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Total Incidents
2019 2018 2017
Jan 62 61 54
Feb 52 40 50
Mar 46 68 43
Apr 46 54 41
May 62 55 67
Jun 78 36 66
Jul 43 63 62
Aug 66 47 56
Sep 47 58 41
Oct 59 78 55
Nov 84 59 38
Dec 44 56
Total 645 663 628

Working Fires
2019 2018 2017 2014
21 12 13 24

Vehicle Rescues
2019 2018 2017
8 4 6

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Engine & Rescue 88 assist Station 7 on a Rescue

November 04

Just before midnight on Halloween Engine 88 was dispatched to Ambler to assist Station 7 with a tree into a house. Assistant Chief 7-2 arrived and advised he had two people trapped in the house. Rescue 88 was added on the incident after the occupants were confirmed to be trapped In the house. A large tree had fallen through the roof, into the 2nd floor on top of the two residents who were still in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 30

At 1AM on Wednesday morning, units were dispatched to the Dreshertown Plaza shopping center after @upperdublinpd officers located smoke in one of the businesses. Units arrived with smoke showing. Squad 88-1 laid a supply line to the rear of the strip of stores and forced entry through a rear door, locating fire in a kitchen. The fire was extinguished and additional units on the response assisted with ... (Full Story & Photos)

Recreational Fires In Upper Dublin

October 10

Recreational Fires in Upper Dublin:

Recreational Fires

Recreational fires shall not be conducted within 25 feet of a structure or combustible material. Conditions that could cause a fire to spread within 25 feet of a structure shall be eliminated prior to ignition. Recreational fire shall be no more than 3 feet in size/diameter.

Portable outdoor fireplaces

Portable outdoor fireplaces shall be ... (Full Story)

Get Involved!

July 02


The Fort Washington Fire Company No. 1 is actively seeking new members to join our ranks. No experience is needed.

If you are interested in joining or know someone who might be willing to get involved, please click on the join tab above to learn more.

Please help spread the word.

***A special thanks to FWFC Firefighter Jon Gangwer for producing this video.... (Full Story)

Tower 88 responds on the 3rd Alarm - Cheltenham Township

June 28

Tower 88 operated at a 3rd alarm in Cheltenham Township last night and Squad 88-1 stood by at Station 5 (Ogontz). While FWFC units were in Cheltenham Township Ladder 62 (North Penn) and Rescue 44 (Harmonville) stood by at 88A and took in a first due box. Its been a busy few days for the Fort as last nights fire was the 2nd of the day and 3rd of the week.
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