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130 N Second St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-263-5872 Tel
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Current Statistics

2019
BLS Calls 3,642
Fire Calls 815
                 
2018
BLS Calls 4,211
Fire Calls 1,228
Fire Drills 10
Fire Prevention 37
Firehouse Tours 9
Public Displays 31
Attendance 8,559
Child Seat Installation 123
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          272

News

CFD Responds to Gas Odor
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
A call to the station from a resident at 390 East Queen Street reporting a gas leak in the house sent CFD out just after 5:00 p.m. Chief, Assistant Chief, Tower, and Engine 1-2 arrived to find a two-story home... Read more
Machinery Fire at Edge Rubber
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
At 3:12 a.m., Engine 1-2, Tower 1, and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted to Edge Rubber, 811 Progress Rd, for a commercial fire alarm. Units went on scene to find a working fire in... Read more
Cardiac Arrest Save
Tuesday, November 5, 2019
The Emergency Health Services Federation presented the members of A Shift with a Clinical Save Commendation award. This award is presented to prehospital providers... Read more
Fire Prevention at Stevens Elementary
Monday, November 4, 2019
The Chambersburg Fire Department observed a fire drill at Stevens Elementary then presented a fire safety talk to all 300 children in the gym. Kudos to students and staff alike for a fast and successful... Read more
Dumpster Fire at Denny’s
Sunday, November 3, 2019
At 11:12 a.m., Engine Company 1 was dispatched to 1071 Wayne Avenue, Denny's Restaurant, for a dumpster fire. Engine 1-4 arrived to find a small... Read more
CFD Responds to Broad Street Laundromat
Sunday, October 27, 2019
At 7:05 a.m., the box alarm sounded for a business fire at 783 Broad Street at the laundromat. Crews arrived to find a washing machine with smoke showing... Read more
A Business Reports Smoke
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
At 5:30 p.m., a commercial box alarm was sounded for smoke inside a business at 850 Fifth Avenue. Crews arrived to find a one-story occupancy with... Read more
MVA on Stanley Avenue
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-8 started the morning out with a motor vehicle accident in the 1100 block of Stanley Ave. Engine 1-4 arrived to find one auto that had struck a boulder and rolled over... Read more
CFD Remembers Fallen Firefighters
Sunday, October 6, 2019
Every October, the names of fallen firefighters are read and remembered by thousands at the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in Emmittsburg, Maryland. Each year, Firefighters... Read more
Electrical Issues at 1685 Lincoln Way East
Monday, September 30, 2019
Tower 1 was alerted as part of the first alarm assignment to 1685 Lincoln Way East. Engine 7-2 and Tower 1 arrived on scene with normal conditions. Crews investigated to find... Read more
House Fire at 560 Fern Lane
Sunday, September 29, 2019
Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-9 assisted on a working fire at 560 Fern Lane in Hamilton Township. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived and established RIT while Ambulance 1-9 staged... Read more
CFD Assists Fayetteville at Burger King
Thursday, September 26, 2019
Fayetteville Fire Department was alerted shortly after 7:30 a.m. for a reported building fire at 1950 Lincoln Way East, Burger King. This call alerted Tower 1 to the scene on the first alarm assignment. Chief 1 arrived... Read more
House Fire at 233 S. Fourth St.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
At 10:07 p.m., CFD was alerted for a house fire at 233 South Fourth Street. Crews arrived to find a working fire between the floor and the attic... Read more
CFD Responds to a Field Fire
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Engine company was sent out the door around 3:57 p.m. to a field fire in the area of Cook Road and Mt. Pleasant Road in Fayetteville's first due. Crews arrived and assisted with... Read more
FF/EMTs Birgfeld and Gross Receive Commendation
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
FF/EMTs Jamie Birgfeld and Tim Gross received a Prehospital Delivery Commendation from the Emergency Health Services Federation. This Commendation is presented for exemplary... Read more
CFD Responds to Building Fire in Mercersburg
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Tower 1 was alerted around 7:00 p.m. for an apartment building fire with reports of multiple people trapped at 10462 Lincoln Way West, Mercersburg Fire Department's first due. First reaching unit from St. Thomas Fire Department arrived... Read more
MVA at 77 North Third Street
Friday, August 30, 2019
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 handled a morning accident in front of 77 North Third Street. Crews were on scene for a short period for cleanup and patient care. Scene was turned over to CPD and units cleared. Read more
Never Forgotten A.C. Wagaman
Sunday, August 18, 2019
The Chambersburg Fire Department and Honor Guard assisted with the funeral of Buchanan Valley's Assistant Fire Chief Walter Wagaman. Thousands of firefighters and community members came out to show... Read more
CFD Assists Pleasant Hall with House Fire
Sunday, August 11, 2019
Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-9 were out the door at shift change for a working house fire on Nyesville Road. Asst. Chief 1 arrived just behind the first arriving engine to confirm... Read more
MVA with Entrapment
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Company 1 was alerted to the intersection of Lincoln Way East and Sixth Street for a MVA with entrapment. Asst. Chief 1 arrived on scene and advised two patients with one confined. Read more
National Night Out
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Members of D Shift spent part of their day in the community celebrating National Night Out. They were on hand to provide fire safety tips, tours of the fire trucks, and enjoy Read more
MVA on Norland Ave
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
Shortly after 1:00 p.m., Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 responded to a motor vehicle accident on Norland Avenue in the area of Chick-Fil-A. Asst. Chief 1 arrived to find two Read more
CFD Assists New Franklin
Thursday, August 1, 2019
At 4:09 p.m., a mutual aid box was sounded to 2821 Falling Spring Road for a reported garage fire in New Franklin Fire Department's first due. This box sent Engine 1-1, Read more
CFD Provides Mutual Aid
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
At 1:56 p.m., Engine 1-1 was alerted to 185 Smith Road, Cumberland County, to assist with a barn fire. Engine 1-1 arrived on scene and assisted with overhaul operations and clean-up. Read more
Please Help Us Sound the Alarm
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
The American Red Cross, CFD, and volunteers will work in teams and canvas the community on Saturday, August 24th. Read more
Multi-Dwelling Fire at 37 West Washington Street
Sunday, July 14, 2019
Shortly before 5 p.m., the box alarm went out for a multi-dwelling fire at 37 West Washington Street sending CFD and surrounding departments. Engine 1-4 arrived within four minutes and found a well-advanced fire on the second Read more
Fireworks Safety Tips
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Cookouts, time with family, and watching fireworks are all part of the traditional festivities for the 4th of July. The Chambersburg Fire Department urges all Read more
Multi-Dwelling Fire at 18 Eton Court
Sunday, June 16, 2019
During shift change at 6 a.m., CFD was sent out the door with Engine 1-1, Tower 1, and Ambulance 1-7 to 18 Eton Court for a multi-dwelling Read more
CFD Responds to 708 Tristan Trail
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Fayetteville Fire Department and surrounding agencies, including Engine 1-1, were sent for smoke inside the residence at 708 Tristan Trail at 8:50 p.m Read more
CFD Fights Hay Bales Fire on Coble Road
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Just after 9 p.m., St. Thomas Fire Department was dispatched for a reported hay bales on fire next to a barn at 2106 Coble Road. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 were dispatched Read more
CFD Assists the Aquatic Center
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
CFD conducted late evening training in an ongoing outreach program to the community as well as other departments within the Borough. The Fire Chief and Assistant Chief provided Read more
MVA at 211 Walker Road
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Shortly after the lunch time rush hour traffic, Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 were sent to the area of 211 Walker Road for an auto accident. Chief 1 was on the scene Read more
Open House at the Fireman’s Museum
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
Stop by the Volunteer Fireman's Museum for a tour of the facility which is dedicated to your relatives, neighbors, and friends who devoted their time to provide community peace and protection. Terry Shaffer and Tracy Barnhart are hosting the Open House on... Read more
Chair Fire at the Highline
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Shortly before 1 p.m., crews were dispatched for an outside investigation on East Ludwig at the highline. Assistant Chief Myers arrived to find a recliner on fire near the railroad tracks. Read more
CFD Hosts Safe Schools Meeting
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
One of Chambersburg Fire Department's missions is to give back to the public as well as prevention of incidents. Part of this is being involved with the Safe Schools Program that is in our area. Every other month, staff from various entities to include... Read more
Fire Alarm Sounds at 1035 Progress Road
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
Shortly after the Giant Foods box alarm, another round of storms swept through the area. Crews were sent out to multiple locations to check for downed trees and flooding conditions. Read more
Lightning Strikes Wayne Ave Giant
Wednesday, May 29, 2019
As numerous storms moved through the area, the first of many calls would occur at 993 Wayne Avenue at the Giant. Crews were alerted for fire in the building in the storage area due to an electrical surge. Read more
FF/EMT Eligibility List Application
Friday, May 24, 2019
The Borough of Chambersburg is accepting applications for establishing a new Eligibility List for entry-level Firefighter/EMT in the event of a vacancy. Read more
Inside Investigation at 730 Bassett Drive
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Around 6:30 p.m., CFD was sent for an inside investigation at 730 Bassett Drive. While en route, dispatch advised there was a possible electrical fire out with a person who was electrocuted. Read more
EMS Proclamation Day
Tuesday, May 14, 2019
Each year at the beginning of EMS week, the Franklin County Commissioners and local EMS agencies gather to sign the annual EMS Proclamation... Read more