Feb
17
2015

Snow, Ice and Accidents Result in a Life Saved During Snow Storm

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At 1:10am on February 17th, Station 47 was dispatched to the Pennsylvania Turnpike for an “Accident with Injuries.”  As it turned out, the crash took place just outside of the turnpike access gate at Station “47A”.  The crew inside the station and those arriving from home were met by the victim who walked though the
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Feb
15
2015

Engine company goes to work at West Norriton All Hands

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Just around 10:00 AM, Sunday, February 15, 2015, the Jefferson Fire Company (Sta-46) was alerted to 2528 Hillside Lane for a dwelling fire.  Quint 46 arrived minutes later and reported heavy smoke showing.  Along with Sta-46, Quint 53 was also on the box.  Crews placed handlines in service to quell what was a serious, wind
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Feb
4
2015

4 Alarm Assist to Norristown

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Shortly before 01:00 hrs on Wednesday February 4th, Station 47 was dispatched to assist Norristown (Station 27) on a second alarm building fire assignment.  Tower 47 (A/C O’Donnell) responded with four as a special call above the 2nd alarm. Chief 47 (J. Gallagher) also responded and arrived on location and assisted Deputy 27 as the
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Feb
3
2015

Early Morning Accident calls the King into action

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Shortly before 8:00 AM on Tuesday, February 3rd, the alert was sounded for the Volunteers of station 47 to respond to a vehicle accident, with a car in a creek.  The incident was located on Prince Frederick Street just east of Crossfield Road.  Rescue 47 (Camarda) marked up with a crew of 4 and made
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Feb
2
2015

Elevator and Escalator Rescue Training

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Twenty-eight volunteers from King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company (Station 47) and Lower Providence Fire Company (Station 53) completed a 16-hour class on Elevator and Escalator Rescue Emergencies instructed by Bucks County Public Safety Training Center.  The students attended the first two nights of the program in Station 53′s classroom learning about elevator and escalator
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Jan
31
2015

Saturday Evening Extra Alarm Sends Engine 47-1 to Delaware County

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Shortly after 9:00 PM, Saturday, January 31st, firefighters from the Radnor Fire Company were operating at 3-story multi-tenant commercial building in the 300 block of West Lancaster Avenue, within the popular Wayne business district.  As conditions were not improving, command requested a 2nd alarm assignment, adding the volunteers from King of Prussia with Engine 47-1. 
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Jan
28
2015

Firefighting Fitness for the New Year

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This past Wednesday, January 28th was the one-month mark of a new fitness program here at the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company. Partnering with a local fitness instructor, many of our firefighters participated in this four-week program featuring Crossfit-inspired exercises focusing on high mobility, endurance development, and practical movements frequently seen on the fireground.
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Jan
1
2015

Happy New Year!!!

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The Officers and Membership of the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company would like to wish each and every one of you a joyful, healthy and happy New Year!
Dec
23
2014

Busy Start to the Holiday Week

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On Monday, December 22nd just before noon KPVFC was dispatched to a car fire at the King Of Prussia Mall. Asst. 47-1 (A. Molchany) arrived on location in parking area 48B and reported a fully involved engine compartment fire. Engine 47-2 arrived and performed fire suppression activities and initial overhaul operations. Squad 47′s crew assisted
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Dec
17
2014

Large Area Search Drill

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On Wednesday, December 17th, 20 members traveled to the former Sports Authority building for a refresher in basic Search and Rescue and to review Large Area Search techniques.  After a briefing on the nights activities, the members split into two groups.  The first reviewed basic search methods and the tools needed, including the thermal imaging
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