Salisbury Township Fire and Ambulance



2014 Incident Stats
Fire EMS Total
Jan 16 43 59
Feb 42 56 98
Mar 8 39 47
Apr 7 36 43
May 0 0 0
Jun 0 0 0
Jul 0 0 0
Aug 0 0 0
Sep 0 0 0
Oct 0 0 0
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
Total 73 174 247

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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Gap Tractor-Trailer accident (Photo Courtesy of 3rd Alarm Photography)
Gap Tractor-Trailer accident (Photo Courtesy of 3rd Alarm Photography)

Fire Call Log 4/1 to 4/15/14

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, April 15

04/01/2014....13:33....Vehicle Accident, 500 block of Cambridge Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Ambulance 49-1. Assisted by Ephrata Community Hospital ALS and PA State Police.

04/07/2014....21:11....Traffic Control, Mount Vernon & Berkey Roads in Salisbury Township. Squad 49-1 & Station 49 Fire Police assist Gap Fire-Rescue at the scene of a double tractor trailer accident on Rt. 30.

04/08/2014....18:18....Vehicle Accident, White Horse & Buena Vista Roads in Salisbury Township. Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)

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National Telecommunicators Week 2014

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, April 13

This week marks National Telecommunicators Week 2014.

Your local telecommunicators are often an unthought of spoke in the wheel of Emergency Services. They answer your calls to 9-1-1, give lifesaving instructions to the callers, and dispatch Fire, Police, and EMS units to your emergency, as well as other agencies.

We at Station 49 are fortunate to have the ability to work with two great 9-1-1 centers and thier telecommunicators on an almost daily basis, namely, Lancaster County Wide Communications ... (Full Story & Photos)

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This vehicle was moderately damaged in the collision
This vehicle was moderately damaged in the collision

Two collide in Spring Garden

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, April 10

At 3:33PM on Thursday, April 10, Station 49 was dispatched to the 5200 block of Old Philadelphia Pike in the Spring Garden section of Salisbury Township.

Units arrived on location to find a small vehicle that had sideswiped a cattle truck, which had stopped up the street after the collision.

Engine 49-1 controlled scene hazards and assisted EMS with packaging the patient.

Squad 49-1 assisted with closing Old Philadelphia Pike between Martin and Spring Garden Roads.

Ambulance 49-1, along with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two collide at White Horse & Buena Vista Roads

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, April 09

At 6:18PM on Tuesday, April 8, Station 49, along with mutual aid, was dispatched to the intersection of White Horse Road & Buena Vista Road in Salisbury Township for a vehicle accident with entrapment.

Lancaster County Communications advised the responding units of a two vehicle accident with injuries.

Units arrived on the scene with a two vehicle accident with both vehicles in the field; with no entrapment.

The injured occupants were transported to a local hospital for treatment of their injuries.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

 (Photo Courtesy of Chris Kennedy)
(Photo Courtesy of Chris Kennedy)

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Gap tractor trailer fire. (Chris Kennedy photo)
Gap tractor trailer fire. (Chris Kennedy photo)

Fire Call Log 3/16 to 3/31/14

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, March 31

03/20/2014....06:36....Vehicle Fire, Lincoln Highway & Simmontown Roads in Salisbury Township. Tanker 49 assist Gap Fire-Rescue on a tractor trailer fire.

03/22/2014....16:07....Brush Fire, 400 block of Hershey Church Road in Salisbury Township. Squad 49-1 assist Gap Fire Rescue as a brush unit.

03/23/2014....10:27....Standby Transfer, Engine 49-1 transfer to Christiana Station 52 while 52 operated at a well involved house fire in Cochranville.

03/25/2014....13:05....Utility/Wires, 5600 block ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Condolences to our friends in Chester County

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, March 30

The past week has been a sorrowful one to our friends in western Chester County.

We wish to extend our condolences to the Wagontown, Keystone Valley, and Sadsburyville Fire Companies on the losses of their members.

Mrs. Shirley Pfitzenmeyer was a lifetime member of Wagontown.

Mr. Gary Sensenig was a lifelong member of the former Atglen Fire Company, which is now part of the Keystone Valley Fire Department.

Mr. Sam Morelli was a recent, but active, member of the Sadsburyville Fire Company.

Please ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A dead tree being removed accidentally fell on utility lines on Meadville Road
A dead tree being removed accidentally fell on utility lines on Meadville Road

Tree removal also drops a utility pole

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, March 25

At 1:05PM, on March 25, Station 49 was dispatched to the 5600 block of Meadville Road in the Meadville section of Salisbury Township for a utility pole & wires down.

Units arrived to find both lanes of Meadville Road blocked by the tree, downed wires and the utility pole. Electric, telephone, and cable tv service was disrupted in the area.

All three utility companies were advised, and Meadville Road was closed between Narvon and Meetinghouse Roads until PPL Electric arrived on the scene with flaggers, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Call Log 3/1 to 3/15/14

Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, March 15

03/01/2014....14:05....Trash Fire, 700 block of Red Hill Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 49, Ambulance 49-1. Assisted by Honey Brook Fire and Churchtown Fire.

03/11/2014....08:51....Dwelling Fire, 6500 block of Division Highway in Caernarvon Township. Tanker 49 assist Churchtown Fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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