Rescue Hose Co. monthly report

Staff Writer
Echo Pilot

The Rescue Hose Co. No. 1, Inc. of Greencastle announces its December 2011 report.

Fire Chief Kevin Barnes reported a total of 32 emergency fire/rescue calls for the month of December. There were six calls in the Borough of Greencastle and 16 in Antrim Township. Chief Barnes also reported the department responded to a total of 519 emergency fire/rescue incidents for 2011. There were 101 responses into the Borough of Greencastle and 303 into Antrim Township, for a total of 404 emergency calls into the primary response areas. That translates to 78 percent of all incidents and an average of over one emergency response per day.

EMS Chief Brian Luger reported 98 ambulance calls for December. Chief Luger also reported the department responded to 1,172 ambulance calls in 2011. There 370 calls to Greencastle and 741 into Antrim Township for a total of 1,111 emergency calls into the primary response areas. That translated to 95 percent of all ambulance calls and an average over three ambulance calls a day.

For 2011, the Rescue Hose Company No. 1 Inc., responded to a total of 1,691 emergency fire/rescue/EMS calls for an average of 4.6 responses per day.

Rescue Hose Company bingo starts back up Friday, Jan. 27 at the Special Events Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.

Rescue Hose Company Minstrel Show practice has begun. Practice is every Sunday at 1 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the firehouse. The show will be March 1, 2 and 3 at the Greencastle-Antrim High School auditorium.

2012 Rescue Hose Company officers are as follows:

President Cheryl Mowen

Vice President Jeff Garland

Recording Secretary Shelley Koons

Treasurer Frank Klink

Trustees Ron Nicarry, Tim Myers, Ted Meminger

Fire Chief Kevin Barnes

Deputy Fire Chief H.J. Koons Jr.

Assistant Fire Chief Keith Mowen

Captain Evan Strausner

1st Lt. Tim Mowen

2nd Lt. Craig Myers

Fire Police Captain Roger Johns

Chief Engineer Norm Hann Jr.

1st Assistant Engineer Mike Luger

2nd Assistant Engineer Jeff Williams

EMS Chief Alison Luger

EMS Deputy Chief Rich Wertman

EMS Assistant Chief Mick Lewis

EMS Lt. Ashley Alleman

EMS Secretary Kim Lutz

2012 Greencastle Antrim Volunteer Firefighters Relief Association officers are as follows:

President Kevin Barnes

Vice President Harry Myers

Recording Secretary Brian Barkdoll

Treasurer Ben Thomas Jr.

Director Doug Bitner

Director Robert Ebersole

Director Ted Meminger