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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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Not pictured: Charlie Underwood, Martin Bagley, and Jack Ferguson on Engine 1-1 at another location.
Not pictured: Charlie Underwood, Martin Bagley, and Jack Ferguson on Engine 1-1 at another location.

Gettysburg Fire at Memorial Day Parade

Gettysburg Fire Department, May 30

Gettysburg Fire Department provided three apparatus and crews for the Gettysburg Memorial Day Parade on Monday, May 30, 2022, including Engine 1-2, Engine 1-1, and Truck 1. Also standing by were crews from Adams Regional EMS.

The parade was great, with many excellent units. We were ready for any accidents or heat-related emergencies, but there was not a single incident...a testament to parade planning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Duty Night; Burgers, hot dogs and Mr. G’s

Gettysburg Fire Department, May 27

On Friday May 27th, crews gathered at the station for hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill. Also they used this opportunity to repack hose on Engine’s 1-1 and 1-2. Afterwards crews headed to Mr G’s on Baltimore St for ice cream, some fire prevention and awareness in the community.... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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2020/2021 GFD Awards Banquet

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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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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GFD Rescue 1 to MFRI for training

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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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."

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)

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