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VEHICLE INTO BUILDING
Sunday, June 26, 2016 
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This afternoon, Company 63 was dispatched to the 1900 Block of Lincoln Highway East for a Vehicle Accident - Vehicle Into Structure. Units arrived to find one vehicle on a retaining wall. Crews controlled hazards and stabilization before standing by while the vehicle was removed by a local towing company.

 
   
   
HAZMAT INCIDENT IN GREENFIELD
Friday, June 24, 2016 
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Around 10AM this morning, Company 63 was dispatched to a Fire Alarm in the 2300 Block of Lincoln Highway East. While responding, units were redirected to a double Burn Victim Call in the Greenfield Industrial Park. Upon further information provided, it was determined to be a sulfuric acid spill, causing the burns to the victims, the incident upgraded to a Hazardous Materials Call sending Haz Mat 2 - Lancaster County Haz Mat. Upon arrival, EMS transported 2 patients and the Hazmat Duty Officer investigated, making sure the spill was cleaned up properly before clearing. Squad 62-1 handled the Alarm while we worked the Hazmat Incident.

 
   
   
REPORTED HOTEL FIRE
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 
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Around 6am today, Company 63 along with 62 (Witmer), 48 (Ronks), 41 (Bird-In-Hand), 43 (Gordonville), 204 (Eden) were sent to the 2100 Block of Lincoln Hwy East for a hotel fire. Units arrived to find smoke on the 2nd and 3rd levels. After further investigation the smoke was traced back to a malfunction in an elevator room.

 
Tower 43 on the Charlie Side. Co. 43 Photo.
   Tower 43 on the Charlie Side. Co. 43
      Photo.
Ladders... Ladders... Ladders... Great job Tower Co. 43! Co. 43 Photo.
   Ladders... Ladders... Ladders... Great
      job Tower Co. 43! Co. 43 Photo.
Monday Night Drills at LCPSTC
Monday, June 20, 2016 
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This evening, Company 63 got together with our Brothers from Witmer Fire and headed to Lancaster County Public Safety Training Center for some Engine Company Training. Crews ran evolutions, deploying high rise packs and hooking into stand pipe connections. We'd like to thank the members of Station 62 for coming out and refreshing their skills with us.

 
   
   
Wagon Takes Home Two Trophies
Sunday, June 12, 2016 
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Today, Engine 63-2 headed to CK Grill and BBQ in Denver, for the 2nd Annual Makin' The Hit Day. The Wagon took part in the Apparatus Display Show, taking home two 1st place trophies for the Best Appearing Engine Company and the Best Appearing Mack Unit. Members worked on preparing this unit close to everyday for the past week. We'd like to thank "MAKIN' THE HIT" PUMPFIRE for the invite, and everyone who made this event possible.

 
   
   
Congratulations FF Gantz!
   
Saturday, June 11, 2016 
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The Lafayette Fire Company would like to congratulate Firefighter Tywone Gantz. Six months ago, FF Gantz had left for Fort Leonard Wood, MI for training as a Military Police Officer in the United States Army. FF Gantz will be home for a few weeks before heading to his stationing at Fort Hood, TX. We'd like to congratulate him, and also thank him for his service. Great Job Tywone!

 
Tower Goes To Relay For Life
Saturday, June 11, 2016 
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Today, Tower Ladder 63 headed to the Conestoga Valley Senior High for the annual Relay For Life. The Tower crew gave bucket rides, raising close to $100, benefiting those who are fighting cancer. We couldnt be anymore honored to be apart of this event, and we are very happy to be present for it. To all who are battling cancer, we support you!

 
   
   
BUSY DAY FOR DAY CREW
The truck fire. Witmer FC Photo.
   The truck fire. Witmer FC Photo.
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 
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Company 63 handles 5 calls for service today, one in which being a working truck fire (Witmer Fire Company Photo attached), and working building fire in Manheim Township. Units started with an investigation followed by a utility wires call, a vehicle accident, truck fire, and building fire. Day crews spent most of the day out on the street.

 
Congratulations Class of 2016!!
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 
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This evening, Tower 63 headed to Hempfield High School for the Lancaster County Career & Technology Center graduation. This year Firefighters Nick Rhinier, Brandon Pecora, Andrew Mowery, and Zay Rodriguez attended the Protective Services Academy. Many of Lafayette's members have attended this program, seeking a tremendous amount of fire ground and rescue training throughout their senior year in high school, and applying it here at our department. We couldnt be anymore happier and honored of the hard work these individuals have put forth this school year. We wish you all the best with your futures!

 
FF Mowery Walks On Stage To Recieve His Certificate.
   FF Mowery Walks On Stage To Recieve His
      Certificate.
FF Pecora Walks On Stage To Recieve His Certificate.
   FF Pecora Walks On Stage To Recieve His
      Certificate.
EARLY MORNING STOVE FIRE
Tuesday, May 31, 2016 
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Around 6AM this morning, Company 63 along with units from 48 (Ronks), 62 (Witmer), 41 (Bird-In-Hand), 5 (Strasburg), and 204 (Eden) were sent to the Harvest Meadows Apartments on Harvest Road for an Apartment-Building. First in units found smoke in the residence, and 2 handlines were deployed. Upon further investigation, units found an oven to be on fire. The fire was extinguished, and ventilation of the residence was completed. Units were on scene for about 45 minutes before clearing.

 
Truck 204 with the Alpha Side laddered, with crews standing by ready to work.
   Truck 204 with the Alpha Side laddered,
      with crews standing by ready to work.
   
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