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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 2,505
Fire Calls 509
BLS Calls 4,167
Fire Calls 1,044
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 48
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 20
Attendance 7,831
Child Seat Installation 81
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          286

House Fire on Shatzer Street

Tower 1 was alerted to 4345 Shatzer Street, St. Thomas Fire Department's first due, for a reported house fire around 8:00 p.m. Deputy Chief 47 arrived and confirmed a fire in the garage with occupants unaccounted for. Tower 1 was the second fire apparatus to arrive and assigned to conduct a primary search. All searches were negative. Crews then assisted with overhaul before being placed in service around an hour after the call was dispatched.