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2022 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan -- 301 301

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS Total
Jan 33 409 442
Feb 31 406 437
Mar 38 401 439
Apr 36 427 463
May 34 415 449
Jun 32 461 493
Jul 37 387 424
Aug 31 420 451
Sep 46 401 447
Oct 37 414 451
Nov 29 410 439
Dec 26 407 433
Total 410 4958 5368

Yearly Totals
Fire EMS Total
2021 410 4,958 5,368
2020 429 4,325 4,754
2019 406 4,216 4,622
2018 394 3,832 4,226


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Photo courtesy of Chief Greenwood, Trappe Fire Company
Photo courtesy of Chief Greenwood, Trappe Fire Company

Faulty Detector Brings Response to UPT

RFD Watchdesk, January 22

An early wakeup for crews from Royersford and Trappe this morning being alerted to a fire alarm on Buckwalter Road at 5:30am. Shortly after dispatch the assignment was upgraded from a fire alarm to a building investigation after the reports were received the homeowners smelled something inside the residence, the upgraded assignment added an engine from Liberty Fire Company in Spring City. Crews arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2021: A Reflection on a Record Breaking Year

RFD Watchdesk, January 16

2021 presented a host of challenges never before seen by Royersford Fire Department and Friendship Ambulance. Despite an ongoing global pandemic, supply chain hurdles, staffing shortages in all sectors of healthcare, the Fire and EMS Divisions rose to the occasion.

The Fire Division of RFD continued to serve the community responding to 410 fire incidents in 2021, a slight decrease in call volume ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Accident in UPT Brings 1st Department Response in 2022

RFD Watchdesk, January 01

Two hours and six minutes into 2022 RFD tallies the first Department response of the year bringing both Fire & EMS Divisions to an auto accident in Upper Providence Township. Rescue and Engine 98 along with MICU 325-3 traversed foggy and slick roads to discover a single vehicle accident on Mennonite Road. Fire personnel secured vehicle hazards while EMS evaluated the occupant of the vehicle. RFD units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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*UPDATED 12/30/2021* RFD Announces the Passing of Paramedic/Firefighter Michael Lessar

RFD Watchdesk, December 28

FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS FOR PARAMEDIC/FIREFIGHTER MICHAEL LESSAR

Family, friends, and colleagues of Paramedic/Firefighter Michael Lessar are respectfully invited to attend a funeral service being held on Tuesday, January 4th, 2022 at Sanders Funeral Home and Cremation Services located at 1501 N. 11th Street, Reading, Pennsylvania. Visitation hours are scheduled from 9:00am to 11:00am with a service ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Burning Pole Brings Fire Response to Assist

RFD Watchdesk, December 13

During the overnight Sunday into Monday RFD units were alerted to a wooded section along 2nd Avenue in Upper Providence Township to assist PECO onscene with a burning utility pole. The pole was located away from the roadway prompting an off-road response from Trappe Fire Company's four wheel drive apparatus to extinguish the smoldering pole. PECO crews secured the electricity to the pole while fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rep. Ciresi's Veterans Breakfast Packs Friendship Hall

RFD Watchdesk, December 07

Tuesday, December 7th, 2021 marks the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor thrusting the United States firmly into World War II. This morning State Representative Joe Ciresi and staff presented a Salute to Veterans Breakfast hosted at RFD's Friendship Hall. The event kicked off with a resounding chorus of "God Bless America" followed by stories of battle as far back as World War II and some ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief Gary Wezel, December 07

Monday Evening, as the rain was pouring down, the Royersford Fire Department and the Liberty Fire Company came together for joint training. Monday night's evolution focused on Vehicle Rescue Operations. Crews met at Station 98 and then were "dispatched" at times frames consistent with actual emergency responses. First arriving crews found a vehicle that had traveled off the roadway and came to rest ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Rep. Ciresi Partners with RFD for Salute to Veterans Breakfast

RFD Watchdesk, November 29

Royersford Fire Department is proud to partner with State Representative Joe Ciresi to host a "Salute to Veterans" breakfast for our brave men and women and their spouses. This event on Tuesday, December 7th from 9am to noon is being held at Friendship Hall, the social hall located inside the Green Street station in the Borough.

RSVPs are requested to Representative Ciresi's office via phone at ... (Full Story & Photos)

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