Christiana Fire Company

2014 Incidents
Jan 20
Feb 54
Mar 30
Apr 31
May 23
Jun 20
Jul 18
Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 18
Nov 18
Dec 10
Total 282

Past Incidents
2013 216
2012 215
2011 198
2010 195
2009 215

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January 23, 2008
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Dec 22, 2014
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Chimney Run in the Township

CFC, December 20

At 1431hrs on Saturday afternoon, Christiana Fire along with Truck 42 (Gap Fire) were dispatched to 125 Sadsbury Avenue in Sadsbury Township for a reported Chimney Fire. Caller reported the house to be filling with smoke and an inlet pipe to wall was glowing.

Captain 1 (Lofgren) marked up receiving additional and was on the scene moments later with normal conditions from the outside. After a brief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rescue Tool Delivery / Instructional Completed

Cadet Firefighter Cody Buckwalter, November 14

As part of the recently awarded Holmatro Rescue Tool grant, members took this week to finish the delivery and instructional part of the purchase by hosting Instructor Jim Artz from ESI Equipment. Members gathered both Monday and Wednesday evenings to train on the new tools in preparation of the soon to be “in service” date. Since Christiana Fire has been a member of the Holmatro family for many years, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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In the Community / For the Community

Cadet Firefighter Cody Buckwalter, November 02

This past week had several opportunities for Christiana Fire and its crew to get out in the public and spend time with the many in our local School District and the municipalities we serve.

Wednesday Night Engine 52-1, Tanker 52-2 and Squad 52-1 took part in the fall fest event at Freedom Life Church. Kids enjoyed the “52” kid’s house fire prop using a small hoseline. Also available was on-hand ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Halloween Parade – CFC Takes Top Prize

CFC, October 18

As the fall season swings into high gear and the cooler weather approaches, members from Christiana Fire took there Saturday to rise early for the monthly breakfast fundraiser and close it out with a 1st place award at the 2014 Parkesburg Halloween Parade.

Congratulations to all the members who helped in the events of the day. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Awarded Rescue Tool Grant Items Arrive

CFC, October 16

As announced back in July of this year........

"we received more fantastic news that we have been awarded a second FY2013 Assistance to Firefighters Grant to purchase new hydraulic "Jaws of Life" rescue tools just one week after receiving an award for AEDs."

Total amount of grant funding received for the project is $24,500; with $23,275 provided in Federal funds and $1,225 being our responsibility.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

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photo by Earl Taylor**
photo by Earl Taylor**

Busy Tuesday

CFC, October 08

Tuesday October 7 began bright and early with many “52” members attending the annual Octorara Area School District’s Fire Prevention. Engine 52-1 and Tanker 52-2 were among other apparatus from Cochranville Fire, KVFD and Christiana Ambulance to attend the annual event where general topics of fire safety are covered. Units cleared the Octorara campus around 1500hrs.

Soon after arrival back in town, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Station 52 accepts ALS Cold Water Challenge

Firefighter Ken Baker, September 29

We were challenged by the Gap Fire Company to the ALS water challenge.

"ALS" often referred to as "Lou Gehrig's Disease" is a progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and spinal cord. Muscle control movement is lost, with later stages patients can become totally paralyzed and eventually leads to their death.

We would like to dedicate this challenge to Bruce ... (Full Story)


 
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