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Upper Providence Companies Train on Vehicle Rescue Techniques

RFD Watchdesk, May 23

Last night RFD members trained with the other companies that cover Upper Providence Township for a joint training. Crews from all of the agencies were split and worked through multiple skill stations. Crews rotated through 4 scenarios, each representing a possible position crews could encounter a vehicle at an accident scene. RFD officers had a car on the side and taught/ trained on a technique called ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption A Break in the Rain Makes for a Great Night of Training

Chief Gary Wezel, May 02

Monday Night RFD members utilized the break in the rainy weather to get outside and do some hose evolutions. It was a great night to teach some new members proper techniques to deploy hose lines utilizing both Ladder 98 which uses the "Cleveland Load" and Rescue 98 which uses a "Flat Load." This training also provided the Apparatus Operator Trainees the chance to pump the various hose lines under ... (Full Story & Photos)

Twin Boroughs Respond to Truck Fire

RFD Watchdesk, April 28

This morning RFD was dispatched along with Liberty Fire Company for a vehicle fire reported to a tractor trailer. The vehicle located on Commonwealth Drive in East Vincent was fully involved when crews from Spring City & Royersford arrived but was quickly brought under control with no involvement of the trailer or its contents. 63 & 98 personnel ensured the tractor fully extinguished before clearing ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Rescue 98 & EMS Assists at Two Incidents in Chester County

RFD Watchdesk, April 24

Monday morning RFD assisted on two incidents in Chester County. The first incident was an apartment building fire at the Valley View Apartments across from the Shoppes at Coventry in North Coventry Township with Rescue 98 making the response. Later in the morning Rescue 98 and the EMS Division assisted on a multi-vehicle accident at the intersection of Route 724 & Sanatoga Road in East Coventry with ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cool Evening Brings Out Ladder 98 for Training

RFD Watchdesk, April 17

This Monday's weekly training brought out Ladder 98 with a focus on safe operations on and around the 105' aerial. Members worked together to setup various areas of the truck including the outriggers which stabilize the vehicle and safe practices when climbing the stick (aka the ladder). After ensuring all safety mechanisms were in place and safe climbing practices were discussed some members made ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Multi Vehicle Accident on S. Township Line

RFD Watchdesk, April 03

Around 1pm multiple EMS and Fire units were dispatched to the Limerick Township for an auto accident involving a school bus. Arriving units discovered four cars and an unoccupied school bus in a chain reaction collision with one person requiring extrication. EMS units arrived to triage those involved resulting in three being transported by EMS from the scene.... (Full Story & Photos)

Weekend Joint Training in West Chester

RFD Watchdesk, April 02

RFD joined Trappe, Black Rock, and UPT Fire & Emergency Services in West Chester for a joint live fire training session. These trainings allow agencies who commonly are called to major incidents an opportunity to work together to better tactics and hone skills. Cooperative training sessions also provide members the opportunity to see other apparatus, where equipment is and how it's deployed making ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy of AC Greenwood
Photo courtesy of AC Greenwood

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RFD Watchdesk, March 25

Royersford Fire Department is selling our 2016 Chevrolet Tahoe Special Service 4WD. The vehicle is wrapped, not painted with white exterior underneath. All emergency lighting and center console included in sale to another emergency services agency. RFD is asking $40K or Best Offer for the purchase this very clean and well maintained vehicle.

For more information or to submit an offer email TAHOE@rfd98.org.

Make: ... (Full Story & Photos)


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