2015 Runs Per Month

January 39
Total 39
2014 Runs
Total 597
  2013 Runs
Total 586
 2012 Runs
Total 608
 2011 Runs
Total 760

News & Incidents

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FDMJ starts the week with four calls. - Various  
Date: Mon, Jan 12, 2015 09:31
Address: Mount Joy

This week started off with four calls for service Monday. In the morning, crews were dispatched to a cardiac arrest and an assist the police dept. The third coming at lunch time for a vehicle accident at Espenshade Rd. & Strickler Rd. Two vehicles were involved and both drivers were transported to a local hospital as a precaution.
The tones dropped for the fourth time Monday evening during the monthly operations meeting, for a barn fire . The truck and engine made the response to assist Station 26 with a fire in a heating unit in a barn. The fire was contained to the heater.

2015 Officers - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Thu, Jan 08, 2015 22:48
Address: Fire Department Mount Joy

At this evening's monthly meeting, the 2015 Administrative and Line Officers were sworn in by Mayor Tim Bradley.

2015 FDMJ Officers - Mount Joy
Date: Mon, Dec 22, 2014 08:00
Address: Mount Joy

Fire Department Mount Joy would like to announce the departmental Officers for 2015.


President: Bob Purcell
Vice President: Jim Johns
Secretary: Matt Kratz
Treasurer: John Thomas
Trustee: Bob Lutz
Trustee: Phil Colvin
Trustee: Matt Gohn
Chaplain: Jim Carr


Chief: William Hall
Deputy Chief: Terry Bradley
Assistant Chief: Mason Brandt
Assistant Chief: Tyler Prickett
Assistant Chief: Barry Leber
Captain: Jason Stiltner
Captain: Andrew Wittle
Lieutenant: William Smith
Lieutenant: Bob Purcell
Lieutenant: TJ Broome
Fire Police Captain: James Shelton
Fire Police Lieutenant: Curt Hermeisen

We would like to thank the 2014 officers for their commitment and service to the department and community. Newly elected Officers take office in January.

Vehicle Accident w/ Entrapment - Mount Joy Township  
Date: Tue, Nov 11, 2014 14:54
Address: W. Main St.

E75-2 Was dispatched to assist Station 70 with a 2 vehicle accident with entrapment on W. Main St. Crews arrived to find one driver confined. Station 70 & 75 crews worked together to remove the driver's door and assist EMS with patient care.

Operations Meeting/Training - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Nov 10, 2014 17:00
Address: Station 75

Monday evening members gathered for the monthly operations meeting. After the meeting crews reviewed installation of snow chains on the rigs while trainees and junior firefighters worked on completing tasks in their task books.

Dwelling Fire - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Sat, Nov 08, 2014 00:26
Address: Marietta Ave.

Early Saturday morning, FDMJ responded to its fourth call in five hours. Units were dispatched to the 300 block of Marietta Avenue, Mount Joy Borough, for a reported residential structure fire. Crews found a fire in the wall surrounding a chimney. Siding, insulation and wood paneling needed to be removed to extinguish the fire. FDMJ was assisted by Rheems, Elizabethtown, Columbia (Susquehanna) and Maytown Fire Departments.

Building Fire - Rapho Twp.  
Date: Mon, Oct 27, 2014 11:33
Address: Lefever Rd.

Monday night at 2333hrs. Station 75 and mutual aid companies were alerted for a building fire on Lefever Rd. in Rapho Twp. Chief 75-2(Prickett) arrived to find a working fire in a detached garage. E75-2(Brandt) arrived with 6 and deployed an attack line into the garage. Crews found fire in the ceiling and went to work. Once the fire was extinguished, crews did a thorough oaverhaul before going available.

Station Renovations Conintue - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 16:26
Address: FDMJ

The engine bay renovations are just about complete. New gear lockers have been put in service and the floor has been resurfaced.

Weekly Training - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Wed, Oct 22, 2014 16:06
Address: N. Market St.

FDMJ was fortunate to be granted access to two houses scheduled for demolition. Crews spent two nights working on Engine and Truk Co. operations. This type of "Real World" training experience is extremely valuable and doesn't come along often. The members of FDMJ are extremely grateful to the property owner for this opportunity.

Public Safety Day at Donegal High School - East Donegal Twp.  
Date: Tue, Oct 14, 2014 14:44
Address: Donegal High School

Today members of FDMJ and several surrounding Emergency Services Agencies participated in Public Safety Day at Donegl High School. The crew from Rescue Engine 75-2 demonstrated vehicle rescue techniques for the students.

Building Project Update! - Mount Joy  
Date: Mon, Oct 13, 2014 08:00
Address: Fire Department Mount Joy

Here is the lates update on the building renovation project!

Over the past three weeks, contractors have been extensively renovating the apparatus level of the fire station. A majority of the project has been completed as of Friday, October 10th. Completed items include:

  • new gear racks
  • fresh paint on the engine room walls
  • new television and monitors
  • new electrical and plumbing in the bathroom & wash room
  • fixing the sound & in-station alerting systems
  • wall installation in Captain's office

The project is expected to be completed within the next three to four weeks. This week the floors are being installed!

2014 Global Leadership Summit - Rapho Township  
Date: Fri, Aug 15, 2014 19:21
Address: LCBC Manheim

Six members of Fire Department Mount Joy attended the 2014 Global Leadership Summit - simulcast from Willow Creek Community Church in Illinois - to learn from leaders of business and industry around the world. Keynote speakers included Bill Hybels (Pastor, Willow Creek Community Church), Carly Fiorina (Former CEO, Hewlett-Packard), Jeffrey Immelt (CEO, General Electric) and Louie Giglio (Pastor of Passion City Church & Founder of the Passion movement). Leaders spoke about their experiences in life and business and how Christ has played a vital role in their success. Attendees from area businesses left the 2-day seminar charged with the steps required to be effective leaders in their organizations.

FDMJ also functioned as the Medical Team for the LCBC Manheim Campus for the duration of the event.

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