Lower Southampton Fire Department

Never forget those gave all they had

Friday, September 11, 2015  Remember the turn of event that happened on that fateful day...

• American Airlines Flight 11: a Boeing 767 aircraft, departed Boston's Logan Airport at 7:59 a.m. en route to Los Angeles with a crew of 11 and 76 passengers, not including five hijackers. The hijackers flew the plane into the North Tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m
• 9:03 a.m.
• United Airlines Flight 175: a Boeing 767 aircraft, departed Logan Airport at 8:14 a.m. en route to Los ... [ more ]



Events Upcoming

Be sure to take a look at our calendar for upcoming events. Two new fundraising events are coming up in just two weeks. Take a look at the flyer(s) to learn more or click on calendar just to the left. Hope to see you there. Stay Safe.



Remembering Those who Served and are Serving

Station 6 as well as Feasterville Fire Co (Station 1) attended a Memorial Ceremony at the Christian Life Center in Bensalem, Pa to help honor those who served in the branches of Military as well as all First Responders, Police, EMT's or Fire Fighters. Quint 6 and Ladder 1 assisted in raising the American Flag at the entrance of CLC and provided visitors a photo op and to sit in the trucks. We always remember those who have given so much to protect us and those who are continuing to protect us... [ more ]




To quote a Bill Murray movie which describes this week so far for the Lower Southampton Fire Dept... "Where have you been soldier?"

"Training, sir."

"Training, sir!"

"What kind of training?"

"Army training, sir."

"Army training, sir!"

It has been preached in several "Firehouse" magazine articles, Facebook group topic discussions and within every single firehouse, training.... you need to train ... [ more ]



Celebrate the Fourth Safely

The grill is hot, food tastes great and the kids are running around with Sparklers awaiting the big booms of fireworks that will rain over the sky come darkness. Lets take a second to recognize some of the concerns of that image.... What safety concerns do you see or think of?!

July 4th is a holiday where many don't think of the dangers, all caught up in the celebration of independence. According to the NFPA, The risk of fireworks injury was highest for young people ages 0-4, f... [ more ]



4th Of Juy Parade

Shine your trucks, polish your wheels, gather your lawn chairs and chill some brews... it's Parade time!!

This Saturday, July 4th, the Lower Southampton Fire Dept will be participating in two parades. In the morning, Station 6 will be taking their trucks to the Southampton July 4th Parade which runs along Second Street Pike, crossing over Street Rd. Their Parade begins after 9am. Don't forget their Southampton Days fair and fireworks display they hold this week and through the ... [ more ]



Fire Safety Quiz

It doesn't need to be October or Fire Prevention week to touch up your skills on fire safety. Take the quiz and see where you rank on fire prevention skills and preparedness. Be safe everyone!




Thursday Night Training

Thursday, February 19, 2015 1900 Members of the LSFD did a search and rescue drill. Members had to put on their SCBA, then we blacked out their masks so they couldn't see anything. Members had to search a room for a baby, child, and an adult. Everyone did great working through the obstacles and searching fast to make the save. 



The Dangers of Cold Temperatures and Freezing Pipes

Follow the website to read a great article on the dangers of thawing pipes that have become frozen due to the severe cold temperatures. There has been a large increase in fire calls related to both the improper thawing of frozen pipes as well as burst water pipes in residential and commercial homes.

Help prepare yourself and your home in the case of this danger affecting you and your family. Prevention at its best!

http://www.redcross.org/prepare/disaster/winter-... [ more ]



Winter Freeze!!

It may be late into the winter season, but the weather sure it hitting hard these next few days. With cold temperatures and some wintery mix weather, be sure to remember some helpful tips that NFPA has put out there to keep you and your family safe and warm.

Bucks County has issued a CODE BLUE effective thru 0700 hrs February 20. Shelter locations are Woodside Presbyterian Church in Lower Makefield, Doylestown Presbyterian Church in Doylestown Boro, and Salem Mennonite Chu... [ more ]


Use Home Heating Equipment Safely to Prevent Fires - Put a Freeze on Winter Fires


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