On October 13, 2012, a report of smoke was made in the area of the Fairlane Grill, 617 Bethlehem Pike. Responding units from Flourtown Fire Company, reported heavy smoke coming from the rear of the building and the incident was escalated. Wyndmoor, Oreland and Wissahickon Fire Companies responded and crews tracked a small fire coming from the kitchen had extended in the rear wall of the restaurant to apartment above. Flourtown made access to the roof and removed some of the roof to extinguish the fire. The Fairlane Grill was closed for repairs and re-opened on November 5.
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Recently, Wyndmoor Hose Company #1 and Flourtown Fire Company responded to an overturned vehicle on the on-ramp to Route 309 just off Paper Mill Road. The vehicle posed a special challenge to rescuers as it featured a high-strength steel roll-cage frame. The rescue was completed after removing a portion of the vehicles roof.
In October, Flourtown Fire Company accepted a generous donation from Wells Fargo for its Community Partners program. Chief George Wilmot III accepts the donation from Elizabeth Stubbs of the Flourtown Branch above.