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TRUCK GOES TO 2 ALARM FIRE
Friday, August 26, 2016 
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Around 10AM this morning, Truck 63 was dispatched to the 2200 Block of Hampshire Ave. in East Lampeter Township as part of the initial dispatch for a dwelling fire. Chief 62 arrived to find a fully involved garage with the fire growing rapidly to the rest of house and neighbors house. The second alarm assignment was hit immediately. Truck 63 beached the front lawn, and worked the alpha side of the building, while truck 204 worked the charlie side.

 
Truck 63 Beachin' The Front Lawn to get to the roof on side alpha.
   Truck 63 Beachin' The Front Lawn to get
      to the roof on side alpha.
James Artz Photo.
   James Artz Photo.
WORKING VEHICLE FIRE IN THE DUE
   
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 
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This Evening, Company 63 was dispatched to the 1900 Block of Lincoln Highway East for a Vehicle Fire. Prior to responding the box was being upgraded to a Building Assignment due to a nearby building as an exposure. Assistant 63 (Phillips) arrived to find a fully involved vehicle with minimum damage to a nearby building. Engine 63-1 and Engine 54-2 (Lampeter) arrived to get a quick knock on the fire. The box downgraded, and Engine 62-2 was sent to stand by at our station while we worked the call.

 
TOWER GOES TO CITY
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 
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This afternoon, Truck 63 was dispatched as part of the General - 4th Alarm Assignment for a row of garages on fire in Lancaster City on W. Fulton Street. While responding the Truck got transfered to Lancaster City Fire Station 3 to standby while their units operated on the scene. The truck stood by for a few hours until the fire was under control.

 
Lancaster Township Fire Department Photo.
   Lancaster Township Fire Department
      Photo.
Tower 63 running as the truck, and Truck 23 (East Petersburg) running as the wagon.
   Tower 63 running as the truck, and Truck
      23 (East Petersburg) running as the
      wagon.
Brandon's Ride Car Show
Saturday, August 20, 2016 
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Today, Truck 63 headed to Conestoga Valley Senior High School for the 7th Annual Brandon's Ride Car Show. Truck 63 attends this event every year, giving bucket rides and raising money for the event. For those of you who dont know, PFC Brandon Styer was killed in Afghanistan in 2009 serving our country in the United States Army. We are beyond honored to be apart of the event each year, and will be for many years to come. To all who have put forth the ultimate sacrafice, we salute you.

 
   
   
REPORTED ENTRAPMENT BOX ON THE PIKE
Monday, August 15, 2016 
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Around 8PM, Company 63 was dispatched to the area of Millport Road and Strasburg Pike for a reported Vehicle Accident w/ Entrapment. Deputy 63 arrived to find no entrapment but multiple patients with injuries. Engine 63-1 and Squad 63-1 arrived to take patient care and hazard control, while Truck 63 and Squad 63-2 handled traffic control. The rest of the rescue box units were placed available when no entrapment was confirmed. Units were on scene for about 45 minutes.

 
   
   
WAGON GOES TO 2 ALARM SHOP FIRE
Monday, August 15, 2016 
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Around 12:30AM, Company 63 was dispatched to cover Station 47 (Paradise/Leaman Place Fire Company), while they worked a 2 Alarm Automotive Shop fire at CJ's Automotive Repair & Towing in the 3400 Block of Lincoln Highway East in Paradise Township. Engine 63-1 transferred with 6 personnel to station 47 shortly after dispatch. Shortly after arrival at station 47 the engine was called to the scene for its manpower. Crews were sent to work upon arrival, hitting hot spots. The engine was on scene for a few hours before heading back to quarters.

 
   
   
BUSY END TO THE WORK WEEK
Friday, August 12, 2016 
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As the work week came to an end, the calls did not. Volunteers handle 6 calls for service today including: 2 Automatic Fire Alarms, A Stand By Transfer for a General Alarm Fire, 2 Vehicle Accidents, and A Spill Control Incident.

 
An accident at Old Philadelphia Pike and Greenfield Road.
   An accident at Old Philadelphia Pike and
      Greenfield Road.
Truck 63 covering Lancaster City Fire Station 3. As you can see, it didnt quite fit.....
   Truck 63 covering Lancaster City Fire
      Station 3. As you can see, it didnt
      quite fit.....
Engine and Truck Company Training
Monday, August 8, 2016 
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This Evening, the volunteers stayed at home for Monday Night training refreshing on basic Engine and Truck Company Operations. Engine 63-1 had a water supply from a hydrant while flowing water to Truck 63's aerial master stream.

 
   
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BUILDING FIRE IN THE FIRST DUE
Friday, August 5, 2016 
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Around 11am this morning, Company 63 was dispatched to the 1600 Block of Old Philadelphia Pike at the Lancaster HACC campus for an Automatic Fire Alarm. Upon arrival units found smoke on the 3rd floor, and the assignment upgraded to a Building Fire. Engine 63-1s crew stretched its highrise line to the door, Engine 41-1 (Bird-In-Hand) secured the water supply, while Truck 204 (Eden) went to the roof, and all other crews held in manpower staging. Crews on the roof found a burnt up belt in an HVAC unit. Hazards were controlled before the box was placed back in service.

 
   
   
National Night Out 2016
Tuesday, August 2, 2016 
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This Evening, Company 63 hosted the annual East Lampeter Township National Night Out. We'd like to thank the following for their help of participation in making the event possible: Lafayette Fire Co. Personnel, Witmer Fire Protective Association, Ronks Fire Company, Bird-in-Hand Fire Company, East Lampeter Township Police, Garden Spot Frame Towing & Recovery Division, Turkey Hill Dairy, Full Effect Lawn & Landscape, Rita's Italian Ice- East Lampeter, PA, Absolute Towing, Pasqales Italian Restaurant. Stay tunned for next years event as we plan to go even bigger!

 
   
   
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