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2016
403 calls- 72 drills
 
2015
403 calls- 83 drills
 
2014
390 calls- 76 drills
 
2013
410 calls- 94 drills
 
2012
498 calls- 90 drills
 
2011
563 calls- 98 drills
 
2010
518 calls- 84 drills
 
 
Fire Works in Prospect Park
   
Saturday, June 10, 2017 
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To cap off a busy day the crew did a standby at the borough fireworks tonight.


 
RIT run to Darby for a 3-alarm Fire
Saturday, June 10, 2017 
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On Saturday afternoon RIT 8 and RIT 19 were added to a Building Fire response in Darby Borough shortly after dispatch with reports of fire through the roof. Soon after arrival of a Second Alarm was added as crews face a fire in both sides of a a 2.5 story twin on Main Street. RIT 8 conducted our normal RIT duties, forced a few doors, removed security bars from windows to help soften the building. Staged our Equipment and did multiple 360's to keep track of conditions.

Photos from our members as well as Darby's Facebook Page.


 
   
   
Fire Prevention Trailer x2!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 
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Station 8 had a jammed packed day today, starting with 2 different events that we took the 12th district fire prevention trailer too. The first was Senator Tom McGarrigle's Kids Expo at Interboro High School. After that the crew packed up the trailer and took it over to Witmer field for Prospect Park Community day. While at community day the crew also responded to a RIT run to Ridley township, and then later another RIT run to Darby Borough for a 3 alarm fire.


 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, June 8, 2017 
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Weekly drill tonight. Engine company ops, driver operator training. Tac 8 & Engine 8 headed out and put in 2 1/2 hours of solid intense training. A good time was had by all-!


 
   
   
Accident on I-95.
Monday, June 5, 2017 
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Last night around 9:45 PM Company 8 was dispatched for manpower to assist Company 48 (Tinicum Township) with an accident on I-95 with a roll over and multiple ejectons. Company 8 assisted with fluid control, fire protection and lighting. Crews were on scene for over 4 hours. I-95 northbound was completely shut down for a good portion of that time for the investigation.


 
   
   
Auxillary Drill
Sunday, June 4, 2017 
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Auxiliary drill today: 7 members headed out on the Engine & Tac to conduct some engine company operations training. Crews worked on driver operator skills and moving water-! Boom.


 
   
   
Memorial Day
Monday, May 29, 2017 
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On Sunday a crew from Station 8 participated in Eddystone's annual Memorial Day parade, and then later that evening provided fire protection at the launch site of Eddystone's fireworks. On Monday the company participated in the joint Prospect Park/Norwood Memorial Day parade along with Norwood Fire Company, Interboro High School Marching Band and other community groups.


 
   
   
Building Fire at IHS
   
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 
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Yesterday the company was dispatched to a building fire at Interboro High School. There was a smoke condition in one of the classrooms on the second floor. The building was evacuated and it was found to be a burnt out HVAC motor that caused the smoke condition inside.


 
Auxillary Drill
Sunday, May 21, 2017 
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Today Crews conducted driver/engine co. ops drill. Crews touched on master stream and handling usage. Also, broke in some of the new 5inch supply line! After drill the crew tested out some Chemical Guys soap with great results!


 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, May 18, 2017 
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Tonight crew put the remaining new hose in service on Snozzle 8. The crew then worked on Engine Company Operations.


 
   
   
Fire Prevention for LIttle Bucs
Thursday, May 11, 2017 
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Today three of our members performed a fire prevention talk with the Young Bucs Pre-K class at Interboro High School. Students got to see a firefighter put on his gear, check out the fire truck and see the hose.


 
   
   
RIT Run to Colwyn
   
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 
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Tonight RIT 8 was dispatched to Colwyn for the working fire. RIT 8 teamed up with RIT 19 and performed RIT duties on the fire ground.


 
Auxillary Drill
Sunday, May 7, 2017 
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Today for Auxiliary drill the team headed out for some engine company operations training. The crew of 10 members in the TAC, Snozzle & Utility 8 hit the engine work hard and worked on Driver operator skills, supply lines/lays, hand lines, master streams and the snozzle boom. The crew also loaded 500 feet of new supply line on the snozzle and 1 cheater section. A hard mornings work but very rewarding and a good time had by all-!
*also one fire hat given out to a young fan-


 
   
   
Annual Hose testing
Friday, May 5, 2017 
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Annual Hose and Ladder testing done yesterday by Fail Safe of NJ. Everything passed


 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, May 4, 2017 
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This week for drill we worked on Engine Company Operations as well as getting some of our many drivers going through the process of getting qualified some pump time.


 
   
   
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