“Protecting History Since 1967”
Thursday November 21, 2013, Upper Makefield Fire Company President, Bart Krauss presented a plaque to Alex Bielanski, Manager of the Washington Crossing Inn on behalf of the Upper Makefield Fire Company.
The Washington Crossing Inn Owners and Management graciously hosted a sold-out gala fundraiser to benefit the Upper Makefield Fire Company. Fire Company Secretary, Pete Cheyney, event planners Jim Barry, Treasurer of the Fire Company, John Paul and Mary Ryan, were on hand to express their appreciation.
The Washington Crossing Inn has committed to hosting this year’s event, scheduled for Saturday, February 22, 2014, 6:00PM. The upcoming gala will feature a delicious Italian buffet, cash bar, live and silent auction and live entertainment. Tickets are limited, cost $25.00/person. More information on the event with be forthcoming as the event comes closer.
Upper Makefield Fire Company will hold their annual Fire Prevention Open House on Friday October 11, 2013 from 7pm to 9:30pm at the Firehouse located at 1221 Taylorsville Road in Washington Crossing. The open house will feature Firefighters from UMFC giving demonstrations in Auto Rescue and the use of Fire Extinguishers. There will also be a scavenger hunt for the children with the winner getting a Bicycle from Firehouse Cycles in Yardley. There will be static displays of all Upper Makefield Fire Apparatus along with an Upper Makefield Police Car, a Ladder Truck from New Hope Eagle Fire Company and a Ambulance. Any questions either email email@example.com or call the firehouse at 215-493-5200
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In an effort to keep our members healthy and in shape, UMFC Lieutenant Ed Fenton has started a Cross-Fit program at the Firehouse. Cross-Fit classes take place on Tuesday Nights, Wednesday Nights & Saturday Mornings. Attendance has been good at the classes with anywhere from 6-10 people at the different sessions. The team workout has been a good motivator for all and has also built good camaraderie among the members. So if you happen to drive by and see us out front running, or flipping a large truck tire, don’t worry … We are just becoming a new stronger Firefighting Force.Read More
Thanks to the Upper Makefield Township Code Department & Toll Brothers Builders, UMFC Firefighters were able to get some very valuable training in July. Toll Brothers allowed the UMFC Firefighters to train in two houses ready to be demolished in Upper Makefield Township. UMFC Firefighters held “Cold Smoke” training (use of a smoke machine) in the houses to simulate actual real fire conditions. The training included hose line advancement and search and rescue evolutions over several nights. You cannot put a price tag on the experience gained by local training like this.