Monthly Calls
 Month
EMS FIRES JOBS
 Jan
132 48 4
 Feb
139 42 2
 Mar
142 37 7
 Apr
116 46 5
 May
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
529 173 18

Calls By Year
Year
EMS FIRE/RESCUE
2018
1732 611
2019
1711 620

Events
UPCOMING TRAINING
Current plans are to conduct Company training during May- Saturday, May 9th at 1000 hours and Thursday, May 28th at 1900 hours. Enhanced precautions will be in place.
MEETINGS.. MEETINGS..
The Department meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th at 1930 hours. Watch for updates and additional information related to groups/gatherings.

May 30, 2020

RESCUE HOSE INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS

 
Thu, Mar 19th, 2020 12:00:00 pm - Our firehouse family is experiencing the same uncertainty and mixed messaging as everyone else. As a 24/7 emergency response department, we can't shut down or shelter in place so have enacted several initiatives to ensure our personnel are available when you need them. -All public ...Continued
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  Download rhc-employment-application.pdf
Thu, Jul 11th, 2019 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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HONORS STAND-BY

 

 
Thu, May 28th, 2020 8:30:00 pm - RHC units quickly shuffled to stand-by on Interstate 81 overpasses in the Township to pay respects to an Airman during his final procession to a Chambersburg funeral home. ...Continued
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TOWNSHIP DWELLING FIRE
Tue, May 26th, 2020 6:54:00 am - Box 3-13A alerted for a house fire atr 12201 Carol Avenue. Communications updated responders of a reported fire above a ceiling fan, with units arriving to light smoke from the attic of a single story dwelling. Crews placed hand lines in service with the fire ...Continued
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MOTORCYCLE MVA
Sun, May 24th, 2020 6:29:00 pm - Company 3 responded the area of 3300 Waynescastle Road for a motorcycle accident. Crews assisted with patient care while Fire Police initiated traffic detours. EMS transported to Meritus Medical Center followed by apparatus returning to service. Fire Police remained until released by law enforcement at ...Continued
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CARS AND POLES AND WIRES

 

 
Sun, May 24th, 2020 11:45:00 am - RHC responded to the intersection of Hollowell Church and State Line Roads for a motor vehicle collision involving a utility pole/wires. Arriving units confirmed two vehicles, two utility poles heavily damaged and an electrical transformer with wires down in the roadway south of the incident. ...Continued
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TOWNSHIP DWELLING PORCH ON FIRE
Wed, May 20th, 2020 4:39:00 pm - Box 3-09 alerted next to 2098 Buchanan Trail West for a reported house fire. Communications provided additional information to responding units that the caller advised there were flames from the neighbor's porch and a green line (garden hose) was in place to try and contain ...Continued
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MVA WITH ENTRAPMENT
Wed, May 20th, 2020 2:29:00 pm - Company 3 responded to the intersection of South Washington Street and Molly Pitcher Highway for a vehicle accident involving a tractor-trailer and passenger car. Crews hydraulically accessed the auto's passenger area and worked with EMS to remove its occupant. Personnel including Fire Police, Greencastle Police ...Continued
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2020 EMS WEEK, MAY 17-23

 
Sun, May 17th, 2020 12:00:00 am - EMS Week is coming, and we appreciate all of our staff, volunteers, providers from other agencies and those that support them/our operation. These are challenging times, but a big THANK YOU for all you do. ...Continued
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SIGN UPDATE

 

 
Fri, May 15th, 2020 3:00:00 pm - Bummed because you didn't get a 2020 Senior sign? Looking for that classy "Proudly Supporting Our Front Line Responders" yard sign? FEAR NOT- WE STILL HAVE THEM! They'e $20 each- call the fire station at 717.597.8489, extension 0 to arrange pick up!  ...Continued
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