The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company Regrets To Announce The Passing Member Bruce Wenger. Bruce Was Born And Raised In The town Of Paradise. Please keep The Wenger Family In Your Thoughts & Prayers.
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Bruce A. Wenger, age 65 of Kinzers, PA passed away at his home on Saturday, February 22, 2014. He was the husband of Joyce Sinclair Wenger with whom he celebrated 47 years of marriage on July 2nd of last year. He was born in Lancaster, son of Betty Miller Wenger of Ronks and the late Charles E. Wenger.
He was a graduate of Pequea Valley High School class of 1966. He worked for Case New Holland for 40 years retiring in 2006. He then worked part-time for Stoltzfus Feed & Supply of Gap. Bruce was a life member of Gap Fire Company where he was Deputy Chief for 6 years and chairman of the Ham Supper for many years. He was also a member of the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company and in the past was a member of Liberty Fire & Ambulance Association of New Holland. He was a member of the Buck-I Hunting Camp. Bruce enjoyed hunting, fishing at Indian River, working with wood and was an avid Phillies fan. His greatest joy was spending time with his grandchildren and watching his granddaughter play softball.
Surviving besides his wife & mother are 2 children: Suzette L. wife of Robert Crandall of Lancaster, Troy A. husband of Lee Ann Fisher Wenger of Kinzers, 4 grandchildren: Brody & Logan Crandall, Courtney & Carley Wenger, brother: Barry C. husband of Lori Zug Wenger of Ronks.
Funeral service will take place from Calvary Monument Bible Church, 1660 Mine Road, Paradise, PA on Friday, February 28th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Ralph Soper officiating. There will be a viewing time at the church on Thursday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Friday from 10 a.m. until time of service. Interment will be in the All Saints Episcopal Cemetery of Paradise. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 4125, Lancaster, PA 17604 or to ALS Association, 1275 K. Street, NW, Suite 250, Washington, DC 20005. Arrangements by the Shivery Funeral Home, Inc., Christiana & Paradise.
02/15/2014 11:23:49 STANDBY-TRANSFER FIRE 10 N HOLLANDER RD LEACOCK TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2. engine 47-2 (Captain 47-2) W/7 Arrived Station 44 To Standby While They Were Working A House Fire. The Engine Cleared The Standby @ 13:23.
02/14/2014 19:37:21 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 5 HERSHEY AVE PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Company 47. Units Cleared @ 21:43.
02/14/2014 15:57:29 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A ROUTE 741 / S BELMONT RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported Vehicle On Its Roof With Entrapment. Chief 47, Ambulance 43-1 Arrived reported A Vehicle On Its Roof With No Entrapment. Rescue 47 (Captain 47-2), Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-1) Arrived And Secured The Vehicle And Waited For PSP. Squad 47-1 Arrived To Assist The Fire Police. Units Cleared @ 17:23.
02/14/2014 08:36:21 FIRE POLICE 2969 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP- Fire Police 47. Assistant 47-2 And Squad 47-2 Responded LCWC Reported A Tractor Trailer Stuck On The hill In Front Of That Location. The Units Cleared The Scene @ 9:01.
02/13/2014 19:57:52 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE ROUTE 30 / TOWNSHIP DR PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported A Vehicle Stuck And Can Feel The Vehicle Sinking. The Box Was Cleared @ 20:02.
02/11/2014 20:07:27 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A 3127 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported 2 Vehicles With 1 Trapped. Chief 47 Arrived Several Minutes Later Reported No Entrapment. Rescue 47 (Captain 47-2), Engine 47-2 Assistant 47-2) Arrived Assisted EMS And Started hazard Control. Squad 47-1 Arrived To Assist The Fire Police. Units Cleared The Scene @ 20:58.
02/11/2014 14:17:45 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A 105 WASHINGTON ST STRASBURG BOROUGH-Engine 47-2 Assist Station 5. Engine 47-2 (Chief 47) W/6 Made The Response. Engine 47-2 Was Recalled While Enroute.
Saturday February 15, 2014 From 2:30 To 7:00 PM Serving Wedding Dinner Buffet Style At The Station And Takeouts Available. Take Your Love One Out For A Sweet Heart Wedding Dinner
. CANCELED Due To The Weather
02/05/2014 06:40:47 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 258 KENEAGY HILL RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 (Lt. 47-1) w/7 Arrived With Multiple Trees And Power Lines Down. It Was Determined That It Was Unsafe To Work In The Area Because Of Trees And Branches Still Dropping In The Area With All The Snow And Ice On The Trees. Units Returned.
02/05/2014 08:40:06 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 23 PEQUEA MANOR DR LEACOCK TOWNSHIP -Deputy 47 Made The Response To Investigate.
02/05/2014 10:24:53 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 335 WOLF ROCK RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Squad 47-1 (Captain 47-2) W/4 Arrived With Multiple Trees And Power Lines Down. It Was Determined That It Was Unsafe To Work In The Area Because Of Trees And Branches Still Dropping In The Area With All The Snow And Ice On The Trees. Units Returned.
02/05/2014 18:42:59 CO ALARM 105 CREEKVIEW DR PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Deputy 47 Made The Response To Investigate.
02/07/2014 09:40:54 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-CLASS 1ROUTE 30 / BLACK HORSE RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47, Engine 47-2 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Made The Response LCWC Reported A Vehicle Struck A Pole. Rescue 47 (FF J Beiler) W/5 Arrived To Confirm The Report Allong The PP&L Pole Sheared Off. The Rescue Crew Assisted EMS With Patient Care. Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-1) W/4 And Squad 47-1 (Chief 47) Arrived And Assisted The Rescue Crew With Hazards And Patient Care. Units Cleared @ 10:21
02/07/2014 16:23:00 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-CLASS 2 2954 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47, Engine 47-2 & Squad 47-1. Rescue 47 (Assistant 47-2) W/7 Arrived To Find A Head on Collision On The Center Lane With Several Injuries. Squad 47-1 (Safety 47-2) Arrived Assisted With Traffic Control And The Rescue Crew. Units Cleared The Scene @ 17:36.
02/04/2014 10:25:53 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A 3567 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Squad 47-1 Assist Station 45. Engine 47-2 (FF Beiler) W/7 Arrived Going To Manpower Staging. Engine 47-2 Cleared The Scene @ 11:55.
02/03/2014 15:07:25 STANDBY-TRANSFER FIRE 203 FRANKLIN ST STRASBURG BOROUGH Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 Cleared Station 5 @ 15:58.
02/03/2014 14:01:18 BUILDING-CHIMNEY 140 STRUBEL RD STRASBURG TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2 Assist Station 5. Engine 47-2 (Lt. 47-2) W/6 Made The Response On The Snow And Slush covered Roadway Right After The Winter Storm. The Responding Units Were Arriving Finding A Long Driveway That Was Not Plowed. Engine 51-1 Made The Attempt To Run It Getting Within A 100 Yds From The Residence To Start Investigating. Truck 5 Entered After The Driveway Was Plowed. Engine 47-2 Arrived Staged On The Roadway Till Command 5 Requested The Engine To Go To Station 5 For Standby.
James R. Meshey, age 75, of Lancaster, PA, passed away at the Lancaster General Hospital on Thursday, January 30, 2014. He was born in Lancaster, son of the late Carl & Christiana Groff Meshey. In the past, he had worked for Trojan Boat and Yellow Freight for 23 years, retiring in 1999. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army. In the past, he was a member of the Paradise Lions Club and MTH Train Club. He was a fire police for the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company. He loved NASCAR, model railway and spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving are 2 children: Tamela R. wife of James Martin of Strasburg, Gerald M. husband of Nicolle Ferguson Meshey of Gordonville; 7 grandchildren, 1 great granddaughter; 4 siblings: Carl husband of Donna Shirk Meshey of Lancaster, Christy wife of James St. John of Ronks, Paul husband of Donna Meshey of Ephrata, David husband of Karen Bookman Meshey of Paradise. He was preceded in death by 2 siblings: Margaret "Sis" Kreider and Gerald "Jake" Meshey.
Services will be at the convenience of the family. Arrangements by the Shivery Funeral Home, Inc., Christiana & Paradise. http://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/james-r-meshey/article_8580217d-f584-55b3-9cf6-24727b0e9f19.html
There will be a Celebration of Life get together for James R. Meshey on Saturday, February 8th, from 3 to 6 p.m., at the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company, 5 Hershey Avenue, Paradise, PA. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company, P.O. Box 98, Paradise, PA 17562.
01/27/2014 05:19:04 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A 83 S BELMONT RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported Two Vehicles With Entrapment. Chief 47 Arrived Reported 2 Vehicles 1 Trapped In Vehicle And 1 Confined In The Other Vehicle The Total of 3 Patients. Rescue 47 (Captain 47-2) W/7 Arrived Working On The Vehicle With The Trapped Person And Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-1) W/5 Arrived Working On The 2nd Vehicle. Great Teamwork Between The EMS Units From 43 And Medics From Lemsa And The Rescue Personnel. Units Cleared The Scene @ 06:29.
01/27/2014 02:01:19 BUILDING-DWELLING-1A 2877 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2 Assist Station 48. Assistant 48-1 & Chief 48 Responded LCWC Reported Wires Burning Several Feet away From The Dwelling. Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-2) W/7 Arrived Staging On The east Side Of The Scene Till Being released By Command 48 @ 02:14.
01/25/2014 14:57:41 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-CLASS 1 53 LEACOCK RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported A Vehicle Slid Off The Roadway Down Over An Embankment. Chief 47 Arrived Confirming The Report. Assistant 47-2 Arrived Establishing Command 47. With The Vehicle Off The Road And No Hazards To Control Command Recalled The Fire Department.
The Outback Company Volunteers Stay Busy With Training's, Meeting's, Fundraiser Preparation's & Fundraising Events, Clean And Maintain The Apparatus And A lot Of Other Activities That The Community Never See's How Many Hour's That The Volunteer's Really Provide For Their community. Another Awarded AFG Regional Grant Equipment Is Being Installed In Engine 47-2, Rescue 47 And Squad 47-1Which Is Computer Mapping System To Help Us Provide Better Service To Our Community. Thanks To Iron compass For Your Support During Purchase. Thanks To Gap Fire Company For An Opportunity To Be Included In The Regional Grant Application And To John Sly As The Grant Writer.