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Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company

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Welcome new member, Harrison French

Editor, May 17

Help us welcome our newest member to the Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company, Harrison French... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Franklin Park Brush Fire

Firefighter Joe Birch, April 18

At 18:01 Station 158 responded to a reported power line down causing a brush fire along Wexford Run Road, upon arrival 158 Assistant Chief reported a now larger brush fire was traveling up a steep incline towards homes on Matterhorn Drive.

158 Chief arrived and assumed command, the fire continued to grow in size to about one acre, burning undergrowth and some trees.

The Chief requested Wexford ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thursday Night Training

Firefighter Joe Birch, October 30

Members of the Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company took part in Ladder and Hose drills last Thursday evening. Firefighters were tested on hydrant connection and extended ladder exercises. New member Sayer Rees, seen in the attached photo, climbed to the top of the ladder truck and learned how to do so safely with instruction from 1st Captain Roger Sechler. If you are interested in participating please ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Joe Birch, October 22

Please welcome Sayer Rees to the ranks of the Franklin Park Volunteer Fire Company. Sayer, with is family present, was sworn in to the company at the last member's meeting.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Firefighter Joe Birch, October 06

Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and fire-related injuries in the home. Whether you're preparing a meal or making a quick snack, practicing safe cooking in the kitchen can help keep members of your household safe.

PRACTICE SAFE COOKING

• Never leave your stove unattended while cooking. Stay in the kitchen while you're frying, grilling, boiling or broiling food. If you have to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Incidents 2022 2023 2024
Jan 25 22 16
Feb 19 16 15
Mar 27 23 17
Apr 20 28 29
May 23 22 27
Jun 31 21 20
Jul 21 19
Aug 14 21
Sep 23 31
Oct 18 22
Nov 30 27
Dec 32 22
Total 283 274 124

Incidents History
Year Calls Year Calls
2008 246 2022 283
2009 210 2023 274
2010 259 2024 124
2011 214 2025
2012 208 2026
2013 248 2027
2014 259 2028
2015 247 2029
2016 244 2030
2017 238
2018 244
2019 350
2020 248
2021 247
Total 3462   681

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 263
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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
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