Apr
8
2015

Pinned Motorcycle Operator on Jasper Road

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On Monday, April 6, 2015, at 2317 hours, the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company (Station 47) was dispatched with Lafayette Ambulance Squad (Station 317) to their second vehicle rescue of the night.  Notes indicated there was a motorcycle operator trapped under another parked vehicle.  Squad 47 (Elder) arrived in under four minutes from initial
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Apr
7
2015

A Very Busy Seven Days for the KPVFC brings 32 runs!

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While many were preparing to celebrate the upcoming religious holidays, the volunteers from the KPVFC were kept extremely busy. It all started with simultaneous calls coming in at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, April 1st, and steadily continued through to Tuesday morning, April 7th.  The  calls ranged from fire alarms, vehicles fires, accidents, helicopter landing assignments, dwelling
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Apr
2
2015

Re-Development provides acquired structures and hands on training for KPVFC

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On Wednesday evening, April 1st, three structures slated for demolition made what would be a great evening of hands-on training for the firefighters from station 47. What was once a quiet residential neighborhood with homes fronting Dekalb Pike (formally known as Swedesford Road), was turned into commercial properties.  This commercial boom occurred in the late
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Mar
23
2015

Route 422 Low Angle Rescue

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In the early morning hours of Sunday, March 22, Lower Providence Fire Department requested both the King of Prussia and Collegeville Fire Companies to assist them with a low angle rescue incident on the Lower Providence Township section of Rt. 422 Westbound.  A vehicle with three passengers on board traveled off the highway and landed
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Mar
21
2015

The first day of Spring, another snow storm and a busy day for the firefighters in Upper Merion Township

King of Prussia & Swedesburg crews completing the final soak.
A day-long wet and heavy snow storm took away the excitement of the first day of spring’s arrival.  It did make for a busy day; however, for firefighters in Upper Merion Township.  At 8:11 AM, just 15 minutes after the snow started to fall; the first of the calls came in.  The volunteers of station
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Mar
15
2015

IT’S A BOY

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Another future KPVFC member enters the world on Friday, March  13th. Assistant Chief Anthony and Mrs. Colleen Molchany welcomed their bundle of joy, Daniel Gregory Molchany who was born at 1:08 PM on Friday.  The future hoseman tipped the scale at 6 lbs. 15 oz.  Mother, Daniel and Chief Molchany are all doing well.  The officers
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Mar
13
2015

3rd Alarm Brings Tower & Engine to Lower Providence

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On Monday, March 9th, the King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to assist Lower Providence (Station 53) on a building fire located on the 400 block of N Park Ave. Tower 47 (Molchany) responded with six members on the 2nd alarm assignment. While en route to the staging area the truck was ordered
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Mar
6
2015

Nighttime accident has Engine 47-1 stretching

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Shortly before 9:00 PM on Thursday, March 5th, the Volunteers from King of Prussia were summoned to respond to a vehicle accident, with a possible car on fire.  The incident was located Eastbound on the Schuylkill Expressway (I-76) just east of the route 202 ramps.  After a daylong storm that dumped 10+ inches of snow
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Feb
27
2015

Tower Heads West to Berwyn

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On Friday, February 27th, Tower 47 was requested to stand-by at Chester County Station 2, while their crews and surrounding Chester County and Delaware County companies battled a two-alarm dwelling fire.  Tower 47 responded with four personnel, and shortly after arriving at Station 2 the crew was dispatched to a Fire Alarm activation at the
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Feb
17
2015

Snow, Ice and Accidents Result in a Life Saved During Snow Storm

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At 1:10am on February 17th, Station 47 was dispatched to the Pennsylvania Turnpike for an “Accident with Injuries.”  As it turned out, the crash took place just outside of the turnpike access gate at Station “47A”.  The crew inside the station and those arriving from home were met by the victim who walked though the
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