Station 2 was dispatched to a reported structure fire, smoke in the basement. Engine 2 with 6 (Chief Sell) arrived to find a smoke condition. Engine 2 hit the hydrant in front of the structure and the crew pulled the 300 ft. 1 3/4 hand line. Tanker 2 and Rescue 2 staged with manpower forward. Truck 1 set up in front of the structure and sent manpower forward. It was found that rags used for staining were in the wood stove and had smoldered and spontaneous combusted. Crews vented the basement and returned. There was no damage.
Training this evening was at the acquired structures with Station 1 ( Palmyra). Crews broke into groups and took windows, doors, ceilings, and walls. Trained on roof ventilation, Rit, opening the side of a building, and hose line advancement. Great training for all. Thanks as always to the Mt Gretna Craft Brewery for the houses for training.
On New Years Day the Campbelltown Vol. Fire Co. will be having a Pork n Sauerkraut dinner. Time is 11AM - 2PM. Cost is $12.00 for adults, $6.00 for children 6-12, ages 5 and under eat for free. Come out any enjoy a Pennsylvania Dutch tradition. Pork n Sauerkraut on New Years Day brings you Good Luck throughout the year!
Crews responded to 2 calls 12/20/16. The first was assist to Station 1 ,Palmyra, For a small fire with sprinkler activation. Engine 2 with 6 (Chief Sell) responded and staged at the hydrant and sent manpower forward. The second was a carbon monoxide detector sounding. Rescue 2 with 5 (Safety Ed) and Engine 2 with 3 (FF Valentin) checked the structure found no problems but did discover a furnace problem. These were the 44th and 45th calls of the month. Please be safe and carefull out there.