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Welcome to the Website for the Pioneer Fire Company No. 1

The Pioneer Fire Company is an all volunteer fire company located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and has been devoted to serving the residents of Jenkintown Borough and its neighboring communities since 1884. 

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JFD Members participate in Live Fire Training

Lieutenant Joshua Everetts, June 07

Last night members of the Jenkintown Fire Department participated in a live burn drill at the Cheltenham Fire Training Tower. Firefighter and ground support crews were given different scenarios to simulate an actual fire event. Both the Truck and Engine companies coordinated their efforts to compete each task including Fire Suppression, Search and Rescue, Ladder Placement, and Communication. These ... (Full Story & Photos)

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May 17

Members of the Jenkintown Fire Department have been hard at work continuing our vigorous in-house training program. This past week, firefighters drilled VEIS skills while our ground support and junior firefighters worked with hydrant connections. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Three Members Complete Fire Academy Training

December 08

Thursday, December 7 marked the graduation day for three Pioneer Fire Company members as they completed their basic firefighter certification course through the Bucks County Community College Public Safety Training Center. This course, Firefighter I, which began in August encompasses over 200 hours of training on a multitude of topics. It carries with it Pro Board national certification recognized ... (Full Story & Photos)

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November 22

With heavy hearts the Pioneer Fire Company announces the passing of Life Member and former Assistant Engineer Dave Doyle at the age of 68. Dave was born in 1955. He was a long-time resident of Jenkintown, who for many years worked as a mechanic and instrument repairman. Dave worked around what he always loved, cars and music.

Dave joined the Pioneer Fire Company initially in 1974. He served the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Truck Company Operations

November 18

This past week members of the Jenkintown Fire Department along with members from Lamott Fire Company participated in a Truck Company Operations class taught by Bucks County Community College Public Safety Training Center. The 16-hour course focused on search and rescue, victim removal, and roof ventilation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Operational Consolidation Pioneer -- Independent Fire Companies

November 13

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Joint Training with Weldon Fire Company

October 30

Recently, the Pioneer and Independent Fire Companies of Jenkintown performed a joint training session with the Weldon Fire Company of Abington Township at their training center. Members worked together in several suppression evolutions focusing on both engine and ladder company functions on the fire ground.
Weldon Fire Company is an integral mutual aid partner of the Jenkintown Fire Department, we ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Members Complete Engine Company Operations

October 08

Members recently completed the 16-hour Engine Company Operations through the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center course in conjunction with members from Independent Fire Company of Jenkintown and Lamott Fire Company of Cheltenham Township. Topics in the course included fire behavior, fire dynamics, apparatus positioning, use of attack/backup lines, and primary water supply. The class culminated ... (Full Story & Photos)

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