Middle of Night Car Fire!!!

January 22nd, 2016






Friday, January 22 @ 3:10am UAFD was dispatched to the 500 blk of Geneva Dr in the township for a reported car fire. CCHQ advised Chief 23 that PD on scene with working fire. Squad 23 arrived with 4 personal and used 1 3/4″ line to extinguish the fire. Tanker 23 and Chief 123 worked water supply to the squad. One other vehicle parked next to the car also received minor damage. Crew worked on scene for about 40 minutes.

Multiple Alarm Apartment Fire on Borough

January 16th, 2016

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UAFD responded to a multiple alarm apartment fire in the Borough of Mechanicsburg on January 15, 2016. First arriving units reported heavy fire and smoke showing. Residents were quickly evacuated and crews went to work, extinguishing the fire, avoiding extension into neighboring buildings.

Car Fire 1st of 2016 along Rt.15 north

January 14th, 2016







January 13, 2016 at 3:15 PM, UAFD responded to a vehicle fire on Route 15 N at MM38.  Chief 23 arrived and advised incoming units that there was working fire in the engine compartment. Squad 23 arrived shortly after and deployed an 1” ¾ handline and made a quick knock on the fire. The crew had the fire under control within minutes of arrival. No injuries were reported. The crew remained on scene for about a half hour before going back in service.

Crash with Confinement Send One to Hospital!

January 14th, 2016



January 13, 2016 at 11:58 AM, UAFD responded to a MVA at the intersection of South Market Street and Aspen Drive involving two vehicles.  Squad 23 arrived 5 minutes after dispatch and found one patient confined in their vehicle. Responders stabilized the vehicle and performed a “DOOR POP” to free the patient. The crew remained on scene for about a half hour before going back in service.

Barn Fire to Start 2016!!

January 4th, 2016




January  2, 2016 Little after 6:00pm, Squad 23 was dispatched for a Barn Fire on the 200 block of Mine Bank Road in Washington Township.Crew provied manpower at the scene.

Photo by Curtis Werner