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

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 1,416
Fire Calls 413
BLS Calls 4,260
Fire Calls 926
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 39
Firehouse Tours 11
Public Displays 26
Attendance 8,626
Child Seat Installation 67
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          244


CFD Hosts Monthly Safety Day
Friday, February 23, 2018
The Chambersburg Fire Department will host a monthly safety day at 130 North Second Street on the first Saturday of every month through 2018. Car Seat checks/installs are based on car seat availability. Read more
CFD is Hiring
Thursday, March 1, 2018
The Borough of Chambersburg is currently hiring part-time Firefighter/EMT-B employees. Firefighter/EMT-B employees will be responsible for firefighting and fire prevention activities in protecting life and property; Read more
Trees Down at 52 E Commerce St
Monday, April 16, 2018
Torrential downpour posed a unique situation at 52 East Commerce Street. Just after 12 noon, CFD was dispatched for a Read more
Tractor Trailer Fire at 1819 Wayne Road
Saturday, April 14, 2018
The commercial building assignment was dispatched to 1819 Wayne Road, Company 17's first due, for multiple tractor trailers on fire. Read more
Mulch Fire at 980 Norland Avenue
Friday, April 13, 2018
As noontime traffic overtook the Norland Avenue area, CFD was alerted for a brush fire at Longhorn Steakhouse. Engine 1-1 arrived to find a smoldering mulch Read more
FF Birgfeld Nears HACC Completion
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Firefighter Birgfeld nears completion of his eight-week fire academy at HACC. Chief Ulrich met with him during firefighter survival and RIT operations Read more
Gas Odor Reported at City Hall
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Just after 9:00 p.m., a call to Headquarters reporting a gas odor inside City Hall, 100 South Second Street, sent CFD units to the scene. Crews arrived to find normal conditions on the inside of the building Read more
MVA at 831 Wayne Avenue
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
An early evening call to the parking lot of Mario's Pizza sent Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-8 to the scene. Crews found that a vehicle left the drive through at F&M Trust, Read more
Dryer Fire at 112 North Seventh St
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
At 10:23 a.m., the commercial fire assignment was dispatched for a laundry dryer on fire inside Chambersburg Hospital at 112 North Seventh Street. Read more
Basement Fire at 235 North St
Wednesday, March 21, 2018
A neighbor reported seeing smoke coming out of a townhome on North Street just before 9:00 a.m. Shortly after, several calls came in to the 911 Center reporting a basement fire at 235 North Street. Read more
CFD Promotes Kindness
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Borough of Chambersburg Firefighters and Police Officers, ROTC, teachers, basketball players, and cheerleaders formed a human tunnel as an initiative to promote kindness. Read more
Apply for CFD Eligibility List
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
The Borough of Chambersburg Fire Department is now accepting applications for a Civil Service eligibility list for the position of Firefighter. Read more
Silo Fire at Martin's Famous Pastry Shoppe
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
As CFD members were conducting shift training, a box alarm was dispatched at 8:22 a.m. for a silo fire at Martin's Potato Roll factory in New Franklin Fire Department's first due. Read more
CFD Announces New Hire
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
At last night's Council meeting, Jamie Birgfeld was voted on and sworn in as the Chambersburg Fire Department's newest firefighter. Jamie started his firefighting career as a volunteer Read more
Engine 1-1 in Service
Monday, February 12, 2018
At 11:00 a.m. today, Engine 1-1, a 2018 Pierce Enforcer, responded shortly after placed in service. Officers and members of CFD would like to thank Council President, Town Council, Manager Stonehill Read more
CFD Receives Donation from Summit Health
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Chambersburg Fire Department received a gracious donation from Summit Health and its Board of Directors. Over the next five years, the donation will provide assistance Read more
Welcome ES Chief Dustin L. Ulrich
Monday, January 22, 2018
Town Council determined that our own local fire professional, Asst. Chief Dustin Ulrich, was the most prepared candidate to lead the Chambersburg Emergency Services Department. Read more
ES Chief Howard Leonhard Retires
Friday, January 19, 2018
Chief Howard “Butch” Leonhard retired January 19, 2018 after forty years in the fire service. Chief Leonhard is also a veteran of both the United States Navy and the United States Air Force Reserve. Read more