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Blood Borne Pathogens Training
   
Sunday, January 18, 2015 
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**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 
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**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 
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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 
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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.


 
   
   
2014 Comes to a Close
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 
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This past year the Tinicum Township Fire Company responded to 468 fire emergencies and 2110 EMS emergencies.
 
This has been another very busy year for the company and we want to thank all of our members who have given their time to respond to emergencies, train, and night staffing. The volunteers have also been responsible for company events, stand-by assignments, and keeping up with station maintenance. These members recieve no pay and spend many long hours to make sure that they are providing an excellent and professional service to the general public of which they serve. We truly thank you for all of your countless hours and sacrifice, without the volunteer members giving their time we would not have an organization. The volunteers have also been given some extra help this year with the 8 new full time career staff members and 6 part time staff members. This is to ensure that there will be confirmed staffing for both fire and EMS emergencies throughout the township and our mutual aid districts that we serve. Another big thanks goes out to our administrative members for keeping our organization together and making things run smoothly. We truly do not get to see what these folks do behind the scenes such as orginizing finances, planning events, making sure apparatus is fixed when needed, and making sure we have a great organization. We truly extend another sincere thank you to these folks who continue to work diligently and keep operations going!
 
Tinicum Township Fire Company would also like to take this time to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year’s. We are looking forward to another great year in 2015, see you all next year!

 
January Meeting
Monday, December 8, 2014 
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The January Meeting of the Tinicum Township Fire Company

will be Thursday January 8th, 2015 at 7:30pm.

(NOTE THE TIME CHANGE)


 
Santa Clause Ride
   
Monday, December 1, 2014 
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Santa will be making his annual stop at the Tinicum Township Fire Company. He will be riding on the fire truck throughout town on December 19th starting at 6PM.

 
2014 EPEX Drill
Saturday, October 25, 2014 
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On Saturday October 25th The Tinicum Township Fire Company was invited to participate in the 2014 EPX Drill at the Philadelphia International Airport. The drill simulated a mass casualty aircraft accident on the tarmac. Tinicum crews worked together with the assistance of the Philadelphia, Eddystone, and Prospect Park Fire Departments practicing patient triage, rescue and hazardous material skills dictated by the drill. Tinicum would like to thank the Delaware County mutual aid companies for making a great coordinated team effort to making the drill a great success. We also extend a big thank you to the Philadelphia Fire Department for the invitation to participate in this excellent learning experience.


 

Photos Credited to Tom Kelly IV

News Story Credited to Delco Times







 
Delco Times EPEX Story
   
   
Giant Flea Market
   
Saturday, September 6, 2014 
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GIANT FLEA MARKET

September 6th, 2014

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BUSY WEEKEND
Thursday, May 8, 2014 
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The men and women of the Tinicum Township Fire Company kept busy over the weekend with 13 fire calls, 9 of them being on Sunday alone and multiple EMS emergencies. Thanks to all of the volunteers who came up throughout the weekend and helped staff the rigs!!


 
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