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

Current Statistics

2021
BLS Calls 3,876
Fire Calls 952
                 
2020
BLS Calls 4,302
Fire Calls 878
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

11/30 Network stops by CFD
Friday December 3, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank the 11/30 Network and all businesses and organizations that supported their... Read more
Memorial Fountain struck by Vehicle
Thursday December 2, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were alerted to the Memorial Square just before 3 AM for a Vehicle Accident. Shortly after responding... Read more
Alarm response find CO
Wednesday December 1, 2021
Wednesday evening made for a busy evening for CFD crews. Several EMS calls kept the Ambulance on the street most the evening. Engine 1-1 was alerted for a... Read more
Odor in a Residence
Wednesday December 1, 2021
Company 1 units responded to an odor of gas in a residence on Redwood St. Engine 1-2 and Chief 1 arrived to find the residence... Read more
Thanksgiving Fire Safety
Wednesday November 24, 2021
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is urging the public to make fire safety a priority when preparing this year’s Thanksgiving feast.... Read more
Appliance Fire
Monday November 22, 2021
Company 1 and mutual aid were alerted to the 300 block of East Queen Street for a reported appliance fire. Shortly after dispatch... Read more
5 graduate from HACC Fire Academy
Friday November 19, 2021
Friday 5 new Firefighters graduated from the HACC Fire Academy that will become part of Chambersburg Fire Department. HACC Career Fire Academy had... Read more
Tower 1 assists on Building Fire
Tuesday November 2, 2021
Tower 1 was sent as part of the 1st alarm to 6700 block of McClays Mill Rd for a reported Building Fire. Tower 1 responded immediately with 6 personnel. Company 11 units arrived with fire ... Read more
Bus Accident
Wednesday October 27, 2021
Multiple units were alerted to the 100 block of Lincoln Way East for a reported Vehicle Accident, involving a school bus. While units were still being... Read more
Stove Fire
Wednesday October 27, 2021
Chambersburg units were alerted to the 300 block of West Burkhart Ave for a reported Stove Fire. Engine 1-2 crew arrived and... Read more
CFD assists on Mobile Home Fire
Tuesday October 26, 2021
Engine 1-2 assisted Company 7 (Fayetteville FD) with a Mobile Home Fire in the 1800 block of Black Gap Road, filling in for... Read more
Critical Incident Stress Management Training
Monday October 25, 2021
This week 5 members of the Chambersburg Fire Dept participated in a Critical Incident Stress Management training at the... Read more
Wayne Ave. Vehicle Fire
Monday October 25, 2021
Both engines were alerted shortly after 4 PM to the 700 block of Wayne Ave for a possible Vehicle Fire. Asst Chief 1 and Engine 1-4 arrived on scene 2 minutes after ... Read more
Stop the Bleed Class
Friday October 22, 2021
Chief Ulrich and Asst, Chief Myers spent the afternoon educating the staff of Brechbill & Helman Construction on Stop the Bleed in conjunction with ... Read more
HACC Fire Cadets
Thursday October 21, 2021
Engine 1-1 made the trip to Harrisburg Community College today for FF/EMT Matt Birgfeld to complete his CDL test today. CFD ensures that all members operating ... Read more
CFD members train with Letterkenny FD
Thursday October 14, 2021
Members of the Chambersburg Fire Department participated with Letterkenny Fire Dept during a Firefighter Safety and Survival course ... Read more
National Fallen Firefighters Memorial
Sunday October 3, 2021
Each year the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation holds a memorial to remember those that have been lost in the line of duty. Chambersburg Fire Department assists annually to ... Read more
McKinley Street House Fire
Friday October 1, 2021
Chambersburg Fire Department units and mutual aid were alerted to the 300 Block of East McKinley Street for a reported House Fire. Chief 1(Ulrich) had a visible column of ... Read more
Magnolia's Staff show Appreciation
Friday October 1, 2021
The day shift crews Friday received some snacks from the Administrative staff of Magnolia's Senior Living. Our crews greatly appreciate the generosity and ... Read more
Walker Road Vehicle Accident
Wednesday September 22, 2021
Equipment from Headquarters station were alerted to a Vehicle Accident with possible entrapment Wednesday evening to the 100 block of Walker Road. Initial reports were... Read more
Members graduate National Honor Guard Academy
Friday September 17, 2021
Firefighter Zach Nehf and Anthony Chen both graduated from the National Honor Guard Academy today. Firefighter Z. Nehf and Chen both spent... Read more
New FF's Sworn In
Thursday September 16, 2021
Today, the last two of our six new firefighters were officially sworn in by Mayor Waltor Bietsch. FF/EMT Michael Himes and FF/Medic Andre Conroy will start... Read more
CFD assists with Memorial Service
Sunday September 12, 2021
Tower 1 assisted Letterkenny Fire Department during the September 11th Memorial Service, held at the historical Letterkenny Chapel. Tower 1 was... Read more
Sept. 11th - 20th Anniversary
Saturday September 11, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to pause and pay tribute to all that were lost on September 11th, 2001 at the World Trade Centers, Pentagon and in Shanksville, Pa... Read more
Vehicle Fire
Thursday September 9, 2021
Both Engines were alerted for a reported vehicle fire to the rear of F&M Bank on S Main St. Engine 1-2 and Chief 1 arrived, finding a... Read more
Vehicle rolled over on Main St
Tuesday August 31, 2021
Company 1 and Squad 41 were alerted for a Vehicle Accident shortly after the morning shift change. As units were responding they were advised of a... Read more
Wayne Ave Garage Fire
Thursday August 26, 2021
Chambersburg units were alerted to the 500 block of Wayne Ave for a Brush Fire against a garage. Engine 1-4 arrived on scene to find a... Read more
CFD assists with Working Fire
Wednesday August 25, 2021
Shortly after the Night Shift crews started, Ambulance 1-8 was alerted to assist Fayetteville FD with reported Mobile Home fire. Ambulance 1-8 responded immediately with... Read more
MVA with Rollover
Tuesday August 24, 2021
Units from Headquarters Station along with Squad 41 were alerted to the 700 Block of Broad Street for an MVA with possible... Read more
Captain Promotion
Monday August 23, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire is proud to announce our newest Captain, Christopher Brown. Chris has over 25 years of service to... Read more
4 new FF's sworn in
Monday August 23, 2021
Four of the six new Firefighters were sworn in by Mayor Waltor Bietsch this evening... Read more
Sign on Fire
Monday August 23, 2021
Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted for a sign on fire in the 900 block of Wayne Ave. Communications advised units that... Read more
Crews kept busy Saturday
Saturday August 21, 2021
Crews working were kept busy with many calls and events going on in the area. The on duty crew started their day out with a Community outreach event held at ... Read more
Smoke in the Building
Friday August 20, 2021
Engine 1-2 and Tower 1 were sent to 745 Norland Ave for a fire alarm. As units arrived on the scene, staff were evacuating residents, stating they had ... Read more
Reported House Fire
Thursday August 19, 2021
Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted for reports of a House Fire in the 100 block of West Catherine Street. Chief 1 and Tower 1 arrived finding ... Read more
MVA with entrapment
Saturday August 14, 2021
At 12:30 pm., the Chambersburg Fire Department was alerted to 386 East Queen Street, for a reported auto accident with entrapment. The 911 dispatch center advised that ... Read more
CFD Offers Free Smoke Detectors and CO Alarms
Tuesday August 10, 2021
Each year the Chambersburg Fire Department installs hundreds of free smoke detectors in residences within the Borough. We want to insure that each occupancy has the proper amount of ... Read more
New Nozzles for CFD
Monday August 2, 2021
Each year the Chambersburg Fire & EMS department applies for a substantial amount of grants to help keep our firefighters' gear and supplies to the safest level so that we can provide ... Read more
Water Donation
Monday August 2, 2021
Thank you to the Chambersburg School District Food Services department for their generous donation of a pallet of water to the... Read more
JAK Real Estate Donation
Friday July 30, 2021
Heidi Shadle of JAK Real Estate stopped by the station today to drop off Jersey Mike's subs for the crews working. The crews greatly appreciated the subs... Read more
Lincoln Way and 5th Ave MVA
Thursday July 15, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the intersection of Lincoln Way East and 5th Ave for a reported MVA. Units arrived to find a... Read more
Stouffer Ave House Fire
Wednesday July 14, 2021
Company 1 and mutual aid were sent to the 900 block of Stouffer Ave for a reported House Fire. First arriving units found... Read more
Weis Foods Water Donation
Friday July 9, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank everyone that has graciously donated water and gatorade to our department so our firefighters may remain hydrated on these hot days.... Read more
Odor of Smoke
Friday July 9, 2021
Company 1 units were alerted to 56 S. Main St for an odor of smoke in an apartment building. Units arrived and investigated the building for the source of the odor. After a brief investigation crews... Read more
YMCA Health Equity Tour
Tuesday July 6, 2021
On Duty staff are participating at the YMCA for their Health Equity Tour. This event provides the community access to several... Read more
CFD assists with 4th of July Events
Sunday July 4, 2021
CFD units assisted throughout the day at the Memorial Park during their 4th of July events. Ambulance 1-8 and Engine 1-4 were on location providing first aid and... Read more
CFD assists with Greene Twp House Fire
Friday July 2, 2021
Ambulance 1-8 was sent as part of the 1st alarm assignment for a House fire in the 3800 block of Airport Road. Units arrived with a working fire and Ambulance 1-8 set up rehab. During the course of the fire Engine 1-1 was requested ... Read more
CFD assists on St. Thomas Crash
Friday July 2, 2021
Ambulance 1-7 was alerted as part of the initial assignment for a Vehicle Accident with entrapment. While units were enroute Ambulance 1-8 cleared from the hospital and responded as... Read more
Passing truck brings down wires
Friday July 2, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were alerted for a report of wires down in the 1800 block of Edgar Ave in the Borough. While units were responding, Communications advised that... Read more
Picking retirement presentation
Thursday July 1, 2021
FF/EMT James Picking stopped in this week to receive his official retirement plaque and badge from the department. FF/EMT Picking served ... Read more
Building Fire
Tuesday June 29, 2021
Tower 1 with 5 was sent as part of the first alarm assignment to Greene Twp, 5000 block of Lincoln Way East for a Building Fire ... Read more
Reported Basement Fire
Sunday June 27, 2021
While units were still operating on Tolbert Ave Communications advised of another House Fire. Some units cleared and were sent to ... Read more
Duplex Fire on Tolbert Ave
Sunday June 27, 2021
Chambersburg Fire Dept and mutual aid units were alerted to the 300 block of Tolbert Ave for a reported ... Read more
Row Home Fire
Friday June 25, 2021
Tower 1 was alerted as part of the 1st alarm assignment for a Row Home Fire at 24 Surrey Dr in Hamilton Twp. Engine 45 arrived on scene with smoke showing and confirming... Read more
Storms bring several calls for CFD
Monday June 21, 2021
Chambersburg Firefighters were kept busy Monday afternoon with several calls when thunderstorms came through the County. Tower 1 with 6 firefighters responded as... Read more
Fireworks Safety
Monday June 14, 2021
As millions of Pennsylvanians prepare for Fourth of July celebrations, there are some fireworks-related precautionary measures that you should keep in mind... Read more
Odor in a Business
Wednesday June 9, 2021
Just before 5 PM a phone call to the station prompted a response for an odor inside a business in the 100 block of South Second St. Chambersburg units arrived and... Read more
Reported House Fire
Friday June 4, 2021
At 08:41, St. Thomas Fire Department was alerted to 6311 Lincoln Way West for a reported house on fire. The caller advised that their... Read more
Attic fire on 2nd St
Thursday 27, 2021
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 300 block of South 2nd St for a reported Attic Fire in a residence. Engine 1-4 and Chief 1 arrived with... Read more
Safety Saturday Returns
Wednesday 19, 2021
Chambersburg Fire Department is excited to announce that Safety Saturday is returning. The next event will be June 5th, from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM, being held at... Read more
EMS Week 2021
May 16-22, 2021
Each year, a week-long event in May pays tribute to those that are there in your time of need. EMS week honors those that are... Read more
Garage Fire
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Engine 1-1 was alerted to assist Rescue Hose Co. (Greencastle) with a large Garage Fire. The Engine crew arrived and assisted with... Read more
New Hires
Wednesday, May 5, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department is pleased to welcome our 2 new Firefighters that graduated from the HACC Fire Academy on Friday, April 30th. Both of them... Read more
CO in a Building
Monday,  May 3, 2021
Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted to 380 W. Commerce Street for a CO Activation. Chief 1 arrived with a commercial building, and began to investigate. ... Read more
Vehicle overturned
Thursday,  April 29, 2021
Engine 1-2, Tower 1, Ambulance 1-8 and Squad 41 were sent at 2245 hrs to the 500 block of South Main Street for a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment. Engine 1-2 arrived quickly and found ... Read more
Vehicle into the Building
Thursday,  April 29, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-7 were sent to the 1100 block of Lincoln Way East just around lunch time for a Vehicle Accident, with a vehicle into a building. While enroute Communications updated that ... Read more
Mulch Fire next to a building
Thursday,  April 22, 2021
Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted for a reported Building Fire to the 100 Chambers Hill Drive. Enroute, Communications advised of a... Read more
Fire/Rescue weekend with U.S. Naval Sea Cadets Corp.
Sunday,  April 18, 2021
Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 assisted the U.S Naval Sea Cadet Corps during their Fire/Rescue weekend. On duty crews discussed ... Read more
Vehicle Accident
Thursday,  April 16, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 responded to the 100 block of Lincoln Way East for a Vehicle Accident. Units arrived to find a ... Read more
Vehicle Fire
Thursday,  April 16, 2021
This morning, shortly after 11, both Engines were sent to the 900 block of Norland Avenue for a vehicle fire. Chief 1 arrived with fire in the engine compartment of .... Read more
Reported House Fire
Thursday,  March 11, 2021
Ambulance 1-7 responded as part of the initial alarm for a Brush Fire extending into a house. Tower 1 with 5 and Engine 1-1 with 2 responded to fill.... Read more
Mulch Fire
Thursday,  March 11, 2021
A short time after the call to Fifth St., Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-4 were out again, this time for a reported Tree Fire at Giant on Norland Ave. Engine 1-1 arrived, finding a.... Read more
Brush Fire
Thursday,  March 11, 2021
With dry conditions throughout the County, many departments were busy handling brush fires today. Engine 1-4 and Engine 1-1 responded to.... Read more
Daylight Savings Time
Wednesday,  March 10, 2021
Every six months you hear from firefighters, “When you change your clock for Daylight Saving Time, check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.”.... Read more
Kelly Knepper Retirement
Monday,  March 9, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to congratulate Firefighter Kelly Knepper on retiring after his shift today, March 9th.... Read more
Care package Delivery
Monday,  March 9, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to express our thanks to the Greencastle Presbyterian Church and the Greencastle-Antrim Primary School... Read more
CFD offers "File of Life"
Monday,  March 1, 2021
Have you ever worried about yourself or a family member having a medical emergency and not being able to communicate with the first responders... Read more
Noodle Board/Kitchen Fire Safety
Monday,  March 1, 2021
A growing trend out there lately are DIY or decorative boards that are being used to cover stove tops. Commonly named noodle boards, also known as... Read more
FADO Albright's Army Retirement
Sunday,  February 28, 2021
The members of the Chambersburg Fire Department would like to express our gratitude to FADO Tony Albright's official retirement from the United States Army as a... Read more
Walker Road Vehicle Accident
Friday,  February 26, 2021
Engine 1-1 and both Ambulances were sent to the area of Walker Road and Lincoln Way for a Vehicle Accident. Asst. Chief 1(Myers) arrived locating the... Read more
New Firefighters Sworn In
Friday,  February 26, 2021
Today the Chambersburg Fire Department and the Borough of Chambersburg welcomed three new firefighters into our ranks. Firefighters... Read more
CFD assists on Hamilton Twp Fire
Thursday,  February 25, 2021
Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 were sent to Eton Court in Hamilton Township as part of the Working Fire assignment for a House Fire. Units arrived quickly and were... Read more
Water Donation
Thursday,  February 25, 2021
After a gracious donation from Giant Food Store on Wayne Ave last week, we received another gracious donation, this time from... Read more
Appliance Fire
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Company 1 units were sent to the 100 block of South Second Street for a stove fire, reported out. Engine 1-2 arrived with... Read more
Donation from Giant
Monday, February 22, 2021
Chambersburg Fire Department was grateful to pick up a donation of hand sanitizer and hand soap from Giant on Wayne Ave today. This donation will assist our members... Read more
Dryer Fire
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted for an Appliance Fire in the 1st block of South Federal St. First arriving units found a... Read more
Sweet Rollers Delivery
Thursday, February 18, 2021
Chambersburg Firefighters received a generous donation this afternoon. Rocco, owner of Sweet Rollers, dropped off some... Read more
Odor in a Business
Friday, February 12, 2021
Company 1 units were sent to the 400 Block of Gateway Ave for an odor of something burning in a strip mall after a call on station. Chief 1 arrived with normal conditions from the... Read more
Nick Miller Retirement
Tuesday, February 9, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to wish Firefighter Nick Miller a safe and healthy retirement. FF Miller worked his last shift on... Read more
Help keep fire hydrants clear
Thursday, February 4, 2021
Snow is great fun but can also present problems: No one enjoys digging out a parking space on the street or walking on icy sidewalks. There is a bigger problem... Read more
Reported House Fire
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Company 1 and mutual aid units were sent to the 300 Block of East Queen Street for a Reported House Fire. First arriving units found normal conditions from... Read more
Vehicle into the Building
Saturday, January 30, 2021
Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-9 were dispatched to the 100 Block of West Washington Street for a Vehicle accident, with a vehicle into the building... Read more
Report House Fire
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Engine 1-1 was sent as part of the 1st alarm for a reported House Fire in Fayetteville (Co. 7) 1st due. While units were still enroute Communications advised... Read more
Retirement
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
The Chambersburg Fire Dept would like to wish a Happy and Healthy retirement to our Office Manager, Dorris Mayer. Dorris has worked for the Borough of Chambersburg for... Read more
Vehicle Accident - Queen & Second
Sunday, January 24, 2021
While Headquarters station units were operating at Queen and Fourth, Engine 1-4 was alerted to Queen St and Second St for a Vehicle Accident. Engine 1-4 arrived and found 2 autos blocking the roadway... Read more
Vehicle Accident - Queen & Fourth
Sunday, January 24, 2021
Headquarters Station units and Squad 41 were alerted in the area on Rite Aid for a Vehicle Accident with entrapment. Units arrived,finding three autos involved... Read more
Garage Fire
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 were alerted to the 4000 block of Racetrack Road in St. Thomas Twp as part of the 1st alarm for a garage fire.... Read more
Vehicle Accident
Friday, January 15, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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, 2021
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