Recent Calls
Mon. Jun 29th 2015
Very Busy weekend

This past weekend was a Very busy one for Co. 31 and other fire depts in our area.  Co. 31 ran 13 total from Friday even...

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Tue. Jun 23rd 2015
2 Structure fire calls

At approximately 8 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a RIT assignment, assisting Co. 38 (Alum Bank) with a structure fire a...

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Tue. Jun 16th 2015
Two MVA's at same time

At approximately 9:40 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported tractor n trailer rollover on Business ...

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Thu. May 28th 2015
3 Trophies

On Thursday, May 28, Co. 31 personnel took 3 apparatus down to Everett to participate in their Fireman's Carnival pa...

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Tue. May 26th 2015
Bedford Fire Dept finishes third in Great Bed Races

The Bedford Fire Dept decided this year to get a team together, build a bed and compete in the Downtown Bedford Inc.'s Gr...

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Tue. Feb 3rd 2015
TOWER FOR SALE

  1989 Sutphen TS-100 FT. Tower The Bedford Fire Department is accepting sealed bids for their 1989 Sutphen tower th...

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44 entries the in Call History
Mon. Jun 29th 2015
This past weekend was a Very busy one for Co. 31 and other fire depts in our area.  Co. 31 ran 13 total from Friday evening to Sunday evening.  Numerous basements needed pumped, due to over 4" of rainfall.  Co. 31 also performed a water rescue Sunday morning at Camp Sunshine. &nb...
Tue. Jun 23rd 2015
At approximately 8 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a RIT assignment, assisting Co. 38 (Alum Bank) with a structure fire along Oldham road near Pleasantville.  31-50 responded with a crew 5 under the command of 31-3.  At approximately 8:40 p.m. 38 Command requested an engine and manpowe...
Tue. Jun 16th 2015
At approximately 9:40 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported tractor n trailer rollover on Business 220, near the Twisted Trout restaurant.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31-6.  Initial reports stated driver was talking to people on scene. &nb...
Thu. Jun 11th 2015
At 6:05 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for reported machinery on fire in a field off of Louella drive in Bedford township.  31-62, 31-60, 31-12, and 31-21 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival command had a fully involved hale baler on fire in a hay f...
Wed. Jun 10th 2015
At 10:22 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an Aerial and Engine assist with Co. 32 for a reported structure fire along North Juniata street in Everett Boro.  Everett Boro PD on scene first stated there was heavy smoke and fire coming from the second floor windows.  31-12 and 31-50 both respon...
Wed. Jun 10th 2015
At approximately 1 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a structure fire on Welsh road in Bedford Township.  31-11, 31-21 and 31-50 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Initial dispatch stated the home owners stated they had heavy smoke coming from the basement. &n...
Wed. May 27th 2015
At 7:53 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker and RIT assignment, assisting Co. 38 (Alum Bank) with a reported structure fire along Hemlock lane near Lovely.  31-21 and 31-50 both responded under the command of 31-6.  Before units could get on scene, communications stated homeowner calle...
Sat. May 23rd 2015
Co. 31 had a busy Saturday, running 3 calls.  The first call was dispatched around 10:50 a.m. for an automatic fire alarm at Colonial Courtyard.  Additional information from communications stated they had smoke in the structure.  31-50, 31-11, and 31-12 all responded under the command...
Tue. May 12th 2015
At approximately 12:05 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported tractor and trailer fire along U.S. Route 30 near the Sheetz along Mile Level.  31-12, 31-62 and 31-21 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Initial reports were that the trailer was fully involv...
Wed. May 6th 2015
After a thunderstorm and heavy rain came thru the Bedford area, Co. 31 began a busy evening of running calls.  We ran 6 automatic fire alarms, 2 electrical hazards (wires down), 1 flooded roadway closure, and 1 pumping detail.
Sun. Apr 26th 2015
At approximately 12:45 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 42 (Imler) at a structure fire along Bowser Road.  31-21 and 31-50 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  31-21 was brought into the scene, while 31-50 was asked to standby for Co. 42.  Units were on scene for app...
Mon. Apr 13th 2015
Co. 31 had another busy day, with the dept running 2 brush fires and a RIT assignment for Co. 41 (Southern Cove) at a barn fire.  
Sun. Apr 12th 2015
Co. 31 had a Very busy day on Sunday, with the dept running 6 calls.  We had 2 automatic fire alarms, 2 controlled burns that needed to be extinguished, 1 structure fire and 1 brush fire.  
Tue. Apr 7th 2015
At approximately 12:59 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported brush fire along Reservoir road in Bedford Twp.  31-62 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival command updated this was a tree that was on fire.  Crews deployed an 1 /34&qu...
Mon. Apr 6th 2015
At 3:59 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3101 for a possible structure fire, fire on a porch, at 445 East Pitt Street in Bedford Boro.  31-12 and 31-50 responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Bedford Boro PD arrived on scene first and stated the fire appeared ...
Fri. Mar 27th 2015
At 1:30 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched reported brakes on fire on the Tour Bus on I-99, just north of the Bedford exit.  Communications stated all passengers had been evacuated from the bus.  31-11 and 31-21 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  31-11 on scene fi...
Wed. Mar 18th 2015
At approximately 3 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a RIT assignment, assisting Co. 41 (Southern Cove) at a reported structure fire along Salemville road.  31-50 responded with a crew of 6 under the command of 31-6.  Crews were on scene for over 2 hrs, till they were released by 41 Chief. &n...
Tue. Mar 17th 2015
At approximately 1:19 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported brush fire along Business 220 just south of Bedford.  31-60 and 31-21 responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Unit 11 on scene first reported this was a large brush fire movin...
Thu. Mar 5th 2015
At approximately 11:50 p.m.. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) on a structure fire along Buffalo Road.  31-21 responded with a crew of 6 under the command of 31-3.  Due to extreme cold temperatures near zero, crews had to run back toward Bedford to...
Tue. Mar 3rd 2015
At approximately 3:48 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an Automatic alarm on Condo Drive in Bedford Twp.  31-50 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival home owner met personnel at the door and stated he had an odor of smoke in the house.  Crews checked...
Fri. Feb 27th 2015
At approximately 6 p.m.. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported tractor & trailer verses a car on business 220 near the Turnpike interchange.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded.  31-5 responded direct and was first on scene, stating he had a car on it's side off th...
Thu. Feb 26th 2015
At approximately 2:15 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance), were dispatched on the box 3104 for a reported MVA on U.S.Rt. 30 east of Bedford.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival command updated he had a 3 vehicle MVA with 3 lanes blo...
Sat. Feb 21st 2015
At approximately 7:30 p.m.. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported MVA on the PA Turnpike, in the area of the 140 westbound.  Initial calls stated there were 2 tractor & trailers involved and the roadway was blocked.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31 Ch...
Sat. Feb 21st 2015
At approximately 3:30 p.m.. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for an MVA on I-99, just North of the turnpike exit.  31-62, 31-11, and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31-6.  Initial reports were of a pickup rollover with 2 people still inside.  Upon arriva...
Mon. Feb 16th 2015
At approximately 10:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an odor investigation on Jets Road in Bedford Township.  31-11 and 31-62 responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival crews were met by upstairs tennants of the apartment building.  They stated they had an odor of someth...
Sat. Feb 14th 2015
At approximately 10 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 45 (Centerville) with a reported structure fire behind their fire station.  31-21, 31-12 and 31-50 all responded with full crews under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival 45 command stated he needed manpower in SCBA to assist with...
Wed. Feb 11th 2015
At approximately 6:05 p.m.. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported MVA on Interstate 99.  31-62 and 31-11 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon going enroute, communications updated the location of the incident.  Since this was Co. 42 (Imler) call, 31 Chief asked t...
Tue. Feb 10th 2015
At approximately 10:30 p.m.. Co. 31, along with Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched on the box 3103 for a reported structure fire on Zimmerman Lane in Bedford Township.  31-12, 31-21, and 31-11 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon going in enroute, communications advi...
Fri. Feb 6th 2015
At approximately 9:50 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported tractor and trailer rollover on Dogwood lane, right off of Pennsyl Hollow road.  31-11 and 31-81 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival 31 Chief reported this was a milk truck that had rolled over and had taken...
Wed. Feb 4th 2015
At approximately 11:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an Engine, Tanker and aerial assist with Co. 32 (Everett) at the scene of a structure fire along Rock Hill Church road near Clearville.  32 Deputy responded direct and upon arriving on scene updated he had heavy smoke showing.  31-12 an...
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Bedford, PA 15522
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