Recent Calls
Thu. Feb 9th 2017
Busy Thursday

Do to high winds and snowy conditions, Thursday was a very busy day for Co. 31.  The dept ran a total of 5 calls for the...

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Thu. Jan 26th 2017
Wires Down

Route 30/Mile Level - Wires Down.  Special Unit and Utility 31 responded under command of 31 Chief.  Crews arrived ...

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Fri. Jan 13th 2017
Assist at Structure Fire

At approximately 2:30 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with a Tanker and Aerial at a reported str...

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News Headlines
Tue. Jan 3rd 2017
Busy 2016

The Bedford Fire Dept. had another busy year in 2016 with the dept running 308 emergency calls.  This was down from...

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Mon. Oct 3rd 2016
Fall Foliage, weekend 1

The first weekend of the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival was held October 1 & 2.  Although the weather wasn't idea...

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Wed. Apr 20th 2016
Be Careful when burning outside

Do to the extremely dry conditions, area fire departments have been kept very busy putting out multiple brush and woods fires...

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Welcome to Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.

 

The Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc. was established in 1804, making it one of the oldest fire depts. in Pennsylvania.  We are an all Volunteer fire dept located about 2 1/2 hours East of Pittsburgh along Rt. 30 and the PA Turnpike. The department currently has 7 pieces of apparatus and covers approximately 147 square miles. 2015 showed the dept. responding to 338 emergency calls with 80 members on it’s roster.

News Headlines
Tue. Jan 3rd 2017
The Bedford Fire Dept. had another busy year in 2016 with the dept running 308 emergency calls.  This was down from last years call total of 338.  The dept would like to thank the officers, members and family members for their support.  We are hoping for another safe and producti...
Mon. Oct 3rd 2016
The first weekend of the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival was held October 1 & 2.  Although the weather wasn't ideal, there still was a great crowd that came out.  The Bedford Fire Dept. setup its food booth in front of the St. Thomas School on Penn Street as usual, where we sold stea...
Wed. Apr 20th 2016
Do to the extremely dry conditions, area fire departments have been kept very busy putting out multiple brush and woods fires.  Please use Extreme caution if you feel the need to burn outside.  It is recommended that you wait to burn to after it has rained.  
Fri. Jan 29th 2016
DBI, Downtown Bedford Incorporated, presented the Bedford Fire Department with a Volunteer of the Year award at their annual banquet.  This event was held at the Bedford Springs.  Personnel enjoyed a nice breakfast and then were honored in the program that followed.  Personnel thanked...
Wed. Jan 6th 2016
2015 proved to be another busy year for the Bedford Fire Dept., as we ran 338 emergency calls.  This is the second busiest year in our 211 year history.  The Dept would like to thank the community for their support in 2015 and look forward to serving them in 2016.  The Officers w...
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Contact Information
Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.
244 West Penn Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Non-Emergency: 814-623-8914
Emergency: 911