February 28, 2016 / Regency Towers 1003 Easton Road: Companies dispatched at 7:53 P.M. for a report of a building fire with smoke conditions on the 7th floor. Arriving companies confirmed the condition and quickly proceeded in locating the source. Evacuation of residents was already under way but many were assisted by fire and police personnel. Source of the fire was identified as a cooking mishap in one of the units. Fire companies from Horsham, Hatboro, Abington and Roslyn responded to assist Willow Grove on the dispatch.
February 24, 2016: Extreme Storm Conditions had Fire Companies throughout the area responding to multiple emergency calls. With heavy rain and winds, tree limbs mixing with electrical wires combined for extreme dangerous conditions. Picture #1 shows the power of such a condition as wires explode with blinding light. Special thanks to all Mutual Aid Companies and Fire Police Units that assisted us throughout the evening.
Year in Review / 2015: The following pictures represent just a fraction of the calls that Willow Grove Fire Co. responded to this past year. These pictures show the dangers that every Firefighter can be faced with at every call. They show the dedication of our members as well as the members from the surrounding area’s.
If you know someone who has Autism, or some other intellectual disability or is a school Recourse officer this is must training for him or her, PELASE SHARE. The Willow Grove Fire Company and Upper Moreland Police Benevolent Assoc are hosting the program Be Safe. It is an interactive program that is designed to help individuals with Autism and other intellectual disabilities self advocate and have a positive interaction with police and emergency services. It will make the difference in the lives of those who attend. It is free to the community. See hyperlink if you could share the word it would be appreciated. https://besafethemovie.com
Brian Focht Fire Chief