To educate and provide information to our community on fire prevention, safety and disaster emergencies.
To extend goodwill in our community and promote a spirit of helping others without expecting anything in return.
To promote harmony and goodwill in our own ranks in order for our members to serve their community willingly.
To provide each resident, business and visitor in the Township of Conewago with the highest level of professional services that we possibly can and provide them to our maximum ability.
To protect the lives and property of our family, friends, neighbors, and fellow citizens, bravely and respectfully.
Strinestown's 1954 GMC - Darley Pumper in background
Back Row (L-R) Mearl Wentz, Harold Kottcamp, Merle Rodgers, Garland
Chapman(seated on truck)
Front Row (L-R) Bob Potts, Al Benedick, Jake Biller, Dave Bair, Russ
Witmer, (standing) Floyd White, Don Moul, Clair Wilt
Standing at Front Bumper(L-R) Stewart "Red" Walters, Raymond Sweitzer
Truck in right foreground: Lewisberry Fire Co's 1937 Chevrolet
This information provided by Mearl Wentz.
The volunteers of Strinestown
Community Fire Co. provide emergency and non emergency service coverage to
all of Conewago Township. All 24.71 square miles and every mile of local,
state and federal highway in Conewago Township a total of 74.5 miles. Our
100% volunteer company is currently serving over 5800+ residents 24/7.
In addition to Conewago Township we provide mutual aid service to East
Manchester, Dover, Manchester and Newberry Townships as well as Manchester
and Dover Borough.
We provided services at the Camp Hill State Prison during the riots and have
traveled as far as Perry County to provide support, services and equipment
to our fellow volunteers and career firefighters. We provide our services to
anyone that asks to the best of our ability. In return many of these
departments provide support and respond to our calls for assistance.
at Station 26-2,
5 Fisher Drive
The Strinestown Community
Fire Co. is dedicated to serving the residents, businesses and visitors of
Conewago Township and our neighboring communities. We provide fire
suppression services as well as fire education programs and fire safety
information. We also provide vehicle rescue services, farm rescue services,
and search and rescue. We provide traffic control services through our Fire
Police members. In addition we provide services in time of disasters such as
flooding, high winds, tornados and hurricanes, as well as snow storms and
blizzards. We have volunteers that are certified by the Pennsylvania
Department of Health as EMTís and Vehicle Rescue Technicians. Many of our
firefighters are also certified in First Aid and CPR. A team of firefighters
are also certified in handling emergencies involving anhydrous ammonia,
which is used as a coolant at the cold storage facility located in Conewago
Township. We are staffed by a team of professional volunteers that provide
our emergency, public service and non emergency responses as well as our
business, financial and maintenance operations.
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