2019 was very busy for our firefighters. Below are some statistics for the year:
A total of 349 calls that included:
65 Automatic Alarms
24 Odor/Smoke/CO Investigations
34 Dwelling/Structure Fires
120 Motor Vehicle Accidents
26 Vehicle Fires
15 EMS Assists
19 Brush Fires
Our members spent 2,400 hours training throughout the year and 1,160 hours responding to calls. These numbers do not include the various Saucon Valley Sporting events, Easter Bunny escort, Community Day, National Night Out, The Annual Carnival, Fire Prevention programs, Spirit Parade, Santa Run, Light-Up Night and Monthly Company Meetings and other duties around the station.
Thank you to all of our members for their time and dedication and of course to their families for their support!
If you are interested in becoming a part of the Dewey Family, stop down and join – we would love to have you! As you can see, there are many more things that you can help out with if you prefer not to respond to emergency calls.
Dewey Fire Co. 1 is proud to announce the Honorary Fire Cadet program! Residents of Hellertown Borough ages 8-12 can apply to become a Dewey Fire Co. 1 honorary firefighter. Duties will include riding in the fire trucks for parades, getting sized for your own personal bunker gear, and representing Dewey Fire Co. 1 with pride. To be considered for the position, please fill out the Dewey Honorary Cadet Application and follow all instructions. We encourage parents to help fill out the application.
If you have any questions, please message our Facebook page or call the Fire Office at 610-838-0161 and leave a message.
With the upcoming graduations, picnics, and the July 4th holiday, please read the attached documentation below from the Pennsylvania General Assembly and Pennsylvania State Police in regards to fireworks.
Please check with your local municipality BEFORE discharging any fireworks as each area may have different ordinances and you may be subject to fines or other citations.
Don’t be the cause of an injury, death or fire.
Dewey Fire Company is hosting the 2nd Annual Saucon Valley 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb on Sunday, September 17. Walk the 2,071 stairs the 343 New York City Firefighters climbed to save the hundreds of stranded individuals in the World Trade Centers.
Bring your family and friends to pay tribute to the fallen as you walk alongside local firefighters, police, and EMS. You can also carry some of the fire equipment if you like!
All proceeds benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.
Hope to see you all there!
Registration: 7:00 – 8:30 AM
Flag Ceremony: 8:53 AM
Stair Climb: 9:05 AM
Donation: $20 for adults $10 for High School Students and under
RSVP on Facebook!
Dewey Fire Company is hosting a Vendor Event! Retailers such as LuLaRoe, Tastefully Simple, Rodan & Fields, Mary Kay, Origami Owl, Scensty and many more will be on hand for your shopping pleasure. Stop by on Sunday, June 11 from 1:00 – 4:00 PM and get your favorite pair of leggings, skin products, and candles.
RSVP on Facebook!