Aug
25
2014

KPVFC Teams with Zachary G. Wallace Fund

Each year, the King of Prussia Fire Volunteer Fire Company hosts the King of Prussia 9/11 Memorial 5k Run and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk and 9/11 memorial ceremony. The majority of the funds raised, through sponsors and runner registrations, supports the maintenance, construction, and continued improvement of the King of Prussia 9/11 Memorial.  However,
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Aug
24
2014

Third Annual King of Prussia 9/11 Memorial 5k

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Sign up for the annual run by clicking here!
Aug
23
2014

Volunteerism and Fundraising Challenges Receive National Attention

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This past week two articles received national media attention.  The first, entitled “The Disappearing Volunteer Firefighter,” published on August 16, 2014 in the New York Times, by Andrew Brown and Ian Urbina showcases the  significant decline in the number of volunteer firefighters across the country. The second, “Local Fire Companies Say Fundraising a Struggle,” published
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Aug
20
2014

Task Force Vehicle Rescue Drill

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After several weeks of preparation, this week the second wave Southeastern Montgomery County Technical Rescue Taskforce members took the final written test to obtain their NFPA 1006 General Requirements certification as a Technical Rescuer.  Upon completion of this course, the task force will have grown the number of certified technical rescuers by half. While other
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Aug
12
2014

Squad Assist to Norristown

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At around 3AM Tuesday morning, August 12th, Norristown and surrounding companies were dispatched to a reported dwelling fire.  Quint 27 arrived on location to find a row home with heavy fire showing from the first and second floors.  As the first in crews were putting a knock on the fire, Command requested additional resources bringing
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Jul
27
2014

Happy Birthday Goodwill, well almost!

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The Goodwill Fire Company of Bridgeport (station 32) prepares to celebrate its 100 years of service to the Bridgeport and surrounding communities. It was Thursday, July 23, 1914 when a group of men met to review adding additional fire protection to the bustling river town. To kick off a year of celebration, the Goodwill membership
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Jul
27
2014

Congratulations Firefighter/EMT Matt Introcaso

This past May 21st, King of Prussia Firefighter/EMT Matt Introcaso embarked on his next step in his quest for a career in the public safety sector.  Matt was fortunate to be appointed to the Tinicum Township (Delaware County, PA.) Fire Company as a Career Firefighter/EMT. Matt, an active brigades man at station 47 is a
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Jul
25
2014

Another July Blaze for Station 47

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As the day was entering the second half of the lunch hour, the volunteers from King of Prussia were summoned to yet another working fire this hot and busy July.  On Friday, July 25th, fire box 56-201 was once again struck for smoke from the roof of the Season’s 52 Grille located on the ring
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Jul
25
2014

King of Prussia Adds Another EMT to the Team

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King of Prussia Fire Company Lieutenant, Anthony Molchany successfully completed the grueling 220 hour Emergency Medical Technician (EMT-B) course.  The course spans over 6-months and is held two nights a week with several weekend sessions.  All EMT students must maintain a 75% average over the entire course to remain in the class.  The students learn
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Jul
22
2014

Small Fire at our Allendale Road Station

On the afternoon of Saturday July 19th we experienced a small fire at our Allendale Road station.  The fire occurred in the boiler /storage room on the lower level of our social hall.  At the time, we had a contractor painting the rest room(s) on that level. Fire/Rescue and all emergency services were not interrupted
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