Fire calls

Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company
September, 2020 Calls

Incident

TRASH FIRE – September 5th at 550 Stauffer Road for a mulch pile on fire at Warwick Township woody site.  2 engines, duty vehicle, 15 personnel responded, traveled 8 miles and we were in service 1 hour and 48 minutes.  Assisted by Brunnerville Fire Co. tanker 22 and Commissioner Ober.

STANDBY/TRANSFER – September 25th at 135 S. State Street for a standby for Ephrata Pioneer Fire Co. while they had an apartment building fire.  1 engine, 10 fire personnel responded, traveled 8.5 miles and we were in service 1 hour and 37 minutes.

ASSIST VEHICLE ACCIDENT W/ENTRAPMENT– September 26th at Clay and E. Newport Roads an assist to Brunnerville Fire Co. on a vehicle accident involving a horse and buggy with entrapment and injuries, we were recalled not needed.   1 engine, 2 ambulance, 13 fire personnel responded, traveled 3 miles and we were in service 7 minutes. 

ASSIST POLICE DEPARTMENT– September 29th at 340 W. Meadow Valley Road for an assist to Ephrata Police Dept. and other governmental agencies.  1 engine, duty vehicle. 7 fire personnel responded, traveled 4.6 miles and we were in service 4 hours and 9 minutes.

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The Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company responded to 4 incidents for the month of September.  Responding to those calls were 45 fire personnel responded, traveled 24.1 miles, and we were in service 7 hours and 41 minutes.

The Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company Ambulance responded to 91 calls, 135 personnel responding to the calls, traveled 1,015 miles and we were in service 80.7 hours.

Total calls for the Rothsville Volunteer Fire Company was 95 for the month of September.