Salisbury Township Fire and Ambulance



2014 Incident Stats
Fire EMS Total
Jan 16 43 59
Feb 42 56 98
Mar 8 39 47
Apr 15 58 73
May 11 49 60
Jun 12 31 43
Jul 26 39 65
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
Total 130 315 445

12 Year Incident Stats
Fire EMS Total
2013 135 516 651
2012 165 461 626
2011 174 506 680
2010 178 526 704
2009 179 481 660
2008 171 498 669
2007 145 470 615
2006 147 403 550
2005 140 471 611
2004 118 459 577
2003 123 431 554
2002 107 359 466
Total 1782 5581 7363

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Close call on School Lane Road

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 27

At 4:54PM on Sunday, July 27, Station 49, along with mutual aid, was dispatched to the 200 block of School Lane Road in Salisbury Township for a barn fire.

Lancaster County Communications was reporting a small oil fire in the barn, and that the resident was attempting to extinguish with extinguishers.

Units arrived with a light smoke condition visible from the exterior, with a fire in the ceiling on the inside. Fire damage was contained to that area.

Fire was placed under control a few minutes ... (Full Story & Photos)

Units from Station 49 and surrounding companies were dispatched to this farm for a barn fire. (Photo Courtesy of Chris Kennedy)
Units from Station 49 and surrounding companies were dispatched to this farm for a barn fire. (Photo Courtesy of Chris Kennedy)

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100th Anniversary Celebration photographs

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 18

On Saturday, July 12th, we celebrated our 100th Anniversary with our members, friends, neighbors, community members, and neighboring fire companies.

We would like to thank all that attended, and those that assisted us throughout the day. We hope everybody had a great time and enjoyed themselves.

Here is a gallery of the days events, there are just over 500 photos...

Thanks to Jim Killinger for the photographs!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker assist in West Caln Township

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 17

At 3:55PM on Thursday, July 17th, Tanker 49 was dispatched to assist the Wagontown Fire Company (Station 35), on a dwelling fire in the 1500 block of Birdell Road in the Martins Corner section of West Caln Township.

Units were on scene with a working fire. Tanker 4-9 arrived on scene and offloaded its water into Honey Brook Engine 33-5.

Tanker 49 cleared the assignment at 4:54PM.

... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire conditions prior to to arrival of fire apparatus
Fire conditions prior to to arrival of fire apparatus

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Bike night for Al Dove ***new date***

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 17

Come out and join Texas Roadhouse of Downingtown, Harley Davidson of Chester Springs and the Honey Brook Fire Company for Bike Night, to help Honey Brook Firefighter Al Dove's fight with Leukemia, on Tuesday, July 29th from 6PM to 9PM. This is a rescheduled event due to the first one being rained out on July 15th!

Top 3 Bikes for Best show will receive Texas Roadhouse Gift cards, and also a peoples choice wins a gift card.

All bikes entered receive a free appetizer (choices are: cactus blossom, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Call Log 7/1 to 7/15/14

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 15

07/01/2014....16:23....Mobile Home Fire, 800 block of Circle Drive in the Crestwood Estates section of Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1 & Ambulance 49-1 assist Gap Fire Rescue.

07/03/2014....20:43....Wires down, 5200 block of Dogwood Drive in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1

07/08/2014....03:45....Barn Fire, 3400 block of West Newport Road in Leacock Township. Tanker 49 assist Intercourse Fire.

07/10/2014....23:29....Standby Transfer, Furnace Road in Bart Township at Bart Township Fire Rescue. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Bart Township building fire (Photo Courtesy of Photo-5 Imagery/Bob Devonshire)
Bart Township building fire (Photo Courtesy of Photo-5 Imagery/Bob Devonshire)

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Units from White Horse, Honey Brook, Garden Spot, and Churchtown responded to this Gault Road home for a dwelling fire.
Units from White Horse, Honey Brook, Garden Spot, and Churchtown responded to this Gault Road home for a dwelling fire.

Electrical malfunction on Gault Road

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 15

At 7:41 PM on Tuesday, July 15, Station 49 along with mutual aid, was dispatched to the 600 block of Gault Road in Salisbury Township for a dwelling fire.

Lancaster County Communications reported a possible electrical malfunction in the residence.

Units arrived, controlled the hazards and ensured there was no active fire.

After the investigation, the home was turned back over to the residents.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of past Company President Clair Hamilton

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 15

We regret to announce the passing of past Company President Clair C. Hamilton. Clair was our Company President from 1981 to 1990.

We extend our condolences to Clair's family in their time of loss.

Clair's obituary: "Clair C. Hamilton, age 85 of Gordonville, PA, passed away at the Mt. Joy Hospice Center, on Saturday, July 12, 2014. He was the husband of Betty J. Speece Hamilton with whom he celebrated 65 years of marriage on April 16th. He was born in Salisbury Township, son of the late Harry ... (Full Story & Photos)

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07/03/14...Factory Delivery Photo. Lettering and striping is being done in Pennsylvania. (Photo Courtesy of Pierce Manufacturing)
07/03/14...Factory Delivery Photo. Lettering and striping is being done in Pennsylvania. (Photo Courtesy of Pierce Manufacturing)

New Engine 49-2 production pictures; updated 7/03/14

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 03

Here are the production pictures of our new pumper under construction at Pierce manufacturing in Appleton, Wisconsin.

As you may or may not recall, in August 2013, the Company approved to purchase a 2014 Pierce Impel engine with a Rescue-Pumper type body from Pierce Manufacturing. Our local dealership is Glick Fire Equipment in Bird-In-Hand PA, with our salesman Curt Woerth.

New pictures and updates will be shared as we receive them from the factory and our salesman. Older pictures and updates ... (Full Story & Photos)

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