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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 1,131
Fire Calls 192
BLS Calls 4,351
Fire Calls 995
Fire Drills 7
Fire Prevention 40
Firehouse Tours 15
Public Displays 26
Attendance 6,989
Child Seat Installation 164
Smoke/CO Alarm Installation          590

House Fire

At 2:07 p.m., CFD and surrounding departments were alerted for smoke inside a house at 940 Stouffer Avenue. Assistant Chief 49 arrived to find a multi-family dwelling with smoke in the basement. Engine 43 (transferred to New Franklin FD) was the first to arrive, and crews stretched a line to the basement. Engine 1-1's crew arrived and stretched a back-up line to protect the steps. Upon investigation, fire was found in the door jamb and basement wall in the one apartment. Crews opened up the wall and checked for further extension. All units remained on scene for around 1-1/2 hours before Command (C1) released the box.