As crews were settling in for the night MTFR stations along with Engine 25 (Lititz) and Tanker 29 (West Earl) were dispatched for a reported plane crash. Engine 207, Engine 204 and Truck 204 arrived with Deputy 207. Due to the plane landing in an active corn field crews used Truck 204′s 100ft ladder to locate the plane. The plane was located and check for any leaking fluids. The plane was then turned back over to the pilot and Lancaster airport personnel.
Shortly after 7pm MTFR stations along with stations 23 and 67 were alerted for a reported dwelling fire. Assistant 207 (Hoffman) signed on and was advised of multiple calls of a garage attached to house on fire. Truck and engine 204 arrived and found a well involved garage attached to the house. Assistant 207 arrived and took the command requesting the working fire dispatch. Crews worked for a couple of hours bring the fire under control . Station’s 24, 29, 61 and 63 all assisted.
Neffsville Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of fire photographer Woody Woodward. Woody fought a long battle with cancer. Woody started volunteering with Lafayette Fire Company and was also employed with Lancaster county-wide Communications. The members and line officers of Neffsville Fire Company and Manheim Township Fire Rescue send our thoughts and prayers to Woody’s family.
Neffsville Fire Company is currently accepting applications for 2 live-in positions. If you are interested Please check out or live-in page or visit MTFR.net and fill out the form for an application. Any questions feel free to call the station at 717-569-1956.
This year’s soup and sub sale will be Saturday March 28th 2015 from 8am-Sold out! You must bring your own container’s for the soup!
We will also have this year’s easter bunny breakfast on Saturday April 4th 2015 from 8am-11am. Come out and enjoy an awesome breakfast and to see the easter bunny!
Is your child entering grades 2-8th? Have they ever wondered what it took to be a firefighter? Well then we have the answer! Its that time of year for our annual Cadet camp! This event teaches children hard work, self confidence and how to be an effective member of a team. Cadets learn fire and life safety skills, see demonstrations of firefighting equipment and get to participate in hands-on exercises. Enthusiastic campers visit the training grounds where local firefighters train and then get to spend the night at the firehouse. The camp has proven to be successful in motivating families to consider evaluating fire and life safety plans in their homes. Registration is open, please follow this link to sign up and see more info!
On Saturday, November 29th, 8am-11am. The menu will be all you can eat pancakes, hash browns, sausage and eggs. This year we will NOT be taking pictures of families with santa, but you will be able to take them with personal camera’s. Price is $6 for adults and $4 for children. Hope to see you there!!
Starting November 15th, 2014 there will be an open spot in the Neffsville live-in program. If you are interested stop by the station and talk to a current live-in or line officer, fill out the contact us form on our website or visit mtfr.net and fill out the form and someone will contact you!
As crews were winding down for the night engine and squad 207 were alerted for an accident involving a motorcycle. Engine and squad 207 made the response with engine 204 adding themselves. Engine arrived and found a single motorcycle accident. Crews cleared the road and stoodby till ems cleared the scene.
The morning and afternoon were quiet. Right as the evening rush hour started station 207, engine 204 and Rescue 201 were alerted for an MVA with entrapment at creek rd and oregon pike. Chief 20 arrived on scene and reported 1 vehicle on its roof with all subjects out. The incident was scaled back to engine 207 and engine 204 to assist ems and clear the roadway. Shortly after the crew was enjoying dinner Engine 207 was alerted to assist 204 with an MVA on New holland pike at the route 30 bridge. Engine 204 found a minor accident and held it to themselves. Later that evening engine 207 was alerted again for route 30 at new holland pike for an MVA with entrapment. Engine 204 arrived and found a 2 vehicle accident with all subjects out. Engine 208 was also dispatched for an AFA assisting 201. Engine 208 was recalled while enroute.