Welcome to the Official Website of the Salisbury Township Fire Company #1
After a large wind driven fire destroyed much of the village of White Horse in September 1913, the Salisbury Township Fire Company #1 was formed in January 1914 to provide fire protection to the area. Emergency Medical Services were added in March 1958.
For over 100 years, Station 49 has been a 100% VOLUNTEER Fire & EMS department proudly providing "24/7/365" service out of our station in the village of White Horse to Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as well as surrounding communities through mutual aid in Lancaster, Chester, & Berks Counties...."Neighbors Helping Neighbors"
We staff two engines, a tanker, a utility/brush unit, and a basic life support ambulance.
Fire Call Log 6/1 to 6/15/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, June 15
06/01/2015....16:16....Dwelling Fire, 700 block of Farmview Lane in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1 & Tanker 49 assist the Gap Fire Company
06/02/2015....04:56....Vehicle Accident, 5900 block of Buena Vista Road in Salisbury Township. Ambulance 49-1, Engine 49-2, Squad 49-1
06/12/2015....17:06....Tractor Trailer Fire, Martin Road west of Old Philadelphia Pike in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 49, Squad 49-1, Ambulance 49-1. Assisted by the Gap and Intercourse Fire Companies.
06/15/2015....10:31....Residential ... (Full Story & Photos)
Passing of a Firefighter, Paramedic, Mentor, and Friend...
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, June 10
We are saddened at the loss of a friend and mentor to many of us in the Eastern Lancaster County Fire & EMS community.
Harold Connor lost his brave and hard fought fight to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, early Tuesday, June 10th.
Over the span of his career, Harold served as a volunteer Firefighter/Paramedic with the Liberty Fire Company of New Holland (now Garden Spot Fire Rescue), as a volunteer Paramedic with the New Holland Ambulance Association, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Fire Call Log 5/16 to 5/31/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 31
05/16/2015....15:16....Investigation Outside, 900 block of Narvon Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1.
05/17/2015....02:42....Dwelling Fire, 400 block of Spring Garden Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 4-9 assist Gap Fire Company.
05/19/2015....10:51....Standby Transfer, Honey Brook Fire Company, Honey Brook Borough, Engine 49-1.
05/21/2015....20:16....Brush Fire, 200 block of Cains Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1, Tanker 49
05/31/2015....00:29....Vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Lancaster County Emergency Services loses a great friend
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 24
The Lancaster County Fire, EMS, And Law Enforcement communities has lost a great friend.
Woody Woodward lost a brave fight with Thyroid Cancer on Saturday, May 23rd, at the young age of 41.
He got his start with the Lafayette Fire Company, also serving with the East Petersburg Fire Company, Manheim Township Fire Rescue, and Rohrerstown Fire Company.
Woody also was a well liked dispatcher, Dispatcher #68, with Lancaster County Wide Communications, the kind of dispatcher that knew what you wanted ... (Full Story & Photos)
Rest In Peace, friend!
New Lancaster County Fire/EMS radio system goes live
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 23
This week marked the official transition for Lancaster County Fire & EMS to move to the county's new radio system
This past Monday at 8AM, Lancaster County Wide Communication changed over all Fire and EMS services to the new P25 UHF digital radio system. The Police radio switched over a coupel of months ago.
Our operating frequency is now "Dispatch B". We are no longer on the low band (33mhz) system for operations but will continue to be dispatched on 33.90 mhz. There may be some residual traffic ... (Full Story & Photos)
Have you donated? 2015 Fire Company fund drive is on!
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 22
Have you donated?
The 2015 Fire Company Fund Drive is under way. Help us help you...Neighbors helping Neighbors!
The Salisbury Township Fire Company is a 100% volunteer organization that relies on the generosity of our community to keep us operating.
We do not receive any funding from dedicated fire or EMS taxes.
Please remember that your donations are tax deductible.
This years fund drive will support our general fund and annual operating expenses. All of our operating expenses, such ... (Full Story & Photos)
Please consider a tax deductible donation to our 2015 fund drive!
Stonewood Drive fire (Christiana Fire photo)
Fire Call Log 5/1 to 5/15/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 15
05/03/15....12:55....Vehicle Fire, 100 block of Springhead Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 49, Squad 49-1. See separate story.
05/03/15....18:27....Spill Control, 5100 block of Diem Road in Salisbury Township. Squad 49-1
05/04/15....00:49....Mobile Home Fire, 700 block of Stonewood Drive in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Tanker 49
05/04/15....12:08....Dwelling Fire, 300 block of Hill Road in West Caln Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 49. See separate story.
05/05/15....05:39....Vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Full Company on 2 alarm barn fire on Buena Vista Road
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 10
At 6:36 PM on Sunday, May 10, Station 49 Fire & EMS was dispatched to assist the Gap Fire Company on a barn fire in the 5400 block of Buena Vista Road in Salisbury Township.
Units arrived with a working fire in a horse barn and shop, commenced fire attack and suppression, and requested the second alarm be transmitted. Companies from the area all worked cooperatively to bring the situation under control, with the fire placed under control at 7:34 PM.
The final 49 units cleared the scene at 9:48 ... (Full Story & Photos)
Station 49 assisted the Gap Fire Company on this two alarm barn fire (Kenneth Eberly photo)
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