Author Archives: Chris Trace

New Technology for the Apparatus

Today, First Mobile Technologies was here to install our recently purchased tablet computers featuring Iron Compasses OnScene Xplorer mapping software. These computers will permit us to use up to date mapping programs instead of out of date run books that … Continue reading

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Time for Spring Cleaning

Over the weekend, the Washies took advantage the this past weekends nice weather to spring clean the apparatus. The members took time to clean out the compartments and wash off the winter road salt/dirt. We appreciate the time they spent … Continue reading

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Monroe Out Building Fire

At 1322, Rescue 28 (w/7) was dispatched on the 1st alarm assignment to the 800-blk of  Fisher Road, Monroe Twp. in the 25-08 box for a building fire. Chief 23 (Salter-Upper Allen) arrived on scene confirming a working fire in … Continue reading

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4/2/13 Training in Hampden

On Tuesday, crews loaded up and went to Hampden Township to drill on a strip mall that is being torn down. Crews took turns running lines, trenching the roof, breaking through walls and working with other departments. Company 28 got … Continue reading

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EASTER FLOWER SALE – MARCH 29TH & 30TH

The Washies will be hosting our yearly Easter flower sale on Friday March 29th from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday March 30th from 9 am till Sold Out. Their will be a variety of flowers offered for sale. We hope you can stop … Continue reading

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Maze Training/Confidence Building

Tonight, the crews loaded up and met up with Company 37 to use their maze trailer. This maze is used as a confidence builder for newer members as well as training for all SCBA qualified personnel. The junior members paired … Continue reading

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Remembering Barb Beistline – Firehouse Mom

It is with deep sorrow and sadness to announce the passing of Barb Beistline, member and firehouse mom to many. Barb and her late husband Jim, became members in 2008 and lived next door to the firehouse. On many occasions, … Continue reading

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First Due Electrical Fire

Tonight as crews were about to start training, the pagers were activated for an unknown type fire inside a residence on the 100-blk of East Locust Street. Chief 28 arrived with normal conditions. Engine 128(with 6) arrived and sent a … Continue reading

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What’s next? 9 calls for Tuesday

Early this morning, the Engine was dispatched to Franklintown for a transfer while units operated on a barn fire.  Unfortunately,  the engine was unable to respond. During the morning commute, Co’s. 28, 27 and 30 were dispatched to East Simpson … Continue reading

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Truck goes to work on 2 Alarm Fire in York County

Just before 1600 hours, Truck 28 (with 5) was dispatched on the 2nd alarm to York County, Carroll Township for a Commerical Building Fire. The truck crew arrived and was put to work right away assisting first alarm companies with … Continue reading

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