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Monthly Archives: December 2015

RIP Oliver A. Groman, Sr., 1931-2015

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It is with profound sadness and heavy hearts that the officers and members of Doylestown Fire Company No. 1 announce the passing of past President and Assistant Chief Oliver A. Groman, Sr. Ollie was an active member for over 60 years. He will be sorely missed.
Arrangements are as follow-

Reed and Steinbach funeral home
Viewing:
January 3 – 1800-2100 (6:00 pm – 9:00 pm)
Services @ funeral services:
January 4 – 1000 – 1100 (10:00 am – 11:00am)
Interment to follow @ Doylestown Cemetery.

Rest easy Ollie, we’ll take if from here.

Ollie Groman, Sr., receiving his 60 years of service jacket in 2012.

Ollie Groman, Sr., receiving his 60 years of service jacket in 2012.

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Ollie Groman, Sr., and wife Marti at Old Timers Day.

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Warrington Dwelling fire

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The fire company was dispatched to assist Warrington Fire Company for a dwelling fire at 1031 Hickory Ridge Drive at 7:15 PM on December 21, 2015. Chief 19, Sam Cramer, Jr.,  was first on scene and reported to Battalion 78, Tim Campbell as he arrived that there was a heavy smoke condition on the second floor of the dwelling. All hands went to work. Engines 19 and 19-1 were placed in service. The fire was contained to an area under a bedroom floor and the attic area above the garage. There were no injures.

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Steve Cote (R), helps raise a ground ladder.

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Don Talenti and Rich Priolo take a 24′ ladder to side B.

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Smoke pushes from the second floor as it’s ventilated.

Chief Cramer gives a report to command.

Chief Cramer gives a report to command.

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Lt. 19 Grant Castor and Chief 19 Sam Cramer, Jr. lead the fire attack in the garage.