Monthly Calls
 Month
EMS FIRES JOBS
 Jan
209 58 6
 Feb
146 40 3
 Mar
154 44 2
 Apr
173 37 0
 May
159 50 4
 Jun
163 74 3
 Jul
152 44 0
 Aug
188 69 2
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
1344 416 20

Calls By Year
Year
EMS FIRE/RESCUE
2019
1711 620
2020
1827 551

Events
FIRE PREVENTION WEEK OPEN HOUSE
We've missed seeing you and are planning a CELEBRATION during our Open House- October 2nd from 1000 to 1400 hours (10:00 am to 2:00 pm). In addition to the usual games, fire safety displays and demonstrations, we'll be placing a new unit in service AND celebrating 125 years of protecting our community. Check back for more details!
UPCOMING TRAINING
Company training is held on the second Saturday (1000 hours) and fourth Thursday (1900 hours). Additional opportunities for members unable to attend those sessions will be offered too. We look forward to seeing you!

MEETINGS.. MEETINGS..
The Department meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, October 12th at 1930 hours. We continue to follow both temperature surveillance and the Commonwealth's social distancing requirements, which may require some concessions or accommodation. Food is available beginning at 1830 hours.. HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

September 27, 2021

Job Fair

 
Mon, Sep 6th, 2021 8:00:00 am - Join us for a Job Fair at our station on October 16, 2021 from 9:00am - 4:00pm. We are currently seeking applicants interested in serving our area as Emergency Medical Technicians. Applications, exams, and interviews will all be conducted at the event, so please come ...Continued
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FUND DRIVE NOW UNDERWAY

 
Sat, Aug 7th, 2021 9:00:00 pm - Our annual fund drive letters have been sent- DID YOU GET YOURS? Please remember YOUR emergency services provider this year and forward a donation. Didn't receive one or discarded the mailer? No problem- contact the fire station to arrange to pick-up another or make your ...Continued
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NEVER FORGET

 
Sat, Sep 11th, 2021 10:30:00 am - RHC crews and the community turned out for a 9/11 Remembrance this morning. Kicked off by a walk equal to 110 stories- the height of the World Trade Center- to the Veteran's Memorial, a short program followed to ensure September 11th is never forgotten. Thanks ...Continued
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COMPANY 9 ASSIST

 

 
Mon, Aug 30th, 2021 5:41:00 am - RHC responded to assist Company 9 (Mercersburg) with a house fire at 11308 Punch Bowl Road, Montgomery Township. UNits arrived to a fully involved dwelling adn assisted with exterior fire attack, water supply and overhaul before clearing in just over two hours. ...Continued
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WATER, WATER EVERYWHERE..
Sat, Aug 28th, 2021 4:27:00 pm - Company 3 units responded the area of 410 South Antrim Way for a water rescue- occupants trapped in their vehicle by high water. Arriving to all travel lanes at the railroad overpass blocked by impassable water levels, crews made contact with those in the auto ...Continued
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TRANSFER TO 17

 
Wed, Aug 25th, 2021 6:35:00 pm - Engine 3-2 transferred to New Franklin Fire Department (Company 17) while their crews worked an automatic aid dwelling fire, clearing in about two hours. ...Continued
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OUT OF THIS, IN TO THAT

 
Tue, Aug 24th, 2021 1:00:00 pm - Equipment is arriving and Operator training is being scheduled for the newest member of the RHC fleet. Today, ComPros was on station to move/mount radio equipment. ...Continued
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Tue, Aug 17th, 2021 1:00:00 pm - Today is a difficult day for our county and surrounding jurisdictions. Battalion Chief Josh Laird, Frederick County, MD Department of Fire and Rescue Services is laid to rest this afternoon outside Emmitsburg. Josh started in the fire service at Mont Alto Fire Department, obtained Paramedic ...Continued
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IT'S HERE

 

 
Fri, Aug 6th, 2021 8:00:00 pm - The long awaited Brush 3 arrived this week and final details- training, radio and equipment mounting- are being worked to place the 2020 Ford in service. THANKS to the vendors that produced this quality unit including Whitmoyer Ford (chassis), Levan Machine and Truck Equipment (utility ...Continued
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Tue, Jul 27th, 2021 5:30:00 pm - Another highway related responder fatality in Pennsylvania, with several others hurt- including PA State Troopers. The MOVE OVER law requires drivers approaching an emergency scene to either move over or- if unable to- proceed past the incident at a speed no more than twenty miles ...Continued
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