October 25, 2014

1st Annual Emergency Services Event

Members of Flourtown Fire Company, Oreland Fire Company, Wyndmoor Hose Company, Springfield Ambulance, and the Springfield Township Police participated in the first annual emergency services event.

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FFCO Receives Provident Award for Recruitment and Retention

Flourtown Fire Company was recently recognized for our efforts in the recruitment and retention of new members by the Pennsylvania State Firemen's Association.

FFCO Receives Provident Award for Recruitment and Retention FFCO Receives Provident Award for Recruitment and Retention

Inaugural Emergency Services Event to Replace Open House for Fire Prevention Week

Come on out and learn what our first responders do...

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Fire Safety Poster Contest for Local School Children

Draw Your Escape Plan - Win a Prize!

Fire Safety Poster Contest for Local School Children Fire Safety Poster Contest for Local School Children

Swift Water Rescue Training

Flourtown Fire Company firefighters honed their swift water resuce skills during a training exercise.

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Flourtown Fire’s First 6-Months of 2014 Video

2014 has had it's share of excitement!

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Flourtown Firefighter Receive Firefighter Level I Certification

Flourtown Fire Company member completes 166-hours of training, and receive their State Certification as a Firefighter Level I.

Flourtown Firefighter Receive Firefighter Level I Certification Flourtown Firefighter Receive Firefighter Level I Certification

Flourtown Firefighters Receive Firefighter Level I Certification

Flourtown Fire Company members complete 166-hours of training, and receive their State Certification as a Firefighter Level I.

Flourtown Firefighters Receive Firefighter Level I Certification Flourtown Firefighters Receive Firefighter Level I Certification

Stenton and Evergreen Two Car Collision

Roadside construction complicates rescue.

Stenton and Evergreen Two Car Collision Stenton and Evergreen Two Car Collision

Vehicle Rescue Training Takes Place at Flourtown Fire Company

Successful Training = Successful Rescues

Vehicle Rescue Training Takes Place at Flourtown Fire Company Vehicle Rescue Training Takes Place at Flourtown Fire Company

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1st Annual Emergency Services Event

On Saturday, October 11th, Flourtown Fire Company organized the first Annual Springfield Township Emergency Services Event.  The event was scheduled to promote fire safety week and fire prevention month, which annually is in October. Members of Flourtown Fire Company, Oreland Fire Company, Wyndmoor Hose Company, Springfield Ambulance, and the Springfield Township Police participated in the […]

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FFCO Receives Provident Award for Recruitment and Retention

Flourtown Fire Company was recently recognized for our efforts in the recruitment and retention of new members by the Pennsylvania State Firemen’s Association.  The mentoring program was formally adopted by the fire company in 2008, as a result of the efforts of Captain Chris Manning, who has spent countless hours developing, refining, and leading the program […]

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Inaugural Emergency Services Event to Replace Open House for Fire Prevention Week

This year all the Emergency Services in Springfield Township are coming together to host a combined event to celebrate Fire Prevention Week. Saturday, October 11, 2014 11 AM – 2 PM Flourtown Shopping Center 1842 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031 MORE INFORMATION Come out in support of Fire Prevention Week to the Flourtown Shopping Center! […]

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Fire Safety Poster Contest for Local School Children

As part of the 2014 Emergency Service Event (see Event post for more information) which will be replacing all the Open House events each fire company in Springfield Township conducted individually, we are asking future firefighters to draw up their best fire escape plans for their homes. Get the family involved and make sure you practice […]

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Swift Water Rescue Training

The frequency of water related rescues and flash flooding has been steadily increasing over the past several years. Flourtown Fire Company firefighters honed their swift water resuce skills during a training exercise on the evening of Monday, August 4th that simulated the swift-water rescue of two victims who were overcome by such flooding. As a […]

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