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

Current Statistics

2020
BLS Calls 2,085
Fire Calls 385
                 
2019
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

News

Appliance Fire
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
At 11:00 a.m., units were dispatched to 963 Geyer Drive for an appliance on fire. Dispatch advised that an oven was on fire after it was placed in... Read more
Reported House Fire
Sunday, July 5, 2020
A box alarm at 9:42 p.m. sent units to 151 South Fourth Street, in the Borough, for a reported house on fire. Ambulance 1-8 arrived shortly after dispatch to find... Read more
Hazmat/Ammonia Leak
Thursday, July 2, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department responded to 225 West Vine Street, Catch-up Logistics, just after 11:30 a.m. for an ammonia leak. While units were responding, dispatch advised that there was an... Read more
House Fire
Monday, June 29, 2020
CFD and surrounding departments were called to 402 South Main Street for a reported smoke in the building. Engine 1-4 arrived first to find a 2.5 story, middle of the row apartment with... Read more
Propane Leak
Monday, June 29, 2020
A call to the station was received after 8:30 a.m. with a report of suspicious bubbles rising from underground tanks at Wilson College. Crews investigated to find four underground tanks that had a... Read more
Inside Investigation
Sunday, June 28, 2020
A call to Olive Garden sent "B" Shift out the door at 8:00 p.m. to investigate an odor of something burning inside. Crews arrived and completed an extensive search of what the staff stated... Read more
Fireworks Safety
Thursday, June 25, 2020
Summer is synonymous with barbecues, parades and fireworks. The Chambersburg Fire Department advises everyone to enjoy fireworks at public displays conducted by professionals and not to use any fireworks at home... Read more
Smoke Investigation
Thursday, June 18, 2020
CFD responded just after 8:00 a.m. for a commercial fire alarm at 1070 Stouffer Avenue. While responding, the assignment was upgraded for... Read more
House Fire
Wednesday, June 3, 2020
A box alarm was dispatched just before 5:30 p.m. for a reported house on fire at 497 Lincoln Way East. Engine 1-1 arrived to find mulch and ... Read more
Vehicle Fire
Tuesday, June 2, 2020
CFD was alerted just after midnight to 1 Monticello Court, at Sheetz, for a vehicle fire with exposures. Engine 1-1 arrived to find a fire in... Read more
Congratulations Graduates
Friday, May 29, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to congratulate all of the 2020 Graduates. We wish a bright and happy future to... Read more
Donation
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Thank you to Duck Donuts from Mechanicsburg for going the extra mile and dropping off two dozen donuts to the fire department... Read more
National EMS Week
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
The officers of CFD would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Department's FF/EMTs that are on the front line day in and out doing an extraordinary job for... Read more
Donation
Monday, May 18, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank the Gates Industrial Corporate Foundation for their generous donation to the Department.... Read more
Donation
Friday, May 15, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank Marisol Felicano, F&M Trust Community Office Manager, and the whole F&M Trust team for their generous donation... Read more
National Police Week
Monday, May 11, 2020
The officers and members of the Chambersburg Fire Department would like to send out a sincere thank you to our local law enforcement agencies, especially... Read more
Inside Investigation
Saturday, May 09, 2020
At 12:19 p.m., CFD responded to 413 Phoenix Drive for an inside investigation of an odor of sulfur. While responding to the scene, dispatch notified crews that the caller was... Read more
Shed Fire
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Company 1 units were alerted to 804 Wayne Avenue for a reported shed fire. When crews arrived, they found a 6’ by 6’ shed with smoldering mulch around it with no extension... Read more
Auto Fire
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Around one hour after returning from the inside investigation, Engine 1-1, Engine 1-4, and Ambulance 1-7 were dispatched to 112 North Seventh Street, Chambersburg Hospital ER parking lot, for... Read more
Inside Investigation
Tuesday, April 21, 2020
At 4:00 p.m., crews responded to 840 Fifth Avenue, Spirit Lutheran, for an inside investigation of an odor of smoke. Units arrived to find a strong odor of what seemed like electrical... Read more
Apartment Building Fire
Sunday, April 19, 2020
A few hours after the appliance fire, crews responded for a reported apartment building on fire at 1931 Ashley Drive. Sergeant 44 arrived shortly after dispatch to find... Read more
Appliance Fire
Sunday, April 19, 2020
CFD and surrounding departments were alerted for an appliance fire at 1285 Progress Road just after 1:00 p.m. Crews arrived to find a three-story apartment with normal conditions. Upon investigation, crews found... Read more
Duck Rescue
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Crews were called out to the intersection of Parkwood Drive and Woodvale Drive for ducks stuck in a storm drain. Engine 1-1's crew arrived and removed approximately ... Read more
Land Rescue
Sunday, April 12, 2020
Units were alerted to the 100 Block of Lincoln Way West for a Land Rescue at 12:33 p.m. While responding, communications advised a subject was stuck in the stream... Read more
House Fire
Saturday, April 11, 2020
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... Read more
Thank You Jersey Mike’s
Saturday, April 11, 2020
The Chambersburg Fire Department would like to thank Jersey Mike's of Chambersburg as well as... Read more
MVA with Rollover
Saturday, April 11, 2020
CFD was called out to 20 South Main Street just after 7:30 a.m. for a vehicle accident with rollover and entrapment. Assistant Chief 1 (Command) arrived on scene to find... Read more
Thank You Starr Insurance
Thursday, April 9, 2020
UCFD would like to send a sincere thank you to Starr Insurance for their gracious donation of lunches for both shifts. ... Read more
Thank You for the Support!
Monday, April 06, 2020
The officers and staff at the Chambersburg Fire Department want to thank all of the community members that continue to show support and gratitude to our Department. During these... Read more
Inside Investigation
Sunday, April 5, 2020
A call to Headquarters’ Station alerted crews at 9:00 p.m. to 138 Park Avenue for an inside investigation of odor of natural gas. CFD arrived and stretched... Read more
Electrical Fire
Friday, April 03, 2020
Shortly after crews arrived back to the station from the house fire on Etter Road, the Tower was dispatched to 225 Sollenberger Road for an electrical fire in... Read more
House Fire
Friday, April 03, 2020
As Engine 1-1's crew was working on a building fire, Engine 1-4 and the Tower were alerted just after 5:30 p.m. to 3194 Etter Road for a house fire. Engine 1-4 and Tower 1 arrived... Read more
Building Fire
Friday, April 03, 2020
A call in to the 911 center from Chief 17 reporting a building on fire at 1153 Swamp Fox Road sent Engine 1-1 out the door. Engine 1-1's crew arrived and was assigned... Read more
Fuel Spill
Friday, March 27, 2020
Around 5:00 p.m., Engine 1-4, Tower 1, and Ambulance 1-7 were alerted for a possible fuel spill on Wayne Avenue. Chief 1 arrived to find that... Read more
Inside Investigation of Gas Odor
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
At 3:55 p.m., crews were called out for an inside investigation at 892 Broad Street. While responding, it was advised that the caller had an odor of... Read more
Porch Fire
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Just before midnight, CFD was called to 417 Lincoln Way West for a reported house on fire with occupants possibly still inside. Units arrived to find the fire out after... Read more
Electrical Fire at 939 Wayne Ave
Monday, March 16, 2020
At 9:14 p.m., the Chambersburg Fire Department was alerted for an electrical fire at 939 Wayne Avenue. Crews arrived to find an end of the row, commercial property that was... Read more
Building Fire at 1340 Opportunity Ave
Monday, March 16, 2020
At 11:33 a.m., Tower 1 was alerted on the building fire assignment at 1340 Opportunity Avenue, Letterkenny. Initial crews from Company 13 arrived to find a working fire in the rood/HVAC ducts... Read more
House Fire at 964 New Franklin Rd
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Engine Company 1 was alerted at 4:27 a.m. for the house fire at 964 New Franklin Road, Marion FD's first due. Engine 1-1, Engine 1-4, D/C 1, and A/C 1 responded and assisted... Read more
Battery Pack Ignites Fire
Friday, March 13, 2020
A box alarm for a house fire at 309 Cosell Drive was sounded just before 5:00 p.m. While responding, dispatch advised that there was a battery pack that had exploded and is now on fire.... Read more
Gas Odor at 72 South Main St
Thursday, March 12, 2020
Company 1 was dispatched to 72 South Main Street at 9:29 a.m. for an odor of natural gas inside an apartment building. Crews arrived and investigated the building, as well as exposures... Read more
Check Your Smoke Alarms
Friday, March 6, 2020
Daylight Savings Time for most means time to change the clocks and adapt to the new daylight schedule, but for fire departments, it signifies the time of the year to remind everyone to change batteries in smoke alarms as well as complete a few simple safety checks... Read more