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Thu. Oct 16th 2014
Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Company Turns 50!

This year FTVFC turns 50 years old! Established in 1964, 47 House has been a continually growing organization in the communit...

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Fri. Oct 10th 2014
Engine 47-1 Returns

After being away for about a month for some damaged paint and graphics repair due to a recent structure fire Engine 1 is retu...

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Thu. Oct 9th 2014
Fire Prevention at Charleroi School District

The District conducted fire prevention education during fire prevention week, which included touring the various apparatus fr...

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Rescue 47
2013 2013 Pierce Arrow XT
Genesis Rescue Tools including Cutters, Spreaders, Rams and Pumps.
Bottle Jacks/Floor Jacks
Haz-Mat Equipment including oil dry, sheets, and booms
Misc. hand tools
Medical Equipment with AED, Boards, and KED
300 gallons of water
Electric generator and electric pump for tools
Traffic Cones
Scene Lighting
Oil dry hopper
Quick connects for Genesis tools in front bumper
Coffin Compartments up top
Life-Jackets for water Rescue
Traffic Control Equipment
Water Cans and Fire Extinguishers
Dual Siren
Refrigerator with water
Airbags for lifting
and Inspection Camera
Gator 47
2008 4x4 John Deere Gator Special Operations Vehicle
2008 John Deere Gator XUV 850 Diesel. Has skid unit with 75 gallons of water and 5 gallons of foam and 50 ft. of forestry hose. Code 3 led lighting. Warn 3'000 # winch
Brush 47
2007 Ford F-450
Brush 47 is a 2008 Ford-F450. It was built mostly by our volunteers to meet a desired budget($60,000.00). It was built to be used as a mini pumper and mini rescue also. It carries 300 gallon of water and 5 gallon of class A foam. There are (2) 100' hose reels and (1) 300' reel with 1" forestry hose. There is also 150' of preconnected 1.5". Equipment on board includes a chain saw, brooms, shovels, flares, spare foam, traffic cones, spare 1"(300'), indian tanks, Drager SCBA, oil dry, forcible entry tools, full set of adapters, (2) 6' hard tubes, Genesis combi tool w/ pump, AED, medical equipment, high & low band communications. In the near future we hope to add a brush guard and winch. The cab and chassis was purchased at Woltz & Wind Ford (salesman Bill Bauer), the bed was built at Imperial Body, and the skid unit came form Crow Construction in Cashion Oklahoma (405-823-6432).
Engine 47
2006 Pierce Dash
The Engine is a 2006 Pierce Dash purchased from Glick Fire Equipment (salesman, Keith Flood). It carries 1000 gallon of water, a 2000gpm pump, and 40 gallon of class B foam and 5 gallon of class a foam and is powered by a detroit series 60
515hp engine.
Hose on board includes 1000' of 4", 200' of 1-3/4",
650' of 2",200' of 2.5".
Equipment on board includes various hand tools, PPV fan, portable generators w/lights, K12 saw, univent pro-saw, Genesis "Hand Vario" for RIT/Extrication,
LZ Kit, Genesis "Freedom Vario" battery over hydraulic combi tool w/ram,
water cans, foam pro, oil dry, RIT pack, traffic controll equip., salvage tarps,
full set of adapters, ground ladders, elkhart "stinger" deck gun, 6500 watts of scene lighting, 10,000 watt generator, (5) Drager SCBA, Bullard TIC w/remote TV,
Garmin GPS, medical equip., back up camara, high & low band communications.
Squad 47
2003 Ford F-350
Squad 47 is a 2003 Fod F-350 purchased from Woltz & Wind Ford (salesman Bill Bauer) and built by Glick Fire Equipment Co. The truck is used for Carbon Manoxide calls, traffic control, personel transportation, salvage & overhaul, etc.
It is equiped with the following items: CO Detector, PPV fan, traffic controll equipment, water cans, extinguishers, oil dry, tarps, (2) Drager SCBA units, sump pumps, forceable entry tools, lock out kit, chain saw, medical equipment(bls), LZ kit, rope, various hand tools, high and low band communications.
Rescue/Engine 47
2001 Pierce Dash
The Rescue/Engine is a 2001 Pierce Dash. It was purchased through Glick Fire Equipment (salesman Keith Flood). It is powered by a series 60 500hp detroit deisel. It carries 1000 gallons of water and 80 gallon of class B foam, and 5 gallon of class A foam.
The hose on board includes 1000' of 4", 100' 0f 1.5"(front discharge), 650' of 2", 200' of 2.5".
The equipment on board includes a full compliment of Genesis Rescue Tools, Kodiak Stabalization Struts, Motor Vehicle Crash Kit, various cribbing, various hand tools and forcible entry tools, oil dry, salvage tarps, haz mat equipment, medical equipment(BLS), water cans, chain saw, leaf blower, traffic controll equipment, LZ Kit, tool box, 300psi air chissle, "Mat Jack" HP air bags, saw zall, full set of adapters, elkhart "stinger" deck gun, 15000lb winch, (5) Drager SCBA, copy machine, high & low band communications, 7500watts of scene lighting, 10,000 watt generator, portable generator w/light.
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Fallowfield Township Volunteer Fire Company
1660 State Route 481
Charleroi, PA 15022
Non-Emergency: 724-483-8005
Emergency: 9-1-1
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