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It is with great sadness and reget that we have announce the passing of Richard "Jonesy" Jones on March 28, 2016. He was a life member of the Always There Hook and Ladder Company No. 1 and serviced as the Fire - Police Captain for many years. Jonesy will be missed.
He will have a full firemen's funeral on Saturday April 2, 2016 at 10:00AM
at the Grove - Bowersoxs Fureral Home in Waynesboro.
Waynesboro Fire Dept. & Blue Ridge Fire & Rescue are teaming up for a gun bash on June 4th! Tickets are $10.00 each. Food and beverages are included. Please see the images for details about the event and guns listed. Please see our members or stop by both fire stations.
April 3,2016 at 10:45 Hours - Hay Bales Fire - Washington County Box 7-03 12968 Rowe Road Smithsburg - Engine Tanker 2 responded as part of the "Tanker Task Force" . There were 800+ bales of hay on fire. This is the final tally on the amount of water that was needed to extinguish the fire.
Tanker 9 LVFC (2000 Gallons) 17 loads 34,000
TOTAL LOADS 103
Units were on the scene for 8 hours.
March 29, 2016 at 21:22 hours – Rescue Box 2-70 – 13375 Welty Road – Motor vehicle Crash / single vehicle into a utility pole / with fire. Engine 2-1 and Deputy Chief 2 arrived on the scene and confirmed the dispatch with one patient out of the vehicle. Crews made the quick knock and assisted with patient care. West Penn Power was on scene within minutes to shut the power off to the pole and a large area of Washington Township. The patient was transported to the Waynesboro Hospital by EMS Company 2 with Medic 200’s crew. Units cleared around 2200.
( Photos by Record Herald Waynesboro's Newpaper )
March 13, 2016 at 22:20 hours - Box 2-30 - 4763 Zane Miller, CAM Superline Trailers Inc. - Ccommercial Building Assignment - Investigation of smoke. Engine 2-2 reported the building was charged with heavy smoke. Deputy Chief Sanders held all units for the investigation. Captain 2-1 and his crew found a dumpster fire inside the structure which was quickly extinguished. Units were on the scene for about two hours for the smoke removal. Mont Alto, New Franklin, Greencastle, Blue Ridge Summit, Marion, Leitersburg, and Smithsburg assisted on the scene. Engine 16 - South Mountain and Truck 42 Franklin's Chambersburg transferred to South Potomac Fire Station.
( Phots by Julie Rosenberry and the Record Herald Newspaper)
March 8, 2016 at 16:10 hours - Box 2-01 - Dwelling Fire 149 West Main Street in the Borough. The fire was dispatched as an appliance fire. The arriving units were met with fire from division 1 sides B/C/D.
The fire was quickly extinguished, but the overhaul and investigation in the 100+ year old house held the unit for a hour and a half. The fire was caused by food on the stove, according to Waynesboro Police, who investigated the incident. Assisting on the box was Engine Companies 3, 4, 5, WC 7, WC 9, Truck 17, Air 53 from Cumberland County, EMS for 2,5, 200.
Feb. 07,2016 at 12:57 – Barn Fire – Box 2-17a – 7023 Nunnery Road – First arriving units found a 10 X 20 chicken coup on fire. The working fire dispatch was sounded, bringing the additional resources. Waynesboro and Mont Alto crew made quick work of the fire. The box was downgraded and overhaul was completed about 14:00 hours. The fire is under investigation.
Feb.05,2016 at 20:15 hours - Transfer - 21 West Franklin Street / Truck 1 Hagerstown MD. While backfilling city station. Tower 2 was hit for a Multi-Dwelling fire at 22:02 hours at 440 West Washington Street in the city.
Jan. 27, 2016 at 21:56 hours - Dwelling Fire - Frederick County MD Box 21-21 - 14509 Tower Road in Wolfsville MD. Tower 2 and Engine -Tanker 2 responded on the assignment. The first arriving chief officer from Wolfsville reported a single family home well-involved with roof collapse. The incident commander quickly initiated a defensive fire attack (exterior operation). All occupants were out of the home before firefighters arrived, there were no civilian injuries. Two adults were displaced. The freezing temperatures are causing problems for the firefighters with slick road conditions which are being treated by Frederick County Highway Operations. Damage to the home was estimated at $150,000. The cause remains under investigation by the Frederick County Fire Marshal's Office.
Jan 19, 2016 at 22:52 hours – Inside Investigation of Smoke / Dwelling Fire – Box 2-01 - 20 South Franklin Street. The box was dispatched for an inside investigation of smoke. Frist units found a small fire and it was quickly extinguished. Lieutenant 2-1 Robert Atkinson had the command.
Jan. 19, 2016 at 17:56 hours – Dwelling Fire – Adams County Box- 3-3, Liberty Township, 311 Harbaugh Valley Road. Waynesboro units assisted with water supply and defensive attack.
The family of three was not at home at the time of the fire, the home was at total loss. Units were in service at 22:15 hours.
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