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

Vehicle Fire

Both CFD Engine's were alerted to the 500 block of Gateway Ave for a vehicle fire. Chief 1 arrived with no visible smoke. Engine 1-1 crew and Asst. Chief 1 accessed the vehicle and found a smoke condition in the passenger compartment. Crews located a fire that started in the driver's seat due to an electrical malfunction. The fire had burnt itself out. Engine 1-1 crew wet the area down and confirmed no fire. Crews operated for about 30 minutes before clearing.