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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.

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