On Tuesday, October 10th, the Hampden Township Volunteer Fire Company hosted an Open House for the community. We demonstrated a vehicle extrication and a roof ventilation. The kids had an opportunity to use a fire hose to put out “fires” and everyone had a chance to learn how to use a fire extinguisher.
On September 6, 2017 at approximately 18:02 hours, Company 30 was dispatched to a medical assist for a cardiac arrest located at 306 Raven Court, Mechanicsburg, PA. Lt. Justin Kohr, acting as Duty Chief 30, went responding and arrived on the scene just moments after the dispatch. Lt. Kohr evaluated the patient confirmed that she was in cardiac arrest, and quickly initiated CPR while notifying HQ of his actions. Being in the immediate area, having heard the initial dispatch and Lt. Kohr’s update, Cumberland County Emergency Dispatcher, John Kibe, responded and arrived on the scene where he took over compressions after Lt. Kohr had administered 500 high intensity compressions to the patient. While Mr. Kibe continued