Author Archives: Chris Trace

Saturday brings 2 runs including work in Hampden

Currently, Engine 128 (with 5) is operating on the scene of a house fire in Hampden Township. First arriving units had fire in the B/C corner. More information will be provided as available. York Engine 65-1 (Franklintown) is currently transfered … Continue reading

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2 for Thursday

With 3 yesterday and 2 more today, the total has been 5 runs in the past 24 hours. This morning, Company 28 was dispatched to a residence in the 800-blk of East Coover Street for a Co Detector Activation. Captain … Continue reading

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Truck 28 featured on cover of 2013 Ferrara Calendar

The new Truck 28 is getting national attention by being featured on the cover of Ferrara Fire, Inc’s 2013 calendar!  If interested in a calendar, please visit Ferrara Fire.

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Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from the Washies!

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2013 Officers

The following are the Administrative and Fire Officers for 2013: President – Ronald Trace Vice President – Douglas Hench Recording Secretary – Christopher Trace Financial Secretary – Joseph Metallo Membership Secretary – Kenneth Kise Treasurer – Timothy Yeakle Assistant Treasurer … Continue reading

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One Overturned in the “S” Curves

At 11:14 am, Companies 28 and 27 were sent to  Box 28-06, Allendale Road and Jenna Court at the S Curves for a vehicle overturned. Chief 27 (Warner) was advised that the police department was on scene with one occupant … Continue reading

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Remembering Jim Beistline 1940 – 2012

Today, members of the Washies attended the funeral services for member James “Jim” Beistline. Jim joined the Washies in 2008 but had many years in the fire service, previously serving as Fire Chief and Fire Marshal of the former Williams … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is Coming to Town

On Saturday, Santa Claus is coming to the Washies. St. Nick will arrive at around 12 pm by Firetruck. From that time on till 2pm, children of all ages will have the chance to sit on Santa’s lap and tell … Continue reading

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Sunday Townhouse Fire goes 3 Alarms in Upper Allen

Just after 4 pm, Engine 128 (with 7) was dispatched as part of the 1st alarm assignment to Upper Allen Township, 600 block of Allenview Drive for a reported house fire. Chiefs 23 and 223 marked up right after dispatched … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Staffing

At 1300 hours today, Cumberland County 911 went in to Status 3 mode requiring departments to be staffed. Throughout the day, over 20 personnel have been staffing the station. The staffing will be in effect til atleast 0900 hours on … Continue reading

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