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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

Captain Pryor Recognized
Thursday, January 19, 2023
Captain Randall Pryor was presented a certificate of appreciation recently from Shippensburg Fire Chief Randy O'Donnell. Captain Pryor came upon a pedestrian accident on Sept. 27th, 2022, while off duty. Captain Pryor and several others jumped into action and assisted in lifting a vehicle off the pedestrian to prevent.... Read more
Ambulance 1-7 Goes In Service
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
The newest ambulance to the CFD fleet went into service, Tuesday January 17th. The 2022 Ford F550/Horton Type 1 Ambulance arrived in Chambersburg the week before and was prepared and licensed, ready to protect the Chambersburg community today. This Ambulance, almost identical to.... Read more
Afternoon Vehicle Fire
Friday, January 13, 2023
Both CFD Engine's were out the door this afternoon for a reported vehicle fire on Stouffer Ave. Engine 1-2 arrived in the area and found the vehicle with no smoke or flames visible. Crews investigated and found no active fire. It was determined that a malfunctioning electrical component was failing and catching fire. Fortunately the occupant disconnected the battery and save.... Read more
Tower 1 Assist With Grill Fire
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Tower 1 was sent to assist Company 7 (Fayetteville) for a reported grill fire in a commercial restaurant. Chief 7 arrived on scene right after dispatch and began to investigate. Tower 1 with 5 arrived first and Chief 7 assigned the crew to investigate and locate the fire. Crews began.... Read more
Grandview Ave Building Fire
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Company 1 units and mutual aid were out the door first thing for a reported building fire on the first block of Grandview Ave. Chief 1 and Asst. Chief 1 both arrived during dispatch to find smoke coming from the building. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived and crews forced entry.... Read more
Power Outage Causes Alarm
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
A brief power outage on the south end of the Borough activated a fire alarm on the 1500 block of Orchard Dr. Engine 1-2, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent for an unknown location of a fire alarm. Asst. Chief 1 arrived with normal conditions from the outside. Met with the occupants that advised of the power outage.... Read more
Fire Alarm Upgrade To Smoke In The Building
Friday, January 6, 2023
HQ station units were sent to the 200 block of Walker Road for a fire alarm in a hotel. While enroute, Franklin County 911 advised a call from the hotel now reporting smoke in the laundry room, which upgraded the assignment to Engine 1-2 and mutual aid units. Units arrived with normal conditions from the outside and Captain 1-4 found smoke in the.... Read more
Electrical Odor
Friday, January 6, 2023
HQ station received a call on station from employees at Target, reporting an odor of something burning within the building. Units responded and investigated through the store and the roof area, not being able to locate the odor.... Read more
Warden Retirement
Thursday, January 5, 2023
The on duty crew today celebrated Firefighter Marshall Warden on his recent retirement from the Chambersburg Fire Dept. Marshall has worked for CFD for 15 years as a Firefighter and fortunately we will not be losing him, as he has transitioned into... Read more
Pedestrians Struck
Thursday, January 5, 2023
Engine 1-2 and MICU 103 were alerted to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for a report pedestrian struck. Engine 1-2, Chief 1 and Asst. Chief 1 was responding and Franklin County 911 advised of 2 people being struck in the roadway. Chief 1 requested... Read more
Bathroom Fan Fire
Sunday, January 1, 2023
Tower 1 responded in the early morning hours of the new year to Letterkenny Township (Company 11) for a fire reported out. The tower arrived and assisted Pleasant Hall and Letterkenny Fire Dept crews with... Read more
Dumpster Fire To End The Year
Saturday, December 31, 2022
Both CFD Engines were out just before midnight for a reported Dumpster fire to the rear of a business in the 100 block of South Main St. Engine 1-1 arrived with a dumpster on fire and.... Read more
Cambridge Ln. House Fire
Friday, December 30, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to Cambridge Lane for a reported house fire. While enroute Franklin County 911 advised they were receiving multiple calls of fire and smoke.... Read more
Thank You
Friday, December 23, 2022
The members of the Chambersburg Fire Dept would like to thank everyone that has stopped by over the last couple weeks, that have dropped off ..... Read more
Fatal House Fire – 79 Brumbaugh Avenue
Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Around 10:40 P.M, a police officer from the Chambersburg Police Department was on patrol in the 400 block of Stouffer Avenue when they noticed smoke in the area and found a garage on fire around the 100 block of Brumbaugh Avenue..... Read more
Visit from Lifehouse Church
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
On duty crews were visited today by members of the Lifehouse Church. They stopped by to thank the crews for the work they do and to drop off cookies and coffee..... Read more
Odor of gas in a residence
Monday, December 12, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 700 block of Norland Ave for an odor of gas in a residence. The caller reported having a furnace malfunction, smelling gas and beginning to feel ill..... Read more
Thank you Cumberland Valley Business Alliance
Friday, December 9, 2022
CFD received a visit from members of the Cumberland Valley Business Alliance today thanking first responders across Franklin County ..... Read more
Fire alarm activation finds CO emergency
Thursday, December 8, 2022
HQ station units were sent to the 900 block of Norland Ave for a fire alarm activation. Ambulance 1-8 arrived on scene, found normal conditions and the building evacuated ..... Read more
Stouffer Ave MVA
Monday, December 5, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-9 were sent to the 1000 block of Stouffer Ave for a vehicle accident. Units arrived to find 2 autos with the roadway partially blocked ..... Read more
Cat Rescue
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Tower 1 were sent to the 600 block of Orchard Drive for a non-emergency public service. Enroute they were advised that the caller reported their cat had crawled..... Read more
Odor in a Business
Sunday, December 4, 2022
Company 1 units were out again to Wilson College. Crews were alerted to the unit block of Gall Way for an odor of something burning in a building. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived..... Read more
Smoke in the Building
Saturday, December 3, 2022
HQ station units were sent to the unit block of Gall Way on Wilson College campus for a fire alarm. On arrival, crews found a smoke condition in the building..... Read more
Vehicle Accident
Saturday, December 3, 2022
Engine 1-1 responded to a vehicle accident in the 900 block of Scotland Ave. Engine 1-1 had just cleared a medical call in the area and was able to arrive quickly..... Read more
Andrew Buchanan Landing Zone
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Engine 1-2, Ambulance 1-7 and Chief 1 responded to Andrew Buchanan Elementary to establish a secondary landing zone for the Hospital. Engine 1-2 arrived ..... Read more
Main St. crash with one confined
Sunday, November 27, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to Main Street and Derbyshire for a vehicle accident with confinement. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding two autos, with one on its side ..... Read more
Stove Fire
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the Towers at Falling Spring for a reported stove fire. Engine 1-1 arrived and secured the standpipe connections while the crew ..... Read more
Smoke in an apartment building
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Units from Company 1 and mutual aid were alerted to the first block of Lincoln Way West for a report of smoke in an apartment building. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived ..... Read more
Gas odor in a business
Wednesday, November 23, 2022
Company 1 units were sent to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for a report of an odor of gas in a business. Units arrived and checked the business and those enar it with no odor..... Read more
Elevator Rescue
Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 responded to the unit block of North Main St for an elevator rescue. Crews arrived and confirmed occupants were stuck in one..... Read more
Tower 1 assists with smoke in a building
Monday, November 21, 2022
Tower 1 was sent along with the remainder of the first alarm assignment to the 100 block of Pine Grove Road in Company 7's first due for smoke in a building..... Read more
Crews handle explosion during 1st snow
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
As most of Franklin County was receiving its first snow of the season, Company 1 was out for a report of explosion in the 1100 block of South Main St. Engine 1-2 arrived ..... Read more
S. Main St vehicle accident
Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 1100 block of S. Main St for a one vehicle accident. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding a single vehicle that had ran ..... Read more
Main St & Industrial Dr MVA
Friday, November 04, 2022
Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-9 were alerted for a MVA. Enroute, crews were advised that PD was reporting an accident while on a traffic stop. Engine 1-2 arrived ..... Read more
Appliance Fire
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
HQ units were sent to McDonalds for a fire alarm. As units were arriving they found a smoke condition and an appliance that had been on fire but extinguished by the hood system ..... Read more
Tower 1 assists on Building Fire
Tuesday, November 1, 2022
Tower 1 responded to the 1000 block of Superior Ave for a reported building fire as part of the 44-13 assignment. The Tower arrived and was assigned by Command 44 ..... Read more