Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company

Upcoming Events

There are currently no events
View All Events


Web Counters
Website Visitors
Since
August 10, 2017
325,340
Visitors Today
Jan 23, 2022
80

Welcome to the Official Website for the
Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company

Divider
Space Heater Safety Tips

Member Joe Birch, January 12

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) reminds consumers to follow safety precautions when purchasing and using electric or fuel-fired space heaters. In a recent year, there were about 10,900 residential fires and about 190 deaths associated with portable or fixed local heaters.

• Fuel-burning space heaters also can cause carbon monoxide poisoning and indoor air pollution because of improper ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption How to Prevent Dryer Fires

Member Joe Birch, January 03

4 simple tips from Consumer Reports' experts to minimize risks

Every year, firefighters across the country respond to around 13,820 home fires caused by clothes dryers, according to the National Fire Protection Association.

About 27 percent of these fires is caused by an accumulation of lint, which means that not cleaning out your dryer vent can set you up for a dangerous situation that’s far more ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Santa Visits Franklin Park!

Member Joe Birch, December 20

Santa had a great day visiting everyone with the Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company. Thank you to the kind neighbors and friends for the donations and treats. Merry Christmas to all!... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Carbon monoxide - the “Invisible Killer”

Member Joe Birch, November 30

Carbon monoxide, also known as CO, is called the “Invisible Killer” because it's a colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. More than 150 people in the Unites States die every year from accidental nonfire-related CO poisoning associated with consumer products, including generators. Other products include faulty, improperly-used or incorrectly-vented fuel-burning appliances such as furnaces, stoves, water ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Founders Day Open House October 2, 2021

Member Andrew Nock, September 29

Be sure to stop by our main station at 2360 Rochester Road between 1:30 and 4:30 Saturday October 2nd for our Founders Day Open House as we kick off our centennial anniversary celebrations. Our centennial celebration will conclude in summer 2022 with a traditional parade and festivities at the Borough Festival in the Park as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of our charter received on June 22, ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider

Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.


Incidents 2019 - - 2021
Jan 20 18 10
Feb 38 16 14
Mar 29 23 20
Apr 18 24 17
May 36 13 21
Jun 31 29 20
Jul 45 33 13
Aug 30 23 38
Sep 26 17 35
Oct 34 13 15
Nov 23 19 23
Dec 20 20 21
Total 350 248 247

Incidents History
Year Calls Year Calls
2008 246 2022 8
2009 210
2010 259
2011 214
2012 208
2013 248
2014 259
2015 247
2016 244
2017 238
2018 244
2019 350
2020 248
2021 247
Total 3462   8

Five Year Average Incidents
Years Average Calls
1970-1974 30
1975-1979 36
1980-1984 51
1985-1989 68
1990-1994 108
1995-1999 150
2000-2004 179
2005-2009 222
2010-2014 238
2015-2019 267
2020-2024 247
Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com
Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company #1, Station 158
2360 Rochester Road
Sewickley, PA 15143
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: 412-364-5670
Station Fax: 412-364-1460
E-mail: info@franklinparkvfc158.org
Copyright © 2022 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)