1069 Old Route 30 | PO Box 172 | Cashtown, PA 17310
(717) 334-3838 | Fax (717) 334-2872
|May 2, 2012|
|The new AED has arrived and is in service. Rescue 4 and Engine 4-1 are both now carrying LIFEPAK 1000 AEDs and Tanker 4 is carrying the LIFEPAK 500 AED.|
|May 7, 2012|
|Monthly training for May involved a series of drills in the basement of the fire hall on search techniques and hoseline management. A crew from Arendtsville (Engine 5-1) joined us this month and the personnel from both departments rotated through the drills while also incorporating some pump operator training.|
|May 19, 2012|
Box Area 4-3
|At 0143 hrs, crews were alerted to the 500 block of
Scott School Road for a vehicle accident. Deputy Chief 4 (Six) arrived to find a single vehicle with one trapped
with a corrected address of the 500 block of Mount Carmel Road. Based on the condition of the occupant, air medical was requested immediately and a landing zone was established next to the Knouse Foods pond in the village of Orrtanna. Rescue 4 (Chief Bowling) arrived with 5 personnel and went to work on stabilization of the vehicle and extrication of the patient. Engine 4-1 (Lt. Mooney) arrived shortly thereafter and assisted the Rescue crew. A complete roof removal was performed to extricate the patient who was then transported by Ambulance 2A to the landing zone where LifeNet 8-1 was waiting. Crews picked up and returned to service at 0307 hrs.
Units: R4, E4-1, ER2, AMB 2A, M28-1
|May 30, 2012|
Box Area 4-1
|Company 4, Rescue 1, and Ambulance 1A were dispatched at 1812 hrs to the intersection of Chambersburg Rd and Fairview Fruit Rd in McKnightstown for a vehicle accident. Deputy Chief 4 (Six) arrived to find a single vehicle in a ditch with a single occupant out of the vehicle who refused EMS. With no services needed, crews cleared at 1830 hrs.
Units: R4, E4-1, R1, AMB 1A