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Sat. Jan 10th 2015
Gratz Hosts Upper Dauphin County Line Officer Meeting

This morning, Gratz hosted 22 representatives from 5 other fire departments located in Dauphin County's Zone 2, or northe...

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Thu. Jan 8th 2015
Apparatus Air Lines Installed

After recent air problems on Engine and Tanker 27, the decision was made to have air lines plumbed to all three pieces of app...

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Mon. Jan 5th 2015
Members Refresh EMS Pre-Arrival Skills

Tonight for company drill, members refreshed on skills needed for medical assist calls when they arrive prior to EMS. The dri...

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Gratz Area Fire Company #1
P.O. Box 8
Gratz, PA 17030


717 365-3121




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Dauphin County Fire Station 27


Serving Gratz Borough, Lykens Township, and surrounding communities since 1924

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Mon. Jan 19th 2015

Box 27-3 was transmitted at 1148 this morning for smoke from a workshop at 147 Hill Lane in Lykens Township. Chief 27-1 (DC Welker) was en route at 1152, followed by Tanker 27 (FF Hammaker) with 1 at 1153, Engine 27 (LT Welker) with 5 at 1154, and Rescue 27 (Chief Welker) with 1 at 1211. Engine and ...

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Sun. Jan 11th 2015

Tanker 27 was dispatched at 0417 this morning to transfer to Station 21 (Elizabethville) while their members were assisting Station 216 (Fisherville) with a garage fire. Tanker 27 (FF Hammaker) with 2 was en route at 0422. Tanker 27 stood by at Station 21 until being released at 0747. No calls for s...

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Fri. Jan 9th 2015

Rescue 27 was dispatched as mutual aid at 1507 this afternoon to 538 North Second Street in Lykens Borough for a fire in the old Lykens school building. Engine 27 (LT Welker) with 6 was en route in place of Rescue 27 at 1509. Engine 27 AOS and took the Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) assignment while ...

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Thu. Jan 8th 2015

Tanker 27 was dispatched at 0452 this morning on the 2nd alarm assignment to 842 Amish School Road in Jackson Township, Northumberland County for a working attached garage on fire with extension into the house. Tanker 27 (FF Daniel) with 2 was en route at 0500. Tanker 27 AOS to find multiple departm...

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Tue. Sep 16th 2014

Tanker 27 was dispatched at 1218 this afternoon on the 1st alarm assignment to 304 Botts Road in Washington Township for a working barn fire. Tanker 27 (Welker) with 2 was en route at 1221. Tanker 27 AOS to find units from multiple departments with a well off hay barn and using a combination attack....

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