Monthly Calls
 Month
EMS FIRES JOBS
 Jan
132 48 4
 Feb
139 42 2
 Mar
142 37 7
 Apr
116 46 5
 May
124 49 3
 Jun
 Jul
 Aug
 Sep
 Oct
 Nov
 Dec
 Total
653 222 21

Calls By Year
Year
EMS FIRE/RESCUE
2018
1732 611
2019
1711 620

Events
UPCOMING TRAINING
Current plans are to conduct Company training during June- Saturday, June 13th at 1000 hours and Thursday, June 25th at 1900 hours. Enhanced precautions will be in place.
MEETINGS.. MEETINGS..
The Department meeting- scheduled for Tuesday, June 9th- HAS BEEN CANCELLED due to the Commonwealth's restrictions that remain in place in Franklin County. Next meeting is slated for Tuesday, July 14th at 1930 hours. Watch for updates and additional information related to groups/gatherings.

July 02, 2020

NEW EQUIPMENT FOR STATION ENTRY

 

 
Sun, Jun 21st, 2020 1:05:00 pm - The temperature scanning equipment is now operational for ANYONE entering the fire station. Located at the rear entrance by the Museum, everyone must stand in the outlined area, look at the computer screen and wait until the box turns GREEN or RED. Green- continue inside, ...Continued
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RESCUE HOSE INFORMATION AND RESTRICTIONS

 
Thu, Mar 19th, 2020 12:00:00 pm - Our firehouse family is experiencing the same uncertainty and mixed messaging as everyone else. As a 24/7 emergency response department, we can't shut down or shelter in place so have enacted several initiatives to ensure our personnel are available when you need them. -All public ...Continued
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  Download rhc-employment-application.pdf
Thu, Jul 11th, 2019 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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BUCHANAN TRAIL MVA

 

 
Mon, Jun 22nd, 2020 4:00:00 pm - Company 3 responded for a motor vehicle collision on Buchanan Trail West near Lindale Avenue. Arriving units found two heavily damaged vehicles blocking the roadway, secured the travel lanes and made contact with the occupants. Fire Police set-up detours and crews worked on scene in ...Continued
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PARKING LOT WORK COMPLETE

 

 
Sun, Jun 21st, 2020 1:00:00 pm - THANKS to Ganoe Paving for sealing and re-lining the parking lot at the fire station. All entry procedures have returned to normal- using the rear/east door to access. ...Continued
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ALERT 2 at HAGERSTOWN REGIONAL
Sat, Jun 20th, 2020 7:26:00 pm - Company 3 responded to 18434 Showalter Road, Hagerstown Regional Airport to assist Washington County Companies 13 and 35 with an inbound aircraft with major problems. Crew staged at the airfield access until the small plane landed safely and Command 13 cleared the units. ...Continued
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INSIDE INVESTIGATION
Fri, Jun 19th, 2020 3:04:00 pm - Company 3 and Washington County 27 responded for an inside investigation at 14840 Hollowell Church Road. Arriving to a light smoke haze in the dwelling, crews worked with the occupants and located a malfunctioning water heater, reducing the assignment and clearing in about thirty minutes.   ...Continued
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SHADY GROVE MVA
Thu, Jun 18th, 2020 4:44:00 am - RHC alerted to the area of 11686 Hades Church Road for a vehicle accident with entrapment. Units located a single auto, no entrapment and assisted EMS with moving occupant for transport to Meritus Medical Center, Fire Police remained for traffic control until the roadway was ...Continued
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AUTOMATIC AID DWELLING FIRE

 
Tue, Jun 16th, 2020 4:50:00 am - Company 3 assisted Washington County Company 27 (Long Meadow) with a dwelling on fire at 14335 Paradise Church Road. Crews worked suppression and overhaul operations while Engine Tanker 3 assisted with water supply. ...Continued
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CONSTRUCTION.. AROUND THE STATION

 

 
Mon, Jun 15th, 2020 2:14:00 pm - A reminder work will be happening on the parking lot this week. Ganoe Paving will be performing maintenance and lining starting Wednesday, June 17th. Station access will be off Eastside Drive. Review Adminstrator Barkdoll's email and stay off the wet stuff! ...Continued
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