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Fire Company Banquet
Monday, April 6, 2015 

On Saturday April 4th, the fire company held its annual banquet at the Lazaretto Ballroom. The 2014 firefighter of the year award went to J.J. EMPLIT and member of the year went to Matt COX. Ms. Rachel KEENAN won the ambulance person of the year once again and is going for the hat trick in 2015. Multiple other members received awards for their hard work and dedication over the last year. Multiple members pitched in and purchased Chief BUSCHMEIER his first leather fire helmet to celebrate his first year as chief as well as his birthday. Thanks for all that came out and we're looking forward to a productive 2015.

Car Carrier Fire & MVA w/ Entrapment
Thursday, April 2, 2015 
On April 2nd the fire company was sent to I-95 at the Wanamaker Ave on ramp for a car carrier reported to be on fire. Upon arrival of 48-9B and Engine 48-1, units found the rear cab of the truck as well as one vehicle fully involved. Crews stretched and 1" 3/4 hand line and command requested two additional engines (Ridley Park and Prospect Park) to assist with water supply. The fire eventually extended to one additional vehicle prior to being placed under control. While assisting the police with traffic control and mopping up from the fire, crews witnessed an accident on the southbound side of Interstate 95. Upon arrival the Engine and Rescue found one subject to be trapped and the patient was extricated without incident. A great job was conducted by all on the busy Thursday morning.

Employment Application
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 

Tinicum Township Fire Company is accepting applications for the position of career Firefighter / EMT

GENERAL PURPOSE: Protect life and property by performing firefighting, 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 and maintain a valid driver’s license and 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

For applications please use our website and visit the “Downloads” or you may pick up an application at Station 48. Applications may be placed in the mail box in front of Sta.48 or may be hand delivered to any Career Staff Member only. Applications period will be kept open with no deadline when positions become available we will contact you for an interview. No phone calls please.

Fire Company Meeting
Thursday, March 5, 2015 
The Regular Meeting of the Tinicum Township Fire Company Scheduled for tonight March 5, 2015 has been postponed due to weather. Meeting has been re-scheduled for Wednesday March 11th at 7pm Thank you!

Charles "Brother" Gaul
Sunday, March 1, 2015 
It is with regret that the Tinicum Township Fire Company announces the passing of Trustee, and Life Member Charles "Brother" Gaul. Charles was most recently an active member of the Fire Companies Fire Police unit. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Viewing, Wednesday March 4, 2015 3pm - 5pm at St. John Lutheran Church, Seneca & Jansen Avenue, Essington, PA Church service will begin at 5pm. Internment is private

2015 Tinicum Township Fire Company Banquet
Tuesday, February 24, 2015 
2015 Tinicum Township Fire Company Banquet Saturday April 4th, 2015 See attached for more information and tickets

2015 Officers
Friday, February 6, 2015 
Board Of Directors President: Thomas Giancristoforo, Vice President: Paul Cebek, Recording Secretary: Stephen Edmiston, Financial Secretary: Robert Alpaugh, Treasurer: Raymond Lonabaugh, Head Trustee: Mike Ellis Jr., Trustee: Aaron Powley, Trustee: Don Dallal, Trustee: Edward Matuliewich, Trustee: Charles Gaul, Trustee: Robert Loder Jr, Trustee: Lou Clarke Sr, Tactical Officers Chief: Jonathan Buschmeier Deputy Chief: Josh Powley Assistant Chief: Tommy Byrne Jr. Assistant Chief: Mike Golden Jr. Captain: Lou Clarke Jr. Captain: Chris Thornton Lieutenant: Walt Lee Jr. Lieutenant: Kevin Lincoln Engineering Staff Chief Engineer: Matt Cox Engineer: Lou Clarke Sr. Assistant Engineer: Matt Bernauer Assistant Engineer: Brandon Reed Asstistant Engineer: Andrew Morrison

Congratulations Trustee Powley!
Tuesday, January 27, 2015 
The Tinicum Township Fire Company would like to congratulate Trustee Aaron Powley on the birth of his daughter. Leanna Mae Powley was born Monday, January 26th at 16:50, 8lbs 2 0z, and is 20 1/2 inches. We're happy to say both mom and baby are well and healthy! Congratulations to Meghan and Aaron, we hope to meet her soon!

Blood Borne Pathogens Training
Sunday, January 18, 2015 
**Attention All Members and Career Staff** Blood Borne Pathogens Training will be held st station 48 on February 4th from 19:00 hours until 22:00 hours. All members and career staff are urged to attend for the yearly re-certification. There will be 3 hours of conned other for those who need conned.If you are not able to attend please contact EMS Officers.

2015 Air Pack Requalifications
Friday, January 16, 2015 
**Attention All Active Members and Career Staff** All active members and Career staff are urged to complete their annual air pack requalifications as soon as possible. Contact Asst.Chief Byrne,Asst.Chief Golden or Captain Clarke to schedule your time and date.

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