Union Fire Company No. 1



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FULL TIME FIREFIGHTER

The Union Fire Company No. 1, of Oxford, Pa is accepting applications to fill a full-time Career Firefighter/EMT position. Applicant must be available for a daytime, 40 hour, Monday through Friday work week. Starting salary, including benefits, will be based on experience. Union Fire Company No. 1 is an equal opportunity employer. Submit applications and a resume to Union Fire Company No. 1, Attn: Chairman of the Board, 315 Market St, Oxford, Pa 19363.

A complete position advertisement, job description (including an extensive list of qualifications) and employment application are available below.

EXTENDED APPLICATION PERIOD THRU NOVEMBER 19, 2021

 

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Fire Prevention Month

Union Watch Desk , October 07

This morning, members of the Union Fire Company No. 1 visited Weaver Day School for the first fire prevention of the fall.

Each year, October is recognized as Fire Prevention Month, where local youth get the opportunity to meet firefighters and talk about Fire Safety.

Topics covered include having working smoke alarms in the home, "When Fire Strikes, get out and stay out," knowing how to call 911 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Watchdesk, October 03

Five members spent their Sunday morning training on vertical ventilation at an acquired structure in Lincoln University. Members gained valuable experience working from our aerial ladder and using a chain saw to cut holes on the pitched roof. Over the last few months, drills have been conducted at this dwelling such as search, hose line stretches, and forcible entry. The house is scheduled to be ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Passing of Honorary Active Member Lou Wood

Union Watchdesk , September 21

The Union Fire Company sadly announces the death of Honorary Active Member Lou Wood. Lou was a a 32-year member of our company and held many positions including Lieutenant, Captain, and Deputy Chief. After a brief Illness, Lou passed away with his family at his side. We will miss Chief Wood and honor him by carrying on his legacy through service to our community. Rest easy Lou, we’ll take it from ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Union Watchdesk , August 26

At 3:37am the company was alerted to assist Community Fire Company of Rising Sun (Cecil Station 8) for a house fire on the 100 block of Old Elm Road in Calvert Maryland. Engine 21-2 responded with a crew of four. While enroute, Command advised that the operation was defensive. Tanker 21 was requested and responded with a crew of 2.

On arrival Engine 21-2 crew completed a 360, but was redirected ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine Runs 2nd Alarm House Fire

Union Watch Desk, August 20

Station 25 Box Alarm

On Friday Morning, the Union Fire Company No. 1 was alerted for an Engine to assist the Longwood Fire Company on a 2nd Alarm House Fire in the 2000 Block of West Street Rd. in Pocopson Township.

First in crews went on the scene with fire showing from a basement garage, which later spread up to the attic space.

Engine 25-1 was the first to arrive, followed by Tower 24 and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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  • 09/14/2020: 09/14/20 16:10 MEDICAL-ABDOMINAL PAIN - ALS 2103 ENOTT
  • 09/14/2020: 09/14/20 11:17 MEDICAL-RESPIRATORY DIFFICULTY 2105 ELKTP
  • 09/13/2020: 09/13/20 14:35 ACCIDENT-BLS 2102 LWROXF
  • 09/12/2020: 09/12/20 16:40 ALARM-FIRE 2103 ENOTT
  • 09/11/2020: 09/11/20 11:29 ALARM-CARBON MONOXIDE 2100 OXFRD
  • 09/11/2020: 09/11/20 09:57 ALARM-FIRE 2100 OXFRD
  • 09/10/2020: 09/10/20 12:04 FIRE-GAS LEAK OUTSIDE 2106 LWROXF
  • 09/09/2020: 09/09/20 13:20 FIRE-HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INCID 2113 WNOTT
  • 09/09/2020: 09/09/20 12:55 FIRE-GAS LEAK INSIDE 2100 OXFRD
  • 09/09/2020: 09/09/20 09:48 ALARM-CARBON MONOXIDE 2100 OXFRD

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 52 230
Feb 47 173
Mar 53 210
Apr 38 167
May 49 213
Jun 61 217
Jul 52 240
Aug 54 214
Sep 67 232
Oct
Nov
Dec
Total 473 1896

2021 Jobs
Working Fires 6
Pins 1

Municipality Responses
Fire EMS
Oxford Borough 109 693
East Nottingham 93 382
West Nottingham 48 202
Upper Oxford 16 88
Lower Oxford 85 261
Elk 36 84
Colerain (EMS) 43
Mutual Aid 86 143
Total 473 1896

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2005 635 1832
2006 638 1818
2007 604 1920
2008 601 2059
2009 544 1898
2010 571 2061
2011 572 2240
2012 541 2187
2013 596 2137
2014 632 2144
2015 621 2415
2016 581 2256
2017 609 2322
2018 700 2517

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2019 581 2567
2020 562 2384
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