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Chambersburg, PA 17201
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Current Statistics

BLS Calls 2,428
Fire Calls 490
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

Dryer Fire

Company 1 units were alerted this morning for a dryer fire at the YMCA, 570 East McKinley Street, reported out. Engine 1-4 and Asst. Chief 1 arrived finding normal conditions from the building and all occupants evacuated. Crews encountered a smoke condition in the lower level and the assignment was upgraded. Fire was located inside a large dryer and quickly extinguished with no fire leaving the dryer. Units remained on scene for over an hour checking for extension and removing smoke from the basement.