Author Archives: Lynn Fernbaugh

Tuesday Night Training

This weeks training saw the Washies with a unique opportunity.  With upcoming building renovations on the Navy Base, we were provided the chance to practice our skills on a structure scheduled for demolition.  The crews were split into 2 main … Continue reading

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AARP Crew

Tonight, while the members were participating in training drills at the Navy Base, the Borough companies were dispatched for a transformer fire on Old Silver Springs Road. The members who stayed behind at the station responded with Engine 228 while … Continue reading

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Tuesday Night Training w/ Co. 27

       The members of the Washington Fire Co. and the Citezen’s Fire & Rescue Co. got together on Tuesday evening and took advantadge of the warmer weater to conduct a joint training.  Crews worked on hose line advancement. … Continue reading

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Gun Raffle Tickets Now Available

We now have Gun Raffle Tickets available for purchase at the Station, 53 E. Main Street in Mechanicsburg.  Tickets are $50 each.  The Raffle will be held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 29th beginning at 12 Noon.  The … Continue reading

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2017 Events Page updated

The Events Page listing all of our fund raising events for 2017 has been updated. Please click the EVENTS link for more information.

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2017 Awards Banquet

On Saturday, February 18th, the members of the Washington Fire Co. #1 of Mechanicsburg, as well as invited guests from surrounding departments and special invited guests, gathered for the 159th Annual Awards Banquet held at the Mechanicsburg Club.  The program … Continue reading

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WEBSITE ISSUES

Due to unforseen issues with our website, we had to restore it back to an earlier date and time.  We are actively working on getting the website updated again.  Please visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/washies28/ Thank you for your patience … Continue reading

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Kitchen Fire in the Boro

On Monday, March 4th, the Borough Fire Companies, along with Company 23 (Upper Allen) and Company 37 (Navy Depot) were dispatched to a reported kitchen fire.  Chief 28 arrived on-scene and confirmed a working fire.  Engine 127 secured a water … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Truck Call

On Saturday, March 2nd, Truck 28 was dispatched to Conestoga Drive in Silver Springs Township for a reported chimney fire.  The Truck responded and assisted the Township Companies with roof operations. Photos courtesy of Lt. Koni Hench

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Rescue and Truck on Hampden Twp. Garage Fire

Around 4pm, Rescue 28 (with 7) was dispatched to Hampden Township for a reported garage fire.  Units arrived on scene with a working fire.  The crew from the rescue was split, 4 members performing a primary search and the remainder … Continue reading

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