Page Last Updated
We are a 100% Volunteer Fire Department providing fire protection and emergency services for the citizens of East Hempfield Township and surrounding communities since 1910.
Please check the members only area for important information.
Dwelling Box in first due - Shortly after 7AM station 7-19 and mutual aid were alerted for a dwelling fire on Empire Circle. Chief 7-19 checked up and was advised of ceiling fire in a bathroom. Chief 7-19 and truck 6-7 arrived on scene at the same time to nothing showing. The call was held to station 7-19 and truck 6-7 for some minor overhaul and ventilation. Crews were on scene for a little over 30 minutes. Rescue 7-9 stood by in station 7-19.
Also later that day station 7-19 handled a truck run with station 6-7 for alarm bells.
August 30, 2010 - Crew from 7-19 did live fire evaluations in the burn building at the fire school, using the loading dock, and the first floor simulators. The crew also practices search and rescue with victims removal. Click here for photos.
August 16, 2010 - Tonight crew went over to the fire school to work on stand pipe and high rise hose advancements. Click here for photos.
May 2010 - Crews for 7-19 traveled to the training center in Berks County to attend a live burn. Thanks to Station 1-5 for the invite. Click here for photos.
October 12th 2009
HFD members trained this evening over at LPSTC on vehicle fires and propane tanks.
October 9th 2009
Units were dispatched to Bamford Ave this evening for a dwelling.
Chief 7-19 first on the scene with smoke showing from sides "b" and "d"
Truck 6-7 arrived first followed by Engine 7-191-1. Fire was in the
attic area and knocked down quickly.
Tanker Training on August 3rd 2009
July 29th 2009
Crew were dispatched this morning for a vehicle accident w/ejection in the area of 2075 Prospect rd. Engine 1 W/5 arrived W/ chief 2 to find one on the roof. One patient ejected form the vehicle. Crews from 7-19 and 7-6 asst. EMS and stabilized the vehicle.
Command- Chief 2 (Newcomer)
Apparatus- Engine 7-19-1,Squad 7-19-1,Traffic 7-19,Rescue 7-6
July 28th 2009
While crews were cleaning up from the accident on Nolt Rd at Stoney Battery Rd, crews were given another accident at Nolt Rd and Church St involving a motorcycle. Command released the rescue, engine and squad to take the call.
Command- LT 7-6 (Ney)
Apparatus- Engine 7-19-1,7-19-2,Squad 7-19-1,Rescue 7-6,Traffic 7-19
Thanks to all crews that worked both calls. A special thanks to 6-7 for their additional help.
July 28th 2009
HFD was dispatched for at vehicle accident w/entrapment at Nolt Rd and Stoney Battery Rd. Engine 6-7-1 just departing Four Seasons around the corner responded and confirmed one entrapped. Crews along with rescue 7-6 worked on the entrapped patient while engine 7-19-1 w/5 stabilized the truck involved.
Command- Chief 6-7 (Dommel)
Apparatus- Engine 6-7-1,7-19-1, Squad 7-19-1,Squad 7-6-1, Traffic 7-19
July 22, 2009
Members helped at 2 Fire Prevention shows. The first one was held at Amos Herr Park and the second one was held at the
Centerville Elementary school for the summer playground. Thank to all who helped teach the young about Fire.
July 3 2009 Prospect Rd and Spooky Nook Rd
HFD was dispatched for spill control in the area of
Prospect Rd and Spooky Nook rd. Engine 1 w/4 responded. Enroute
dispatch advised of a milk tanker truck on its side with milk
leaking out. OIC Rhodes asked for the Haz-Mat duty officer awhile.
Upon arrival and further size up, command asked for the Haz-Mat Team
and mutual Aid from West Hempfield Fire
Operations Supervisor - Chief 2 Newcomer
Safety Officer - Soders
Haz-Mat Supervisor - Captain 2-9-2
Apparatus: Engines 7-19-1, 7-19-2, Tanker 7-19, Squad 7-19-1, Traffic 7-19
7/1/2009 Route 283 Eastbound Accident
Units were dispatched to an unknown injury vehicle accident on 283EB this morning. After dispatch 2-3 was dispatched to route 283EB between 722 and 741 for an accident. EMS on the street verified the location as 283EB between Landisville rd and 722 and confirmed confinement.
Engine 1 w/3 responding already on 283EB maneuvered through heavy traffic to arrive first on the scene. Crews started stabilization of the vehicle. Upon arrival of Rescue 2-3, the command had 2-3 crews, using 7-19's tools, removed the passenger side door and helped remove the patient.
Command- Chief 2-3 (Rohorer)
Apparatus: Engine 7-19-1 Rescue 2-3 Squad 7-19-1 Traffic 7-19
5/18/2009 Vehicle Accident Standby
Units were dispatched to a vehicle standby on Eby
Chiques rd and Newcomer Rd. Engine 1 w/4 found a truck leaning on
the berm of the road. Crews worked on stabilization of the truck and
Mutual aid was requested from rescue 7-6.
Apparatus- Engine 7-19-1 Rescue 7-6 Haz-Mat Duty Officer Traffic 7-5
Silver Springs Road House Fire
By: Hempfield Fire Department