“Drill nights vary from week to week to keep training exciting,” said Battalion Chief-2 Michael Barnshaw. “We may have drill in a classroom setting and the following week, take what was learned and use it in a hands-on session.”
Volunteer firefighting is often passed down through the generations from father to son. Fathers bring their sons with them to the firehouse and the sons realize they want to fight fires and create lifelong friendships too. At Norriton Fire Engine Company, this was the case for Dave Ellick Sr., 78, and his son, Dave Ellick Jr., 53.
To help keep East Norriton Township and the surrounding community safe, Norriton Fire Engine Company is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) — the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years —to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!” from Oct. 4-10.
Volunteering at Norriton Fire Engine Company doesn’t necessarily mean fighting fires. Non-firefighting opportunities such as fire police and administrative are also essential to Norriton’s success. Fire Police Keep First Responders and Public Safe For volunteers … Read More
Volunteer firefighters Thomas Brodoski III, James “Jim” Fessler and David Myers all grew up at Norriton Fire Engine Company with their dads and other family members volunteering there. When Brodoski, Fessler and Myers turned 16, … Read More
Norriton Fire Engine Company warns that the erroneous use of fireworks by amateurs has the potential to make July 4 more dangerous than festive. According to the National Fire Protection Association, there are more than … Read More
While many firefighters at Norriton Fire Engine Company volunteer because the station feels like a second family, some are literally related by blood, and a shared commitment to saving lives. This is the case for … Read More
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