Recent Calls
Wed. Aug 2nd 2017
Busy Day

Co. 31 had a Very busy day, with the dept running 3 calls.  The first call for the day was dispatched at 5:33 a.m. and w...

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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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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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Consumer Product Safety Commission Recalls
The buckle on the helmet fails to meet current federal safety standards, posing a risk of head injury.
The stroller leg bracket can break, posing a fall hazard to infants in the stroller.
The handlebar clamp can crack and fail, posing a crash hazard.
The lit firework can tip over and fire shells at bystanders, posing burn, fire and impact hazards to consumers.
The transmission can fail, posing a crash hazard.
Rattles sewn into the booties can detach, posing a choking hazard.
Light refraction through the stake lights can singe or melt items in contact with or in the immediate proximity, posing a fire hazard.
The recalled dressers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children.
The fabric seat on the chairs can tear, posing a fall hazard to the user.
The metal band can wear through the fabric covering of the slap bracelet, posing a laceration hazard.
The buckle on the helmet can disengage, posing a risk of head injury.
The snaps on the fleece pullovers can detach, posing a choking hazard.
The recalled chests of drawers are unstable if they are not anchored to the wall, posing serious tip-over and entrapment hazards that can result in death or injuries to children. The chests do not comply with the performance requirements of the U.S. voluntary industry standard (ASTM F2057-14).     
The fuel tap or carburetor can leak fuel, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s nightgowns and pajama sets fail to meet flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children. 
The transmission gear can break, posing crash and injury hazards.
The toys have fabric hats and bows that can detach, posing a choking hazard. 
The bottle and dish soap can contain harmful bacteria. Exposure to bacteria poses a risk of respiratory and other infections in immunocompromised individuals.
The buttons on the shoulder straps can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
Prolonged and direct contact with the boot tongue lining can expose the wearer to the chemical benzidine.  
The axis pin located at the rear of the boot can dislodge, resulting in damage to the boot and posing a fall hazard.
The bottle caps on the 29% hydrogen peroxide one-gallon bottles do not vent properly and can allow pressure to build up in the bottle and cause it to expand and rupture, posing fire and burn hazards.
The crawfish kit hose can melt and/or burn, posing a fire hazard.
Inconsistent tire pressure information can result in improperly-inflated tires, posing a crash hazard.
The cellphone battery can overheat, posing fire and burn hazards. 
The wooden rings on the hammer rattles can crack, posing a choking hazard to children.
The flower petals can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.
The boots and shoes can fail to protect feet when heavy or sharp objects fall on them, posing an injury hazard to consumers.
The fuel tap can leak, posing a fire hazard.
The snaps on the swimsuit can detach, posing a choking hazard to the child.
The throttle release switch can fail, posing a crash hazard.
The plug heads can break exposing metal prongs, posing an electric shock hazard.
An electrical short can occur in the vaporizer, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s robes fail to meet federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.
The metal trim on the furniture can detach from the edges and create sharp points, posing injury and laceration hazards.  
The exterior paint on the grill can ignite, posing a fire hazard.
The children’s pajamas fail to meet the federal flammability standards for children’s sleepwear, posing a risk of burn injuries to children.  
The building sets corner welds can break, allowing the panels and frames to separate and release magnets during play. When released, exposed magnets can create a choking hazard.
Liquid and glitter can leak out of the cases, causing skin irritation and burns to consumers.
The dispensers can overheat and smoke, posing fire and burn hazards.
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2017 Call Volume
 Fire
Jan25
Feb24
Mar19
Apr18
May48
Jun26
Jul23
Aug 
Sep12
Oct 
Nov 
Dec 
Total195

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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