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GFD Duty Night Dinner at O'Rorke's

Gettysburg Fire, April 22

Gettysburg Firefighters gathered Friday, April 22, 2022 for an informal duty night and dinner. Thanks to O'Rorke's restaurant for their welcoming atmosphere, great service, and terrific food!

After dinner, crews remained on Steinwehr Avenue with Engine 1-2 and Truck 1 greeting the public and giving tours of the fire apparatus.

Another great night in Gettysburg!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire Department, March 26

On Saturday, March 26, 2022 Gettysburg Fire Department held our annual awards banquet. Due to COVID-19, this year's banquet covered awards from both 2020 and 2021. The room was packed with firefighters, families, and special guests. Everyone enjoyed a social hour at 5pm followed by dinner provided by Biggerstaff Catering at 6pm.

Special thanks to Emmitsburg and Buchanan Valley Fire Departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

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GFD welcomes Stafford, VA Command

Gettysburg Fire, March 21

On Monday, March 21 Gettysburg Fire Department welcomed C-shift command officers from Stafford County, Virginia Fire Department. These leaders were in Gettysburg for a battlefield tour and to visit the GFD Museum and station.

GFD member Charlie Underwood guided a tour of the GFD museum, including our 1886 Silsby Steam Engine known as the "General Meade."

Welcome back to GFD Past-Chief Allen Baldwin, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire Department, February 24

Gettysburg Fire Department's Rescue 1 traveled to Middletown Fire Department Company 7 in Middletown, Maryland - just outside Frederick, MD - to participate in a Vehicle and Machinery Extrication course through Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute. Several GFD members are taking courses through MFRI this spring. Gettysburg Fire is an affiliated department with MFRI as we respond into Maryland for mutual ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire welcomes National Fire Academy Superintendent Eriks Gabliks

Captain Russell McCutcheon, February 16

Firefighters and members of the Gettysburg Fire Department welcomed National Fire Academy Superintendent Eriks Gabliks at a recent duty night on February 11, 2022.

Superintendent Gabliks spoke to our members and enjoyed a tour of the station, including our GFD Museum and 1886 Silsby the "General Meade."

This duty night included a great dinner, rig checks, training, and was attended by over 20 members.

Thanks ... (Full Story & Photos)

Some of the duty night crew in front of 1886 Silsby the "General Meade."
Some of the duty night crew in front of 1886 Silsby the "General Meade."

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No Caption Passing of GFD Member & Past Baltimore City FD Asst Chief Gary E. Frederick

Gettysburg Fire Department , January 02

It is with much sadness that the Gettysburg Fire Department along with the Baltimore City Retired Fire Officers and Firefighters Association announces the Passing of Assistant Chief of the Fire Department Gary E. Frederick.

The Gettysburg FD has been honored to have a membership that comes from many areas other than Gettysburg who have served in both career and volunteer departments. One such member ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Autos and Scrap Well Off in Box 1-8

Chief Ed Mizenko , December 17

16:21 Box 1-8 Straban Twp. 1957 York Road

GFD & 1st Alarm units dispatched for a Commercial Building Fire at Consolidated Scrap Resources. Adam’s County 911 advised only 1 caller reporting a large amount of flames and smoke. Chief 1 (Mizenko) went on the air and from about 3 miles out reported a large column of smoke in the air. Due to the previous incident over the summer and lack of water in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire Department , December 11

Thank you Gettysburg area for the outstanding support of our 2021 Stuff the Truck !!! Thank you to Members 1st Bank and Delisio's Pizza for your amazing Pizza during our lunch break !!!

Each year your support of this great program increases ad helps more people during the holiday season.

MERRY CHRISTMAS & Thank You to all of our AMAZING VOLUNTEERS that made this event possible !!... (Full Story & Photos)

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