Ottsville Volunteer Fire Company


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.




Monday, April 27, 2015  Congratulations to Captain Zack Major, Fire Fighter Alex Poniktera, Fire Fighter Julia Sokoloski, and Fire Fighter Josh Witmer for completing their Fire Fighter 2 National Certification course!!



Brush Fire

Wednesday, April 15, 2015  At 13:54 Field 49 and Rescue 49 were dispatched to a brush fire on Durham Road in Tinicum Township. The fire started when flames escaped a burn barrel and caught an adjacent rubbish pile on fire. Crews arrived on scene and quickly extinguished the fire. The department was available after 30 minutes.



Motor Vehicle Accident

Tuesday, April 14, 2015  Today at 18:37, Engine 94, Rescue 49, and Medic 142 were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident on Route 611, between South Park Dr. and Durham Road. Rescue 49 arrived on scene and stabilized the vehicles. Engine 94 arrived shortly after to assist with clean up. No major injuries were reported. Crews were available after 1 hour.



Rope Rescue

Sunday, April 5, 2015  Rescue 49 and Ladder 49 operated at High Rocks State Park with Pt. Pleasant VFC 41 and Plumsteadville VFC 24 along with Medic 124 and Medic 125 to evacuate a fall victim who fell 50 ft. Temple Med flight helicopter was requested for transport.



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