Author Archives: Chris Trace

Thursday Late Evening Kitchen Fire

Around 1130 pm last night, the 1st alarm assignment was dispatched to the Shenadoah Apartments on East Allen Street for Smoke in the Building. Chief 28 arrived to find a kitchen fire out on the 2nd floor of the 3 … Continue reading

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3 Calls for Wednesday including a Working Fire

Yesterday morning around 0045, Engine 128 was dispatched to assist Company 27 with a Pickup Truck fire in the 300 block of South Washington St. Chief 8 quickly held E127 and placed Company 28 inservice. Just after 0430, the 1st … Continue reading

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7/11 – 2 Calls for Thursday

7-11 – After a quiet week of no calls, Truck 28 was dispatched as part of the 1st Alarm assignment in Silver Spring Township for Smoke in the House. The Truck responded with 6 and staged on Side A. The … Continue reading

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Early Morning Work in the 27 Box

Just after midnight and most of our members just got home from cleaning up from Jubilee Day, CC911 dropped the tones for a reported garage fire in the 400-blk of South York Street. Chief 8 (Seagrist) was advised of multiple … Continue reading

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A Successful Jubilee Day is in the books!!!!

Yesterday, the Washies had plenty of food fun and games available for the crowd of 60,000 people in attendance. As a place with seating for our patrons, we have never disappointed the people in our home cooking. By 8 pm, … Continue reading

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19 Years Ago today – Truck 8 assists with Fathers Day PennDOT Building Fire

Information Courtesy of Central PA Bravest: 19 YEARS AGO TODAY 5 ALARMS WERE STRUCK AT THE PENNDOT HIGH RISE BUILDING IN HARRISBURG CITY, PA On June 16, 1994 at 0607 the Harrisburg Bureau of Fire B-Platoon was awakened to Box … Continue reading

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MECHANICSBURG PUBLIC SAFETY DAY

MECHANICSBURG PUBLIC SAFETY DAY Saturday, June 15th 9:00am – 2:00 pm Bookspan Parking Lot 1225 S. Market St, Mechanicsburg Life Lion Medical Helicopter @ 10:00am Rascal from the Harrisburg Senators arrives @ 10:00am Live Music from 1:00pm to 2:00pm Pickles … Continue reading

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Apartment Fire – Lower Allen

Last night around 2015 hours, Rescue 28 (with 7) was dispatched as part of the 1st alarm assignment to Bethany Village West for reported smoke inside. The first in units arrived with smoke showing and deployed an attack line. The … Continue reading

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East Gate Plaza Fire – 5/1/13

On Wednesday, Engine 128 & Truck 28 were dispatched as part of the 1st Alarm assignment for smoke from a building at the East Gate Plaza in Hampden Township. The plaza is currently being torn down for a new gas … Continue reading

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50 Years Since the Brandtsville Train Wreck

April 28th was the 50th anniversary of the Brandtsville Train Wreck. The Carlisle Sentinel has published an article featuring Russ Baker, an honor member of the Washies and the events that ensued on that particular day. The article can be … Continue reading

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