Wexford VFC volunteers handled 110 calls in November. Fifty-five(55) incidents involved fire and rescue-related responses and fifty-five (55) incidents were for quick response emergency medical calls. An incident of note included a structure fire response involving a dryer fire in Marshall Township. A total of thirty-one (31) members responded to calls in October. Our average turnout time (dispatch to the first unit on the road) was two minutes and eleven seconds. Our average response time (dispatch to the first unit on the scene) was six minutes and forty-nine seconds
Here is a breakdown of our incidents for September by major incident type:
Fire Alarm- 13
Good Intent- 13
Hazardous Condition- 6
Rescue & QRS-67
Our organization achieved expert-level recognition in the Pennsylvania Emergency Services Council’s Pediatric Recognition Program. This acknowledges the fire company’s efforts to maintain pediatric medical supplies, training, and car seat technician services.
Our members also provided assistance to the Township of Pine for their Holiday Dazzle event at the Pine Community Center. This included establishing a lane closure to traffic control in the park, delivering Santa to the event, and a safety standby during the fireworks display.