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

Current Statistics

2018
BLS Calls 2320
Fire Calls 700
                 
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

News

CFD Hosts Monthly Safety Day
Friday, February 23, 2018
The Chambersburg Fire Department will host a monthly safety day at 130 North Second Street on the first Saturday of every month through 2018. Car Seat checks/installs are based on car seat availability. Read more
CFD is Hiring
Thursday, March 1, 2018
The Borough of Chambersburg is currently hiring part-time Firefighter/EMT-B employees. Firefighter/EMT-B employees will be responsible for firefighting and fire prevention activities in protecting life and property; Read more
CFD Assists New Franklin Fire Dept.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
A call was dispatched at 11:00 a.m. for a reported house fire at 2643 New Franklin Road, Company 17's first due. Engine 1-2 arrived directly behind Read more
Smoke Inside Hampton Inn
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
CFD was alerted at 10:22 a.m. to Hampton Inn, a New Franklin Fire Department first due box area, for smoke inside the building. Engine 1-1, Engine 1-4, Duty 1, and Chief 1 were first arriving Read more
Truck 1 Continues to Serve
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
After over 20 years of service to the Borough of Chambersburg and surrounding municipalities, Truck 1 rolled out of Headquarters’ Station for the final time today. Read more
Smoke Inside a Home on Liberty St
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The box for smoke inside a residence was dispatched at 4:36 a.m. to 377 East Liberty sending CFD and surrounding units. Engine 1-4 was the first to arrive to find Read more
Brush Fire at 22 Saint Paul Dr
Monday, July 9, 2018
A brush fire at 22 Saint Paul Drive, Summit Health Building 1, sent fire units out around 1:30 p.m. Chief 1 and Engine 1-1 arrived to find building Read more
Dumpster Fire at 1285 Progress Rd
Saturday, July 7, 2018
Just before midnight, Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-8 were dispatched to 1285 Progress Road for a possible dumpster fire. Engine 1-4 arrived to find a working dumpster Read more
Fireworks at Memorial Park
Saturday, July 7, 2018
CFD assisted with safety standby for the fireworks crew as well as for visitors of the wonderful fireworks event held by the 21 Day Retreat. Thousands ascend on Memorial Park Read more
Dog Days of Summer
Friday, July 6, 2018
This time of year, as temperatures hover above 90 degrees, remember to never leave your loved one in the vehicle for any amount of time. Keep them cool Read more
MVA at Parkwood/Sunbrook Drives
Thursday, July 5, 2018
At 11:54 a.m., Engine 1-1 and Ambulance 1-8 were dispatched to the intersection of Parkwood Drive and Sunbrook Drive for an auto accident. Crews arrived to find two vehicles, Read more
Grant Funds Provide Rescue Equipment
Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Today the Department received the order for additional rescue equipment that was purchased on the State Fire Commissioner's grant. This equipment will be vital to assist Read more
Fuel Spill at 251 E Washington St
Sunday, June 3, 2018
CFD units were alerted for a fuel spill at 251 East Washington Street and found an estimated 20 gallons of spilled gasoline. Crews from Engine 1-2, Tower 1 and Ambulance 1-9 Read more
CFD Attends PPL Electric Safety
Thursday, May 31, 2018
CFD Members attended invaluable electrical safety training provided by the Borough Electric Department and PPL Electric. Borough crews went through ten scenarios Read more
25 Years of Service Recognized
Thursday, May 24, 2018
At a recent event hosted by the Health Federation during EMS Week, FF/EMT Ed Royer received his 25-year service award as a Pennsylvania EMT. Read more
CFD Rescues Eight Furry Friends
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
This time of year, crews are kept busy with saving lives of a different size and shape. With the rains of Spring come little ducklings that sometimes have a difficult time finding their way to the stream Read more
Smoke Reported at Ventura Foods
Thursday, May 10, 2018
The box alarm was sounded for 1501 Orchard Drive, Ventura Foods, for smoke in the building. Initial reports to dispatch reported a fire in the shipping area. Read more
Auto Fire at 200 Block East Washington St.
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
An early afternoon call to dispatch for an auto fire sent CFD to the 200 block of East Washington Street. Read more
Alarm Results in Commercial Fire at Big Lots
Saturday, April 28, 2018
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. Read more
Birgfeld Graduates HACC Academy
Friday, April 27, 2018
After eight weeks of intense training at HACC Fire Academy, FF/EMT Jamie Birgfeld graduated as class 59. Read more
Trees Down at 52 E Commerce St
Monday, April 16, 2018
Torrential downpour posed a unique situation at 52 East Commerce Street. Just after 12 noon, CFD was dispatched for a Read more
Tractor Trailer Fire at 1819 Wayne Road
Saturday, April 14, 2018
The commercial building assignment was dispatched to 1819 Wayne Road, Company 17's first due, for multiple tractor trailers on fire. Read more
Mulch Fire at 980 Norland Avenue
Friday, April 13, 2018
As noontime traffic overtook the Norland Avenue area, CFD was alerted for a brush fire at Longhorn Steakhouse. Engine 1-1 arrived to find a smoldering mulch Read more
FF Birgfeld Nears HACC Completion
Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Firefighter Birgfeld nears completion of his eight-week fire academy at HACC. Chief Ulrich met with him during firefighter survival and RIT operations Read more
Gas Odor Reported at City Hall
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
Just after 9:00 p.m., a call to Headquarters reporting a gas odor inside City Hall, 100 South Second Street, sent CFD units to the scene. Crews arrived to find normal conditions on the inside of the building Read more
MVA at 831 Wayne Avenue
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
An early evening call to the parking lot of Mario's Pizza sent Engine 1-4 and Ambulance 1-8 to the scene. Crews found that a vehicle left the drive through at F&M Trust, Read more
Dryer Fire at 112 North Seventh St
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
At 10:23 a.m., the commercial fire assignment was dispatched for a laundry dryer on fire inside Chambersburg Hospital at 112 North Seventh Street. Read more