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Sat. Feb 6th 2016
Tanker assist

At approximately 1:44 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Co. 40 (Breezewood) for a structure fire at the Bre...

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Fri. Feb 5th 2016
Chimney fire

At approximately 5:26 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported chimney fire along Business 220, just south o...

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Wed. Feb 3rd 2016
Structure Fire

At approximately 8:09 Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a possible structure fire on Green Lane in Bedford Boro...

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News Headlines
Mon. Feb 8th 2016
Michael O'Brian Band

The Bedford Fire Department will be hosting The Michael O'Brian Band April 9 at the St. Thomas School Hall.  See a m...

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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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55 entries the in Call History
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 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.  31-12, 31...

Fri. Jan 29th 2016

At approximately 8:42 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a structure fire with possible entrapment along Business 220 South of Bedford.  31-12, 31-21 and 31-81 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  31 Chief on the air first requested a 2nd alarm be transmitted,...

Thu. Jan 28th 2016

At approximately 10:25 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, was dispatched on the Box 3101 for a possible structure fire on Mann Street in Bedford Boro.  Chief on the air shortly after dispatch and asked whether communications had any additional information.  Communications stated the only ...

Sun. Jan 24th 2016

At approximately 1:30 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported car fire along Cumberland road in Bedford Township.  31-62 and 31-12 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival 31 Chief stated he has a working engine compartment fire.  Crews went to ...

Sat. Jan 23rd 2016

The Bedford Fire Dept, along with several area fire depts and ambulance services, were kept very busy on Saturday because of a 24"+ snow fall that hit our region.  The main incident was a complete road closure of the PA Turnpike in the area west of mile marker 138.  Crews were sent...

Tue. Jan 19th 2016

At approximately 9:57 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with and aerial and engine at a reported apartment building fire.  31-50 and 31-12 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival 32 Command requested that Co. 31 personnel assist with search and re...

Mon. Jan 18th 2016

At approximately 1:24 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3106 for a reported Automatic alarm at the Bedford Springs Resort.  31 Deputy checked on the air and was advised that the Springs called back and stated they had a sprinkler activation and smoke in the building.  31-12, 31-11 a...

Sun. Jan 17th 2016

At approximately 5:17 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the Box 3107 for a reported Electrical hazard Willow Brook Lane in Bedford township.  Upon acknowledging the call, personnel were then advised that the caller stated this was in a trailer and that they had an electrical outlet sparking. &nb...

Mon. Jan 11th 2016

At approximately 8:15 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an Inside Investigation.  31 Deputy inquired if communications had Any additional information and was then advised that the caller stated he had smoke in his house.  31-12, 31-11 and 31-50 all responded under the command of 31-6....

Sun. Jan 10th 2016

Co. 31 had a busy Sunday running 3 calls.  The first call came in at approximately 10:55 a.m. for a reported single vehicle MVA on U.S. Route 30, near the Narrows Bridge just east of Bedford.  31 Chief on scene first stated there was 1 vehicle into the guardrail, 1 patient with a head i...

Tue. Nov 17th 2015

At approximately 11:21 a.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported MVA along Weber Lane in Bedford Township.  Initial call stated the car was on the PA Turnpike, but had crashed and rolled down onto Weber Lane.  There were to be 3 occupants in the vehicle.  31-6...

Mon. Nov 16th 2015

Co. 31 had a busy Monday, as the dept. responded to 3 calls.  The first call was along East Pitt St. in Bedford Borough for an odor investigation.  The second call of the day was for a brush fire along Telegraph road in Bedford Twp.  The third call of the day was for another brush ...

Sun. Oct 11th 2015

At approximately 9:34 a.m. Co. 31, along with Co. 35 (Saxton FD) were dispatched for a large animal rescue along Chalybeate road in Bedford Twp.  31-11 and 31-81 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival, command reported a large horse that was down in a small barn.  A...

Thu. Oct 1st 2015

At approximately 7:55 a.m. Co. 31 along with Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle, head-on MVA with entrapment on US Route 220, south of Bedford.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Unit 11 was first on-scene and reported 2 vehicles, 1 blocking the so...

Sat. Sep 5th 2015

At approximately 4:58 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported structure fire at 111 N. Davidson Street in Bedford Boro.  31 Deputy responded direct and asked for any updates.  Communications stated all they had was the neighbors said the house was on fire.  ...

Fri. Aug 28th 2015

At approximately 4 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle MVA on U.S. Route 30, East of Bedford.  31-11 and 31-12 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival, command stated they had 2 vehicles, of which 1 was blocking 1 lane of westbo...

Thu. Jul 9th 2015

At approximately 5:23 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported Dwelling Fire on Hench Street in Bedford Boro.  31 Chief checked on the air right away and asked for any updates.  Communications advised the caller said her oven was on fire and she was unable to get it out.  They adv...

Wed. Jul 8th 2015

At 11:39 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported MVA on U.S. Rt. 30 in the area of the Mile Level east of Bedford.  Initial dispatch stated this was a car versus tractor n trailer.  31-62 and 31-11 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival, command...

Tue. Jun 30th 2015

At approximately 3:22 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle MVA at 754 West Pitt Street, just outside Bedford Boro.  31 Chief on scene first stated there were 2 patients, roadway was blocked, but no entrapment.  31-62, 31-11 and 31-12 all responded. &...

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. ...

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 manp...

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. ...

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 ha...

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 res...

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....

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 ca...

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 comm...

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 inv...

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