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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Attendance 1,625
Child Seat Installation 69
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          311

Electrical Issues closes Main St

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to a business in the 1st block of S. Main St for a reported electrical fire. Chief 1 arrived on scene while units were still being dispatched to find an electrical issue in the business with an odor. Engine 1-1 arrived and initiated a water supply from the hydrant. The crew from Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Asst. Chief 1 investigated the area finding an odor of electrical with the meter box being hot. Crews were able to insulate the problem to a breaker in the panel malfunctioning. Crews from Franklin Fire Co. and Letterkenny Fire Dept assisted with checking the upper floors and basement. Crews remained on scene for about an hour and a half working with Borough Electric and Codes Dept on securing power to the affected area.