Recent Calls
Wed. Aug 2nd 2017
Busy Day

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 w...

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Tue. Jun 27th 2017
Fire at Quality Inn

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 re...

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Fri. Jun 23rd 2017
Barn Fire

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 ...

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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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Mon. Oct 3rd 2016
Fall Foliage, weekend 1

The first weekend of the Bedford Fall Foliage Festival was held October 1 & 2.  Although the weather wasn't idea...

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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...
Sun. Nov 13th 2016
At approximately 9:04 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 37 (Shawnee Valley) with an engine, tanker, aerial and rescue at the scene of a structure fire in Manns Choice borough.  Engine 31, Tanker 31, Truck 31 and Engine/Rescue 31 all responded under the command of 31 Chief.  37 Chief...
Sun. Oct 23rd 2016
At 12:26 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported 2 vehicle MVA on Business 220 in the area of the Turnpike interchange near McDonalds.  Special Unit 31, Engine/Rescue 31 and Engine 31 all responded under the command of 31-3.  Initial dispatched stated there were possibly 3 p...
Sat. Oct 22nd 2016
At approximately 1:49 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an engine and tanker at the scene of a structure fire along Plank road.  Tanker 31 and Engine 31 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival crews assisted Co. 32 personnel with fire suppressi...
Sat. Oct 1st 2016
At approximately 10:48 p.m. Co. 31 along with Co. 32, Co. 37, Co. 38, Unit 11 and Unit 17 were dispatched for a reported commercial fire at Mountain Valley Apartments along East Pitt Street in Bedford Boro.  Truck 31 and Engine/Rescue 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon ...
Sun. Sep 25th 2016
At approximately 2:41 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 38 with a tanker and RIT at a reported Dwelling fire along Hinton road.  Tanker 31 and Tower 31 both responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival crews from the tanker assisted Co. 38 personnel with fire suppression and o...
Thu. Sep 22nd 2016
At approximately 9:44 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with an aerial, tanker, and engine for a reported Dwelling fire along Plant Road, just north of Everett.  Tower 31, Engine 31 and Tanker 31 all responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival crews from the Towe...
Wed. Aug 31st 2016
At approximately 2:51 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported MVA on Egolf Road in Snake Spring Twp.  Special Unit 31 and Engine/Rescue 31 both responded under the command of Assistant 31-3.  Upon arrival command reported he had a 2 vehicle MVA with 2 patients.  Both pa...
Tue. Aug 30th 2016
At approximately 2:21 Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 45 (Cumberland Valley Twp) for a reported structure fire along White Church lane.  At 2:22 p.m. Co. 31's pager were again activated, this time to assist Co. 32 (Everett) with a reported silo fire attached to a barn, along U...
Sat. Aug 27th 2016
At approximately 10:23 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched on the box 3105 for a Rescue.  31 Deputy on the air asking for more information was told dispatch was for a person who had been thrown from a horse and was back in the woods.  Utility 31, Special Unit 31 and Engine/Rescue 31 al...
Wed. Aug 24th 2016
At approximately 12:01 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an aerial and tanker assist with Co. 32 (Everett) for a reported dwelling fire along West Main Street in Everett Boro.  Truck 31 and Tanker 31 both responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Engine 32 on scene first reported working...
Sat. Aug 20th 2016
At approximately 9:32 a.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for a reported MVA along Chalybeate Road in Bedford Township.  Special Unit 31 and  Engine/Rescue 31 both responded under the command of 31 Deputy.  Upon arrival command reported he had 1 vehicle well off the roadway into t...
Tue. Aug 16th 2016
At approximately 10:27 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for an Outside Investigation on Forest Ave. in Bedford Township.  31 Chief on the air shortly after dispatch inquiring the natural of the call.  Dispatch then stated a contractor was drilling and hit the main gas line that ran thru the resi...
Mon. Aug 15th 2016
At approximately 6:08 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched on the box 3101 for a reported structure fire at 716 Preston Street in Bedford Borough.  Bedford Borough PD on scene first reported fire and smoke visible.  31 Deputy on the air and requested a second alarm be dispatched.  Engine 31, Tr...
Sun. Aug 14th 2016
At approximately 6:04 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched on the box 31T for a reported MVA rollover near the 142 westbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.  Special Unit 31, Engine/Rescue 31 and Engine 31 all responded under the command of 31-3.  Upon arrival command stated he had 1 vehi...
Wed. Jul 27th 2016
At approximately 8:13 p.m. Co. 31 was dispatched to assist Co. 32 (Everett) for a reported dwelling fire along Tatesville road.  Their box alarm requested an Engine, Tanker and Aerial from our station.  Tanker 31 and Truck 31 both responded with full crews.  Engine 32 was first on sce...
Tue. Jul 26th 2016
At approximately 5:56 p.m. Co. 31 and Unit 11 were dispatched for an elevator rescue at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Bedford Boro.  Engine/Rescue 31 responded under the command of 31 Chief.  Upon arrival personnel were informed there were 4 people trapped in the elevator near the basemen...
Mon. Jul 25th 2016
At approximately 3:46 a.m. Co. 31 was dispatched for a tanker assist with Allegany County Maryland Co. 43 for a reported structure fire along Artemas road just inside Pennsylvania along the Maryland/PA line.  Tanker 31 responded under the command of 31 Chief with a crew of 5.  It took over...
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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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