Union Fire Company No.1

2023 Incidents
Jan 83
Feb 80
Mar 102
Apr 94
May 86
Total 445

Yearly Call Totals
2022 1079
2021 1050
2020 915
2019 985
2018 915
2017 913
2016 891
2015 906
2014 928
2013 886
2012 816
2011 900

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Union Fire Company, February 23

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The Union Fire Company was formally organized on April 6, 1789. The move to form the fire company had started after a devastating fire that destroyed several houses in the area of what is now 9 North Hanover Street. The company copied by-laws widely used by other fire companies of the era that can be traced ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Sunday remains busy: The Sunday crew handled 6 calls today 02:34- House fire (rekindle)- S Middleton Twp 06:16- Fire alarm - Middlesex Twp 11:41- Fire Alarm- Carlisle Borough 13:34- Medical Assist - I-81 (blocking) Middlesex Twp 15:24- Auto Accident wit

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

Crews arrived with a TT vs a Car with two patients confined in the car.
16:47- Auto accident involving a structure - Carlisle Borough. Crew arrived to find minor injuries and minor damage to the building.... (Full Story & Photos)

Just after 02:30 the Engine and Tanker were back on the street for a rekindle of the earlier fire on Whiskey Springs Rd

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

Unfortunately due to the rapid fire growth and collapsing interior crews were pulled out on the initial making it a defensive operation for the majority of the incident. The Engine was released from the rekindle after about 45 mins while the tanker was committed for another 3 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Busy week at the U! Over the past week Union members have handled 40 calls for service

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

These incidents have included:

3- Residential Fires
1 - Vehicle Fire
10- Fire Alarms
8 Auto Accidents- 1 into a building / 1 Fly Out
4 Brush Fires
2 Miscellaneous Fires
1 Mountain Fire
5 Medicals
1 Other Entrapment - Subject with hand entrapped in a bike chain
2- Box Alarms
3- Service Calls

Tonight at around 18:40 Engine 141 and Tanker 41 responded to the 300 blk of Whiskey Springs Rd for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Mobile Home Fire E241 responded to West Pennsboro Twp for a mobile home fire

Union Fire Company No.1, June 01

While Enroute fire police from company 47 went on scene reporting fire showing . E241 arrived and deployed the front bumper line. E241 crew handled fire attack while Engine 247 crew performed a primary search for victims. All searches were negative. Crews operated for roughly 2 hours .... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Memorial Day Parade followed by a first due box 9 members participated in the Memorial Day parade this morning with the 1935 Hahn, E1, E2 and the Brush

Union Fire Company No.1, May 29

This afternoon at 13:38 the box was sent to Bayley St in South Middleton Twp (241-01) for a reported electrical fire with extension. Engine 241 w/4 arrived on scene with normal conditions. Crew investigated and found an exhaust fan in the kitchen that was on fire and extended into the wall about a foot around it. The fire was extinguished and overhaul/ventilation was completed. 41 had 7 members on ... (Full Story & Photos)

Have a safe and enjoyable Memorial Day!

Union Fire Company No.1, May 29

While celebrating please remember the meaning of the day and remember our fallen heroes 🇺🇸... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 5/23/23 - Boro Companies along with Co38 trained on master stream appliances

Union Fire Company No.1, May 24

Beautiful evening! Carlisle Fire & Rescue Services Cumberland Valley IAFF F-109... (Full Story & Photos)

Busy day for the Union crew ! Company 41 started the day off with a crash with a vehicle down an embankment on Interstate 81 , fortunately only minor injuries

Union Fire Company No.1, May 17

While heading back to the station crews were dispatched to South Middleton Twp for a Co Detector activation. Later in the evening Engine 1 responded to a fire alarm in Middlesex township and a crash in Carlisle Boro also resulting in minor injuries .... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Evening Box Alarm, Crash and Event: Engine 241 and Utility 41 with a crew of 5 attended St Patrick Schools summer send off event this evening from 5-8pm

Union Fire Company No.1, May 12

There were lots of smiling faces and the members kept busy giving out handouts and giving fire engine tours. At 17:52 we had to leave the event temporarily and handle an accident on I-81 N at the Hanover St overpass. No injuries were found and crews handled debris and fluids. Just prior to the event we handled a first due box in which burnt food was located.... (Full Story & Photos)

It’s not always fires and crashes- One of the best things about being located “downtown” is the different situations we find ourselves in on a daily basis

Union Fire Company No.1, May 11

Today Momma and her babies were roaming the downtown streets in a non duck friendly area. With the help of some citizens our crew relocated them to the Letort Park for safety. We put mom in the box with the babies for transport but she managed to escape. Although she’s not a member we let her ride on the seat to the park where they were all safely released.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Boro units start the day with a crash in town

Union Fire Company No.1, May 05

Units were dispatched for a single vehicle into a tree. Upon arrival the operator was still in the vehicle . Fortunately only minor injuries . Crews operated roughly 20 minutes.... (Full Story & Photos)

Motor home fire today on Interstate 81at the Exit 45 northbound ramp E141 E241 U41 7 personnel responded

Union Fire Company No.1, May 04

112 gallons of water used and .3 gallons of Class A foam.

Co. 39, 45, CFD firepolice assisted.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to Joe Majkut, aka "Boston" on earning his FF-I certification today!

Union Fire Company No.1, April 29

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50 Years Ago This Early Morning April 18, 1973 3:47 AM A Carlisle Police officer on patrol discovered smoke coming from a residence at 116 Dickinson Ave just off N

Union Fire Company No.1, April 18

Pitt Street. The resident was dropped off earlier by the police. Police alerted County Control and they dispatched the Union, Cumberland, and Empire Fire Companies.
The Union engine (E141) driven by Pete Peterson layed in from the hydrant at Dickinson and Pitt. The Cumberland engine (E140) driven by Dick Shughart layed in from Pitt and Louther. The Union engine was in the alley near the structure ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Union Fire Company No.1, April 14

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