This morning around 0830, Cetronia and mutual aid were dispatched to the 4000 blk of Chew Steet in Cetronia for a chimney fire. Chief 303 immediately arrived and reported normal conditions from the ou...
Volunteer firefighters needed.; The cost to the community without volunteers could be huge by Michael Gorsegner Reporter Wrightsville, York County - It's no secret that the number of volunteer firefighters is dwindling.
Monday evening crews went outside to practice running the "PG Style" bumper line for a few hours. This line is 150' 1 3/4". Right before we started, Engine and Tower responded to Company 32's (woodlawn) first due for a fire alarm.
1 week after some members completed Truck company 1, they brought some knowledge back to the firehouse for weekly training Monday night. We drilled hands on as first arriving truck company on a two story dwelling.
Saturday December 22nd Santa will be coming to the Village of Cetronia and surround areas. Santa will be getting the usual escort in our ladder truck from 10 AM on. Check us out on Facebook at Cetronia Volunteer Fire Department or call the firehouse for more information on timing and location.
A Volunteer Fire Departments Most Important Asset Most when asked the question “what is the most important asset for a volunteer fire department?” would say it is the fire trucks. While fire trucks are an absolute must for us to perform our duties as firefighters, the most importa...
Chris Monaco, a former Cetronia firefighter and his family stopped by Cetronia Fire Dept. He wanted to show his family his former fire dept. Chris is an electrical engineer working on nuclear submarines in Groton, CT.
CFD urge families to set your clocks ahead one hour and change batteries in your smoke detector so you don’t become a statistic. Other suggestions for households include replacing alarm batteries when they “chirp” (signaling a low battery), test smoke detectors monthly, develop a f...
Fire Safety for Older Adults Focus on Fire Safety The facts speak for themselves: the relative risk of Americans over the age of 65 dying in a fire is 2.6 times greater than that of the general population.
Facts & figures Between 2005-2009, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 240 home fires that started with Christmas trees per year. These fires caused an average of 13 deaths, 27 injuries, and $16.7 million in direct property damage annually.
CFD is in need of members! Anybody at least 15 years old and lives near Cetronia should stop by Monday nights around 7 PM to fill out an application. If you are at least 18 years old, you will by sent to the fire academy to receive the proper training to become an interior firefighter.
CFD had a busy 48 hours in October due to an unusual 10 inches of snow on Halloween weekend! In total the crew ran 29 calls ranging from wires down, alarm systems, and dwelling fires. The fire police was also busy controlling intersections due to down trees and power lines! Anyone looking to vol...
For part of their first year at Penn State Lehigh Valley, students are required to perform a community service according to Cindy Nguyen, Coordinator of Student Activities. This year a group of students chose both the Cetronia Fire Department and the Cetronia Ambulance Corps as their project.
Be ready for FLASH flooding Hurricanes and tropical storms destroy thousands of homes and cost billions of dollars each year in the United States. Although Pennsylvania is not a hurricane prone state, we do receive heavy rains, tropical winds, flash and general flooding from the storms that come u...
Officials from Saarbrucken, Germany, visited the Cetronia Fire Department, Monday evening June 26, 2011. The visitors were members of the Pennsylvania German Society and will be traveling throughout the region until Friday.
After running 2 calls, station 3 firefighters qualified them selves on the the SWTFD bailout kits. This tool is designed in the case of were a firefighter is in the situation were conditions are deteriorating and they need to get out fast.
Around 1800, Dorney Park was holding their annual Mass Casualty Incident drill. This year the drill consisted of approximately 20 people not injured, trapped on 2 different hydraulic elevated monorails.