Recent Calls
Wed. Feb 21st 2018
Carbon Monoxide Alarm

At approximately 4:40 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for reported Carbon Monoxide alarm activation at a house along ...

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Sun. Feb 18th 2018
Engine and Tanker assist

At approximately 8:56 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with an engine and tanker at a reported co...

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Wed. Feb 14th 2018
Elevator Rescue

At approximately 4:14 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported Elevator rescue at the Lutheran church in the Borough.  ...

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Mon. Jan 8th 2018
Busy 2017

The Bedford Fire Dept. had another busy year, with the Dept running 332 emergency calls.  This was up from last yea...

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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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30 entries the in Call History
Wed. Feb 21st 2018
At approximately 4:40 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for reported Carbon Monoxide alarm activation at a house along Thomas St. in Bedford Borough.  Initial dispatch stated the residence CO detector was going off and that they had symptoms.  Engine/Rescue 31 and Truck 31 both ...
Sun. Feb 18th 2018
At approximately 8:56 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with an engine and tanker at a reported commercial building fire along Allegheny road near Manns Choice.  Engine 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  37 Deputy on scene stated he h...
Wed. Feb 14th 2018
At approximately 4:14 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported Elevator rescue at the Lutheran church in the Borough.  Engine/Rescue 31 responded under the command of 31 Deputy with a full crew of 8.  Upon arrival crews were met by the pastor who stated there were several children an...
Wed. Feb 7th 2018
At approximately 9:23 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for a reported tractor n trailer fire, with entrapment on the PA Turnpike.  Engine/Rescue 31, Tanker 31 and Utility 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Unit 11 on scene first reported there was n...
Wed. Jan 31st 2018
At approximately 2:44 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 42 (Imler) with a truck and tanker at a reported Dwelling fire.  Truck 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31-6.  Upon arrival crews assisted Co. 42 with suppression and overhaul.  Crews were on scene for ...
Sun. Jan 28th 2018
At approximately 7:19 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11(Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for a reported MVC on Business 220.  Initial call stated 1 vehicle in the middle of the roadway, unknown injuries.  Special Unit 31, Engine/Rescue 31 and Engine 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.&...
Thu. Jan 25th 2018
At approximately 10:34 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported cabin fire along Leisure lane in Bedford Township.  The box called for Co. 32, Co. 38, Co. 37, Unit 11 and Unit 17.  Engine 31, Tanker 31, Utility 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Unit 11 on sce...
Wed. Jan 24th 2018
At approximately 8:13 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an engine and tanker at the scene of a structure fire along Shreves road.  Engine 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Engine 32 on scene first stated structure was fully involved. ...
Fri. Jan 19th 2018
At approximately 2:35 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatch to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an aerial and tanker at the scene of a fire at Blue Triangle Hardwoods.  Truck 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival 32 Command stated they had heavy fire in a saw dust ho...
Tue. Jan 9th 2018
At approximately 4:20 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported 1 vehicle MVA on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the 151 eastbound.  Initial call stated a car was into the jersey barrier and patient was self extricated.  Engine/Rescue 31 responded under the command of 31 Deputy.&...
Mon. Jan 8th 2018
At approximately 5:45 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported head-on MVA on U.S. Route 220, south of Bedford.  Special Unit 31, Engine/Rescue 31, and Engine 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival command stated he had one vehicle on it's side, wit...
Sat. Jan 6th 2018
At approximately 3:03 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) were dispatched for a reported shed fire.  Engine 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Unit 11 on scene first stated the bulk of the fire was out from the homeowner throwing buckets of water on it....
Sat. Jan 6th 2018
At approximately 10:46 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 40 (Breezewood) with a tanker at a reported dwelling fire.  Tanker 31 responded under the command of 31 Chief with a crew of 6.  Upon arrival crews assisted Co. 40 and Co. 32 with fire suppression and overhaul.  Unfortuna...
Fri. Jan 5th 2018
At approximately 9:38 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a MVA with entrapment.  Original caller stated a car struck a telephone pole and was down over the embankment.  Special Unit 31 and Rescue 31 both responded under the command of Assistant 31-3.  Upon arrival 31 command ...
Tue. Nov 28th 2017
At approximately 11:17 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a reported brush fire on Mason Jar road, near the Kinton Knob fire tower.  Special Unit 31, Brush 31 and Tanker 31 all responded under the command of 31-6.  While enroute 31-6 requested UTV's from Co. 32 and Co. 38, do to the locati...
Mon. Oct 30th 2017
At 7:50 a.m., members were alerted of a motor vehicle accident on the PA Turnpike, one vehicle overturned on patient with injury.  Rescue and Engine 31 responded and assisted with traffic control before going in service.  At 12:55 p.m. the department was alerted of an automatic fire alarm ...
Sat. Sep 16th 2017
At approximately 7:53 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 with a tanker and aerial on scene of a large hale bale fire.  Tanker 31 and Truck 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival, the aerial was put into position to use both deluge guns to hit the fire. ...
Wed. Aug 2nd 2017
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 was to assist Co. 34 (Hyndman) with a trail derailment.  They requested an engine and tanker to the scene, along with any Class B foam we had.  Engine 31, Tanker 31 a...
Tue. Jun 27th 2017
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 reported dwelling fire at the Quality Inn near the Bedford Turnpike interchange.  Initial reports were there was heavy smoke on the first floor, but the source was unknown....
Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
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 fire along Dively road in Bedford Township.  Engine 31, Tanker 31, Truck 31, and Utility 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Initial call stated barn wa...
Mon. May 1st 2017
Do to a strong storm system that went through Bedford County, area fire depts were kept very busy with a wide range of calls.  The Bedford Fire Dept was no exception.  The first call came in at approximately 6:37 p.m. for a tree on a vehicle in the Borough.  From then on the call...
Fri. Mar 24th 2017
At approximately 10:43 a.m. Co 31 was dispatched for a reported Dwelling fire along Main road in Colerain Twp.  The initial box alarm also dispatched Co. 32, Co. 37, Co. 38, Unit 11, and Unit 17.  Engine 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival comm...
Mon. Mar 20th 2017
At approximately 5:38 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an outside investigation, smoke in the area of the Mile Level area of U.S. Route 30.  Assistant Chief 32-3 was in the area and stated he had smoke coming from a window at the Battery Warehouse store.  Engine 31, Truck 31 and Tanker 31 al...
Mon. Mar 6th 2017
At approximately 7:14 p.m. Co. 31, along with Co. 32, Co. 37, Co. 38, Unit 11 and Unit 17 were all dispatched for a reported Dwelling fire along Shed Road in Bedford Township.  Engine/Rescue 31, Tanker 31 and Truck 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  The initial call stated th...
Sun. Mar 5th 2017
At approximately 3:57 p.m. Co. 31, along with Unit 11, were dispatched for a brush fire along U.S Route 30 bypass.  Special Unit 31, Brush 31, Utility 31, and Tanker 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival, command advised he had approximately a half acre on fire, wel...
Sat. Feb 25th 2017
Co. 31 had a fairly busy Saturday, running 3 total calls.  The first call for the day came in at approximately 5:11 a.m. and was to assist Unit 11 (Bedford Ambulance) with a lift assist.  Personnel assisted EMS with extrication of a patient from the 2nd floor of an apartment.  The sec...
Sun. Feb 19th 2017
At approximately 12:11 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker and brush assist with Blair County Station 70 (Claysburg) for a reported structure fire with a several fields on fire.  Brush 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31-6.  Upon arrival, 70 Command put Brush 31 to ...
Thu. Feb 9th 2017
Do to high winds and snowy conditions, Thursday was a very busy day for Co. 31.  The dept ran a total of 5 calls for the day.  The first call of the day was at 5:13 a.m. for trees and wires blocking Briar Valley road in Bedford Twp.  Unit were on scene for approximately an hour and a ...
Thu. Jan 26th 2017
Route 30/Mile Level - Wires Down.  Special Unit and Utility 31 responded under command of 31 Chief.  Crews arrived on scene to find a telephone/cable line across the highway.  Crews removed the cable and opened the roadway with in minutes. 
Fri. Jan 13th 2017
At approximately 2:30 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with a Tanker and Aerial at a reported structure fire along Dark Hollow road.  Tanker 31 and Truck 31 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival, crews assisted Co. 37 personnel with suppre...
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Bedford Fire Department No. 1 Inc.
244 West Penn Street
Bedford, PA 15522
Non-Emergency: 814-623-8914
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