News Headlines
Sat. Nov 14th 2015
New Reporting Software Purchased

As you may have noticed, there have not been any GAFC monthly reports published for the past couple of months. The department...

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Tue. Nov 10th 2015
Rescue Committee Travels To Sutphen For Pre-Con

Today, members of the new Rescue 27 committee travelled to the Sutphen East plant in White Lake, NY for the pre-construction ...

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Wed. Aug 19th 2015
Gratz Members Take New Vehicle Technology Class

Monday night for company drill, Gratz firemen took the 3-hour New Vehicle Technology class taught by Eric Rickenbach. Members...

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Dauphin County Fire Station 27


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



Recent Calls
Thu. Oct 8th 2015
Box 27-1 was transmitted at 0734 this morning for a dump truck overturned with reported entrapment on Specktown Road, approximately one mile west of town, in Gratz Borough. Lieutenant 27 (B. Welker) and Rescue 27 (LT Stoltzfus) with 3 were both en route at 0738, with Engine 27 (FF Daniel) going en r...
Thu. Aug 27th 2015
Box 27-5 was transmitted at 0452 this morning for a fire in the wall of a house at 900 Specktown Road in Lykens Township. Chief 27 (Welker) was en route at 0456, followed by Engine 27 (LT Stoltzfus) with 6 at 0457, Tanker 27 (FF Davis) with 1 at 0459, and Rescue 27 (LT Welker) with 3 at 0500. Units ...
Wed. Jun 24th 2015
Tanker 27 was dispatched as a replacement at 1402 this afternoon to S&L Spindles, 347 Weaver Road in Mifflin Township, for a fire in the dust collector. Tanker 27 (LT Welker) with 2 went en route at 1405 and went into the tanker shuttle line upon arrival. Engine 21, Truck 20, and Engine 20 set u...
Thu. Apr 30th 2015
Box 27-3 was transmitted at 2104 this evening for a motor vehicle accident with possible injuries and rollover in the area of 400 Erdman Road in Lykens Township. Chief 27 (Welker) was en route at 2106, followed by Rescue 27 (FF Conrad) with 4 at 2108. Units AOS to find a single vehicle on it's r...
Tue. Feb 10th 2015
Box 27-1 was transmitted at 0559 this morning for a motor vehicle accident with injuries and rollover in the area of 831 South Center Street, in the S turns, in Gratz Borough. Rescue 27 (LT Stoltzfus) with 5 was en route at 0603. Rescue 27 AOS to find a single vehicle on it's side off the roadwa...
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Gratz Area Fire Company #1
P.O. Box 8
Gratz, PA 17030
Non-Emergency: 717 365-3121
Emergency: 911
Fax: 717 365-3121
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