2016 Runs Per Month




March 59
April 47
May 18
June 31



2015 Runs
Total 682
2014 Runs
Total 681
2013 Runs
Total 586
2012 Runs
Total 608
2011 Runs
Total 760

News & Incidents

Nature   Municipality

Station Visit - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Fri, Jul 22, 2016 12:00
Address: FDMJ

A special thanks to the MOMS Group from Trinity Lutheran Church for dropping off some homemade goodies today. The kids also made a Thank You card for the members and were given a tour.
We appreciate the support we receive from our community.

FDMJ Orders New Truck - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Jun 27, 2016 11:33
Address: FDMJ

At a special meeting on June 16, 2016 the members of FDMJ voted to replace Truck 75 with a Seagrave 95' Aerialscope.  Members of FDMJ have been meeting to discuss the needs and specifications of the replacement Truck for over two years.  Over 10 manufacturers brought demonstration units or provided specifications for the members and officers to review.  The Truck Committee then reviewed proposals from three manufacturers to determine which vehicle would best meet the department's and community's needs.

Committee members will soon be meeting with Seagrave for the engineering meeting to finalize the specifications so construction can begin.  Delivery of the new Truck is expected to be in July of 2017.

The Officers and Members of FDMJ would like to thank the Communities and Municipalities that we serve for their continuous support to make projects like this possible.

23rd Annual Awards Banquet - Mount Joy
Date: Sat, Mar 19, 2016 19:00
Address: Lancaster Liederkranz

On Saturday, March 19th, FDMJ members and guests gathered at the Lancaster Liederkranz for the 23rd Annual Fire Department Mount Joy Awards Banquet. Awards presented were as follows:

Five Years of Service: Mason Brandt & Curtis Herneisen

Ten Years of Service: Robert Purcell & Dan Zink

Thirty Five Years of Service: Jim Johns & Sam Zink

Junior Firefighter of the Year: Alex Ceron

Fire Police of the Year: Joe Smith

Chief's Award: Zach Dennis

Steven "Greg" McKain Training Award: Tyler Nelson

Outstanding New Member: Ben Smith

John H Lutz Firefighter of the Year: William "Bubba" Smith

Special Award of Recognition: Nolan Shellenberger

We would like to thank the Columbia Borough Fire Department and the East Petersburg Fire Department for providing stand-by crews while our members enjoyed the night off. Stand-by crews responded to one call during the evening, an Automatic Fire Alarm at 330 East Main Street, Mount Joy Borough.

Chimney Fire - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Wed, Mar 16, 2016 09:05
Address: East Main St.

This morning at 0905 Station 75 was dispatched to the 200 block of E. Main St. for a reported chimney fire. E751 arrived to find thick black smoke coming from the chimney and a smoke condition inside and upgraded the assignment to a dwelling. Crews forced entry and made their way to the basement where they found a furnace malfunction. The house was ventilated and checked for normal CO levels before placing the box in service. FDMJ was assisted on scene by crews from stations 70, 74 & 80.

Check Presentation - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Wed, Mar 09, 2016 17:00
Address: FDMJ

Wednesday afternoon FDMJ received a very generous donation from several of the Churches in Mount Joy. The check reflected combined donations from: Mount Joy Mennonite, Crossroads Brethren in Christ, Trinity Lutheran, St Mark's United Methodist and Mary, Mother of the Church Catholic.
The officer's and member's of FDMJ are extremely grateful for this very generous show of community support.

Busy Month for Volunteers - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Feb 01, 2016 09:00
Address: Fire Department Mount Joy

The beginning of the year proved to be a busy one for the volunteers of Fire Department Mount Joy between meeting, trainings, and calls. Some of the highlights are listed below.

  • Members went through familiarization training and qualifications on the new MSA G1 airpacks. The new airpacks go in service February 1st.
  • January 7th, Working vehicle fire on Route 283
  • January 9th, FDMJ hosted "Street Smart Company Officer" training by Mike Horst of Trident Training Specialists. 12 members attended the training.
  • January 14th, the newly elected officers were sworn by Mayor Bradley during the monthly company meeting.
  • January 17th, the Mount Joy Brownie Troop toured the fire house and learned some fire safety tips.
  • Winter Storm Jonas made for a busy weekend for crews. Members staffed the firehouse throughout the duration of the storm. A total of 16 calls were ran during the storm. The Traffic Unit also assisted throughout the week with providing traffic control for snow removal.
  • Crews were dispatched for a total of 74 calls throughout the month.
  • Members were involved in over 375 hours of training.

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