May
26
2015

Congrats Tripper!

Congratulations go out to Firefighter/EMT Paul “Tripp” Brown who was the recipient of a Pre-hospital Clinical Save Commendation.  The award was presented at the 11th Annual Chester County EMS Council Awards Ceremony held this past Thursday.  The award was presented for his life saving efforts in which he and his Good Fellowship EMS. Congratulations Tripper!! We are proud to
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May
26
2015

Register Now for the 4th Annual 9/11 Memorial Run & Walk!!!

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Registration is now open for the 4th annual 9/11 memorial run!  Please help us remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice on September 11, 2001 by joining other members of the community at this year’s event.  To register, please click the following link: http://brynmawrracing.com/event/kpvfc-911-memorial-run/?instance_id=621 For more information, please open the event flyer below and visit
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May
22
2015

KPVFC Promotes Keystone Firefighter Conference

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Today, Jenn Sherlock visited King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company in preparation for the August 6-8 Keystone Firefighter Conference at the greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks, PA.  President Bill Jenaway and Chief Jim Gallagher were interviewed as part of their advertising for the Conference.  KPVFC is honored to host the Keynote session with Chief
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May
20
2015

Unique Hi-Rise Drill at 251 Dekalb

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Tonight, members boarded Engines 47-1 and 47-2 for a unique high-rise drill at the 251 Dekalb apartment complex.  The complex is currently undergoing renovation and offered the fire company a unique training opportunity to drill on hi-rise and stand-pipe operations using a real stand-pipe system. After a brief safety walk-through, members split crews and were
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May
20
2015

Water Fountain Causes Fire Response to the Township Building

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Around 0700 hrs on Wednesday May 20th, 47 units, along with Quint 31 (Bridgeport Fire Co. #1) responded to the Upper Merion Township Building for a building fire.  As crews were arriving on location, members of the Upper Merion Police Department reported an electrical odor in the radio dispatch room and adjoining hallway.  After a
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May
13
2015

Congratulations Firefighter Lamnin!

KPVFC members in attendance at the graduation ceremony from Left to Right: Deputy Chief Dave Camarda, Lieutenant Alex Clark, Firefighter Phil Lamnin, Chief Jim Gallagher, and Lieutenant Rob Griffith Jr.
The Officers and members would like to congratulate Phil Lamnin for successfully completing the National Firefighter 1 program at the Montgomery County Fire Academy.  Over the course of the last year, Firefighter Lamnin, along with his fellow classmates throughout the County, had spent many hours and weekends preparing to join their respective Companies as a
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May
9
2015

Probie Heads West!

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The members of KPVFC would like to congratulate Samuel Rapine on his appointment to the US Forest Service as a Wild land firefighter. Sam is one of our new members who joined this past year and has been aggressively pursuing his training for firefighter 1 along with his requirements as a wild land firefighter. Sam
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May
9
2015

KPVFC Marches for Goodwill’s 100th!

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On the pleasant morning of May 9th, King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company had the honor of walking in the parade to commemorate the one-hundredth anniversary of the founding of Bridgeport’s Goodwill Fire Company, Montgomery County #32. Alongside over forty other companies from the surrounding area, the trucks and engines rolled on the parade route
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Apr
28
2015

Members Receive Township Unit Citation!

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This past Thursday, April 23rd, several members from King of Prussia Volunteer Fire Company and Lafayette Ambulance Squad were recognized by the Upper Merion Township Board of Supervisors for their actions that resulted in saving the life of a motorist traveling on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on the morning of February 17th. Those members include the
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Apr
26
2015

KPVFC Does it Again

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On Sunday, April 26, at 1140 hours the volunteers of King of Prussia were alerted for an auto fire in the parking lot of the Valley Forge Suites. Engine 47-1 (Lt. Griffith Jr.) affectionately known as the War Wagon by the members of the Allendale Road station, made the response and extinguished the fire. Engine 47-2 (FF Gray) also made
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