Feb
6
2017

TFC Receives Participating Reward

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The Temple Fire Company was recently recognized by the PA Office of the State Fire Commissioner’s Office as a recipient of the Participating Department Recognition Program. The Participating Department is a program that Commonwealth emergency responders have an opportunity to participate in and be recognized as a certified fire professional at various levels in accordance
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Jan
12
2017

Working Fire on Rt 12

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On the night of January 12, Companies 10 & 11 were dispatched to Rt 12 EB right by the North 5th Street Highway overpass for a vehicle fire. Chief 10 arrived and confirmed a working fire. Engine 11 arrived and went in service. Crews made quick work on this job and we were clear within
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Dec
9
2016

Santa Clause is coming to Temple

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On Sunday December 18th between the hours of 1800 – 2000 hours, be on the look out for Santa. We will be driving him around the Temple area for the kids and families to see. We will make every possible effort to hit as many streets as we can. If you hear sirens, it’s a
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Dec
7
2016

Rollover W/ Entrapment next to Station 11

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At 1125 hours, Stations 11, 10 & 560 were dispatched to the 4900 block of Kutztown Road for a MVA with Entrapment & Fire. Asst 11 on scene with one car on its roof against an apartment building with a severed fire hydrant and major flooding conditions. The driver was found to still be confined
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Nov
30
2016

The 11 House goes to work in Maidencreek Twp.

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At 1323 hours, the structure assignment was struck for a fire in a commercial building. Crews on scene with a working fire in the basement and smoke pushing from all sides. The Engine 11 crew went to work with the 12 crew stretching the line to the basement and quickly finding the fire before further
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Nov
26
2016

Working Vehicle Fire on Allentown Pike in Muhlenberg

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At 0853 hours, stations 11 & 10 were dispatched to the area of the 5000 block of Allentown Pike for a reported vehicle on fire. Chief 11 on scene with a fully involved full size van. Foam 10 arrived and went in service with the fire attack and Engine 11 supplied. Crews made a fast
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Nov
18
2016

Working Car Fire on the South Side

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At 0139 hours, Stations 10 & 11 were alerted for a car on fire in the 2100 block of North 13th Street. Chief 10 on scene with a working fire. Engine 11 arrived and went in service. The fire was contained and the assignment was released.
Nov
14
2016

Temple Fire Assists Company 10 on a Fully Involved House Fire in Muhlenberg Twp

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At 2359 hours on Monday night, the structure assignment was again struck in Muhlenberg Twp for the area of the 3400 block of Harrison Ave for a reported house on fire. Deputy 10-1 arrived confirming a fully involved residential house on fire. E10 arrived and went in service. The crew from E11 assisted with fire
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Nov
13
2016

TFC assists Station 10 on an attic fire

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, , At 1009 Hours on Sunday morning the structure assignment was dispatched to the 600 block of Hain Ave for a reported attic on fire. The initial dispatch brought in companies 10, 11, 13, 85 (RIT) & 560. Deputy 10-1 arrived and quickly confirmed a working fire. Engine 10 arrived and stretched a line
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Jul
2
2016

Temple Fire Company Fair

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The annual Temple Fire Company Fair is set to begin on July 19th thru July 23rd. There will be ride specials, good food, milk shakes and some live entertainment. Please come on out, have a good time and support the Temple Fire Co.
Jun
29
2016

Engine 11 Due to Perry Twp Structure Fire

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At 0918 hours, Engine 11 was dispatched as a cover unit to the area of the 600 block of Mohrsville Road in Perry Twp to assist at the scene of a working structure fire. Once the Engine arrived, the Crew went in service as needed as assisted in some firefighting functions. The fire was contained
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Jun
27
2016

Multiple Tractor Trailers Burn in Temple

Photo by Drue LaFaver
At 1500 hours, Companies 11 & 10 were dispatched to the 4600 block of Commerce Street for a reported vehicle fire to be tractor trailers were numerous explosions. Asst 11 left his house to find a very heavy plume of smoke and immediately requested both Tankers from Central of Laureldale. Asst 11 arrived, took command
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