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

BLS Calls 3,876
Fire Calls 952
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

Odor in a Residence

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 evacuated. Crews investigated the odor and it was found to be an odor of electrical at the water heater. Crews disconnected the water heater and advised the residents to have it looked at. Crews were on scene for 30 minutes before Chief 1 placed units in service.