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

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

Carbon Monoxide in a residence

A call to HQ station prompted a response to Fifth Ave to investigate a Carbon Monoxide detector going off. Tower 1 with 2 responded to investigate and while speaking with the property owner the Carbon Monoxide meter began showing reading of CO. Engine 1-1 was added to the call and both units assisted with investigation. Crews found high reading of CO in the basement of both sides of the residence. Crews were assisted by the Borough Gas Dept. Crews ventilated the building to clear the CO out. Home owners were advised of having someone to evaluate their gas-fed appliances before clearing the scene.

Anytime you have a Smoke Detector of Carbon Monoxide Detector that goes off for unknown reasons, it is always best to have it checked. Early detection and notification to the Fire Dept. saves lives.