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130 N Second St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201
717-263-5872 Tel
717-261-3296 Fax

Current Statistics

2018
BLS Calls 1,085
Fire Calls 339
                 
2017
BLS Calls 4,260
Fire Calls 926
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 39
Firehouse Tours 11
Public Displays 26
Attendance 8,626
Child Seat Installation 67
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          244

Alarm Results in Commercial Fire at Big Lots


As the annual CFD Appreciation Dinner was ready to begin, CFD transfer crews were alerted for a commercial fire alarm at Big Lots, 184 West Washington Street. As units were approaching the scene, a column of black smoke was seen from the rear of the building. The first arriving unit found a working fire on the loading dock. Crews worked quickly to contain the fire and prevented it from extending into the building. All units cleared in around one hour.