief 1 arrived with... Read more
Smoke Investigation
Monday, January 11, 2020
Company 1 units were alerted to an Inside Investigation of smoke in a business at 478 Grant Street. Asst. Chief 1 arrived on scene reporting normal conditions from the exterior... Read more
Smoke in a townhouse
Sunday, January 10, 2020
Company 1 and mutual aid units were alerted to the 100 block of Delano Drive for smoke in a residence. First arriving units found an... Read more
Toaster Fire at Chambersburg Hospital
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Engine 1-1 and Truck 42 were sent for a fire alarm to the Chambersburg Hospital. Conditions enroute were an alarm as well as a... Read more
Car into Gas meter
Saturday, December 26, 2020
Saturday morning started off with Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 being sent for a Vehicle Accident to the intersection of Lincoln Way West and Franklin St. Enroute Communications advised... Read more
Ceiling Collapse
Friday, December 25, 2020
While units were operating on the Vehicle Accident with entrapment, Engine 1-4 was alerted with Truck 17 and Ambulance Company 11 for a... Read more
Christmas evening Vehicle Accident
Friday, December 25, 2020
After returning from a call, Cumberland Ambulance 2-73 came upon a Vehicle Accident at the underpass in the 400 Block of Norland Ave ... Read more
Christmas Eve Electrical Fire
Thursday, December 24, 2020
Hq station took a call on station from a neighbor reporting a possible Electrical Fire. Engine 1-1 responded immediately and requested... Read more
HQ Fire Station Gingerbread House
Monday, December 21, 2020
Liam Jacka, 4th grade student at Scotland Elementary, recently completed a Gingerbread Geography project for school. Liam picked the ... Read more
Chimney Fire
Friday, December 11, 2020
Chambersburg units were sent to the 400 block of Highland Ave for a Chimney Fire. Enroute Communications advised that the caller had ... Read more
Landing Zone for WellFlight 2-8
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-7 handled a landing zone for WellFlight 2-8 at Chambersburg Hospitals secondary landing zone site. With the increased... Read more
Odor of Gas in a duplex
Thursday, December 10, 2020
Company 1 was alerted for an Inside Investigation of gas on North 4th St. Chief 1 arrived with the building... Read more
CO in Apartment Building
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Units from Headquarters Station were alerted for a CO detector activation in an apartment building. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived with... Read more
Vehicle Accident with Confinement
Monday, December 7, 2020
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 were sent to the 400 block of Lincoln Way West for a Vehicle Accident into a building. Shortly after dispatch Chief 1 arrived finding... Read more
New Arrival
Monday, December 7, 2020
Just in time for the Holidays, an early gift made its way to Chambersburg. VCI Emergency Vehicles delivered our... Read more
11/30 Network
Friday, December 4, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank the 11/30 Network for dropping off care packages to our crews as part of their... Read more
Winter Fire Safety
Friday, December 4, 2020
As the Winter holiday season approaches the Chambersburg Fire Department wants to remind everyone of some safety tips to follow while decorating for the holiday... Read more
Vehicle into Building
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Engine 1-4, Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 8-8 responded to 777 Wayne Ave for a reported Vehicle into the building. Engine 1-4 arrived and... Read more
Fire controlled at Wal-Mart
Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Tower 1 and Chief 1 responded as part of the 1st alarm assignment to 1730 Lincoln Way East, Wal-Mart, for smoke in the building. Initial crews found... Read more
Auto Fire
Sunday, November 29, 2020
Engine Company 1 was sent to the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Sixth Street for an Auto Fire. Engine 1-1 arrived with fire in the... Read more
Carbon Monoxide incident
Friday, November 20, 2020
A call to the station sent units to 439 Ramsey Ave for an investigation of Carbon Monoxide. Units from Headquarters station found... Read more
Stove Fire
Monday, November 16, 2020
Company 1 and mutual aid units were alerted for an Appliance Fire at 636 Pleasant Street. As units were responding conditions were given of something on the... Read more
Veteran's Day
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
The members of the Chambersburg Fire Dept want to take time to thank all Veterans that have served our great nation and fight for our freedom. We especially want to thank... Read more
National Traffic Incident Response Awareness Week
Monday, November 9, 2020
Slow Down. Move Over. Be Safe... Read more
Odor Investigation
Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Company 1 and Truck 42 were alerted for an Inside Investigation of an unknown odor at Southgate Plaza. Asst. Chief 1 arrived on scene with the caller stating... Read more
Assisting CPD
Thursday, October 29, 2020
Engine 1-1 was sent at 1712 hrs to assist CPD with a chainsaw. Upon arrival crews found a large tree branch had been struck by... Read more
MVA with Confinement
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Units were alerted for a Motor Vehicle Accident with a report of entrapment. While responding Communications advised of a T-Bone crash with a report of one occupant still... Read more
Fire Prevention Activities
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
One of the top priorities within the fire department is to promote and educate the public about fire prevention. Each year the department conducts numerous community... Read more
Inside Investigation
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Company 1 and Truck 42 were alerted for an Inside Investigation at 177 S. Main St. Units responding were advised of an odor of gas within an ... Read more
Public Service Announcement - Chest Pains
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Chambersburg Fire Department and the Emergency Health Services Federation want to remind our community that with fears of COVID-19, not to keep you from seeking... Read more
Auto Fire
Sunday, October 25, 2020
Just before shift change Engine 1-4 was alerted for an Outside Investigation at the intersection of Greene Meadow Lane and Progress Road. Communications reported a trash fire near... Read more
Thank you Veroni Cafe
Monday, October 19, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Dept would like to thank the owner of Veroni Cafe for donating and delivering lunch to on duty crews today... Read more
Stove Fire
Thursday, October 15, 2020
While Engine 1-1 was ready to clear the MVA, the alarm was sounded for an appliance fire at 109 Cheree Drive. Ambulance 1-8 arrived on the scene to find a... Read more
Lincoln Way MVA
Thursday, October 15, 2020
Engine 1-1, Ambulance 1-7, Micu 106, and Medic 7 responded to the intersection of Lincoln Way West and Federal Street for a multi-vehicle... Read more
Kitchen Fire
Monday, October 12, 2020
CFD and surrounding departments were alerted to 305 Channing Drive for a reported stove fire. Engine 1-4, Tower 1, and Engine 1-1 arrived to find a middle... Read more
Commerce St MVA
Monday, October 12, 2020
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted to the 400 block of Commerce St for a report of a rollover accident. Units arrived on scene and confirmed... Read more
Haz-mat response
Friday, October 9, 2020
Company 1 units and Franklin County EMA responded to 1440 Sheffler Dr this afternoon for a potential... Read more
Inside Investigation
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
At 8:27 pm CFD was alerted to 315 W. King Street for an inside investigation of an odor of... Read more
Animal Rescue
Wednesday, October 7, 2020
A call to the station requesting an unusual type of assistance at 59 Dartmouth Green Court sent the Tower out to... Read more
Vehicle strikes pole
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-9 handled a late morning accident in the parking lot of 1617 Orchard Drive. Units arrived to find... Read more
Busy Monday for CFD
Monday, October 5, 2020
Members of A Shift kept busy Monday handling several auto accidents throughout the day. Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-9 responded at 1139 hrs for a... Read more
Outside Investigation
Monday, October 5, 2020
Engine 1-1 responded to the 1100 block of Scotland Ave for an outside investigation. The Engine arrived in the area and found a... Read more
Safety Saturday
Saturday, October 3, 2020
Captain Umberger and Volunteer FF/EMT Barnhart hosted our October Safety Saturday event, held outside Headquarters Fire Station. This event is held the first Saturday of every month and allows our members to... Read more
National Fallen Firefighter Memorial
Saturday, October 3, 2020
DO/FF Tony Albright participated this weekend in the Honor Guard events for the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial in Emmitsburg, MD. In October of each year... Read more
Company 12 Open House
Saturday, October 3, 2020
On Saturday October 3rd, Chief Ulrich and Assistant Chief Myers took UTV 1 to the Fannett-Metal Fire Department for their open house and fire prevention event. Various departments were on... Read more
Fire Prevention
Friday, October 2, 2020
This morning Captain Martin and DO/FF Albright took Engine 1-1 to have a fire safety talk with Growing Tree preschool. Members discussed fire safety topics with a small group, and ... Read more
Trash fire damages Duplex
Friday, September 25, 2020
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 600 Block of Broad Street for a reported House Fire. Engine 1-4 arrived finding trash on fire on the exterior of the house... Read more
Motor Vehicle Accident
Friday, September 25, 2020
Shortly after shift change Headquarters Station units were sent to the intersection of Main Street and Queen Street for a reported motor vehicle accident with confinement. Units arrived to find two vehicles ... Read more
Auto Fire
Wednesday, September 23, 2020
At 12:37 pm, Engine 1-4 and Engine 1-1 were dispatched to 800 blk of Long Lane for an auto fire. Engine 1-4 arrived to find a small pickup on fire at the intersection of... Read more
Kitchen Fire
Monday, September 21, 2020
Shortly after returning from the building fire on Wayne Avenue, crews were out the door again for a reported appliance on fire in a townhome at 725 Cumberland Avenue. Engine 1-4 and Assistant Chief 1 (Command) arrived to find... Read more
Dryer Fire in Business
Monday, September 21, 2020
Calls to the 911 center started coming in around 3:40 pm to report a building fire at 777 Wayne Avenue, Washed Up Laundromat. The assignment was quickly filled sending CFD and surrounding... Read more
Auto Fire
Monday, September 21, 2020
Engine company 1 was alerted to the intersection of Martina Drive and Hollywell Avenue at 2:19 pm for an auto fire. Chief 1 arrived to find a small passenger vehicle at that intersection smoking with... Read more
National Honor Guard Academy
Friday, September 18, 2020
During the week of September 13th, Firefighters Albright and McNew had the opportunity to attend the National Honor Guard Academy. This week-long, intense and motivating, academy sets... Read more
Thursday, September 17, 2020
The Department would like to thank Will Shields from Capital Blue Connect on the generous food donation. The officers and members appreciate... Read more
Commercial Building Fire
Thursday, September 17, 2020
Company 1 units were alerted to 811 Wayne Avenue for an inside investigation at a commercial business. While units were responding, communications advised of a report of smoke in the building discovered... Read more
Friday, September 11, 2020
The members would like to thank the Chambersburg Noontime Rotary Club for their gracious donation of subs, cookies, and drinks..... Read more
Dumpster Fire
Saturdayday, September 5, 2020
Engine Company 1 responded at 11:17 a.m. to 225 Vine Street for a reported dumpster on fire. Crews arrived and found a large, roll off dumpster fully involved.... Read more
Inside Investigation
Wednesday, September 2, 2020
At 5:35 a.m., crews were dispatched to 531 East King Street for an inside investigation for odor of smoke with smoke alarms going off. CFD and Duty 1 Command (Captain Martin) found... Read more