Christiana Fire Company

2014 Incidents
Jan 20
Feb 54
Mar 30
Apr 31
May 23
Jun 20
Jul 18
Aug 14
Sep 26
Oct 13
Nov 0
Dec 0
Total 249

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

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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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Photo by Chris Kennedy
Photo by Chris Kennedy

Dwelling Box Alerted in Atglen Borough First Due

CFC, September 24

At 14:49hrs Wednesday afternoon, Lancaster County Dispatch alerted Christiana Fire units for the local 2313 Dwelling box to 153 Lower Valley Road in Atglen Borough, Chester County. Additional units due on the box included Gap, Keystone (Chesco) and Cochranville (Chesco) for the mutual aid assist. Reporting parties indicated a fire to rear of the structure, possibly extinguished with an extinguisher.

Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chesco Assist on Large Hay Bale Fire

CFC, September 23

Tuesday morning at 06:35hrs Christiana Fire was alerted for a Pumper Tanker assist to Chester County, 1640 Newark Road in London Grove for a Hay Bales fire assisting Avondale Fire Company, station 23. Avondale personnel along with other Chesco units were operating a large Hay Bale fire at that location. Tanker 52-1 was enroute minutes later with a crew of 5 personnel. Tanker 52-1 arrived as third ... (Full Story & Photos)

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16th Annual Auction - 2014

CFC, September 20

Christiana Fire held its 16th Annual Auction this past Saturday, September 20 and wish to thank all who turned out to make this another successful event. Many members put in long hours over the last couple weeks preparing for the event. What normally was a two-day event was trimmed down to a single day with the date being also moved due to conflicting events. Antiques, Crafts, New and Used Carriages, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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