April, 14 2015
While Crews were conducting their weekly Tuesday training session, the department was dispatched to box 29-48 for an apartment fire. Police arrived on scene with smoke showing from a second floor apartment. Shortly after BC-78 (Campbell) arrived on scene with a two story middle of the row apartment with smoke showing. Engine 29 (FF Delvecchio) and Rescue 29 (FF Morrow) responded shortly after dispatch. Engine 29 arrived on scene and went in service with a hand line to the interior. Rescue 29 arrived and assisted the engine company inside the apartment. Ladder 79 arrived on location and assisted with ventilation. The fire was quickly knocked. Crews remained on scene for a couple hours with overhaul, and to assist the fire marshal’s office. All units cleared the scene around 10 PM. (Photo credit Larry Browne)
Please help us show our support to Paige LaRosa as she battles Ovarian cancer. Paige's Mom, Julie is a ten year member of our Ladies Auxiliary, and her Dad, Shane, is a Sergeant with Abington Police and a former firefighter with Warrington. Paige has recieved one of four chemotherapy treatments and has shown tremendous amount of courage in this battle. Just last week when Paige's hair began to thin out from the chemo.; Paige took the bull by the horns, and asked her Dad to shave her head. Her strength and resiliency are an inspiration to us all. We are hosting a Shave-a-thon to support Paige. The Shave-a-thon will be hosted Tuesday, March 31 at 6:30pm at the Warrington Fire House on Freedoms Way. Participants are asked to help us raise funds through the help of sponsors and/or individual donations. All proceeds will be given directly to the LaRosa Family. Spread the word and invite others to participate!
Gone To Soon
The members of the Warrington Township Fire Company paid their final respects to auxiliary member, Theresa Fox, tonight. Theresa will be sorely missed. Theresa, Paul, Kellie, and Leah will always be a part of our family. Rest In Peace Theresa.
March 21, 2015
The officers and members of the Warrington Township Fire Company regret to annunce the sudden passing of Theresa Fox. Theresa was an eight year member of the department, serving as the ladies auxiliary secretary for the last four years. She assisted with many of the departments yearly activities over her years as a member. Theresa is survived by her husband, Paul, and by her daughters, Leah and Kellie. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this very difficult time. We will miss Theresa's fun and loving spirit and we thank her for her years of service. May you rest in peace, Theresa.
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Rescue and Chief 29 Assist on 5 Alarm Fire
March 02, 2015
In the evening hours of March 2nd crews from station 29 were dispatched on the second alarm to assist Montgomey County Station 10 (Willow Grove) on a building fire. Chief (Bean) and Recue 29 (Capt. Woodring) responded. Chief 29 assisted in staging while crews from the rescue assisted with manpower on the fireground. The fire eventually went to five alarms before being placed under control. Rescue and Chief 29 operated on scene for about 4 hourse before reuturning.
Tactical Box 29-17
February 19, 2015
Late Thursday evening, Tactical Box 29-17 was struck for the house fire. Chief 29 (Bean) arrived with a working fire. Engine 29 (DC-Fuchs) laid in and went in service with a 2 inch hand line to the interior. DC-29 (Fuchs) reported a fire in the rear with extension into the attic. Ladder 29 (Capt Woodring) went to work with ground ladders and ventilation. Engine 78 (Capt Hedricks) and Engine 92 arrived pulled a second hand line to supplemented first arriving crews. Crews had heavy fire throughout the attic. Montco Station 18 provided the RIT. FMs on location for the investigation. Ladder 79 Montco, Engine 15-1, Montco Ladder 15, and Special Service 93 asiisted with manpower. We liked to extend our thanks to all of the mutual aid who came out and bared the extreme cold temperatures to fight this blaze. Also, a sincere thank you to the management and staff at the Warrington Wawa at 611 and Maple Ave for providing several gallons of warm coffee for the first responders on scene it was much appreciated.
Crews Assist Medic 129
February 17, 2015
After the snow had stopped in the Warrington area crews from station 29 and 78 were dispatched to the Bradford Dam site to assist medic 129. Crews established a landing zone for a medical helicopter to land and assisted medic 129 with patient transport to the helicopter.
Rescue Box 66-08
February 15, 2015
Crews from station 29 were dispatched to assist station 66 with an auto ectrixcation on York rd in front of the Giant. Crews arrived on scene with one patient entraped. Crews from both rescue 29 and 66 went in service with removal of both the driver and rear door. Patient was extricated in 9 minutes and handed over to ems for care.
Help Us Help You!
January 25, 2015
After any significant snow fall, please help us help you by clearing out the snow from around any hydrants near your home or business. The time saved by not having emergency crews clear the snow first will be crucial in the event of an emergency. Thank you for your help.
Welcome Home Captain 29
January 13, 2015
We are very happy to have Capt 29 and Baltimore Police Officer Andrew Groman back with us. Last month, Officer Groman was shot in the line of duty and spent intensive amount of time in the hospital. He is currently back home and starting physical therapy. Welcome Home Capt!
Squad 78 Assist Station 34
Januar 6, 2015
After members from station 29 and 78 finished their weekly drill, Squad 78(Lt. Hughes) and Battalion 78 (Tim Campbell) were dispatched to cover station 34, while they operated on box 34-02. Battalion 78 and Squad 78 were later called in to the scene to assist. Crews went in service on side C with roof operations and extensive overhaul. Crews returned and were back in service at 02:30