Lancaster County Station 33

100% Volunteer

Serving the Eastern End of Brecknock Township

Total Calls
2013     117
2012     140
2011     133

Calls 2014

January

10

February

15

March

11

April

17

May

10

June

9

July

15

August

0

September

0

October

0

November

0

December

0

Bowmansville Fire Company

 

 

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Since 11-21-2006

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146 West Maple Grove Rd
P.O. Box 302 Bowmansville, PA 17507
Phone 717-445-6293
Fax      717-445-8271
Email  bvfc33@bowmansvillefire.com
 

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BOWMANSVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY

100 YEARS OF DEDICATION TO OUR COMMUNITY

Station 33 Anniversary Celebration

 On Friday May 17th the Bowmansville Fire Company held a 100th year anniversary celebration which started out with a parade at 6:30 pm. Multiple fire units from around the county participated along with our local township supervisor and county commissioners and local politicians. After the parade ended at station 33 there was a small ceremony and dedication on our currently refurbished bell that is now housed in front of station 33. The night ended with a fireworks show. Thank you to everyone who helped make this day possible and to everyone who came out to the station to show your support.

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MOBILE HOME FIRE IN BERKS COUNTY

11/16/13 On saturday morning at 11:45 hours Station 33 was dispatched to Berks county, 61 Penn Sylvan Dr. for a reported mobile home fire.Chief 33 (Good) responded along with Engine 33-1, Engine 33-2 along with Tanker 32 (Fivepointville), Rescue 30 (Weaverland Valley) to assist Berks station 72 (Brecknock). With Chief 72 arriving on location he reported a working fire. Engine 33-1 arrived and dropped a 5 inch line at the scene to supply engine 72 and tanker 72 and layed 400 feet to a pond for the water supply. The crews from Engine 33-1 and 33-2 helped at the fire scene with knock down and overhaul. All Station 33 units cleared the scene around 14:00 hours.

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REPORTED BUILDING FIRE IN BERKS

11/09/13 Station 33 was dispatched for a reported building fire in the area of the Berks County line on New Holland Rd (route 625). Chief 33 (Good) and asst. 33 (Martin) responded along with Engine 33-1 and Brush 33. After some time the location was found with a small brush fire endangering a structure. The fire was quickly knocked down and after a short time all station 33 units went available.

BRUSH CALL TO BERKS COUNTY

4/27/14 Station 33 was dispatched for Brush 33 and Squad 33 to assist Berks County station 42 (Cedar Top ) on a woods fire. Brush 33 responded with Captain 33-2 (Sensenig) as officer along with a crew of four in Squad 33-1 to Hartman Lane in Cumru Township. On arrival we staged both pieces and just used hand tools off of the brush, and we raked a fire line. Approx. 1 acre burned and all units returned about one hour later.

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HOUSE FIRE ON READING ROAD

5/07/14 Station 33 was dispatched at 16:13 hours for a reported house fire in the area of 1692 Reading RD . Chief 33 (Good) responded and reported heavy smoke from a mile out. Engine 33-1 responded with Captain 33-1 (Lehman) as officer along with Deputy 33 (Leinbach) and Engine 33-2. Chief 33 (Good) arrived on scene and reported a well off structure and requested a second alarm. Engine 33-1 arrived and put one 1 3/4 and one 2 1/2 handline in service. Engine 33-2 arrived and laid a 5 inch supply line from Reading rd up the lane and supplied engine 33-1. At the same time Deputy 33 (Leinbach) arrived and took operations, also Berks tanker 72 (Brecknock arrived and help supply engine 33-1 until water supply was set up. There was six tankers shuttling water to the scene and numerous other companies helping out at the scene. Afterward station 33 had many sections of hose and tools to wash and clean up. All station 33 units were put available around 21:30 hours.

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