Union Fire Company No.1

2024 Incidents
Jan 100
Total 100

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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No Caption Train Vs Tractor Trailer Today at 10:56 the Borough Companies were sent to the 400 blk of N Bedford St for an auto accident involving a Train and Tractor Trailer

Union Fire Company No.1, February 26

Engine 141 arrived on scene finding the Truck overturned and the driver self extricated with no injuries. Luckily the truck was towing a flatbed that was empty. Crews tended to a fuel and oil leak and then were released from the scene. Representatives from Team 200 (County Hazmat), DEP, Fire Police and various other agencies remained on scene for the clean up process.

Picture credits: Cumberland ... (Full Story & Photos)

Morning Confinement / Fuel Leak: This morning at 07:12 Engine 241, Utility 41, Chief 241 & Rescue 45 responded to the 1300 blk of Walnut Bottom Rd In South Middleton Twp for an auto accident with confinement

Union Fire Company No.1, February 25

Crews located an SUV vs a utility pole with low hanging wires and one patient confined. The battery Amkus tools from R45 were used to access the patient via the passenger side door.

Later on at 16:24 Engine 141 responded to the area of Walmart on Noble Blvd in the Borough for a fuel leak. Units arrived to find a Tractor Trailer struck a sign post and concrete barrier in the parking lot. The driver ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2/24/24- Apartment Fire Yesterday at 15:56 Engine 141 and Chief 241 responded to the 1400 blk of Bradley Dr in North Middleton as part of the first alarm assignment for an apartment building fire

Union Fire Company No.1, February 25

Company 41 assisted with stretching the initial attack line off Engine 239 and locating the fire. Crew found a working kitchen fire in an apartment on the third floor. Members also completed searches simultaneously and no victims were located. 41 units remained on scene for approximately 1.5 hours completing overhaul operations.

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

Tractor Trailer Fire 02/21: C141 , C241, Engine 241 , Tanker 41 & Engine 245 responded to Allen Rd/ Alexander Spring Rd for a tractor trailer fire

Union Fire Company No.1, February 23

While Enroute HQ advised multiple calls confirming a working fire and also reported the truck was hauling paper. Units arrived and deployed a Crosslay for extinguishment . Thankfully the driver was able to escape without injury . The fire was held to the truck only and no extension into the trailer .

Photo Credits : Joel Griffie... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption As many may know by now, on Monday February 19, 2024 in the early evening hours Tom Vogelsong, aka, Vogie, the Vogelmeister, DTV, Dump Truck left us after a long battle with health issues

Union Fire Company No.1, February 20

He was a firm believer in quality over quantity. He is a good friend to many and father to most of the County children as he would always proclaim. He will be missed dearly but know his is now at peace. God Speed Vogie we love you, miss you, and will never forget.

As we find out details on his services they will be shared.... (Full Story & Photos)

Like many other companies in the area we have had a very busy week!

Union Fire Company No.1, February 17

Over the last 7 days we have responded to just under 60 incidents bringing us to 186 calls for the year. 39 incidents were handled on Tuesday during the inclement weather. Today members gathered for our annual Haz-Mat refresher training and SCBA fit testing.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption FDNY (The Rock) Badge 1344 Liam Glinane visited UFC The doorbell rang at the firehouse February 8, 2024 and Glinane introduced himself and asked if by chance Robert Peterson was there

Union Fire Company No.1, February 14

Driver Horning sadly let him know that he had passed. The conversation continued inside the firehouse to find out Glinane is the FDNY firefighter that presented a bolt from one of the Twin Towers from 9/11 to, then President Peterson. He asked if we still had the bolt, so he was taken to where we still have it on display. To say he was very humbled is an understatement. He was invited to come ... (Full Story & Photos)

Overturned Tractor Trailer- Today around 13:15 hrs Companies 41,33 and R45 were sent to I 81 N @ Exit 52A for an auto accident with an overturned tractor trailer

Union Fire Company No.1, February 05

Chief 7 and Squad 33 arrived with the occupants out and no injuries. E241s crew assisted with locating and securing fuel and fluid leaks. Shortly after Command 7 released units from the scene. Fire police are still remaining on scene. While on scene Brush 41 handled a wires down call in Dickinson Twp.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2/3/24 Structure / Brush Fire Yesterday the Tanker , Brush , Utility & C141 responded to assist North Middleton Fire Company with a Structure / Brush Fire in Lower Frankford Township

Union Fire Company No.1, February 04

Crews operated for a few hours to extinguish the remains of the structure as well as the brush from the fire extending out into the mountain terrain surrounding .... (Full Story & Photos)

Our 2024 ice sculpture!

Union Fire Company No.1, February 02

Be sure to venture downtown and support our local businesses!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Ice Fest starts downtown tonight!

Union Fire Company No.1, February 02

Come see our sculpture and please slow down this weekend as pedestrian traffic will be heavier than normal!... (Full Story & Photos)

70 Years ago todayJanuary 24, 1954

Union Fire Company No.1, January 24

The Grandview Hotel at West and K Streets is destroyed in another spectacular fire just 4 days after the Allison Methodist Church fire. The location today is the town houses on the corner. The site foundation was used as a "cinder" storage pile for PennDOT for years after the fire. The picture of the people walking in the street would be looking north on West Street from the area of I or H Streets. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Company Level Training- Tonight members participated in our annual SCBA certification training

Union Fire Company No.1, January 23

Every year our members complete a three step process in order to wear an SCBA on an incident. Members must do an SCBA inspection, don the scba and gear properly and the final step is RIT. During the RIT portion members use the RIT bag connections for a low air situation as well as a failed regulator situation while in the pitch dark. After the SCBA drill we completed our yearly gear inspection sheets ... (Full Story & Photos)

70 Years agoJanuary 20, 1954

Union Fire Company No.1, January 22

The Allison Methodist Church is destroyed in a spectacular fire. The fire originated in the boiler room. The original phone call went to the Cumberland Fire Company at 11:54 P.M.. Upon arrival of the Cumberland engine, Box 23 at High and West was pulled bringing the other 4 stations.
Poor ventilation may have led to the fire being so destructive.
Not sure who would have been driving at the Cumberland...either ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Congratulations Tyler !!!! Please join us in congratulating one of our Live-in Firefighters Tyler Rotelle on his graduation from City of Hagerstown Fire Department !

Union Fire Company No.1, January 19

Tyler stood alongside 5 other recruits tonight to be sworn in by the mayor . He was also recognized with the “Top of the rung” award for academics !!! Congratulations again tyler !!!... (Full Story & Photos)

Furnace Fire - ****DELAYED POST**** On Sunday evening 1/14/23 Company 41 handled the second fire of the day

Union Fire Company No.1, January 17

Borough units and Company 38 responded to the 400blk of W Louther St for a report of smoke in the house. While enroute HQ advised C141 of smoke filling the first floor and tenants were evacuating. Investigation reported smoke on all floors and found a fire in the furnace in the basement. Command 3 upgraded the box to the first alarm assignment. One line was used for extinguishment. Crews operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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