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2017 Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
Jan 97 134 10
Feb 120 144 0
Mar 126 133 10
Apr 101 126 0
May 95 158 13
Jun 68 153 0
Jul 98 119 0
Aug 96 79 8
Sep 113 110 0
Oct 84 89 0
Nov 70 87 0
Dec
Total 1068 1332 41

Past Call Stats
ENG AMB MEDIC
2017 0 0 0
2016 1436 1823 172
2015 1602 1836 387
2014 1421 1512 340
2013 1584 2036
2012 2122 2547
2011 1925 2081
2010 2017 2209
2009 1994 2211
2008 1947 1945
2007 2340 1958
2006 2039 2050
2005 2058 1653


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PGFD General Orders

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Division 2
Apparatus and Equipment


Division 3
Communication and IT


Division 4
Education and Training


Division 5
Emergency Medical


Division 6
Fire and Rescue Operations


Division 7
Fiscal Affairs


Division 8
Health and Safety


Division 9
Special Operations


Division 10
Logistics and Supply


Division 11
Personnel Management


Division 12
Inspections and Invest.


Division 13
Public Affairs



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Natural Gas leak

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, December 10

At 12:46, Engine 113(811B) was dispatched to the 4500 blk of Kiernan RD for the house natural gas leak. E113 & T812 arrived to investigate the odor of natural gas. Crews found nothing and were placed in service by command.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Balthazar Velez, December 09

Despite the weather, the Kids Bingo is still on for today!!!

Kids Bingo will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017!

Doors open at 11:45am.
Bingo starts at 1:00pm.
Ages 5 - 12

$5 - Three Cards
$10 - Six Cards

FREE Hotdogs, Ice Cream & Drinks!!!
Admission prizes for every child!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Small Fire brings crews

Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, December 04

At 16:39, Engine 811B was dispatched for the house fire. Upon arrival E848 discovered smoke in a division 2 bedroom. E811B stood by as rapid intervention until placed in service by command.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, November 30

Branchville E811B responded to an accident with injuries on Powder Mill Rd & Cherry Mill Dr. The accident involved vehicles that were struck from behind. E811B arrived to find a two-vehicle rear-end collision with one minor injury. A841 transported the patient to a local hospital. The Engine positioned on the roadway to provide barrier protection for Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement Officials.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Alarm at Camden Building

Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, November 30

At approximately 14:56 hours, Engine 811 was dispatched to investigate an automatic fire alarm at the Camden College Park Building. Upon arrival with Truck 831 and Ambulance 831, crews located the center of alarm which turned out to be a false alarm. Regardless, we never know and always treat all alarms as if they are a true emergency. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Balthazar Velez, November 30

Kids Bingo will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017!

Doors open at 11:45am.
Bingo starts at 1:00pm.
Ages 5 - 12

$5 - Three Cards
$10 - Six Cards

FREE Hotdogs, Ice Cream & Drinks!!!
Admission prizes for every child!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fallen Hero (11/30/1959)

Board of Trustees Jeramie Jordan, November 30

May the distance of time in no way diminish our resolve to ensure that our Fallen Heroes are never forgotten. No matter how many years pass, it remains our solemn duty to make certain that their flame, that sacred flame of service and sacrifice, continues to burn bright for all eternity.

Let us pause to remember our Fallen Hero Lieutenant James Melton, lost this day in 1959 while battling a house ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, November 29

At approximately 00:30, Squad 814 was dispatched to investigate an Automatic Fire Alarm. Squad 814's crew entered the building and found smoke showing from the Delta side where a golf cart was discovered fully involved. Squad 814 requested the assignment which included Engine 811B and Chief 811A. Upon arrival, E811B dropped a supply and attended to the bravo side of the building. Chief 811A went on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations to our 2018 elected officers!

Captain Balthazar Velez, November 29

- Executive -
President – Jeramie Jordan
Secretary – Spiro Dimakas
Treasurer – Frank Underwood
Board of Trustee – Thomas Tanner
Board of Trustee – Matt Barnett

- Operational -
Chief – Eric Gove
Deputy Chief – Jeffrey Dickey
Assistant Chief – Balthazar J. Velez
Captain – Thomas Parks
Lieutenant – Orville Saunders

... (Full Story & Photos)

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Candidate - Fire & EMS Neal Matthews, November 28

Engine 811B was called at 23:21 for the fuel spill at southbound capital beltway on the ramp by northbound interstate 95. Within few minutes the call was upgraded to an accident. Ambulance 811B and Chief 811A were added to the call. Chief 811A arrived to find 2 vehicles on left side shoulder on-ramp. Upon investigating the scene it was determined there were no injuries, Engine 811B provided protection ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Back to Back House Fires

Firefighter/EMT William Donohue, November 20

On the night of November 20th E811B ran two working house fires. E811B was alerted to respond to a report of an abandoned house on fire in Box 1-01 at the intersection of Ogelthorpe and 41st Avenue at 3:57pm. E811B was assigned the 4th due engine and was tasked with completing a supply line from the hydrant on 41st Avenue and RIT upon its arrival. The fire was quickly knocked down and the engine returned ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Secretary D. Scott "Rusty" Staub, November 06

See accompanying article... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Branchville Volunteer Fire Company & Rescue Squad Inc., is a non-profit corporation dedicated to the provision of quality Fire and EMS service to our response area and beyond. The corporation is governed by a dual system. The administrative functions are handled by the Board of Directors which includes the financial and political aspects of the company. The operational functions are handled by the Chief with the help of the Chief Officers and the Line Officers.

 


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