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

Current Statistics

2022
BLS Calls 1,642
Fire Calls 360
                 
2021
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

News

Vehicle Fire
Sunday, October 30, 2022
Company 1 Engine's responded to the intersection of Broad St and Vine St for a reporte vehicle fire. Engine 1-1 arrived in the area and located the vehicle on Vine St. and heavily involved in fire..... Read more
Odor of gas in a Residence
Sunday, October 30, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 200 block of South 4th St for an odor of gas in a residence. Crews arrived and began to investigate the odor of skunk. Crews metered the home and found no readings throughout..... Read more
Early morning MVA
Sunday, October 30, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-7 responded just before 4 AM for a vehicle accident in the 400 block of Lincoln Way West. Units arrived to find a vehicle that had taken out a utility pole and struck a business sign before coming to a stop..... Read more
Electrical Issues closes Main St
Friday, October 28, 2022
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..... Read more
CFD visits 1st Start Partnership
Monday, October 24, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Tower 1 crews were out to 1st Start Partnership on Stanley Ave, providing them a Fire Prevention talk and tour of the fire trucks..... Read more
Engine 1-1 assists Co. 9 with Dump Fire
Saturday, October 22, 2022
Shortly after 1030 PM units from Co. 9 were sent to Letzburg Rd for a Landfill on fire. Co. 9 units arrived, finding about a 100 foot by 200 foot area involved. Engine 1-1 was special requested to assist due to its foam capabilities..... Read more
Firefighters visit 1st Start Partnership
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
CFD members spend most the month of October out in the community discussing fire safety tips. Today, crews were at the 1st Start Partnership on West Washington St..... Read more
2022 Fire Prevention Week
Thursday, October 6, 2022
The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) has announced “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape™” as the theme for Fire Prevention Week™, October 9-15, reinforcing the critical importance of developing a home escape plan with all members of the household and practicing it regularly. In addition, this October represents the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week .... Read more
Gas odor in a residence
Wednesday, October 5, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to Pine Street for a report of an odor of gas inside a residence. Asst. Chief 1 (Myers) arrived with both sides of the residence evacuated. Engine 1-2 crew staged at Pine and South St and began their investigation .... Read more
Three vehicle accident
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Engine 1-2 cleared from the inside gas call to respond to the 900 Block of Wayne Ave for a three vehicle accident. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding three autos at the entrance to Giant Food Store on Stouffer Ave .... Read more
Gas leak in a house
Sunday, October 2, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 600 block of West King St for a report of a gas leak in a house. On arrival, Company 1 units found a strong odor of natural gas at the front door. .... Read more
Reported Appliance Fire
Monday, September 19, 2022
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 .... Read more
Vehicle accident with one confined
Monday, September 19, 2022
Chambersburg Units were alerted for a vehicle accident with entrapment. Communications advised enroute of a two vehicle accident with one person trapped. Asst. Chief 1 arrived .... Read more
Vehicle Accident with Rollover
Saturday, September 17, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 1100 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident, with reports of a vehicle overturned and entrapment. Shortly after dispatch, Ambulance 1-8 arrived on scene confirming dispatch .... Read more
Vehicle Fire
Wednesday, September 14, 2022
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 .... Read more
Dorm room fire Safety
Thursday, September 1, 2022
• Look for fully sprinklered housing when choosing a dorm or off-campus housing.
• Make sure you can hear the building alarm system when you are in your dorm room. .... Read more
CFD Engines assist with House Fire
Tuesday, August 30, 2022
Both CFD Engines were alerted to the 1400 block of Springview Dr for a reported house fire. Company 17 units arrived with smoke showing from a single story residence. Company 1 units arrived and assisted .... Read more
Tower 1 assists with Building Fire
Monday, August 15, 2022
Tower 1 was sent with the remaining 1st alarm units to the 1600 block of Lincoln Way East for a reported Building Fire. Company 7 Chief's arrived finding fire showing from the roofline to the rear of the building .... Read more
Landing Zone
Wednesday, August 10, 2022
A busy day led into a busy afternoon for crews around the station. After multiple calls in the morning, Engine 1-1 started the afternoon off assisting Life Lion with an interfacility .... Read more
Garage Fire
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
On Tuesday August 9, shortly after noon the Chambersburg Fire Department was alerted for a reported garage fire in the 200 block of North Main Street. As the Fire Chief exited the station .... Read more
July HAAS Alerting System Report
Tuesday, August 9, 2022
Chambersburg Fire Department received their monthly report from HAAS Alert on the effectiveness of our Emergency alert system in our newest Engine. For the month of July 2022, 455 drivers were alerted of a Chambersburg Fire Department vehicle approaching .... Read more
House Fire
Thursday, August 8, 2022
At 1:15 P.M., the Chambersburg Fire Department was alerted to 300 block of Glen Street in the Borough of Chambersburg, for a reported house on fire. While units were responding, Franklin County 911 Center advised that multiple calls .... Read more
New portables provide added safety to FF's
Thursday, August 4, 2022
28 new portable radios were placed in service today by the department. These radios will replace our aging fleet of radios that were 15 years old and no longer able to be repaired. These radios provide many added .... Read more
Reported Building Fire
Thursday, July 30, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for a reported building fire. While units were responding, Franklin County DES advised of smoke coming from a cooler in the store.... Read more
Crews receive Clinical Save Award
Wednesday, July 29, 2022
FF/EMT Eric Houston and FF/EMT Charles Tatch received a Clinical Save Award today on behalf of the Emergency Health Services Federation and PA Dept of Health. This award is presented to EMS crews that resuscitate.... Read more
Small fire discovered in Sheffler Ave building
Tuesday, July 28, 2022
CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 1000 block of Sheffler Dr for a report of smoke in the building. DUty 1 arrived on scene during dispatch to find a large multi-use warehouse.... Read more
Smoke odor in an Apt Building
Sunday, July 24, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 100 block of South Main St. for an odor of smoke in an apartment building. Enroute, crews were advised that a tenant smelled smoke and had an alarm sounding .... Read more
Mulch Fire
Saturday, July 23, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-2 were sent to the 400 block of Gateway Ave for a mulch fire. Engine 1-1 arrived, finding a 10' by 10' area burning. Crews were able.... Read more
CFD Engine's assist on Mulch Fire
Thursday, July 21, 2022
As Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were clearing from an outside gas odor call in the 1000 block of Wayne Ave, Franklin County DES sent the 1st alarm assignment to the 1100 Block of Wayne Rd for a reported electrical.... Read more
Appliance Fire
Thursday, July 21, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 1400 block of Philadelphia Ave for a report of an appliance on fire in a nursing home. Asst. Chief 1 arrived immediately after dispatch.... Read more
2nd Annual CPD Splash Night
Wednesday, July 20, 2022
On duty staff were in attendance of the 2nd Annual Splash Night, hosted by Chambersburg Police Dept. The night had a great showing from the public and allowed.... Read more
Vehicle into the Building
Friday, July 1, 2022
HQ Station units and Asst. Chief 1 responded to the 700 block of Bassett Dr for a vehicle accident, with a vehicle into a building. Engine 1-1 arrived, finding a single vehicle up against the building.... Read more
LWW Dumpster Fire
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Both CFD Engine's were sent to the rear of 72 Lincoln Way West for a dumpster fire. Shortly after dispatch, Asst Chief 1 arrived, finding a small dumpster smoking. Engine 1-1..... Read more
CO Emergency at Kohls
Thursday, June 23, 2022
At 9:34 am, Penn State Health EMS department responded to 955 Norland Avenue, Kohls, for the report of an unconscious patient. That EMS unit arrived on the scene at 9:38 am.... Read more
Norland Ave Vehicle Accidents
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were out the door around 1339 hrs for a reported vehicle accident in the 600 block of Norland Ave. Units arrived, find two autos in the roadway..... Read more
Martina Dr House Fire
Wednesday, June 22, 2022
CFD and mutual aid units were sent just before shift change to the 400 block of Martina Dr for a reported house fire. Duty 1 arrived with smoking showing to the rear.... Read more
CFD assists on New Franklin Rd Fire
Monday, June 20, 2022
Both CFD Engine's were alerted for a reported House Fire on New Franklin Rd. Company 17 units arrived first finding fire on the exterior of the house. Both CFD engines arrived next,.... Read more
Vehicle Accident with possible entrapment
Monday, June 20, 2022
Company 1 units were sent shortly after shift change for a vehicle accident with possible entrapment. HQ station units arrived quickly and found there to be no entrapment..... Read more
Battery Fire in a Hotel
Saturday, June 18, 2022
CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for reported smoke inside a hotel. Crews investigated and found a cell phone battery that had caught fire and ignited some carpet. The fire was out upon arrival,.... Read more
Wayne Ave Vehicle Accident
Thursday, June 16, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Chief 1 responded to the 500 block of Wayne Ave for a two vehicle accident. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding two.... Read more
Stove Fire
Sunday, June 5, 2022
Chambersburg Units and mutual aid were alerted around 1335 hrs to the 200 block of West Queen Street for a possible house fire. FIrst arriving units found smoke coming from the front door of a house. Asst. Chief 1 found a pan on fire on the 1st floor. .... Read more
Outside Fire
Sunday, June 5, 2022
Both CFD Engine's were alerted to Wayne Ave, to the rear of Wendys for an unknown outside fire. Engine 1-2 arrived, and found a large brush pile on fire to the rear of a building on Sheller Ave. Crews extinguished the fire. Units were assisted .... Read more
King St & Hood St Vehicle Accident
Friday, June 3, 2022
Engine 1-1, along with Ambulance 106 and Ambulance 7-9 were sent to the intersection of King St and Hood St for a Vehicle Accident. Chief 1 arrived and found two autos, off the roadway. Engine 1-1 crew triaged patients and contained fluid leaks.... Read more
Reported House Fire
Friday, June 3, 2022
Company 1 and mutual aid units were alerted to the 400 block of W Queen St for a reported House Fire. Enroute, Communication advised a passerby reported a porch on the front of a house was on fire. Shortly after dispatch Chief 1 arrived.... Read more
Monthly HAAS Report
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
Chambersburg Fire Dept. received their monthly report from HAAS Alert on the effectiveness of our Emergency alert system in our newest Engine. For the month of May, 301 drivers were alerted of the Engine approaching them or them approaching the Engine on an emergency.... Read more
Carbon Monoxide in a residence
Tuesday, May 31, 2022
A call to HQ station prompted a response to Fifth Ave to investigate a Carbon Monoxide detector going off. Tower 1 with 2 responded to investigate and while speaking with the property owner the Carbon Monoxide meter began showing reading of CO.... Read more
S. Main St. Vehicle Accident
Monday, May 23, 2022
Units were sent to the 1000 block of S. Main St. this morning for a 2 vehicle accident. Asst. Chief 1 arrived, finding two autos off the roadway. Engine 1-1 arrived, blocking the scene and handling hazard control. Ambulance 1-9 and Ambulance 1-8 both handled patient care and... Read more
CFD talks with US Naval Sea Cadet Corp.
Sunday, May 22, 2022
Units from HQ station were out at the Marine Corp League parking lot discussing the job of a firefighter and the equipment we operate with cadets from the US Naval Sea Cadet Corp. The group even were able to see how... Read more
Vehicle Accident with Entrapment
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Company 1 units were sent around 1414 hrs for a vehicle accident with reported entrapment at the 1600 block of Orchard Dr. While units were responding, Franklin County 911 reported CPD on scene confirmed... Read more
Star of Life Award
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Chambersburg Fire Dept members Tony Albright and Scott McNew were present at the Pa State Capitol today being recognized with EMS providers from across the Commonwealth for achieving... Read more
Cub Scout Pack 128 tours HQ Fire Station
Tuesday, May 17, 2022
The on duty crew at HQ station had a group of special visitors. Cub Scout Pack 128 visited the station to tour the station, talk about fire safety and look at the fire apparatus. They also got to learn... Read more
EMS Week Proclamation
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Members of Chambersburg Fire Dept were in attendance at the Franklin County Commissioners meeting as they signed a proclamation making the week of May 15th through the 21st as EMS Week. This year's theme for EMS week is "EMS: Rising to the Challenge". EMS as a whole ... Read more
Special visitor to the "Southside"
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Tonight Firefighters McNew & Shatzer had a visit from a very special visitor. 1 year ago Easton suffered a critical medical event in which Firefighters Shatzer & McNew responded to, ultimately resuscitating little Easton. Today is Easton’s 1st Birthday and ... Read more
Small Outside Fire
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Company 1 units responded to the Borough's Electric Generating Plant on Sheffler Dr for a reported fire outside the building. Engine 1-1 arrived, meeting with Electric Dept staff, finding no active fire but smoke from one... Read more
Brush Fire
Tuesday, May 10, 2022
Engine 1-1 and ENgine 1-2 were sent to the 500 block of Gateway Ave for a Brush fire. Engine 1-1 arrived and found a mulch bed on fire... Read more
Nitterhouse Dr. Building Fire
Thursday, May 5, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to 1480 Nitterhouse Dr. for a reported building fire shortly before 1 PM. Communications advised enroute of a call from the establishment reporting a fire on... Read more
Cadet O'Donnell nears Graduation
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
New Chambersburg Firefighter, Trever O'Donnell, has spent his last week in the Fire Academy during live fire evolutions. This ensures these new firefighters are comfortable in... Read more
International Firefighters Day
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
May 4 is International Firefighters' Day. This special event memorializes a fatal event in which 5 volunteers from the Geelong West Fire Brigade in Australia lost their lives while.... Read more
Recognition on International Firefighters Day
Wednesday, May 4, 2022
On duty crews had several vitistors today recognizing our crews on International Firefighters Day. Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society of Shippensburg University and residents.... Read more
Stove Fire
Tuesday, May 3, 2022
As the evening rush hour set in around Chambersburg, CFD units and mutual aid were alerted to a reported House Fire in the 200 block of Larch Ave. Communications advised Chief 1 of a .... Read more
Engine 1-1 handles duck rescue
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 was alerted by Franklin County 911 for a non-emergency public service in the 200 block of Roland Ave. A neighbor called stating there were several baby ducks that had .... Read more
Tractor Trailer strikes bridge
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 500 block of Norland Ave. for a vehicle accident. Enroute, they were advised of a tractor trailer that struck the bridge and was stuck .... Read more
Lincoln Way Vehicle Accident
Monday, May 2, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the Intersection of Third St and Lincoln Way for a reported vehicle accident. Units arrived finding a vehicle that .... Read more
Main St Vehicle Accident
Sunday, May 1, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 500 block of S Main St. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding a vehicle had traveled the wrong way on Main St and striking a sign that.... Read more
First month with HAAS Alert system
Sunday, May 1, 2022
The month of April was the first full month for Engine 1-2 being in service and the HAAS Alert system being in operation. Every month a report is received to provide.... Read more