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.  This property was destroyed by a fire several years earlier and has sat in a blighted condition.  The building will be torn down, with most of the demolition being accomplished by hand, due to its proximity to the tavern, and a Community Garden, called Frankenberger Gardens, will be created in its place.  The Washies were asked to provide assistance with the aerial truck for photographs.  

 

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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 him on the firetruck and pass out candy canes for one last visit before his big night!  Bring the kids out to see Santa!!!

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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: Chris Bixler, Elizabeth Neff
Safety Officers: Joe Metallo, Ron Trace

Administrative Officers

President: Ron Trace
Vice President: Matt Trace
Recording Secretary: Shannwa Smith
Financial Secretary: Joe Metallo, Sr
Membership Secretary: Paul Askey
Treasurer: Tim Yeakle
Assistant Treasurer: Elizabeth Neff
Fireman’s Relief: Ron Trace
  Gary Neff
  Leisa Grimes
  Chris Fenicle
Board of Directors: Matt Trace (Chairman)
  Koni Hench
  Brad Livezey
  Derek Weiler
  Savannah Toddes
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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 be taken w/ Santa and light refreshments will be served.  Bring the whole family out to get the holidays started…..

 

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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…..

FF1 Alex Goldman

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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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Washies Hoping To Keep Consolidation Moving Forward

Below is a link to the recent Cumberlink (Sentinel) article regarding the current status of the Fire Company consolidation in Mechanicsburg….

   

 Mechanicsburg Fire Companies Consilidation

Also, posted below is the letter that was read to the Mechanicsburg Borough Council members this past week stating the Washies’ wishes to keep the consolidation process moving forward….

Letter To Borough Council

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Gun Raffle Winners List

Below is a link to the list of winning ticket numbers for the 2017 Gun Raffle.  We apologize in the delay for getting this posted.  The members of the Washington Fire Co. No. 1 of Mechanicsburg and the Union Fire Co. No. 1 of Carlisle thank you for your continued support…..

Gun Raffle Winners List

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Car Fire In A Garage in Upper Allen Township

On Wednesday, July 20th at 7:25 pm, E128 with a full crew of 8 was dispatched to Upper Allen Twp for a report of a car on fire inside an attached garage.  Crews arrived to find the vehicle burning inside the garage and the fire beginning to extend into the rest of the residence.  Shortly after, at 7:42 pm,  Truck 28 was dispatched as the call was upgraded to a house fire and went 2nd alarm.

Above photos from Upper Allen Fire Department Facebook

Additional photos can be seen at The Washies Facebook page….

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Gun Raffle Is Near

The Gun Raffle is fast approaching.  It will be held at the Carlisle Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 29th beginning at 12 Noon.  Tickets are still available.  The purchase of a ticket includes food and beverage, served from 12 – 6 on the day of the event.  Doors open at Noon.  The Prize List includes:

  • 54 Guns
  • 2 Crossbows
  • 4 Four-wheelers
  • 1 Bad Boy Buggy
  • 2 Hunting Trips
  • $12,500 Cash Grand Prize  ($25,000 Total Cash Prizes)

  

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