Pennsburg Fire Company

Shed Fire in Green Lane

Sunday, May 1, 2016 12:43

On May 1st the Pennsburg Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Green Lane Fire Company for a working shed fire at 914 Lakeview Drive. Chief 65, Tower 65 and Squad 65 responded to the scene and assisted with looking for any extension to the dwelling. Crews remained on scene for roughly 2 hours and were released. 



4th Annual Golf Outing

Sunday, May 1, 2016  On May 1st the Pennsburg Fire Company held our 4th Annual Golf Outing at the Macoby Run golf course. Despite the cold weather and rain it was amazing to see our supporters out for the day. A big thank you to all that attended and the sponsors of the event. Without you all we wouldn’t have the event.


We look forward to having you all back next year!


Thank you    



Dwelling Fire

Sunday, April 24, 2016   The Pennsburg Fire Company was dispatched to a working dwelling fire in Marlborough Township. Upon arrival Chief 65 reported heavy fire to the C side of the building. Tower 65 operated two hand lines and roof operations off the truck. Squad 65 came in behind the tower and pulled a third line. The tower and squad crew made the initial attack through the front door but were relocated out of the building and around to the C side due to the roof collapse. Multiple fire companies were on scene along with covering station 65 until we returned.

Great Job by all!!



Chimney Fire on Seminary Street

Sunday, April 10, 2016 10:30am  The Pennsburg Fire Company was dispatched to a dwelling fire reported at 317 Seminary Street. Upon arrival Chief 65 reported heavy smoke coming from the chimney. Tower 65 was first on scene and he crews were split between interior and exterior operations. The quick attack kept the fire contained with no extension. Station 38 and Station 71 were also on scene to assist with operations.



4th Annual Fire Company Golf Outing

Wednesday, February 17, 2016  Come out and support your local volunteer firefighters with a day of golf.  The Pennsburg Fire Company will be holding it's annual golf outing on Sunday May 1, 2016 at Macoby Run Golf Course in Green Lane.  Registration starts starting at 11:30 am followed by lunch at noon and a shotgun start at 1pm.  Dinner and door prizes will follow the round.  Cost is $300 per foursome or $85 per golfer before April 19th so register early.  Cost after that date is $340.00 per foursome.

If you have any questions, please contact Matt Braxton at 484-387-0986 or email We look forward to seeing you for a day of fun, food, playing golf and spending time with the men and women that protect you and your surrounding communities.

We are also looking for a few more sponsors for the event.   Some of the hole sponsors, green sponsors and general sponsors are still available.  See attached sponsor form for details and feel free to contact Matt as well about the availability. 

If you cannot open the attachments, please email and we will send them to you.



Extinguished Dwelling Fire in Pennsburg

Tuesday, February 9, 2016   Crews were alerted to the 800 block of Main Street in Pennsburg this morning for a reported dwelling fire.  Occupant reported smoke and flames in holes in her floors.  Chief 65 arrived to find an extinguished dwelling with minor overhaul.  Assignment was held to Tower 65 to check for extension and overhaul.  FM83 is continuing the investigation.  Fire Police directed traffic around the scene.  Crews returned to service in 45 minutes.  Other units on the assignment were SQ71, E38 M369/CH369 and 83 PD.  



Car Fire at Copart

Tuesday, February 9, 2016   Station 65 was dispatched for a vehicle fire at Copart Recovery on Geryville Pike in Upper Hanover Township.  Chief 65 arrived to find a single vehicle on fire in the lot.  Squad 65 arrived and pulled a foam 1-3/4" line to extinguish the fire.  Crews worked for about 20 minutes and were returned to service.  FM87 is investigating the incident.  Fire Police assisted at the entrance to Copart.



Apartment Fire in Green Lane

Wednesday, February 3, 2016   Tower 65 was dispatched to assist Station 42 (Green Lane) on an apartment fire on Walnut Street in Green Lane Borough.  Chief 72 and Chief 65 arrived to find smoke showing from the eaves of a 2 story wood framed apartment building.  Squirt 71 arrived first and was advised to pull a hand line and advance to the second floor.  Tower 65 arrived next and set up for ventilation and it's crew was assigned to assist with interior operations and search.  Crews found an active fire in the walls of an apartment that was advancing to the attic.  Crews work to pull the walls and ceiling to expose the fire.  The fire was placed under control in about 30 minutes.  Crews worked for another hour with overhaul.  Fire Police had Walnut Street closed around the scene and the Fire Marshal is investigating the incident.  Additional units on the assignment were T42, E72, SD65, SD78, R37 and E38.  Medic 344 stood by as well.  



New Years Eve Chimney Fire

Thursday, December 31, 2015   Crews were dispatched to Broomstick Road in Upper Hanover Township on New Years Eve around 2230 hours for a reported chimney fire.  Deputy 65 arrived to find an active fire in the chimney.  Chief 65 arrived and established command and advised Squad 65 to stretch a dry line to the fireplace area and send a crew to the roof to check the chimney.  Squad and Tower crews threw  ladders and checked for active fire in the chimney.  Crews used extinguishing packets to stop the flame and a brush to remove the creosote.  Interior crews cleaned out the firebox and checked for extension in the tube.  Crews worked for about an hour to extinguish the fire and check for extension.  Fire Police assisted with traffic around the scene.  Other units on the assignment were TW65, L38, SD38, Berks T58.  SQ71 and Berks T97 were returned early in the assignment.  



Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Thursday, December 24, 2015   As the year comes to close, the Officers and Member of the Pennsburg Fire Company would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.  Have a safe and holiday season.  Remember to be smart and be safe in your travels as well as make your home safe for you and your family.  Thank you for supporting a 100% volunteer fire company.  



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