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Hershey Volunteer Fire Company to expand

Founded in 1905 by Milton Hershey — The Hershey Volunteer Fire Company bares much significance with the Derry Township community.

“You see a volunteer fire company, it’s a lot of family, as you look around our lockers, you’ll see a lot of last names are the same,” said Station Fire Chief Pat Leonard. 265 more words



November 7, 2014

TWG has received information that there was a fire this past weekend at Oldcastle in Shady Dale.  According to this information, the Oldcastle fire began on Saturday, Nov 1st around 3 pm. 370 more words


Silver Spring Township considering fire tax increase

Public meetings are being held in Cumberland County on a proposed fire tax increase. Both Silver Spring Township and New Kingstown Fire departments are asking Silver Spring Township supervisors to quadruple the current fire tax rate. 254 more words


Answering the call: Who pays the cost of dwindling volunteer numbers?

Watch above: In part 3 of our series ‘Answering the Call’, Quinn Ohler delves into what could happen if nobody fills the empty spaces in our rural fire departments. 442 more words


Answering the call: Volunteer firefighters on why they help their communities

Watch above: The number of people willing to sign up as volunteer firefighters is dwindling. Quinn Ohler looks at why in part two of our series “Answering the Call.” 429 more words


Answering the call: Meet Parkland County's volunteer firefighters

WATCH ABOVE:¬†They put their lives on the line to protect their community, and it’s not even their full time job. Here is part one of Quinn Ohler’s three-part special series on volunteer firefighters in Alberta. 367 more words