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130 N Second St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 1,642
Fire Calls 360
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

Reported Building Fire

Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for a reported building fire. While units were responding, Franklin County DES advised of smoke coming from a cooler in the store and the building filling up with smoke. Engine 1-2 arrived with normal conditions from the exterior. Engine 17-2 arrived, securing Engine 1-2's supply line. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived, assisting with the investigation. Crews found an electrical hazard in one of the large coolers and Command 1 held Company 1 and 17. Units operated for just under 30 minutes prior to clearing.

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