Monthly Calls
 
Fire
Jobs
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Jan
50
0
0
Feb
62
4
1
Mar
48
0
0
Apr
43
2
0
May
67
5
0
Jun
27
0
0
Jul
54
1
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Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total
351
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Total Calls Per Year
 
Fire
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2019
653
20
0
2018
641
25
7
2017
582
23
5
2016
579
23
4
2015
698
34
6
2014
657
20
5
2013
618
19
3
2012
586
31
5
2011
773
17
7
2010
688
28
4




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Linglestown Fire Company No. 1 - Station 35Tanker 35, Middletown Volunteer Fire Department Rescue 88, and Reliance Hose Co. #1, Elizabethville, PA Engine 21 are standing by today for the Halifax Fire Department to allow their members to attend the services of a fallen member of their company. ... See moreSee less

On this date July 26, 1973,

Charles "Pete" Waple, a member of the Union Hose Company No.1 dies in the line of duty while responding to a reported fire in Londonderry Township.

Pete was the first line of duty death for the Union Hose Company and the second for the Middletown Fire Department.

May he Rest In Peace
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Sad day for the mfd

I remember that day rip Pete.

RIP MY FRIEND!

Is this the incident with the dodge power wagon unit? He was friends with my sister, she had a picture of him and unit

Rescue Company along with Palmyra Fire Tower 1 are currently covering Lower Paxton Township while the township departments are conducting a live burn. ... See moreSee less

Rescue Company along with Palmyra Fire Tower 1 are currently covering Lower Paxton Township while the township departments are conducting a live burn.

Rescue Company takes the RIT assignment in 74s local.Last night around 22:15 hours Station 74 along with mutual aid were dispatched to the 1500 block of West Ridge Road for a reported house fire. Engine 74-2 arrived on scene with a 2.5 story single family dwelling with smoke from all sides and fire visible on the first floor. Due to the residence being back a narrow driveway with minimal room all units with the exception of Engine 74-2, were staged on West Ridge Road and a nurse tanker operation was utilized for water supply.

Two lines were placed in service with the fire being quickly knocked down by first arriving units. All visible fire was knocked and overhaul began at 22:43 hours with control being marked at 22:52 hours. Units remained on scene until 00:45 hours conducting extensive overhaul and extinguishing hot spots. PSP Fire Marshal was contacted for the investigation.

Station 74 was assisted by Bainbridge, Rheems, Mount Joy, Middletown, Londonderry, Hershey, Mastersonville, Maytown, and Lawn Fire Companies. Dauphin Rescue 33 and Truck 50 provided coverage to our area for the duration of the incident. Thank you to all units who assisted and to our standby companies.
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Rescue Company takes the RIT assignment in 74s local.

US National Weather Service State College PA•Heat advisory for the lower Susquehanna Valley with maximum heat indices 100-105°F this afternoon
•Scattered severe thunderstorms with locally damaging winds possible this afternoon & evening (1-9PM)
•Isolated flash flooding possible across south-central PA especially in most vulnerable (urbanized) areas that can experience rapid runoff from heavy rainfall (1-2"+ amounts)
7/22/2020|7AM
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With temperatures expected to reach triple digits today, we want to remind everyone to be cautious and keep hydrated. ... See moreSee less

With temperatures expected to reach triple digits today, we want to remind everyone to be cautious and keep hydrated.

On this day July 18,1947,
Harold Mansberger a member of the Rescue Hose Company No.3 died while attempting a water rescue. Several individuals were boating at the Iron Mine Run dam when their boat capsized. FF. Mansberger was the first to arrive and entered the water to perform a rescue which ultimately took his life. Harold was the first line of duty death for the Rescue Hose Company and the first for the Middletown Fire Department.

May he Rest In Peace
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Rest in Peace.

Rest In Peace thoughts and prayers are with the family and the department

Congratulations to Roy Slesser who is the winner of the helmet raffle!!!

Daily# 521
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Congrats Roy!

Dang, missed the fire and the helmet 😔😂😂

Last evening, the Middletown Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of West Main Street for a reported structure fire with possible entrapment. County advised multiple calls were received and PD has a column. Chief 88-1 arrived on scene with a 2 story duplex, fire showing on second floor. The box was upgraded due to outside temperatures and the address was updated to the 400 block of Apple Ave. Engine 88 split laid from Main/Apple to the scene while Engine 54 completed the lay to the hydrant. Engine 88 crews split between search/rescue and extinguishment. Rescue 88 arrived securing a second hydrant at Wood/Selma. Rescue 88 crews assisted with interior operations and roof ventilation. All searches turn up negative. Command marked control approximately 45 minutes into the incident and Red Cross was notified for the victims. Engine 88 and Truck 50 remained on scene with fire investigators.

Thank you to the mutual aid units that assisted on scene, as well as Linglestown and Palmyra for standing by at our station to cover our area.

Special Thank You to the members and spouses for having food and cold drinks ready for our return.
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Last evening, the Middletown Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of West Main Street for a reported structure fire with possible entrapment. County advised multiple calls were received and PD has a column. Chief 88-1 arrived on scene with a 2 story duplex, fire showing on second floor. The box was upgraded due to outside temperatures and the address was updated to the 400 block of Apple Ave. Engine 88 split laid from Main/Apple to the scene while Engine 54 completed the lay to the hydrant. Engine 88 crews split between search/rescue and extinguishment. Rescue 88 arrived securing a second hydrant at Wood/Selma. Rescue 88 crews assisted with interior operations and roof ventilation. All searches turn up negative. Command marked control approximately 45 minutes into the incident and Red Cross was notified for the victims. Engine 88 and Truck 50 remained on scene with fire investigators. 

Thank you to the mutual aid units that assisted on scene, as well as Linglestown and Palmyra for standing by at our station to cover our area. 

Special Thank You to the members and spouses for having food and cold drinks ready for our return.

 

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Nice work gents!

Thank you for your service!

Good job.

We saw this happen. It was so sad! My thoughts are with the family. I couldn’t imagine.

Janet Sheaffer Pickel this is why I smelled and saw smoke.

Thanks guys for your service.

Thanks for your service guys

Job well done!!! Thank you

Thank you all for your service. stay safe a prayer is always with you all ..

God bless you guys

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 10 Adelia St
 Middletown Pa, 17057

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