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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 Sellersville (11)

Friday
May132016

WORKING FIRE IN THE BOROUGH

Early this morning, Sellersville Volunteers and mutual aid Departments were alerted to Main Street and Green Street in the Borough for a reported apartment fire. Chief 27 arrived to have fire showing from the C/D corner of the house and everyone reported to be out. Engine 27-1 arrived and stretched a line to extinguish a bulk of the fire. Due to the deck being compromised and the house being balloon construction, a secondary hand line was stretched from side A to be able to access the interior and extinguish the remaining fire.

Great job to all units working to keep the fire in check.

Units on scene: Engine 27-1, Tower 27, Tower 26, Rescue 26, Engine 59-1, Squirt 18, Engine 58 for RIT, as well as Medic 151, Montgomery Engine 75, Air 75, and Squad 72.

 

 

Friday
Nov212014

Box 27-11

At 1100 hours, the Sellersville Fire Department was dispatched to 1 Carillon Hill Road for the report of a building fire.  Police arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke and fire. Chief 27 (R. Brennan) arrived with fire running the whole bow truss roof and advised fire radio that the building was being razed and no one was to enter the building. Engine 27-1 layed a supply line and supplied the Tower which was positioned on the B,C corner of the building. Engine 60 was positioned midway as well and hand pulled a supply line through back yards of neighboring houses to another hydrant. Numerous elevated master streams were used, along with ground master streams and hand lines. The fire was put under control at 13:01. We would also like to thank W.B. Homes for the use of their excavator and North Penn Water Authority for their assistance and upgrades to our water system. Thank you also to the parents picking up their Kindergarteners at Sellersville Elementary for your understanding due to the inconvenience of roads being blocked. Without the assistance of all these agencies and the public we could not have extinguished this fire so quickly and safely. 

Units on scene: Engines 27-1,59-1,60,12,72,74. Towers: 27. Ladders 17,74. Rescue 26 and Rescue 58 for RIT and North Penn Goodwill

And thank you to Tower 18 and Engine 17 from Quakertown for standing by at our Station

 

Sunday
Nov242013

Diner Fire in the Borough

Shortly after 8:30 AM on Sunday morning, Station 27 was dispatched for a building fire at the A&N Diner on South Main Street.  The dispatch included Rescue and Tower 26, Engine 59 and Montgomery County Squad 75.  A tanker task force was automatically dispatched due to the recent work on the local water tower.  Assistant 27 arrived on the scene with a small fire on the exterior of the building, from the roof area. Rescue 58 was then dispatched for RIT.  Wagon 27 laid in and went to work with a 2.5” line.  Tower 27 was positioned on the A/B corner and sent their crew to the roof.  Rescue 26 made a long lay from Diamond St as a secondary water supply, and Tower 26 set up on the C/D corner.  The crew from Engine 27-1 assisted the roof crew, and Engine 59 and Squad 75 assisted with manpower.  Montgomery County Engine 74-1 (originally on the tanker task force dispatch) also assisted on scene.  All the crews worked to extinguish a small fire in the roof before it spread into the building.  

While units were committed at the scene, Montco Engine 74-2 handled a fire alarm activation at a residence in Hilltown Township.  After that, they stood by at Station 27.

Thursday
Jan242013

Tactical Box 27-21

At 1708 hours, Station 27 along with Tower 26, Engine 58, Montgomery County Tankers 72, and 75 were dispatched to 110 Haflers Road in West Rockhill for a reported barn fire. Assistant 27 arrived on scene with heavy fire showing from a 50x100 garage and set up Sellersville Command. Wagon 27 went on scene and performed a split lay from the end of the driveway to the fire building and supplied Tower 26 for master stream operations. Being a non-hydranted area, a tanker task force was requested bringing Engine 59, Tanker 61,Montgomery County Engine 74-1, and Tankers 42, 78, and 89. Additional units were later added for more man power along with additional Tankers.

Along with fighting the fire, firefighters were faced with extreme cold and icy conditions due to water freezing rapidly.

 

Friday
Dec072012

Santa Claus is Coming to Town!

On December 22nd from about 6pm-10pm, the Sellersville Fire Department will be escorting Santa around Sellersville via fire truck. We have many neighborhoods to get to, so be sure to keep an eye out for him!

Thursday
Feb232012

Box 27-11

At 0241 hours, Station 27 along with Rescue and Tower 26 (Perkasie), Engine 59-1 (Sivlerdale), and Montgomery County Engine 75-1 (Telford) were dispatched to 218 South Main for a building fire. Battalion 27 (Louden) went on scene with smoke coming from the roof and established command. Wagon 27 went responding and hit the hydrant to lay in.  The Wagon’s crew forced entry and stretched a 2 1/2 inch hoseline to the kitchen where the fire was found to be contained to a deep fryer and was knocked with an ABC extinguisher.

Monday
Nov292010

Busy Weekend for Volunteers

At 12:31 hours on 11/27 the box alarm was trasmitted for an odor of smoke in the apartment at 115 N Main Street. Engine Companies 27-1, 27, 59, Montco 72-1 (Tylersport), Tower 26 and Rescue 26 were due on the initial box alarm. Companies found a backfired oil heater and scaled the assignment back to Engines 27-1, 27 and Tower 26.  The second run of the weekend came at 21:23 hours on 11/27 for smoke in the apartment at 206 E Ridge Ave in the Sellersville Heights section. The box alarm was transmitted bringing Engine Companies 27-1, 27, 59, Montco 75-1 (Telford), Truck Companies 27, 26 and Rescue 26 to the scene. Companies found a burning cigarette recepticle and returned all units at 21:36 hours. At 23:32 hours the Tower was alerted to 48 Yarrow Ct (59-3) for a chimney fire. Upon arrival the Tower crew split assisting the interior crews as well as taking care of exterior operations. The Tower was available at 00:22 hours.  At 02:19 hours on 11/28 the Tanker was alerted for an apartment fire at 22:02 Applewood Court in Company 59’s local. The Tanker arrived and staged while units investigated a strong odor of gas in the apartment. All units cleared at 03:10 hours.

Saturday
Nov062010

Apartment Fire on Main St.

Shortly before 1 A.M. on Saturday, companies were dispatched to an apartment fire in the 100 block of North Main St. Rescue and Tower 26 (Perkasie), Engine 59 (Silverdale), Montco Tower 74 (Perseverance) and Montco Engine 72 (Tylersport) were automatically dispatched as mutual aid to assist Station 27. Rescue 58 (Trumbauersville) was added as a RIT team upon a report of a working fire from the police department. Battalion 27 (McDonald) got on scene with Battalion 27-1 (Wagner) with smoke coming from the balcony of a second floor apartment.

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