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Welcome to the Official Website of the Salisbury Township Fire Company #1
After a large wind driven fire destroyed much of the village of White Horse in September 1913, the Salisbury Township Fire Company #1 was formed in January 1914 to provide fire protection to the area. Emergency Medical Services were added in March 1958.
For over 100 years, Station 49 has been a 100% VOLUNTEER Fire & EMS department proudly providing "24/7/365" service out of our station in the village of White Horse to Salisbury Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, as well as surrounding communities through mutual aid in Lancaster, Chester, & Berks Counties...."Neighbors Helping Neighbors"
We staff two engines, a tanker, a utility/brush unit, and a basic life support ambulance.
Fire Call Log 7/1 to 7/15/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 15
07/04/2015....09:01....Outside Investigation, 600 block of Cloverfield Drive in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1.
07/04/2015....10:32....Residential Fire Alarm Activation, 5200 block of Paes Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1.
07/06/2015....10:45....Unknown Type-Fire, 900 block of Mount Zion Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Tanker 49, Squad 49-1, Ambulance 49-1
07/07/2015....10:15....Pedestrian Struck, 200 block of Springville Road in Salisbury Township. Ambulance ... (Full Story & Photos)
Clean up at the White Horse Road dwelling fire
Engine 49-1 crews making the initial attack. (Photo Courtesy of Chris Kennedy/Gap FC)
2-alarm dwelling fire on White Horse Road
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 13
At 4:04PM on Monday, July 13, Station 49, along with mutual aid, was dispatched to the 400 block of White Horse Road (Route 897) in Salisbury Township for a dwelling fire.
Lancaster County Communications advised the responding units that the caller stated that there was smoke and flames in the basement and that everyone was out of the home.
Units arrived with a working fire, and requested a second alarm be struck.
The fire was placed under control at 4:46 PM, with units commencing overhaul and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Pediatric fly out in Springville
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, July 07
At 10:16 AM on Tuesday, July 7th, Ambulance 49-1 & Squad 49-1, along with Medic 4-40, were dispatched to a farm/business in the 200 block of Springville Road in the Springville section of Salisbury Township for a pedestrian struck.
Lancaster County Communications advised the responding units of a child that was struck by a forklift.
Units arrived on location and, due to the child's injuries, requested that Aeromedical be placed on standby; the request to fly was given a few minutes later.
Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)
Jeffstat 3 transported to the child to a pediatric trauma center (S. Stoltzfus photo)
Fire Call Log 6/16 to 6/30/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, June 30
06/19/2015....19:54....Fire Chief's Investigation, 500 block of Cambridge Road in Salisbury Township. Deputy Chief 49.
06/19/2015....20:17....Trash Fire, 500 block of Cambridge Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1.
06/23/2015....17:30....Storm Damage, 600 block of Cambridge Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1.
06/24/2015....20:10....Outbuilding Fire, 100 block of Colonial Road in Leacock Township, Tanker 49 assist the Intercourse Fire Company.
06/25/2015....15:05....Traffic ... (Full Story & Photos)
Fire Call Log 6/1 to 6/15/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, June 15
06/01/2015....16:16....Dwelling Fire, 700 block of Farmview Lane in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1 & Tanker 49 assist the Gap Fire Company
06/02/2015....04:56....Vehicle Accident, 5900 block of Buena Vista Road in Salisbury Township. Ambulance 49-1, Engine 49-2, Squad 49-1
06/12/2015....17:06....Tractor Trailer Fire, Martin Road west of Old Philadelphia Pike in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 49, Squad 49-1, Ambulance 49-1. Assisted by the Gap and Intercourse Fire Companies.
06/15/2015....10:31....Residential ... (Full Story & Photos)
Passing of a Firefighter, Paramedic, Mentor, and Friend...
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, June 10
We are saddened at the loss of a friend and mentor to many of us in the Eastern Lancaster County Fire & EMS community.
Harold Connor lost his brave and hard fought fight to Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), often referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease, early Tuesday, June 10th.
Over the span of his career, Harold served as a volunteer Firefighter/Paramedic with the Liberty Fire Company of New Holland (now Garden Spot Fire Rescue), as a volunteer Paramedic with the New Holland Ambulance Association, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Fire Call Log 5/16 to 5/31/15
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 31
05/16/2015....15:16....Investigation Outside, 900 block of Narvon Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1.
05/17/2015....02:42....Dwelling Fire, 400 block of Spring Garden Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Engine 49-2, Tanker 4-9 assist Gap Fire Company.
05/19/2015....10:51....Standby Transfer, Honey Brook Fire Company, Honey Brook Borough, Engine 49-1.
05/21/2015....20:16....Brush Fire, 200 block of Cains Road in Salisbury Township. Engine 49-1, Squad 49-1, Tanker 49
05/31/2015....00:29....Vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)
Rest In Peace, friend!
Lancaster County Emergency Services loses a great friend
Firefighter/EMT Christopher Eno, May 24
The Lancaster County Fire, EMS, And Law Enforcement communities has lost a great friend.
Woody Woodward lost a brave fight with Thyroid Cancer on Saturday, May 23rd, at the young age of 41.
He got his start with the Lafayette Fire Company, also serving with the East Petersburg Fire Company, Manheim Township Fire Rescue, and Rohrerstown Fire Company.
Woody also was a well liked dispatcher, Dispatcher #68, with Lancaster County Wide Communications, the kind of dispatcher that knew what you wanted ... (Full Story & Photos)
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