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Tue. Oct 15th 2013
Fall Foliage 2013

The Fall Foliage Festival was held in Bedford the weekends of Oct. 5 & 6 and 12 &13.  The Bedford Fire Dept was ...

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Tue. Oct 1st 2013
Fire Prevention Donation

The Bedford Fire Dept.would like to thank Reed, Wertz, and Roadman Insurance for their generous donation of plastic juni...

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Tue. Sep 17th 2013
Woodmen of the World Insurance makes Donation

The Bedford Fire Dept. would like to thank the members of the Woodmen of the World Insurance, Chapter 688 for their ...

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Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.
244 West Penn Street
Bedford, PA  15522

Non-Emergency:
814-623-8914

Emergency:
911

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Welcome to Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.

 

The Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc. was established in 1804, making it one of the oldest fire depts. in Pennsylvania.  We are an all Volunteer fire dept located about 2 1/2 hours East of Pittsburgh along Rt. 30 and the PA Turnpike. The department currently has 7 pieces of apparatus and covers approximately 147 square miles. 2013 showed the dept. responding to 267 emergency calls with 80 members on it’s roster.



Recent Calls
 
Assist to Bedford Airport for DCNR fire plane
Sat. Apr 19th 2014
At approximately 4:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to the Bedford Airport to assist DCNR with their fire plane.  The pump they used to fill the planes quit working and they needed assistance.  31-12 responded with a crew of 5 under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival crews assisted the g...

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Brush truck and tanker assist with Co. 45
Sat. Apr 19th 2014
At approximately 1:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a brush truck and tanker assist with Co. 45 (Centerville) at a mountain fire on Wills Mountain.  31-60 and 31-21 responded with a crew of 7 under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival units were staged at Co. 45 fire station, until pers...

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Busy Saturday
Sat. Apr 12th 2014
At approximately 11:30 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 31T for a reported truck tire on fire on the PA Turnpike at the mile marker 146 Eastbound.  31 Deputy answer up and asked communications for any updates.  They advised a second call stated this was a car fire.  31-12 and 31-...

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Engine Transfer and Tanker Assist
Mon. Apr 7th 2014
At approximately 10 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an engine transfer to Co. 42 (Imler), due to them assisting Claysburg FD at a barn fire.  31-12 responded with a crew of 5 under the command of 31-3. At approximately 11:40 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Claysburg FD at th...

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MVA with entrapment
Sun. Apr 6th 2014
At approximately 7 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle MVA on Rt. 30, just west of Wolfsburg.  Medic 11 on scene stated he had confirmed in entrapment and was requesting 2 medivac helicopters to the scene.  31 Chief on the air requested Co. ...

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Recent Calls

Sat. Apr 19th 2014
Assist to Bedford Airport for DCNR fire plane

At approximately 4:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to the Bedford Airport to assist DCNR with their fire plane.  The pump ...

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Sat. Apr 19th 2014
Brush truck and tanker assist with Co. 45

At approximately 1:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a brush truck and tanker assist with Co. 45 (Centerville) at a mountain ...

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Sat. Apr 12th 2014
Busy Saturday

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 31T for a reported truck tire on fire on the PA Turnpike at the ...

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Upcoming Events

7:30pm
Every 1st Thursday
Monthly Meeting


5:00pm
Sat. Apr 26th 2014
AWARDS BANQUET


6:00pm - 10:00pm
Mon. Apr 28th 2014
Structure Burn - Bedford Co Fire School


6:00pm - 10:00pm
Thu. May 1st 2014
Structure Burn - Bedford Co. Fire school

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