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Mobile Home Fire - Rapho Township  
Date: Fri, Apr 23, 2021 16:18
Address: Ridgewood Manor

Friday afternoon Station 75 and mutual aid departments were dispatched to the Ridgewood Manor Mobile Home Park in Rapho Township for a mobile home fire. Chief 75-2(Hall) arrived and found a well involved mobile home. Engine 75-1 arrived shortly after and knocked down the bulk of the fire. FDMJ was assisted on scene by Manheim Fire Department, Hempfield Fire Department, East Petersburg Volunteer Fire Company Station 23 , Mastersonville Fire Co and Mountville Fire Company No. 1. Special thanks to Columbia Borough Fire Department Station 80 for covering our area while we operated at this fire.
Our thoughts are with the family who lost their house.

Haz-Mat Operations Training - East Hempfield  
Date: Mon, Mar 29, 2021 19:00
Address: LCPSTC

Tonight FDMJ travelled to the County training center to complete the practical portion of our annual Haz-Mat Operations Training. This year’s topic was the use and application of firefighting foam. Foam is used to help extinguish difficult-to-fight fires, particularly fires that involve petroleum or other flammable liquids.

Award's Banquet - Mount Joy Borough
Date: Sat, Mar 20, 2021 19:00
Address: The Gathering Place

On Saturday March 20, FDMJ held its annual awards banquet. Here is a list of this year's award recipients.

Firefighter of the Year - Jason Farley
Fire Police Officer of the Year - Dave Rothermel
Outstanding New Member - Sam Brock
Fire Chief's Award - Steve Johns
Steven "Greg" McKain Training Award - Jason Farley
Commendation Ribbon - Sam Clark
Purple Cross - William Smith Jr.

Length of Service Awards:
5 Years
Alex Ceron
Keith Fasnacht
Brock Hunt
Cameron Johns
Ben Smith
10 Years
Mason Brandt
Curt Herneisen
15 Years
Robert Purcell
Silver Medal for 25 years
Alisa Breneman
Gold Medal for 40 Years
Jim Johns
Sam Zink
Gold Medal for 41 Years
Bill Hall

Weekly Training - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Mon, Mar 08, 2021 19:00
Address: FDMJ

Tonight for training FDMJ member’s completed their annual SCBA FIT test and practiced the Front Porch Drill. This drill teaches proficiency in donning your face piece, gloves and helmet before entering a structure. Crews also got their hands on a demo battery powered saw.

Vehicle Accident - Rapho Township  
Date: Mon, Feb 22, 2021 12:15
Address: 283 East

At 12:15pm Staion 75 was dispatched to Route 283 East for a two vehicle accident. Chief 75-1(Clark) arrived to find two vehicles in the median with one driver confined. He immediately asked for a second ambulance and rescue. Engine 75-2 arrived on scene, stabilized the vehicle and went to work removing the driver’s side door of one of the vehicles. Crews assisted EMS removing the patient to the ambulance.
Roads are still slick so please be careful if you have to travel.

Apartment Building - East Donegal Township  
Date: Sat, Feb 13, 2021 18:44
Address: Rivermoor

This evening at 6:44pm Truck 75 was dispatched on Box 79-06 for a reported apartment fire at the Rivermoor Complex. The truck made the response with 6 members and was first on scene. Crews forced the door of the apartment and had low visibility with moderate heat inside. A second crew went to the roof in case the roof needed to be opened up. Crews performed searches, located the fire and assisted with ventilation and overhaul. The crew was on scene for approximately two hours. 📸 @coovertim @scuba_do_2010_wrx

Commercial Building Fire - East Hempfield Township  
Date: Tue, Feb 09, 2021 04:12
Address: 335 E. Main St. Landisville

This morning at 4:12am Truck and Engine 75-1 were dispatched on the 2nd alarm to assist Hempfield Fire Department on a building fire at the Black Knights Tavern. At 4:42am Engine 75-2 was added on the 3rd alarm.

Barn Fire - Rapho Township  
Date: Sat, Jan 23, 2021 03:43
Address: Sunnyside Rd.

This morning at 3:43 #Engine751 and #Tower75 were dispatched to assist @mastersonvillefire on a barn fire in Rapho Township. FDMJ’s crew of 8 volunteers operated on scene for 4 hours extinguishing the fire with handlines and master streams.

During the fire #Engine752 responded and operated on scene of an accident involving Engine 27-1. We hope the members injured have a speedy & full recovery.

Two additional calls later in the day were answered by the #volunteers.
#fdmj #workingfire #mountjoyfire

Reported Building Fire - Elizabethtown  
Date: Sat, Dec 19, 2020 14:43
Address: Elizabethtown

Tower75 assisted Elizabethtown Fire Department with a reported building fire at a nursing home. Crews traced back the source to be a burned up belt in a washer. #FDMJ provided ventilation to the first floor and helped Engine 74-2 pick up before returning.

Election of Officers - Mount Joy Borough
Date: Thu, Dec 10, 2020 19:00
Address: FDMJ

At this evening's department meeting FDMJ held its annual election of Fire Ground and ExecutiveOfficers. We congratulate all officers and look forward to a great year.

2021 Fire Officers
Chief: Matt Gohn(2nd year of 2 year term)
Deputy Chief: Steve Johns
Asst. Chief Planning: Sam Clark
Asst. Chief Training: Bill Hall
Asst. Chief Safety: Mason Brandt
Captain: Jason Farley
Lieut. Engine 1: Khrystian Ceron
Lieut. Engine 2: Alex Ceron
Lieut. Truck: Cameron Johns
Fire Police Captain:Dave Rothermel
Fire Police Lieut.: Curt Herneisen

2021 Executive Officers
President: Matt Kratz
Vice President: Zach Dennis
Secretary: Lisa Breneman
Treasurer: Michele Bard
Trustee: William Smith
Chaplain: Roxanne Wolgemuth

2021 Relief Association
President: Matt Kratz
Vice President: Nate Toepke
Secretary: Lisa Breneman
Treasurer: John Thomas

Flag Replacement - Mount Joy Borough  
Date: Sun, Nov 22, 2020 09:00
Address: Eberly Cemetery

This morning, members were able to assist in replacing the flag at Eberly Cemetery.

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