An open house was held on Saturday September 17 starting at 6 pm. The Fire Company would like to thank everyone that came out for our annual event. It was a huge success.
The Fire Engine rides are always a very popular attraction. At dusk the Disney movie Planes, Fire & Rescue was shown . Thanks to everyone that hung around for the movie.
We truly appreciated the support from the community and your monetary donations.
On September 4 at 12:14 PM West Hempfield units along with Eng 802 from Columbia extinguished a brush fire in a bamboo patch over the noon hour along Franklin St in West Hempfield.
On July 27 at o2:46 hours dispatched to a reported automobile accident with entrapment on Route 441 near Route 30 in the Township. Upon arrival crews found an overturned vehicle with one person trapped. Occupant was removed and had only minor injuries. Assisted at the scene with units from Columbia.
On July 6 early morning hours dispatched to a reported house fire on Todd Lane in the Township. Upon arrival house was fully engulfed in flames. Our units along with surrounding mutual aid companies extinguished the fire, The house was a total loss and cause under investigation.
On Saturday May 7 the members treated to a beautiful evening at the Lancaster Barnstormers for our annual awards ceremony.
Thanks to Manheim Rescue/ Engine 26 for covering our first due while we enjoy an evening away.
On Sunday May 8 at 3:40 PM dispatched to Nissley & Nolt Road East Hempfield Township for an overturned vehicle accident. The Engine arrived to find one vehicle on its roof with an occupant still inside. The crews stabilized and worked to extricate the person from the vehicle.
On Sunday April 17 at 4:33 PM crews were dispatched to Chickies Rock County Park for a person stuck in mud up to his waist. Crews along with assistance from Maytown and Columbia successfully rescued the individual.
Photos credit Tim Coover
On Friday March 25 at 11:30 PM dispatched the Engine Co and Tanker to assist Hempfield Sta 69 with a well involved double wide modular home on Prospect Rd in West Hempfield Township.
Photo credit Rapid Response Photography
On Sunday March 20 at 5:19 PM units were dispatched to Old Chickies Hill Rd in West Hempfield for a reported dwelling fire. Crews discovered a furnace malfunction with a small fire at the base of the chimney.
The assignment was downgraded with units returning shortly after.
On March 14 at 3:57 PM units were dispatched for a crash involving a bus with 8 children on Stony Battery Rd just south of Marietta Ave. Fortunately there were no injuries and none were transported to the hospital.
Thanks to Mountville Fire and Columbia’s Rescue for assistance.
February 20, 12:48 PM
Dispatched for smoke in a residence at Parkside Ct WestHempfield Twp. this morning in the first due. The incident was quickly scaled back.
Photos credit Ben Watson