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Sunday, December 2, 2012 14:09
Units from Fallston were dispatched to a 10-50 PI with multiple injuries Sunday afternoon. The accident occured on SRT 1 just past SRT 152 in front of the Texas Road House and Fallston McDonald's. With a total of 4 patients, 3 ambulances from Fallston and one from Bel Air transported to local area hospitals.Units: CH13, CH13-9, R1351, U1362, A1391, A1392, A1393, A394Photo by Sgt. Stefan
Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Co. Fire Urges Residents to
“Have Two Ways Out!”
The Fallston VFAC is teaming up with NFPA during Fire Prevention Week, October 7-13, 2012, to urge residents to “Have Two Ways Out!” This year’s theme focuses on the importance of fire escape planning and practice.
Chief Will Rosenberg of the FVFAC says “Fire is unpredictable and moves faster than most people realize. Having a tried and true escape plan with two ways out is essential to ensuring your family’s safety should fire break out in your home.” He recommends the following tips for planning your family’s escape:
· Make a map of your home. Mark a door and a window that can be used to get out of every room.
· Choose a meeting place outside in front of your home. This is where everyone can meet once they’ve escaped. Draw a picture of your outside meeting place on your escape plan.
· Write the emergency telephone number for the fire department on your escape plan.
· Have a grown-up sound the smoke alarm and practice your escape plan with everyone living in your home.
· Keep your escape plan on the refrigerator and remind grown-ups to have your family practice the plan twice a year or whenever anyone in your home celebrates a birthday.
The Fallston VFAC will be hosting our annual Public Safety Open House on Saturday October 13, 2012 from 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. at the Carrs Mill Road Station next to the Fallston High School. There will be fire trucks, rescue vehicles and other emergency services displays, a Moon Bounce for the kids and a live action automobile extrication demonstration.
During Fire Prevention Week we will be promoting “Have Two Ways Out!” through educational, family-oriented activities, where residents can learn more about the importance of fire escape planning and practice, as well as the power of prevention.
To find out more about Fire Prevention Week programs and activities in the area visit www.hcvfa.org or the Harford County Volunteer Fire and EMS Assoc Facebook page. To learn more about “Have Two Ways Out!” visit NFPA’s Web site at www.firepreventionweek.org.
Friday, September 14, 2012
For the second time this month FVFAC was asked to preform a Flag Detail for the funeral of another local police officer who lost his life. Truck 1331 assisted by Tower 332 from Company 3 (BAVFC) set up at the entrance to Bel Air Memorial Gardens for the Funeral of Officer First Class K9 Patrol Charles Armetta of the Aberdeen Police Department.Officer Armetta was killed in a freak accident in the early morning hours on Saturday, September 08, 2012. This was not a line of duty death. Officer Armetta is survived by his wife Heather, their 1 year old daughter
Adrianna, his mother and father, three brothers, and one sister. The Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company extend our condolences to the family of Officer Armetta and his extended family at Aberdeen Police and his friends. He will be truly missed and may he Rest in Peace.
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Truck 1331 along with Tower 332 from Company 3 (BAVFC) participated in a Flag Detail at Bel Air Memorial Gardens to help honor a fallen Sheriff Deputy Harford County Sheriff's Office Corporal Charles B. Licato #553, age 34 of Cecil
County, MD died in the line of duty, in a single car motor vehicle crash that occurred in the 4800
block of Conowingo Road in Darlington, MD shortly after 2:00 am on Thursday,
September 6, 2012.
Fallston Volunteer Fire and Ambulance Company extend their condolences to our
brothers and sisters serving with the Harford County Sheriff's Office at the
loss of one of their own. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
Corporal Charles Licato severd with the FVFAC for a short
period of time. Corporal Licato was an ambulance driver and helped out with hall
rentals. Corporal Licato's years of service will not be forgotten. May you rest
in peace and watch over your brothers and sistersPhotos by: Capt. Brandon Ruble (BAVFC) , HCSO
Friday, August 17, 2012 06:53
FVFAC responded to the 2200 Blk of Connolly Rd for a 10-50 PI. Units arrived to find a 4 door sedan that struck a tree and landed on its roof. Driver of the vehicle was self extricated and was taken to a local area hospital for related injuries.Units: R1351, A1393, CH13-2, CH13-9Photo By: Sgt. Garrett Stefan
Thursday, August 16, 2012 11:11
FVFAC was dispatched to Fallston Rd and Watervale Rd for a 10-50 Motor Vehicle Collision with Rescue. HCSO arrived first on scene with a 2 vehicle accident and one patient. Shortly after FVFAC units arrived and conducted fire department operations. Patient extricated was taken to local hospital for injuries.Units: R1351, A1391, U1399, U1371Photos by: Sgt. Garrett Stefan
Saturday, August 11, 2012 08:48
The Fallston Vol. Fire and Ambulance Company was alerted along with the Jarrettsville Vol. Fire Company to respond to 3400 Blk of North Furnace Rd. for a dwelling fire. Upon arrival Engine 712 found a one story single family home with fire showing from the front of the house. Fire was found to have extended to the walls and up to the attic and was completely extinguished by 09:31.Crews from Jarrettsville, Fallston, and Bel Air worked on scene performing ventilation, salvage and overhaul.Fallston Units On-Scene: CH13, E1311(CH 13-1 on board), E1312Photos by: Jarrettsville Vol. Fire Company
Sunday, July 15, 2012 20:11
400blk of Hemingway Street was the scene of a one alarm dwelling fire. BAVFC
equipment was on the scene within minutes of dispatch and reported fire through
the roof of a split level single family structure. The fire was placed under
control within 10 minutes by 40 firefighters from Bel Air and Fallston. There
were no injuries and there was no one home at the time of the fire. The cause
has been attributed to a lightening strike from a storm cell that had passed
through the area. Units on Scene: CH3, CH3-2, CH13, CH13-2, E311, E312, E313, E315, E1311, E1312, R351, R1351, A391Story By: BAVFC Photo By: BAVFC
Sunday, July 1, 2012 14:55
On July 1, 2012 at 14:55 Company 13 was alerted for a 10-50 PI located in the 2200 Block of Bel Air Rd. Upon arrival Chief 13-2 found a two vehicle collision with an entrapment of one patient . By 15:06 a second BLS unit was requested and Fire suppression units from Fallston and Bel Air were on scene working on extrication. At 15:12 extrication was complete and patients were transported to local Baltimore area hospitalsUnits on Scene: CH13-2, T1331, R351, A1391, A1393
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