Salisbury Township Fire and Ambulance



14 Year Incident Stats
Fire EMS Total
2021 168 706 874
2020 143 584 727
2019 179 632 811
2018 194 620 814
2017 143 633 776
2016 190 670 861
2015 166 601 767
2014 187 541 728
2013 135 516 651
2012 165 461 626
2011 174 506 680
2010 178 526 704
2009 179 481 660
2008 171 498 669
Total 2372 7975 10348

Historical Totals
Fire Calls (1955-2021) 5550
EMS Calls (1958-2021) 17720
Total 23270

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Welcome to the Official Website of the White Horse Fire Company

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. Today, 110 years later, as the White Horse Fire Company, we are a 100% VOLUNTEER Fire & EMS company providing "24/7/365" service out of our station in the village of White Horse, to Salisbury Township in 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 two basic life support ambulances.

 

The 2nd Annual

White Horse Gallop 5K & 10K

and Community Day

May 25, 2024

PulsePoint Respond

Click HERE to learn more!

PulsePoint Respond empowers everyday citizens to provide life-saving assistance to victims of sudden cardiac arrest.

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New Tanker 49 production progress (updated 04/11/2024)

April 11

We are pleased to announce that the new Tanker 49 has begun production at Pierce Manufacturing.
We will be updating this as we get new photos from the factory.

April 11, 2024
Work continues on the Kenworth tanker.

March 30, 2024
Work continues on the Kenworth tanker.

March 8, 2024
Work continues on the Kenworth tanker.

February 28, 2024
The Kenworth tanker is back on the production floor.

February 22, 2024. The tanker is still in the end stages of production. A few pictures sitting outside. ... (Full Story & Photos)

April 11, 2024
Work continues on the Kenworth tanker.
April 11, 2024 Work continues on the Kenworth tanker.

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MULCH SALE STARTING APRIL 1st! Sold by Donation

March 25

MULCH SALE STARTING APRIL 1st! Sold by Donation

Double-Ground Wood Chips
Available While Supplies Last!

Loading Hours are Thursday evenings 6-7 P.M. And Saturday's 8-10 A.M. until May 20th or until sold out. Delivery Available.

New For this year is that we will be offering by donation. So we will fill your truck or trailer and you pay what you want. All other times by appointment.

Proceeds Benefit WHITE HORSE FIRE CO.

Pick up at: Salisbury Township Municipal Building 5581 Old Philadelphia ... (Full Story)


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Welsh Mountain woods fire

March 18

On the afternoon of Monday, March 18, Station 49 was dispatched to assist Station 39 (Garden Spot Fire Rescue) on a large woods fire at the intersection of Ranck and Sandmine Roads in East Earl Township

Units from Lancaster, Chester, and Berks County responded as well as units from DCNR.

The fire was under control in a few hours, with just under 16 acres of woods and underbrush burnt.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Emeritus L. Ross Parmer
1917-2008
Chief Emeritus L. Ross Parmer 1917-2008

15 years later...remembering Ross.

Life Member Christopher Eno, December 26

15 years ago today, we lost a truly great man.

Not only was he OUR Fire Chief, he was a mentor to all of us as we started our careers, as well as a very dear and valued friend. I personally will never forget the lessons he taught me…as a firefighter, and as a human being. He was a very patient man, but if you screwed up, he would pull you aside and tell you about yourself as well.

He joined White Horse in 1942, and served faithfully until his death in 2008… Fire Chief, Assistant Chief, back to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2023 White Horse Gallop 5K

May 27

On May 27, 2023, White Horse Fire Company held its first annual Gallop 5K.

This event was made possible by many volunteers, generous sponsors, and our amazing community.

Please click the link below to view additional images and videos from this event.

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Blue prints for the new Tanker 49
Blue prints for the new Tanker 49

New Tanker 49 on order!

February 01

We are pleased to announce that we have placed an order for a NEW Tanker 49!


Sold by Glick Fire Equipment in Smoketown and manufactured by Pierce Manufacturing, the new Tanker 49 will be a Kenworth T880/Pierce Man dry side tanker with the following features:
• Cummins X15 605HP motor,
• Allison EVS4000 automatic transmission,
• seating for three firefighters,
• 2000 GPM Hale Q-two stage pump,
• 3000-gallon water tank,
• 2 cross lays (attack lines),
• 8” side dumps,
• 10” rear dump,
• Zico ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congrats to Honey Brook Fire Company

November 24

We would like to offer to our friends and neighbors at Honey Brook a hearty congratulations on placing into service a 2021 Pierce Enforcer pumper/tanker.

This unit is equipped with a 2000 GPM pump, 3000-gallon booster tank, 3500-gallon Fold-Da-Tank, 57' of ladders, 7 pre-connected handlines, 1500' of 5" hose and various engine and tanker appliances. This Unit will be designated Engine 33-5.

The new Engine 33-5 replaces its predecessor, a 1994 Pierce Lance pumper-tanker, which has been sold to ... (Full Story & Photos)

The new Engine 33-5, 2021 Pierce Enforcer pumper-tanker (HBFC photo)
The new Engine 33-5, 2021 Pierce Enforcer pumper-tanker (HBFC photo)

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Garden Spot Fire Rescue housed matching triplet engines Saturday.
Garden Spot Fire Rescue housed matching triplet engines Saturday.

Congratulations to Garden Spot Fire Rescue!

October 16

Congratulations to Garden Spot Fire Rescue on the delivery and housing of their triplet 2021 Pierce Enforcer pumpers.

Engine 49-2 attended the housing ceremonies on Saturday 10/16/21 at the GSFR midtown station. Various Garden Spot officers as well as several local politicians spoke and each Engine was pushed into the fire house in the traditional manner. After the ceremonies, tours of the station and all of the GSFR apparatus were held as well as fire engine rides and hotdogs and drinks were available ... (Full Story & Photos)

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