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

Current Statistics

As of 4/8/2024

2024
BLS Calls 1197
Fire Calls 311
                 
2023
BLS Calls 4,939
Fire Calls 1341
Fire Safety Inspections 672
Fire Drills 9
Station Tours 11
Public Education events 46
Attendance 4,973
Child Seat Installation 148
Smoke Alarm Installation          437
CO Alarm Installations 181
Total homes visited for alarms 127
Street Signs Provided 10
HAAS Alert Drivers Notified 32,221
                 
2023 Unit Totals
 HQ Ambulance 4,649
 Mck Ambulance 290
 Engine 1-1 796
 Engine 1-2 605
 Engine 1-4 30
 Tower 1 419
 Utility 1 4
 UTV 1 9

News

Crews handle overnight Apartment Fire

Saturday, June 1, 2024

Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 200 block of East Liberty St for a reported apartment building fire. While units were responding, Communications advised 5 people possibly trapped.... Click Here

South St Fire Alarm

Thursday, May 30, 2024

Engine 1-2, Ambulance 1-8 and Tower 1 were alerted to the 100 block of E. South St for a fire alarm in a multi-occupancy building. Engine 1-2 arrived with normal conditions.... Click Here

Busy day for CFD crews

Monday, May 28, 2024

Members of B Shift were kept busy with their Tuesday shift with multiple calls. Crews handled a variety of calls for service.... Click Here

New Council Members visit CFD

Monday, May 20, 2024

Members of CFD were visited by Council Members and Borough Staff as part of their facilities tour. New Council Members S. Coffman, Boden, Hare and Short .... Click Here

Train Car Fire

Friday, May 17, 2024

Just after 1100 hrs, both CFD Engines were sent to the 200 block of Mount Moriah St for a train fire. All CFD units arrived in the area as they were finishing dispatch and crews could not locate a train. Franklin County DES communicated with Norfolk .... Click Here

Crews handle HazMat response

Sunday, May 5, 2024

Members of Headquarters station took a phone call just after 2230 hrs for a report of a chemical spill in a commercial business in the 1000 block of Wayne Ave. Crews quickly responded, requesting Communications to start the assignment. CFD units arrived .... Click Here

3 CFD members graduate HACC Fire Academy

Friday, May 3, 2024

Members from CFD were on hand Friday Evening to watch the 3 newest members of the Chambersburg Fire Department graduate from the 71st HACC Fire Academy. They spent the evening reflecting on their accomplishments during the academy.... Click Here

Vehicle fire with entrapment

Friday, May 3, 2024

Both CFD Engines and Asst. Chief 1 were sent to the 1100 block of Sheller Ave for a reported vehicle fire with entrapment. En route, Communications advised of a working fire and the occupant to have been removed from the vehicle but injured. As crews were.... Click Here

Washington St Appliance Fire

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were out again, this time to the 200 block of East Washington Street for an appliance fire. Tower 1 arrived finding normal conditions from the exterior and crews began to investigate. Crews found a small fire on the stove and quickly.... Click Here

Deck Fire

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were alerted to the 1200 block of Progress Road for a reported multi-dwelling fire. En route, Communications advised of a deck on fire. Tower 1 arrived first and found a deck on the 3rd floor smoldering, believing the fire.... Click Here

Dumpster Fire

Monday, April 22, 2024

Both CFD Engine's were alerted to the unit block of West Liberty Street for a reported dumpster fire. Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-2 both arrived during dispatch to confirm a well involved fire.... Click Here

Busy Thursday for C Shift

Thursday, April 11, 2024

Engine 1-1 was dispatched to the 1000 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle fire to start their shift out. Enroute Communications advised of fire from a pick up truck. Chief 1 arrived during dispatch and advised.... Click Here

Lawn Mower Fire

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

Both CFD Engines were alerted to the 200 block of South Coldbrook Ave for a lawn mower fire just after 1030 hrs. Chief 1 arrived confirming a commercial lawn mower on fire. Engine 1-2 arrived.... Click Here

MacIntosh Way Stove Fire

Wednesday, April 1, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 400 block of MacInstosh Way for an appliance fire in an apartment building. Engine 1-2 arrived with smoke showing from the front of the building and stretched a.... Click Here

Kevin Elter Retirement

Monday, April 1, 2024

The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to wish Firefighter Kevin Elter a safe and healthy retirement. FF Elter worked his last shift on.... Click Here

CFD crews assist with Mountain Fire

Friday, March 29, 2024

Utility 1 and UTV 1 were dispatched to assist Pleasant Hall Fire Company on a cabin/mountain fire on Forge Hill Road and Path Road. Both units responded and on arrival were assigned by Command 11 to.... Click Here

Rustic Hill Dr. Basement Fire

Tuesday, March 26, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 800 block of Rustic Hill Dr for a reported house fire. Engine 1-2 arrived with normal conditions and the crew stretched a crosslay to the front door to begin investigating. Remaining CFD crews arrived and pulled.... Click Here

Tower assists on Electrical Fire

Thursday, March 21, 2024

Tower 1 was alerted as part of the first alarm assignment to the 1900 block of Lincoln Way East for a reported electrical fire. Tower 1 with 6 personnel arrived.... Click Here

Crews handle handle several calls Wednesday

Wednesday, March 20, 2024

Members of A Shift were kept busy Wednesday with several calls. Crews handled 7 fire responses along with 11 EMS responses throughout the shift..... Click Here

Reported Apt. Fire

Tuesday, March 19, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were alerted just before 1500 hrs to 382 Lincoln Way East for a reported smoke from a house. While units were still being dispatched Chief 1 arrived.... Click Here

Busy day for B Shift

Saturday, March 9, 2024

B Shift members were kept busy on Saturday with multiple runs through the shift. Crews handled multiple fire responses including 10 EMS calls through the shift. ... Click Here

Crews handle morning building fire

Friday, March 8, 2024

Just before 1000 hrs CFD units and mutual aid units were sent to the 1400 block of Nitterhouse Dr for a reported building fire. En route, Communications advised of fire in the dust collection system within the... Click Here

Thank you Providence Place Chambersburg

Friday, March 1, 2024

On duty CFD members were visited by staff and residents from Providence Place of Chambersburg with homemade cookies for the crews to enjoy. They visited for a while and thanked the crews for their commitment to the community and all the work they do.... Click Here

Tree brings down wires and pole

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Engine 1-2 was sent to the 500 block of Lortz Ave for wires down. Engine 1-2 arrived in the area and found a large tree that uprooted itself and fell. A utility pole was located at Lortz and Stanley Ct with significant damage bringing wires down in the roadway.... Click Here

CFD welcomes 3 new Firefighters

Monday, February 26, 2024

Monday evening at the Regular Council meeting CFD welcomed three new firefighters to its rank. New hires Benjamin Condran, Joseph Malandrucclo and Albert Vail were introduced and subsequently hired by Borough Council. These three new recruits .... Click Here

4th and Lincoln Way Vehicle Accident

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the intersection of 4th Street and Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident. Crews arrived to find two auto involved with one into a telephone pole. Crews secured both vehicles while evaluating the pole for any damage.... Click Here

Tower 1 assist St. Thomas with CO Incident

Saturday, February 24, 2024

Tower 1 was alerted to the 2600 block of Apple Way Rd in St. Thomas Twp to assist with a CO incident. Company 18 units were sent for a CO alarm and on arrival found 50 PPM of Co in the residence. The Tower was requested to evaluate the chimney. On arrival... Click Here

CFD handles vehicle accident with electrical hazard

Thursday, February 8, 2024

Engine 1-1 was alerted around 1537 hrs to the 1900 block of Ashley Dr for a fuel spill. En route, Communications updated to report it was a non-injury accident with a gasoline spill and resting against an electrical box. Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 were added.... Click Here

Lincoln Way disruption after multiple wires down

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were dispatched to the 100 block of Lincoln Way West for wires down. Crew arrived during dispatch to find several utility wires down after a commercial truck still had a boom deployed while driving. Borough Electric, Xfinity, and Brightspeed.... Click Here

Crews handle vehicle fire

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Both CFD Engine's were alerted to the 200 block of Apple Blossom Way for a vehicle fire. En route, Communications advised of a call reporting fire from the engine compartment. Asst. Chief 1 arrived confirming dispatch with both Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-2 just .... Click Here

B shift keeps busy with mutual aid fire and multiple other calls

Sunday, January 21, 2024

Members of B shift kept busy throughout the day with multiple calls, including a mutual aid fire. Ambulance 1-7 handled 10 calls, along with crews handling two fire alarms, an flooding call.... Click Here

Thursday brings multiple calls

Thursday, January 18, 2024

CFD crews were kept busy Thursday with multiple calls. Ambulance 1-7 handled 13 EMS calls throughout their shift while all CFD crews were kept busy with 5 other calls.... Click Here

Crews investigate smoke odor

Friday, January 12, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 800 block of Broad St for a report of smoke in an apartment building. During dispatch, Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived, finding an old school under construction with normal conditions from the outside. Crews from... Click Here

CFD assist on St. Thomas house fire

Thursday, January 11, 2024

Tower 1 and Engine 1-1 responded as part of the initial assignment for a house fire in the 8000 block of Edenville-Cheesetown Rd just after 1100 hrs. While en route, Chief 18 reported a column of smoke visible. First arriving units found fire throughout. Tower 1 arrived... Click Here

Smoke inside

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the uni-block of Kelhigh Dr for smoke in a residence. En route, crews were advised of burnt food that melted the floor and pan with a smoke condition throughout. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene with normal conditions from the outside. Engine 1-1... Click Here

Sixth St. House Fire

Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Just before 1 A.M., CFD units and mutual aid were alerted to the 200 block of South Sixth St. for a reported house fire. En route, Communications advised of a passerby reporting smoke from the home with smoke alarms sounding. Shortly after, Engine 1-4 arrived on scene... Click Here

Third St. House Fire

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 100 block of S. Third St for a reported house fire. En route, Communications advised calls reporting fire from the back of a house. Units arrived in the area, finding smoke but ... Click Here

Vehicle accident disrupts Norland Ave commute

Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Just before 0700 hrs CFD units were sent to the 400 block of Norland Ave for a vehicle accident with confinement. Asst. Chief 1 arrived finding two autos blocking the roadway. Crews found all occupants out of the vehicles. Two ... Click Here

CFD responds to several calls on Christmas Day

Monday, December 25, 2023

CFD crews working Christmas day were kept busy with several calls. Crews were sent at 1238 hrs to the unit block of South Main Street for flooding. Crews arrived to find water flowing out from the front of a... Click Here

CFD handles vehicle accident on Wayne

Thursday, December 21, 2023

CFD units were sent to the 100 block of Wayne Ave for a vehicle accident with reported entrapment. Communications began to receive multiple calls that reported a vehicle that struck a tractor trailer. Engine 1-2 arrived on scene and found the operator of the vehicle... Click Here

Multiple vehicle accident

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Just after units cleared from Norland Ave, Communications sent Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 to the 1100 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident. En route, units were advised of multiple vehicles involved. Ambulance 2-8 (Waynesboro EMS) was clearing from Chambersburg ... Click Here

2 vehicle accident on Norland

Wednesday, December 20, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 were sent to the intersection of Norland Ave and St. Paul Dr. for a 2 vehicle accident. Chief 1 arrived finding a t-bone accident with the roadway partially blocked. Ambulance 1-9 arrived and handled patient care of one of the occupants. Crews... Click Here

Fourth & Queen Vehicle Accident

Friday, December 15, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the intersection of Fourth St and Queen St for a vehicle accident. Units arrived, finding... Click Here

Vehicle strikes building

Thursday, December 14, 2023

As units were clearing from the vehicle accident, CPD was sent to the 700 block of South Coldbrook Ave for a non-injury vehicle accident into a building. Hearing the conditions of striking the... Click Here

Woodstock Road Vehicle Accident

Thursday, December 14, 2023

Shortly after shift change, members of D Shift were sent to Woodstock Road and Clinton Avenue for a vehicle accident. En route, Communications advised of one vehicle striking... Click Here

Odor of gas in a residence

Tuesday, December 12, 2023

CFD engines and Truck 42(Franklin Fire) were sent to the 300 block of Wayne Ave for an odor of gas inside. While en route, Communications advised of an odor of oil in the home. Engine 1-2 arrived with normal conditions... Click Here

Appliance Fire

Monday, December 11, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 100 block of Mill Rd for a reported appliance fire. Enroute, Communications advised of a fire in the stove. Engine 1-2, Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived, finding normal conditions... Click Here

Outside Gas

Wednesday, November 29, 2023

While Engine 1-2 and Tower 1 were handling a fire alarm, Engine 1-1 was sent to the 1400 block of Nitterhouse Dr for a report of an outside gas odor. Engine 1-1 arrived in the area and began investigating. Crews located a... Click Here

Cat Rescue

Tuesday, November 28, 2023

A phone call to HQ fire station prompted a response to the 300 block of Black Ave for a cat needing rescued. Engine 1-1 and Asst. Chief 1 responded non-emergency, where they located a cat that had slid down a 6 foot... Click Here

Afternoon crash on Lincoln Way

Monday, November 27, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 1100 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident. En route, Communications advised a transport van into a fuel truck. Asst. Chief 1 arrived confirming dispatch. Crews... Click Here

Medical call turns into Land Rescue

Wednesday, November 22, 2023

Ambulance 1-8 was sent to the 200 Block of West Washington Street for a medical call. As crews were arriving they were advised that the subject was down an embankment. Both Engines and the Tower were dispatched to... Click Here

Smoke in a commercial building

Sunday, November 19, 2023

Tower 1 was sent as part of the initial assignment to the 1700 block of Lincoln Way East (Co. 7 - Fayetteville) for reports of smoke in the building. First arriving units began investigating in the large building. Tower 1 arrived... Click Here

2nd Street Vehicle Accident

Friday, November 17, 2023

As on duty crews were finishing up a station tour, a crashing sound was heard nearby. As crews were going to investigate it, they were dispatched to the intersection of 2nd Street and King Street. Crews located one vehicle in.... Click Here

Property damage accident

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

While units were operating on Lincoln Way, Engine 1-2 was sent to the 900 block of Norland Ave, assisting the Police Dept with a property damage accident. Communications advised that a vehicle had struck the.... Click Here

CO in an apartment Building

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 were sent to the 500 block of Lincoln Way East for a CO activation. Enroute, Communications advised the building owner reporting a CO alarm activating in the basement. Units arrived and began.... Click Here

CO in a residence

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Engine 1-2, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 300 block of South Fourth St for a CO Activation. Units arrived and met with the occupants reporting their CO alarm activating in the kitchen area. Crews entered the residence with meters and found readings of 50 PPM.... Click Here

Fire Alarm upgraded to smoke inside

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Engine 1-1, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the unit block of Lincoln Way West for a fire alarm. Units arrived and began to investigate the source of the alarm. While investigated, crews located smoke in the back stairwell. Engine 1-2 and Engine 13-2 were requested.... Click Here

CFD hosts 2nd Man vs Machine

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Members of Chambersburg Fire Dept, Letterkenny Fire Dept and Marion Fire Co, participated in the second offering of Man vs Machine class the department offered. Crews covered multiple different methods on certain rescue situations. Multiple scenarios.... Click Here

Reported Smoke Inside

Wednesday, October 25, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the unit block of Glen St. for a report of smoke inside an apartment building. Units from HQ station arrived shortly after dispatch finding normal conditions from the outside. Crews began to investigate the report from a neighbor stating smoke .... Click Here

Park Ave Vehicle Fire

Tuesday, October 24, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-2 were sent to the 200 block of Park Ave for a reported vehicle fire. Engine 1-1 arrived and located a passenger car with a small fire in the engine compartment. Crews deployed the bumper line.... Click Here

Reported Explosion

Monday, October 23, 2023

Company 1 units and mutual aid were alerted to the 600 block of Hollywell Ave for a reported explosion. Enroute, Communications advised of a reported explosion in the basement and were unsure what happened. Engine 1-2.... Click Here

Tower 1 assists with Electrical Fire

Saturday, October 21, 2023

Tower 1 was alerted as part of the initial assignment for a reported electrical fire in a mobile home on Mikey Inn Road. Station 4's engine arrived, locating a small fire in an outlet. Tower 1 arrived and assisted with overhaul. The .... Click Here

Vehicle Accident closes Route 30

Friday, October 20, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 400 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident, into a pole. Units arrived to find a box truck into a utility pole with wires down across the roadway. Engine 1-2 was.... Click Here

Dual flyout from Balcony Collapse

Thursday, October 19, 2023

CFD units were alerted to the 100 block of Kennedy Street for a reported balcony collapse. Engine 1-1 and Tower 1 arrived, finding two patients that fell from a second story balcony. Two air-medical units were requested.... Click Here

Benjamin Chambers Fire Prevention

Thursday, October 19, 2023

Members of D Shift were on hand at Benjamin Chambers Elementary today to talk with the school about fire safety. The students learned about fire safety, especially being safe in the kitchen and cooking.... Click Here

Vehicle accident involving a bus

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 300 block of E. Liberty St for a vehicle accident. While enroute, Communications advised of two vehicles, one being a school bus. Units arrived and began assessing... Click Here

Reported House Fire

Thursday, October 12, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 500 block of E. King St for a reported house fire. Chief 46 (Franklin Fire Co) arrived during dispatch to find normal conditions from the exterior. Asst. Chief 1 arrived confirming... Click Here

CFD visits Andrew Buchanan Elementary

Thursday, October 12, 2023

Members of A Shift visited Andrew Buchanan Elementary today to teach them about fire safety. After talking about fire safety, some of the students were able to come out and look at the fire trucks and learn a little... Click Here

CFD completes Man vs Machine class

Wednesday, October 11, 2023

Members of CFD, along with members of Letterkenny Fire Dept, participated in one of two Man vs Machine classes being held at CFD. This course is being taught by instructors from PL Vulcan Fire Training on techniques... Click Here

Fire Prevention Week - "Cooking Safety starts with You"

Sunday, October 8, 2023 - Saturday, October 14, 2023

he Chambersburg Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention WeekTM (FPW) for more than 100 years — to promote ... Click Here

Vehicle accident stops Orchard Dr traffic

Thursday, October 5, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent just after 1400 hrs to the intersection of Orchard Drive and Wayne Ave for a vehicle accident. Ambulance 1-8 arrived and found two vehicles, on Orchard Dr., blocking traffic... Click Here

Reported Apartment fire

Tuesday, October 3, 2023

Just after 1800 hrs, CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 100 block of South Fourth St, for a reported apartment fire with entrapment. While enroute Communications advised of multiple calls reporting a fire... Click Here

Electrical odor in a warehouse

Tuesday, September 26, 2023

FD units responding to the 1100 block of Sheffler Dr for an odor investigation. Crews arrived on scene and met with employees advising of a strange odor coming from the server room. Crews located an overheated... Click Here

Odor Investigation

Monday, September 25, 2023

Company 1 units were sent to the 100 block of South 3rd St for an investigation of an odor. Crews arrived and investigated the basement area. Occupants reported smelling gas after having an alarm go off in... Click Here

Odor of Gas

Monday, September 25, 2023

CFD units were sent to the 400 block of South Main St for a report of an odor of gas in an apartment. Engine 1-2 arrived and laid from a hydrant to have a water supply. ... Click Here

Rear-end collision on Lincoln Way

Monday, September 18, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Asst. Chief 1 responded to the 800 block of Lincoln Way East for a vehicle accident. Units arrived finding two autos, one rear-ended into another. Engine 1-2 assessed... Click Here

Vehicle strikes a bridge

Monday, September 18, 2023

Engine 1-2 responded to the 300 block of East Catherine Street for wires down in the roadway. Engine 1-2 and Chief 1 arrived, finding a wire in the road and a large vehicle beyond the bridge. It was found the vehicle had attempted to go under the bridge, although... Click Here

Carbon Monoxide in a House

Monday, September 18, 2023

CFD units were sent to the unit block of Rachel Drive for a CO activation. Units arrived and began to investigate. Crews found 60 PPM of CO at the front door. Crews discovered the source to be an unlit pilot light. Crews ventilated the residence and secured the pilot light. Once... Click Here

Lincoln Way West Vehicle Accident

Thursday, September 14, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-7 were sent to the unit block of Lincoln Way West for a vehicle accident. Shortly after dispatch, units arrived to find a passenger car into the rear of a tractor trailer. Ambulance 1-7 handled patient care while Engine 1-1 crew stabilized the vehicle and cleared... Click Here

Building Fire

Monday, September 11, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were dispatched to the 600 block of Lincoln Way West for a building fire. Shortly after dispatch, Asst Chief 1 and Engine 1-1 arrived, finding smoke showing from Side A. Engine 1-1 crew advanced a handline in the front door to find fire in ... Click Here

Walker Rd Vehicle Accident

Thursday, September 7, 2023

Engine 1-1 was sent with an Ambulance from Fayetteville EMS were sent to the 100 block of Walker Road for an injured person from a vehicle accident. Engine 1-1 arrived on scene and found one occupant still inside the vehicle and confined. Engine 1-1 stabilized... Click Here

Motorcycle Accident

Wednesday, September 6, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-7 were sent to the area of Rutters on Main Street for a vehicle accident involving a motorcycle. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding one motorcycle into a passenger car on Orchard Dr, just off Main St. Ambulance 1-7 arrived... Click Here

McKinley St Vehicle Accident

Tuesday, September 5, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Marion EMS were sent to the interaction of McKinley St and Cleveland Ave for a vehicle accident. Engine 1-2 arrived immediately to find 2 vehicles, partially blocking the roadway. During their size-up Engine 1-2... Click Here

Little Trojan Night

Friday, September 1, 2023

Members of D Shift, along with members of CPD, were on hand at Trojan Stadium to assist with Little Trojan Night. Youth football and cheerleading groups from the area were on hand to exit the tunnel with the CASHS football team. Members assisted... Click Here

Vehicle into a building

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-7 were sent to the 1900 block of Scotland Ave for a vehicle accident into a building. Asst. Chief 1 arrived and found one vehicle against the building. Crews investigated, finding no injuries and minimal... Click Here

Wayne Ave Vehicle Accident

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

Engine 1-2 was alerted to the 1000 block of Wayne Ave for a vehicle accident. The Engine arrived to find 2 autos, with all lanes blocked. Crews assisted with securing both vehicles and assessing the occupants prior to EMS... Click Here

Vehicle strikes parked car

Monday, August 28, 2023

Company 1 units were sent shortly after 9 for a reported vehicle accident with entrapment. Engine 1-2 arrived, finding one vehicle that struck a parked car. Engine 1-2 confirmed no entrapment and Engine 1-1 and the Tower were placed... Click Here

Truck takes down wires

Monday, August 28, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the 800 block of Cleveland Ave for wires down. Units arrived to find two power wires hanging low after an apparent strike to a pole. Bystanders witnessed a large truck that was leaving... Click Here

Reported House Fire

Tuesday, August 23, 2023

CFD units and mutual aid were sent to the 100 block of Green Meadow Ln for a reported house fire. Asst. Chief 1 and Duty 1 arrived shortly after dispatch finding normal conditions on the exterior. Engine 1-1 arrived and dropped a supply line and stretched a crosslay to the front... Click Here

CFD assists with skydiving accident

Saturday, August 19, 2023

Ambulance 1-8 was sent with units from Franklin Fire Co. (Station 4) for a land rescue in the 2200 block of Philadelphia Ave. Units arrived and advised of a skydiving accident with the subject located along the railroad tracks. Command 44 requested UTV 1 to assist... Click Here

Norland Ave Accident

Thursday, August 17, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were sent to the intersection of Norland Ave and St. Paul Dr for a vehicle accident. Asst. Chief 1 arrived, finding two autos blocking west bound traffic. Ambulance 1-8 arrived and began assessing occupants. Engine 1-1 arrived and began controlling... Click Here

Abandoned vehicle Fire

Saturday, August 12, 2023

While crews were participating at the Healthy Family Fun Day event, Engine 1-1 and Engine 1-2 were sent to the Pine Woods Park for a vehicle fire. Units arrived to find a burnt out vehicle that had been abandoned. The fire was out prior to arrival, but was still smoldering as well as... Click Here

Healthy Family Fun Day

Saturday, August 12, 2023

Members of CFD participated in the Healthy Family Fun Day at the Mike Water Park. Crews were on hand to talk fire safety and show off the fire apparatus. We appreciate the invitation to this event and greatly appreciate... Click Here

Wires Down

Monday, August 7, 2023

While units were operated at College and Edgar, Communications advised of a wire across the road in the 1500 block of Philadelphia Ave. Engine 1-2 cleared that call and responded, finding a wire across the roadway, blocking traffic. Engine 1-2 secured the area... Click Here

Tree down causes vehicle accident

Monday, August 7, 2023

As storms rolled through the Chambersburg area, CFD units were alerted for a land rescue at the intersection of Edgar Ave and College Ave. As units were responding, information was provided of a tree down on a vehicle with people inside, with a vehicle accident... Click Here

Engine 1-1 assists on House Fire

Sunday, August 6, 2023

Shortly after 0700 hrs. Engine 1-1 was alerted to assist Franklin Fire Co. (Station 4) with a working house fire. Engine 1-1 and Deputy Chief 1 responded with 8, arriving as the second due engine. Engine 1-1 driver laid a supply line to establish a water supply, while... Click Here

Smoke Inside

Saturday, August 5, 2023

Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 400 block of 5th Ave for smoke inside an industrial building. Engine 1-1 arrived on scene and met with facility staff to begin their investigation. Crews located a small fire that was traveling up the inside of the rear wall... Click Here

National Night Out

Friday, August 4, 2023

Members of CFD had visitors from the Coyle Free Library Summer Program stop at HQ station for a tour and learning some fire safety. Thank you for having our department as part of your visits for your summer program and allowing us to show you the fire station... Click Here

National Night Out

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Members of A Shift and Chief 1 assisted with the National Night Out at Memorial Park. Crews interacted with community members, showed off our fire trucks and handed out some goodies to everyone. We greatly appreciate the invitation from CPD to partake in... Click Here

Water Donation

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Chambersburg Firefighters received a special water donation today. The King Street Church stopped by and delivered 200 bottles of water, each individually decorated. The Bible School program did this service project to give to local first responders. We graciously... Click Here

Norland Ave Mulch Fire

Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Both CFD Engine's were sent to the 900 block of Norland Ave for a mulch fire. Engine 1-1 arrived on scene finding a 4 foot by 20 foot area smoldering. Crews wet down the area and overhauled it to ensure no hidden fires. Engine 1-2 was placed in service prior to arriving... Click Here

Queen St Vehicle Accident

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Just before 11 Chief 1 came upon a three vehicle accident at the intersection of Queen St and 4th St. Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 arrived and began to assess all the occupants and clean up debris. Ambulance 1-9 transported one occupant to the hospital and Engine 1-1... Click Here

LUCAS Devices placed in service

Thursday, July 27, 2023

Chambersburg Fire Department was gracious enough to be awarded a grant through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Act 10 EMS grant. This grant allowed the department to obtain 2 LUCAS devices. These devices act as another set of hands for our crews... Click Here

CFD Engines assist St. Thomas on House Fire

Tuesday, July 25, 2023

CFD Engines 1-1 and 1-2 were alerted to the 100 block of Pioneer Dr in St. Thomas Twp for a house fire. First arriving units found fire in a garage, extending into the house. Engine 1-1 crew and Chief 1 assisted with fire attack and opening up finding concealed fire. Crews operated... Click Here

Industrial Accident

Monday, July 24, 2023

CFD units and Squad 41 were sent just before 11 to the 400 block of 5th Ave for an industrial accident. Ambulance 1-9 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived during dispatch and directed in by staff to the patient. Crews located the patient trapped between a rail cart and conveyor belt. Crews from CFD ... Click Here

CFD assists on Fayetteville Fire

Sunday, July 23, 2023

Both CFD engines responded to the 400 block of West Main St. in Fayetteville for a working house fire. Chief 1 arrived on scene first, finding fire from the basement windows. Chief 1 was assigned the fire attack officer and the crew from Engine 1-1 assisted with fire attack. Crews... Click Here

Fire reported Out

Wednesday, July 12, 2023

CFD units and Truck 42 were alerted to the 500 block of Kraiss Ave for a house fire reported out. Enroute units were advised of a fire in a trash can outside that they believed was out. Asst. Chief 1 and Engine 1-2 arrived on scene with normal conditions. Crews met ... Click Here

Dumpster Fire

Tuesday, July 11, 2023

Engine 1-2 and Engine 1-1 were sent to the 2800 block of Orchard Drive for a reported dumpster fire. Engine 1-2 arrived and confirmed a fire in the dumpster and began to extinguish it. Crews were able to extinguish the fire before any damage to the dumpster or extension... Click Here

Fireworks Stand-by

Tuesday, July 4, 2023

Engine 1-4 and UTV 1 were on hand at the Memorial Park for the annual 4th of July fireworks display. Crews were in place by the display to provide fire protection if needed.... Click Here

Commerce St. Vehicle Accident

Monday, July 3, 2023

Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-9 were sent to the 400 block of Commerce St for a vehicle accident. Asst. Chief 1 and Ambulance 1-9 arrived to find one auto off the road. Crews began assessing patients and requested an additional BLS unit and 2 ALS units. Engine 1-1 assisted..... Click Here