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Tue. Mar 24th 2015
The Skippack Fire Company 2015 Officers: Fire Chief- Haydn Marriott Deputy Chief- Mike Risell Assistant Chief- Ray Lavenberg Battalion Chief- Matt Rotenbury Chief Engineer- Josh Kratz Fire Police Captain- Dennis Lewis Assistant Engineer- Jim Seydel President- ...
Sun. Mar 15th 2015
Skippack firefighters responded to a one vehicle crash early Sunday morning in the area of the intersection of Ivy Lane and Evansburg Road.  Rescue 86, Chief and Assistant 86 responded to the job that came in at 02:07.  Skippack Ambulance transported the driver of the jeep to a l...
Tue. Mar 10th 2015
Tue. Mar 10th 2015
Skippack Fire Company was dispatched as the RIT assignment on commercial structure fire Monday evening in Lower Providence.  The initial call at 400 North Park Avenue came in at 20:25 reporting flames from the back of the building.  First arriving units reported heavy fire from the rear of...
Sat. Mar 7th 2015
Skippack Fire Company reminds you to change the batteries in all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in your home when changing clocks this weekend.  This weekend is also a great time to review and practice your home fire escape plan.
Thu. Mar 5th 2015
Please remember more than just your driveway tonight.  Is your fire hydrant clear of snow? Help protect your home and neighborhood by clearing your hydrant and helping to save precious seconds or minutes in lifesaving and firefighting efforts. In the event of an actual emergency in your neighbo...
Fri. Feb 27th 2015
Skippack Fire Company members toured the Pennsylvania Army National Guard Stryker Maintenance Facility on Bridge Road Thursday evening.  Members had an opportunity to tour the building and learn about the different pieces of equipment at the facility for repair.  A Stryker Infantry Ca...
Thu. Feb 19th 2015
The Skippack Fire Company suggests ten things you can do this winter to stay safe from fire and dangerous carbon monoxide (CO):1.All heaters need space. Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, like the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater.2.Ha...
Fri. Feb 13th 2015
Skippack Fire Company responded to assist Lower Frederick Fire Company late Thursday for a building fire at the Alpine Village Townhouses on Aspen Way in Spring Mount, Lower Frederick Township.  The original call came in at 23:49, reporting flames from the chimney of the townhouse uni...
Thu. Feb 5th 2015
Skippack Fire Company responded on their second building fire of the day at 18:18 Wednesday evening as they were dispatched to assist Station 77, Trappe Fire Company on a working structure fire in the 1000 block of South Lewis Road, Upper Providence.  Crews made quick work of the fire and Skipp...
Wed. Feb 4th 2015
http://www.wfmz.com/news/news-regional-southeasternpa/4alarm-fire-in-norristown-apartment-building-turns-fatal/31084702Norristown Fire Company crews responded to the scene of a multi-story apartment building in the 600 block of Swede Street after a call came in at 00:44 Wednesday morning, repor...
Sun. Jan 25th 2015
Skippack Fire Company responded with Station 53 and 66 on a barn fire at 21:22 in the 800 block of Evansburg Road, Skippack.  Chief, Deputy Chief , Assistant Chief, Engine, Rescue and Tanker 86 with the Battalion Chief responded on the box.  Chief 86 went on scene and reported a small fire...
Sat. Jan 24th 2015
Have you looked outside to see the snow? Did you know more snow is supposed to fall tomorrow night and Monday? Is your fire hydrant clear of snow? Help protect your home and neighborhood by clearing your hydrant and helping to save precious seconds or minutes in lifesaving and firefighting efforts. ...
Fri. Jan 23rd 2015
The Skippack Fire Company extends thanks and well wishes to Deputy Chief Steve Burzynski as he departs Skippack for some warmer temperatures and a new career with the Charleston South Carolina Fire Department.  Steve first joined the Skippack Fire Company on June 12, 2001 as a Junior Firefighte...
Wed. Jan 21st 2015
Skippack Fire Company was dispatched on Sunday afternoon to assist Station 53 on a low angle rescue in the 200 block of Level Road in Lower Providence.  Skippack units were dispatched at 14:27 for the assist on a vehicle off the road and a female with a head injury some 300 feet down in a ravin...
Wed. Jan 21st 2015
Skippack Fire Company held the Annual Fire Company Banquet on Saturday night at Moorhead's Catering in Trappe.  This years theme was country western. The fire company celebrated another outstanding year of service to Skippack Township and the surrounding area.  Thank you to a...
Wed. Jan 14th 2015
Skippack Fire Company assisted Station 93/99 on a working fire in Upper Providence Township Wednesday at 08:00.  Chief, Rescue and Utility 86 responded on the RIT box for 1400 Longford Road.  The original call was dispatched at 07:54 with Chief 93 arriving on scene at 08:00 and report...
Tue. Jan 13th 2015
A Stryker Infantry Carrier Vehicle caught fire in Skippack on Tuesday afternoon.  Crews were dispatched to the Army National Guard facility on Bridge Road in Skippack at 13:09.  Chief 86 arrived on scene at 13:14 and declared a working fire inside the Stryker.  Engine 86 responded on ...
Tue. Jan 13th 2015
Skippack Fire Company was dispatched at 15:35 Monday for an assist to Station 89 on a structure fire in the 800 block of Camp Wawa Road, Lower Salford.  Chief, Assistant Chief, Engine (with the Deputy and Battalion Chief's) and Utility 86 responded on the box.  Police arrived on s...
Mon. Jan 12th 2015
Skippack Fire Crews responded to the 900 block of Mary Ellen Lane on Friday at 19:42 for a house full of smoke.  First in crews reported smoke from the basement.  Upon further investigation a dryer fire was discovered that was self extinguished as the heat from the fire melted pl...
Fri. Jan 9th 2015
Skippack Fire Company was dispatched to a two vehicle accident Thursday evening at 17:03 at the intersection of Skippack Pike and Piggery Road.  Deputy 86, Engine and Rescue 86 responded on the crash with Skippack Ambulance.  Deputy 86 arrived on scene at 17:08 and found a two vehicle cras...
Fri. Jan 2nd 2015
While most people enjoyed their New Years Day with family and friends celebrating the new year watching football or the NHL Winter Classic, Skippack Fire Company volunteers were kept busy most of the day.  Fire fighters responded to five calls for service including two mutual aid working struct...
Thu. Jan 1st 2015
The Skippack Fire Company responded to a record number of calls in 2014, answering 338 alarms.  This total was up 28% or 73 calls from the 2013 total of 265.  2014 started very busy with 37 calls in January, 49 (record month) in February and 38 in March.  The Skippack F...
Sun. Dec 28th 2014
Are you looking for a New Year’s resolution that can benefit you and your family?  We expect to feel safe and secure inside our homes, so this is a great time to set a resolution for improved fire safety and take a few minutes to make our homes safer from fires. Here are a few remind...
Sun. Dec 21st 2014
The Skippack Fire Company would like wish you a Merry Christmas and remind everyone that it is important to make fire prevention a top priority when decorating and celebrating this holiday season. Fires involving holiday trees, lights and candles pose a serious threat during this time of y...
Thu. Dec 18th 2014
Skippack Township residents can take pride in their neighborhood and help save precious seconds or minutes in life saving and firefighting efforts by clearing snow and debris away from fire hydrants.  In the event of an actual emergency in your neighborhood, firefighters can lose impo...
Mon. Dec 15th 2014
Skippack firefighters were dispatched to a one vehicle rollover crash Sunday night at 20:18. Rescue 86 with the Battalion Chief arrived first on scene and found a commercial box truck rolled over on the driver side. The lone occupant, the driver self-extricated and was not injured. Deputy 86 ...
Sat. Dec 13th 2014
Skippack firefighters responded to a three vehicle crash Wednesday evening at 17:33 at Skippack Pike and Church Street. Chief, Deputy, Rescue, Engine and Utility 86 responded on the box. Firefighters assisted PSP and Skippack Ambulance on-scene. Heavy debris in the roadway was cleaned up and ...
Fri. Dec 12th 2014
Santa will visit the fire house on Friday December 12th from 6pm until 8pm and then again on Saturday December 13th from 3pm until 5pm. Come out and see Santa with our fire trucks and have your picture taken. Two days only as Santa needs to get back to the North Pole to check his list to see&nb...
Mon. Dec 8th 2014
Skippack fire personnel worked to extinguish a fire in the 100 block of Bridge Street in Perkiomen Township Sunday night, assisting Station 66.  Skippack units were dispatched at 19:50 for the house fire with flames showing from the structure.  Chief, Engine and Tanker 86 responded on the ...
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