Mar
24
2014

Screaming Sirens Hero Run!

Join us on Saturday May 3rd, 2014 for our 1st annual Screaming Sirens Hero Run! For more information, click on the story title. Facebook Info – Click Here Screaming Sirens Hero Run Flyer (PDF). MS Office Word Version .doc
Jan
25
2014

Tractor Trailer vs. Minivan in the Township

Tractor Trailer vs. Mini Van in Earl Township
Engine 39-1, Rescue 39, and Tanker 39 responded to a MVA involving a tractor trailer in the area of 574 North Railroad Ave. Crews provided Spill control and depowered both vehicles. There were no injuries reported.
Jan
7
2014

Farm Rescue in 31 Local

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At 12:42hrs, GSFR was dispatched to assist Station 31 (Bareville) with a reported farm rescue. Deputy 31 went enroute and was advised of a male with his leg stuck in a corn picker. Rescue 39 went enroute with 6 personnel. Deputy 31 arrived and confirmed one person trapped in a corn picker with workers trying
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Jan
7
2014

Fair Prep, Firehouse Tour, Reported Building Fire

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With the New Holland Fair fast approaching, it’s all hands on deck at our stations. Stations and apparatus are getting cleaned as well as concession preparations to be ready to serve food on Wednesday. While all this is going on we were pleased to have Boy Scout troop 48 stop by for a tour of
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Jan
7
2014

2 Run Sunday

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Shortly after units cleared an inside investigation in the first due, Engine 39-1 was transferred to the quarters of Co. 52 (Christiana), along with Tanker 49 (White Horse) to cover their local, while they operated at a greater alarm barn fire in Chester Co.
Jan
7
2014

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The day started before dawn for many of the volunteers. Today is the fall sub sale of “zone 3″. members from area depts. converged on sta. 39-3 to make subs at 6am to benefit joint purchases and training. Eng. 39-1 along with Rescue 13 (Denver) arrived at Chester Co. Sta. 45 (Downingtown) at 7:30am to
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Jan
7
2014

Tower Assist To Farmersville

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This afternoon, Tower 39 and Rescue 39 were dispatched on the silo assignment assisting Co. 35 (Farmersville). The Tower set up and operated along with Truck 31 to open the silo chute and check for extension on the filled, conventional silo. After determining no extension and ok readings of nitrogen dioxide (silo gas) were taken,
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Jan
7
2014

Engine Standby And A Tower Run

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While members attend class at both LCPSTC and HACC, Engine 39-1 covered the quarters of Co. 67 (Rohrerstown), while their members conduct training of their own at HACC. While at Co. 67, Eng. 39-1 was sent to Women’s & Babies hospital for an auto alarm. During response the assignment was upgraded to a building. Once
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Jan
7
2014

GSFR Wins Statewide Excellence Award

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My ELANCO Story By CAROLE DECK Correspondent Garden Spot Fire Rescue was honored with the Governor’s Award for Local Government Excellence at a ceremony held April 15 at the state Capitol in Harrisburg. Lt. Governor Jim Cawley, on behalf of Governor Tom Corbett, presented the award for “Building Community Partnerships” to fire department representatives in
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Jan
7
2014

GSFR Goes to Work on Building Fire

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At 5:12pm Garden Spot Fire Rescue’s 1st Alarm assignment was transmitted for a reporting building fire. Deputy 39(J. Martin) went enroute and was advised by LCWC that they were receiving multiple calls of a working building fire at 43 Emily Lane. EMS Chief 3-7(Fisher) checked up and advised of a Working Fire with Heavy Smoke
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