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Monthly Archives: March 2014

Looking for a new Volunteer Experience?

The Doylestown Fire Company is currently looking for volunteers to assist with all facets of Fire Company Operations.

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Firefighting, Fund Raising, Special Events, Fire Police, and Support Roles.

We will be holding an informal meeting on Tuesday, March 25th, 2014 at 7:30pm at our Shewell Ave Station.

The meeting will only be an hour in length, so hopefully we won’t take up too much of your night. We hope that you can attend and learn about different ways you can become a member and assist with the operation of the Doylestown Fire Company.

Any questions, please email Jeff Anlauf or Matt Grogan

Pancake Day 2014 is a huge success

Enjoying pancakes, sausage and friends at the annual Pancake Breakfast at Doylestown Fire Company's Shewell Ave. firehouse.

Enjoying pancakes, sausage and friends at the annual Pancake Breakfast at Doylestown Fire Company’s Shewell Ave. firehouse.

A beautiful morning in Doylestown made for a great day to come out and eat pancakes and see friends and neighbors at the Shewell Ave. firehouse on March 15. Almost 1800 meals of pancakes, sausages, juice and coffee were served by members of the fire company and auxiliary.

The Auxiliary and fire company members want to thank everyone who came out to support our efforts protecting the Doylestown community. This was the 50th year of the event, and we look forward to the 51st and more.

State Representative Marguerite Quinn and Jay Stough serve up a stack of pancakes.

State Representative Marguerite Quinn and Jay Stough serve up a stack of pancakes.

Judy Adams and Ed Loux working the juice station.

Judy Adams and Ed Loux working the juice station.

 

The juice and sausage crew, Annie Vancosky, Sara Grogan and Jack Connard.

The juice and sausage crew, Annie Vancosky, Sara Grogan and Jack Connard.

Guests are lined up at the grills waiting for pancakes and sausages.

Guests are lined up at the grills waiting for pancakes and sausages.

 

There were some special looking pancakes.

There were some special looking pancakes.

Charlie Penglase has a grill full of pancakes ready to go.

Charlie Penglase has a grill full of pancakes ready to go.

 

A pancake eating competition between Ryan Walsh (L)  and Carter Nicholas (R) was a close race, with both eating 13 at press time.

A pancake eating competition between Ryan Walsh (L) and Carter Nicholas (R) was a close race, with both eating 13 at press time.

Runners from the C. B. West and East track teams came to do some serious carbo-loading.

Runners from the C. B. West and East track teams came to do some serious carbo-loading.

 

Doylestown Takes in Building Fire in Warrington

Ladder 79 and Engine 19-1 responded along with Chief 19 on Box 29-37 for Land Tech Industries building fire on March 14, 2014. Ladder 79 was put in service with its aerial master stream and Engine 19-1 boosted hydrant pressure out on Bristol road for Engine 29 (Warrington). Engine 19-1 also assisted with runoff hazmat control by setting up absorbent pads in the nearby creek to help keep the runoff from the building from entering creek. Crews were in service for approximately 3 hours. A 2nd alarm was called for manpower.

Photos by Dan Hinkle, Peter Mills, Mike Suessenguth, and Fox 29 News.

 

Doylestown responds on Tactical Box 29-30

Doylestown Fire Company was dispatched on March 10, 2014 to assist Station 29 on Tactical Box 29-30, 2354 South Greensward Rd for a confirmed working structure fire. Crews worked for about 2 hours and all members returned safely.

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Change your clocks, change your batteries…

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Pancake Breakfast is Almost Here!

_DSC1496Members of the fire company and auxiliary started the preparations for the annual Pancake Day on February 25th with ticket presales.  As always tickets are available at the door on the day of the big event, which starts at 6:30 AM till Noon on Saturday March 15th at the Shewell Avenue firehouse. C’mon out to enjoy a great breakfast and meet the volunteers who serve the community!

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