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

Current Statistics

2022
BLS Calls 1,642
Fire Calls 360
                 
2021
BLS Calls 4,600
Fire Calls 880
Fire Drills 2
Fire Prevention 22
Firehouse Tours 0
Public Displays 13
Attendance 1,625
Child Seat Installation 69
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          311

News

FF/EMT Application deadline June 3rd, 2022 by 4:00 PM 
Thursday,  March 14, 2022
The Chambersburg Fire Department is currently accepting applications to develop a certified list for Entry Level Firefighter/EMT to fill current vacancies. Don't miss this exciting opportunity and apply today!... Read more
EMS Week Proclamation
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Members of Chambersburg Fire Dept were in attendance at the Franklin County Commissioners meeting as they signed a proclamation making the week of May 15th through the 21st as EMS Week. This year's theme for EMS week is "EMS: Rising to the Challenge". EMS as a whole ... Read more
Special visitor to the "Southside"
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Tonight Firefighters McNew & Shatzer had a visit from a very special visitor. 1 year ago Easton suffered a critical medical event in which Firefighters Shatzer & McNew responded to, ultimately resuscitating little Easton. Today is Easton’s 1st Birthday and ... Read more
Small Outside Fire
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Company 1 units responded to the Borough's Electric Generating Plant on Sheffler Dr for a reported fire outside the building. Engine 1-1 arrived, meeting with Electric Dept staff, finding no active fire but smoke from one... Read more
Brush Fire
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Engine 1-1 and ENgine 1-2 were sent to the 500 block of Gateway Ave for a Brush fire. Engine 1-1 arrived and found a mulch bed on fire... Read more
Nitterhouse Dr. Building Fire
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to 1480 Nitterhouse Dr. for a reported building fire shortly before 1 PM. Communications advised enroute of a call from the establishment reporting a fire on... Read more
Cadet O'Donnell nears Graduation
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
New Chambersburg Firefighter, Trever O'Donnell, has spent his last week in the Fire Academy during live fire evolutions. This ensures these new firefighters are comfortable in... Read more
International Firefighters Day
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
May 4 is International Firefighters' Day. This special event memorializes a fatal event in which 5 volunteers from the Geelong West Fire Brigade in Australia lost their lives while.... Read more
Recognition on International Firefighters Day
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
On duty crews had several vitistors today recognizing our crews on International Firefighters Day. Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society of Shippensburg University and residents.... Read more
Stove Fire
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
As the evening rush hour set in around Chambersburg, CFD units and mutual aid were alerted to a reported House Fire in the 200 block of Larch Ave. Communications advised Chief 1 of a .... Read more
Engine 1-1 handles duck rescue
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 was alerted by Franklin County 911 for a non-emergency public service in the 200 block of Roland Ave. A neighbor called stating there were several baby ducks that had .... Read more
Tractor Trailer strikes bridge
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 500 block of Norland Ave. for a vehicle accident. Enroute, they were advised of a tractor trailer that struck the bridge and was stuck .... Read more
Lincoln Way Vehicle Accident
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the Intersection of Third St and Lincoln Way for a reported vehicle accident. Units arrived finding a vehicle that .... Read more
Main St Vehicle Accident
Sunday, May 1, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 500 block of S Main St. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding a vehicle had traveled the wrong way on Main St and striking a sign that.... Read more
First month with HAAS Alert system
Sunday, May 1, 2022
The month of April was the first full month for Engine 1-2 being in service and the HAAS Alert system being in operation. Every month a report is received to provide.... Read more
HQ Station assist on Barn fire
Saturday, April 30, 2022
Crews were sent to Greene Township for a Barn Fire in the 100 block of Musser Road. Engine 1-1 with 4 and Tower 1 with 3 were dispatched as .... Read more
Visit from Congressman Joyce
Wednesday, April 20, 2022
Chambersburg Fire Dept had a visit from Congressman Dr. John Joyce today while he was in the area to discuss the Fire and EMS operations in Chambersburg. Chief Ulrich spent time.... Read more
Lithium Ion Battery Fire Safety
Tuesday,  April 11, 2022
Lithium ion batteries supply power to many kinds of devices including smartphones, laptops, scooters, e-cigarettes, smoke alarms, toys, and even cars. Take care when using them. In rare cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.... Read more
New Duty Vehicle
Tuesday,  April 5, 2022
The Chambersburg Fire Dept recently placed in service a new 2021 Ford F150 Interceptor vehicle, replacing our Ford Expedition duty vehicle. This duty vehicle is assigned to Assistant Chief 1 and is a near.... Read more
Appliance Fire
Tuesday,  April 5, 2022
CFD units were sent to the 7000 block of Cumberland Circle in St. Thomas for a reported appliance fire. Communications advised units responding of flames coming from a microwave.... Read more
CFD Assists Co. 9 With Dump Fire
Sunday,  April 3, 2022
CFD Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-4 responded shortly after 0700 hrs to assist Co. 9 with a DumpFire on Letzburg Road. Command 9 special requested CFD for our larger foam capabilities to assist with bringing... Read more
Lincoln Way and 4th St Vehicle Accident
Sunday,  April 3, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the intersection of Lincoln Way East and 4th St for a multi-vehicle accident. Engine 1-1 arrived, finding... Read more
Vehicle Accident With Entrapment
Friday,  April 1, 2022
CFD units were alerted to the area of Hollywell Ave and Dump Rd for a vehicle accident with possible entrapment. Engine 1-2 arrived finding... Read more
Tree Into Apartment Building
Thursday,  March 31, 2022
HQ Station received a phone call on station reporting a tree that had fallen into an apartment building. Engine 1-1 responded non-emergency to investigate, finding... Read more
Vehicle Into Pole On Scotland Ave
Wednesday,  March 30, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were alerted to the area of 2055 Scotland Ave for a Vehicle Accident. Engine 1-1 arrived, finding one vehicle into a pole. Crews found... Read more
Message to all Motorists
March 29, 2022
Each day, the Chambersburg Fire Department responds to incidents throughout the Borough of Chambersburg and surrounding municipalities. Many of these incidents require fire and EMS apparatus to be positioned on roadways and place the first responders in harm’s way. The department asks... Read more
CFD completes NFPA 1006 Training
March 14th - March 19th, 2022
All CFD members took part in the NFPA 1006 - Vehicle Rescue Awareness and Operations training this week, learning and refreshing on... Read more
Wires Down
Friday, March 18, 2022
Engine 1-4 was sent to the intersection of Eisenhower Dr and Progress Rd for a report of wires down and a small brush fire... Read more
Possible Electrical Fire
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 900 block of Stouffer Ave for a possible electrical fire. While enroute, Communications advised of smoke... Read more
Vehicle Fire
Wednesday, March 16, 2022
Just before lunch an Ambulance from Shippensburg EMS came upon a vehicle fire in the 700 block of 5th Ave. Both CFD Engine's responded immediately from HQ Station. Chief 1 arrived on scene and found... Read more
Vehicle on its Side
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-8 started the morning out with a Vehicle Accident on Hollywell Ave. Units arrived, finding one vehicle... Read more
Daylight Savings
Thursday, March 10, 2022
On March 13 states throughout the US turned their clocks forward* for Daylight Savings Time. Many people will use this opportunity to change their home’s smoke alarm batteries as well... Read more
Brush Fire
Sunday, March 6, 2022
Both CFD Engines were sent just before 1430 hrs for a reported brush fire in the area of Lincoln Way East and the Interstate. Engine 1-4 arrived on scene with... Read more
Tower Operations Training
Thrusday, March 3, 2022
B Shift was out today at the Towers at Falling Spring, conducting Tower operations familiarization. With newer members of the department, we take every opportunity... Read more
CFD's newest member Sworn In
Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Members gathered this afternoon for the swearing in ceremony of Chambersburg newest Firefighter/EMT. Trever O'Donnell was sworn in at HQ Fire Station... Read more
Busy Wednesday afternoon for CFD
Wednesday, March 2, 2022, 2022
CFD crews were kept busy Wednesday afternoon with multiple responses. Both CFD Engine's were alerted around 1114 hrs to the 400 block of Stanley Ave for a Vehicle Fire... Read more
4th St Electrical Fire
Sunday, February 20, 2022
CFD units and mutual aid were sent out again, this time for a reported Electrical Fire in the 100 block of South 4th St. Company 1 units arrived with normal conditions from the outside... Read more
Townhouse Fire
Sunday, February 20, 2022
CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 400 block of Lantern Ln for a reported Townhouse Fire. Enroute Franklin County 911 reported fire from the building... Read more
National Burn Awareness Week
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
“Burning issues in the kitchen” is the theme for the 2022 National Burn Awareness Week from the American Burn Association... Read more
Gas leak in a Residence
Thursday, February 3, 2022
CFD units responded to a reported gas leak in a residence in the 200 block of East Queen St. Engine 1-2, Tower 1 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived finding a 2 story residence with an odor ... Read more
CFD assists on House Fire
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Tower 1 was alerted as part of the 1st alarm to 12040 Sandy Mt. Rd in Letterkenny Twp (Company 11). First arriving units had fire running the entire 2nd floor of the residence. Tower 1, Chief 1 ... Read more
Lunch for CFD Members
Monday, January 24, 2022
The CFD were provided lunch at both stations from Veroni Cafe for lunch. This meal was graciously provided by Mayor Kenneth "Hockey" Hock and friends, ... Read more
Reported House Fire
Monday, January 24, 2022
CFD units and mutual aid were alerted for a reported house fire to the 300 block of South Second St. Engine 1-4 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived with normal conditions from the outside. ... Read more
2nd Alarm fire at Copper Kettle
Saturday, January 22, 2022
CFD units were alerted to the Copper Kettle on Lincoln Way East for a reported Building Fire. Ambulance 1-8 was clearing a medical call in the area and arrived to find fire from the rear and through the roof of the building. ... Read more
Tower 1 assists on Smoketown Rd House Fire
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Tower 1 was sent as part of the 1st alarm assignment to the 2000 block of Smoketown Rd for a reported House Fire. Deputy Chief 7 arrived with smoke from all sides and ... Read more
Wayne Ave Fuel Spill
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Engine 1-4, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted to the area of Orchard Dr and Wayne Ave for Fuel Spill. Ambulance 1-7 arrived finding a trail of fuel traveling ... Read more
CFD members receive baby delivery awards
Monday, January 10, 2022
Monday evening members from C Shift and D Shift were presented with delivery awards and a Unit Citation award for their actions taken to assist... Read more
CFD assists St. Thomas on Shed Fire
Sunday, January 9, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 were alerted with other units to the 8000 block of Fort McCord Rd for a Shed Fire. Enroute, communications advised... Read more