Rose Fire Company No. 1


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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 44 120
Feb 63 127
Mar 36 118
Apr 39 119
May 35 117
Jun 0 108
Jul 0 116
Aug 0 123
Sep 0 134
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 217 1082

Incident Totals
Fire EMS
2013 387 1362
2012 391 1307
2011 440 1150
2010 414 1140
2009 432 1177
2008 400 1092
2007 450 1131
2006 392 1178
2005 435 1235
Total 3741 10772

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Working Dwelling Fire in the 61 Local

Lieutenant Matt Stoudt, October 09

Truck 58, Engine 58-1, and MICU 58 assisted Station 61 (Shrewsbury) with a working dwelling fire on Forrest Avenue. The MICU was in the area upon dispatch, and reported smoke showing upon arrival. Chief 61 (Myers) upgraded the incident to a working fire and requested a Tanker Task Force due to limited water supply.

Part way through the incident, a mayday was declared when a firefighter from our ... (Full Story)


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Congratulations Lt. Campbell

Lieutenant Matt Stoudt, September 08

For Immediate Release:

The officers and members of Rose Fire Company No. 1 would like to congratulate Lieutenant Josh Campbell and his new bride, Jennifer, on their wedding this past weekend. Several members attended the beautiful ceremony and reception, held in Pasadena, MD on the shores of the Chesapeake Bay.

Congratulations from Station 58, Mr. and Mrs. Campbell! We wish you all the best!... (Full Story & Photos)

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Working Fire in 54 Local

Lieutenant Matt Stoudt, September 02

At 02:49hrs Station 58 was alerted for the Truck Company to respond to a high-risk structure fire in Stewartstown Borough, Station 54's first due area. Chief 54 (Walker) went on-scene with smoke showing from the building and requested the working fire assignment. Tower 58 assisted with interior and exterior ventilation, opening up the roof, salvage and overhaul. Crews operated for several hours, ... (Full Story)


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Firefighter Kemp and EMT Hess
Firefighter Kemp and EMT Hess

Congratulations Firefighter Kemp

Lieutenant Matt Stoudt, August 28

For immediate release:

The officers and members of Rose Fire Company No. 1 would like to congratulate Firefighter Tim Kemp on his graduation from the Montgomery County (MD) Fire and Rescue Training Academy.

Recruit Class #39 spent 26 weeks learning and reviewing various aspects of fire suppression, rescue, and emergency medicine. Firefighter Kemp is now assigned to A-Shift at Fire Station #22 (Germantown/Kingsview). ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Strong Storm Rips Through New Freedom

July 09

Our fire, EMS, fire police and local EMA crews worked late into the night following last nights severe storms that swept through New Freedom. Between 911 calls and calls for service, over 20 incidents were responded to with numerous homes and businesses suffering severe damage and power lines down across town. There were no reports of injuries.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Residential Rescue in Shrewsbury Twp.

Lieutenant Matt Stoudt, April 24

Thursday nights at Station 58 are company drill night, and this week's topic was Aerial Rescue. Members reviewed the principles and techniques used to help effect rescuing a patient using the capabilities of Tower 58.

Shortly after training had concluded, Fire Station 58 was requested to assist EMS with a patient lift assist in the 100 Block of Penny Lane, Shrewsbury Township.

Engine 58-1 (Capt. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Remembering Ed Sneeringer

Firefighter/EMT Erin Holloway, April 07

The Rose Fire Company #1 extends our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Paramedic Ed Sneeringer who passed Saturday, April 5th. Ed was an integral part of the Rose Fire Company Emergency Medical Services (EMS) program for the past decade. He was hired as a Part-Time EMT in the early 2000's and then spent a period of time as a volunteer with the department. Ed then went on to pursue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due House Fire

Tony McGillin, March 14

At 1451 hours Units From Company 58 along with Shrewsbury 61, Md Line 45, Glen Rock 59 and Stewartstown 54 were dispatched to Waltimyer Rd. in Shrewsbury Twp. for a reported Structure Fire. Engine 58-1 arrived on scene with Heavy Smoke showing from the roof area of a two story farm house. E58-1 advanced a 200' 1-3/4" attack line through side "A" to the second floor to begin the fire attack. Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

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House Fire In New Freedom Borough

March 05

At approximately 15:45 Stations 58, 59, 61, and BC 450 were alerted for the report of a garage fire in the 100 block of Freedom Avenue in New Freedom Borough. Engine 58-1 responded with four personnel in under a minute. Upon arrival crews found a two story single family dwelling with heavy smoke showing from the eves. Captain 58 (Shearer) assumed the command and requested a working fire assignment. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Credit Michael Koval
Photo Credit Michael Koval

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First Due Chimney Fire

Chief Tony McGillin, February 17

During the evening hours the Structure Fire assignment was dispatched to Constitution Ave. in New Freedom Borough. Engine and Truck Co. 58 arrived with a Working Chimney Fire. Chief 58-1 (Holloway) established the Command, Engine crew advanced attack line and the Truck laddered the building. Crews from 58 along with mutual aide companies work for a hour and half making sure all fire was exstinguished ... (Full Story)


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