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Firefighter Hastings in a recent photo.
Firefighter Hastings in a recent photo.

Death of Alan Hastings

Union Watchdesk, January 03

The Union Fire Company regrets to announce the death of member Alan Hastings on December 31, 2020. Alan was an active member of our company and has previously held the positions of Relief President and Relief Board of Director.

We extend our sympathies to the Hastings family and are thankful for his years of service to the greater Oxford community.

Memorial services will be at a later date.

Rest ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Happy New Year!

Union Watchdesk, January 01

The Officers and Members of the Union Fire Company wish you a happy and healthy 2021!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 2020 Firefighter of the Year Announced

Union Watchdesk, December 16

The Union Fire Company Officers and Members would like to congratulate the 2020 Union Fire Company No. 1 Firefighter of the year, August Testa

August joined the Union Fire Company on June 10th, 2019 as a junior member. Coming from a long line of respected firefighter serving southern Chester county and the surrounding area. August completed his initial firefighter training thru the Octoraro Homeland ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members Complete Fire 1 Training

Union Watchdesk, November 15

We would like to congratulate members J.P. Bennett, Melanie Kempf, and Luis Vivero.

These members spent 188 hours in class and countless hours studying and practicing over the last 12 weeks to complete the Chester County Fire 1 program. This program includes the "Introduction to the Fire Service", "Fire Ground Support", "Exterior Firefighter" and "Interior Firefighter with live Fire" suppression ... (Full Story & Photos)

Front Left to Right- J.P. Bennett, Melanie Kempf, Instructor Dave McCormick, Instructor Shane Kinsey (Chief 21), Luis Vivero

Back - Instructor Brian Kelley (Assistant 21)
Front Left to Right- J.P. Bennett, Melanie Kempf, Instructor Dave McCormick, Instructor Shane Kinsey (Chief 21), Luis Vivero Back - Instructor Brian Kelley (Assistant 21)

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No Caption Busy Day for Union Firefighters

Union Watchdesk, November 07

While Crews were preparing to leave for training, the company was alerted for a Large Animal Rescue in Lower Oxford Township. Chief 21 (Kinsey) arrived to find a dairy cow who had fallen into a manure pit under the barn due to a floor failure, The Large Animal Rescue Unit from Po-Mar-Lin was added.

Crews worked together to formulate a execute a plan to remove the cow from the pit.

Special thanks ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2020 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 45 190
Feb 53 206
Mar 46 203
Apr 39 160
May 55 169
Jun 41 188
Jul 50 232
Aug 46 218
Sep 48 199
Oct 44 221
Nov 43 201
Dec 52 197
Total 562 2384

2020 Jobs
Working Fires 7
Pins 3

Municipality Responses
Fire EMS
Oxford Borough 123 871
East Nottingham 123 455
West Nottingham 56 301
Upper Oxford 26 141
Lower Oxford 78 295
Elk 23 76
Colerain (EMS) 48
Mutual Aid 81 197
Total 510 2384

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2018 700 2517
2017 608 2322
2016 581 2256
2015 621 2415
2014 632 2144
2013 596 2137
2012 541 2187
2011 572 2240
2010 571 2061
2009 544 1898
2008 601 2059
2007 604 1920
2006 638 1818
2005 635 1832

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