Sep
7
2016

Porch Fire in Brookhaven

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Just before 01:30 Co. 50 was dispatched to the unit block of Greenwood Street in Brookhaven to assist Co. 52 on a building fire. Quint 52 arrived first to find heavy fire on the front porch of the residence, and were able to make a quick stop on the fire. TS-50′s crew arrived on location
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Sep
6
2016

Dump Truck into a Building in Bortondale

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Just before 08:00 Co. 50, Engine 46, & Medic 1047D were dispatched to the unit block of Garfield Rd in Bortondale for an accident reported to be a dump truck into a dwelling. 509B (Walls) arrived and confirmed the report. Luckily there were no serious injuries. Squad 50 and Engine 50 were in service for
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Jul
6
2016

House Fire on Glen Riddle Rd

At 07:22 Co.’s 50, 46, 52, RIT23, & M1047D were dispatched to 157 Glen Riddle Rd for a dwelling fire. M1049 arrived to find smoke showing. Engine 46 arrived and confirmed a basement fire. Crews from Engine 46 deployed a hand line to the basement while crews from 50 searched and checked for extension. TeleSqurt
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Jul
5
2016

Pump Operator Training

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Last evening, as our monthly meeting wrapped up, the members took advantage of the warm weather to do some driver training. Firefighters from station 50 spent a few hours working on handline deployment and water flow.
Jun
27
2016

2nd Alarm In Upland

Just before 2pm Co. 50 was dispatched on the second alarm to assist Co. 57 (Upland) on a working building fire at Upland Ave & Kerlin St. Crews from TeleSqurt 50 assisted with ventilation and support operations.
Jun
26
2016

Vehicle Fire in Lima

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At 4am stations 50 and 46 were alerted to respond to Sunrise Senior Living for an automobile fire. Tac 46 arrived and placed a line in service. The crew from 50 assisted 46 with backup on the line, and opening the vehicle up. The fire was placed under control quickly.
Jun
18
2016

Smoke Condition on Harvard Drive

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Right after lunch, station 50 along with mutual aid units were dispatched to the unit block of Harvard Drive for a building fire. 50-9A (Deputy Chief Decker) arrived to find smoke in the building from an unknown source. Tele-Squrt 50 (E. Mellon) arrived and pulled an 1 3/4 handline. Crews investigated and found a problem
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Jun
14
2016

Water Rescue Training

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This evening for our weekly drill, members of station 50 traveled to Mount Alverno Road for a water rescue drill. The scenarios included tossing rope bags to rescue a victim, approaching a strainer in the water, self rescue, victim rescue using a ring buoy, and victim rescue using a team to enter the water. Mount
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May
19
2016

VOLUNTEERS WANTED!

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VOLUNTEERS WANTED!! Middletown Fire Company #1 is 100% volunteer and always looking for men and women looking to help their community. Please inquire within and become part of the team! For more information please message questions to us on Facebook, call the fire station (610-566-0723), or stop by on any Tuesday evening after 7pm to
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Oct
19
2015

Rescue Service Recognition

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Today we received a letter from the Pennsylvania Dept. of Health, Bureau of EMS, and The Office of the State Fire Commissioner, informing the fire company that we have again met the standards of the Voluntary Rescue Service Recognition Program. What this means is the fire company has gone through a process that verifies we
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