Willow Street Fire Company

TRUCK 50 IS FOR SALE

Tuesday, March 11, 2014  1987 Pierce Arrow 110' platform refurbished by Pierce in 2002 to include enclosed cab, upgraded front axle and tires, removal and update of aerial including new platform bucket.

Seating for 6 personnel

Current mileage of just under 30,000 miles

8 V92 Detroit Diesel 475 HP engine

1500 GPM Waterous pump

250 gallon water tank

2 preconnected 1 3/4 " crosslays

Capable of carrying 500' of 5 " supply line (hose not included)

Capable of carrying 700' of 3 " hose (hose not included)

6 KW Onan generator

Breathing air for 2 personnel in platform

Intercom system between turntable and bucket

4 metal halide body mounted lights

2 quartz lights mounted on aerial bucket

Body mounted cord reel

Over 150' ground ladders

Upper warning lights all Code 3 rotators/lower warning lights upgraded to all LED

The asking price is negotiable based on the current market of like aged and serviced vehicles.

If interested contact the firehouse at 717-464-4622 and leave a message for the Fire Chief.


 

     



 

SMALL BARN FIRE IN PROVIDENCE

Sunday, April 13, 2014  At 1700 hours company 50 and surrounding units were dispatched to 574 Pennsy Rd for a reported barn fire.  Assistant 50 (Rhineer Jr) arrived with a 40x20 barn well involved in fire.  Engines 60 and 502 arrived and attacked the fire with multiple lines while other units from 57, 59 and 58 provided additional crews to help pull the remnants of the structure apart and overhaul the area.  Units remained on scene for just under 2 hours.  Thanks to Lampeter and Gordonville for standing by in our quarters while we on this fire.

     
PHOTOS BY TOM AMICO

PHOTOS BY TOM AMICO



 

REPORTED DWELLING IN THE FIRST DUE

Thursday, April 10, 2014  At 1237 County Communications dispatched the first alarm assignment to 21 Mount Airy Rd for the reported dwelling.  Assistant 59 (Hicks) arrived and reported the fire to be out and the the incident was scaled back to 50 and 59.  The fire was determined to have started after a juvenile was lighting ants on fire and accidently caught the front of the garage.  Luckily the fire was quickly extinguished by mom before it could spread.

     



 

CRASH ASSIST TO 54

Tuesday, April 8, 2014  This evening at 1743 hours the Rescue was dispatched along with 54 to Wheatland School Rd at Pioneer Rd for an auto accident.  54 units arrived to find a 2 car crash with minor injuries.  The Rescue crew assisted with clean up of the scene. 

     



 

CRASH ASSIST TO 60

Saturday, April 5, 2014  This morning at 01:55 hours the Rescue was dispatched to assist West Willow on an accident with reported entrapment and fire at 454 Baumgardner Rd in Pequea Township.  Chief 60 (J Topper) arrived and reported no fire but confirmed a single pickup truck into a creek with the male occupant still in the vehicle.  The Rescue arrived behind Engine 60 and assisted in removing the occupant from the vehicle.  He was freed in about 10 minutes.  The Rescue cleared a short time later. 

     
TOM AMICO PHOTOS

TOM AMICO PHOTOS



 

CONGRATULATIONS TO LT MATT LYNCH

Friday, April 4, 2014  The membership of Willow Street Fire Company would like to congratulate Lt. Matt Lynch on his hiring to the Jame's Island Fire Department in South Carolina.  Lt Lynch had been applying at different Fire Departments for a few years and got the call this past week that he was hired by Jame's Island.  He will be leaving us next Friday and starting the North Charleston Fire Academy which will last 9 weeks. 

We wish Matt well in his new endeavor and look forward to seeing him in the future when he comes back to visit us!!

Good luck!!!!!!

     



 

CRASH ON THE PIKE

ZACH RACE PHOTO

ZACH RACE PHOTO

Tuesday, March 25, 2014  This evening at 1738 hours County Communications dispatched the West Lampeter Companies to Willow Street Pike at Mylin Ave for an auto accident.  Companies arrived to find a two vehicle accident with moderate damage and EMS taking care of the patient.  After checking for hazards and cleaning up the companies were available.

   


 

HOUSE FIRE ASSIST TO 58

Friday, March 21, 2014  Just after 0900 hours the first alarm assignment was struck in 58's first due at 41 Den Mar Dr for the house on fire.  Deputy 58 (Fuhrman) checked up responding and County Communications advised of a working fire with possible entrapment.  Upon his arrival Fuhrman confirmed fire through the roof and all occupants out.  Crews from 58 and 57 began an interior attack and Truck and Rescue 50 arrived to support the operation.  The crews threw several egress ladders and put the platform in the air.  All units worked for several hours opening up the ceilings and walls and extinguishing any hot spots and performing salvage and overhaul.. Thanks to Lancaster Township 66 for standing by for us while we were out.

     
TOM AMICO IMAGES UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE

TOM AMICO IMAGES UNLESS STATED OTHERWISE

THANKS TO THE UNNAMED SOURCE FOR THE IMAGE!

THANKS TO THE UNNAMED SOURCE FOR THE
      IMAGE!



 

FIELD FIRE IN THE FIRST DUE

Tuesday, March 18, 2014  At 1540 hours the West Lampeter Companies were dispatched to 272 South at Kendig Rd for a brush fire.  Engine 502 arrived with about 1/2 an acre of field burning next to the roadway.  Engines 502, 501 and 54-2 made short work of the fire and mopped up in about 20 minutes.  While there County dispatched the injury crash at Strasburg Pike and Rockvale Rd.  Engine 54-2 and 501 freed up and responded to the minor accident.

     



 

ASSIST TO 89

Monday, March 17, 2014  Just after 1200 hours the Rescue was dispatched to assist Robert Fulton at 22 Fairmount Rd in Little Britain Township for a house fire.  The Rescue responded with 7 and upon arrival initial units had the fire knocked and the crew assisted with salvage and overhaul.  The fire had started as a chimney fire which then extended into the walls and eventually took over the attic.  The house sustained extensive damage.  The Rescue put nearly 40 miles on the odometer for this call.

     



 
 
 

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