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Total Incidents
2019 2018 2017
Jan 62 61 54
Feb 52 40 50
Mar 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
2 4 6

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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)

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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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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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January 16

This weeks company drill was at the Dublin Terrace Apartment complex. Dublin Terrace is made up of several large four story wood frame apartment buildings. Our focus was on hose line advancement, use and operation of our 50ft ladder and tower ladder positioning. We were ably to verify that our 300ft 1.75" hose line will reach the 4th floor with 50ft of hose left for inside an apartment. In addition ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pennsylvania Turnpike Vehicle Rescue

January 06

On January 6th Fort Washington & Harmonville Fire companies were dispatched to the Pennsylvania Turnpike for an accident with injuries. Chief 88 arrived on scene to find one vehicle that had struck a tow truck and the driver was trapped. The incident was upgraded to a vehicle rescue and crews worked together to remove the occupant.... (Full Story & Photos)

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