Lower Southampton Fire Department

Caling all Traffic Control Personnel

Saturday, March 8, 2014   When the pager goes off, it is not always for fire alarms or vehicle crashes. This time it was for Traffic Control and the need was great. Do to an incident that was ongoing, when an incident becomes large, or lasts for an extended time, the need for traffic or crowd control can become great. On this day, two calls came out for these Members as there was a need to cordon off a large area on a Saturday morning when everyone was starting to move about. These Members are not always recogni... [ more ]



Vehicle Rescue

Friday, February 28, 2014  The LSFD was called into action today for a vehicle rescue. The call came in for a vehicle that rolled over and the person was in need of assistance. The initial call came in for the intersection of Maple Ave and Bridgetown Pike. When the Chief arrived at that location there was no vehicle. Further investigation found the vehicle a short distance up Bridgetown Pike laying on its side. The driver was still inside of the vehicle and could not get out. Members of the LSFD, in conjunction with st... [ more ]



Forceable Entry Training

Thursday, January 23, 2014  LSFD Firefighters train at Penddel Fire Co. Sta. 8 on a forceable entry prop. Members would like to thank Gabe Fox for his time training our guys and girls. Also a thank you to Chief Fox for allowing us to use their prop and station. Great training.



"Station Talk" Quarterly Newsletter - January 2014

Be sure to check out the newest issue of our "Station Talk" Quarterly Newsletter. Our newest edition was just put on the website located in the Newsletter section under the "Download" tab. Be sure to check out January's issue and take a look at all of our helpful downloads we have provided for your safety.



Building Fire on Sterner Mill Road

Friday, December 27, 2013 21:26  The Lower Southampton Fire Department responded to an emergency call this evening along with Stations 1, 65, 2, 4, and 84. The call originally came in as smoke and fire coming from a building. Upon arrival the responding companies found a trailer home with flames coming from the side furthest from the street. The blaze was extinguished and no other structures were damaged. We keep the family in our prayers during this difficult time. At this time there have been no reports of Fire Fight... [ more ]



Christmas Time is Near - Some Helpful Tips and Videos to Stay Safe

Houses are decorated, trees are trimmed, stockings are hung and fire places soaring. The smell of the pine needles fill your house along with the smell of.... FIRE? Well all of that sounds great except for that last part. Here are some tips to help prevent fires from becoming apart of your seasonal traditions.

  • Between 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 230 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year.
  • On average, one of ev... [ more ]



2014 LSFD Officers

Friday, December 13, 2013  We would like to introduce our 2014 Fire Officers and Book Officers

Chief Steven Krippel                        President Dan Walsh

Deputy Stephen Brookes                 Vice President Mike Abramiuk
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LSFD responds to a vehicle into a building

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 0818 The LSFD was dispatched to a vehicle into the building. Rescue 6 and Engine 6 responded.  Rescue 6's crew checked vehicle and building and found no fire hazard. Crews spread oil dry to stop all the vehicle's oil from running down the side walk. The vehicle's oil pan was cut open when it ran over a fire hydrant. Assistant Chief 4 stood by until L&I got on scene. Rescue 6 took up from the scene to respond to a QRS call.



What an accomplishment

 Ever wonder what it takes to become a Fire Fighter? Well ask any of the new Members of the LSFD and they will tell you, it takes a LOT of hard work and training, over 190 hours of it at the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center! Yes that is ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY hours! That training includes basic commands, the knowledge of the tools of the trade, basic fire suppression skills, and much more. It starts out slow, usually with a bunch of Power Point slides and classroom instruction.... [ more ]



Thanksgiving Cooking Tips

Here are some great cooking tips to keep in mind this holiday weekend. So many fires around this time are caused due to cooking mishaps. Take extra precaution when cooking your Thanksgiving meals by reading the tips provided in this file! Have a happy, healthy and SAFE Thanksgiving!



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