Yoe Fire Company

2 Vehicle MVA

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 12:35 Rescue 36 handles a 2 vehicle crash on Windsor Rd. @ Ness Rd. this afternoon.



Vehicle Rescue Training Is Held

Wednesday, October 16, 2013   Station 36 members conducted their second vehicle rescue training for the month. Members practiced stabilization and removed the doors and roof. They also lifted the steering column and rolled the dash.  Everyone had a chance to get some hands on experience.



Station 36 Holds Annual Fire Open House

Sunday, October 13, 2013  Station 36 hosted its annual open house in conjunction with Fire Prevention Week.  Visitors checked out displays, had snacks, received gift bags, visited with "Freckles the Fire Dog" and "Smokey the Bear," played in the fire safety house, went for fire truck rides, and watched a vehicle rescue demo.  The members of Station 36 would like to thank the community for its continued support and reminds everyone to keep fire safety in mind all year long.



Heavy Rains Keep The Station Busy

Friday, October 11, 2013  York County received around 10" of rain over a two day period.  This caused local waterways to overflow their banks and flood roadways, homes, and entire communities.  Station 36, who is part of the York County Advanced Technical Rescue team, responded to over 20 calls for service.  Several rescues as well as evacuations occurred.  Station 36 members also handled calls in their 1st due local.  Luckily after two days the rains stopped and the sun came out.



Dallastown Boro Structure Fire

Thursday, September 5, 2013  While the attack truck was responding to a reported gasoline leak the Rescue was dispatched to Dallastown boro for a garage fire.  Crews arrived and found a small fire in a garage in the alley.  The attack cleared their call and responded to the garage fire.  The rescue stoodby at a hydrant in the event additional water was needed.  Crews returned to service a short time later.



Former Fire Police Captain Passes

Friday, August 23, 2013  Yoe Fire Company regrets to announce that former Fire Police Captain Donald Zumbrum has passes.  He will be missed by all.



2013 York County Fireman's Convention

Saturday, August 17, 2013 09.00 Crews from station 36, Yoe Fire Company participate in the judging for the York County Fireman's Convention held at York County school of Technology.  Apparatus Operators, along with officers and attending members were questioned on various equipment & its location on the apparatus during the judging.  This years convention was co-hosted by Goodwill of York Township & Red Lion Fire Dept. Yoe Fire Company completed the judging portion of the event & returned to the station to standby until the noon parade line up. As it turned out, YFC never made the parade line up as planned. YFC was alerted @ 11:02 am for a reported structure fire in York Township.  Members then spent the remainder of the afternoon working the fire with various other fire departments from both within & outside of York County. Later in the evening, Yoe Fire Company was notified of two 1st place awards. Rescue 36 received Best Appearing Engine Rescue, and Collapse 36 received 1st place for Specialty Apparatus. Special thanks to North Hopewell Winterstown Chief Shannon Poe for accepting the awards on our behalf.



Crews Investigate Odor

Wednesday, August 14, 2013  Stations 34, 35, 36 were dispartched to Equine Cove to investgate an odor and smoke condition.  Crews isolated the issue to the bathroom.



Multiple Call Day

Thursday, August 1, 2013  Thursday turned out to be a busy day for the crews at Yoe Fire Co. station 36, as well as many surrounding companies in the area. The mornining started out with a mutual aid call for Tanker 36 for a commercial building working fire in Lower Windsor Twp.  That crew returned to the station in the early afternoon.While crews were responding to the commercial building fire, a second call was received for a vehicle accident with entrapment in York Twp. Later in the  evening Rescue 36 was alerted to an AFA in the boro of Yoe, along with two mutual aid companies , Dallastown Fire & Red Lion Fire.



Pump Primers Parade & Muster

Saturday, July 13, 2013 09:00 Members of Yoe Fire Company participated in the annual Pump Primers parade & muster held in Harrisburg Pa. This year Tanker 36, the company's 1988 Hahn Pumper, attended. Units lined up after the parade along the Susquehanna River to draft & flow water for both fun and competition. There were also other members of Yoe Fire Company participating with their own privately owned fire apparatus.  Those members were Captain Chuck Strouse with his Mack CF Pumper, FAO Kevin Gibney with his Mack CF Pumper, and Past Chief and President Terry Fix with his Seagrave Pumper.



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