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Jan 34 337 371
Feb 27 310 337
Mar 36 324 360
Apr 34 305 339
May 39 341 380
Jun 34 310 344
Jul 40 333 373
Aug 23 280 303
Sep 24 284 308
Oct 0 111 111
Nov 0 0 0
Dec 0 0 0
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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)

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

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No Caption 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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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.
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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)

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.

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No Caption Engine 98 Assists on Shed Fire in Limerick

RFD Watchdesk, October 08

Just before 10am The Royersford Fire Department was dispatched to assist the Limerick & Linfield Fire Companies for a structure fire reported to be a shed. Units arrived to find a shed to the rear of a residence engulfed in flames. Engine 98 made the response and assisted crews from Stations 54 & 51 in fire suppression. Units cleared shortly after ensuring all the flames has been extinguished and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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RFD Run Statistics for September

Fire Chief Gary Wezel, October 07

The RFD Fire Division responded to 24 emergency calls in the month of September bringing the Year-to-Date calls to 291. The Fire Division responded to 11 calls in the Borough, 11 calls in Upper Providence Township and 2 in Spring City. Total man-hours of 51 Hours, 38 Minutes and an In-Service Time of 8 Hours, 57 Minutes, 11 seconds. This brings the Total Man-hours for the year to 609 Hours & 56 Minutes ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Units respond to 422 rollover

RFD Watchdesk, October 06

Units from Royersford Fire Department and Black Rock Fire Department were dispatched to the report of an overturned vehicle which possibly was on fire on the eastbound side of US-422 approaching the Route 29 offramp at 8:00am. Upon arrival, Chief Wezel confirmed the driver of the vehicle had self extricated from the vehicle and there was no fire. EMS personnel from 325-3 determined there was no need ... (Full Story & Photos)

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