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RFD Receives Grant with Assistance from Senator Rafferty

RFD Watchdesk, October 20

At the inaugural Royersford Emergency Services Night the Royersford Fire Department was proud to accept grant monies from a Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) grant totaling $200,000 from Senator John C. Rafferty, Jr. The grant was funded through the state's Economic Development & Community Development Initiatives program which works to get funding for local community ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pictured Left to Right: Royersford Fire Marshal Craig Keffer, Senator John C. Rafferty Jr., RFD President George Gilliano, & RFD Fire Chief Gary Wezel
Pictured Left to Right: Royersford Fire Marshal Craig Keffer, Senator John C. Rafferty Jr., RFD President George Gilliano, & RFD Fire Chief Gary Wezel

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No Caption EMS Division Honored with 2018 CARES Award

RFD Watchdesk, October 19

This week Friendship Ambulance was notified the organization was a recipient of the 2018 CARES Award for actively participating in the Pennsylvania Cardiac Arrest Registry to Enhance Survival (CARES). Friendship Ambulance is one of 122 EMS agencies in the Commonwealth recognized during “CARES Recognition Week” in Pennsylvania. On October 10, 2018, the Pennsylvania House of Representatives adopted ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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Pictured Left to Right: RFD President George Gilliano, Brian Schad, & Bowling Alley Manager Chad Strunk
Pictured Left to Right: RFD President George Gilliano, Brian Schad, & Bowling Alley Manager Chad Strunk

First Perfect Game Thrown in Renovated Bowling Alley

RFD Watchdesk, October 16

The chances of throwing a perfect game in bowling are 11,500 to one. Brian Schad did just that on Monday, October 8th here at the newly revonated Friendship Social Club Bowling Alley! He is the first person to throw 12 strikes in the new alley although not the first person to throw a perfect game here at Friendship.

Congratulations to Brian Schad for this accomplishment and we look forward to many ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Have you had your chimney cleaned or home heater serviced?

RFD Watchdesk, 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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No Caption Inaugural Royersford Emergency Services Night

RFD Watchdesk, October 10

Last evening weeks of planning and logistics all came together with multiple organizations and agencies converging on the corner of Walnut Street & 3rd Avenue for the inaugural Royersford Emergency Services Night. With roadways closed around the immediate area Spring-Ford residents and visitors were able to freely navigate through firetrucks, ambulances, police vehicles, and interact with local responders. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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

RFD Watchdesk, October 10

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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From Left to Right: Officer Mistie Greenwalt, Cardiac Arrest Survivor Bonnie Bock, EMT Matt Lex, Paramedic Lenny Brown.
From Left to Right: Officer Mistie Greenwalt, Cardiac Arrest Survivor Bonnie Bock, EMT Matt Lex, Paramedic Lenny Brown.

Responders Honored for Cardiac Arrest Save

RFD Watchdesk, October 09

The Royersford Fire Department was honored to recognize local responders from the EMS Division of the department (Friendship Ambulance) as well as individuals from Ridge Fire Company & East Coventry Township Police Department for their actions on June 12th, 2018 during a cardiac arrest medical emergency. The presentation took place at the monthly meeting of the East Coventry Township Board of Supervisors ... (Full Story & Photos)

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