2015 Runs Per Month

January 51
February 62
March 50
April 14
Total 177
2014 Runs
Total 597
  2013 Runs
Total 586
 2012 Runs
Total 608
 2011 Runs
Total 760

News & Incidents

Nature   Municipality

Training - TMI Decontamination Site - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Wed, Apr 15, 2015 22:16
Address: FDMJ

In the event of a radiation release at Three Mile Island, FDMJ will serve as a decontamination site for emergency workers who respond to the event.
Tonight, FDMJ members participated in an exercise conducted by Federal inspectors and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency observers to evaluate our proficiency in operating as a decontamination site.
The simulation required contaminated workers to walk through several levels of evaluation and decontamination. Another scenario involved the decontamination of a vehicle. No radioactive materials were used in the simulation.

Training - Preparedness for Radiological Emergencies - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Apr 06, 2015 19:00
Address: FDMJ

Tonight, Lancaster County Emergency Management Agency (LEMA) was at FDMJ conducting a training session on Preparedness for Radiological Emergencies, specifically for an incident at the Three Mile Island Nuclear Power Generation Facility. FDMJ members reviewed radiological detection equipment as well as decontamination procedures.

Brush Fire upgraded to dwelling fire. - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Apr 06, 2015 11:38
Address: 500 block of W. Main St.

On Monday April 6, 2015 11:38am Station 75 was dispatched to the 500 block of West Main St. in the borough for a reported brush fire. Shortly after dispatch the fire spread to the dwelling and the assignment was upgraded. Units arrived and extinguished the fire. The house sustained only minor damage. (photos courtesy of Ken Newcomer)

Fire at FDMJ Member's House - Mount Joy Borough
Date: Tue, Mar 31, 2015 23:05
Address: Bernhard Ave

FDMJ responded to a dwelling fire of one of its members, Erik Henry on Monday night.  Erik was working and his wife and children were home.  All got out safely, but his wife did suffer from some smoke inhalation and was in the hospital for several days.

As one of our dedicated members, we are reaching out to help Erik and his family through this challenging time.  Erik has been a dedicated member of FDMJ for many years serving as a fire figher and a Chief Officer. 

If you would like to help Erik and his family with a donation to help cover any of their uninsured costs, we have setup a Go Fund Me page where donation can be made.

Dwelling Fire - Rapho Township  
Date: Fri, Mar 06, 2015 02:07
Address: Maple Dr.

Shortly after 2:00pm FDMJ and mutual aid companies were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire in Rapho Twp. Rescue 804 was first on scene and found a working fire in the laundry room. They held the fire in check with 2 water cans until E751deployed an attack line and extinguished the fire.

Vehicle Accident - Car into House - Rapho Twp.  
Date: Sun, Mar 01, 2015 04:43
Address: Kinderhook Rd.

Sunday at 4:43am station 75 was dispatched to Kinderhook Rd in Rapho Twp. for a MVC with a vehicle into a house. Chief 75(Hall) arrived to find one vehicle had hit the corner of a house with one occupant still in the vehicle. E752 arrived and the crew went to work assisting EMS with removing the patient while E751 crew checked the house for structural damage.

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.

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