Monthly Calls
 Month
EMS FIRES JOBS
 Jan
153 68 5
 Feb
123 55 2
 Mar
162 58 2
 Apr
137 51 2
 May
137 44 1
 Jun
122 41 2
 Jul
126 46 2
 Aug
135 41 0
 Sep
144 53 0
 Oct
0 0 0
 Nov
0 0 0
 Dec
0 0 0
 Total
1239 457 16

Calls By Year
Year
EMS FIRE/RESCUE
2016
1334 665
2017
1551 677

Events
CARNIVAL FOOD
GREAT turnout for Carnival Food Friday held on July 27th and check back for the next one!
AMBULANCE CLUB MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW DUE
The 2018 RHC Ambulance Club mailings are out and- if you're a resident of Greencastle or Antrim Township- it's time to renew or get a new memberships. Costs range from $40-$65 for families, and are also available for businesses or organizations. Check out the details on the site under "Ambulance Club Membership", or call for details.
2019 MINSTREL SHOW
Practices for the 2019 HOBO Minstrels- tentatively slated for March- will begin on the first Sunday in January. Open to everyone, watch for additional details- see you there!!
OCTOBER TRAINING
This month's second session will be held on Thursday, October 25th at 1900 hours with topics including operations and facility tours. Hope to see you THERE!
REMINDER: SCBA fit-tests are PAST DUE and- for any personnel not completes- YOU MAY NO LONGER perform assignments requiring breathing apparatus.
MEETINGS.. MEETINGS..
The Department meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th at 1930 hours.

October 23, 2018


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Sat, Sep 1st, 2018 8:00:00 am - APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE! Rescue Hose Company No. 1 is accepting applications for full and part time professionals to provide emergency medical services. Want to be a part of the team? If interested, download and complete the attached application then follow the directions for submission. ...Continued
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SMOKE TRAINING

 

 
Thu, Oct 18th, 2018 7:00:00 pm - This week's Junior Firefighter training included maze and ventilation training. Using a smoke generator, crews safely experienced reduced visibility search conditions, hose line management, postitive and hydraulic ventilation operations. The group meets every Thursday at 1900 hours, working with Instructors on various response and department ...Continued
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MUTUAL AID CALL
Thu, Oct 18th, 2018 3:52:00 am - Company 3 responded to assist Washington County Company 13 with a reported barn fire at the intersection of Daley and Reiff Church Roads. Units arrived to smoke from a large poultry building and quickly extinguished the fire, with ET-3 providing water supply while E3-2 was ...Continued
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BOROUGH SILO FIRE
Tue, Oct 16th, 2018 2:29:00 am - Units were alerted to 30 East Walter Avenue, Farmers Union Co-Operative for a silo fire. Crews arrived to heavy smoke and excessive temperatures from a corn roaster, then laid supply line for use during extinguishment and cooling of adjacent storage containers. Working with business representatives, ...Continued
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PUBLIC EDUCATION OUTREACH

 

 
Fri, Oct 12th, 2018 2:00:00 pm - While fire prevention and fire safety education is a year-round commitment, Fire Prevention Week affords crews the chance to work with community partners to increase the focus. This year was no exception, as another successful Open House was followed by trips to the Greencastle Learning ...Continued
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WAYNESBORO DWELLING ON FIRE
Thu, Oct 11th, 2018 2:58:00 am - Engine 3-2 and Squad 3 assisted Company 2 (Waynesboro) with a dwelling fire at 120 Kristyn Court. First arriving units encountered smoke and fire from the one story residence, with Squad and Engine crews working suppression and overhaul before clearing in about 2.5 hours.  ...Continued
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THANK YOU!

 

 
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018 3:00:00 pm - Once again, you showed your support and turned out for our Open House! While weather prevented some displays, the event was a success thanks to you, our members and partners- including Pennsylvania State Police Chambersburg, Trinity Lutheran Church, Franklin County DES, Franklin County Coroners Office, ...Continued
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TOMORROW!!! OPEN HOUSE UPDATE!!

 

 
Sat, Oct 6th, 2018 10:00:00 am - The 2018 Open House- kicking off Fire Prevention Week- will be held on SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6th starting at 1000 hours. Come by and see our people, tour the HOCO Museum and apparatus while taking part in games and demonstrations. There's fire truck rides, face painting, ...Continued
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INTERSTATE MVA WITH FIRE

 

 
Tue, Oct 2nd, 2018 2:28:00 pm - Companies 3 and 8 alerted for a vehicle accident on southbound Interstate 81 at mile marker 5. Communications updated responding units of reports that one of the autos was on fire. Ambulances 8-9 and 3-8 arrived in the area and confirmed the info, with A8-9 ...Continued
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ROBINHOOD CIRCLE INVESTIGATIONS

 
Sun, Sep 30th, 2018 4:19:00 pm - Units were alerted at 14879 Robinhood Circle for an inside investigation- odor of gas in the residence. Crews metered the residence with no hazards and checked the surrounding area for any cause. At 2002 hours, apparatus returned to the neighborhood for the same complaint- this ...Continued
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