Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company



Wednesday, May 18, 2016  Congratulations to Rookie Keith Milligan, and Junior Member Kyle Milligan for completing the firefighter essentials course!



Painting Party!!!

Wednesday, May 18, 2016  A Painting Party will be held Sunday May 22, 2016 at Station 49.

Event will be held on location at 249 Durham Road, Ottsville, PA 18942.

                                             All ages are welcomed!

                                             Tickets are $35/person

Tickets are limited - Be sure to buy your tickets in advance!

RSVP: Contact Susan Keogh at or (610)-476-6731

               Painting will be instructed through Painting Parrot, Dublin Pa

                                  Snacks will be for sale during the party!

                                   Raffles available throughout the party!

                          This is a BYOA (Bring Your Own Alcohol) event!

This event benefits the Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company.




Saturday, March 19, 2016  Congratulations to Engineer, Dave Ramsden for achieving firefighter of the year for 2015! Thank you for all of time and effort you give to this company!



Important Notice for Residents

Friday, January 22, 2016 

Important Notice for Residents


Due to the upcoming winter weather

Starting Friday January 22  at 4pm (1600) to Sunday January 24 (or until no longer needed), the Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company located at 249 Durham Road will be open for the public as a shelter in case of power outages.

249 Durham Rd.
Ottsville PA 18942
Station # 610-847-5270



Three Vehicle MVA

Saturday, September 19, 2015  This afternoon at 1:17 PM, Rescue 49, Engine 94 and Medic 142 were dispatched to a traffic accident at the intersection of Route 611 and Durham Road. Crews arrived on scene to a three vehicle accident involving four victims. Rescue 49 crew provided medical care until Medic 142 arrived and three additional medic units. Engine 24 and Fire Police from Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company, and Deleware Valley Volunteer Fire Company were added to assist crews with traffic control. No serious injuries were reported. Crews were on scene for an hour and a half.



Oil Tank Fire

Saturday, June 6, 2015  At 15:51 Station 49, Tanker 42, and Tanker 40 were dispatched to a dwelling fire on Rt. 412 (Durham Rd) in the area of Palisades High School. Deputy 49 arrived on scene to an empty 1,000 gallon oil tank lined with residual oil, well involved. Engine 94 arrived on scene and extinguished the fire with Class B foam. Crews were on scene for 1 hour.



A Very Busy Day for Ottsville Crews

Sunday, May 31, 2015  Today at 12:59, Rescue 49, and Engine 94 were dispatched to Mountain View Drive for and auto extrication. Rescue 49 arrived on scene to a single vehicle overturned with no entrapment. Oil dry and pads were applied to leaking fluids. The company was available after 1 hour.



Vehicle Accident & Rescue

Monday, May 18, 2015  Last night at 2115, Rescue Box 49-38 was dispatched for a 2 vehicle accident with reported entrapment in both vehicles, on Route 611 in Nockamixon Twp. Captain 94 arrived and had 2 vehicles that had collided head on, no entrapment, but had injuries in both cars. Rescue 49 arrived and split the crew assisting the Medic with removal of the Pt's and securing the hazards. Engine 94 pulled a handline for protection off of Rescue 49, Special Service 94 and Field 49 also responded and assisted with fluid clean up and also Pt. care.
Fire Police had the road shut down while we were on location with assistance from Riegelsville & Delaware Valley Fire Co's. Fire Police. We were available a little over an hour from dispatch.



Brush Fire

Saturday, May 16, 2015  Field 49 and Engine 94 responded to a reported brush fire in the area of the cabins at Nockamixon State Park at 4:36 am today. Crews extinguished the fire and were available in 15 minutes.



Traffic Accident

Friday, May 8, 2015  On May 8th, a traffic accident occurred at Rt. 611 & Tower Road in Nockamixon Twsp. Rescue 49 was dispatched at 9:22 am and arrived on scene to find two vehicles involved. Crews secured the vehicles and applied oil dry to leaking fluids. Rescue 49 was made available in 30 minutes.



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