Bethel Township Hose Company No.1 Engine Rescue - Delaware County, PA Station 66




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No Caption "Letters to Santa" & Santa to Visit Bethel Township

Firefighter Matt Hills Jr., November 20

With Thanksgiving next week, Christmas will follow and The Bethel Township Hose Co. #1 announces our 2nd annual “Letters to Santa.” Our “Letters to Santa” mailbox is located outside of our front doors. Letters will be accepted until Tuesday December 15, 2020 to guarantee delivery from Santa. Please clearly print your child/children’s name and address on the letters. Please email any questions regarding “Letters to Santa” to SantaLetters66@gmail.com.

Sunday December 13th beginning at 10am, Santa will start out visiting all township neighborhoods until completed. Due to COVID restrictions, we will not be handing out candy canes, collecting any food or collecting any toys. You may donate ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Engine 66

Assistant Chief Matt Hills Jr., September 22

The Bethel Township Hose Co. No.1 has signed an agreement with Glick Fire Equipment Company Inc. to purchase a new Pierce Enforcer engine to replace our current 2000 Pierce Saber engine. This purchase continues our schedule of replacing apparatus every 20 years. We are expecting to take delivery in early summer 2021. Below are a few items that will be included on the new Engine 66:

Pierce Enforcer 6 man cab
Cummins 450 Horse Power
Compressed Air Foam System (CAFS)
1750 GPM Pump
750 Water Tank
25 Gallon Foam Tank
All LED Scene Lighting (12V)
Frontal and Rollover Protection
Deck Gun Mounted for Operator Access
Front Bumper Intake
All Hose lines off the rear with exception of one front bumper ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Bunkroom Construction

Assistant Chief Matt Hills Jr., August 15

The past couple weeks a few members have been hard at work converting a corner section of our building into a bunkroom. The bunkroom will serve as a sleeping quarters when our volunteers are available to staff an overnight duty crew. Thank you to all of the members who have chipped in helping to build the room. Special thank you to township resident John Myers III for donating his time and expertise in building the room.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thursday Evening Training

Assistant Chief Matt Hills Jr., August 14

Last evening 12 members attended a SCBA confidence drill. Attending members went thru a maze setup in the engine room with their SCBA masks blacked out to create zero visibility. The drill reviewed familiarization with SCBA, air management, team communication and situational awareness (ex. finding another way when the hoseline leads to a collapsed area). Members drilled for 2 hours before cleaning up. Great job by all who participated and helped with the setup and clean up.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Bethel's Volunteers Keep Busy During Severe Weather

Assistant Chief Matt Hills Jr., August 08

Last evening as a severe thunderstorm hit the area the company responded to 7 calls. 3 were mutual aid water rescue assist calls to Concordville (59), 1 mutual aid vehicle fire assist to Talleyville (NCC 25), 2 water rescue calls in Bethel Township and 1 carbon monoxide alarm call in Bethel Township. Bethel’s volunteers were in service for over 4 hours before returning to station to restore equipment. Earlier in the day, the company also assisted Concordville (59) on a working garage fire.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Garnet Valley, PA 19060

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