October 2009 archive

Membership Application Now Online

Prospective members can now download our membership application here. Anyone interested in membership with Monroe Fire Company should download and fill out the application and return it, along with the processing fee to the fire station.

Don’t Forget: Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Oct 31 – November 1st at 2:00 AM marks the end of daylight savings time.  Don’t forget when you are changing your clocks before bed Saturday night, to also take time to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors and test the detectors.  This is also a good time to review …

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Crews Quickly Extinguish Monroe House Fire

Oct 22nd – At 15:04 hours crews were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 1400 block of Zimmerman RD (Box 25-03).  Headquarters advised Chief 25 of a call from the home reporting a fire on the second floor.  First arriving crews found smoke showing.  Fortunately, crews quickly knocked down the blaze and the fire was …

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Monroe Fire Company Announces Fire Prevention Winners

As part of Monroe Fire Company’s annual fire prevention efforts, a fire prevention poster contest was held at Monroe Elementary School.  This year’s fire prevention theme “Stay Fire Smart” focused on not only fire prevention but also on preventing burn injuries in the home.    According to the United States Fire Academy (USFA), children start …

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Scrapbooking Fundraiser Scheduled

Monroe Fire Company will host a Scrapbooking Fundraiser on Nov. 14th starting at 9AM.  The cost of the event is $25 and includes includes half of an 8ft table to crop, continental breakfast, a hot lunch & a snack. All proceeds to benefit the Monroe Fire Company. For more information, click here or download an event …

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Fire Prevention Week is Here

This week (Oct 4th – 10th) is National Fire Prevention Week and this year’s theme focuses on burn awareness and prevention.  Click on the Fire Prevention link at the top of the page or the Sparky the Fire Dog image on the right hand side for fire prevention information. Fire Prevention activities will be held …

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Engine & Tanker 25 Respond to Monaghan Barn Fire

Oct 5th – At 0455 hours, Headquarters dispatched Engine Company 25 for a Rapid Intervention Team (RIT) assignment at the scene of a possible barn fire in Monaghan Township, York County.  The fire, located at 325 Andersontown RD in the 67-05 box, was soon confirmed and Tanker 25 was added to the box at 0501 hours.  …

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Basket Bingo Set for Oct 18th

Monroe Fire Company will host it’s final Basket Bingo of 2009 on October 18th.  Doors open at noon with Bingo starting at 1:30 PM. For additional details of the event, click here.

Monroe Fire Co Represented at Nat’l Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

Oct 4th – Monroe Fire Company was well represented at the 28th annual National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend in Emittsburg, MD this weekend. First Lieutenant Chris Beecher attended this year’s event as a family escort.  As an escort, Chris was paired with the family of a firefighter who made the ultimate sacrifice during the previous …

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