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Station 27

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

Business: 215.257.4028 | Emergencies: 911

Entries in Command 1 (18)

Wednesday
Aug232017

1st DUE HOUSE FIRE

Early this morning at 0042 hours, as line of severe thunderstorms rolled through most of Bucks County, BCR transmitted Tactical Box 27-13 for a reported house fire in Sellersville Borough. Chief and Assistant 27 (Wagner, Conicelli)  arrived simultaneously to a 3 story SFD with smoke showing from the attic. Wagon 27 (Chief McDonald) dropped in from the hydrant and stretched an inch and 3/4 line to the attic to begin extinguishing the fire. Tower 27 (Captain Garges) arrived and split their crew to open up for the Wagon Company and throw ladders as their chauffer went to the roof.

Crews from Engine and Tower 26, Montgomery Air 75, Engine 58, and Engine 59-1 were all on scene also and assisted with salvage and overhaul, while Ladder 18 and Montgomery Engine 75 were at the Station.

 

Thursday
Aug102017

Early Morning Car Fire

Shortly before 2:00AM, SFD volunteers were dispatched to the 200 block of Keystone Dr in Hilltown Township for a car fire. Chief and Assistant 27 arrived to find a parked car with an engine compartment fire. The crew from Engine 27-1 (Battalion McDonald) extinguished the fire and checked for extension into the passenger compartment. Our fire police assisted with traffic control on the roadway near the incident.

 

Monday
Aug072017

SLICK ROADWAY

Early this evening, the SFD was dispatched for a fuel spill in the 400 block of Lawn Avenue in Sellersville Borough. Police were originally dispatched for a 3 vehicle accident, which all 3 cars had slid off the roadway. Engine 27-1 (LT Gray) and Utility 27 used what oil dry they had, but due the large area of the road affected, Public Works was called to come spread stone cinders to help solve the issue.

 

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.