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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.

Assist to Eddystone
Sunday, January 11, 2015 
On Sunday Jaunary 11th just before 1500 hours Company 48 was dispatched to assist Company 12 on a building fire on E 9th St. Police arrived on location with smoke showing on Division 2 of a 2 Story MOD. First alarm assignment was then dispatched which brought 07(Ridley Park), 62(Vauclain), 67(Woodlyn), R.I.T 08(Prospect Park) to the scene. Engine 12-1 arrived and secured a water supply and Ladder 48 arrived and went into truck company operations. L48 crews threw ground ladders to division 2 and also performed a search. Crews from 62 preformed a secondary search. All searches were negative and L48 crews found the fire in the A/D corner of the building and extinguished the fire with a pressurized water extinguisher. E12-1 crews pulled a 1 ¾ attack line and began and overhaul operations. Crews were then released by 12 command shortly after. Great Job by all crews and thank you to all who came out to help!

Car Fire on I-95
Saturday, January 10, 2015 
On January 10th shortly before midnight Company 48 was dispatched for a vehicle fire on I-95 at New Bartram Ave. Upon arrival crews had a passenger vehicle that was well involved. E48 crews lead off with an 1 3/4 attack line and began fire supression. Crews were also assisted by the City of Philadelphia Ladder 27 and Pipeline 49. L27 remained on scene with the crews for traffic control and 48 units cleared once vehicle was removed off the Interstate.

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