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

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 1197
Fire Calls 311
BLS Calls 4,939
Fire Calls 1341
Fire Safety Inspections 672
Fire Drills 9
Station Tours 11
Public Education events 46
Attendance 4,973
Child Seat Installation 148
Smoke Alarm Installation          437
CO Alarm Installations 181
Total homes visited for alarms 127
Street Signs Provided 10
HAAS Alert Drivers Notified 32,221
2023 Unit Totals
 HQ Ambulance 4,649
 Mck Ambulance 290
 Engine 1-1 796
 Engine 1-2 605
 Engine 1-4 30
 Tower 1 419
 Utility 1 4
 UTV 1 9

Train Car Fire

Just after 1100 hrs, both CFD Engines were sent to the 200 block of Mount Moriah St for a train fire. All CFD units arrived in the area as they were finishing dispatch and crews could not locate a train. Franklin County DES communicated with Norfolk Southern Communications to determine the train was still in bound and be arrving shortly. With the steep incline to the tracks, Tower 1 was alerted to assist. The train arrived and crew advised there was fire reported in one of the containers. Crews found moderate smoke coming from it and crews set up two lines fromt the Tower's waterway. Crews operated for over two hours, bringing the fire under control and working with Norfolk Southern staff on monitoring the train car and moving it. Command 1 (Chief 1) placed the last units in service just after 1300 hrs.