Dover Township Volunteer Fire Department

Breakfast with Santa!

Saturday, November 23, 2013   Breakfast with Santa this Saturday!! Come on out to support the Dover Township Fire Department and get in the Christmas spirit!



Thank You to Everyone

Saturday, June 8, 2013   The officers and members of the Dover Township Fire Department would love to thank everyone who has been there for us over the last week. Words cannot even begin to describe how it has helped us cope with losing Mikey. We had 4 members of York Hospital's Emergency Department cooking breakfast for us and then even stayed until the start of the viewing ironing uniforms and helping members set up. Wrightsville Fire Station 41 who stood by for us yesterday and covered numerous emergency calls for us including a first due working house fire and a multi vehicle accident. Elizabethtown Fire Dept who covered for us last night overnight with their RE 741 so members could continue to spend some time together. RE 741 also handed two runs for us as well. I wish we could thank everyone who helped us week on Facebook but our promise to everyone is that should any of you need anything we will be there for YOU. That's exactly how Mikey lived his life. Thank you all so much.



Michael D Eshbach

Thursday, June 6, 2013  It is with the deepest Regret,  the Dover Township Fire Department announces the passing of Firefighter/Medic Michael "Mikey" Eshbach. Mikey succumbed to injuries on June 1st due to injuries sustained from an ATV accident. Mikey was an instrumental member of the department. Mikey will greatly missed by the 9 House family and the citizens of Dover Township. In the short time that Mikey was with us he was able to accomplish many goals. Starting as a junior firefighter Mikey had a desire to learn as much as possible. Mikey eventually finished his training and became a senior firefighter. Furthering his education more Mikey was able to graduate from Penn College with a degree in Paramedicine. He was an outstanding young medic. The outpouring of support from the community has been both overwhelming and comforting. We thank everyone for the signs, phone calls, and offers of condolences. There are tough times ahead but as a department we will pull through and move forward. Mikey will be watching over all of us from above. 



Morning MVA

Thursday, May 23, 2013   At 0848 the Engine and Rescue Company were alerted to the area Biesecker and Admire Road for a reported vehicle accident with entrapment. Rescue 9 and Engine 9-2 arrived to find one vehicle into a pole. The driver of the vehicle was confined to her front seat due to heavy side damage. Chief 9-1 assumed while crews worked quickly to remove the drivers side of the vehicle. The patient was extricated by crews and Ambulance 6 then transported the patient to the hospital. 



9 House Live Ins!

Monday, May 13, 2013  Interested in trying something new? Wanna be part of the action 24/7? Dover Township is one of the few companies in York County that offer whats called a "Live In" program. Firefighters have the chance to experience the life of a firehouse 24/7 by living there! This oppurtunity makes sure you never miss a call! If interested call the station or stop in! Taking fully trained, limited training or no training. We will work with you. Great perks come check it out.



Engine and Rescue Company run one overturned

Wednesday, April 17, 2013   Around 2100 the Engine and Rescue Company responded to the area of Bull Road for a vehicle accident with unknown injuries. Upon responding York County 911advised all units of possible ejection. Medic 98 and ambulance 6 were added. Units arrived to find one vehicle overturned in the woods. Crews found one patient that was extricated by fire and EMS. 



9 House Stays Busy

Tuesday, April 16, 2013  Engine and Rescue 9 stay busy throughout the day. At 0518 this morning the rescue and engine responded to the area of Davidsburg Rd and Admire Rd for a vehicle accident with rollover. Shortly after returning available Engine 9-2 is dispatched to a working structure in Manchester Township. Engine 9-2 was dispatched as RIT but upon arrival Engine 9-2 crew was put to work immediately. At 1349 the Engine Company was dispatched to a possible structure fire in West Manchester. Engine 9 responded with 6. Units arrived to find a brush fire to the rear of the house and all units were placed available. At 1600 this evening the Rescue Company was alerted to a 2nd alarm structure fire in East Manchester. Rescue 9 responded with 6. Rescue 9 arrived on location and assumed RIT. All of this was completed with being 100% volunteer.



A Year in Review "Still Layin"

Tuesday, January 8, 2013 



Total Calls for 2012

Thursday, January 3, 2013  Run Stats for 2012

568 Total Calls
42 Working Fires
23 Jobs
6 Pins

JOBS: A JOB is any working fire in a structure where the first due Engine Company lays a primary supply line and uses an attack line or uses a master stream device to extinguish the fire. Your Engine, Truck, or Rescue as a company has to operate on the fire in direct fire ground tasks including Fire Attack, Search, Ventilation, Ladders, Overhaul. Standing in staging on a working fire does not count. “Can Jobs” do not count. Vehicle fires are not counted.



2013 Officers

Tuesday, January 1, 2013  Line Officers:

Chief: Glenn Jansen Sr.
Deputy Chief: Brian Widmayer
Asst. Chief: Brian Knowlton
Captains: JT Skinner and Michael McCoy
Lieutenants: Chris Wertz and Chad Canup

Board Members:

President: Nick Avola
Vice President: Chris Wertz
Treasurer: Katrina Delauter
Membership Director: Joe Kohler
House Director: Brian Widmayer
LOSAP Director: Brad Kraft



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