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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Jul
21
2014

Busy July Continues with Compactor Fire at the Mall

Just after midnight on Wednesday, July 16th, fire box 56-201 was struck alerting the Station 47 Volunteers for a trash compactor fire attached to the King of Prussia Mall.  Engine 47-1 (Assistant Chief D. Camarda) and Tower 47 (Lt. A. Molchany) marked up respectively with crews of 4. Engine 47-1 arrived with a considerable amount
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Jul
21
2014

Planes Fire & Rescue Movie Premier

On Monday, July 14th, members and their families were invited to attend the premier viewing of Disney’s Planes, Fire & Rescue at the King of Prussia Regal Cinemas.  Tower 47 was assigned sign duty at the main entrance, greeting all movie goers throughout the evening.  A great time was had by all, and we very
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Jul
17
2014

King of Prussia’s Bravest Become Jersey Shores Finest!

On Monday, June 30th, Firefighters’ Alex Clark and Bianca DeLuca graduated from the Cape May County Police Academy.  Both members were immediately thrust in to action to serve and protect both residents and vacationers at the height of the shore’s summer season, just before the July 4th weekend. Alex, who responds out of the Allendale
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Jul
9
2014

2nd Alarm Assist to Radnor

On Wednesday, July 9th, the volunteers from King of Prussia were summoned to assist our neighbors, Radnor Fire Company (Delaware County, Station 15), in the 200 block of Wyndom Lane in the Radnor section of Radnor Township for a heavily involved mansion fire.  Station 47 marked up with Engine 47-1 (Assistant Chief D. Camarda) with
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Jul
8
2014

Upper Merion Township Compost Pile Burns

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Tuesday, July 8th, at 9:20 AM, the King of Prussia volunteers were summoned to the Upper Merion Township Compost Recycling Facility off of W Beidler Road for a “mulch fire!”  This site is a property that used to be an old state owned impounding basin, also known as the silt basin.  Township residents now use
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Jun
12
2014

Barn Fire in Our First Due

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Just before 2:00 pm on Thursday June 12th King of Prussia along with Delco Squad 15 (Radnor) was dispatched to a barn fire on the 500 block of Fletcher Road.  With numerous calls into 911 the confirmed fire dispatch was assigned bringing Chester Tower 2 (Berwyn) as the RIT, Rescue 49 (Swedesburg) and 317 (Lafayette
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May
22
2014

Very Busy 6 Days

Saturday, May 17th started off as any other weekend day then turned busy at a moments notice.  In a 16 hour stretch starting at 7:30am, with a railroad call, and ending with Squad 47 being dispatched at 11pm to assist in the coverage of the Boro of Norristown, the volunteers of KPVFC were sent on
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Feb
23
2014

Squad 47 Stand-by at The Fairmount

From Saturday evening into Sunday, Upper Merion Township Volunteers and Volunteers from the Penn Wynne Fire Company staffed both Squad 47 and Rescue 21 so that members from The Fairmount Engine Company #2 in Norristown could attend their annual banquet.  Together, both crews enjoyed a quiet uneventful night until Sunday morning when both units were dispatched to a Fire Alarm
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Feb
9
2014

Squad 47 Responds to Lower Providence

Friday, February 7, 2014 – A few minutes before 3:00 AM the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Lower Providence Fire Department (Station 53) on a dwelling fire. Five volunteers responded to the scene on Squad 47. The crew was quickly assigned to assist in laddering the building. This was
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