Recent Calls
Tue. Jun 27th 2017
Fire at Quality Inn

At approximately 2:12 a.m. Co. 31, along with Co. 32, Co. 38, Co. 37,  Unit 11 and Unit 17 were dispatched for a re...

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Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
Barn Fire

At approximately 12:36 a.m. Co. 31 along with Co. 32, Co. 37, Co. 38, Co. 42 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported barn ...

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Mon. May 1st 2017
Very Busy Evening and night

Do to a strong storm system that went through Bedford County, area fire depts were kept very busy with a wide range of calls....

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News Headlines
Sat. Jul 22nd 2017
2 New Stihl Saws

The Bedford Fire Dept recently put 2 new Stihl saws into service.  The first saw is a Stihl MS 461 Rescue saw, that was ...

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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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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
Sat. Jul 22nd 2017
The Bedford Fire Dept recently put 2 new Stihl saws into service.  The first saw is a Stihl MS 461 Rescue saw, that was put on our Ladder truck for ventilation purposes. This saw was purchased with State Grant funds from Smith's Saws & Service in Bedford.  The second saw we put int...
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...
Upcoming Events
Every 1st Thursday
7:30pm
Fri. Jul 28th 2017
6:30pm
Mon. Jul 31st 2017
7:00pm
Tue. Aug 1st 2017
5:15pm - 8:30pm
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2017 Call Volume
 Fire
Jan25
Feb24
Mar19
Apr18
May48
Jun26
Jul17
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Total177

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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
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Bedford County Unit 17