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No Caption EMR Class Wraps Up With Skills Weekend

RFD Watchdesk, January 12

The students from the Emergency Medical Responder (EMR) class being held at Royersford Fire Department spent the weekend putting in two full days of hands-on practical skills to round out the course. Students representing Royersford Fire Department, Royersford Borough Police Department, Limerick Fire Department, Kimberton Fire Company, Earl Township Fire Company, and Flourtown Fire Company worked ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members Brush Up on Vehicle Rescue Techniques

RFD Watchdesk, January 06

RFD crews utilized Monday evening's training to brush up on vehicle rescue techniques and applications. Typically this type of training is reserved for warmer temperatures but vehicle accidents certainly don't check the forecast before happening. Our senior members worked with newer ones to build on fundamentals which will allow for the entire group to work towards advanced and more intricate skills ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption One Confined After Accident on 422

RFD Watchdesk, January 06

As the lunchtime hour passed on Monday units were dispatched to Route 422 Eastbound in the area of mile marker 182.4 for an auto accident. On the initial response was both Fire & EMS Divisions of RFD, Upper Providence Township Fire & Emergency Services, Black Rock Volunteer Fire Company, Collegeville Fire Company, and Trappe EMS. As personnel arrived they discovered one vehicle off the roadway into ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Online EMT Programs Coming to Royersford

RFD Watchdesk, January 05

Royersford Fire Department and the Harrisburg Area Community College's Shumaker Public Safety Center are partnering to bring a hybrid/blended EMT program to Montgomery County! This great opportunity allows for a schedule friendly course outline allowing students to learn medical content online with in-person practical sessions scheduled every other Sunday and one full weekend to round out the program. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RFD Watchdesk, January 03

As we all begin to get back into the routine of school and work after the holidays, we take a look back at 2019 for Royersford Fire Department and Friendship Ambulance. First the statistics and overall numbers for 2019!

Fire Division Total Calls: 406 (+12 from 2018)
Average Number of Calls Per Month: 33.83
Busiest Month: 45 calls in September
Slowest Month: 25 calls in July

EMS Division Total Calls: ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Overnight Fire Staffing Comes to Walnut Street Station

RFD Watchdesk, January 01

One of the new ventures at the Royersford Fire Department in 2020 is establishing an overnight staffing program for fire responses. The goal is to reduce fire response times to provide more effective and efficient services to the Royersford community. The typical residential fire triples in size every minute and by decreasing response times this will without a doubt save lives and property.

The ... (Full Story & Photos)

The first overnight shift in 2020 was staffed by (from left to right) Firefighter Dan Miller, Firefighter Jeremy Davis, Chief Jared Weeks and Firefighter Bill Latch.
The first overnight shift in 2020 was staffed by (from left to right) Firefighter Dan Miller, Firefighter Jeremy Davis, Chief Jared Weeks and Firefighter Bill Latch.

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RFD Watchdesk, December 30

For the final training session of 2019, the RFD personnel worked on communications and team building skills.

Following a quick review of the Montgomery County radio system and use of the portable radios everyone was divided into groups and given Lego sets. The obstacle presented is only half the group had instructions and a photo of what they were building. Directions to assemble the sets were communicated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A New Years Message from RFD

RFD Watchdesk, December 29

Public Information Officers Dan Miller & Lenny Brown deliver New Years Eve reminders as we move from 2019 to 2020.... (Full Story)


 
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