Station Clean Up

Station Clean Up

Friday, July 18, 2014 – Today we had youth volunteers from the Worship Center in Leola come to the station to do community service.They spent four hours washing all the apparatus and cleaning the station inside and out.We appreciate the great job they did.

Duck Rescue

Duck Rescue

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 – These Ducks needed a little professional guidance to get to the pond from their nest in the bushes. The dispatch center contacted fire chief Matt Bono at 1100Hrs today for a ducks in the storm drain call in the area of Target, when he arrived he found the mother Duck
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Building Fire Assist To Stations 44,41 And 63

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 – In the past week Station 62 has assisted our neighboring companies on 3 building fires.On 7/8 at 03:43 hours Engine 62-2 and Tanker 62 were dispatched as part of the first alarm assignment to assist Station 44(Intercourse) at a Barn Fire in the 3400 block of West Newport Road.On 7/12
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It’s Summertime…

It’s Summertime…

Saturday, July 5, 2014 – …and that can only mean a handful of things for the Firefighters here at Witmer… Water Supply Training! This past week, during 2 opportunities, members were able to practice and/or learn various means of Rural Water Supply. Monday night, members participated in a township-wide Rural Water Supply drill hosted by
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MVC At Horseshoe And Mt.Sidney

Sunday, May 18, 2014 – This morning at 10:49 hours Station 62 was alerted along with EMS units from 38(Leola) and LEMSA to a Motor Vehicle Crash at the intersection of Horseshoe and Mount Sidney.Deputy 62(Kauffman) arrived to find a two vehicle crash with at least one person injuried.Engine 62-1 arrived and their crew depowered
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Busy Weekend For The Witmer Volunteers

Sunday, May 11, 2014 – The weekend started early Friday morning during the morning commute for members of Station 62. Engine 62-1 was dispatched shortly after 7am to assist Station 204 (MTFR Eden) with an Accident on Route 23 at Pine Drive in East Lampeter Township that involved a Tractor Trailer. Engine 62-1 made the
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Live Burn With 63 And 41

Live Burn With 63 And 41

Sunday, May 11, 2014 – On 5/10/14, members staffed Engine 62-2 and traveled to the West Chester Training facility for a live fire exercise with Stations 63 (Lafayette) and 41 (Bird-In-Hand). In the morning, crews did multiple live fire run-ins; and then in the afternoon crews setup mock incidents that included a residential building fire
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Vehicle Accident And Building Fire Assists To Station 63

Vehicle Accident And Building Fire Assists To Station 63

Saturday, May 3, 2014 – At 1333 hours, Engine 62-1 was dispatched to Route 30 East at the Route 340 exit for a vehicle accident assist to Station 63 (Lafayette). The Engine responded and assisted with de-powering the involved vehicles and spill control. At 1658 hours, Engine 62-2 was dispatched to the IHOP on Lincoln
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MVC On Stumptown Road

Friday, May 2, 2014 – Today at 13:44 hours Station 62 was alerted along with EMS from 38(Leola) to a Motor Vehicle Crash in the 2600 block of Stumptown Road.Engine 62-1 with OIC Lieutenant Lapp arrived to find one vehicle in a field approximately 100 yards off the roadway with the driver still in the
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Assist To Station 63

Saturday, April 26, 2014 – This evening at 19:58 hours Engine 62-2 was alerted along with Stations 63(Lafayette),48(Ronks),41(Bird-In-Hand),204(Eden),5(Strasburg) and EMS from 43(Gordonville) to a reported Building Fire at the Red Roof Inn on Lincoln Highway East.Deputy 62(Kauffman) arrived to find a working fire in the laundry room that was contained to a dryer.Engine 62-2 with
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