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

Current Statistics

2017
BLS Calls 3,204
Fire Calls 674
                 
2016
BLS Calls 4,167
Fire Calls 1,044
Fire Drills 9
Fire Prevention 48
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 20
Attendance 7,831
Child Seat Installation 81
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          286

News

House Fire at 625 East Catherine St.
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Around 4:30 p.m., CFD and surrounding departments were alerted for a shed fire with possible extension into the house at the intersection of South Seventh and East Catherine Streets. Read more
Close Before You Doze
Wednesday, September 20, 2017
The Chambersburg Fire Department is reaching out across the community to deliver an important message it believes can save lives during a house fire. Read more
Smoke Reported at Chambersburg Hospital
Sunday, September 17, 2017
A late evening call sent CFD and surrounding departments to the Chambersburg Hospital for smoke inside the building. While en route, dispatch advised smoke in a maternity delivery room. Read more
First Responder Recognition
Saturday, September 16, 2017
CFD attended the First Responder Appreciation Event held at MS Harley Davidson. On site was apparatus display, police canine demonstrations, food and music. Read more
CFD Welcomes Two FF/EMTs
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The second and third of the newly hired firefighters were sworn in by Mayor Brown at Monday night's Council meeting. Robert Barrett is a member of the Russell Volunteer Fire Department Read more
Auto Fire on Second Street
Friday, September 8, 2017
CFD was alerted just before 9:30 a.m. to South Second Street and East Catherine Street for a possible auto fire. Engine 1-4 arrived shortly after dispatch to find a working fire in a small passenger car at 452 South Second Street. Read more
CFD Truck 1 For Sale
Tuesday, September 5, 2017
Truck 1 is available immediately for sale by the Borough of Chambersburg. A 1998 E One 95’ Rear Mount Aerial Ladder and a six-man cab with 54,240 miles, 6,027 engine hours, and 1,294 aerial hours. Read more
CFD Promotes Fire Prevention
Saturday, August 26, 2017
The Franklin County Head Start Resource Fair was held at the Brethren Fellowship Church on Lincoln Way East. Read more
MVA with Injuries
Monday, August 28, 2017
Just before 3 p.m., CFD was alerted to 200 North Main Street for a vehicle accident with injuries. AC 1 arrived to find a single vehicle that struck the curb and then a light pole. Read more
Kitchen Fire on Broad Street
Sunday, August 20, 2017
Shortly after 10 p.m., CFD was alerted for a stove fire at 778 Broad Street. Engine 1-2 was the first to arrive to find a kitchen fire in a downstairs apartment. A line was quickly put in place, and the fire was held to the kitchen area with smoke and heat damage to the remainder of the apartment. Read more
Apartment Building Fire
Friday, August 18, 2017
At 7:36 p.m., a box alarm was put out for CFD and surrounding units to 353 East Liberty Street for an apartment building fire with people trapped. The police department was in the area Read more
Stove Fire on Ragged Edge Road
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
CFD was alerted shortly after the shift change to 896 Ragged Edge Road, Fayetteville Fire Department's first due, for an appliance fire. Deputy Chief 47 arrived shortly after dispatch to find a two story, Read more
CFD Welcomes Sam Nehf
Monday, August 7, 2017
The first of three newly hired firefighters was sworn in by Mayor Brown at Monday night's Council meeting. Sam Nehf joined the Department last evening after several weeks of pre-employment Read more
Barn Fire on Jack Road
Saturday, August 5, 2017
At 9:51 p.m., Tower 1 was alerted to 4289 Jack Road, St. Thomas' first due, for a reported barn fire. Engine 18-1 arrived to find a canopy style, hay storage loft fully involved. Chief 18 requested the Read more
House Fire on Shatzer Street
Friday, August 4, 2017
Tower 1 was alerted to 4345 Shatzer Street, St. Thomas Fire Department's first due, for a reported house fire around 8:00 p.m. Deputy Chief 47 arrived and confirmed a fire in the garage with occupants Read more
Two Alarm Townhome Fire
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
At 2:30 a.m., "C" shift was alerted for a possible townhome fire at 1001 Byers Avenue. Assistant Chief 49 arrived shortly after dispatch advising an end unit on fire and requested the working fire Read more
Apartment Fire on Queen Street
Monday, July 31, 2017
Shortly after midnight, CFD "B" shift was dispatched to the area of 30 West Queen Street, in the Borough, for a possible apartment building fire. Engine 1-2 arrived to find a working apartment building fire Read more
Tower 1 in Service
Saturday, July 29, 2017
On July 29th, Tower 1 was placed in service ultimately replacing the almost twenty-year old Truck 1. This 2017 Pierce Arrow XT Mid-Mount has many features that will serve the Borough of Chambersburg Read more
CFD is Hiring
Friday, July 28, 2017
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
MVA at E. King & N. Second Street
Friday, July 14, 2017
Engine 1-2, Truck 1, and Ambulance 1-8 were alerted at 10:58 a.m. for an auto accident at the intersection of East King Street and North Second Street. Units arrived on scene to find two vehicles lodged against the utility pole. Read more
FIREWORKS SAFETY TIPS
Wednesday, June 30, 2017
The Chambersburg Fire Department urges all to let the fireworks to the professionals. Please enjoy the spectacular display at Memorial Park on Tuesday July 4th. Please listen to local radio stations and look on social media for times and rain dates. Read more
Auto Accident at Red Lobster
Wednesday, June 21, 2017
The third crash of the day sent CFD to Red Lobster, 935 Wayne Avenue, just after 1 p.m. Crews found two autos involved, and the building struck by one of the vehicles. Read more
MVA with Fly Out
Monday, June 19, 2017
Just before 10 a.m., Chief 1 came across an accident at Cornertown Road and Philadelphia Avenue, in Franklin Fire Department's first due. Ambulance 1-8 was dispatched as the EMS Read more
Structure Fire at 467 Lincoln Way East
Sunday, June 18, 2017
An early afternoon call for smoke in the structure at 467 Lincoln Way East sent Chambersburg Fire Department and surrounding units to the scene. Crews investigated and found fire Read more
One Injured When Auto Damages Home
Thursday, June 15, 2017
An auto into a house in St. Thomas Fire Department's first due area at 1911 Criders Church Road sent Ambulance 1-7 to the scene shortly after 10 a.m. Crews arrived to find one auto backed Read more
Building Fire at 1873 Pioneer Drive
Thursday, June 15, 2017
CFD was alerted at 5:47 a.m. for a reported building fire at 1873 Pioneer Drive in St. Thomas Fire Department's first due. Company 18 arrived to find a working fire in a large, out building used for farming operations. Read more
Crash with Fly Out
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
CFD was alerted just before 12:30 p.m. to the intersection of North Franklin Street and West King Street for an auto accident with a vehicle rolled over. Chief 1 arrived to find two vehicles Read more
Visitors from Germany
Tuesday, June 13, 2017
The Chambersburg Fire Department had the pleasure to meet a couple who work as firefighters in Germany. Our fellow firefighters toured Headquarters’ Station and the Chambersburg Volunteer Fireman’s Museum Read more
4 Box Alarms, 1 RV Fire, and 26 EMS Runs
Friday, June 3, 2017
An eventful two days for C & A shifts tallied up four box alarms that turned in to two structure fires and two appliance fires. The first box assignment was to 1232 South Fifth Street on Friday evening at 9:45 p.m. Crews arrived to find a malfunctioning microwave. Read more