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Station 27

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

Business: 215.257.4028 | Emergencies: 911

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Wednesday
Jul052017

Outbuilding Fire

SFD Volunteers and mutual aid were dispatched to the 1200 block of Lawn Avenue in West Rockhill Township for a reported outbuilding fire with the caller reporting visible flames. Chief 27 (Wagner) and Assistant 27 (Conicelli) arrived and had an abandoned structure in the rear of the property still burning. Engine 27-1 (LT Gray) arrived to make quick work of what was left of the building while the Wagon assisted the with pulling the remaining remnants apart.

 

 

Tuesday
Jun202017

TRAIN DERAILMENT

At 1438 hours, tactical box 27-14 was dispatched for a reported train derailment in Sellersville Borough. Shortly after Deputy 26 (Boshell) went responding, BCR advised the best access to the train was going to be from Jessica Lane off of Ninth Street.

Deputy 26, Deputy 59 (Chavous), and Engine 27-1 (LT Gray) all arrived on Jessica simultaneously. The Chief’s climbed up the grade to the tracks to meet the engineer and conductor of the train and found that 3 refrigerated box cars carrying butter had rolled over the tracks and were leaking diesel fuel from their reefer units. Engine 27-1’s crew placed a ladder for better access and deployed 600’ of 3” line to their high rise bag as a protection line in case of any fire, as Chief 27 (Wagner) arrived and established Sellersville Command.

Montgomery County Rescue 74 (Souderton) and Ladder 75 (Telford) made access from the Church Street side of the tracks from the cemetery with Utility and Hazmat 27, where they deployed booms and absorbent prodructs to contain the diesel fuel from traveling further down the creek.

SFD units remained on scene until 2130 hours until the cleanup crews arrived to begin the long cleanup process.

Units on scene - Engine 27-1, Utility and Hazmat 27, Rescue 26, Rescue 59, Rescue 74, Engine 74-1, Ladder 75, Hazmat 89-2 from the County Hazmat team, and Bucks 1 (County Command Vehicle)

Other agencies on scene - Perkasie Police, Sellersville and Perkasie Emergency managment representatives, Grandview Health Medic 151, Pennsylvania State Police, PA DEP, and the PA Department of Conservation and Natural Resources.

 

 

Tuesday
May162017

ENGINE ASSISTS TRUMBAUERSVILLE

At 1339 hours, Engine 27-1 was dispatched to cover Station 58 of Trumbauersville while the operated on a dwelling fire on Upper Ridge Road in Milford Township. Shortly after going enroute, Engine 27-1 was diverted to the scene and operated as the supply Engine drafting from the Tanker porta ponds at the end of the driveway to supply the scene.

 

Tuesday
Apr112017

Rubbish Fire

At 5:30am, SFD crews were dispatched to investigate smoke in the area of Bethlehem Pike in West Rockhill Township. The chiefs found a dumpster fire at a business on Old Mill Rd and Engine 27-1 redirected to extinguish the fire. Tanker 58 was added to the assignment in case additional water was needed.

 


Tuesday
Mar212017

Old Bethlehem Pike Extrication

Just before 9:00, Station 27 was dispatched along with Medic 108 to standby at an accident in the area of Suelke’s Produce. While Engine 27-1 was enroute, PD confirmed heavy entrapment and requested the rescue assignment, adding Rescue 18 to the call. Our engine arrived on location and had 1 patient trapped with heavy intrusion into the passenger compartment. Rescue 26 was also added to the assignment. Crews worked together to remove the roof and to extricate the patient from the vehicle.

 


Wednesday
Nov092016

Working Fire In Silverdale

While the votes for the 45th President of the United States were still coming in early on Wednesday morning, Tower 27 was dispatched with Station 59 for a reported house fire on Lawndale Avenue in Silverdale Borough. Deputy was the first to arrive and reported to have heavy fire showing from the attached garage. Tower 27 arrived and split their crew to perform a primary search, opened up the interior for the Engine Company, while the chauffer and roofman vented the dwelling. Tower was back in service shortly before 0400 hours.

 

Tuesday
Nov082016

Clemens Family Corportation Donate

Last week, the Sellersville Fire Dept. hosted Mr. John Reininger, Corporate Vice President of the Clemens Family Corporation at our monthly business meeting. Mr. Reininger got to meet many of the members during his visit with us, and to see the equipment that we use in our many fire related activities.

While visiting with us, he presented the department with a ceremonial check in the amount of $40,000 from the Clemens Family Corporation to help defray the cost of the two command vehicles recently purchased by the department.

Needless to say, the department is both humbled by, and in awe of, the Clemens Family generosity. We send our sincere and heartfelt thanks to Mr. Reininger, and the Clemens Family Corporation for the faith and trust they have in us.

Below is a statement by Mr. Reining explaining corporation’s mission statement and core values.

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Originally founded in 1895 by John C. Clemens, The Clemens Family Corporation continues to operate as a corporation deeply rooted in values. Since its beginnings, the corporation’s values have been its strength. These values can be seen in the quality products and services offered by each company within the corporation.

While not forgetting where it came from, The Clemens Family Corporation continues to look ahead by operating as a good steward of the community and the environment while offering innovative products and services to its valuable customers.

Mission Statement: We aspire to operate in a way that honors the Lord Jesus Christ as demonstrated through Ethics, Integrity, and Stewardship.

Core Values: Our past success can be credited to a foundation of good people who firmly believed in our Core Values.

Our future success depends on each team member and family member continuing to be led by our Core Values and continuing to carry our legacy forward.

It is our expectation that each team member, every manager, and each and every family member will firmly adhere to our Core Values, helping to carry forth our unique culture that builds
unity and loyalty both to the company and to each other.

Chairman John Reininger
Corporate V.P.
The Clemens Family Corporation

 

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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