Union Fire Company No.1

2024 Incidents
Jan 100
Feb 115
Mar 94
Apr 96
May 81
Total 486

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

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"Our Pride ~ Our Passion ~ Our Privilege"

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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)

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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No Caption Come visit us at Walmart Safety Day !

Union Fire Company No.1, June 04

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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

•Labor Day Weekend
•Thanksgiving Day
•Christmas Day


• 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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Union Fire Company No.1, May 19

For the month of we want to congratulate Lieutenant Austin Yingst on being selected!

Members Name: Austin Yingst

Years of Service: Joined around 2011-2012

Previous Fire Service Experience: Previously ran with Mt. Holly as a junior

Career/Education: Machine Tender for Ahlstrom Filtration

What Encouraged You to Join: I was encouraged to come in to the U from Holly as a junior mostly for more ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company 41 responded to 5 calls today and 15 for the week so far

Union Fire Company No.1, May 01

At 19:13 today Engine 241 (4) and Chief 241 responded to the I 81 S Rest Area (50-96) to assist Company 50 with a working car fire. Engine 241 arrived and stretched the bumper line for extinguishment. Crews had a running fuel fire and another line was stretched from Engine 50 with Class B foam to assist. Company 41 was on scene a little over a half hour.

Company 41 has responded to 410 calls so ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Union Fire Company No.1, May 01

Please consider helping out our Police Departments Special Response Team!

Price and purchase info are at the bottom:

BYOB. 50/50 and raffles. BBQ dinner provided.... (Full Story & Photos)

The Union Fire Company is excited to start highlighting the dedicated membership that contribute to the success of the company The April “Member of the Month” is John Sheaffer Joined – July 21, 1970 Cumberland Fire Company

Union Fire Company No.1, April 23

Moved membership on July 13, 1976 to the Union Fire Company

Length of Service – 53 years 9 months.

Career – Foreman(Chief), Assistant Foreman, Chief Hose Director, Driver at Cumberland Fire Company. Chief, Assistant Chief, Captain, Vice President, Apparatus Committee, Driver at the Union Fire Company. 9-1-1 Dispatcher/Supervisor, Fire Communications Supervisor, Operations Manager at Cumberland ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Driver training on the new Pirsch 1984 Don Bishop at the panel

Union Fire Company No.1, April 17

John Sheaffer at deck gun.... (Full Story & Photos)

E141 1984 after going in service. 1984 Peter Pirsch served 1984-2003. Pardon the hose bed...loaded for work....

Union Fire Company No.1, April 17

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Union Fire Company No.1, April 16

Enjoy your week of recognition, we appreciate your efforts every day!... (Full Story & Photos)

Sunday Storm: Last evening Union members handled 20 calls for service

Union Fire Company No.1, April 15

A majority of the calls were trees and wires down, fire alarms, elevator related calls and an auto accident. Just as the strong winds pushed through Utility 41 and the Brush responded to assist Company 36 with a mountain fire in Mt Holly Borough. At the same time Tanker 41 was assisting North Middleton Twp with a brush fire that extended into a shed. The Engines were both staffed and handled several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption At the UFC April Company Meeting Deputy Chief Matt Hinken was presented the Carlisle VFW Post 77 Firefighter of the Year award, along with the honors of being named the PA VFW FF of the Year

Union Fire Company No.1, April 11

Congratulations Chief, well deserved!... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 241 w/3 is transferred to Company 20 while they work an apartment building fire in their first due.

Union Fire Company No.1, April 11

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No Caption Barn Fire Tanker 41 & Engine 141 responded to Upper Frankford Twp for a working barn fire

Union Fire Company No.1, April 09

Tanker 41 went back the long drive and supplied Engine 46 for the duration of the incident. Engine 141 picked up the 5 in at the end of the drive and handled the water supply initially.

Photo credits to original photographers... (Full Story & Photos)

40 Years AgoJanuary 12th, 1984Thursday Mid Morning Equipmeny was dispatch to the Masland Property at the corner of N

Union Fire Company No.1, April 07

Hanover Street and Media Road. Units came upon a smokey fire involving the building and stored carpet.

Union engine 1-41 arrives first and connects to the hydrant in front of the building.

Charlie Alleman driving.... (Full Story & Photos)

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