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House Fire-Borough of Mechanicsburg-11/28/17

December 1, 2017

On Tuesday evening at approximately 2215 Rescue 30 was dispatched on the first alarm for a house fire in Mechanicsburg Borough. Engine 230 with a crew of six was on the street eating dinner and responded immediately. Fire was found to the rear of the house on the second floor. Engine 230 and Chief 30 arrived on the scene behind Engine 128 and were given an update of possible entrapment in the fire building. While Engine 128’s crew made a push on the fire, Company 30 crews performed a VES (vent, enter, search) of the side alpha bedrooms. As crews made the room, Engine 128’s crew pushed the hallway and made the bedrooms from the inside. Crews found an unconscious

Fire Prevention Open House 2017

October 19, 2017

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.