Jan
14
2015

2014 PROGRESS FIRE VIDEO

The 2014 Progress Fire Video has been released to showing some of the highlights of the past year. We would like to thank Wagon Driver Jon Kibe for putting the video together and all of the different sources in which the photos came from. We appreciate everyone that responds to incident and captures images which
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Jan
12
2015

2015 ELECTED BOARD

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Congratulations to the 2015 Elected Board of the Progress Fire Company. Fire Chief: John Brindle . Deputy Chief: Glenn McCoy Assistant Chief: Ralph Parsons Chairman: Mike Modica Treasurer: Robert Hill Financial Secretary: Eugene Rodkey Secretary: Bill Bader Trustees: Ben Gevers, Mike Lipsett, Nick Willcox
Jan
10
2015

TRIPLE PULL FOR FIRST DUE HOTEL BOX ALARM

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This evening units from Progress and mutual aid were dispatched to one of our hotels in the 6 box for smoke in  a room. Engine 32,32-1,Tower, and Chief 32 arrived and found an issue with a heater in a room. The box was quickly scaled back to units from Progress.
Jan
10
2015

TRIPLE PULL FOR 2ND ALARM HOTEL FIRE

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This afternoon a 49 Box (Swatara Fire) was put out for hotel fire on Eisenhower Blvd. Command quickly asked for the 1st alarm with smoke showing which brought Rescue-Engine and the Tower with 11 personnel. The Tower and Rescue-Engine arrived and went pulling a back up line, ladders, and opening up the roof. Engine 32 staged
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Jan
1
2015

NEW YEAR’S DAY HOUSE FIRE

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Today just after noon and the company returned from a first due fire alarm, Communications dispatched Box 30-1 for a House Fire. Paxtang’s Chief 40 was in the area and quickly confirmed a working fire. Engine 32 arrived as the 1st due Engine Company and ran the bumper line with fire showing from Side Bravo.
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Jan
1
2015

A HUGE THANK YOU TO OUR MEMBERS!

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We would like to thank our members and their families for the time they spent serving the community in 2014. The Progress Fire Company VOLUNTEERS responded to 815 calls with 46 working fires and 9 motor vehicle entrapments. Our dedicated members also spent 4,376 hours training to be proficient in what we do.
Dec
14
2014

SANTA’S COMING TO PROGRESS

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The Annual Santa Run will occur around our first due area on Saturday December 20th, 2014. Check the listing to see what time Santa will be in your area and look for these signs to see where Santa will be stopping.
Dec
9
2014

NOVEMBER STATS

For the month of November we answered 64 calls. Saturday was the busiest day. Members also participated in 321 hours of training, including a FF1 Certification, Haz Mat Incident Command, Ropes and Truck rider class.
Nov
12
2014

TOWER AND WAGON RUN HOUSE FIRE IN 37 BOX

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Just before 1pm today Box 37-1 was dispatched for a House Fire on Green St. Pd quickly arrived and confirmed a working fire. The Tower with 6 and Wagon with 7 arrived as the first due truck and 2nd due engine. Engine 37 arrived with its own water and went to work knocking the fire.
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Nov
11
2014

ACCIDENT WITH A DOOR POP ON UNION DEPOSIT RD

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Earlier this afternoon the Rescue-Engine and Chief 2 were dispatched for an Accident with Injuries in the 32-1 Box on Union Deposit Rd. The police department arrived and advised of 1 trapped. The Rescue-Engine crew performed a door pop to gain access and assisted EMS with patient packaging before clearing.