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50 Year Members recognized at Annual GFD Veteran's Banquet

Gettysburg Fire, April 25

Congratulations to new 50 year members Robert Heflin, David Staub, and Donald Schmitt. All contributed to the department and community during their GFD membership.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Gettysburg Fire Dept. assists on recent Structure Fire

Gettysburg Fire, March 25

Around 0300hrs on the morning of March 25th, crews were called to Box 33-303 for a reported house fire.
MICU 54-31 and Assistant 33 arrived simultaneously, reporting a 2 1/2 story single family residence with fire showing from the 1st floor of the Charlie side. E33-3 arrived, pulled a 200’ 1 3/4” handline, and made an aggressive interior attack to stop the bulk of the fire. Engine 1-2 (Gettysburg) ... (Full Story & Photos)

GFD Appreciation Banquet

Gettysburg Fire, February 24

Gettysburg Fire held their 2023 Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, February 24, 2024. It was a great success and everyone had a wonderful time.

The evening began with a social hour at 5pm and the dinner began at 6pm with a ceremony recognizing fallen comrades. Attendees and honored guests enjoyed an outstanding meal. The banquet was hosted on the Gettysburg College campus in The Atrium and catered ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption GFD responds to three vehicle collisions Monday

Gettysburg Fire, February 06

Gettysburg Firefighters and fire police responded to three vehicle collisions on Monday, February 5.

At 1:50pm, GFD responded to the southbound lanes of US 15 near Hunterstown Road for a pickup truck that left the roadway and continued behind the guard rail and over the embankment into Rock Creek. The vehicle truck overturned and came to a stop , resting up against the culvert and suspended upside ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle Fire on Fairfield Road

Gettysburg Fire, January 12

Gettysburg Fire was dispatched for a vehicle fire impinging on a structure in the 900 block of Fairfield Road/116. Engine 1-2 arrived and found a working vehicle fire against the building with fire extension to the exterior of the building. Firefighters from Engine 1-2 deployed a hoseline and extinguished the car fire and building exterior. Firefighters from Fairfield Engine 2-1 assisted in ensuring ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Vehicle extrication, water rescue...a busy day!

Gettysburg Fire, January 10

Tuesday January 9, 2024 was a busy day for the volunteers of Gettysburg Fire with 12 calls for service in 24 hours. The day began with a traffic accident with entrapment in the 22 box, Barlow. Assistant Chief 22 was the incident commander and Company 22 provided fire protection. Rescue 1 from Gettysburg along with Rescue 20 from Littlestown and 6 from Emmitsburg worked together to free the driver ... (Full Story & Photos)

New Engine delivered to GFD!!

Gettysburg Fire, December 30

The New Engine arrived at Gettysburg Fire Department this weekend!! The unit is a 2023 Pierce Enforcer Pumper. The Engine holds 750 gallons of water and has a 1500 gpm pump. The unit still has some final work to be done, mounting equipment, etc. The unit will be placed in service within the next few months.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pictured in photo L to R are GFD President David Blocher, GNMP Acting Deputy Superintendent Zach Bolitho and GFD Fire Chief Larry Weikert.
Pictured in photo L to R are GFD President David Blocher, GNMP Acting Deputy Superintendent Zach Bolitho and GFD Fire Chief Larry Weikert.

Brush 1 at Gettysburg Fire!

Gettysburg Fire, December 11

Chief Ranger Lachowski and Fire Chief Weikert have been in negotiations to have this 2006 American Lafrance Brush Unit transferred to the Gettysburg Fire Department from The Delaware Water Gap National Recreational Area. This unit arrived at the Gettysburg Fire Department on Monday December 11th. In the near future, the unit will be designated as Brush 1. The unit will be in service after a few ... (Full Story & Photos)


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