Friday, May 15, 2015 1830 The Millersburg Fire Company #1 gave the Millersburg High School Girls Track Team a victory lap around town on the apparatus in honor of their Tri-Valley League Championship.  Congratulations to the girls on a job well done!




Friday, May 15, 2015 0620 Units were dispatched this morning for a reported accident with injuries in the area of 1520 Route 209.  Chief 20 (Snyder) arrived to find two vehicles blocking the west bound lanes and the drivers of each vehicle complaining of injuries.  Engine 20 arrived and was ordered to assist EMS with patient removal, fluid control and debris removal from the travel lanes.  Fire Police diverted west bound traffic onto Water Company Road until the lanes were reopened.  All units cleared and the roadway was reopened at 0700.




Friday, May 8, 2015 2318 Crews were dispatched this evening for a reported garage fire at Race and Bowman Streets. Chief 20 (Snyder) was advised it was a working fire and immediately requested the box be upgraded. Upon arrival there was fire visible from the roof and south wall of the structure. Engine 20 was ordered to deploy two preconnects and crews forced entry thru the garage door. Ladder 20 was ordered to standby at the hydrant at Church and Bowman Streets and then was ordered to lay supply line into Engine 20. Crews were able to get the fire knocked down and kept it contained to the structure of origin. Command held the box to Company's 20 and 21. Engine 21's crew assisted with lighting, ventilation, and then assisted with reloading the supply line on Ladder 20.




Thursday, April 30, 2015 1502 Box 202 was dispatched for a reported structure fire on Boyer Road in the township this afternoon. Chief 20 (Snyder) responded and and upgraded the box after being provided additional information that the caller could see fire from the front of the structure and a unit reported a column visible from Elizabethville. Chief 20 arrived to find a single story structure well involved and a 100 LB Propane cylinder venting. Engine 20 was ordered to lay 5 inch supply line in the lane (approximately 800 feet) and deploy hand lines to cool the propane tank and begin knock down of the fire. Engine 21 set up a porta-tank and supplied Engine 20. Engine 26 set up a tanker fill site at the Lykens Valley Golf Course and additional apparatus staged in the golf course parking lot and sent the man power to the scene. At the height of the incident 4 handlines and a blitz fire were deployed. Crews worked several hours on overhauling the fire building. Photo's by Seth Lasko Photography and Jackie Dougherty

Seth Lasko Photography

Seth Lasko Photography

Photo by Jackie Dougherty

Photo by Jackie Dougherty



Saturday, April 25, 2015 1019 Box 21-1 was dispatched for a reported structure fire on Main Street in the area of Callowhill Street. Chief 21-3 quickly reported a column visible and requested a first alarm be dispatched. Chief 21-1 (Dill) arrived with Engine 21 and reported fire in two structures and requested a second alarm be struck. Units from northern Dauphin County responded to assist. Engine 26 laid supply hose from the area of Main Street and Route 225 to supply Engine 21. Ladder 22 was ordered to open the roofs to ventilate while other crews attacked the fire, performed salvage operations by placing tarps, and checking for fire extension. Fire damaged two property's and there was smoke damage to two other structures. Crews operated on the scene for approximately 2 1/2 hours.




Tuesday, April 14, 2015 1554 Boat 20 was dispatched this afternoon for a reported watercraft in distress. Units coordinated with Perry Rescue 5 and Boat 20 was requested to proceed about 1/2 mile north of Liverpool on the west side of the river. Boat 20 found a boat with three occupants onboard that had experienced mechanical problems and was towed back to the boat launch at Liverpool. This was the 6th call for the fire company in 24 hour period.




Monday, April 13, 2015 0222 Box 202 was dispatched this morning for an automobile accident in the 3300 block area of Shippen Dam Road. Chief 20 (Snyder) arrived to find PSP on scene with a single vehicle on its roof in the roadway. The occupant self extricated and was treated by EMS. Crews completed debris clean up and fluid control.




Saturday, April 4, 2015 1948 Units from Station 29 and Engine 20 were dispatched for a reported residential structure fire. The box was upgraded by Dauphin County due to multiple calls reporting a fully involved structure fire. Engine 20 arrived to find a fully involved two story wood frame structure partially collapsing. The engine deployed three pre-connects and the Blitz Fire.Engine 20 proceeded in the driveway and was supplied by Engine 29-1 from Middle Road where the Tanker dump site was established. Crews fought the fire in a defensive mode since the structure had suffered a collapse. Command 29 added several brush units since embers from the fire had ignited several natural vegetation fires in the area. Crews remained on the scene until about mid-night.




Sunday, March 22, 2015 1342 Units were dispatched this afternoon for a reported structure fire in the 200 block of Union Street. Chief 20-1 (Harris) arrived to find heavy fire from the second story of the fire building with impingement onto the two adjacent structures. A First Alarm was struck with special calls to follow for additional assistance. Supply line was laid from two different hydrants to supply numerous master stream and hand lines that were deployed to control the fire. Two aerial devices were also used to control the fire and perform overhaul operations. At the height of the fire there were approximately 50 volunteers from multiple communities on the scene operating. There were no injuries to responders. After consultation between the fire company and the borough officials it was determined to bring in Grosser's Excavating to bring the entire origin building to the ground due to the stability of the structure. Photos provided by Heather Alleman, Chris Dietz and Ken Miller. Additional info on the Millersburg Fire Company #1 Facebook Page.




Monday, March 16, 2015 0238 Box 20-1 was dispatched this morning for a reported structure fire in Lenkerville.  Millersburg Ambulance Chief 20A (Lenker) seen the fire from his residence.  Chief 20-1 (Harris) called for the first alarm as he could see fire visible from his residence and Chief 20 (Snyder) confirmed the same as he pulled from his driveway enroute to the scene.  Chief 20 arrived to find a fully involved house fire on Berry Hill Lane in Upper Paxton Twp.  Engine 20 was ordered to lay supply line from Schoolhouse Lane and Seventh Street and Rescue 21 to lay in from the hydrant at Seventh Street and Center Street and relay water to Engine 20.  The supply lay was approximately 1700' of 5" hose.  Engine 20 was ordered to place the Blitz Fire and pulled one preconnect to begin extinguishment.  Once the water supply was established Engine 20's deck gun was placed in service, two additional preconnects were pulled and Truck 20 was put in operation.  Crews operated entirely defensive. 



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