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

Working Fires
2019 2018 2017 2014
3 12 13 24

Vehicle Rescues
2019 2018 2017
4 4 6

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No Caption FWFC members participate in 300 book challenge

April 13

Chief 88 and several of our members take time to give back to the community outside of the Firehouse.

As part of the Upper Dublin Township Tricentennial celebration, Upper Dublin Township Library held a challenge to read 300 books in one day.

Upper Dublin community members read over 300 books to kids at the Upper Dublin Township Library. 321 to be exact.

... (Full Story & Photos)

Tanker Roll Over Training

April 11

On Monday night April 8, 2019, FWFC hosted Weldon Fire Company Rescue 300 and Penndel Towing and Recovery to train on tanker rollover operations, simulating a large tanker carrying flammable liquids rolled over onto a passenger minivan. FWFC crews worked to stabilize the tanker with our Paratech Heavy Vehicle Rescue struts while Weldon crews used their low-pressure airbags to do the same. Once stabilized, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Multi Vehicle Accident on RT309.

February 28

On Wednesday February 28th FWFC units responded to RT309 to assist at a vehicle accident involving 40+ vehicles. Multiple fire police units assisted closing 309 in all directions.... (Full Story & Photos)

2nd Alarm Building FIre

February 28

On Tuesday February 27th Station 7 (Wissahickon) was dispatched for an automatic fire alarm on Butler Ave. The incident was upgraded to a commercial building fire which added Engine and Tower 88. While units were responding county radio advised Chief 7 that they were receiving multiple calls and police had heavy smoke showing. Chief 7 requested the remainder of Station 88 be added and a 2nd alarm ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MVA with Fire - PA Turnpike

February 25

On Sunday morning February 24, 2019 Stations 44 & 88 were dispatched to a reported vehicle accident with fire at the E/B off ramp at the Fort Washington Interchange of the PA Turnpike. Deputy 44 and Squad 88 arrived to find a vehicle had left the road and hit a tree head on down an embankment. Squad 88 stretched a 200ft 1.75" hose line to extinguish a small fire in the engine compartment. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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