Halloween came early for the second day in a row, when the preschoolers from Whales Snails & Puppy Dog Tail Day Care paid us a visit at 09:15 hours. This is an annual event for us and them. They pay us a visit in there Halloween costumes and we give them candy to start there Trick or Treating. Thanks to Judy and Bill for making this happen and taking care of the Children. Also a big thanks to the MICU crew for assisting.
Newberry Township Fire and EMS where dispatched at 06:55 for an MVA involving a School Bus at 590 Rosstown Road in the Township. We arrived to find a three vehicle MVA. One driver was transported to the Hospital, one driver refused care and there were no injuries to the bus driver or any of the students on the bus..
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Halloween came early today when the toddlers from Whales Snails & Puppy Dog Tail Day Care paid us a visit at 10:00 hours. This is an annual event for us and them. They pay us a visit in there Halloween costumes and we give them candy to start there Trick or Treating. Thanks to Judy and Bill for making this happen and taking care of the Children. Also a big thanks to the MICU crew for assisting.
Station 31 along with MICU 31-2 and mutual aid departments were dispatched on 10/22/14 at 07:53 hrs to York Haven Fabricators, 2850 Lewisberry Road, Newberry Township, 31-04 Box for a High Risk Structure Fire, Fire in the grinding room. First arriving units found heavy smoke and fire on the Delta side of the building. Building was evacuated prior to Fire Department arrival. Tanker 31 laid 1,000 feet of five inch supply from the entrance off Lewisberry road.
Tanker 31 Crew made a quick knock down of the fire using less than 500 gallons of water. Additional personnel from mutual aid departments assisted with water supply operations, truck work and RIT. Job well done by all.
Newberry Township Fire Department wishes to thanks all mutual aid companies that assisted.
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Station 31 was dispatched on 10/21/14 at 06:28 hrs to Washington Township, 150 Bentz Mill Road, 66-51 Box for a 2nd alarm working residential Structure Fire. Tanker 31 responded to assist Station 66 (Wellsville) and other area Departments all ready on scene.
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Station 31 was dispatched on 10/2/14 at 11:11 hrs for a vehicle fire on Interstate 83 Northbound south of exit 32 (Box 31-83) . Fire reported in the engine compartment. Tanker 31 along with MICU 31-1 responded. Tanker 31 arrived to find a well involved vehicle fire. State Police closed both North Bound lanes to allow the Fire Department to extinguish the fire. EMS 31 had command and requested Fire Police for traffic control as well as an Engine from Station 26. Box was placed in service a short time later without incident.
The 2014 Line & Administrative Officers:
Chief: Gary Hatterer
Deputy Chief: Mike Rupley
Asst. Chief: Tim Whitebread
Captain: Jason Handley
Lieutenant: Brandon Hedstrom
Fire Police Capt: Frank Evans
Fire Police Lt: Tony Fisher
President: Mark Hillis
Vice President: Kim Rupley
Secretary: Jayne Hatterer
Treasurer: Karen Hillis
Trustees: Chuck Schoffstall Jr, Brian Johnson & Ben Summey.
The Newberry Township Fire Department ran a total of 351 calls 2013. The NTFD is always looking for new members, whether it is for firefighting, fire police or just being a social member. Applications can be picked up at the FD. Any questions call the station 717-938-3801 or 717-495-3146.