Willow Street Fire Company

GIFT BASKET BINGO!!!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014  Willow Street Fire Company will be holding a gift basket bingo on October 25th starting at 6 pm.  Doors will open at 4:30; Please tell your family, your friends and anyone else that might be interested in some great bingo action!!!!  Come out and have some fun and support your local firefighters!! 

Please see the attached flyer for information!

   


 

FOURTH ANNUAL 9/11 MEMORIAL STAIR CLIMB

Sunday, September 14, 2014  This morning eight members and some family members travelled to Clipper Magazine Stadium for the 2014 Lancaster 9/11 Stair Climb, honoring the New York City firefighters who died following the terrorist attacks on Sept 11, 2001.

This is the fourth annual Stair Climb held here with 242 people participating, up from 197 last year.  Each participant climbs the equivalent of 110 stories, the height of the World Trade Center Towers.

The event this year raised more than $8,000 for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

The climb began at 9:15 a.m., and the last person completed the climb at around 11 a.m. Participants stopped twice, at 9:59 and 10:28, to commemorate the time each tower collapsed.

Each participant carried a photo of one of the firefighters who died.

     
PHOTOS BY AMY EBERSOLE

PHOTOS BY AMY EBERSOLE



 

MEMBERS ATTEND APPRECIATION DROP IN FOR BILL "POP" TUCKER AT QFD

Saturday, September 13, 2014  Quarryville Fire hosted an appreciation for Firefighter/Life Member Bill "Pop" Tucker this morning.  Pop has been a very active member of Quarryville for many years and we could always expect to see him chauffering one of QFD's rigs to fires.  Bill is currently fighting leukemia and has been sidelined from fire fighting so that he can focus on battling this terrible disease. 

We were happy to be able to wish him well in his fight and thank him for his many selfless years of service. 

     
PHOTOS BY TOM AMICO

PHOTOS BY TOM AMICO



 

RESCUE ASSISTS 89

Wednesday, September 3, 2014  This morning at 06:42 the Rescue was dispatched as part of the first alarm assignment to 1 Joy Ln in Fulton Township assisting Robert Fulton with a reported house fire.  The same assignment had gone out the night before after a lightning strike and companies cleared out an area on that alarm.  On this run the area involved was in a slightly different location.  The Rescue assisted on scene for a short time providing help where needed.

     
PHOTOS BY SPICE

PHOTOS BY SPICE

TRUCK 57 SIDE DELTA

TRUCK 57 SIDE DELTA



 

TOWER GOES TO HIGHVILLE

PHOTO COURTESY OF STA 90

PHOTO COURTESY OF STA 90

Wednesday, August 27, 2014  This evening the tower was dispatched as part of the 1st alarm assisting Blue Rock Fire with a reported building at the County landfill on River Rd.  Chief 903 Ditzler arrived with a large pile of wood approximately 75x100 fully involved with machinery also involved.  The Tower arrived and staged for a time and then was assigned to go into master stream operations to assist in darkening down the large pile.  The crew was on scene for several hours before being released.

   


 

AMKUS DEMO AT LAMPETER

Tuesday, August 26, 2014  This evening members traveled to Lampeter for some Vehicle Rescue training and to meet with our local Amkus vendor to look at a new small simo pump that they offer.  Both companies got a chance to work with the new pump and this also gave a chance for some of the newer members to get some hands on tool time.  Thanks to Fire Rescue Products for the demo.

     
PHOTOS BY SPICE

PHOTOS BY SPICE



 

CAR FIRE IN PROVIDENCE TWP

Thursday, August 21, 2014  This morning at 0020 hours the Company was dispatched to Pennsy Rd at Rawlinsville Rd for a vehicle fire.  Engine 502 responded and was advised of multiple calls reporting a well involved vehicle with no one around.  The Engine arrived confirming the report of a fully involved vehicle and the fire was working up a steep embankment next to the car.  The Engine crew made a good quick knockdown and Rescue/Engine 501 arrived next deploying the Pro-Pak to finish mop up.  At the time of the call Pennsylvania State Police were investigating why the vehicle was left where it was with no one around.

     
SCREENSHOTS BY SPICE

SCREENSHOTS BY SPICE



 

BARN FIRE ASSIST TO RAWLINSVILLE

Tuesday, August 19, 2014  This morning at just before 0900 hours the Rescue was dispatched on the first alarm assignment assisting Rawlinsville on a barn fire.  Deputy 58 (Fuhrman) arrived witha 75 x 100 barn well off and requested additional tankers to the scene.  Rescue 50 arrived third due behind Tanker 58 and Truck 57 and immediately the crew went interior on the alpha delta corner to stop the fire spread.  The crew worked with 57 to open up the wall and prevent the fire from extending any further.  58 utilized a 2.5 inch line to knock the main body of fire down and everyone worked together to save half of the structure.  The Rescue was on scene for a little over an hour. 

Later in the morning Engine 2 and the Tower were dispatched to assist Lampeter on a house fire at 1940 Pioneer Rd.  The 50 units were held a reduced rate as 54 units arrived with the fire out and a minor smoke condition caused by an electrical fire at the outside air conditioning unit.  Units were available within the half hour.

     
TOM AMICO PHOTOS

TOM AMICO PHOTOS



 

CRASH ASSIST TO 54

Thursday, August 7, 2014  This afternoon at 1446 hours the Rescue was dispatched to assist 54 on a vehicle accident at the intersection of Lampeter Rd and Pioneer Rd.  Units arrived to find the crash at Pioneer Rd and Hitching Post Ln with an SUV into a tree.  Rescue 50 was on scene for a short time before clearing.

     
TOM AMICO PHOTOS

TOM AMICO PHOTOS



 

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT 2014

Tuesday, August 5, 2014  National Night Out was held again this year at the Lampeter Fair Grounds.  Members travelled over to the fairgrounds along with numerous other emergency service organizations for a night of mingling with the community we serve.  Good food and good music was on hand as well as numerous displays.  Some of our members even tried out the mechanical bull (including Louie!)  The night was concluded with a fireworks display for the attendees.  Kudos go out to Officer Dave Covey and the West Lampeter Township Police Department for putting together another outstanding night out!!

     
TOM AMICO PHOTOS

TOM AMICO PHOTOS



 
 
 

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