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2014 CALL STATS

 

Fire

EMS

Jan

35

114

Feb

43 118

Mar

39 116

Apr

26 101

May

26 87

June

27 122

July

3 13

Aug

   

Sept

   

Oct

   

Nov

   

Dec

   

Total

199 671

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Station Total

 

870

 

 

 Working Fires: 8

 

 Entrapments: 3

 


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 CALL STATS BY YEAR

 

Fire

EMS

2006

331

 

2007

361

 

2008 

327

 

2009 

 321 

1130 

2010

304

1184

2011 

331

1290

2012

347

1246 

2013

315

1209 

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RECENT NEWS & INCIDENTS


 

Member & Local Businessman Passes

July 4th - Member Richard S. Deitch passed away on this date. Richard was an active fire police with the West Pennsboro Vol.  Fire Co. Richard joined the FHC on September 12, 1961, which was around the same time the Friendship Hose Company provided an Engine and assistance to the Newly formed West Pennsboro Vol.  Fire Company. Mr. Deitch was also the Owner of Deitch's Bus Company which provides transportation to the Big Spring School District. Hearts and Prayers to the Deitch Family as well as the West Pennsboro Vol. Fire Co.

 

 


 

Super Raffle Winners List

 

June 28th, 2014

 

All Winners will be notified by Mail.

 

Thank You all for another Successful Year

 

 

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6747 18:05 PSE Enigma Crossbow
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4976 18:20 Rem 673 6.5 Rem Mag
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Car vs. Farm Tractor

June 24th- Dispatched at 1000 hrs. to North Newton Twp. Shippensburg Rd & Bullshead Rd for vehicle accident involving passenger car and farm tractor. Units arrived on the scene to find elderly male still in the vehicle. Crews assisted EMS with patient extrication and care. Checked for vehicle hazards and control fluid spill. Patient was transported to Carlisle Airport and flown by Life Lion to Hershey Medical Center. Fire Police remained on the scene until roadway was cleared.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Life Member and Long Time Newville Resident Passes

June 22nd- Life Member and Newville Resident Thomas E. Mentzer passed away at the age of 87. Tom joined the Fire Company on May 13, 1969. Tom was also a familiar face and a jokester around Newville. Services and burial  will be Friday June 27 at 11am at the Big Spring Presbyterian Church 25 S Corporation Street, Newville.

 

 


 

Crash, Ejection, Multiple Flyouts

June 14th- Dispatched at 0021 hrs. to the 247-04 Box North Newton Twp. 50 Willis Road for Vehicle Accident with Ejection. HQ advised three injuries, one ejected. Units arrived on the scene to find single vehicle struck utility pole and large tree. All occupants out of vehicle. EMS and Fire Dept crews assisted with patient packaging and care. E49 established landing zone at the scene. Life Lion Carlisle and Life Net 8-1 transported from the scene and Life Lion University met with A473 at the Carlisle Airport for third patient. Crews cleared the scene at 0153 hrs. Special Thanks and a Great Job by all those involved. Units on the scene were E47, E49, R47, U49, A147, A473, A773, M173, and M84.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Life Member /Ladies Auxiliary Member Passes

June 11th- Long Time Ladies Auxiliary and Life Member Mary K. Anderson passed away at the age of 92. Mary joined the Ladies Auxiliary on March 9, 1970 and was a familiar face in the kitchen preparing for whatever event was going on. Mary was laid to rest on June 16th at Westminister Cemetery in Carlisle. Our hearts and prayers are with the Anderson Family.

 

 

  


 

Newville Memorial Day Parade & Service

May 26th- Members of the FHC participated in the Memorial Day Parade.

 

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Overturned & Confinement

May 23rd- Members of the Dispatched at 1942 hrs. to West Pennsboro Township 100 Block Graham Rd for Vehicle Accident Overturned. Chief 147 arrived on the scene to find 2 victims out of vehicle laying on roadway and 1 victim still in vehicle confined. Fire & EMS arrived and cribbed the vehicle for extrication. Extrication took approximately 30 minutes. Life Lion helicopter transported 1 and BLS transported other 2 to Hershey Medical Center.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

 

Mother's Day Dinner

May 11th- Members of the FHC served 364 people Mother's Day Dinner. The meal consisted of Stuffed Chicken Breast, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, and homemade desserts. Next Dinner will be held on Father's Day June 15th and the Menu will be Roast Pork & Roast Beef, Scalloped Potatoes, Vegetable, and dessert.

 

Photos By: Hosfelt Photography

 


 

LODD Memorial Dedication

May 10th- Several members joined about 150 other Volunteer Firefighters, EMS Personnel, Fire Police, and other Dignitaries in Dedicating the New Memorial to those who gave the Ultimate Sacrifice. This Memorial was made possible by Caleb Holley a Boy Scout from East Pennsboro Twp. who picked this as his Eagle Scout Project. He designed and overseen this project from start to finish took approximately  12 weeks.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Pump 1 Class

May 10th- Several departments from Cumberland County attended Pump 1 class this week and finished up today with hands on training along the Big Spring.

 

Photos By: BDS Photography

 


 

Lodge Honors First Responders

May 8th- The Big Spring Masonic Lodge #361 of Newville Honored local First Responders during their Monthly Meeting. First Responders included members of the FHC Fire & EMS, Retired PSP Trooper, Retired Carlisle Borough Police Officer & a Retired Carlisle Borough Police Dispatcher. First Responders each received a commemorative pin.

 

Photos By: Bubba Photography

 


 

2 Vehicle Crash

April 25th- Dispatched at 0937 hrs. to West Pennsboro Twp. Carlisle Rd & Crossroad School Rd for Vehicle Accident. R47 arrived on the scene and Assisted EMS with patient care checked hazards and applied hi-dry to fluid Spill. 1 transported to Carlisle Regional Medical Center. Units cleared the scene at 1025 hrs.

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography

 


 

Easter Flower & Bake Sale

April 18th/19th- The Annual Easter Flower and Bake Sale was held on Good Friday and Saturday. All kinds of Easter Flowers, Homemade Pies, Cakes, Candies, Peanut Butter, Coconut and Cherry Eggs, Breads and much more.

 

Photos By: RAS Photography

 


 

Last Week of Operation Easter Egg

April 15th- This was the last week of making homemade Peanut Butter, Coconut and Cherry Easter Eggs. Crews started 8 weeks ago and made 18,000 eggs. Special Thanks to everyone who helped make, sell and consume the eggs. Looking forward to Operation Easter Egg 2015.

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

2 Morning Crashes to start the Month off

April 1st- Dispatched at 0651 Hrs. to Dickinson Twp. Walnut Bottom Rd & Stonehouse Rd for Auto Accident with Rollover. C6A on the scene with vehicle on its side and occupant still in vehicle. R47 arrived and crew assisted with vehicle stabilization and cut the A, B and C post and rolled the roof down. Occupant was transported by Cumberland Goodwill EMS.

 

 

 

April 1st- Dispatched at 0734 hrs. to West Pennsboro Twp. 315 Mt. Rock Rd for Vehicle Accident. Arrived to find single vehicle off the road, with pole sheared off. Crews assisted EMS with patient packaging and checked vehicle for hazards. Occupant Transported by FHC EMS to local medical facility.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Mutual Aid House Fire

March 31st- Dispatched at 0529 hrs. to Upper Frankford Twp. 271 Potato Road for House Fire. Headquarters advised working fire. Engine 247 arrived and deployed handlines and assisted with extinguishment. Engine 147 established fill site along Potato Road. Crews assisted with salvage and overhaul. Units were released from the scene at 0811 hrs.

 

Photos By: Clopper & Brown Photography

 


 

Meat Raffle's Benefit Antique Restoration Project

March 20th- Special Thanks to everyone who attended our meat raffle tonight. Small crowd of 70 people gathered and enjoyed BBQ Chicken half, Baked Beans and Applesauce. Meat Raffle's will start back up again on October 16th, 2014. Profits from our Meat Raffle's are going towards the Restoration of our 1916 American LaFrance Rotary Pumper. The antique will be going for a complete restoration in May or June, which is expected to take about a year to complete.

 

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Appreciation Breakfast

March 8th- Members of the Friendship Hose Company were invited to an Appreciation Breakfast, courtesy of Green Ridge Village. Members were treated to Omelets, sausage, bacon, cheesy potatoes, french toast, fresh fruit and drinks. Members of the West Pennsboro Fire Company also attended.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

New Brush Truck

March 8th- Members of the FHC have been working over the winters months to get our new Brush Truck ready for service. Newville Borough donated a 2001 Ford F350 to the fire company, a forestry grant got us a new 150 gallon tank and skid unit. Vehicle should be in service by the end of April. Here are a few pictures.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

First due Workin' Garage Fire

March 3rd- Dispatched at 2202 hrs. to Upper Mifflin Twp. 290 Middle Road for Garage Fire. E247 arrived to find 3 bays fully involved. E247 wagon-piped the structure, knocking down the majority of the fire, handlines deployed for extinguishment and mop up. Units cleared the scene around 2345 hrs.

 

Photos By: Eberly & JEG Photography

 


 

Dual Ambulances on Fatal Crash

March 1st- Dispatched at 2338 hrs. to Penn Twp. area of 30 Lebo Road for Vehicle Accident with Entrapment. Units arrived on the scene to find single vehicle wrapped around tree. Class 4 patient and entrapment. EMS units assisted with patient care. 1 patient flown by Lifelion Helicopter and a second transported by ground. E47 was dispatched to establish Landing Zone, but was cancelled by E150 who went responding.

 

Photos By: Eberly Photography

 


 

Car VS. Tractor Trailer

February 27th- Dispatched at 0750 hrs. to West Pennsboro Township 127 Log Cabin Road for Vehicle Accident. Arrived on the scene to find single vehicle into tractor trailer. EMS transported 1 patient to local hospital with minor injuries, FD checked vehicles for hazards and spills. Cleaned up debris and released by PSP.

 

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Keep these Friends in mind during their downtime

February 4th-  Our Hearts and Prayers go out to Dale Myers Jr., and Denny Clopper who have both been recently hospitalized. Looking for a quick and speedy recovery to both of you. Also keep in mind Tony Altland as he continues to make progress in his recent illness.

 


 

2014 Operation Easter Egg has Began

February 4th-  Operation Easter Egg started Yesterday February 3, when crews got together mixed the product and formed them into eggs. Cooled overnight, today the milk chocolate gets melted and eggs dipped, trimmed and wrapped. Peanut Butter was the only ones made this first week. Coconut and Cherry eggs will also be available starting next week for $1.00 each.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

1st Alarm House Fire in Franklin County

January 17th-   Dispatched at 1523 hrs. to Franklin County Lurgan Twp. 15879 Cumberland Highway for House Fire. R47 responded with a crew of 5. Crew arrived and assisted with salvage and overhaul. E247 was also on the scene. Units were          released at 1718 hrs.

Photos By: Clopper Photography

 


 

2013 Fire Company Banquet

January 17th-   Approximately 130 people attended the 2013 Awards Banquet and Memorial Service. Members and guest were treated to a home cooked meal by the fire company auxiliary. After the meal Pr+esident Wiser introduced special guest who attended including may local dignitaries from the local municipalities and fire companies. Next Chaplain Graver lead us in scripture and prayer remembering the 8 members who had passed away this year:

                                     Nancy C. Myers      Life Member     Joined: 11/12/1978     Died: 3/4/2013

                                     John E. Bender Sr.   Life Member/Fire Chief  Joined:   6/11/1944   Died: 3/24/2013

                                     Doris L. Heberlig     Life Member      Joined: 2/11/1986     Died: 6/10/2013

                                     John R. Hurley     Life Membebr      Joined: 8-14-1962     Died: 6/27/2013

                                    Timothy P. Wittlinger     Joined: 1/11/1977     Died: 7/28//2013

                                    Carl D. Burkholder     Joined: 5/17/1966     Died: 9/30/2013

                                    John Eutzy     Joined: 10/9/1973     Died: 11/2/2013

                                    Lester Moffit     Joined: 3/9/1937     Died: 12/22/2013

 

Members also Honored Most Dedicated Member to Stephen E. Salisbury Sr.

Dean Baker Award was presented to Dave Heberlig in Honor of his wife Doris L.Heberlig for her dedication to the FHC.

EMS Awards were presented to Renee' Shively as EMT of the year and Try Wiser received the EMS Chief's Award.

Fire Awards were presented to: Apparatus Driver of the Year Troy Wiser; Rookie Firefighter of the Year Jesse Wallace,

Firefighter of the Year Travis Sims, Fire Chief's Awards were presented to Nicole Griffie and Buck Bigler.

 

  

  

Photos By: R. Shively Photography

 


 

Assist on House Fire

January 8th-   Dispatched at 0903 hrs. to Penn Twp. 2254 Pine Road for House Fire. E247 responded and crew assisted with Salvage and Overhaul. Placed in service at 1130 hrs.

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography

 


 

Another Life Member and Fire Police Lieutenant passes

January 2nd-   Life Member and Fire Police Lieutenant Richard L. Hurley passed away this evening after a short illness. Family is planning a memorial service and we will post it when it will be held. Please be with Richard's Mother and family.

 

 


 

2014 Ambulance Memberships

 

 


 

SUPER RAFFLE TICKETS READY

November 14th-  2014 Super Raffle Tickets are Now Available. Get Tickets before January 1st for $40.00 each, after January 1st $50.00 Each. See a member of either company for your tickets or contact the following:

 

           Teresea Bear 717.226.4255            Rick Shoemaker 717.226.7282          or Joel Griffie at griff4701@embarqmail.com

 

 

 

 


 

Trash Truck Overturned

October 7th- Dispatched at 0847 hrs. to the 1600 Blk. of Doubling Gap Road in Lower Mifflin Township for Truck Overturned with Fire and Entrapment. Fire and EMS arrived to find fire put out by bystanders and no entrapment. Rescue and EMS personnel worked together to get the driver out of the truck. Driver was then transported to the Doubling Gap Church Camp where Life Lion Helicopter transported him to local Trauma Center. Roadway remained closed until clean up was complete.

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography

 


 

National FIRE PREVENTION WEEK - October 6-12, 2013

October 6th- This week is National FIRE PREVENTION Week. This year's theme is PREVENT KITCHEN FIRES. Member of the FHC along with the other local fire companies will be visiting the local elementary school to help spread this years theme.

 

 


 

MONTHLY REPORT

September 2013-  Friendship Hose Company Responded to 20 Fire & Rescue Calls for the Month.

 

          Municipality                                                Incident Type

          West Pennsboro Twp.          7                    Rescue Calls                   6

          Upper Mifflin Twp.               2                    Fire Alarms                     3

          Penn Township                     2                    Auto Accidents               3

          Newville Borough                 1                    Brush/Grass Fire             2

          North Newton Twp.             1                    Transfers (ENG)             2

          Lower Mifflin Twp.               1                    Structure Fire-                1

          Hopewell Twp.                     1                    Auto Accident w/Ent.     1

          Cooke Twp.                         1                    Barn Fire                        1

          South Newton Twp.             1                    PD Assist-                      1

          Dickinson Twp.                    1

          Silver Spring Twp.                1

          Landisburg Borough PC       1

 

 


 

County Convention

September 14th-  Members of the FHC attended the Annual Cumberland County Volunteer Firefighters Convention held in Mechanicsburg, PA. Host companies were Co. 23, 27 and 28.  Co. 47 attended with E147, MP47 and"Resolution" Hand Cart. We brought 3rd place for MP47, 1st Place Hand Cart and Best Appearing Company 3 or less pieces. Great job by everyone who went.

 

 


 

Crash with Entrapment

September 6th-  Dispatched at 1425 hrs. to Cooke Twp. 1700 blk. Centerville Road for Vehicle Accident with Entrapment. Co. 50 arrived on the scene to find single vehicle into tree with heavy entrapment. R47 and crew arrived and immediately because extrication from the passenger side, Co. 50 & 49 working on drivers side. Removed 4 doors, entire roof, dash and other small pieces to finally free driver about an hour after arrival. Drivers was then flown via Life Lion Helicopter from Co. 50 station. Great Team working.

 

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography and Penn Twp. Fire Co.

 


 

Skid Loader Fire

August 15th-  Dispatched at 1232 hrs. to Box 451-01, Upper Mifflin Twp. Mountain Road in the area of the Gamelands for Skid Loader Fire. E247 arrived to find large skid loader well involved. Handline off E247 for extinguishment. PA Game Commission was working on clearing areas when vehicle caught fire. No Injuries and Thanks to Chief 49 for his assistance.

 

 

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography

 


 

Single Vehicle Crash

August 7th-  Dispatched at 2157 hrs. to North Newton Twp. 535 Shippensburg Road for Vehicle Accident. Arrived on the scene to find single vehicle that left the roadway, struck utility pole and pine tree. No injuries. FD checked for hazards and spills.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Crash Interrupts Early Morning Commute

August 6th-  Dispatched at 0511 hrs. to 100 Blk. of Centerville Road at the Newville Borough/West Pennsboro Twp. Line for Vehicle Accident. Arrived on the scene to find single vehicle into utility pole, pole and wires down, and driver out of vehicle. No injuries. Fire Police remained on the scene until 1100 hrs. directing traffic.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Convention Parade

August 3rd-  The "Resolution", our hand cart participated in the Cumberland Valley Annual Fireman's Parade which was held in Shippensburg, PA. The Resolution was pulled by a pair of Percherons Horses named Kate & Della. Thanks to the Bunning Family for the horses and riders. The Resolution won first place.

 

Photos By: Clopper Photography & R.A. Shively Photography

 


 

Another Member Passes Away

July 28th-  Member Timothy P. Wittlinger passed away on July 28th, 2013 after a long illness. Please be with Tim's wife Mary and the entire Wittlinger Family.

 

 


 

Two Vehicle's Collide

July 13th-  Dispatch at 2257 hrs. to Upper Mifflin Twp. Middle Rd & Roxbury Rd for Vehicle Accident. C147 arrived to find 2 vehicles involved and poss. of 3 patients. EMS and FD arrived, secured vehicle, spill management and assisted with patient care. 2nd BLS was dispatched and both units transported tom local medical facility.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Single Vehicle Crash

July 13th-  Dispatched at 1014 hrs. to North Newton Twp. 100 Blk. of Oakville Rd for Vehicle Overturned into Utility Pole. Crews arrived to find occupant out of vehicle. EMS attended to and transport patient to local hospital. E147 / R47 crew staged before being placed available by Command 49. Fire police assisted with traffic control.

 

Photos By: JEG Photography

 


 

Firefighter's have Winning Team in Barn Yard Olympics

July 11th-  Two groups of Newville Firefighters participated along with 6 other teams in the Annual Newville Fair Barn Yard Olympics. Team Newville FIRE was crowned the 2013 Champions. Team Members consisted of Nathaniel Bigler, Jake Griffie, Michael Hamilton and Brad Stouffer. Members participated in several events including, Tractor Tire Roll (blind folded), Cantaloupe Toss, Egg Relay, and Farmer Feeds him Calve (Live Person) his milk. Great time had by all and Rumor has it Team Newville FIRE will be headed to the Shippensburg Fair to defend the Title.

 

Photos By: Mellinger Photography

 


 

 

In Memory of:

 

 

ETHAN  LYNN  AMSBAUGH

 

Member January 13, 2009 - June 2, 2012

 

 

 

Ethan L. Amsbaugh 22, passed away Saturday June 2, 2012 from a vehicle accident

involving an ambulance from the Mount Union Fire Company  in Huntingdon County, Pa.

 

Our Hearts and Prayers go out to the Amsbaugh Family, Mount Union Fire Company

and Priority Response Ambulance.

 

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS

ETHAN L. AMSBAUGH; FF/EMS PROVIDER

Friday June 8, 2012   10:00am

St. Patrick's Church

85 Marsh Drive, Carlisle, PA 17015

 

VIEWING WILL START AT 10:00 AM FOLLOWED BY MASS OF CHRISTIAN BURIAL.

 

All request to attend or bring Fire or EMS units should be forwarded to Fire Chief Joel Griffie by phone

717-226-7017 or email griff4701@embarqmail.com with number of units and members attending.

 

 
 

 

 
 

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