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Fire & Emergency Medical Responder Training Program for High School Students

February 9, 2017

Cumberland Valley School District and Harrisburg Area Community College have partnered together with Hampden Township Volunteer Fire & Rescue, Monroe Fire Co., New Kingstown Fire Co., and Silver Spring Community Fire Co. to offer a Fire & Emergency Medical Responder Training Program, a dual-credit opportunity for students in grades 11 and 12.

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Hampden Township Emergency Personnel Recognized for Life Saving Efforts

October 12, 2017

On September 6, 2017 at approximately 18:02 hours, Company 30 was dispatched to a medical assist for a cardiac arrest located at 306 Raven Court, Mechanicsburg, PA.  Lt. Justin Kohr, acting as Duty Chief 30, went responding and arrived on the scene just moments after the dispatch.  Lt. Kohr evaluated the patient confirmed that she was in cardiac arrest, and quickly initiated CPR while notifying HQ of his actions.  Being in the immediate area, having heard the initial dispatch and Lt. Kohr’s update, Cumberland County Emergency Dispatcher, John Kibe, responded and arrived on the scene where he took over compressions after Lt. Kohr had administered 500 high intensity compressions to the patient.  While Mr. Kibe continued

Bali Hai Road Closure-Remains Closed

March 1, 2017

PennDOT, Hampden Township and Silver Spring Township have approved the temporary closure of Bali Hai Road at the request of Cumberland Valley School District so contractors can begin the site work for a new middle school and elementary school. The road closure and associated detour are a necessary component of the construction of the two new schools along Bali Hai Road. The School District’s contractor anticipates the road closure being in effect from early March to the end of May 2017 dependent on weather and utility coordination.

The detour route will direct motorists to travel north on Sample Bridge Road or Lamb’s Gap Road to Wertzville Road and travel east/west to Lambs Gap Road/Sample Bridge Road to avoid Bali Hai