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TTFC SAFER Grant Employment
Friday, March 28, 2014
Tinicum Township Fire Company is seeking interested applicants for the position of Firefighter/ EMT under SAFER Grant.  

Duties include protection of life and property by performing Fire Fighting, Emergency Medical Services, Hazardous Materials, and Fire Prevention duties. Perform maintenance of fire equipment, apparatus, and facilities as outlined by the Supervisor and/or Executive Board of the Fire Company.

Required Minimal Qualifications

> 21 years of age upon completion of application
> High School diploma or GED
> 3 years of combined firefighting and EMS experience
> No Criminal Record
> Possess & maintain a valid driver's license & clean driving record over the last 3yrs
> Firefighter I ( Pro-Board/IFSAC)
> Current EMT-B certification or higher with CPR/AED for health care providers
> Emergency Vehicle Operation Course (EVOC)
> Haz-Mat Operations with annual update
> Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician (VRT)
> National Incident Management System (NIMS) 100,200,700 and 800
> Pump Operations I

Preferred Experience and Training

> Firefighter II ( Pro-Board/IFSAC)
> Pump Operations II
> Engine Company Operations
> Truck Company Operations

Application Dates:

> Applications and other materials are available  by going to the "Downloads"  section of this website or you may pick up an application at Station 48.

> Deadline for all applications is 1800 hrs. on Thursday April 10, 2014.

> Applications may be placed in the mail box in front of Sta.48 or may be hand delivered to any Career Staff Member only. No phone calls please.

TTFC Safer Employment Application

TTFC SAFER Employment Flyer

TTFC SAFER Disclaimer


Banquet Tickets
Monday, March 10, 2014 
Anyone who needs banquet tickets please contact Paul Cebek ASAP @ 610-809-6812

Rescue Co. Handles Multiple Accidents
Friday, March 7, 2014 
Today Rescue and Ambulance 48 handled multiple accidents on the I-95. The first accident was around 17:30 hours and was a 2 vehicle MVA. Rescue 48's crew cleared debris off the highway while 48-7 transported 1 patient to the local hospital. Around 18:45 the Rescue box went out for another accident. Rescue and Ambulance 48 went responding along with the medics and arrived to a 2 vehicle MVA with multiple patients. Medic 100-D requested Ambulance 02 for the other patients. Crews from Rescue 48 secured hazards and applied oil dry and assisted EMS.

Working Fire With Entrapment
Wednesday, March 5, 2014 
Today at 0946 the box was struck for a working fire in town on the 1000 block of Lincoln. Companies 08, 07, 02, 48, RIT 14 responded with company 12 being added on the entrapment, RIT 43 was added also. Rescue 48 responded and arrived right behind 02-5 and Snozzle 08 with PD advising confirmed entrapment, possibly in the rear bedroom last known location. Engine 08 arrived and sent crew up to assit. Crews had fire showing in Div. 1 stairs and Div.2. Established Prospect Command. Command ordered the crew from 02-5 to stretch an 1-3/4" to the fire floor and assigned 1st pack crew from SN8 to VES Div.2 of the fire building, upon entry of the VES team the victim was found just inside the window and removed down the interior stairs with the aid of crews from 8, 2, and 48. Victim was brought down the stairs and transferred to waiting EMS. First arriving crews from 8 and 2 laddered the building and forced many doors for ingress and egress. Command was advised that the rear exposure was starting to become involved, transmitted orders to the incoming 07-5 and 12-1 to take a position in the rear of the building. 12-1 requested a water supply and fireboard advised that 48-1 was in route and asked if command they wanted them to handle that assignment, command responded affirmative. Crews at that time were making their way to the roof for vertical ventilation from 02-5's main. The roof crew took out skylights and vents on the roof in the main fire building and adjacent buildings. Prior to that taking place Rescue 48 picked up the hydrant at 10th and Lincoln and proceeded to lay in to SN8. The remaining crew from 8 and 2 hand jacked a supply line to the corner of 11th and Lincoln. The fire was quickly knocked down and extensive overhaul was performed all along Lincoln Ave on Div. 2. Fire building was then turned over to fire investigators for investigation

Coach Bingo
Monday, January 20, 2014 
Coach Bingo on March 21, 2014 is SOLD OUT. Please watch for the Announcement of the Halloween edition of Coach Bingo soon....

2013 Stats
Monday, January 6, 2014 
The year of 2013 was a busy year for the Tinicum Township Fire Company. The EMS side ran 1775 calls. The Fire side ran 499 calls.

2014 Air Pack Requalifications
Monday, January 6, 2014 
**Attention All Active Members** All active members are urged to complete their annual air pack requalifications as soon as possible. Contact the Lieutenants to schedule your time and date

Death Annoucement Life Member George Hecksher
Saturday, December 7, 2013 
The Tinicum Township Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of long time member George Hecksher. Funeral service for will be Tuesday, December 10 2013 Viewing from 5 to 7 pm, Funeral service from 7 pm to 730pm at St John's Lutheran Church at 601 Seneca St. Essington Pa. 19029. In lieu of flowers he would like donations sent to The West End Boat Club 500 West Second St Essington Pa 19029

Monday, September 23, 2013 


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Busy Couple Days for Marine Divison
Saturday, September 7, 2013 
On Sept 7th Marine 48 was dispatceh for a vessel in distress in the area of little tinicum island. Marine 48A and Marine 48B made the response and found a vessel with 4 souls on board dead in the water on the sand bar. Marine 48A hooked a rope to the boat and took it under tow to Ridley Marine where Engine 70(Leedom) assisted with docking the boat at the T-head.Crews were on scene for an hour. On Sept 8th Ambulance and Marine 48 were dispatched to a local marina for a drowning. Police requested a maine unit. Marine 48 and Marine 48A along with Marine 70(Leedom) were dispatched to start looking for the subject. Crews were on scene for 2 hours before 48-9A(Buschmeier) requested Chester City Police Dive Team.At that point it went from a rescue to a recovery. Marine units dragged the river for hours and the dive team arrived and began suiting up. After and hour and a half the body was located and transported to Tinicum Twp. Marina where the M.E took custody of the body. Sept 8th around 1930 hours marine 48 was dispatched to the area of PPL Park for a vessel in distress. Marine 48A along with Engine 83(Chester City) and Chester 11 made the response along with Chester Medics. Marine 48 arrived to find a waverunner capsized and nobody in the water. Marine 48 began looking for the victim and didnt find anything. Engine 83 and Chester 11 located the victim and Marine 48A began to tow the waverunner to Flower Street where the owner had his trailer. Marine 48 was in service for a hour and ten minutes.

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