On September 21st
the 19-01 box was struck for an auto accident with minor injuries at
the corner of Southmont and Wertzville. E19 arrived and
assisted with patient packaging, R20 & T2-17 handled vehicle
On Sunday September
16, the tanker and a crew of four assisted in Lower Paxton with a
house fire. Due to the home being roughly half a mile away
from any hydrant; water delivery was an issue. A tanker
shuttle was introduced early on and T19 was requested.
House Fire in
On September 6th
around the hours of 05:45, Engine and Tanker 19 were dispatched to
assist on Firehouse Road (Penn Township) for a house fire.
While on the street Engine 19 (Lt. Percherke) was given the
assignment of fill site operations. The engine found a hydrant
roughly 2-3 miles south of the incident and operated a fill site for
tankers. Tanker 19 (Chief Bartolo) was requested at the scene
for rural water movement, fire suppression, and extensive overhaul.
The tanker made several runs to the fill site. West Enola
would like to thank Washington Fire Department Co. 28 of
Mechanicsburg for the Transfer to our station.
14th around 04:20 hours, Engine 19 started a transfer assignment to
Camp Hill Fire Department (14) while they operated at New
Cumberland's second alarm house fire. The early morning crew
had a quiet morning at the 14 house before returning around 05:00
Gas Leak at
Giant Food Store
On August 8th, EPFD
responded to 310 East Penn Drive for a odor of gas inside.
Engine 19 and Truck 1-17 arrived on scene first and started the
interior investigation. During the investigation FF Dave
Colyer of T17 found a open stove top. Findings were relayed to
Chief 19 (Bartolo) and ventilation process was started.
On July 25th, crew
members got the chance to refresh their pumping skills.
Engine, Tanker, and Utility all went down to a nearby creek for some
drafting operations. Pump operators flowed water with a blitz
gun, simple landline and deck gun.
Stop in on Saturday
July 21st starting at 10am for our locally famous BBQ Chicken!
Dinners are $8.00, and a half chicken only is $4.00. Dinner
consists of 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll, butter, and applesauce.
Thank you to
everyone who helped make our 2012 Carnival a success! Mark
your calendars for next year - June 17th through 22nd. Please go to the
www.epcarnival.com website for more
West Enola Fire
Company, in conjunction with Midway Fire Company and the Goodwill
Fire Company of West Fairview are proud to announce a night of
comedy with Earl David Reed. The show starts at 8:00pm.
Tickets are $15 each. Soda and snacks will be provided, and it
is a non-smoking BYOB event. Please call the firehouse at
732-1919 for tickets.
House Fire in
the 20 box!
Around 20:43 hours
on July 18th, the first alarm assignment was dispatched to Wyoming
Avenue for smoke in a duplex. Engine 19 arrived on scene and
crews began to assist with searching for the source of the smoke.
After extensive searching, Chief 19 (Bartolo) and Firefighter Bill
Brougher Sr. (20) discovered the fire in what was thought to be the
exposure building. Crews assisted with extensive overhaul, as
the the fire was in the ceiling area between two rooms.
2012 Fund Drive
is Under Way!
Residents in West
Enola's first due area should have recently received their 2012
donation request. Please consider making a tax-deductible
contribution to help support this non-profit all volunteer
organization in our mission to provide emergency services to the
If you would like to make a contribution and did not receive a
donation letter, or are not in our first due area, please call the
firehouse and leave your name and number...we'll send the donation
packet out to you!
The West Enola Fire Company thanks you for your continued support!