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

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

Reported Appliance Fire

Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 200 block of South Second St for a reported appliance fire. Enroute, communications advised that a vaping device had exploded causing a fire but believed to be out now. Tower 1 arrived on scene with a 3 story apartment building with normal conditions from outside. Crews investigated and found a smoke condition on the third floor with a burn patient. The patient was transferred to Penn State EMS for care and crews found no active fire. The building was ventilated and crews wrapped up. Command 1 (Chief Ulrich) placed units in service just after 1:00 AM.