Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. responded to 33 calls in March
The Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. responded to 33 calls for service in March 2010, according to Fire Chief Chris D. Rohrer.
The calls included five structure fires and three vehicle accidents with injuries -- one of which had entrapped victims requiring extrication. The company assisted the community five times on emergency flooding situations and had six medic-assist calls.
In March, 38 different personnel participated, with an average number of personnel per call of 10.65.
Smithsburg Fire's top five responders in March were: Sean Scott (26 calls); Steve Lewis (24); Phil Rohrer (21); Kenny Smith (20); and Chuck Scott and Alan Robison (each had 17 calls).
Smithsburg Fire assisted Trinity Lutheran prekindergarten as the engine room area was used for its St. Jude Trike-a-Thon fundraiser for the hospital. The fire company also provided station tours and public education for several community organizations.