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7 am - 11 am
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2014 CALL STATS
FIRE
EMS
Jan
19
13
Feb
14
15
Mar
17
19
Apr
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May
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June
--
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July
--
--
Aug
--
--
Sept
--
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Oct
--
--
Nov
--
--
Dec
--
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TOTAL
50
47
150th Anniversary
2013 CALL STATS
FIRE
EMS
Jan
13
15
Feb
14
9
Mar
20
20
Apr
14
14
May
17
16
June
12
18
July
24
21
Aug
14
24
Sept
8
11
Oct
15
4
Nov
15
9
Dec
8
7
TOTAL
174
168

2012 CALL STATS
FIRE
EMS
Jan
8
17
Feb
13
19
Mar
16
21
Apr
18
6
May
25
20
June
17
15
July
15
19
Aug
14
16
Sept
15
24
Oct
13
13
Nov
18
17
Dec
17
8
TOTAL
189
195
150th Anniversary
2011 CALL STATS
FIRE
EMS
Jan
19
15
Feb
18
15
Mar
15
13
Apr
15
12
May
26
22
June
24
16
July
23
20
Aug
10
12
Sept
12
17
Oct
33
19
Nov
16
11
Dec
9
17
TOTAL
221
190
150th Anniversary
Join PTVFD Today!!!

We are looking for people who are interested in running emergency calls (including firefighters, EMS personnel, and rescue workers), as well as assist with events and fundraising activities. Anyone from age 14 and older is welcome to join.

If interested, please contact Tim Knepp, Sr. at 717-486-5488.

Click here to download a membership application.
Bingo
Bingo Every Friday Night!
Games start at 7 pm
Join Us For Bingo Every Friday Night

Every Friday night we have Bingo in our Social Hall. At 5 pm, we open up the doors and start selling small games and serving light food (such as hamburgers/hot dogs/french fries). At 7 pm, Bingo gets underway. Food is available until after the intermission. Come join us if you have next Friday off! And as always, thanks for your support!
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Rent Our Social Hall!

Our Social Hall is available for rent for any occasion, such as a wedding or a group meeting. For pricing and availability, please contact Cindy Whistler at (717) 713-3387.
America's Bravest
Free Smoke Detectors

If your family is in need of a smoke detector, Penn Township Fire Department will provide you with one free of charge. Please call the firehouse at (717) 486-5488 or contact Chris Alleman at (717) 226-0636 for more details.
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TRANSITIONING TO A NEW WEBSITE
4/15/14 - 18:05
Please bear with us, as we will be transitioning to a new website over the next couple of months. We apologize for the lack of recent updates, but strive to provide a better website for you and the rest of our community in the near future. We will try to keep the current website up to date as much as possible during this transition.
THANK YOU FOR A SUCCESSFUL GUN RAFFLE!
5/18/14 - 23:05
The winners from yesterdays Gun Raffle are posted below. Please contact Bill Wardle at 254-7941 or Cindy Whistler at 713-3387 to claim a prize or for any questions. Thank you so much for your support!

TIME       TICKET     NAME
3:00         926           Troy Raudabaugh
3:05         479           Ken Kough
3:10         344           John Armold
3:15         613           Roger Weidner
3:20         584           Ray Wieland IV
3:25         582           Bill Wardle
3:30         695           Timmy Caufman
3:35         195           T.D.H.
3:40         164           Robert Shoff
3:45         008           Donald Little
3:50         672           Ed Stimeling
3:55         066           Cindy Cresta
4:00         125           Robert Thorson
4:05         309           Mary Wert
4:10         340           Donald Armold
4:15         071           Terry Adams
4:20         908           Stanley   Halerz
4:25         383           Robert Yost, Jr.
4:30         528           Tom Sheaffer
4:35         164           Robert Shoff
4:40         019           Brenda Lightner
4:45         691           Colby Jury
4:50         869           Justin Failor
4:55         532           John Wardle, Jr.
5:00         283           Logan Bland
5:05         261           Tim Shoemaker
5:10         504           Jim Clark
5:15         314           Denny McGarry
5:20         405           Bill Weaver
5:25         605           Thelma Miller
5:30         709           Tom McAllister
5:35         205           Brandi Freet
5:40         387           John Hollenbaugh
5:45         537           Denny Shoff
5:50         551           Stanley Druck
5:55         136           Jason Dick
6:00         814           Janet Wenger
6:05         478           Erica Kough
6:10         540           Darryl Paulus
6:15         631           Brian Shearer
6:20         215           Cindy Wolfe
6:25         373           Dannon Schoffstall
6:30         456           Art Reed
6:35         584           Ray Wieland IV
6:40         711           Kevin Dillman
6:45         568           Brain Moyer, Sr.
6:50         627           Kelly Wentz
6:55         126           Robert Kough, Jr.
7:00         239           Ray Highlands
EVENTS CALENDAR UPDATED FOR 2014
2/5/14 - 13:30
Make sure to visit our Events Section of our site to keep up to date on the latest events going on at our fire department. As always, thanks again for everyones support!
LOWE'S SAFETY DAY IN SHIPPENSBURG
10/24/13 - 09:55
Members from our company attended Lowe's Safety Day in Shippensburg on Saturday, October 12th. During the event, 2 members from our fire department (Deputy Chief Chris Alleman and Assistant Chief Doug Stum) and 2 members from Shippensburg Company 52 (Vigilant Hose) had a friendly competition. Both companies were each provided a 18 volt Dewalt cordless reciprocating saw (sawzall), 5 batteries, and 10 blades. They went head to head to see who could cut a car in half faster. Our company won the competition and was awarded a sawzall, battery, charger, and 10 blades. Good job Chief Alleman and Stum!

UPDATE ON NEW TANKER 250
10/24/13 - 09:45
A couple of our members will be flying down to Georgia during the middle of next month to pick up our new Tanker 250 from Fouts Brothers in Atlanta. We hope to have our new tanker arrive at our station shortly thereafter, and to have it placed in service by the end of November.
OVERTURNED VEHICLE INTO FIELD ON PINE ROAD
10/19/13 - 06:14
Alerted at 09:03 hours yesterday morning for an auto accident with overturned vehicle and entrapment on Pine Road in the area of Blue Pond Road in Penn Township. Chief 249 arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle overturned in the middle of a field, with the driver unable to get out. Personnel stabilized the vehicle and then cut off a portion of the hood and removed the front windshield in order to free the driver. The box was placed available at 09:48 hours.

UNITS: Rescue 50, Traffic 50
MUTUAL AID: Engine 49, Chief 249, Ambulance 247, Medic 40


SHELTER FIRE ON APPALACHIAN TRAIL
10/15/13 - 17:20
Alerted at 15:03 hours last Tuesday for a fire at the Tom's Run Shelter, along the Appalachian Trail in Cooke Township. Units arrived in the area of the old POW camp on Michaux Drive and proceeded down the trail on UTV's and brush trucks to the area of the shelter, approximately 1 mile from the road. The shelter was collapsed and still on fire at the time of our arrival. Firefighters extinguished the fire and returned to service at 16:57 hours. Thanks to Arendtsville Fire Company of Adams County for covering our first due during the call.

UNITS: Brush 50, Tanker 150, UTV 50, Chief 26, Chief 150
MUTUAL AID: Tanker 49, Brush 49, Engine 236, Brush 136, Utility 136, UTV 36, Chief 36, Tanker 41, Adams County Engine 7-1 & Brush 7, Adams County Engine-Tanker 27


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MORE DETAILS ON UPCOMING SOUP SALE
10/15/13 - 17:15
We will be selling Ham & Bean, as well as Beef Vegatable Soup at our upcoming Soup Sale on Saturday, October 26th. Soup will be sold by the quart for $4.50 (containers will be provided). Soup will be available for pick-up between 12:00 pm (Noon) and 1:00 pm. Advance orders are strongly recommended. Please order by calling 717-776-3089 or 717-249-4667. In the case of inclement weather, you will be called if the sale is postponed.
MVA WITH FLYOUT ON SOUTHSIDE DRIVE
10/3/13 - 09:20
Alerted at 14:44 hours yesterday afternoon for an auto accident with entrapment in the area of Southside Drive and Blue Pond Road in Penn Township. Chief 50 arrived on the scene moments later to find a 2 vehicle accident with negative entrapment. An additional ambulance was called to the scene to assist. Life Lion was called to transport one of the victims, with the landing zone at our fire department.

UNITS: Engine 250, Chief 50, Chief 150
MUTUAL AID: Engine 49, Ambulance 147, Ambulance 247, Medic 84, Life Lion, PSP


TANKER 250 BEING REPLACED
10/3/13 - 09:05
We are in the process of replacing our Tanker 250, which was placed out of service a couple of months ago when we noticed that the tank had shifted after a fire call. Our new Tanker is being made by Fouts Brothers in Atlanta, Georgia. It will have a 3,000 gallon tank with a 500 GPM pump, and will be built on a Kenworth chassis. It is currently being fabricated and is scheduled for delivery by the end of this month. Stay tuned for more updates and pictures!

BARN FIRE ON MOOREDALE ROAD
9/23/13 - 10:45
Units were alerted at 14:21 hours on Saturday afternoon for a barn fire in 200 block of Mooredale Road in Dickinson Township. Units arrived on the scene to find a small fire inside a barn. Tanker 150 laid in 200 feet of 5 inch hose and set up a supply to Engine 141. The fire was ruled an arson by the Pennsylvania State Fire Marshal. Reports indicate that a women lit a fire in a wheelbarrow inside the barn and then fell asleep. Upon awakening, the barn was on fire. Units cleared the scene at 15:23 hours.

UNITS: Tanker 150, Chief 50
OTHER: Chief 6, Chief 6A, Engine 141, Tanker 41, Engine 46, Tanker 46, Truck 36, Utility 236, Traffic 36, Engine 247


CHICKEN BBQ & YARD SALE ON SEPTEMBER 28TH
9/15/13 - 02:12
We will be having a Community Yard Sale & Chicken BBQ on Saturday, September 28th at our fire department grounds. The Yard Sale will be from 8 am until 1:30 pm. Spaces are $10 and are still available. Home Party Plan representatives are welcome. For more info or to reserve a space please call either Joyce at 776-7339 or Sally at 496-6808. The Chicken BBQ will begin at 11 am and run until we are sold out. The meal will be $9 and will include chicken, baked beans, applesauce, a dinner roll and a dessert item.
MOTORCYCLE ACCIDENT ON SOUTH MOUNTAIN
9/10/13 - 11:45
Units were alerted at 12:48 hours on Sunday afternoon for an accident involving 2 motorcycles in the area of Centerville Road and Pine Grove Road in Cooke Township. Units arrived on the scene near the top of South Mountain to find one crashed motorcycle on the side of the road. The patient had been transported by private vehicle to a local hospital. The box was placed available at 13:05 hours.

UNITS: Engine 250, Traffic 50, Chief 26, Chief 150
MUTUAL AID: Engine 136, Traffic 36, Adams County Engine 7-1


MVA WITH ENTRAPMENT ON CENTERVILLE ROAD
9/8/13 - 05:35
Units were alerted at 14:25 hours on Friday afternoon for an auto accident with entrapment on Centerville Road, in the area of Pine Tree Drive in Cooke Township. Rescue 50 and QRS 50 arrived on the scene (just west of Pine Tree Drive in Penn Township) to find a single vehicle partially off the road into a group of trees, with the driver still trapped inside. It took crews over an hour to extricate the victim from the wreckage. Crews from Life Lion were transported to the scene by South Newtown Fire Company and attended to the victim during the extrication, before transporting him to a local trauma center. Units cleared the scene at 16:47 hours. Thanks to Newville and South Newton Fire Companies for their assistance during this extended extrication, and to New Kingstown Fire Company for covering our first due area during the call.

UNITS: Rescue 50, Engine 250, QRS 50, Traffic 50, Chief 50, Chief 150, Chief 250
MUTUAL AID: Engine 49, Rescue 47, Engine 147, Traffic 36, Engine 233, Life Lion


VEHICLE ACCIDENT ON WEST OLD YORK ROAD
9/8/13 - 04:58
Units were alerted at 18:56 hours on August 17th for a motor vehicle accident in the 900 block of West Old York Road in Dickinson Township. Units arrived on the scene to find a single vehicle accident with utility pole and wires down.

UNITS: Rescue 50, Engine 250, Chief 150
OTHER: Chief 6, Chief 6A, Engine 136, Traffic 136, Rescue 47


ANNUAL PATH VALLEY PARADE
9/8/13 - 04:12
Members attended the annual Path Valley Parade in Franklin County on August 15th. Unforunately, we didn't win any awards this year with our Engine 150, however South Newtown Fire Company took home first place for their new tanker.

MORE LANDING ZONE ASSIGNMENTS
9/8/13 - 03:35
We handled 2 more landing zone assignments recently, both for fall victims inside of our first due area. The first landing zone was held at our station on July 30th, and the second was held at Cumberland Drive-In Theatre on August 11th.

FIRE PREVENTION AT MENNONITE SCHOOL
9/8/13 - 02:08
Newville EMS joined us at a fire prevention detail at a local Mennonite school during the morning of August 3rd.

POT PIE SUPPER THIS SATURDAY
9/6/13 - 03:22
A reminder to all that we are having a Pot Pie Supper this Saturday (September 7th) at our social hall. Food serving will begin at 3:30 pm. Please call our station for more details.
THANKS FOR ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL FAIR!
9/6/13 - 03:15
Thanks to everyone who attended our annual fair this year! We couldn't have done it without the generous support of you, our fire department members, and hundreds of volunteers who graciously donated their time. Please make sure to check out the pictures below, as well as a video clip of the fireworks finale. We look forward to seeing everyone back at next years fair!

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