A 3 Call Saturday
06/22/2013 18:17:15 BRUSH-1A 368 KENEAGY HILL RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Brush 47, Engine 47-2 And Rescue 47. Deputy 47 Responded LCWC Reported Campfire Out Of Control Started The Trees On Fire. Deputy 47 Arrived Reported 50'x50' Area On Fire As Well As A Wood Pile Requested A Tanker
And Established Command 47. Brush 47 (Lt. 47) W/2, Engine 47-2 (Assistant 47-1) W/5 And Rescue 47 Arrived Working Multiple Hand lines To Extinguish The Fire While Tanker 51 (FF Fisher) W/2 Supplied The 47 Units With Water. Units Cleared The Scene @ 19:37. Photo's From Photo-5 Imagery.
06/22/2013 13:38:52 SPILL CONTROL TOWNSHIP DR / ROUTE 30 PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47 Made The Response LCWC Reported 2 Vehicles W/ Blocking And Fluids On The Roadway. Units Cleared The Scene @ 14:53.
06/22/2013 13:13:07 VEHICLE ACCIDENT-MASS TRANSIT-1A OLD LEACOCK RD / HARVEST DR LEACOCK TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47 Assist 43. Chief 43 Responded LCWC Reported Mini Bus And A Jeep With Multiple People On The Bus With Blocking. Chief 43 Arrived Confirming The Report Determined That The Rescue Was Not Needed And Cleared The Rescue.
The Passing Of Jack Wettig
In Deep Regrets The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company Announces The Death Of Life Member Jack Wettig. He Was Current Fire Police Lt. Officer. He Is A Past Fire Police Captain And Fire Company President. Please Keep The Wettig Family In Your Thoughts And Prayers. Jack E. Wettig, Sr., age 83 of Ronks, PA, passed away at the Lancaster Regional Medical Center on Wednesday, June 19, 2013. He was born in Lancaster, son of the late Sherman J. & Anna M. Bullock Wettig. He was a member of Leacock Presbyterian Church. He was a custodian for Conestoga Valley and Pequea Valley School Districts. He was in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a life member of the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company where he was Captain of the Fire Police. He was a member of the Gap V.F.W. He enjoyed golf and anything that involved veterans and the fire company.
He is survived by 3 children: Tracy L. wife of Darell L. Dippner of Ronks, Denise A. wife of Jeff A. Harrigle of Lancaster, Jack E. Wettig, Jr. companion of Chris Jacobs of Middletown, PA, 8 grandchildren: Chad, Rob, Jason, Mary, Katlyn and Ronnie Dippner, Anton Colkitt, Adrie Sweigart, 4 great grandchildren: Eugene & Griffin Sweigart, Ethan & Landon Dippner. He was preceded in death by 2 brothers: Sherman & Carl Wettig.
Funeral service will take place from the Leacock Presbyterian Church, 3181 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA on Monday, June 24th at 11 a.m. with Pastor Robert Birch officiating. Interment will be in the Greenwood Cemetery of Lancaster with military honors by the Red Rose Honor Guard. There will be a viewing at the Shivery Funeral Home, 3214 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. and again on Monday at the church from 10 a.m. until time of service. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Police, P.O. Box 98, Paradise, PA 17562 or to Leacock Presbyterian Church Building Fund, 3181 Lincoln Highway East, Paradise, PA 17562.
Read more: http://lancasteronline.com/obituaries/local/863938_Jack-E--Wettig--Sr-.html#ixzz2Wrs115RQ
Paradise Community Days
6 Londonvale Road, Paradise, PA 17562
Thur: 6:00pm to 10:00pm Rides galore! Food galore! Dunk Tank & Many Stands
Fri: 4:00pm to 12:00am Rides! Food! Stands! Music 7-10pm Fireworks 10:15pm
Sat: 3:00p to 11:00p DonkeyBaseBall 6-7:30 CowChipBingo 7:30-8:30 Music 7:30
Free entrance, free parking, pay for rides, games, food & drinks
Free fireworks, compliments of local businesses
"Passing the hat" for Flamin' Dick & the Hotrods and for Octavia
Donkey Baseball tickets: $8 Adult & $4 Child 4-12yr., your local firemen helping
06/17/2013 18:55:17 CARDIAC ARREST-CLASS 115 HERSHEY AVE PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47.
06/17/2013 17:43:38 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE ROUTE 741 / BLACK HORSE RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 Assisted A Township Resident with A Large Tree Across The Driveway.
06/17/2013 17:26:12 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 340 S BELMONT RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2
After The Limb Burned Off On The Entergized tree On Black Horse Road Safety 47-1 Received A Call On His Cell That Multiple Trees Down On S. Belmont Road. Engine 47-2 Went To Investigate And Found
Tree's Down But None Across The Roadway. Engine 47-2 Checked S. Belmont Road & Wolfrock Roads With The Paradise Township Crew Had Cleared Several Trees Prior To Our Arrival. Engine 47-2 Went To black Horse Road And Rt. 741 To Assist With A Tree.
06/17/2013 16:41:32 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE 270 KENEAGY HILL RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-1) W/5 Brush 47 (Captain 47-3) W/3 Responded To Keneagy Hill Road. While En route Engine 47-2 Came To 06/17/2013 16:52:12 FIRE ACTIVITY 173 BLACK HORSE RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP Another Tree
Blocking Part Of The Roadway With The Tree Energized And Smoking So The Engine 47-2 Remained On The Scene Their Till The Tree Burn Thru. And The Brush 47 Continued To Keneagy Hill Road With The Rescue Dispatched To cover The Engine. The Last Units Cleared The Scene @ 22:51.
06/17/2013 16:27:09 PUBLIC SERVICE-FIRE PARADISE LN / ROUTE 741 PARADISE TOWNSHIP Fire Police 47. Squad 47-2 (Fire Police) Made The Response To Assist Station 5 On Traffic Control After Storm Damage.
06/17/2013 09:56:41 VEHICLE FIRE-1A 91 ESBENSHADE RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2, Rescue 47. Assistant 47-2 Responded LCWC Reported A Farm Tractor In A Straw Field With The Straw burning As Well With The Farm Address Was 150 Cherry Hill Road, But In A Field Across From 91 Esbenshade Road. Assistant 47-2 Arrived Establishing Command Reporting Most The Fire Knocked With Extinguishers From The Farm Hands. Engine 47-2 (Captain 47-1) W/6 Arrived Using An 1 3/4" Line To Extinguish The Rest Of The Fire And Mop Up The Hot Spots. Squad 47-2 (Captain 47-2) W/5 Arrived Assisting The Engine Crew.
P.S. Cherry Crest Farm Has A Great Fire Awareness Program With Multiple Water Fire Extinguishers Thru Out The Farm With His Personnel Trained To Use Them, Saving Building's From Serious Fire Damage As Well As Now A Tractor And The Farm Equipment.
The Passing Of Gary Walters
With Deep Regrets The Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company Announces The Passing Of Past Member And Past Chief Of Gary Walters. Gary Was Fire Chief From 1983-1984. Please keep The Family In Your Thoughts And Prayers.
Gary L. Walter, 58, (Big Dummy) of New Providence, died Saturday, June 15, 2013 at Penn State Milton Hershey Medical Center following a long illness.
Known by nearly everyone as Big Dummy, he graduated from Pequea Valley High School in 1972.
Big Dummy worked as a bartender at many restaurants in the Lancaster area.
He volunteered with Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company and served as Fire Chief from 1983-1984. Big Dummy was a member of the Ancient Order of Croaking Frogs and the Benner Shoff Post No. 865, American Legion, Christiana.
Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late J. Daniel and Kathryn (Harris) Walter. He is survived by two brothers, John married to Lois Walter of Pinopolis, SC, and Ronald married to Peg Walter of Lancaster; three sisters, Jane married to Bernard Links of Lewes, DE, Cindy married to John Trout of Paradise and Mitzi married to Tim Headings of East Petersburg and many nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of Big Dummy's life will take place on Saturday, July 6, 2013 from 1 until 4 PM at the Paradise Leaman Place Fire Company, 57 Hershey Ave., Paradise, PA 17562.
Bachman Funeral Home Strasburg
Paradise's New Engine 47-2 Rolls Off The Line In Wisconsin @ Peirce Manufacturing
Paradise And Leaman Place Fire Company
Some Of The Members Of Paradise And Leaman Place Fire Company Were At Pierce Manufacturing In Appleton, WI This Week Doing The Final Inspection And Acceptance On Their Dash CF PUC Pumper. This Is Their First Pierce And The First Dash CF In Lancaster County. The Build And
Assembly Process Took Place At Pierce Manufacturing In Appleton, Wisconsin. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Glick-Fire-Equipment-Company/114186815346227
The Rest Of The Members Are Looking Forward To Seeing It In Paradise In A Couple Of Days! Thanks To The Engine Committee For Volunteering Your Time On The Building Process And Research And Specking Out The Engine. The Fire Company Is Hoping That The Engine will Serve The Community Well In The Future. It Will Be Set Up For First Out Fire Attack Engine For Our First Due And Mutual Aid Calls.
Calls To End The Month Of May
06/01/2013 07:48:51 FIRE ACTIVITY* CONVENTION PARADE *QUARRYVILLE BOROUGH-Brush 47. Brush 47 Attended The Lancaster County Convention Parade.
05/31/2013 16:52:51 CARDIAC ARREST-CLASS 1 356 KENEAGY HILL RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Squad 47-2. Squad 47-2 (Captain 47-1) W/4 Arrived Assisting EMS Units. Units Cleared The Scene @ 17:09.
05/30/2013 18:36:01 CO ALARM 365 KENEAGY HILL RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP- Rescue 47. Rescue 47 (Lt. 47) W/8 Arrived The Scene Checking For CO And Found A Faulty Detector. Units Cleared The Scene @ 19:10.
05/28/2013 19:03:42 SEARCH DETAIL-1A 560 GEORGETOWN RD PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Engine 47-2. Squad 47-2 (FF Hershey) W/5 & Brush (Captain 47-1) W/3 Made The Response Instead Of The Engine. Units Arrived Assisting 5 Personnel Preforming A search For On 69 Year Old Person. Units Cleared The Scene @ 20:29.
05/26/2013 00:44:08 MEDICAL ASSIST 56 PARADISE LN PARADISE TOWNSHIP-Rescue 47. Rescue 47 Was Dispatched For A Precaution On The Report As Residence Doors Are Possibly Locked. Rescue 47 Was Cleared From The Call Before Response.
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