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North Penn Assist Wissahickon on a House Fire

Wednesday, December 4, 2013  AMBLER BOROUGH  - Around 4:30 PM Wissahickon Fire Company was dispatched to a house fire on Main Street in Ambler.  North Penn was then dispatched for an alarm in Lower Gwynedd and then requested to go to the scene.  Crews remained on scene for over an hour.  




Picture by JD Brooke/Phillyfirenews.com

   


 

FAST TEAM TO WORCESTER

Tuesday, December 3, 2013  WORCESTER TOWNSHIP - Around 1:40 PM Squad 62 was dispatched as a FAST team to assist Worcester Fire Company on a dwelling fire.  Crews remained in service for an hour. 

   


 

Two Cars on Fire at Gwynedd Valley Train Station

Wednesday, November 13, 2013  Last night Sta 62 was dispatched at 11 pm for a vehicle fire in the parking lot of the Gwynedd Valley Train Station. CH 62 arrived on location to find two cars well involved, along with a fence & 5' x 10' grass/ leave fire. SD 62 arrived on location and stretched an 1 3/4 hose line and extinguished the car fires.The booster line was also pulled from SD 62, which extinguished the grass/ leave fire & fence fire. E62 feed SD 62 it's tank water to soak things down. The company operated for just under 45 minutes.
 

   


 

Welcome Police Chief Alex Levy

Wednesday, November 13, 2013   The members of the North Penn Volunteer Fire Company would like to extend a warm welcome to the new North Wales Police Chief, Alex Levy. There is a fantastic write-up on Chief Levy here.

Welcome to the Borough, and we look forward to seeing you in the community!

   


 

Congratulations Firefighter Bill Clark

Monday, October 21, 2013  This evening firefighter/ EMT William Clark received his leather helmet! This is a huge accomplishment around our firehouse. This helmet not only states that FF/EMT Clark has completed Certified FF1, VRT. & Rescue One class but also has proven he can do all the skills related to reach of these class's..... CONGRATS 'CLARKY"  JOB WELL DONE BROTHER!!!
 

   


 

125th Muster

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 


Dear Fellow Firefighters, 

The North Penn Fire Company extends an invitation to you to participate in our 125th Anniversary Antique Fire Apparatus Muster to be held on Sunday, September 8, 2013, rain date will be September 15, 2013. 

This event will be the high light of our year long celebration, as we are the oldest fire company in the 5th District with roots going back to the North Wales Hose Company #1.  As you know, Montgomery County, PA is very rich in fire fighting history with the oldest company originating in Norristown.  We ask you to participate in our celebration and to dust off your hand drawn, horse drawn and motorized apparatus and bring them out for all to see and enjoy.


The Muster will be static display only and will be held on the grounds of the Pennbrooke Middle School and the Gwyn Nor Elementary School located in Upper Gwynedd Township.


If you know of any privately owned apparatus in your area, please pass the word.


Registration will begin at 09:00 and judging will begin at 09:30.  Details can be found in the enclosed list of rules, our trophy list, entry blank and other pertinent information.


Food and beverages will be served along with use of restrooms.


Please complete the enclosed entry blank and return to us at your earliest convenience. 


Please RSVP as soon as possible.


We hope you will come out to celebrate with our company on this momentous occasion.


We look forward to your attendance.


 


Respectfully,




George Slater

125th Anniversary Chairman




Click the story to access the links to the Entry Form, Trophy List and Muster Rules














     


 

Continuing the 125th Anniversary Celebrations

Friday, May 31, 2013  Tomorrow during the day, the North Penn Vol. Fire Co. will be continuing it's 125th anniversary celebrations in Weingartner Park across from North Wales Elementary. At the "Picnic in the Park" there will be games, food, a DJ and a dunk tank where you can take a chance to dunk a firefighter. The fun begins at 11:00 am and goes until 4:00 pm. We hope to see you there.


      And thank you to everyone who has been supporting us as we celebrate 125 years of dedicated volunteered service.


   


 

All Kinds of Fast 5k

Monday, May 20, 2013  This past Saturday, North Penn hosted a 5k for their 125th Anniversary. The race brought out over 100 runners and an impressive amount of volunteers from both the fire company and the community. North Penn would like to thank everyone involved and all of the sponsors, especially the North Wales Running Company for all of their help.


North Penn's Fire Chief, Chris Park, even participated in the 5k, and was met at the finish line by friends and family.


Congratulations to everyone who raced this Saturday, and congratulations to the top three overall winners: Kevin Donnelly, Zachary Hoagland and Brian Quintrell.


For complete results of the race, please visit FastCatSports.com


     
The Runners

The Runners

North Penn Vol. Fire Co.

North Penn Vol. Fire Co.



 

125th Race and Muster

Sunday, March 24, 2013  They're coming up quick! Register before it's too late.


To register for the 5k Race, go to the link below


http://register.fastcatsports.com/Search/event.aspx?id=18483


To register for the Muster, email the address below


Also, if you have any questions about the 5K or Muster, please feel free to email the address

NPVFC125th@NorthPennFire.com





5K Race - May 18, 2013


Muster - September 8, 2013





   


 

Mutual Aid Training

Sunday, March 3, 2013  This past Tuesday evening, North Penn was invited to station 80 for a group training held by them. Upper Gwynedd Fire Department went over forcible entry using a door prop they purchased. Using a halligan and ax, as well as what is referred to a rabbit tool, members of both 62 and 80 had plenty of hands on with the door. Along with the door prop, there was also a window prop, made by members of station 80. Using the window prop, members were able to practice bailing out, removal of a patient and entering a window off a ladder.


Thank you to Upper Gwynedd Fire Department for inviting us


   


 
 
 

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