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July Monthly Meeting
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 
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The July Monthly meeting of the Tinicum Township Fire Company has been re-scheduled from July 3rd to Wednesday July 9th at 7pm due to the holiday.


 
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!!


 
FULLY INVOLVED HOUSE FIRE
   
Friday, April 18, 2014 
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Chief 48-9 (BUSCHMEIER) arrived on scene with a 2-1/2 story single family dwelling fully involved. Placed all companies in service with exterior attack. Command reported a exposure problem on side “D”. Multiple lines placed in operation. No injuries reported. 

*Story by Philly Fire News.com


 
Rescue Co. Handles Multiple Accidents
Friday, March 7, 2014 
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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 
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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 
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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 
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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 
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**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 
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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

 
COACH PURSE BINGO
Monday, September 23, 2013 
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  COACH PURSE BINGO

FRIDAY OCTOBER 18, 2013

  ****** SOLD OUT ******

PLEASE WATCH FOR FLYER FOR THE NEXT COACH BINGO

FRIDAY MARCH 21, 2014

TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE THE BEGINNING OF NOVEMBER

DON'T WAIT,  SELLS OUT FAST!


 
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