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Sat. Aug 23rd 2014
Members Complete Pump Operations I Course

Over the past two Saturdays, multiple Gratz firemen have put in 16 hours each of their time to complete the Pennsylvania Stat...

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Thu. Jul 17th 2014
Gratz Hosts Multi-Department Rural Water Movement Drill

Tonight, Gratz hosted three mutual aid departments by holding a rural water movement drill. The other departments involved in...

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Thu. Nov 21st 2013
Garble Guards Donated

The Gratz Area Fire Company #1 recently received a donation of Garble Guard radio microphone covers, courtesy of Andrew Dresh...

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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 Station 27


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

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Tanker Goes To Washington Township On The 1st Alarm Barn
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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One Trapped For The Rescue Company Along Specktown Road
Fri. Aug 22nd 2014
Box 27-1 was transmitted at 1822 this evening for a single vehicle accident with entrapment in the 600-block of Specktown Road in Gratz Borough. Rescue 27 (Conrad) with 3 was en route at 1825 and Engine 27 (S. Dreher, Sr.) with 3 was en route at 1826. Rescue 27 AOS to find a single vehicle into a te...

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Overturned Tractor Trailer Makes For A Long Night
Sun. May 18th 2014
Box 27-4 was dispatched at 1817 this evening for a tractor trailer carrying propane that rolled over near the intersection of North Crossroads Road and Less Lane in Lykens Township. Rescue 27 (Conrad) with 4 was en route at 1819, Engine 27 (Daniel) with 2 was en route at 1820, and Chief 27 (Welker) ...

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Rescue Takes RIT Assignment On Fatal Lykens House Fire
Sun. Mar 2nd 2014
Rescue 27 was dispatched at 2219 tonight to 643 East Main Street in Lykens Borough for a house on fire with entrapment. Rescue 27 (Conrad) with 5 went en route at 2223. Rescue 27 AOS to find multiple departments working on the scene of a well off 2 1/2 story house with major exposure problems. Rescu...

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Triple Pull For The 65 Building
Tue. Jan 28th 2014
Engine, Tanker, and Rescue 27 were dispatched as mutual aid at 1435 this afternoon to the Klingerstown Post Office, 58 Main Street, in Upper Mahantango Township, Schuylkill County for a working building fire. Engine 27 (Lesher) with 6 and Tanker 27 (Hammaker) with 1 were both en route at 1440, with ...

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