This seminar will present:
§ First-hand accounts of that day.
§ Never before seen video footage with radio traffic.
§ Initial resistance to the changes following the tragedy.
§ The heavy toll that this catastrophic event took on David’s life.
§ The incredible changes that he and the CFD have made.
§ Dr. Griffin’s scientific research regarding the change process following this event.
§ Details from the coinciding Best Selling Book,
When: April 28, 2018
Location: Upper Perk High School
2 Walt Road, Pennsburg, PA 18073
Cost: $50 Per Person (includes lunch)
RSVP Date: Please respond by April 1st, 2018
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On June 18, 2007, nine firefighters perished in a warehouse fire in Charleston, SC. What was initially dispatched as a trash fire escalated into one of the most scrutinized events in national fire service history. David had the unfortunate experience of being the engineer on the first due engine that day. As he operated on the fireground, he witnessed things that he will never forget.This seminar will present:§ First-hand accounts of that day.§ Never befor...
Members from Green Lane assisted Red Hill on a commercial building fire Sunday September 10th. Squad 42 and Tac 42 responded. Full article on 1st Responder News:http://www.1strespondernews.com/webpages/news/DisplayNews.aspx?PT=state&state=PA&ID=9c7a5b05-fc79-448a-b828-6d08fde13810
Upon returning from the scene of another call Tanker 42 was added to 78's box with confirmed fire. The fire quickly went to 2 alarms. Tanker assisted with water supply, while it's crew assisted with fire suppression.
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The GLFC is proud to announce the purchase of Field 75 from the Telford Fire Company. Field 75 was no longer being utilized by Telford and was purchased at a very fair price by the fire company. The truck is a 1997 Chevrolet / Swab 4x4 with approximately 10,000 miles on the vehicle. The truck is equipped with a 350 gallon per minute pump and carries 350 gallons of water. TAC-42, as it will be designated, will be a multi-use vehicle, from brush fires to medi...
At roughly 9:45 a.m. on Thursday, November 21st, Tanker 42 and Engine 42 were dispatched to assist Upper Frederick Station 87 with a garage fire in the 2900 Block of Hauck Road in Upper Frederick Township. The Engine and Tanker responded along with units from Upper Frederick, New Hanover, Lower Frederick, Schwenksville and Upper Salford. Chief 52 of Lower Frederick arrived on location and reported a working fire in a detached garage. He ordered the first engine in to protect th...
Just before lunch time on Thursday, November 14th, Station 42 was dispatched to a home on Swamp Creek Road near the intersection of Whites Mill Road in Marlborough Township for a building fire. Also on the assignment were units from Tylersport Sta. 72, Upper Salford Sta. 78, Red Hill Sta. 71, Pennsburg Sta. 65 and Trumbauersville Bucks Sta. 58. Deputy 42 (J. Balmer) went responding and was given additional information that the complainants shed was on fire and was not ...
At approximately 9:45 a.m. on Wednesday, November 6th, Station 42, Squad 78 (Upper Salford) and Engine 87 (Upper Frederick) were dispatched to the area of Route 29 and Snyder Road at the old iron bridge for a vehicle accident with injuries. Deputy 42 and Rescue 42 arrived on the scene and reported the patient to be self extricated and being tended to by EMS. SQ78 and E87 were recalled. 42 units powered down the vehicle and controlled fluids and remain...
Just after 9:30 on Tuesday, August 28th, Station 42, Squad 78 and Engine 87 were dispatched to the area of Perkiomenville Road between Penny Road and Upper Ridge Road for a Vehicle Accident with Entrapment. Chief 42 went responding and was given the additional that one vehicle had struck a pole with one victim possibly entrapped. PD arrived on location shortly after and reported that the patient was conscious and alert and apparently not trapped, but wasnt going to try to exit th...
A two vehicle non-injury accident tied up traffic during the lunch rush at the intersection of Gravel Pike and Knight Road on Monday, July 29th. Shortly after Noon, the Marlborough Twp. Police Dept requested Station 42 fire police to assist with traffic control around the accident. Deputy 42 (Balmer) responded to the scene to assist with traffic control due to the limited man power during the day. Upon arrival, Deputy 42 noted a large amount of flu...
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