Fairless Hills Fire Dept.
 

The Fairless Hills Fire Department is located in Bucks County, PA just north of Philadelphia and West of Trenton, NJ. The company is all volunteer who help protect Fairless Hills and the surrounding communities. Our apparatus consists of two Engines, one 105’ Ladder, one Fire-Rescue, one Utility, and two Chiefs Vehicles. The Fairless Hills Fire Dept. answers approximately 700 calls annually that range from Fire Alarms Systems, Structure Fires, Rapid Intervention Team Assignments, Auto and Industrial Accidents as well as providing Mutual Aid for surrounding Fire Companies .

Fairless Hills Fire Dept.
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CAR FIRE IN THE FIRST DUE

Sunday, September 7, 2014   Station 31 was alerted in the early morning hours for a reported car fire at the Pep Boys on Lincoln Hwy. and N. Oxford Valley Rd. Engine 31 arrived on scene with a car well involved in the parking lot in between Pep Boys and Burger king. The engine crew led of with the front bumper line and extinguished the fire in 5 min's. Engine 31-2 assisted. Fire marshals office is investigating. 

   


 

RIT ON FORD RD.

Saturday, August 23, 2014   Rescue 31 was dispatched with stations 12, 82, 10, 13, 14, 11 for a reported building fire at 3321 Ford Rd. in Bristol Twp. Reports of the roof well involved. Chief 12 arrived on location with a one story shop, heavy fire through the roof. Engine 14 reverse layed from engine 12 to the hydrant, led off with an 1 3/4 attack line. Rescue 10 and engine 13 crews assisted on the interior. Companies were evacuated due to fire load in the attic, went back in and knocked all remaining fire. A total of three attack lines and blitz gun were in service. Rescue 31 handled the RIT duties, did 360 and made sure interior crews had egress. Crew were in service for an hour. Photos from station 12/82.

     



 

HEAVY ENTRAPMENT ON RT. 1 SUPER

Monday, August 11, 2014   Engine 31 was dispatched with stations 21, 22, 30, 9 for a reported accident with entrapment on SB. route 1 north of the I95 overpass. Companies arrived on scene with a four vehicle accident with a dump truck on its side along the center median, driver heavily entrapt. Engine 31 arrived on scene with rescue 30, crews worked together for about 25 mins to free the driver. Engine 31's crew used cutters/spreaders to cut the A posts and to remove the driver side door, also used a ram to push the dash. Companies remained on scene for an extended period of time. Engine 21 had fire suppression. 

     



 

BUILDING FIRE IN FALLS TWP.

Friday, August 8, 2014   Ladder 31 was dispatched with stations 30, 32, 33, 98, 10, 13 and 9 for a reported building fire at the Fairless 500 Saloon on Tyburn Rd. in Falls Twp. Crews arrived on scene with smoke showing, Engine 30 went in service with an 1 3/4 attack line. Ladder 31 arrived and went to the roof. Fire was contained quick and the Ladder crew assisted with ventilation. Crews were in service for a half hour. Photo from Tullytown fire company. 

   


 

BASEMENT JOB IN THE 98 LOCAL

Sunday, July 27, 2014   Station 98 was originally dispatched for wires down at 248 Glenside Av. in Morrisville Boro. Chief 98 arrived and confirmed wires down but noticed smoke coming from the basement  of the neighbors house at 228 Glenside Av. Chief 98 had a working basement fire. Stations 30, 31, 32 were added. Engine 31-2 arrived and took a line into the basement to assist Rescue 98 crew with extinguishing the fire. The engine crew hit some hot spots and finished overhaul of the basement, no extension was found on the first floor. Companies were on scene for an hour. Photo from station 98.

   


 

SMALL BUILDING FIRE FOR THE LADDER

Wednesday, July 9, 2014   Stations 30, 31, 32, 33, 98, 10, 13 were dispatched for a reported building fire at 20 S. Steel Rd. in Falls Twp. Chief 30 arrived on location with smoke showing. Engine 98 and 30 arrived and stretched a line through side A. Companies found a few machines in the building on fire, fire was knocked down within 20 min's. Ladder 31 was told to assist with ventilation on side C. Companies remained on scene for an hour and a half. The Ladder was in service for 45 min's. 

   


 

EXTRICATION IN THE STORM

Tuesday, July 8, 2014   Chief 31 was coming to the station when he came upon an accident with injuries. He notified county he had a two vehicle accident with numerous patients with one driver trapped. Rescue and engine 31 arrived, stabilized both vehicles and went in service with a door pop. Crews completed the extrication and assisted with patient care. Rescue and engine were in service for an hour. 

   


 

ORANGEWOOD APARTMENT FIRE

Wednesday, July 2, 2014   Stations 13, 10, 31, 14, 77, 32 were dispatched for a working apartment fire at the Orangewood Apts. in Bristol Twp. Communications were giving reports of fire through the roof of 44 Michael Place. Chief 13 arrived on scene and reported a two story apartment 100x75 with fire through the roof with entrapment. Sqt-13 arrived on scene, dropped in and went in service with an attack line on the second floor. Engine 10 assisted with another line inside. Ladder 10 and 14 laddered the building and assisted residents from the building. Rescue 31 arrived and set up for RIT. The crew did a 360 of the fire building,  assisted in opening up and throwing ladders for egress. Fire was knocked down quick and companies remained on scene for an extensive overhaul. Rescue 31 was in service for an hour. 

   


 

SMALL FIRE FOR THE RESCUE

Tuesday, July 1, 2014   Stations 30, 31, 32, 33, 98 were dispatched for a reported house on fire at 5021 Garner Dr. in Falls Twp. Fm 234 arrived on scene with a grease fire, which appeared to be out and was checking for extension. Engine 30 arrived on scene and knocked any remaining fire and checked for extension with the TIC. Rescue 31 arrived and had fire showing through the roof on side D of the dwelling. The rescue crew went interior and opened the ceilings and extinguished the fire in the attic. The fire was knocked down within 5 min's and crews became available. 

   


 

LADDER ADDED TO HOUSE FIRE

Saturday, June 21, 2014   Stations 8, 77, 7 were dispatched for a reported garage on fire at 151 Heartwood Rd. in the Highland Park section of Middletown Twp. Deputy 77 arrived on scene with heavy smoke showing from a 2 story single family dwelling. Engine 77 arrived on scene, dropped in and went in service with an 1 3/4 attack line. Ladder 8 opened the roof and engine 7 had the backup line. Ladder 31 was added with engine 21, crews assisted on scene for an hour. Companies on scene, 8, 77, 7, 31, 21, 9. Photo from Station 7/77. 

   


 
 
 

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