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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 1 205 206
Total 173 2263 2436

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

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Overnight Crew Makes Special Rescue

RFD Watchdesk, June 17

Thursday evening MCEDS paged Royersford Fire leadership for a special assignment received by the 911 dispatch center. A resident in Upper Providence Township reported ducklings stuck in a storm drain unable to find a way out. RFD personnel responded to the scene removing the grate and descending into the subterranean space to rescue our new feathery friend as well as a cell phone which was dropped ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue 98 Assists With House Fire and Hazmat Situation

RFD Watchdesk, June 02

Thursday morning RFD was alerted to assist Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company on a residential fire with a hazardous materials component. Firefighters encountered thick dangerous smoke requiring a response from the Chester County Hazardous Materials team.

Rescue 98 was requested to this incident in Schuylkill Township for an "air bank assist." Rescue 98 has an onboard air cascade system which ... (Full Story & Photos)

RFD Announces the Passing of Les Seiders

RFD Watchdesk, May 17

With great sadness the Royersford Fire Department learned of the passing of current Vice President and Active Member Les Seiders. Les was a fundamental part of the development of Royersford Fire Department during its infancy. Without a doubt this is a huge loss for RFD as Les was involved in almost every aspect of the Department whether it was apparatus, buildings, and the future of RFD as a whole. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Breaks Out in Borough Sunday Night, Quick Response Makes Difference

RFD Watchdesk, May 16

As Royersford settled in wrapping up the weekend, RFD crews were dispatched to the 600 block of Main Street for a reported building fire. Also initially dispatched to assist was Limerick Fire Department & Liberty Fire Company. Royersford Borough Police Department and Chief 98 arrived almost immediately after dispatch finding an active fire on the front porch of a residence. Chief 98 upgraded the assignment ... (Full Story & Photos)

Sunday Training Focuses on School Bus Incidents

RFD Watchdesk, May 16

Sunday afternoon members from the RFD took time out of their weekend to increase their knowledge in vehicle rescue. Members participated in a Heavy Vehicle Rescue Training with a focus on incidents involving school buses. Crews practiced creating access points on the school bus providing additional areas from treatment and removal of injured passengers.

Thanks to Elder Technical Rescue Service (Bill ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Multiple Agencies Descend on Linfield Industrial Park

RFD Watchdesk, May 12

Tis afternoon multiple agencies in the Spring-Ford community were dispatched to the Linfield Industrial Park in the Linfield section of Limerick Township. The abandoned industrial park brought a large response today as access and the complexity of the campus always proves to be a challenge. Royersford responded with Ladder, Engine, and Rescue 98 along with 325-3 from the EMS Division. Units operated ... (Full Story & Photos)

Dumpster Fire Brings Response to Providence Town Center

RFD Watchdesk, April 27

The trend of overnight fire calls continues as RFD units were alerted to a possible building fire in the Providence Town Center in Upper Providence Township. Engine 98 arrived first to find a dumpster fire sending bellowing smoke into the air with the RFD duty crew utilizing the bumper line making quick work of the flames. The dumpster was flooded with water to ensure no contents could reignite with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption One Vehicle Flips Overnight on Main Street

RFD Watchdesk, April 25

As precipitation began to fall overnight RFD was alerted to an auto accident on Main Street between 5th and 6th Avenues. Fire & EMS units arrived finding one vehicle overturned coming to rest in the roadway after striking several parked vehicles along Main Street. Fire personnel tended to fluids in the roadway and closed Main Street while EMS evaluated those involved. The scene was turned over to ... (Full Story & Photos)


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