Recent Calls
Fri. Mar 27th 2015
Tour Bus brake fire

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 B...

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Wed. Mar 18th 2015
RIT assignment

At approximately 3 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a RIT assignment, assisting Co. 41 (Southern Cove) at a reported structure ...

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Tue. Mar 17th 2015
Brush and woods fire

At approximately 1:19 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported brush fire al...

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News Headlines
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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Mon. Feb 2nd 2015
New Aerial Training

Friday evening the Bedford Fire Dept took delivery of our 2009 Sutphen SPH 100 Aerial.  This aerial will replace our 198...

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Mon. Jan 5th 2015
Busy 2014

For the year 2014 Bedford Fire Dept. responded to 332 emergency calls.  This is the second most calls in our history.&nb...

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29 entries the in Call History
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...
Thu. Jan 22nd 2015
At approximately 12 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an aerial assist with Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) at the scene of a chimney fire in Manns Choice boro.  31-50 responded under the command of 31 Chief. 
Wed. Jan 21st 2015
At approximately 3:11 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3107 for a reported Barn fire along Belden road in Bedford Twp.  On the initial dispatch, Co. 32, Co. 37, Co. 38 and Co. 42 were dispatched as well.  31-12, 31-11, 31-21, 31-81 and 31-60 all responded from Co. 31 under the command...
Fri. Jan 16th 2015
At approximately 9:45 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance), were dispatched for a reported structure fire at Rockland Manufacturing along Weber Lane in Bedford Township.  31 Chief checked on the air and was advised that there was fire in the building, employees were evacuating, b...
Mon. Jan 12th 2015
At approximately 3 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an engine and tanker at the scene of a structure fire near Clearville.  31-12 and 31-21 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival, crews assisted Co. 32 personnel with fire attack and overhaul....
Wed. Dec 31st 2014
At approximately 2:49 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Co. 34 (Hyndman Fire Dept) at the scene of a structure fire along Tar Water Hollow road.  31-21 responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival crews assisted personnel on scene with fire suppressio...
Tue. Dec 30th 2014
At approximately 9 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an automatic fire alarm at JLG Industries on Weber Lane in Bedford Twp.  31 Deputy responded direct and was first on scene.  31-62, 31-12 and 31-81 all responded as well.  Upon arrival Deputy was met by employees who stated there ...
Sun. Dec 28th 2014
At approximately 10:05 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched on the box 3102 for a reported 2 vehicle MVA on Rt. 30 near Lakewood.  31-62, 31-11 and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival, 31-3 assumed command and reported he had 2 vehicl...
Mon. Dec 15th 2014
At approximately 4 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched on the box 3101 for reported 2 vehicle MVA on the Rt. 30 bypass at the Sunnyside road connector.  Initial dispatch stated one of the vehicles involved was an ambulance.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the ...
Sun. Nov 23rd 2014
At approximately 3 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported brush fire.  Initial caller only stated there was a brush fire in the woods near a corn field and a structure.  31-62, 31-60, 31-21 and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31 Chief. ...
Tue. Nov 18th 2014
At approximately 8:15 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3101 for reported smoke in Dollar General Store along Pitt Street in Bedford Boro.  31 Chief responded direct and confirmed he had smoke in the store.  31-12 and 31-62 responded as well.  31 Chief then called for 32-15 (Evere...
Sun. Nov 16th 2014
At approximately 5:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the 4201 box for a RIT and Aerial assist with Co. 42, Imler, at a reported structure fire.  42 Chief responded direct and reported a fully involved trailer fire, endangering some out buildings and woods.  31-12 and 31-50 both responded un...
Sat. Nov 15th 2014
Co. 31 had a very busy Saturday, with the Dept running 7 calls. 
Thu. Sep 18th 2014
At approximately 6 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3101 for a possible structure fire on the 100 block of Pitt Street in Bedford Boro.  31 Chief checked on the air right away and was advised this fire was on the third floor of an apartment building.  He was also advised the caller wa...
Wed. Sep 17th 2014
At approximately 7:05 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3105 for a reported house fire in Rainsburg Boro.  31 Chief checked on the air and was advised by communications there may be an elderly, handicapped lady in the house.  Neighbors were attempting to make entry and try to find her....
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Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.
244 West Penn Street
Bedford, PA 15522
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