Category: Public Relations

MFC Receives Donation from Monroe Elem PTO

May 11 – Monroe Fire Company would like to extend our thanks and gratitude to the Monroe Elementary School PTO for thier generous donation of $500.  Your continued support is very much appreciated.

Swab Honored as Monroe Firefighter of the Year

2011 Banquet Awards

March 31 – Monroe Fire Company members and their families gathered for an evening of fellowship at Allenberry Resort to reflect on the Company’s many accomplishments in 2011. Monroe Fire Company responded to 422 incidents in 2011 – the busiest year ever.  Increased mutual aid assistance and significant severe weather events in 2011 helped spike …

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Anschutz Honored for Community Service

March 8 – Firefighter and Assistant Secretary Jonathan Anschutz was honored by the Monroe Township Board of Supervisors for his service to the township during several flooding events in 2011.  Anschutz is the township’s emergency management coordinator.  Anschutz was also honored, the Supervisor’s noted, for assisting in the delivery of a baby boy over the …

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Monroe Fire Company Teams up with Trimline

March 1 – Monroe Fire Company recently partnered with Trimline Weight Loss Centers to become a leaner, healthier fire company.  Heart attacks are the leading cause of firefighter deaths in the US.  In 2011, heart attacks accounted for nearly 60% of all firefighter fatalities.  Volunteer firefighters were more likely to die in the line-of-duty (including …

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Book Detailing Monroe Hand-Drawn Engines for Sale

Monroe Fire Company recently published a history of the hand-drawn fire engines that are displayed at the fire house. The book, The Hand Fire Engines of the Monroe Fire Company, documents the early history of the Union Fire Company of Churchtown and the Bull Eye and Rumsey engines located there.  After the Chuchtown fire company …

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2012 Incident Mapping

Back by popular demand!  The 2012 incident response map plots all incidents Monroe Fire Company responds to throughout the year. View 2012 Fire Incidents in a larger map Check out the page here.

New Floor Installed at Station

A new floor was recently installed at the fire station. The project, which took about one week, was done to reduce the risk of slips and falls to firefighters and the public. A special thank you to Monroe Township for allowing the Engine and Tanker to be housed at the Township building. Also thank you …

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Rapid Intervention Team Drill

Nov 22 – Monroe Fire Company, Upper Allen Fire Company, and New Kingstown Fire Company conducted thier quarterly RIT training at the Monroe Fire Company station.  Crews used an interior portion of the station that was to be demolished to simulate several scenarios including a basement window bail out, wall breech, and trapped firefighter scenarios. …

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Need a Smoke Detector? We’ve Got ‘Em

Nov 6 – One again this year, Monroe Fire Company has teamed up with ABC27′s Operation Save-A-Life program to offer smoke detectors to households in need. Kiddie Corporation generously donated thousands of smoke detectors to be distributed across Central PA to families in need. Through this program, it is Monroe Fire Company’s goal that no …

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Change Your Clocks; Change Your Batteries

This weekend remember to change your clocks back one hour.  In addition, this is the perfect time of year to replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors. In addition to changing your smoke alarm batteries this weekend, the USFA recommends following these simple steps to protect your life, your loved ones, and your …

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