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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
 
 
Upcoming Events with Santa
Saturday, December 17, 2016 
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On December 10th Prospect Park Borough will be hosting Lunch with Santa at the Fire House from 11-1. Santa will go around town before to announce his arrival at 11.

On December 17th Santa will come around Prospect Park giving out candy canes to the residents. This will begin around 11 am so listen for the sirens.


 
   
   
DOOR CLASS FOR MORTON FD & PD
Monday, December 5, 2016 
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Basic Forcible Entry Class tonight for the Brothers from company 13 and the Morton PD~!


 
   
   
Training, Training, Training
Sunday, December 4, 2016 
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This past Thursday crews went over the use of our new electric PPV fans. These fans can be used both inside and outside the building and ran off of the truck generator or the buildings power. The new fans are lighter and easier to set up and also will not produce CO that could get pushed back into buildings when trying to ventilate.

On Sunday a crew went out and worked on various fire ground skills, from engine company operations to truck company operations, as well as some RIT skills. A good time was had by all.


 
   
   
Hazmat in the Hollow
Sunday, December 4, 2016 
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Today the company was dispatched to the hollow in the area of the creek for what appeared to be fuel or oil in the creek. Crews found a sheen in a few spots and placed some booms across the creek in two spots to help contain the spill from going further downstream. County officials were contacted to conduct a clean up.


 
   
   
WIRES/BRUSH FIRE
Friday, December 2, 2016 
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Wires call with brush fire. PECO secured the power and the crew pulled a handline to complete extinguishment.


 
   
   
Door class with Glenolden
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 
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Tonight Glenolden came back to complete our forcible entry program completing the Advanced portion tonight.


 
   
   
Holiday Bazaar
   
Saturday, November 26, 2016 
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Interesting MVA Thanksgiving Morning
Thursday, November 24, 2016 
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Early this morning Company 8 was dispatched for a clean up after the accident. Upon arrival they found an SUV up on the barrier of the Amosland Bridge. Crews secured the vehicle and stabilized until the tow arrived.


 
   
   
Busy Day
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 
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Today the company was busier than normal handling a total of 3 calls as well as conducting forcible entry training with company 5. The first call was a brush fire in town. It was handled with a can and a hook. The other two calls were Cardiac Arrest calls in town..


 
Door Class with Company 5
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 
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Tonight Company 5 came for the first of two nights of forcible entry training. The training focused on basic forcible entry with the irons using our multiforce door prop.They will be back next week for the Advanced Class.


 
   
   
After the Fire Block Tour
   
Saturday, November 19, 2016 
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Today a crew met up with Morton to conduct an after the fire bock tour. Crews checked for smoke detectors and educated the community on fire safety.


 
Weekly Drill
Thursday, November 17, 2016 
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This week for our weekly drill the crew focused on ladder work. We covered raising, lowering, carrying as well as climbing and working off a ladder.


 
   
   
Rit run to Morton
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 
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Tonight company 8 was dispatched as the RIT for a building fire in Morton. RIT 8 conducted RIT duties on the fire ground by tossing a ladder, marking exits with chem lights, Staging our RIT equipment and doing several 360s of the building to watch conditions.


 
   
   
RIT run to Colwyn
Saturday, November 12, 2016 
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Tonight Company 8 was dispatched to 2nd street in Colwyn for the building fire. RIT 8 responded and conducted RIT duties on scene. First in crews made a quick knock of the fire on the second floor and removed one victim from the second floor.


 
   
   
Weekly Drill
Thursday, November 10, 2016 
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This week for drill the crew focused on forcible entry with our crush door prop as well as lock breaking skills with our forcible entry prop. A good time was had by all in attendance.


 
   
   
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