Monthly Calls
 Month
EMS FIRES JOBS
 Jan
153 68 5
 Feb
123 55 2
 Mar
162 58 2
 Apr
137 51 2
 May
137 44 1
 Jun
122 41 2
 Jul
126 46 2
 Aug
135 41 0
 Sep
144 53 0
 Oct
147 55 5
 Nov
0 0 0
 Dec
0 0 0
 Total
1386 512 21

Calls By Year
Year
EMS FIRE/RESCUE
2016
1334 665
2017
1551 677

Events
CARNIVAL FOOD
GREAT turnout for Carnival Food Friday held on July 27th and check back for the next one!
AMBULANCE CLUB MEMBERSHIPS ARE NOW DUE
The 2018 RHC Ambulance Club mailings are out and- if you're a resident of Greencastle or Antrim Township- it's time to renew or get a new memberships. Costs range from $40-$65 for families, and are also available for businesses or organizations. Check out the details on the site under "Ambulance Club Membership", or call for details.
2019 MINSTREL SHOW
Practices for the 2019 HOBO Minstrels- tentatively slated for March- will begin on the first Sunday in January. Open to everyone, watch for additional details- see you there!!
NOVEMBER TRAINING
This month's Company training will be held on Saturday, November 10th at 1000 hours and Thursday, NOVEMBER 15th at 1900 hours. (Thursday's session is a week early due to Thanksgiving) Hope to see you THERE!
REMINDER: SCBA fit-tests are PAST DUE and- for any personnel not completes- YOU MAY NO LONGER perform assignments requiring breathing apparatus.
MEETINGS.. MEETINGS..
The Department meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 13th at 1930 hours.

November 16, 2018

FALL FIRE SAFETY

 

 
Thu, Nov 22nd, 2018 10:00:00 am - With Fall weather comes additional fire-related hazards: travel safety, Thanksgiving cooking, supplemental and alternative home heating, and Christmas decoration and live tree concerns. Here are some tips to make your Thanksgiving memorable (and not include a visit by fire engines!). -Thanksgiving is the PEAK day ...Continued
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  Download rhc-employment-application.pdf
Sat, Sep 1st, 2018 8:00:00 am - APPLICATIONS NOW AVAILABLE! Rescue Hose Company No. 1 is accepting applications for full and part time professionals to provide emergency medical services. Want to be a part of the team? If interested, download and complete the attached application then follow the directions for submission. ...Continued
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THAT TIME OF YEAR

 

 
Sun, Nov 4th, 2018 2:00:00 am - Remember to check your smoke alarms and replace smoke alarm batteries this weekend when you change your clocks! This is also a GREAT opportunity to review family exit plans and confirm the age of your smoke alarms.. they have a TEN year lifecycle, so if ...Continued
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BUCHANAN TRAIL WEST BRIDGE OPEN

 
Wed, Oct 31st, 2018 4:00:00 pm - The bridge over the Conococheague Creek in the 2300 block of Buchanan Trail West re-opened this week. While short-term restrictions may periodically occur to allow finishing work, two-way traffic has resumed. ...Continued
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INSIDE INVESTIGATION
Fri, Oct 26th, 2018 6:58:00 pm - Units alerted to 14415 Molly Pitcher Highway, Dollar General for investigation of a propane odor in the building. Crews checked/metered the structure and roof-mouned HVAC units before securing the utilities and ventilating the interior. Apparatus returned to service in forty-five minutes.  ...Continued
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INTERSTATE INCIDENT
Fri, Oct 26th, 2018 9:15:00 am - Company 3 and 8 alerted for an auto accident on Interstate 81 northbound at mile marker 4. Arriving units located damaged vehicles on both sides of the highway (north and south), checked occupants, hazards and set-up scene/traffic control. EMS transported one patient to Meritus Medical ...Continued
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BOROUGH MVA
Thu, Oct 25th, 2018 9:50:00 am - RHC responded to South Washington Street at East Franklin for a motor vehicle collision. Personnel hydraulically removed the door of one of the two autos to allow access to the occupant and  handled fluids with EMS providing transport from the scene. ...Continued
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MUTUAL AID BUILDING FIRE
Sat, Oct 20th, 2018 10:13:00 am - Comapny 3 assisted Company 5 (Mont Alto) with fire in a large agricultural building at 6842 Buttermilk Road, Quincy Township. Crew worked hot spots and exposure hazards while ET shuttled multiple loads of water, clearing in about three hours. ...Continued
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SMOKE TRAINING

 

 
Thu, Oct 18th, 2018 7:00:00 pm - This week's Junior Firefighter training included maze and ventilation training. Using a smoke generator, crews safely experienced reduced visibility search conditions, hose line management, postitive and hydraulic ventilation operations. The group meets every Thursday at 1900 hours, working with Instructors on various response and department ...Continued
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MUTUAL AID CALL
Thu, Oct 18th, 2018 3:52:00 am - Company 3 responded to assist Washington County Company 13 with a reported barn fire at the intersection of Daley and Reiff Church Roads. Units arrived to smoke from a large poultry building and quickly extinguished the fire, with ET-3 providing water supply while E3-2 was ...Continued
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