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Thu. Jul 21st 2016
Very Busy Thursday

Thursday turned out to be a very busy day for the Bedford Fire Dept.  Personnel handled 5 calls in total.  The firs...

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Wed. Jul 20th 2016
Busy Wednesday

At approximately 3:20 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported hay bales on fire in the parking lot of the CoGo...

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Wed. Jul 6th 2016
2 Calls to assist at Dwelling fires

At approximately 9 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assisted Co. 32 (Everett) for a reported Dwelling fire along Ritchey road. &...

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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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Wed. Jan 6th 2016
Another Busy Year

2015 proved to be another busy year for the Bedford Fire Dept., as we ran 338 emergency calls.  This is the second ...

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Thu. Jul 21st 2016

Thursday turned out to be a very busy day for the Bedford Fire Dept.  Personnel handled 5 calls in total.  The first call was dispatched at 6:50 a.m. and was for smoldering hay from the hay fire the previous day.  Tanker 31 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Crews used ...

Wed. Jul 20th 2016

At approximately 3:20 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported hay bales on fire in the parking lot of the CoGo's gas station west of Bedford along U.S. Route 30.  Engine 31, Tanker 31, Special Unit 31, and Brush 31 all responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon a...

Wed. Jul 6th 2016

At approximately 9 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assisted Co. 32 (Everett) for a reported Dwelling fire along Ritchey road.  Engine 31, Tanker 31 and Tower 31 all responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival, 32 Command stated they had the fire under control and had Co. 31 pe...

Tue. Jun 21st 2016

At approximately 9:19 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported 2 car MVA on route 220, south of Bedford.  31-62, 31-11, and 31-12 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival, command reported he had 2 vehicles involved, partial roadway blocka...

Thu. Jun 16th 2016

At approximately 12:54 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for reported tractor & trailer rollover along Business 220 south of Bedford.  31-62, 31-11 and 31-60 all responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival command updated that he had a tractor & trailer rollove...

Wed. Jun 8th 2016

At approximately 12:18 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for a reported structure fire along Lincoln highway, just outside Bedford Boro.  31 Chief responded direct, assumed command, and reported he had a working fire.  31-12, 31-50, and 31-21 all responded...

Wed. Jun 8th 2016

At approximately 1 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 38 (Alum Bank) with a tanker and RIT assignment for a structure fire along Hemlock lane.  31-21 and 31-50 both responded under the command of 31-3.  38 command had 31-21 continue in, but cancelled the RIT response, as their cre...

Sat. Jun 4th 2016

At approximately 10:22 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatch to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) at the scene of a garage fire.  Initial dispatch stated the garage was next to house and barn.  31-12, 31-21, and 31-11 all responded.  Upon arrival, personnel went to work protecting exposures and fi...

Fri. Jun 3rd 2016

Thursday evening turned out to be a busy one for Co. 31 pumping basements, after 1 1/2" of rain fell in a short amount of time.  The dept spent around 2 hrs pumping basements at 4 different houses.  Special thank you to Co. 37 for helping us out.  

Tue. May 31st 2016

The Memorial Day weekend was somewhat busy for the Bedford Fire Dept, as we ran 6 total calls.  The calls included 1 lift assist with Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance), 2 Motor vehicle accidents, 1 land zone, 1 water rescue, and 1 automatic fire alarm.  

Sat. May 14th 2016

Co. 31 was kept somewhat busy on Saturday, as we responded to 3 separate calls.  The first call was a lift assist with Unit 11 at the Town House Motel in Bedford Boro.  The second call was for wires down along West Pitt street, also in Bedford Boro.  The third call was for a c...

Fri. May 6th 2016

At approximately 12:25 a.m. Co 31 was dispatched to assist Co 55 (New Baltimore) with a tractor trailer fire, westbound on the PA Turnpike.  Once base acknowledged 55 command downgraded the response to in house standby.  Co. 31 was released a short time later.  Later in the afterno...

Sat. Apr 23rd 2016

At approximately 7:24 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an engine, tanker and aerial at the scene of a structure fire.  31-12, 31-21 and 31-50 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival crews assisted Co. 32 personnel with fire suppression and se...

Wed. Apr 20th 2016

At approximately 12:24 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a brush truck and tanker assist with Co. 37 to the scene of a brush fire along Rt. 30, just east of Schellsburg.  31-60 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Crews worked with Co. 37 personnel to contain and extinguish...

Tue. Apr 19th 2016

At approximately 4:41 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 with a brush truck, tanker and manpower at the scene of a brush/woods fire along Rocklick Hollow road near New Paris.  31-60 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31-4.  Upon arrival, crews went to work helping Co...

Sat. Apr 16th 2016

At approximately 2:27 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with a brush truck, tanker, and manpower at the scene of a large brush/woods fire along Sleepy Hollow road.  31-60 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival crews went to work...

Fri. Apr 15th 2016

At approximately 2:47 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.  31-62, 31-60 and 31-21 all responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival command stated he had approximately 1 acre on fire i...

Sun. Apr 10th 2016

At approximately 6:31 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported Structure Fire on Riverfront Drive in Bedford Township.  31-11, 31-12, 31-21 and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Co. 37 and Co. 32 were called to assist as well.  Unit 11 on s...

Wed. Mar 30th 2016

At approximately 3:12 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assisted Co. 32 (Everett) with an Engine, Tanker and manpower at a very large tire fire at Highland Tire along Raystown road, just north of Everett Boro.  31-12, 31-21, 31-50, 31-81, and 31-60 all responded under the command of 31 Deputy. &...

Sat. Mar 26th 2016

At approximately 6:29 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3104 for a reported chimney fire along Diehlfield road in Snake Spring Twp.  31-50, 31-11 and 31-21 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival command sent a crew to the roof to check ...

Fri. Mar 25th 2016

At approximately 4:46 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) at a structure fire along Milligans Cove Road.  Their box called for RIT and a tanker to the scene.  31-50 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival, the RIT crew setup a...

Wed. Mar 9th 2016

At approximately 6:24 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a brush fire along Messiah Church road in Bedford Twp.  31-62, 31-60, 31-81 and 31-21 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival command advised he had approximately 10 round hay bales on fir...

Mon. Mar 7th 2016

At approximately 5:32 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3101 for an Automatic alarm at the Bedford Middle School.  In...

Sun. Feb 28th 2016

At approximately 11:52 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported brush fire along Business 220 south of Bedford.  31-62, 31-60, 31-12, 31-21 and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  31-62 on scene first reported they at approximately ...

Sat. Feb 20th 2016

At approximately 12:39 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported Electrical Hazard along Stoneybrooke Drive in Snake Spring twp.  31-62 and 31-60 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival, crews found that a high tension electrical line had come loose and fell onto low...

Tue. Feb 16th 2016

At approximately 7:42 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported MVA in the area of 1089 Business 220, South of Bedford.  Initial dispatched stated this was a propane truck that had hit a telephone pole.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the init...

Mon. Feb 15th 2016

At approximately 1:56 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported MVA at 779 Cumberland road.  Initial dispatch stated car was off the roadway in a field.  31 Deputy responded direct and was first on scene.  He stated he had truck well off the ro...

Sat. Feb 6th 2016

At approximately 1:44 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Co. 40 (Breezewood) for a structure fire at the Breezewood Village Motel.  31-21 responded under the command of 31-4.  Upon arrival 40 command had the crew assist with salvage and overhaul.  Crews were on sce...

Fri. Feb 5th 2016

At approximately 5:26 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported chimney fire along Business 220, just south of Bedford.  31-50 and 31-12 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival crews went to the roof and also checked the interior walls to make sure th...

Wed. Feb 3rd 2016

At approximately 8:09 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a possible structure fire on Green Lane in Bedford Boro.  Bedford Boro PD on scene first reported heavy smoke showing from the exterior.  31 Deputy on the air then requested a 2nd alarm be transmitted.  ...

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