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Vehicle Accidents & Alarms

Assistant Chief Joe Temarantz, July 12

On Sunday July 12th, as the Unofficial Bike Weekend was winding down, Company 1 members took in a few runs to round out the weekend. At 0920 an automatic fire alarm was received for 2715 York Rd bringing E1-1 & Truck 1 to the scene where a faulty smoke detector was found to be the source of the alarm, a little over an hour later @ 1057 hrs our 2nd fire alarm for the day was received for the Holiday ... (Full Story & Photos)

Battlefield Rollover w/Multiple Injuries and Flyout

Assistant Chief Joe Temarantz, July 03

At 13:38 hrs on 6/2/20 the GFD and multiple EMS units were alerted to the area of the Virginia State Monument on West Confederate Ave, (Box 1-2) Cumberland Twp., for a reported vehicle overturned with entrapment with multiple injuries. Deputy Chief 1 (Mizenko) was advised by Adams County 911 that there were 2 confirmed injuries with possibly up to 5 injured persons, with this information additional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Joe Temarantz, June 30

The Gettysburg Fire Department received 28 SCOTT X3 Pro 5.5 psi 45 minute SCBA today that will be replacing our nearly 15 year old SCOTT NGX 4.5's. Included with the new SCBA were Scott AV-3000 HT face pieces that will be issued to each individual member and 8 Sight In Mask Thermal Imaging Camera’s, allowing our FF's enhanced thermal vision while performing search operations in structure fires. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You GARMA

Gettysburg Fire Department , June 30

Thank you to the Gettysburg Area Retail Merchants Association (GARMA) for their kind and much appreciated donation of $750 to the Gettysburg Fire Department. Our all-volunteer Fire Department, as well as our entire community will benefit from this generous donation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire Department , June 30

The Gettysburg Fire Department would like to Congratulate one of our own life members, Francis "Dutty" Dutrow on his retirement from Gettysburg Boro Public Works after 30 years of service. Congratulations and Best of Luck in your retirement.
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Vehicle Overturned on Route 15

Assistant Chief Joe Temarantz, June 24

At 0531 hours on 06-24-20 units were alerted for a vehicle accident with unknown injury on US Route 15 SB @ the 11.2 MM. Adams County Communications received reports of a vehicle that left the roadway and went into the median then overturned. Asst Chief 1 (Temarantz) arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that had crossed the roadway and went over an embankment on the right shoulder, rolling ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gettysburg Fire Department , June 19

The Gettysburg Fire Department participated in a surprise parade today to Congratulate Dr. Kirby Kiefer of the National Fire Academy in Emmitsburg, MD on his retirement after serving for 20 yrs. Dr. Kiefer served Emergency Service personnel from all over the world during his time at the NFA.

We would like to congratulate you on a successful career and thank you for all that you have done !

Have ... (Full Story & Photos)

Thank You to Brad Dunham & 1-800-BoardUp

Assistant Chief Joe Temarantz, June 15

We would like to give another big shout out and Thank You to Brad Dunham & our friends @ 1-800-BoardUp who graciously donated a 1 gallon container of hand sanitizer to the GFD. Brad & his colleagues have taken care of us during the Covid-19 pandemic by donating their time and equipment to decon all of our apparatus a few weeks back and now making sure we have the additional supplies to keep our members ... (Full Story & Photos)

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