On Monday November 25th, our newest Fire Police member, Donald Walmer was given the oath of office by Manheim Borough Mayor Randall Kreiser during a short swearing in ceremony. Fire Police Captain Carl Metzler was also there for the ceremony.
On July 1st, the fire departmetn was dispatched for a investigation at McCracken's Feed Mill on New Charlotte Street for a investigation. Workers were working on the storage bins with welding torches when sparks entered a area in one of the silo's where live product was stored, setting it on fire.
Upon arrival, Chief 26-2 (Ober) requested a full 1st alarm assignment after confirming product had caught fire inside the storage silo.
Responding units included units from 26 (Manheim), 28 (Penryn), 23 (East Petersburg), 76 (West Hempfield Fire & Rescue), 25 (Lititz), as well as EMS from 2-5 (Warwick Ambulance). After a approximately 2 1/2 to 3 hour operation all units were released.
The Manheim Fire Department is CURRENTLY SOLICITING donations for our annual fund drive. If you are a resident of the Manheim area and are in our fire district you will receive a letter requesting a donation from us.
Please remember that our fire department, like most other fire departments in Lancaster County is 100% Volunteer and we are only supported by the generosity of the community. This is our largest fundraiser of the year and your tax deductible donations will benefit the fire department immensely.
NEXT MEETING IS
WEDNESDAY JANUARY 8TH, 2014 AT 1930 HOURS