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Members from the fire department took part in the Toys For Tots
parade that was held in Camp Hill, PA .
Santa Coming To Visit
On Sunday December 22, 2013 at 3:00 Santa will be coming to town on
a fire truck to visit.
Putting Up The Lights
Members from the fire department spent the morning putting up lights
out side around the fire house
Congratulations are extended to PPP member Jim Tritt
Jim Tritt who was, earlier this year, appointed President of the New
Cumberland Fire Department. Jim was Fire Chief of New Cumberland for
three years and Assistant Chief for the preceding eight years. He
was also a Trustee for numerous years and served in many other roles
incluing the fire prevention committee and the committee that
oversaw the merger of the former Citizens and Elkwood Fire Companies
of New Cumberland. He likewise chaired the committees that managed
the restorations of the NCFD 1923 ALF and the 1896 hose cart. Jim is
a Past President of the Cumberland County Volunteer Firefighters
Association and had received the CCVFA Hall of Flame Award. He was
also a director of the PA National Fire Museum for over ten years
and currently is an avid collector of firematic toys.
Engine 210, York County Rescue 68, Ambulance
74, QRS 10, Traffic 10,68 dispatched to Interstate 83 N Bound for a
reported fuel leak from a truck Chief 10 ( Benson ) arrived on the
scene with a tractor trailer that hit the concrete median than
jackknifed onto the shoulder of the road way punctured the fuel
Fire Prevention Open House
The members from the fire department had an open house fire
prevention night with different stations set up.
Fire Prevention Week
During the week of fire prevention members from the fire department
went to the local schools to teach the children about fire safety.
Teacher Vs Student Race Fire Prevention
Around 10:00 am company 10,13. York County Rescue 68,69, Truck
69 along with EMS and medic units dispatched to 12th and Market
Street in New Cumberland at the water treatment plant for
reports of 2 pt that fell in a trench Chief 410 Erlsten arrived on
scene confirming 2 pt in a trench . Truck 69 and Rescue 69 set up
their 4:1 haul system attached to Truck 69 to remove pt with out any
further incident all other manpower assisted with setting up ladders
and assisting EMS with pt removal from the trench.