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New Technology for the Apparatus

Today, First Mobile Technologies was here to install our recently purchased tablet computers featuring Iron Compasses OnScene Xplorer mapping software. These computers will permit us to use up to date mapping programs instead of out of date run books that … Continue reading

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Time for Spring Cleaning

Over the weekend, the Washies took advantage the this past weekends nice weather to spring clean the apparatus. The members took time to clean out the compartments and wash off the winter road salt/dirt. We appreciate the time they spent … Continue reading

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EASTER FLOWER SALE – MARCH 29TH & 30TH

The Washies will be hosting our yearly Easter flower sale on Friday March 29th from 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday March 30th from 9 am till Sold Out. Their will be a variety of flowers offered for sale. We hope you can stop … Continue reading

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Maze Training/Confidence Building

Tonight, the crews loaded up and met up with Company 37 to use their maze trailer. This maze is used as a confidence builder for newer members as well as training for all SCBA qualified personnel. The junior members paired … Continue reading

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Remembering Barb Beistline – Firehouse Mom

It is with deep sorrow and sadness to announce the passing of Barb Beistline, member and firehouse mom to many. Barb and her late husband Jim, became members in 2008 and lived next door to the firehouse. On many occasions, … Continue reading

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First Due Electrical Fire

Tonight as crews were about to start training, the pagers were activated for an unknown type fire inside a residence on the 100-blk of East Locust Street. Chief 28 arrived with normal conditions. Engine 128(with 6) arrived and sent a … Continue reading

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Kitchen Fire in the Boro

On Monday, March 4th, the Borough Fire Companies, along with Company 23 (Upper Allen) and Company 37 (Navy Depot) were dispatched to a reported kitchen fire.  Chief 28 arrived on-scene and confirmed a working fire.  Engine 127 secured a water … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Truck Call

On Saturday, March 2nd, Truck 28 was dispatched to Conestoga Drive in Silver Springs Township for a reported chimney fire.  The Truck responded and assisted the Township Companies with roof operations. Photos courtesy of Lt. Koni Hench

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What’s next? 9 calls for Tuesday

Early this morning, the Engine was dispatched to Franklintown for a transfer while units operated on a barn fire.  Unfortunately,  the engine was unable to respond. During the morning commute, Co’s. 28, 27 and 30 were dispatched to East Simpson … Continue reading

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Rescue and Truck on Hampden Twp. Garage Fire

Around 4pm, Rescue 28 (with 7) was dispatched to Hampden Township for a reported garage fire.  Units arrived on scene with a working fire.  The crew from the rescue was split, 4 members performing a primary search and the remainder … Continue reading

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