Aug
8
2015

She’s a Patrolman, but always a Firefighter

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Although Firefighter Bianca DeLuca is working 100 miles from home as a summer police officer, she was involved in an incident recently that required using the fire/rescue skills she learned here at the KPVFC. As we reported last spring, FF DeLuca was hired as a summertime class-II patrolman with the Wildwood Crest Police Department and
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Aug
6
2015

KPVFC Hosts 1st Annual Keystone Firefighter Conference Opening Ceremony

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On Thursday evening, August 6th, the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company was privileged to host the inaugural opening ceremony and keynote speaker for the first annual Keystone Firefighter Conference.  To kick off the ceremony the KPVFC honor guard presented the colors. Immediately following the emcee for the evening, KPVFC’s President Dr. William Jenaway launched
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Aug
2
2015

Two Days in and already 7 Calls and 1 Cat Rescue

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Only 27 hours into the month of August and already the volunteers of the KPVFC have responded to 8 calls for service.  Along with the usual alarm system calls, we also were alerted to an outside electrical fire, an elevator rescue, a natural gas leak and of course 2 more dreaded mulch fires. Upon our
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Jul
31
2015

Part-time Accountant Needed

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The King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company is currently looking for a part-time Accountant to assist the company Treasurer. If you are interested, please email Treasurer@kpvf.com for additional details.
Jul
26
2015

Mulch Fire Awareness

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Story Credit: Assistant Chief Disanto   Mulch is widely used in the Pennsylvania landscapes for both aesthetic and functional purposes. Many homeowners and businesses apply mulch in the spring to help slow the loss of soil moisture during the hot summer months, discourage weeds, and maintain a tidy appearance. There are now many mulches on the market
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Jul
17
2015

Two More KPVFC Bravest are now Certified Firefighters

L to R, Asst. Chief Joe O'Donnell, Lieut. Alex Clark, Tripper Brown, Andrew Raskiewicz, Lieut. Rob Griffith Jr., Deputy Chief Dave Camarda
From the early days of the bucket brigade to the days of modern firefighting, training has always been the linchpin of a good firefighting brigade. Training has always been critical to the success of the KPVFC since its inception in 1950 and that continues today. With that, we are pleased to announce that two more
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Jul
13
2015

Congratulations Lieutenant Durland!

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On behalf of the members of KPVFC we are pleased to announce that our own Lieutenant Larry Durland has graduated his nursing program and successfully passed his nursing boards, this now certifies him as a registered nurse in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lieutenant Durland started this journey throughout the three years starting at Montgomery County community
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Jun
27
2015

KPVFC/Swedeland Honor A Hero

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  On Saturday June 27, 2015 the members of KPVFC and Swedeland Fire Company stood by to honor a veteran as he formally retired from active service in the United States Military. However, this veteran was a little different from the rest being that he had 4 legs. K9 APO was assigned to the U.S.
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Jun
5
2015

Smoke in Building Causes Evacuation

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On Friday, June 5, Station 47 and neighboring companies were alerted to respond to the unit block of W 8th Avenue for smoke in the building.  Engine 47-1 (Lt. Griffith Jr.) arrived on location with Chief 47 (J. Gallagher), followed closely by Tower 47 (Lt. Durland).  Given the report, the assignment was upgraded to a
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Jun
3
2015

April Showers Bring May RUNS!!!

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This past May the members of KPVFC responded to 101 calls for service ranging from Mulch Fires to Vehicle Rescues.  In addition, the majority of our members also attended various training sessions including weekly drills, fire academy classes, and a national ProBoard vehicle rescue & machinery class.  This level of service would not be possible
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