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Prospect Park Fire Co
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WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, February 26, 2015 
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Weekly drill;
Tonight the crew headed back to the 420 & Macdade. The team worked on ladders, roof ops, forcible entry, wall breach, building familiarization and building construction. A good time had by all-! 8STRONG


 
   
   
RIT RUN TO EDDYSTONE FOR WORKING FIRE @ COCO PLANT
Thursday, February 26, 2015 
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RIT run to Eddystone for working fire at Coco plant.
During the late overnight hours, RIT 8 with our Tac & Engine responded to the box and got right to work: 180, saw run, equipment cache, exits marked (chem/lights), ladders staged, teams made etc. the crew monitored conditions inside via tics and also kept a head count. The companies battled a very smokey and stubborn fire before wrestling control and releasing us. Another good safe job by all and yet another fire at the coco plant.


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 
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Great nights training with the boys from Folsom and Milmont.
Our crew covered: Driver training, forcible entry(conventional & through the lock), firefighter removals, wall breaching, roof ops, roof vent( power tools & hand tools), horizontal vent, and tower ops. A fantastic night of training and Brotherhood-!


 
   
   
DOOR CLASSES
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 
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FLAG RAISING x2 ON BLOODY IWO
Monday, February 23, 2015 
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DOOR CLASSES
Saturday, February 21, 2015 
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Forcible entry classes;
The crew has lined up three forcible entry classes in the coming weeks.
Five points FD in Del. (our third trip and first double class. Basic and advanced all in on day) really looking forward to that one-!
Chester PD (third PD SPECIAL class)
Colwyn FD, first time (basic class).
Anyone interested in having us put on one or both of our classes call or text Chief Mike Signora to set it up. 610-888-0055
All donations go to running, supplying and administering the class. Thanks for the support. Certs and Cd of photos provided also


 
   
   
RIT RUN TO DARBY FOR WORKER
Friday, February 20, 2015 
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RIT run to Darby during sub zero overnight:
RIT 8 with Tac & Engine responded and arrived quickly to a worker in Darby overnight. RIT 8 took the road less traveled and came in and got right out front of the building (C/D) deployed quickly, 360, saws run, ladder toss (many), exits marked (green chem/lights), access made, fence cut etc. crews stood by and broke up into teams covering 3 sides of the building and working closely with our fellow RIT brothers from 19-! Crew braved the coldest night in 21 years to snuff out this stubborn blaze safely-! Great work by all units on scene-! Teamwork, shared hardship and brotherhood at its finest-!


 
   
   
TRAINING
   
Friday, February 20, 2015 
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Training training and more training:
The crew has been busy training hard and fighting easy. We have had several special drills during the week and weekend focusing manly on driver/pump training (yes pump training) also so EMS drills and our normal scheduled weekly and Auxiliary drills. Also several members have made a push going to outside fire schools these last few weeks or so.
Been a great start to 2015 so far-!


 
IWO JIMA 70TH
Thursday, February 19, 2015 
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70years ago.
Least we forget.
Battle of Iwo Jima.
Two Station 8 members fought on Iwo:
Tony Maffei
Jack Depew


 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, February 19, 2015 
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Weekly Drill:
Our annual CPR class was conducted with a old friend Stevie G. Instructing, a great time was had by all and great CPR training.


 
   
   
MVA WITH INJURIES
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 
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Our second run of the day came right after going available from a RIT call to Morton. Engine 8 quickly responded to Tasker av. In Norwood for an accident with injuries. The crew set up fire protection, chocked the wheels and stood by with 02-1 for the tow.


 
   
   
RIT RUN TO MORTON FOR JOB
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 
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RIT run to Morton 2/18:
RIT 8 responded to to a working fire in Morton. The team came in and found a plug (only engine on street at that time) but luckily no supply line was needed and the crew deployed and stood by shortly. The small fire was under control quickly and RIT 8 returned.


 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, February 12, 2015 
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Weekly Drill 2/12:
Tonight the crew conducted our annual haz-mat ops class. Our friend Darrell Harris instructed. Our second half will be March 9th.


 
   
   
PPFC PAINT NITE
   
Friday, February 6, 2015 
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The Prospect Park Fire Company will be hosting a Paint Nite fundraiser on Saturday, March 14 starting at 7 p.m. Tickets are $45 per person and you must be at least 16 years old to attend.

This is a BYOB event, guests are welcome to bring their favorite snacks and beverages.

Spaces are limited, order your tickets today. 


 
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, February 5, 2015 
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SCBA & Forcible entry training.


 
   
   
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