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Wed. Apr 14th 2021
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We are happy to announce the executive board has voted to resume in-person Company Meetings. The first company meeting will be Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at 7:00 PM. To comply with state guidelines a...
Thu. Apr 9th 2020
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With the stay-at-home orders still in place through the end of April, the monthly Company Meeting scheduled for April 15, 2020 has been cancelled. During this crisis, the Executive Board will continu...
Sat. Mar 14th 2020
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In light of public health concerns regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus), the monthly Company Meeting scheduled for March 15, 2020 has been cancelled. All March company business will be conducted at the f...
Thu. Jul 11th 2019
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To all members, During the company meeting in June, the members voted in favor of changing the start time of the regular Company Members Meeting from 8pm to 7pm. Effective Wednesday July 17, 2019, th...
Wed. Jun 5th 2019
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It is with great sadness that we inform you of the passing of Fire Police Captain Tom Cole.
As a life member of Valley Forge Volunteer Fire Company, Tom gave so much to our community and company... an...
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Saturday Morning Vehicle Rescue Drill
Fri. Nov 30th 2018

On Saturday, November 24, our firefighters took advantage of some warmer weather after the historically cold Thanksgiving to practice some vehicle rescue techniques. The group established a tension buttress system to stabilize a station wagon on its side. This technique, which utilizes our portable winch on Engine 68-1 and Paratech struts, is one of the safest ways to stabilize a car in this situation providing free reign to work on the roof side of the car. Once stabilized, the firefighters worked to remove the roof and access potential patients inside. With total roof removal, patient access is unimpeded and gives firefighters and EMS personnel free and clear access to safely and quickly remove any injured occupants of the vehicle. Prior to total roof removal, our firefighters took advantage of the training time to practice with our air chisel system, an alternative tool to hydraulic rescue tools. A great morning was had by all, and skills and techniques were reinforced to ensure that our firefighters are best prepared to serve our community and those passing through in their time of need! 

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