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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 1,642
Fire Calls 360
BLS Calls 4,600
Fire Calls 880
Fire Drills 2
Fire Prevention 22
Firehouse Tours 0
Public Displays 13
Attendance 1,625
Child Seat Installation 69
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          311

Appliance Fire

Company 1 units and mutual aid were sent to the 1400 block of Philadelphia Ave for a report of an appliance on fire in a nursing home. Asst. Chief 1 arrived immediately after dispatch to find a 4 story nursing facility with normal conditions and the building being evacuated. Initial crews found a dishwasher that had malfunctioned, with no fire. Asst. Chief 1 held Company 1 units for investigation and returned the remainder.