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Station 27

2 N. Main Street | PO Box 315
Sellersville, Bucks County, PA 18960

Business: 215.257.4028 | Emergencies: 911

Tuesday
Nov012016

Fire Prevention Month

October was a busy yet fun month for the Sellersville Fire Department and the Fire Prevention Committee.  Fire Prevention week was held on the week of October 9th through 15th.  SFD firefighters visited 8 different schools and daycare facilities which included; Kids Are First, Sellersville Elementary, Upper Bucks Christian Academy, Faith Christian Academy’s Liberty Campus, Grandview Daycare, Faith Christian Academy, Schoolhouse Learning, and West Rockhill Elementary.  Firefighters from SFD had the privilege and honor to speak to over 100 teachers and 1,445 students at the aforementioned schools.

Topics that were taught to the students and teachers ranged from; Fire Safety tips, Stop Drop and Roll, Dressed up in our turnout gear, and talked to the 4th and 5th graders about peer pressures and different life situations they may encounter as they get older.  We also discussed in great length about the NFPA’s fire prevention message which was “Don’t Wait Check the Date.”  This message means and suggests you to replace smoke alarms (detectors) every 10 years. 

SFD’s annual Open House was held on Saturday October 22nd which ends our busy yet exciting month.  Even though Mother Nature was not on our side this year, we were still able to host our party and managed a crowd of over 500 people. This year guests included were, Grandview Medic 151, Perkasie Police, Pennridge Regional Police, Bucks County Fire Marshal’s Office, EDS, ServPro, Moyer’s, Pennridge FISH, and the Biker’s Against Child Abuse.

This year SFD and Moyer’s service put together a canned good raffle to benefit the Pennridge FISH organization.  We are proud to say that we donated over 500 pounds of food collected at the Open House to help assist Pennridge FISH!

We would like to thank our Fire Prevention Committee for their hard work in planning, organizing, and running the different fire prevention events this year.  We also would like to thank our supporters, that’s YOU our residents.  We look forward to Fire Prevention in October of 2017.

 

 

Tuesday
Oct252016

BETHLEHEM PIKE ACCIDENT

At 2115 hours, Station 27 was dispatched with Medic 151 for this accident on Bethlehem Pike in the area of Weikel Road in West Rockhill Township. While responding, BCR reported to Deputy 27 of possible entrapment in the 1 vehicle accident. Negative entrapment was found and the Department was available a short time later.

 

Sunday
Oct232016

CENTRAL BUCKS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AWARD DINNER

Congratulations to Michael Tomkinson, the SFD recipient of the 2016 Central Bucks Chamber of Commerce Emergency Service Award. “Bull”, as he is known by most of us, was our 2015 Firefighter of the Year.

 

Sunday
Oct232016

Painting on Canvas

On October 23rd from 3-5, the SFD Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting a Painting on Canvas fundraiser at the Fire House.

The cost is $35 per person, per 11 x 14 canvas that is provided. The number of seats is limited to 80 people, so be sure to pre-register with Startdust Ceramics at (215) 257-2632 to reserve your spot.

 

Saturday
Oct222016

Open House

We apologize that we have been a little slow on advertising our annual Open House this year, but fear not, we are still having it! Our open house will be Saturday October 22nd from 12-3. As always there will be plenty of fire trucks to check out, a smoke house, moon bounce, car fire demonstrations, vehicle rescue, and much more.

Also this year, Moyer’s Services Group Inc has donated a TV for us to raffle off. The open house committee have decided to get tickets, we ask that you please bring a canned good(s) to be donated to the Pennridge FISH.

For more information, please check the flyer below. And don’t forget to follow our fire prevention page! Sellersville Fire Department - Fire & Safety Education

 

Wednesday
Sep212016

TANKER FILL SITE

Early this morning, Montgomery County units were dispatched for a large mulch fire at the 100 block of Cressman Road in Salford Township. Being a non-hydranted area, Tankers were used to bring water to the scene to extinguish the fire. Engine 27-1 was dispatched to Montgomery Station 72 of Tylersport to refill the Tankers. The Engine was at Tylersport’s Fire House for 3 hours filling 9 Tankers that came to be about 25,000 gallons.

 

Friday
Sep162016

2ND ALARM HILLTOWN HOUSE FIRE

At 2222 hours, the Hilltown Fire Company, Stations 60 and 61, were dispatched to the 1000 block of Azlen Lane in Hilltown Township for a reported house fire. Multiple callers were reporting a fully involved house with possible explosions from inside the house. Units arrived to confirm heavy fire and began going in service with their largest handlines and master streams. Engine 27-1 was added above the 2nd alarm at 2255 hours and when they arrived on scene reported to man power and were immediately put to work. Units were on scene for extended period of time, and Engine 27-1 went available for service at 0057 hours.

 

 

 

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Sunday
Aug142016

Engine Assists Telford

At 0024 hours, The Telford Fire Company was dispatched to the 4000 block of Bethlehem Pike in Hilltown Township for a report of a large mulch fire. Due to the size of the pile, Engine 27 and Engine 59 were dispatched at 0044 to assist with manpower. Crews worked to apply copious amounts of water, while a loader pulled apart the pile.