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Jan 42 436 478
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Mar 27 324 351
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No Caption Slick Roads Contribute to Single Vehicle Accident

RFD Watchdesk, April 20

Overnight and early morning rains made the local roadways slick contributing to a single vehicle accident along Route 422 Eastbound. Units were dispatched to Milemarker 181.5 in Upper Providence Township for the report of a vehicle off the roadway. Rescue, Command, & Utility 98 all made the response from the fire division with 325-1 handling the EMS assignment. Also dispatched was Engine 93 from Upper ... (Full Story & Photos)

Department Institutes Fitness Program for Active Crew

RFD Watchdesk, April 19

While being a firefighter is inherently a dangerous job, across the nation the number one cause of firefighter fatalities continues to be overexertion and sudden cardiac arrest. The Royersford Fire Department has partnered with Caitlin Asbert, a local fitness professional, who developed a fitness program designed specifically for firefighters and emergency services personnel to reduce the risk of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Attendees settling in for the lecture portion of the program
Attendees settling in for the lecture portion of the program

Department Holds First Community Stop the Bleed Session

RFD Watchdesk, April 16

On Tuesday evening the department held its first Stop the Bleed class aimed at training the public to quickly identify and then intervene when life-threatening bleeding is present. 25 attendees were led through the program which consists of a lecture portion presented by EMS Supervisor Lenny Brown followed by an opportunity to get hands-on with tourniquet application and practicing wound packing on ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Division Continues New SCBA training

Chief Jared Weeks, April 15

Monday night the crew from Royersford Fire Department took some time to continue getting familiar with the new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus or SCBA. They reviewed the components and features of the SCBA as well as conducted a timed speed drill to demonstrate the ability to ready the SCBA in 2 minutes. Earlier in the night the crews also took a tour of some of the new businesses opening soon ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption EMS Division First in Region to Deploy Tool for Pediatric Medications

RFD Watchdesk, April 11

Royersford Fire Department & Friendship Ambulance are proud to be the first EMS organization in the region to purchase and implement the Certa Dose PALS Syringe Holder Kit on all our ambulances. Pediatric Advanced Life Support, or PALS, is the standard of care when EMS and hospital providers encounter critically sick pediatric patients and one of the most stressful situations a provider can imagine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Division Assists on Brush Fire in Chester County

RFD Watchdesk, April 10

Tuesday afternoon at 1:52pm Rescue 98 was dispatched to assist the Liberty Fire Company with a reported Smoke Investigation on the 500 block of Pikeland Avenue in East Vincent Township. Fire Division personnel along with crews from Station 63 arrived to find a brush fire which was quickly spreading into a wooded area. Making the situation slightly more complex was the fire had also spread to a vehicle ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Post Rush Hour Vehicle Fire on 422

RFD Watchdesk, April 04

As the morning rush was wrapping up, RFD along with the Black Rock Volunteer Fire Company & Upper Providence Township Fire were dispatched to Route 422 Westbound at the Collegeville exit for a vehicle on fire. Crews arrived to find one vehicle on the shoulder with active fire in the engine compartment spreading throughout the vehicle. Crews closed the right lane of the highway and extinguished the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire & EMS Divisions Assist on Accident in East Vincent Township

RFD Watchdesk, April 01

The first day of April brought department units across the Schuylkill River into Chester County to assist the Liberty Fire Company with an auto accident with entrapment. Shortly before 6pm units were dispatched to Route 724 in the area of Heckel Avenue for an auto accident with one subject reported to be trapped inside in a vehicle. Crews from Rescue 98 & MICU 83-2 worked with our counterparts from ... (Full Story & Photos)

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