Author Archives: Lynn Fernbaugh

The Learning Never Stops at the Downtown Station

Recently, several members of the Washies completed the necessary requirements to receive their State and National Firefighter Certifications.  This training includes numerous hours of classes covering basic first aid, hazardous materials training, as well as having to complete the 148 … Continue reading

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Sometimes, It’s The Small Things That Matter….

On Thursday afternoon, Engine 128 was dispatched for an animal rescue.  Upon arrival, the crew found ducklings stuck in a storm drain.  A line was pulled to flow water into the other end of the drain and gently float them … Continue reading

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New Mechanicsburg Borough Fire Chief Appointed

The members would like to congratulate our own Chief Gary Neff on his appointment to be the Fire Chief for the Borough of Mechanicsburg.  It is with great pride that Chief Neff follow in the footsteps of his father and … Continue reading

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5 New Interior Certified Firefighters

The members of the Washington Fire Company would like to congratulate 5 members for passing their Interior Firefighter course today at HACC.  This training covers 148 hours of extensive training giving them basic training needed to be an interior firefighter. … Continue reading

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Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership Assistance

On Saturday afternoon, December 16th, the members were asked to assist the Downtown Mechanicsburg Partnership along with the Cumberland County Redevelopment Authority with a ceremony commencing the beginning of demolition of the property located next to the historical Frankenberger Tavern.  … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Makes 1 More Visit

Santa Claus is coming to town!!!  On December 22nd, from 6-9, he’ll be starting his ride from the firehouse and traveling through the neighborhoods from the north end of town to the south end.  He’s asked the Firefighters to take … Continue reading

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2018 Election Results

On Thursday evening, the members held their elections for the upcoming year.  The following members were elected for 2018.  Congratulations to all……. Fire Officers Fire Chief: Gary Neff Deputy Chief: Marty Kaberle Assistant Chief: Koni Hench Captain: Lynn Fernbaugh Lieutenants: … Continue reading

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Children’s Christmas Party

On Saturday, November 25th, the Washington Fire Company will host its 103rd Annual Children’s Christmas Party at the station from 12 Noon until 2 pm.  Santa Claus will arrive by firetruck and then meet with all the children.  Pictures can … Continue reading

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Another Washie Earns Firefighter I Certification

After many months of studying and hard work, firefighter Alex Goldman successfully passed both the written and practical tests to earn his Firefighter I certification.  A big congratulations from all the Washies!!  Hard work and dedication pay off…..

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Community Day Fun

Thank you to everyone who came out to visit w/ the Washies during this years Community Day.  We had a great time meeting everyone.  Click the link below to see some of the photos taken that day….. Community Day 2017

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