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Old Firehouse & Redington Avenue
In Memory and Honor of all our Brother Firefighters and EMS personnel that were injured or lost their life on September 11th, 2001 because of the ludicrous nonsensical tragedy that never should have happened. A Good and Kind God has a far better plan for those lost. We applaud your continuing search, rescue and recover efforts. Hold your heads high as you are some of Americas finest.
May god be with all. Our prayers are with everyone.
GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU!!!!!
COVERAGE: There are 179 square miles of territory in the fire coverage area consisting of 9 municipalities; Troy Boro and Twp., Burlington Boro & West Burlington Twp., Columbia Twp., Armenia Twp., Springfield Twp., Sylvania Boro, and Granville Twp.
BUDGET: The department operates on a $145,500 per year budget with municipal contributions of $98,278. The balance is raised by the department through fund raising and donations. Our current debt load for apparatus and station expense is $662,000.00.
ALARMS: The department answers an average of 350 alarms per year; 20 -30 structures, 10-15 grass/brush fires, 10-15 car fires, 15-20 Life-Flight landings, 30-45 mutual aid, 5-10 gas/smoke investigation, 20-25 automatic alarms, 5-10 hazardous situation, 10-15 rescues and 15-20 ambulance assistance and 15 miscellaneous totaling approximately 4500 hours of man power. Training and station activities comprise approximately 1500 hours per year.
MEETINGS: The department meets once a month. The board of directors consisting of the 3 Chiefs, President, Secretary, Treasurer and 5 elected directors also meets once a month. Each municipality has the right to have a representative attend the directors meetings.
EQUIPMENT: We have 3 pumpers, 2 brush truck, 1 ATV,
COST: Cost to equipment 1 fire fighter with NFPA approved turn-out gear (bunker) is $2,800.00 and if you supply him with an approved air-pack at $4,000, plus incidentals, the total cost is $6,000 and up each. Each active fire fighter is required to have a set of gear.
DONATIONS: The average active volunteer fire fighter drives his own personal vehicle 1,000 miles per year to alarms, training, meetings, etc.
AUXILIARY: The department has a 14 member ladies auxiliary that support the department via fund rasing activities. They also supply refreshments on the fire ground when possible.
MISC: On the fun side, the department has marching unit which participates in most of the local parades and contest team which compete in firematics during the summer months at various location in New York and Pennsylvania.