Trumbauersville Fire Company
 
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The Trumbauersville Fire Company was established in 1906. We proudly serve and protect Trumbauersville Borough and portions of Milford, Richland and West Rockhill Townships as well as provide mutual aid assistance to the surrounding communities. The Fire Company is staffed by dedicated volunteer men and women of all ages 100% of the time. We pride ourselves on providing the best possible emergency services through a continuing education program and a well maintained fleet of fire apparatus. 


QUAKERTOWN COMMUNITY DAY
Friday, July 4, 2014 13:00
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The annual Quakertown Community Day Festivities took place this 4th of July in Quakertown's Memorial Park. 58's had 18 members staff the apparatus and take to Qtown for the annual water battles and then for the fireworks stand by. The 58 house brought home two trophies this year! 1st place for the senior members was taken home by 58's led by FF Dan Bishop on the tip while the Juniors took home the second place trophy led by Junior FF Christian Tull on the tip. Members returned to the 58 house for some relaxation before heading back to Qtown at 1945 hours with the Engine, Rescue and Tanker staffed. The Engine and Rescue provided coverage on a task force to handle area emergency calls while the tanker took the assignment for water supply at the launch site. Thankfully, it was a safe year with no calls for service and a great display enjoyed by thousands!

 
   
   
RESCUE TO PENNSBURG FOR APARTMENT
Sunday, June 22, 2014 06:03
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At 0603 hours on Saturday morning, 58's was dispatched for the Rescue to travel to 4th St in Pennsburg for a working apartment fire with possible entrapment. The Rescue took to the street with a crew of 6 and got instructed to take the RIT ops on Side A. In the meantime Engine 58 got directed to take the cover assignment at Pennsburg (Sta 65). The Engine took that assignment and then took in a run for and MVA with injuries on Rte 663. Once clear, they returned back to the 65 house. Companies committed 4 1/2 hours.

 
   
   
SEVERE STORM AND WORKING GARAGE IN FIRST DUE
Thursday, June 19, 2014 02:30
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At about 0215 hours the 58 first due along with surrounding areas were hit with a severe storm that brought high winds, hail and severe lightning to the area which also brought many large trees and wires down making streets impassable.

At 0230 hours Chief 58 was out giving out an incident location to county at which time BCR advised of Tactical Box 58-8 for a garage fire in the 1700 blk of Allentown Rd in Milford Twsp. Due on the assignment was 58's along with E57(Milford) and TW65(Pennsburg).  Chief and Engine 58 were on scene within 4 minutes of dispatch with fire showing though side D on a 60 x 75' single story structure. Engine 58 with the Battalion made an aggressive interior attack with 2 lines. E57 laid in from the hydrant while Tanker 58 pulled up to supply water until the hydrant connection was established.  TW65 arrived, threw ground ladders and set up lighting.   R26 out of Perkasie was added as the RIT, while Chemical 17(Qtown #1) was added to fill air. Squirt 18 (West End) had been special called for manpower but got diverted to another call.  The interior attack held the fire to the C/D corner of the building and the incident was placed within 18 minutes of being on scene.   Company 58 remained on scene for the County and Local Fire Marshall.

Squirt 18 along with Chief 87 took an assignment in the Borough on Main St for a tree on a house. PPl and the Milford and West Rockhill road crews were also summoned  out to multiple areas for trees and wires down.


 
   
   
RESCUE RUNS TO 56 LOCAL
   
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 05:19
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The volunteers at 58 got an early awakening when toned out for a dwelling fire with Station 56, Richland Fire and Rescue on Oak Dr in Melody Lakes. DC56 arrived on scene with a working fire under the floor. R58 arrived for a RIT setup. The incident was quickly placed and crews assisted in clean up.

 
COVER AT TELFORD FIRE CO
Saturday, June 14, 2014 17:00
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Engine 58 assisted in covering Telford Fire Co while they operated on a carnival and fireworks stand by. The Engine took in a fire alarm at the Souderton Mennonite Home on their stay. Limited action taken. Once the call was completed, E58 returned to Telford Fire Co until 2300.

 
RIT RUN to QTOWN
Friday, June 13, 2014 17:53
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After a severe thunderstorm passed through the area, Quakertown FD was dispatched for a dwelling in the Stonegate Village complex. They arrived on scene with a medium some condition which added Rescue 58 on the working fire box. R58 took to the street with a crew of 6. The crew arrived Side A and set up RIT. Once the incident was brought under control, RIT was broken down. Bucks Radio then dispatched a Tactical box in the 58 first due on Hillcrest Rd. Crews arrived there and found the electrical box had burned up after a lightning strike. Assured no extension and cleared.

 
   
   
TRUMBAUERSVILLE COMMUNITY DAY
   
Saturday, June 7, 2014 15:00
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The annual Trumbauersville Community Day festivities kicked off in Veterans Park in Trumbauersville at 1600 hours. Numerous activities for the family were available in the park, including the fire trucks. Kids got to squirt water with the booster line and check out the fire apparatus. While on scene, QRS assisted with a medical call there in the park. While units were awaiting the fireworks display, a call then came in for a fire alarm that Engine 17(Quakertown) along with the reserve tanker took in and found to be careless cooking. The evening topped off with another awesome fireworks display. Assisting for the evening were Quakertown (Engine/Field 17), West End(Tower 18), Milford(Engine 75), Tylersport (Field 72), Red Hill (Field 71), Pennsburg (Field 65). Once the fireworks were completed, E58 was then dispatched over into Quakertown to cover a call at Grundy for a smoke odor in the building. The Engine was then directed to the 18 house to cover there while QFD operated on another incident. It was a 10 hour day for the volunteers!

 
NEW GROUP APPARATUS PHOTO
   
Monday, May 26, 2014 08:00
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Finally after the long grueling winter, we were able to get all 4 trucks outside, including the new tanker, to get an apparatus photo. In photo from left to right; Tanker, Utility, Rescue, and Engine.

 
TFD SALUTES OUR NATION'S FALLEN TROOPS
Monday, May 26, 2014 
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Members of Station 58 took to the streets of Quakertown to honor our nation's fallen troops through the American Legion Post 242 parade and ceremony. Chief, Engine, Tanker, and Utility 58 participated in the parade and ceremony that was held in Memorial Park.

 
   
   
2nd ALARM SCHOOL IN RED HILL
photo courtesy of Stephen Weidler photography
   photo courtesy of Stephen Weidler
      photography
Monday, May 12, 2014 14:04
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Shortly after 2PM, R58, E58, and TR58 were dispatched to assist Red Hill one the second alarm for a reported school fire. Units all arrived to stage and manpower sent to manpower pool. It was determined the smoke throughout areas of the school came from a faulty air handler on the roof. Unit secured and ventilation performed. Units on scene for 45 minutes.

 
RIT TO QUAKERTOWN BOROUGH
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 03:06
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Qtown Fire Dept had been dispatched at 0301 hours for a reported dwelling fire on S Hellertown Ave in the Borough. PD arrived on scene and reported a working fire. R58 and R26 then added for the RIT. PD held fire in check and evacuated residents in attached dwelling. QFD arrived and knocked fire and opened up. R58 was assigned to Charlie side RIT. On scene set up for one hour.

 
   
   
TANKER TO GREEN LANE FOR BRUSH
   
Thursday, May 1, 2014 15:06
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Even after the flooding the area received, Green Lane Fire Co along with mutual aid was dispatched along a power line right of way on Upper Ridge Rd in Marlborough Twsp for a brush fire. Units arrived on scene with a large grass and brush fire. Tanker 58 arrived and staged to fill the field trucks accessing the fire. Onscene 1 hour.

 
HEAVY RAINS BRING FLOODING AND BUSY EVENING
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 15:30
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The late afternoon and evening hours for this past Wednesday kept the volunteers at the 58 house on their toes due to heavy persistent rains and flooding. During this time, the members answered three water rescue calls in swift water, assisting in bringing 5 people to safety along with multiple other service calls. The volunteers finally got back in house shortly after midnight after being in service for app 8 hours straight. Thank you to Red Hill Fire Co in assisting us on two of those calls with their boat.

 
   
   
TANKER RUN FOR BRUSH WITH SELLERSVILLE
Friday, April 25, 2014 15:20
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Sellersville and Perkasie Fire Co were dispatched to the 2500 blk of Old Bethlehem Rd in East Rockhill Township for brush. E26 and E27-1 arrived on scene along with Deputy 26 (Boshell) with a area of brush in the woods. Squirt 18(West End) and Tanker 58 were added to the assignment. Tanker 58 arrived and took the driveway to supply Engine 27-1. DC26 then added Tanker 58-1 to the assignment to supply Squirt 18. Both tankers emptied their 3500 gallons and returned.

 
   
   
RESCUE AND TANKER TO QFD DISTRICT
Sunday, April 13, 2014 13:06
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Just before 1PM on Sunday, Quakertown FD was dispatched to the 900 blk of Erie Rd for a reported dwelling fire, multiple calls. Chief 87 arrived confirming a working fire which added Rescue 58 and Recue 26 for RIT. The rescue was out the door within 2 minutes. The Tanker was then added for water supply as well and was out the door within a minute. The Rescue crew arrived and set up RIT as the tanker arrived and supplied 3500 gallons for fire suppression. On scene almost 2 hours.

 
   
   
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