Union Fire Company No.1
 

2024 Incidents
Jan 100
Feb 115
Mar 94
Apr 96
May 81
Jun 97
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 583

Yearly Call Totals
2023 1074
2022 1079
2021 1050
2020 915
2019 985
2018 915
2017 913
2016 891
2015 906
2014 928
2013 886
2012 816
2011 900


Welcome to the Official Website for the Union Fire Company No.1, Carlisle, PA

"Our Pride ~ Our Passion ~ Our Privilege"

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Busy Wednesday Crews handled 7 calls for service yesterday in the summer heat

Union Fire Company No.1, July 11

Pictured below was a rather significant sized field fire that was close to endangering to homes . Multiple companies from the western end of the county responded . Tanker 41 was on the scene for well over an hour. While the tanker was committed to the field fire E241 and Brush 41 responded to the area of creek rd for a reported field fire as well. Units had nothing found upon arrival and it was determined ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Congratulations goes out to Deputy Chief Matt Hinken on being presented the PA VFW Firefighter of the Year at our monthly meeting Tuesday July 9, 2024

Union Fire Company No.1, July 10

This was after Matt was awarded the local VFW Firefighter of the Year. Thanks Matt for all you do! Well deserved!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Last evening around 22:30 Engine 241, all 3 Chiefs and the Tanker responded for a car fire on the Holly Pike in South Middleton Twp

Union Fire Company No.1, July 10

Units arrived with a well involved engine compartment fire and deployed the bumper line for extinguishment.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Over the last week we have responded to 22 incidents: Last week we stayed busy with several small fires around the 4th of July

Union Fire Company No.1, July 09

Sunday Engine 141 handled a dumpster fire in the Borough.

Today around 14:20 Tanker 41 was dispatched to assist Company 33 with several cars on fire in Middlesex Twp on the Harrisburg Pike. Shortly after Engine 241 was also added to the box. Chief 7 and Engine 33 arrived with 4 vehicles on fire along with a running fuel fire that took some time to contain. Tanker 41 laid a 5 inch line to the scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thanks goes out to the Carlisle Eagles #1299 and Manager Bob Purvis for the donation!

Union Fire Company No.1, July 04

Very much appreciated!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption The Cumberland Fire Company Fire 50 Years Ago Today Thursday, June 27, 1974 3:53 AM John Sheaffer…My story and recollection This is long…but very informational in my opinion I was Foreman at the time of the fire

Union Fire Company No.1, June 27

In those days, the company by-laws still identified the fire ground leader as the Foreman. I lived 2 ½ blocks from the firehouse and was off from my full time com center job that night. I worked midnight shifts just prior to this day and was in my standard toss and turn mode most of the night unable to sleep. In those days, tone alerting was non existent for the firefighter at home unless you purchased ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The afternoon stayed steady with an additional 3 calls (7 for the day)

Union Fire Company No.1, June 24

At 16:00 Engine 241 and the Brush handled a large grass fire at a warehouse on Logistics Drive in South Middleton Twp. Engine 241 deployed the bumper line for extinguishment. While responding to that call Brush 236 called out with an auto accident on I-81 near Exit 45. Brush 236 and Brush 41 were released from the grass fire to handle the accident with Rescue 45. Crews had a three car accident ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2004....E241 dedication. 3 former Chiefs Charlie Boyles...Pete Peterson...John Sheaffer RIP Monkey Bars and Pete!

Union Fire Company No.1, June 24

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Borough House Fire: Company 41 has responded to four calls so far today

Union Fire Company No.1, June 24

At 09:51 a house fire was dispatched in the Borough in the 500 block of B Street (45-01). Carlisle Police arrived and reported a well involved brush fire in the front of the house that was extending to the building. A large amount of smoke was present in the area and the box was upgraded. A bystander used a garden hose to knock the fire down. Engine 141 arrived and reported the same. Crews from 41 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Crews are continuing to stay busy in the heat wave! Today Company 41 responded to 4 incidents so far

Union Fire Company No.1, June 20

The morning started off with a box downtown for smoke from a building at 10:15 (good intent). Shortly after at 13:20 E141 w/5 responded to North Middleton Township to assist with a small bedroom fire on Esther Dr. While on the bedroom fire Engine 241 w/2 handled a fire alarm in the Borough at 13:50. A bicyclist was struck downtown later on at 16:25.

After the equipment was cleaned E141 w/4 attended ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2 Legends at the Union....2000 Picture. Charlie Boyles and Sam Otten...Chiefs late 50's thru the late 70's.

Union Fire Company No.1, June 20

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No Caption Shed Fire Overnight borough units responded to the area of Porter Ave and E Louther St for a reported shed fire

Union Fire Company No.1, June 18

C141 arrived to the rear of the 300 Blk of E Louther St confirming dispatch. E141 crew deployed the bumper line for extinguishment . Truck 45 crew gained entry to the roll up door and E38 and E45 crews assisted with overhaul efforts.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Company 41 passed the 500 call mark tonight

Union Fire Company No.1, June 05

Calls 500-503 were answered this evening in a short time.

500- Auto Accident
501- Fire Alarm
502- Inside Investigation
503- Tree down on a Porch Roof

All the rigs were on the street minus the Tanker.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Come visit us at Walmart safety day ! Crews will be here from 5-8

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

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Come visit us at Walmart Safety Day !

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

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No Caption WE’RE HIRING PART TIME DRIVERS -Primarily weekend shifts w/ weekdays as PTO is used by full time staff. -Time and a half starts over 40 Hrs in one week and for the following holidays •New Years Day •Memorial Day Weekend •Independence Day

Union Fire Company No.1, May 30

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•Labor Day Weekend
•Thanksgiving Day
•Christmas Day

REQUIREMENTS

• High school diploma or G.E.D.
• at least 21 years of age
• Valid Class B driver license with tank and air brake endorsements
• E.V.O.C.
• Pump I
• Pump II
• Rural Water Supply
• Hazmat Operations level with current refresher
• Blood-borne Pathogens
• minimum of First Aid or equivalent
• AED/CPR/Choking for infant, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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