Rescue 19 left the fire house on Shewell Ave on January 7, 2014 for the last time in its illustrious career with the Doylestown Fire Company No. 1. Here are a couple more photos from the day the “Big Pig” left town and sitting in its new quarters in Point Pleasant.
Ladder 79 in service at a truss roof collapse at 2325 Heritage Center Drive in Buckingham Township on Thursday, January 9, 2014. One worker pinned at waist. Nice teamwork by L79, E35,TW66, R66, R5, A125 & TMF1
Rescue 19, our 1987 Saulsbury, left the station on Shewell Ave tonight for the last time in its distinctive career. Many times, this truck was called upon to serve the residents of the Doylestown Area. The truck isnt going far, it will be put back in service as Dive/Rescue 41 in support of the Point Pleasant Fire Company located just to our north along the Delaware River. Good luck to the new owners and take care of our “Big Pig.”
Members of the Fire Company were dispatched to 57 East Ashland Street at 9:14PM on the evening of January 3, 2014 for a reported chimney fire. First arriving Battalion Chief 19 Paul Kreuter, Deputy Chief Mike Wood, and Battalion Chief 79 Bret Morris reported that embers were seen coming from the chimney. Engine 19 and 79 took interior operations while Ladder 79 crew went to the roof to inspect the chimney. Debris was found burning in the chimney and crews made quick work of extinguishing anything further inside the residence.
The Members of the Doylestown Fire Company were out in the elements during the winter storm of January 2nd and 3rd, 2014. Despite the weather, the volunteers were still able to get in their workout. Many thanks to the Total Fitness Zone for staying open long enough to allow the members coming out to get in a good workout before bunking in for the duration of the storm. The fire company relief association maintains gym memberships for each member to utilize at no cost to help the crews stay healthy.