SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Friday, October 20, 2017  While at Fire Prevention at the Lenkerville Elementary School, we had a very special presentation. Second grader, Bryson Null organized a stuffed animal drive with MI Charitable Foundation to help other kids who have been involved in various tragic situations. Bryson got the idea after having his tonsils removed and wanted to do something nice for other kids in similar situations. We will be using these stuffed animals to give to children who were in accidents and fires and other terrible situations to help make them feel a little better in a bad time. Thanks Bryson and way to go!!

     



 

FIRE PREVENTION AT LENKERVILLE ELEMENTARY

Friday, October 20, 2017  The Millersburg Fire Company made it's annual trip to the Lenkerville Elementary School to teach the students Fire Prevention. Kindergarten through 3rd grade had members visit in the classroom where the fire prevention message was given along with a gear demonstration. 4th and 5th graders came outside to visit the Safety Trailer where they were able to experience a smoke simulation where they had to safely exit through the window assisted by fire company members. Engine 20 was also on hand and students had the opportunity to see the equipment that we carry.

     



 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK DAY 4

CALL YOUR FIRE DEPARTMENT

Wednesday, October 11, 2017  It’s 2:00 o’clock in the morning. You and your family are fast asleep when you awaken to the smoke alarm sounding and the smell of smoke. If you’re not sure what you’d do next, it’s time to learn! http://ow.ly/Bue430bbTuH

   


 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK DAY 3

GET OUTSIDE, STAY OUTSIDE

Tuesday, October 10, 2017  In a fire situation, once you get outside, stay outside! Call 911 or the local emergency number immediately from your cell phone or a neighbor’s phone. http://ow.ly/Bue430bbTuH

   


 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK DAY 2

Know 2 Ways Out

Monday, October 9, 2017  Use this home escape planning grid to map out a floor plan of your home. Make sure it includes the location of all smoke alarms in your home; two exits from every room; a path from each exit to the outside; and an outdoor meeting place where everyone will meet upon exiting. http://ow.ly/g6gw30bcCHBA home escape plan includes an outside meeting place where everyone will meet upon exiting the home. Pick a stationary location in front of your home, like a tree, mailbox, or light post. http://ow.ly/Bue430bbTuH




   


 

FIRE PREVENTION WEEK DAY 1

Sunday, October 8, 2017  “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” That’s the theme for #FirePreventionWeek, October 8-14, 2017. Create a home escape plan with all members of your household today! http://ow.ly/Bue430bbTuH




     



 

HOSE DONATION MADE TO POTTER COUNTY

Sunday, August 27, 2017  The Millersburg Fire Company recently donated used fire hose to Potter County for distribution to the Germania and Kettle Creek Fire Company's. Millersburg applied for and received a Dauphin County Gaming Grant and a Office of the State Fire Commissioner Grant last year and replaced all 2 1/2", 3" and 5" fire hose and placed adapters on all the Millersburg Water Authority fire hydrants in the borough and Upper Paxton Township. This was done to convert the fire company to National Standard Thread. The fire hose that was removed from service was still serviceable and the fire company decided to work with the PEMA Central Area Office and the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to determine if there was any departments in need of the removed hose and adapters. Potter County indicated that they would take it for distribution. On August 27th Glenn Dunn from Potter County EMA brought a truck and trailer to Millersburg and members of Millersburg loaded approximately 3000 feet of hose and adapters.

     



 

STORM LEADS TO 13 CALLS

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 1928 There was a line of storms that proceeded thru the area this evening which resulted in multiple calls for trees down blocking roadways and utility lines pulled down. Units were dispatched to cover a total of thirteen calls, mutual aid was requested from Reliance Hose Company in Elizabethville, Station 21 to assist with one call due to Company 20 resources being stretched thin. All units and Dauphin County 911 Dispatchers did a great job handling the situation.

   


 

CONGRATS GRADS...PART 2

Tuesday, June 13, 2017  Congrats to our high school graduates. Graduating this year are Firefighter Matthew Snyder who is the son of Chief Doug Snyder and Caleb Harris who is the son of Firefighter Donald Harris and brother to Jr. Firefighter Carter Harris. Congratulations to the Class of 2017!

     



 

RICK LEONARD 11/17/1946 - 6/6/2017

Thursday, June 8, 2017   The Millersburg Fire Company is saddened to announce that one of our members, Rick Leonard, passed away Tuesday. Our sincerest thoughts and prayers go out to the Leonard Family.MILLERSBURG- Richard K. "Rick" Leonard, age 70, of Lentz Ave. passed away on Tuesday, June 6th, 2017 at Pinnacle West Shore Hospital. He was born in Donnelly Mills the son of the late Wayne and Martha Lewis Leonard. He was a veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was a retired firefighter for the Indiantown Gap Fire Dept. Rick was a National and State Fire instructor, former deputy sheriff for Dauphin county, past master of Millersburg Lodge #364 F&AM, former member of Harrisburg consistory and Tall Cedars Lodge #125, member of Millersburg Fire Co. & Ambulance Assoc., Calvary Wesleyan Church and member of the former Powells Valley Fire Co. and past EMT and first aid instructor for the American Red Cross. He enjoyed fishing and traveling. Surviving are his wife Bonnie Hammaker Leonard; two sons Waylon and his wife Beth and Heath and his wife Tiffany all of Halifax; five grandchildren Justin, Erik, Lilli, Summer and Heath II all of Halifax. He was preceded in death by a sister Wanda Leonard. There will be a viewing on Thursday June 15 from 6 to 9 pm at Hoover-Boyer Funeral Home in Millersburg. Masonic rites will be at 8:45 pm. Additional viewing will be held on Friday June 16 from 10 to 11 am at Calvary Wesleyan Church in Millersburg. Services will begin at 11 am with burial to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens in Harrisburg. Donations can be made to Calvary Wesleyan Church 200 Miller Road Millersburg, PA 17061.

   


 
 
 

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