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  • 2018-11-19 16:27:44.0: 18 W LIGHTCAP RD: @ROBERT GRAHAM:,APT:657 XST: SANATOGA SPRINGS DR/POSSUM HOLLOW RD MUN:LMRKNATURE: FIRE ALARM [F3], MAP/BOX:84-05, ADC:3139J3,I#F1832725,TIME: 19:27:13
  • 2018-11-19 00:10:08.0: 116 N LIMERICK RD XST: ELIO CIR/METKA RD MUN:LMRKNATURE: FIRE SPECIAL SERVICE [F4], MAP/BOX:84-54, ADC:3140H2,I#F1832624,TIME: 19:09:14
  • 2018-11-18 14:34:48.0: DC54 CALL COMMUNICATIONS
  • 2018-11-18 01:59:14.0: 430 LIMERICK CENTER RD XST: FERNDALE LN/RUMLER DR MUN:LMRKNATURE: BUILDING FIRE NON-COMMERCIAL [F1], MAP/BOX:84-05, ADC:3139K5,I#F1832576,TIME: 20:58:11
  • 2018-11-17 18:04:53.0: 430 LIMERICK CENTER RD XST: FERNDALE LN/RUMLER DR MUN:LMRKNATURE: BUILDING FIRE NON-COMMERCIAL [F1], MAP/BOX:84-05, ADC:3139K5,I#F1832576,TIME: 20:58:11
  • 2018-11-15 17:30:48.0: 797 N LEWIS RD XST: SAND TRAP DR/W RIDGE PIKE MUN:LMRK NAT: VEHICLE ACCIDENT FIRE POLICE [F3], MAP/BOX:84-54, ADC:3140E4,I#F1832305,TIME: 12:30:22
  • 2018-11-15 03:52:37.0: 370 DEER RUN CT XST: DOE CT/DOE CT MUN:LMRKNATURE: FIRE ALARM [F3], MAP/BOX:84-54, ADC:3140E2,I#F1832268,TIME: 06:52:00
  • 2018-11-15 02:19:48.0: 660 KING RD XST: MUIRFIELD DR/N LEWIS RD MUN:LMRKNATURE: VEHICLE ACCIDENT INJURIES [F1], MAP/BOX:84-02, ADC:3140D8,I#F1832248,TIME: 21:18:42
  • 2018-11-14 18:19:33.0: 660 KING RD XST: MUIRFIELD DR/N LEWIS RD MUN:LMRK NAT: VEHICLE ACCIDENT FIRE POLICE [F3], MAP/BOX:84-02, ADC:3140D8,I#F1832248,TIME: 21:18:42
  • 2018-11-13 21:03:26.0: 196 W RIDGE PIKE: @LIMERICK BEVERAGE: @THE SHOPPES AT LIMERICK,APT:120 XST: SUNNY BROOK RD/SUNSET RD MUN:LMRKNATURE: FIRE ALARM [F3], MAP/BOX:84-77, ADC:3140H5,I#F1832130,TIME: 16:02:50

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SCBA Training and Car Fires

November 19

Tonights training consisted of trying out demo SCBA packs to evaluate the different manufacturers in anticipation of buying new SCBA packs for the AFG grant we received. Members then practiced doning the demo SCBA packs during car fire evolutions. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Reported Along the 100 Block of Swamp Pike

November 16

The fire company responded to a reported fire inside a dwelling with smoke in the area along the 100 block of Swamp Pike. Limerick Police arrived on scene and confirmed a working house fire with all occupants out of the home. TW-54 arrived and set ground ladders and started ventilation. E-54 hooked up to the hydrant across the street and crews deployed two hand-lines for the initial attack. The initial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries™

November 02

This weekend we all gain an hour of sleep with the time changing back to Standard Time. As always, the members of the Limerick Fire Company remind you that this is a perfect time to check all of the smoke detectors in your home. Smoke detectors are an important part of your home fire escape plan as working smoke detectors give you early warning so you can get outside quickly and safely.

Roughly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Be Halloween Safe

October 29

Make sure to take a peek at the Halloween safety tips provided by the American Safety Council.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Do you know what this means?

October 22

If you come upon this while driving, you are approaching an emergency scene. A scene where someone you may know or love is being assisted by firefighters, emergency medical personnel or police.

Depending on where this scene is occurring, the special fire police officers (that is their official title by commonwealth law) who are staffing the closure point may or may not be able to talk to you. Please ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue 54 assists with vehicle into a building

October 19

This morning around 10AM Rescue 54 was dispatched to assist Trappe and Upper Providence with a vehicle into a building and subject unable to get out of the vehicle. Upon arrival the a minivan was driven through the front door with a male driver sitting inside, the door was disassembled and patient was extricated through the passenger side of the vehicle.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck takes down wires from residence

October 19

Morning delivery dropping off mulch took down the residence electric lines going into the house. Fire Department stood by waiting for PECO to deenergize the line tangled in the truck. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Dryer safety tips

October 17

Do you clean your dryer lint filter as recommended by the dryer manufacturer? Not only will your dryer operate more efficiently, you reduce the risk of a fire inside your dryer.

Some facts to consider:

•2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
•Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) is the leading cause ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Do you sleep with your bedroom door open? This video might change your mind.

October 14

This video from the UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute shows how closing your bedroom door before you go to sleep at night may save your life in the event of a fire in your home.

Please take the time to watch it and understand how you can increase your chances on surviving a fire in your home.... (Full Story)


 
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No Caption AFA on Rutherford Ct.

October 14

The township fire companies were dispatched for a fire alarm activation on Rutherford Court. BC54 arrived on location and confirmed with Montgomery County Dispatch that the alarm was set off by cooking. Crews set up positive pressure ventilation to clear the smoke from the residence. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vehicle Accident at Ridge Pike and Neiffer Rd.

October 13

The township fire companies responded to a 2 vehicle accident near the intersection of Ridge Pike and Neiffer Rd. Upon arrival crews secured the vehicles, controlled fluids and cleared debris. Fire Police were also on location and directed traffic around the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Limerick Fire Company Holds First Fighfighter Day Camp For Individuals With Special Needs

October 13

On October 13, 2018 Limerick Fire Company hosted its First Firefighter Day Camp for Individuals with Special Needs. There were two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. There were 32 campers total and six different stations that the campers got to participate in. These stations included fire gear, rescue truck and tools, calling 911, using a hose line, going through our fire prevention ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Have you had your chimney cleaned or home heater serviced?

October 11

Just a few reminders from our partners at the National Fire Protection Association.

Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires are reported during the months of December, January, and February. Some simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening.

•Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 08

In our ongoing commitment to the health and wellness of our township firefighters, Personal Fitness Trainer Wendy McGlaughlin was invited to lead our Monday night company training. The training goal was to increase core strength and improve flexibility and coordination. Both lead to increased physical capabilities and reduced injuries during fire / rescue activities... (Full Story & Photos)

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Shed Fire on Buckwalter Road

October 08

Just before 10:00 a.m.on Monday, the Township Fire Companies were dispatched for a building fire in the area of Buckwalter Road and North Township Line Road. Chief 54 arrived on location and confirmed a shed was on fire to the rear of the residence at 94 Buckwalter Road. Ladder 51, Engine 98 and Engine 54 responded. On arrival the crews from Ladder 51 and Engine 98 deployed hand lines to extinguish ... (Full Story & Photos)

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