07/14/2016 15:42:10 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-CLASS 2857 LANCASTER PIKE PROVIDENCE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 W/7 Made The Response LCWC Reported Several Vehicles Involved With Possible Domestic Dispute Going On. Engine 47-2 Arrived Started The Investigation With Chief 47 Establishing Command 58. Engine 47-2 Cleared The Call @ 16:34. Thanks To Tom Amico For The Pictures.
07/14/2016 13:39:59 STANDBY-TRANSFER FIRE 33 MARTIC HEIGHTS DR MARTIC TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 W/6 Responded The Rawlisville Fire Station 58 While They Were Working A Woods Fire On An Inland On The Susquehanna River. Engine 47-2 Arrived Station 58 And Was Placed Available On Incident. While The Crew Was Standing By LCWC Dispatched Engine 58-1 For A MVA With The Engine Taking The Call @ 15:42.
07/13/2016 17:14:20 MEDICAL ASSIST 2055 MILLSTREAM RD EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP-Boat 47-1 Assist Station 63. The East Lampeter Township Area & Lancaster City Received 4-6 Inches Of Rain In A Very Short Period Of Time Created High Water Issues With LCWC dispatching Multiple Water Rescues, Public Service Calls, Pump Details, Road Closures And ETC.Squad 47-1, Pulling The Boat Trailer With Boat 47-1 & 47-2 (Chief 47-2) W/5 Arrived MillStream Road With A Occupied House Surrounded By High Water. The Crews Assisted The Couple To Land With The Boat So they Could Stay With The Neighbors Until The Water Levels Drop Again. While The Crew Was Making The Rescue The Station Was Dispatched To Several Other Calls, But Were Unable To Respond.
07/13/2016 17:19:46 RESCUE-WATER ROADWAY 2249 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP
07/13/2016 17:37:21 RESCUE-WATER ROADWAY 88 LONGFELLOW DR LANCASTER CITY
07/08/2016 03:16:57 BUILDING-BARN-1A 314 LAMPARTER RD BART TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 Assist Station 51. With The Outback Company In Bed Several Hours Goes Back On The Road To Assisting Station 51 On A Working Barn Fire. Engine 47-2 (Assistant 47-2) W/7 Arrived Going To Work Assisting With Various Assignments Until Clearing @ 07:32.
07/07/2016 22:52:07 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-ENTRAPMENT-1A LINCOLN HWY E / PEQUEA DR PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47, Engine 47-2 & Squad 47-1. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported A Car and Tractor Trailer, With 1 Car Off The Side Of The Roadway And A Tractor Tractor Blocking The East Bound Lane. Chief 47 Arrived To Confirm The Report Along With The Saddle Tank Ruptured On The Truck With No Entrapment, Requesting Haz Mat Units. Rescue 47 (Captain 47) W/8, Engine 47-2 (Safety 47-2) W/6 Arrived Assisting EMS, Working On The Fuel Leak And Scene Safety. The Units Stayed On The Scene Haz Mat Units Removed The Fuel And The Wrecker Crews Removed The Tractor Trailer Squad 47-2 (Fire Police) Arrived To Assist With Traffic Control. The Units Cleared The Scene @ 02:03.
07/02/2016 14:22:09 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-CLASS 2 3001 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47, Engine 47-2 & Squad 47-1. Assistant 47-1 Arrived Several Minutes Later Out Investigating. Rescue 47 (Lt 47-1) W/8, Engine 47-2 (Captain 47) & Squad 47-2 Assistant 47-2) Arrived Assisting EMS And Traffic Around The Scene. The Units Cleared The Scene @ 15:09.
07/01/2016 17:31:42 AUTO ALARM-COMMERCIAL 3000 LINCOLN HWY E EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Assistant 47-1 Responded LCWC Reported Zone 13 Fire Alarm, received a Reset On The System. Assistant 47-1 Held The Engine In Quarters clearing The Call @ 17:38.
06/27/2016 12:39:09 CONTROLLED BURNING 3095 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Chief 47. The Incident was handled By Chief 47.
06/26/2016 14:13:45 RESCUE-WATER-1A 5333 PETERS RD SALISBURY TOWNSHIP-Boat 47-1 And 47-2 Assist Station 49. The Boats were Recalled Prior To Response By Assistant 49.
06/24/2016 12:03:01 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-STANDBY 1 S BELMONT RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Fire Police 47. Chief 47 Arrived To Assist The Fire Police With a Box Truck Stuck In The Underpass. Chief 47 Requested Rescue 47 For Assistance With Cleanup.
06/24/2016 12:14:29 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-STANDBY1 S BELMONT RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47. Rescue 47 (Captain 47) W/8 Arrived To Assist With Cleanup. The Units Cleared The Incident @ 12:42.
06/24/2016 10:49:14 RESCUE-FARM-1A 37 N SOUDERSBURG RD EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47 Assist Station 43. Rescue 47 (Captain 47) Made The Response. Assistant 48-2 Report That The Patient Has Self Extricated And The Box alarm Can Clear. Rescue 47 Cleared The Incident @ 11:00.
06/23/2016 18:53:19 RESCUE-WATER ROADWAY 118 GREENFIELD RD EAST LAMPETER TOWNSHIP-Boats 47-1 & 2 Assist Station 63. Assistant 63 Arrived Stating No Boats Are Needed Clearing Boats 47 @ 17:00.
06/23/2016 08:17:11 BUILDING-BARN-2A 334 MILLWOOD RD SALISBURY TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 Assist Station 49. White Horse Fire Company And Surrounding Departments Were Dispatched For A Barn Fire. The First Arriving Units Reported A Working Fire In A 500' Chicken House Requested a 2 Alarm Assignment. Engine 47-2 (Assistant 47-2) W/6 Made The Response. Engine 47-2 Arrived Crew Assisting On Fire Attack On The North Side And Then Going To Manpower Staging. The Engine Cleared The Scene @ 9:35. Lancaster Online & Chris Kennedy Photo's
06/14/2016 10:25:59 UNKNOWN TYPE-FIRE ROUTE 30 / MEADOW LN PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 & Rescue 47. Chief 47 And Assistant 47-2 Responded LCWC Reported Caller Reported Seeing A Large Black Smoke Column In That Area. Assistant 47 Arrived Reported A Controlled Burn And Cleared The Call @ 10:34.
06/08/2016 11:07:18 INVESTIGATION-STORM DAMAGE 3303 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Brush 47 & Engine 47-2. Chief 47 And Engine 47-2 (Captain 47) Made The Response LCWC Reported A Tree Down On Vehicle On The Back Side Of The House And They Can Not Exit The Dwelling. The Units Arrived With A Tree Down On two Vehicles. The Crew Assisted The Elderly Couple By Removing The Tree off Of Their Vehicles And Cleared The Scene @ 11:38.
06/04/2016 07:51:41 FIRE ACTIVITY 3521 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Engine 47-2, Rescue 47, Brush 47 & Squad 47-2. Congratulations To The Kinzer Fire Company Station 45 To Your 100 Years Of Service And Hosting The Lancaster county Fireman's Convention And Parade. Thank You From The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company For Sharing Many Good Times Together Training, Socializing, As Well As Running Calls Together As Fires, Vehicle Accidents & ETC. You Have Been There Many Times For Us, In Our Good Times And Bad Times. Congratulations The Award Winning Companies For A Job Well Done. A Special Congratulations To Gordonville Fire Company Station 43 On All The Award Wins On Tanker 43, Truck 43, Special Unit 43 & Ambulance 43 As Well As The Most Functional Department Award!
05/27/2016 04:53:43 BUILDING-COMMERCIAL-1A 3451 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 & Rescue 47 Assist Station 45. Chief 45 Responded LCWC Reported Caller Reported An Odor Of Smoke In The Area Of Vintage Sales Stables. The Call Is Report As Unfound And Units Cleared The Call @ 05:12.
05/15/2016 05:54:46 MEDICAL ASSIST 3085 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47. Rescue 47 Made The Response And Cleared The Scene @ 06:10.
05/13/2016 18:59:35 AUTO ALARM-COMMERCIAL 3182 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2 & Rescue 47. Chief 47 Responded LCWC Reported Cottage #2. Chief 47 Arrived And Recalled The Box @ 19:05.
05/12/2016 14:48:03 FIRE POLICE 3070 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Fire Police 47. Fire Police Cleared The Call @ 14:58.
05/07/2016 09:48:04 STANDBY-TRANSFER FIRE 5 HERSHEY AVE PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 51-1 Standby While Station 47 was Out Of Service For The Funeral Of Gordy Ressler. Thank You Station 51 For Your Services. Thank You Gordonville And Gap For Raising The Flag.
04/23/2016 07:32:03 STANDBY-AT EVENT FIRE 3521 LINCOLN HWY E PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47. Rescue 47 (Assistant 47-2) W/6 Arrived At Station 45 Along With Tanker 52-1 To Standby While They Spend A Day Training At West Chester Training Center. Rescue 47 Cleared The Standby @ 16:12.
In Deep Regrets The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company Announces The Passing Of Past Chief Gordon B Ressler As Everyone Knew him As Gordy Ressler. Gordy Was Well Known In The Community For Many Years As A Fire Chief, Business Owner, Auctioneer, Sportsman Club Member And Water Dowser. A Lot Of The Paradise Active members Do Not Remember As Gordy Being The Fire Chief, But met Him At Fire Company Functions Like Banquets, Funerals And Fun Raisers.
The LPN Obituary Of Gordon B. "Gordy" Ressler
Gordon B. "Gordy" Ressler, age 91 of Leola, formerly of Paradise, passed away at the Lancaster General Hospital on Friday, April 29, 2016. He was the husband of the late Ruth A. Wenger Ressler, who passed away on June 15, 2010. He was born in Paradise, son of the late Paul M. & Amy Benner Ressler.
He was a member of the St. John's United Methodist Church of Paradise, where in the past he was a choir member and a Trustee. Along with his father he owned and operated Paul M. Ressler & Son, which then became Paradise Supply. He also worked for the State Treasury Dept. as an Investigator and was an Auctioneer. In the past Gordy served as Fire Chief for the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company for over 25 years. He was a past Paradise Township Supervisor, member of the Paradise Sportsman Association and the Christiana Masonic Lodge #417 F. & A.M. He was awarded the Service to Mankind Award by the Eastern Lancaster County Sertoma Club. He enjoyed horseback riding, riding motorcycle, hunting, fishing and going to the family cabin in Tioga County. Gordy was known in the area as a Water Dowser.
Surviving are 2 children: Debra J. wife of the late John S. Fisher of Leola, G. Kent husband of the late Debra Pike Ressler of Ronks, 5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
Funeral service will take place from the St. John's United Methodist Church, 3001 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA on Saturday, May 7th at 11 a.m. with a viewing time from 10 a.m. until time of service. Rev. Eugene Errickson will be officiating. Interment will be in the adjoining cemetery. There will also be a viewing on Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Shivery Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA, with a service by the Christiana Masonic Lodge at 8 p.m. Please omit flowers; contributions may be made to the St. John's U.M. Church., P.O. 86, Paradise, PA, 17562 or to the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company, P.O. 98, Paradise, PA 17562. shiveryfuneralhome.com