Recent Calls
Sun. Nov 13th 2016
Assist at Structure Fire

At approximately 9:04 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with an engine, tanker, aerial and rescue ...

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Sun. Oct 23rd 2016
MVA

At 12:26 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle MVA on Business 220 in the area of the Turnpike int...

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Sat. Oct 22nd 2016
Tanker and Engine assist

At approximately 1:49 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an engine and tanker at the scene of a struc...

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News Headlines
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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Fri. Jan 29th 2016
Bedford Fire Dept accepts Award

DBI, Downtown Bedford Incorporated, presented the Bedford Fire Department with a Volunteer of the Year award at their annual ...

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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
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...
Mon. Nov 16th 2015
The Bedford Fire Department No. 1, Inc. would like to thank the Community Foundation For the Alleghenies - Benjamin Bosler Fund for awarding the Fire Dept a $1000 Grant to go toward the purchase of iPads.  The BFD plans to use the iPads in conjunction with a new software program the dept recent...
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2016 Call Volume
 Fire
Jan31
Feb21
Mar22
Apr23
May28
Jun22
Jul30
Aug26
Sep24
Oct24
Nov33
Dec3
Total287

Call Volume History

Contact Information
Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.
244 West Penn Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Non-Emergency: 814-623-8914
Emergency: 911