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

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 3,298
Fire Calls 1,030 
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 Apartment fire

Just after 1800 hrs, CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 100 block of South Fourth St, for a reported apartment fire with entrapment. While enroute Communications advised of multiple calls reporting a fire in an upstairs apartment with people trapped. Engine 1-1 arrived on scene finding a two story apartment building with normal conditions. Crews investigated and found food on the stove in an upstairs apartment with a burn victim. Crews cleared smoke from the apartment and ensured no fire while providing care to the patient. Crews operated for an hour and a half before clearing the scene.