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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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. 

   


 

FIRST DUE HOUSE FIRE

Sunday, June 8, 2014   Station 31 along with stations 30, 77 were dispatched for a reported house on fire at 43 Kennedy Dr. in Fairless Hills section of Falls Twp. Police were on scene with a trailer well involved. Chief 31 arrived on location and reported the same. Engine 31 arrived side A and stretched a 2 1/2 attack line to the front door. Engine 30 dropped into Engine 31 and pulled a 1 3/4 backup line. Rescue 31 and Engine 77 arrived and opened up for the engine companies. Fire was knocked within a half hour and companies remained on scene for extensive overhaul. Crews from stations 30, 77, 98, 32 assisted on the fire ground. Engine and Rescue 31 were in service for four hours. 

     



 

ENGINE FIRST ARRIVING IN LOWER MAKEFIELD

Friday, May 23, 2014  Engine 31-2 was dispatched with stations 80/0 for a reported house on fire at 1104 Waterford Rd. in Lower Makefield Twp. Chief 0 arrived on location with heavy fire showing from an attached garage with fire extending into the dwelling. Engine 31-2 arrived first, hand stretched to the hydrant and stretched an 1 3/4 attack line. Ladder 0 had the backup line and tower 80 vented the house. Fire was knocked down within 20 mins with minimal extension into the dwelling. Engine 31-2 was in service for and hour and a half. Photos from Jeff Goldberg.

     
 courtesy Jeff Goldberg

courtesy Jeff Goldberg

courtesy Jeff Goldberg

courtesy Jeff Goldberg



 

EXTRICATION WITH FIRE

Sunday, May 18, 2014   Rescue 31 along with stations 77, 13 and 82 were dispatched for an auto extrication at New falls Rd. and Quincy Dr. Companies arrived on scene with a two vehicle accident, one car in a front yard well involved with everyone out of the vehicle. The second car was about 200 feet away with fire in the engine compartment. All companies assisted with patient care and knocking all fire in both vehicles. Rescue 31 was in service for a half hour. Photo from Levittownnow.com.

   


 

ENGINE RUNS WAREHOUSE FIRE IN FALLS

Tuesday, May 6, 2014   Stations 30 and 98 were dispatched for an AFA at Abington Steel. Chief 30 arrived on scene with smoke showing. With this brought Engines 31-2, 33, Rescue 32 and Ladder 10. Engine 31-2 arrived second and went to the roof to check for extension. With no extension the engine crew assisted interior crews with checking the hopper for any remaining fire. The fire was contained to two hoppers and crews remained on scene for an extended period of time with smoke removal. Engine 31-2 was in service for an hour and a half. 

   


 

LARGE BRUSH FIRE IN FALLS

Monday, April 21, 2014  Stations 30 and 98 were dispatched for a brush fire at the Tyburn Rail Yard off S. Pennsylvania Av. Within seconds Engine 31-2 was dispatched with engine 32 and field 33. Chief 30 had 3 large fires along the tracks. Engine 31-2 arrived and ran a 450' attack line off of Engine 98. The engine crew knocked fire around 10 rail cars. Companies were on scene for more then 2 hours. A total of 12 engines and 4 brush trucks were in service. Engine 31 also assisted on scene.

   


 
 
 

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