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Gettysburg Fire, August 04

The Gettysburg Fire Department CASH BASH is just around the corner, this coming Saturday, September 10, 2022 at the Gettysburg Area Rec Park! (Rain date Sunday, September 11)

Help our community's volunteer firefighters, have a great time with free food and beverages (with ticket), free beer, and have a chance to win cash money! With over $8500 in cash prizes up for grabs, plus digital horse racing, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Flowing big water!

Gettysburg Fire, August 13

Gettysburg Firefighters participated in the Adams County Water Supply Drill and Training at the South Mountain Fairgrounds today. Departments from across Adams County came together to practice skills needed for water supply in areas not served by fire hydrants, including drafting from natural water sources, setting up tanker fill and supply operations, and using portable water tanks to supply large ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire, July 25

The Gettysburg Fire Department moved into our current home in 1992 when our Stratton Street station was built. It continues to serve the department and the community well. Still, after 30 years, some wear and tear is expected.

Over the past month, GFD and Ben Druck Door Company have been replacing the 30-year old apparatus bay doors with new roll-up doors across the entire station. The front doors ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle stabilization and Patient Extrication Training - Part 1

Gettysburg Fire, July 12

GFD firefighters begin a four-week in-house training program on vehicle stabilization and extrication. Thanks to Lt. Will Kuntz and Sgt. W. Heyser for organizing this and future sessions.

Special thanks to Prospect Used Auto Parts and B&C Auto Menders for providing the vehicles!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire, July 11

Thanks to PA State Rep. Dan Moul and his office team for the donation of a new United States flag and PA Commonwealth Flag for our firehouse! These new flags look great and replace the worn-out ones formerly flying, which will be properly retired.... (Full Story & Photos)

Thanks and Congrats to Weis Markets Gettysburg!

Gettysburg Fire, July 07

A very special thanks to Weis Markets in Gettysburg for their donation of $500 in store credit to Gettysburg Fire Department in honor of their store's renovation/remodel and Grand Re-Opening.

GFD will use this donation for meals during our duty nights and other departmental needs.

Congratulations to Weis Markets on their Grand Re-Opening! We will see them soon in the store.... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Larry Weikert accepts a ceremonial check for $500 in store credit to Weis Markets. Photo by Darryl Wheeler, Gettysburg Times (used by permission).
Chief Larry Weikert accepts a ceremonial check for $500 in store credit to Weis Markets. Photo by Darryl Wheeler, Gettysburg Times (used by permission).

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Gettysburg Fire, July 04

Gettysburg Fire Department wishes everyone a safe and happy July 4th Independence Day!

We enjoyed a day and evening at the Gettysburg Rec Park, standing by for celebratory fireworks. Fire Police provided parking assistance and helped attendees get in and out of the event smoothly.
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Engine 1-1 runs Route 15 fire

Gettysburg Fire, June 01

Engine 1-1 responded with a crew of 5 this evening just after 5pm to US Route 15 south bound for a reported truck on fire. Barlow Chief 22 arrived shortly after dispatch to find a small box truck with a working fire in the cab with extension to the cargo area. Crews from 1-1 utilized the bumper line of Barlow Rescue 22 to extinguish the blaze.... (Full Story & Photos)

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