Oct
19
2014

Thank You for a successful Ox Roast

The Witmer Fire Protective Association would like to thank everyone who came out and supported us at our Ox Roast yesterday, and a special thanks to those who took the time off on a beautiful Saturday to come out and donate their time and help us make this a successful event.  2308 takeout meals where
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Oct
9
2014

CV High School Bonfire

 Engine 62-2 was out at the Conestoga Valley High School last evening for their annual bonfire, which over the years has turned into a considerably large event with various activities throughout the evening and a large pile of wooden pallets that the schools staff light at the end to make the bonfire. Engine 62-2 stood
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Jul
18
2014

Station Clean Up

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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.
Jul
16
2014

Duck Rescue

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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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Jul
15
2014

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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Jul
5
2014

It’s Summertime…

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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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May
18
2014

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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May
11
2014

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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May
11
2014

Live Burn With 63 And 41

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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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May
3
2014

Vehicle Accident And Building Fire Assists To Station 63

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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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