January 5, 2018

Fire Station For Sale

WHFR 76

BID INFORMATION

The West Hempfield Fire & Rescue Company (Fire Company) will accept sealed bids at
the West Hempfield Township Municipal Office, 3401 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601
for the purchase of the Fire Company property (1.217 acres) and adjoining two tracts of land
(.692 acres plus .257 acres) totaling 2.166 acres more or less (The Property). Such Property will
include the existing structure. Bids will be accepted until March 13, 2018 at 4:30 p.m. All bids
received by the Fire Company will be publically opened at the West Hempfield Fire & Rescue
Company, 3519 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17601 and the offered consideration read
aloud at 7:30 p.m. on that date.

The Property will be sold “AS-IS” with no warranty whatsoever guaranteeing its
condition. Bidders must perform such inspections of the Property as they deem necessary for
the purchase of the Property, and not on any representations or warranties of the Fire Company
or anyone acting on the Fire Company’s behalf. Sealed bids shall be clearly marked “BID –
Purchase of 3519 Marietta A venue”. All bidders must complete, sign and submit their sealed
bid in the form provided by the Fire Company.

The Fire Company reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to reject bids deemed to
be insufficient, in whole or in part, or to waive any and all technical deficiencies in any bid.

The Bid Packet consisting of bidding instructions, Agreement of Sale, surveys, tax
assessment information, Bid Form and envelope, may be obtained at the West Hempfield
Township Municipal Office at 3401 Marietta A venue, Lancaster, P A 17601. Persons wishing
to inspect the Property may arrange to do so through John Leas at 717-406-8378.

November 28, 2017

Vehicle Accident

On Sunday November 26 at 11:42 PM dispatched by County Communications to 3828 Concordia Road West Hempfield Township for a reported vehicle into a structure. Upon arrival found a vehicle 3/4 of the way in the residential structure. Crews found both occupants were out of the car and appeared uninjured and occupants of the house were not in the room where the car entered the structure and were not injured. Assistance provided by Mountville Fire and the Blue Rock Fire Collapse team.

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November 18, 2017

Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday November 7 at 9:41 AM dispatched by Lancaster County Communication to Marietta Avenue and Hempfield Hill Road in the Township for a reported vehicle accident involving a Tractor Trailer and automobile with entrapment. Upon arrival found the car in a field with one person trapped, Door removed occupant turned over to EMS and crews cleaned up a large debris field before returning.

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October 28, 2017

Vehicle Fire

On Tuesday October 3 approximately 10 AM dispatched to a reported vehicle fire on Prospect Road and Siegrist Road in the Township. Upon arrival found a fully involved vehicle. Extinguished fire no injuries and under investigation. Assistance provided by Hempfield Fire Department.

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Photo credit Hempfield Fire Dept

September 22, 2017

Vehicle Accident

On Monday September 18 at 4:51 PM dispatched to a reported vehicle accident on Route 441 and Old Chickies Hill Road in the Township. Upon arrival found a one vehicle accident with the automobile on its roof. Victims removed and turned over to Emergency Medical. Investigation by West Hempfield Police.

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September 18, 2017

Open House

Thanks to everyone who stopped by our annual Open House on Saturday September 16th! The attendance was great with over 300 people attending. We provided Fire Engine rides to about 150.
The Selfie Guy was a big hit.
The kids enjoyed the smoke house and sitting in the trucks.
Many stayed for the outdoor movie after dark.
Again, thanks for supporting us and your interest in our fire service!

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September 11, 2017

Annual Open House

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On Saturday September 16th starting at 5 PM come out for a bite to eat, learn about fire prevention, and meet your local firefighters.

👉🏼 Bring your chairs & blankets to stay for our outdoor movie AT DUSK!!!

We have:
-Food and drink
-Smoke Trailer
-Fire Prevention materials & goodies
-Fire Truck Rides
-Selfie Booth
….and more!!

This event is free, but donations are greatly appreciated.

August 9, 2017

Fire Station Update

Steel Framing going up and pouring concrete for flooring.

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July 27, 2017

Vehicle Accident

On Wednesday July 26 at 4:32 dispatched by County Communication to 796 Kinderhook Road and Marietta Avenue West Hempfield Township for a reported vehicle accident with entrapment. Upon arrival found a two vehicle collision with one person trapped.  Crews along with Columbia Borough Fire freed the patient from the one vehicle. Patients treated and transported by EMS. Columbia Borough and West Hempfield Fire Police provided traffic control. Investigation of accident by West Hempfield Township Police.

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July 4, 2017

Fire Station Update

Great aerial shot of the new municipal complex which will include our new fire station.
The project is a couple months ahead of schedule with an estimated completion date of May 2017.

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June 19, 2017

Rescue

On Sunday June 11 at 2:27 PM dispatched along with Columbia Boro Fire to Chickies Rock County Park for an environmental rescue to extricate a patient with a leg injury. The patient was located on the trail and brought out to an ambulance by EMS and the ATV from West Hempfield.

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Vehicle Accident

On Thursday June 15 at 4:58 PM our units along with Engine 801 out of Columbia handled a 3 vehicle crash with injuries at Marietta Ave and Kinderhook Rd. Incident stabilized and under investigation by West Hempfield Police.
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June 5, 2017

Vehicle Accident

On Saturday June 3 at 3:42 PM dispatched to a reported vehicle accident at 4449 Fairview Road. Upon arrival found one patient ejected, one self extricated, and the vehicle on fire off the roadway. Provided emergency care and extinguished the fire. Remained on scene to assist PD with their investigation and cleanup.

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May 19, 2017

Support Make A Wish

Tanker 76 participated in the Make A Wish parade on Sunday afternoon May 14. Special thanks to Frank Halderman and all personnel  on helped on this event.

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May 2, 2017

Agricultural Fire

On April 30 at 01:30 AM the Engine and Tanker were dispatched to a barn fire on Eby Chiques Rd in West Hempfield Twp. Units arrived to find a feed room fully involved with 2 silos and the main barn as exposures. 76 units were first arriving and utilized a master stream from Tanker 76 to quickly knock the bulk of the fire and contained the fire to the building of origin.
It was then discovered there was active fire in both silos. Efforts were then made to extinguish the silo fires.
After further investigation from a silo fire expert, it was determined the fire originated by spontaneous combustion inside the one silo and spread to the feed room. Units operated for about 7 hours before returning.

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