Union Fire Company No. 1



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The Union Fire Company No. 1, of Oxford, Pa is accepting applications to fill a full time Administrative Assistant – Fire and EMS Services. 

Position is an administrative position, under the authority of the Board of Directors. 

Applicant must have proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and QuickBooks. All applicants must be a minimum of 18 years old, possess a valid driver’s license and have clean criminal and driving records. Previous Fire Company or EMS Administrative experience a plus.  Starting salary, including benefits will be based on experience. Union Fire Company is an equal opportunity employer. 

Submit applications to Union Fire Company, Attn: Chairman of the Board, 315 Market St, Oxford, Pa 19363 or Email to Employment@Oxfordfire.com.   Applications will be accepted until December 2, 2020.

 

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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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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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Future Firefighter Joins Our UFC Family

Union Watchdesk, October 28

In the late evening hours of October 25, 2020, Assistant Engineer Keith Mendenhall’s wife Jenn gave birth to a healthy baby boy, Jameson Rhett Mendenhall. Weighing in at 9.2lbs and a coincidentally “21” inches long. Seems it was meant to be. Keith joined us in May of 2019 and has been an asset every since. Congrats to Keith and Jenn!!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Move Over / Steer Clear

Union Firefighters, October 20

Each day, tow truck operators, firefighters, EMS workers, police officers, fire police, and others respond on PA roadways to assist others.

Each day, two of these individuals across the U.S. are struck and killed by a vehicle.

REMEMBER: Move over or slow down when passing an emergency or maintenance vehicle.

#MoveOver #SteerClear... (Full Story & Photos)

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DON'T BLOCK THE BOX

Union Firefighters, October 15

The Union Fire Company No. 1 would like to thank the Borough of Oxford for painting “the box” at the intersection of Market St and Lincoln St, in the Borough of Oxford.

Vehicles blocking the intersection have continually resulted in delays for responding emergency personnel from the Union Fire Company.

What does it mean when I block the box?

When you block the box, you have entered an intersection ... (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
Dec
Total 510 1986

2020 Jobs
Working Fires 7
Pins 3

Municipality Responses
Fire EMS
Oxford Borough 123 741
East Nottingham 123 382
West Nottingham 56 252
Upper Oxford 26 121
Lower Oxford 78 235
Elk 23 62
Colerain (EMS) 39
Mutual Aid 81 154
Total 510 1986

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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