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Blandon Fire Company # 1

Posted: Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 06:22:21 AM
Updated: Thursday, January 6, 2005 - 06:22:21 AM


Blandon Fire Co. # 1 proudly protects 6400 people living in an area of 14.8 square miles. We operate out of 1 station that protects a primarily residential area. Our department is a public department whose members are on a volunteer status.

Blandon Fire Co was organized with the first meeting held on January 15,1910. The first piece of apparatus bought was a hand drawn chemical wagon at a cost of $251.00. Present day Blandon operates with an 110ft aerial,a pumper/tanker,a pumper/rescue,a engine/foam unit and a brush truck. Blandon primary coverage area is 14.8 sq miles of Maidencreek Twp. Blandon runs out of one station with about 40 active firefighters,25% being EMTS. Blandon is a total volunteer fire department that runs about 200 calls a year.

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