Recent Calls
Mon. May 25th 2015
WAFCO Runs Rt # 202 MVA

At approx 0548 hrs WAFCO along with 17 Rescue (LNHARS) and EMS-3 (HMC-MICU) were dispatched for the reported MVA with entrapm...

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Mon. May 18th 2015
2nd Due Truck Hopewell Boro Dwelling

At approx. 0830 hrs Quint 26 was requested to respond as the 2nd due truck for the working dwelling fire in the unit block of...

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Mon. Apr 20th 2015
Gator 26 Responds as part of Hunterdon County Strike Team

At approx.  1230 hrs. Gator 26 was dispatched as part of a Strike Team to respond into Hopewell Twp for the active land ...

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News Headlines
Sat. Jan 31st 2015
WAFCO Celebrates 66th Annual Banquet

During our annual banquet two presentations were made to the Fire Company.  Don Bish, President of Bish Sales presented ...

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Sun. Jan 25th 2015
Winter Storm Juno

 Hunterdon County, NJ - Department of Public Safetyadded 2 new photos.3 hrs · "Winter Storm Warnin...

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Tue. Mar 4th 2014
Ladies Auxiliary Announces 2014 Dinner Schedule

Nationwide Fire News
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 25,000 vacant residential building fires were reported to fire departments within the United States each year and caused an estimated 60 deaths, 225 injuries and $777 million in property loss. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of vacant residential building fires. Download this free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 6,500 one- and two-family residential building fires originating in basements were reported annually by U.S. fire departments. These fires caused an estimated 65 deaths, 400 injuries and $278 million in property damage each year. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of home basement fires. Download the free report, along with an outreach handout to help prevent basement fires, from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This free report looks at fire and emergency service cultural aspects that contribute to occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities. It provides a basic understanding of the fire and emergency service culture, identifies individual and organizational behaviors that positively and negatively impact health and safety, and highlights focus areas for change by raising awareness about unsafe practices. Download the National Safety Culture Change Initiative report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.
The risk from fire is not the same for everyone. In 2011, 3,415 deaths and 17,500 injuries in the U.S. were caused by fires. These casualties were not equally distributed across the U.S. population and the resulting risk of death or injury from fire was more severe for some groups. This topical fire report explores why different segments of society are at a greater risk from fire. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
These reports look at the characteristics of one- and two-family and multifamily home fires using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Sixty-five percent of all residential building fires occurred in one- and two-family homes, while 28 percent occurred in multifamily homes. Download the free reports from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report looks at firefighter injuries sustained at, responding to or returning from a fire incident, using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report addresses the characteristics of home heating fires caused by central heating units, fixed or portable local heating units, fireplaces, heating stoves, chimneys, and water heaters. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
With this toolkit developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with assistance from the U.S. Fire Administration, you will learn about the five basic steps to create or enhance a fire safety education program for your community. Whether you are just getting started in fire safety education, or you are a seasoned educator, this toolkit will get you on your way to a successful program.
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West Amwell Fire Company
24 Mt. Airy Village Road / PO Box 379
Lambertville, NJ 08530
Non-Emergency: 609 397-3434
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