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Thank you to all of the residents and businesses that have contributed to our 2014/2015 fund drive.
THINK SAFETY ALL YEAR ROUND. REMEMBER TO TEST SMOKE & CARBON MONOXIDE DETECTOR BATTERIES EVERY MONTH!
Feasterville Fire Company is in need of new members! If you have reached the age of 15 1/2, we want you! Retired? We want you! Have some extra time? We want you! Want to be more involved in your community? We want you!
Our current membership is comprised of ordinary people just like you. Our staff includes retirees, police officers, sheriff deputies, construction workers, truck drivers, college professor, teachers, nurses, business owners along with college and high school students. Whatever your occupation, we're sure you will fit right in.
We are always in need of emergency responders; Firefighters, E.M.Ts and Fire Police. Feasterville Fire Company also needs people interested in filling administrative positions and staffing various committees that are vital to our daily operations. We will provide all training and cover the cost of professional coursework and certification through Bucks County Community College's Public Safety Training Programs. All specialized equipment, gear and uniforms are provided by Feasterville Fire Company.
Scholarships Available for Volunteer Firefighters
Many organizations recognize the service provided by volunteer firefighters and offer scholarships to assist firefighters in their higher education. Feasterville firefighters are eligible for these programs.
JUNIOR FIREFIGHTER PROGRAM
Our Junior Program is ideal for individuals who are 15 1/2, maintain a "C" average and a willingness to train in the field of firefighting. Pennsylvania State Law restricts the scope of participation of minors. However, there are many tasks, training and duties performed by Jr. Firefighters.
Junior Firefighter Scholarship Program
As part of the National Junior Firefighter Program, ten $5,000 scholarships will be awarded to junior firefighters nationwide who demonstrate commitment and dedication to their local junior firefighter program and fire service. The department of each winning student will also receive a grant of $5,000. The National Advisory Committee developed the criteria and application process for the competitive scholarships, which will be available by April 1. The deadline for applications is May 15.
If you are interested in joining the Feasterville Fire Company, stop by for a tour and to complete an application
Monday or Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m.
WINTER SAFETY TIPS
Portable Generator Safety
Portable generators are useful when temporary or remote electric power is needed, but they can be hazardous. The primary hazards to avoid when using them are carbon monoxide poisoning, electric shock or electrocution, and fire.
The United States Fire Administration (USFA) would like you to know that there are simple steps you can take to prevent the loss of life and property resulting from improper use of portable generators.
To Avoid Carbon Monoxide Hazards:
To Avoid Electrical Hazards:
To Avoid Fire Hazards:
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Do you have a working smoke detector on each level and every bedroom of your home?