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Prospect Park Fire Co
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SCBA DRILL
Friday, October 17, 2014 
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SCBA DRILL.

8STRONG


 
   
   
FRIENDLY MONSTER
Friday, October 17, 2014 
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Friendly Monster (FF McDevitt) at a local school today.
8STRONG


 
   
   
WEEKLY DRILL
Thursday, October 16, 2014 
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Bon fire detail + Engine ops + Saw run/fuel + Critique of 9th ave Job.
Great nights training, a good time had by all. The crew of 17 had the TAC, Engine & Utility out in town. New saws were also placed in service.
8STRONG


 
   
   
BLOCK TOUR FOLLOW UP
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 
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The crew headed out again this afternoon for some follow ups on 9th ave..
Remember to test your detectors monthly, change your batteries twice a year and have at least one on every floor-! The crew handed out some classic black plastic fire helmets for the kids also-!
Good times.


 
   
   
"AFTER THE FIRE BLOCK TOUR"
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 
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After The Fire Block Tour:
Tonight the crew from Prospect & Norwood headed out to the 700blk of 9th ave for our after the fire block tour. The team went door to door checking smoke detectors and batteries, handing out fire prevention literature and talking to residence. The team installed several detectors and replaced several batteries. The crew also replaced batteries in co meters. The crew worked for a little over an hour and a good time was had by all-!

AFTER THE FIRE BLOCK TOUR:
12 years ago the Prospect Park Fire Co. started the program of after a working building fire in our town, we will visit the entire block and go door to door to make sure that all the residents have working smoke detectors and fresh batteries in them. If they do not, we will provide a free smoke detector and install it free of charge. By installing the smoke detector we ensure that it installed and installed properly in the optimum location. Then we train the resident how to test the unit and change the battery. We remind our neighbors to test the detector monthly and change the batteries when you change the clocks for day light savings time. The crews will also hand out Fire Prevention Literature to help ensure our residents are prepared en-case an emergency should happen to them. We also encourage them to attend our annual Fire Prevention Open House in October during Fire Prevention Week. If you or anybody you know that lives in Prospect Park needs a smoke detector please call us at (610)-522-1830


 
   
   
FIRE PREVENTION OPEN HOUSE AT RIDLEY PARK
Saturday, October 11, 2014 
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Today was Ridley Parks annual fire prevention open house. The crew set up fire safety demos and activities inside and outside the station. This day was fire prevention and safety fun for the whole family~!


 
   
   
YAY, FIREMAN!
Friday, October 10, 2014 
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MVA WITH INJURIES
Friday, October 10, 2014 
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This morning companies 2 & 8 were dispatched to the 500 blk of Chester pike in Norwood for an MVA with injuries. The crews from Engine 2 & Engine 8 blocked traffic, and got to work clearing the road way.


 
   
   
A COMMUNITY OF CHANGE
   
Thursday, October 9, 2014 
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FIRE PREVENTION OPEN HOUSE
Thursday, October 9, 2014 
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Tonight was our annual fire prevention open house. The crew set up fire safety demos and activities inside and outside the station. This night was fire prevention and safety fun for the whole family~!


 
   
   
WORKING BUILDING FIRE IN TOWN
Thursday, October 9, 2014 
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Today at 0701 the box was struck for a working fire in town on the 700blk of 9th ave. 08-9A arrived to find a working basement fire and took command. Snozzle 8 arrived quick to take the interior fire attack and make short work it. Ladder 2 had the front of the building also with Rescue 48 supplying the fire grounds. The Engine crews did their jobs, the truck crews did theirs and the fire went as smooth as glass. Crews attacked the fire, searched, laddered, ventilated, checked for extension and worked with the fire marshal. Crews from Tinicum Township (48), Norwood (02), Ridley Park (07), and Holmes (43) were also on scene.

Great job by all and great teamwork.


 
http://www.phillyfirenews.com/2014/10/09/prospect-park-house-fire-video/
   
   
ASSIST THE POLICE
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 
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Crew dispatched to assist the police with a ground ladder to check the well being.


 
RIT RUN TO FOLCROFT FOR WORKING FIRE
Monday, October 6, 2014 
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RIT run to Folcroft for 2 alarm working fire.


 
   
   
SPECIAL DRILL
Sunday, October 5, 2014 
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Today the crew ventured out with the members of 67 & 70 to do acquired structure training. Ventilation, forcible entry, wall breach and ground ladders. Of course the night ended with a back to the basics rough and tough drill. Thank you to all that came out it was agreed to have been one of the best drills yet. Special big giant THANKS to the Brothers from Woodlyn 67~!!!!!!


 
   
   
FIRE PREVENTION DETAIL @ MILMONT
   
Sunday, October 5, 2014 
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Today the crew took TAC8 over to station 49 for their fire prevention open house.


 
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