Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company

 

Hazmat incident

Tuesday, June 20, 2017   The incident on RT 611 in Nockamixon Twp has ended. Thank you to all the mutual aid fire companies and fire police who assisted us and North Penn Goodwill for providing food. Everyone went home safely, which is the only way that is acceptable. Also,thank you to the residents who either evacuated or sheltered in place and those who dealt with 611 being closed for close to 8 hours. And finally thank you to the firefighters from OVFC.

   


 

Ambers Army

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   One of PVFC’s sisters was recently diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma. We ask that you keep Amber, as well as her family and friends, in your thoughts and prayers. 

You can help support Amber's fight with the links below:


Amber's Army Shirts:
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf93uFiGjUc0VbQi4Kp-txWDpGJcO-CvpvWq6fuLT1B-5k9kQ/viewform


Amber's Go Fund Me:
https://www.gofundme.com/t3ufx-medical-expenses


 #embracethesuck #AmbersArmy


   


 

Get your tickets!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   Get your raffle tickets! $10 each. Only 2500 sold. They will go fast! Look for the Kubota and other prizes to be on display in the community as members are selling tickets. Stop at the firehouse every Tuesday night 7pm to 9pm to get tickets or message us here and we will make arrangements for you to get your winning ticket!

   


 

Stay cool!

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   

   


 

New Senior member

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   Congratulations to OVFC FF Sean McDonald for attaining Fire Fighting 1 National Certification. 196 hrs of schooling plus many more studying and training to complete the class. Welcome to the Brotherhood!!

   


 

Our new ladder is here

Tuesday, June 13, 2017   The new Ladder 49 is here! 2017 Pierce Enforcer Ascendant 107ft. It has a Cummins ISL 450hp engine, Allison 3000EVS auto trans, 1500gpm PUC pump, 500 gal water, 20 gal foam cell, Husky 3 foam system, Hercules CAFS, Harrison 6kw hydraulic generator, LED aerial  lighting, two - 200 ft 1.75" crosslay attack lines, 150ft 1.75" bumper line, 1000ft 5" LDH supply line. This unit replaces our 2000 Pierce 106' dry ( no pump/water ) ladder. The unit will be in service shortly as soon as training is completed. This truck will help us improve our response and service to our community for years to come.

Stop and say hello when you see us out and about or stop at the station any Tuesday night and take a look at our new truck!


     



 

Always close the doors

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 

   


 

Accident with Fire

Sunday, May 28, 2017 0210  At 2:10 am this morning Ottsville VFC was dispatched to the 100 block of Durham Rd in Tinicum Township for an accident with fire. Homeowner reported occupants are out and have left the scene. Rescue 49 arrived and extinguished the fire. Engine 94 arrived, adding additional manpower who assisted with overhaul. Occupant was located and suffered only minor injuries. Crews were in service for 1.5hrs while PSP did their investigation.

     



 

Brush Fire

Tuesday, April 11, 2017   Ottsville VFC Rescue 49 along with Haycock VFC Engine 63 and Quakertown VFC Field 17   operating on a brush fire on Mountain View Drive in Haycock township today. Fire was contained to a 50 X 50 ft area and was stopped before it spread to Haycock Mountain. Crews were in service for 45 minutes. Please use caution while burning this Spring as the ground cover is extremely dry. 

While returning from the call, Rescue 49 was dispatched along with Upper Bucks Regional EMS Medic 142 for a fall victim on Mountainview Drive in Haycock Township. The crew provided medical care until Medic 142 arrived and then helped package and load the patient.


     



 

Ottsville fire company in need of life vests

Wednesday, March 29, 2017   Ottsville fire company is in need of a couple of type 3 life vests. Infant/ child/ small adult. Just one or 2 of each size. If anyone has some that your children have outgrown, we could put them to good use. Please contact me directly. 610-587-6225. Thank you

   


 
 
 

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