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Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company

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New Tanker Arrives

Member Andrew Nock, April 01

The Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company proudly announces the arrival of our new Tanker.

While reviewing the fire protection needs of the community, we established that more than one-third of our emergency calls were on the interstate or west of the interstate 79/279 corridor. Neither the interstate or the vast majority of the roughly 5 square miles of Franklin Park Borough west of the interstate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dodgeball!

Member Andrew Nock, February 28

Tonight the firefighters participated in games of Dodgeball in full turnout gear and Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). The turnout gear consists of about 50 lbs of the SCBA, helmet, hood, pants, coat, gloves, and boots.

Not every training session needs to be about fighting fire. Drills like these help build teamwork skills and remind you how important is is to stay fit. You really get ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dietrich family presents a Fire Insurance Marker Plaque

Member Andrew Nock, February 24

David and Mary Jo Dietrich, along with their daughter Brook, presented our Fire Company President Bob Jarvis with a Fire Insurance Marker Plaque in honor of Brooks Great Grandfather.

Brook told the firefighters about her Great Grandfather's proud history of being a Volunteer Firefighter, and how he was instrumental in starting a fire company in his home town.

Thank you to the Dietrich family. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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January Fire Safety -- Carbon Monoxide

Member Andrew Nock, January 08

The following is a summarized excerpt from the Pennsylvania Office of the State Fire Commissioners website on Carbon Monoxide. A link to the full article is provided below.

Carbon Monoxide is a byproduct of combustion from any fuel fired appliance, it is a colorless, odorless and tasteless gas that can harm or kill before you are aware of its presence. Low level exposures are harmful, high levels ... (Full Story)


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Welcome to our newest member Louis Urso

Member Andrew Nock, November 15

At tonight's Business Meeting, our newest Member Louis Urso received the Oath Of Membership from President Jarvis.

Lou will be serving as a member of the Fire Police. Fire Police are called out as needed the same as volunteer firefighters, and they usually assist Firefighters and other First Responders with Traffic Control.

Did you know the volunteer Fire Police have the same traffic control ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Incidents 2018 - - 2019
Jan 14 20
Feb 23 38
Mar 14 29
Apr 17 18
May 19 36
Jun 14
Jul 19
Aug 24
Sep 26
Oct 18
Nov 42
Dec 14
Total 244 141

Incidents History
Year Calls
2008 246
2009 210
2010 259
2011 214
2012 208
2013 248
2014 259
2015 247
2016 244
2017 238
2018 259
Total 2632

Five Year Average Incidents
Years Average Calls
1970-1974 30
1975-1979 36
1980-1984 51
1985-1989 68
1990-1994 108
1995-1999 150
2000-2004 179
2005-2009 222
2010-2014 238
2015-2018 243
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Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company #1, Station 158
2360 Rochester Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 412-364-5670
Station Fax: 412-364-1460
E-mail: info@franklinparkvfc158.org
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