Please stay off of the river while the conditions are so dangerous - and ALWAYS wear a personal floatation device (PFD) whenever you go out on the river.
Solebury Township Police River Status: Fast/High with lots of debris. Please stay off and away from the Delaware River. As you can see the river is running very fast and has a ton of debris in it. We discourage any type of boating/tubing etc. #soleburypd #STPD #delawarerivertowns ... See MoreSee Less
Scenes from BC Box 46071 this morning as we helped our brothers from the Eagle Fire Company battle a hot and stubborn fire.
Station 46 & 64 FDWL Box: 46071 Addr: AQUETONG RD/RIVER RD , NEW HOPE, PA ON RIVER, BTW AQUETONG AND BOWMANS HILL Text: ABANDONED HOUSE, SMOKE POURING FROM WINDOWS AND EAVES ,, 08/02/18 07:42:49 FD1812671 Run: E46 E64 TR71 TR5 HCTW17 R35
17 Fire 17FD:FIRE REQUEST: (6)RIVER RD/SOLEBURY TWP & AQUETONG RD 18117386 REQ TL17/HOUSE FIRE::REQUEST TL17 FOR ABANDONED HOUSE FIRE ... See MoreSee Less
This morning, firefighters reviewed the use of the Paratech G2 air lifting bags and Rescue Support Struts by lifting the rear end of the Union Fire Company #1's 1923 Ahrens Fox pumper. The mechanic needed the rear tires off of the ground in order to adjust the brakes on the antique, which presented a perfect opportunity to do some training! ... See MoreSee Less
Rest easy Chief, I enjoyed our talks when you would stop in the station and say hello,You would tell “war stories “ of times past and I would always admire and learn from these stories looking to link our past to the future somehow and instill the passion and pride we all once shared.I will always remember our talks, I know you will be with us on every run guiding us from above.Rest easy Chief,we will take it from here.May you Rest In Peace. ... See MoreSee Less
Today, five members completed the open water exercises of the PADI Rescue Diver program at Dutch Springs in Bethlehem PA. Assistant Chief Gary Breuer, FF Mike Skeuse, FF Tom Hoffman, FF Travis Hoffman, and FF John Schutts participated in three in-water search and rescue exercises to complete the requirements of the course. The scenarios included the rescue of an unresponsive victim in 40' of water, a search for a victim in 25' of water, and another that required recovering the victim from the bottom, getting them safely to the surface, and swimming them to shore performing resuscitation efforts throughout the operation.
Additional training time was completed previously in both the classroom and Ryder University pool. ... See MoreSee Less
Today Tower17, Squrt17, Rescue17 and the Union Fire Companies 1923 took the trip to Chatham New Jersey for their 4th of July Parade. The Union Fire Company and the Lambertville Fire Department have been friends with Chatham Fire Department since 1960 58 years of friendship and tradition. Also today the Madison Fire Department and Morristown Fire Department brought their Ahrens Fox’s ... See MoreSee Less
This week was an eventful week for the district -Monday 4:48 pm CO Alarm activation. No illness reported. Chief 17 and Squrt 17 investigates -Wednesday 9:28am Hunterdon County Technical Rescue Taskforce dispatched for a Trench Rescue in Somerset County. HCTRTF units were canceled while responding Special Service 17 And Tower17 responded -Thursday 5:46 pm Alarm Activation at a Hotel in our local. Careless cooking. Squrt17 investigated along with Chief17 -Thursday 7:00pm members took part in the HCTRTF drill. Equipment review Tower17 and SS17 -Thursday 9:58pm Wire/pole with tree on wires burning with brush fire CHIEF , Squrt and Rescue responded w/ 9 -Friday 4:09am Lambertville DPW for multiple trash trucks well involved Chief17 updated and confirmed a working fire added 26 fire and tenders from. 23,47,48, mercer 53 And Bucks 46. Squrt17 w/ Captain and crew of 5 was first due stretched 2-2” lines and extinguished the bulk of the fire. Rescue 17s crew assisted w/Manpower along with 26 Fire. -Friday 11:00am Wet down the kids at Lambertville Summer Camp w/ Squrt17 ... See MoreSee Less