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

Current Statistics

BLS Calls 3,169
Fire Calls 652
BLS Calls 4,351
Fire Calls 995
Fire Drills 7
Fire Prevention 40
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 26
Attendance 6,989
Child Seat Installation 164
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          590

Auto Fire

Just before shift change Engine 1-4 was alerted for an Outside Investigation at the intersection of Greene Meadow Lane and Progress Road. Communications reported a trash fire near a car and dumpster. Prior to arriving on scene additional 911 calls reported the vehicle now on fire. Engine 1-1 was added to the call. engine 1-4 arrived, finding a fire to the rear of the vehicle. Ambulance 1-7 arrived and assisted with the fire attack. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and remained on scene for about an hour assisting CPD with their investigation. (Photos by Brian Denham)