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The West Hanover Township Fire Company would like to wish our very own Trustee Steve Hayes a very Happy Birthday and a Happy Anniversary to Steve and Heather Hayes , she and Steve are an asset to our Fire Company we wish them a very happy day. ... See MoreSee Less
We would like to welcome Junior Fire Fighter Tanner Barnes to West Hanover Township Fire Company. He is the son of Chief Engineer Jason Barnes and Mrs. Nina Barnes. Photo courtesy of Seth Lasko Photography ... See MoreSee Less
This evening crews loaded up for a very special drive by. Heather was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year and is one of our own members at WHTFC. Heather who is also in charge of our fundraising committee has just completed her final Chemotherapy treatment! Her husband FF. Hayes and daughters organized a drive by with all of her friends and supporters. Heather and Steve have been with WHTFC since the late 80's and both are very involved to this day. They also have gained many friends in public service over the years as well. Good luck in completing the final stages. You got this.
Paxtonia 34 Fire CompanyColonial Park Fire Co. #1 Linglestown Fire Company No. 1 - Station 35 South Central EMS Harrisburg Lower Paxton Township Police Department ... See MoreSee Less
Cheers to you for completing your final chemo! Sending positive vibes and a few extra prayers your way. 🌸💕🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻
Wishing you the best of luck. And thanks for all your time you put into our community. 🙏
Congratulations Heather! I’m cancer free 15 years! You can do it too!
Congratulations, Heather! God Bless you and your family! ❤️
You had your own Parade! WOOHOO!!!
Way to go Heather!!
Congratulations and good luck
CONGRATULATIONS, Heather 🌹♥️
Our former Rescue 36-1 is still serving as Hazardous Materials Unit 55 In Centre County ... See MoreSee Less
3 months ago
We are pleased to announce that Engine 36-1 has returned to Station 36-1. Our thanks to the fine craftsman from Glick Fire Equipment for their excellent work in repairing the Engine. The Engine has been damaged in an accident on I-81. ... See MoreSee Less
5 months ago
Some additional photos from the Steelton Church Fire Box 50-1 , Rescue 36-1 went to assist several Dauphin and Cumberland County Fire Companies on a Third Alarm Structure Fire. Rescue 36-1 crews provided RIT coverage. ... See MoreSee Less
Some additional photos from the 34-4 Box yesterday Engine 36-1, Rescue 36-1 and Chief 36 responded to assist Paxtonia with a working structure fire. ... See MoreSee Less
Over the past 48 hours Company 36 Volunteers answered numerous calls for service, the calls included handing downed trees and wires calls and assisting our mutual aid companies Yesterday Crews with Engine 36-3 and Special Unit 36-1 assisted Company 38 with a Residential Structure Fire handling water supply with Engine 36-3. Today Engine 36-1 and Rescue 36-1 and Chief 36 responded to assist Company 34 on a Residential Structure Fire. As Rescue 36-1 was clearing the 34 Box, they were dispatched to assist Company 50 at a Three alarm church fire, crews handled the RIT assignment with Cumberland County Company 33. Crews were released after 1 hour. ... See MoreSee Less
So grateful for each and every one of our first responders. Thank you!
Another great job by the brothers (and sisters) proud of you all. Keeping our reputation alive.
Many thanks to all; please be safe.
Thank you all for what you do!
Thank you and be safe!
THANKYOU for all you do!!
West Hanover Volunteer Fire Company 36....doing whatever it takes...
Thanks for all you do! Stay safe!
6 months ago
Continuing through our photo archives this evening we will look at the Construction of the addition to Station 36-3. Built back in 2000 to accommodate the New Engine at the time. Built by members of the fire company and the community. An order has been placed for a new Engine 36-3 a 2021 Pierce Enforcer Engine/Tanker with 1800 gallons of water. Coming up in our next segment of our photos will be the completion of Station 36-3 and the current Engine 36-3 and Engine 36-3's of the past. ... See MoreSee Less
Great group of guys back then, there wasnt much we couldnt do ourselves
Lot of guys put in a lot of sweat for that addition
This is very cool to look at, I just wanted to say hi, The Wife and I are moving to Appalachian trail just around the corner from Station 36-3. (we got the keys on the 2nd of sept) Great to see a nice community here for west Hanover. 😀
Damn I was young
As we all do our best to make our way through the current events be assured your Fire Company does stand ready to handle your call for emergencies. We are following the guidelines outlined by the CDC, PADOH and Dauphin County. Our Chief Officers have instructed our firefighters on these guidelines. We have restricted our activities, meetings and trainings to that of an essential nature. Restrictions remain in place to limit access to our Fire Stations . During this time we would like to share a photo presentation dedicated to our own First Responders and the critical nature that they play in service to our community. We also owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to those that we serve, and to our Township who continues to provide our Fire Company with the best equipment possible. We are Thankful to Mr. Rosario and his Township staff and our Board of Supervisors. In the meantime please stay well and follow the recommendations of the professionals to ensure we can slow the spread of the CoVID 19 virus. ... See MoreSee Less
I grew up in West Hanover Township thank you all for your services I also have some family members who are 1st responders in Northumberland County my son is a 1st responder in Ickesburg again thank you all
A big thank you to all first responders!
Thanks to all first responders
Thank you! Be safe! Prayers
The West Hanover Township Fire Company is mourning the loss of of a Cumberland County firefighter who was killed at an overnight fire. The fire occurred in Boiling Springs. The West Hanover Township Fire Company also extends our deepest condolences to the family of the civilian who also lost her life in the fire.
www.pennlive.com/news/2020/03/firefighter-killed-in-roof-collapse-resident-trapped-inside-cumberl... ... See MoreSee Less
Where’s the outrage about home fire fatalities? 539 people have died in home fires in America so far this year. 28 of them already CONFIRMED not to have WORKING SMOKE DERECTORS! That number will go up when reports are submitted. Where’s the outrage? Only 19 have died to Coronavirus in America. Mandatory quarantining. Mandatory tests. $8 BILLION in FEDERAL FUNDING. Not for smoke detectors. Not for sprinklers. For the coronavirus.
Not trying to minimize a health pandemic, but I would appreciate if there was AT LEAST as much concern about the fire pandemic killing 3500 people every year. It would be nice to go to Home Depot and see the smoke detectors sold out instead of the water.
Check your smoke detectors today and change your batteries. It’s the real pandemic every year.
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Do u give out free detectors
We are pleased to report the progress of the repairs of Engine 36-1 are coming along nicely. Thanks to Glick Fire Equipment Company body shop for their excellent craftsmanship and Thanks to our Township for its continued support of the repairs. Our Fire Officers always stress safety while operating on our Interstate 81 accidents, however on the morning of November 20th 2018 all of that changed this incident became very personal for our Fire Company The Engine had been hit while operating at an accident on Interstate 81 back in November 2018. The most important part is that the crew of 5 on Engine 36-1 that night were treated for non life threatening injuries at a local hospital and released. This could have very easily become a fatal accident had the apparatus been positioned differently. This serves as a constant reminder to be aware of our surroundings.
This incident serves serves as a very continual reminder of our Pennsylvania State Law. Pennsylvania's “Move Over,” or “Steer Clear” law requires drivers to slow down or, when possible, to move at least one lane away when encountering an emergency vehicle, traffic stop or disabled vehicle along the side of the road. Please see the link below for more information from Pennsylvania State Police
www.psp.pa.gov/public-safety/Pages/Rules-of-the-Road.aspx ... See MoreSee Less
I honestly had thought the truck was a loss and that’s why you guys purchased 33’s engine glad to see it’s fixable for someone to use.
Glick does some fine work!!@
Looks great...Almost Two years ?
What will come of the 33 unit?
West Hanover Volunteer Fire Company 36 updated their profile picture.
7 months ago
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At 21:39 HRS Last night Company 36 Assisted Companies Progress Fire 32 Linglestown Fire Company No. 1 - Station 35 Colonial Park Fire Co. #1 Paxtonia 34 Fire Company on the 35-2 Box at Dunkin Donuts. Engine 36-1 responded and stood by at the hydrant. All Companies involved made an excellent stop on this call , Engine 36-1 was released by Command 35 at 22:08HRS ... See MoreSee Less
At 17:39 HRS as Company 36 Volunteers were getting Rescue 36-1 rechecked from today’s Rescue Class , they were alerted to a Residential Structure Fire on the 39-2 box in the area of Decatur Drive. Engine 36-1, Rescue 36-1 and Special Unit 36-1 immediately responded. Crews were able to get the fire under control quickly. Crews from Dauphin County Companies 35, 36,39, 47 and 48. Lebanon ounty Company 75 and South Central EMS Harrisburg responded. ... See MoreSee Less
God bless all of the volunteer fire personnel!
I hope all is ok!!
Over the past several weeks 20 members of West Hanover Township Fire Company and Grantville Fire Company spent several evenings in class and 8 hours today becoming certified in Basic Vehicle Rescue the class is comprised of 44 Hours of classroom and practical training. A big thanks to our very own Deputy Fire Chief/Training Officer Matt Kuntz for coordinating and instructing this class. Thank to our West Hanover Parks and Recreation Department for the use of your facility. Thank you also goes out to Mr. Craig Coyne for the use of his backhoe today it is very much appreciated. Thank you to Triple K and Doug Schmitt for the donation of the vehicles. Thanks also to our members and their families for making it possible for them to attend this very important training. If you add up the amount of time invested by the members of this class and Deputy Chief Kuntz’s time you will easily have an investment of over 1000 plus hours. ... See MoreSee Less
Where did you get the cars?
Two days until our annual casino night fundraiser. There is still time to get your tickets at the discounted price. Call 717-724-0083 tomorrow from 8a-4p. ... See MoreSee Less
This evening at 20:38HRS Company 36 crews responded to assist on the 34-8 Box to assist with a Residential Structure Fire with Rescue 36-1 with a crew of 10. Our crews provided assistance with fire suppression and overhaul. Crews were placed available at 23:22HRS.
Photo credit to Lieutenant’s Dakota Hall and Goose Ebright. ... See MoreSee Less
This morning at 05:38HRS West Hanover Township Fire Company Volunteers transferred to Hershey Volunteer Fire Company with Engine 36-1 while they operated with other Dauphin and Lebanon County Fire Companies at a Multiple Townhouse Structure Fire. At 09:28HRS Engine 36-1 was requested to assist at the scene. Command 48 released Company 36 Crews at 11:18am. Company 36 Crews also assisted Linglestown Fire Company No. 1 - Station 35 with an automatic fire alarm and a possible structure fire this afternoon.
Fire photos courtesy of Dustin Weese Photography. ... See MoreSee Less
Our sincere Thanks to the Residents of West Hanover Township that we serve and protect. We would like to acknowledge the support of our Board of Supervisors and Mr. Dan Rosario West Hanover Township Manager and his staff members for their work. Thanks also to Assistant Fire Chief Matt Senft and Assistant Fire Chief Tyler Kerstetter and Glick’s Cyle Sheaffer for their tireless work in making this piece of apparatus a reality.Thank You and Congratulations to West Hanover Volunteer Fire Company 36 for the order of a Pierce Mfg Enforcer 1,800 Gallon Custom Pumper Tanker! We appreciate your continued confidence in Pierce Mfg and Glick Fire Equipment! Engine 36-3 will be delivered in early 2021! ... See MoreSee Less
We are about two weeks away from our annual fundraiser. The West Hanover Township Fire Company Casino night is February 8th from 6p-10p. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the Parks and Rec building Monday through Friday 8a-4p at 717-724-0083. We will also have some available at the door! $40 in advance $50 at the door. The price includes all you can eat; drink (beer wine and soft drinks) and $2000 in funny money to be used to play our table games. Funny money is redeemed at the end of the night for tickets for our raffle prizes! We will also have 50/50; 50/50 bingo and tear offs for a chance to win cash prizes! Come on out and support the men and women of the West Hanover Fire Company ... See MoreSee Less
Our Thanks to the Pennsylvania Fire Commissioners Office and PA Emergency Management Agency
for visiting our Station it was a pleasure to have you visit. ... See MoreSee Less
Timeline PhotosAre you in the mood for some great hockey? How about great hockey that will benefit the children of fallen law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty in Pennsylvania.
This is going to be a great event and to support it area fire companies donated department shirts for the Cops for K.O.P.S. Charity Hockey Game. The game will be held January 18 in the Giant Center.
You can get these great local fire department shirts at the raffle table by the Club Section.
The ceremony starts at 12:30 followed by the puck drop at 1pm. Tickets can be purchased at the door for $10.
The Hershey Volunteer Fire Company wishes to thank the following fire companies for being a part of this event.
Hummelstown Fire Department
Swatara Fire 91
Union Deposit Volunteer Fire Company 47
West Hanover Volunteer Fire Company 36
Grantville Volunteer Fire Company ... See MoreSee Less