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2023 Incidents
January 26
February 19
Total 45

2022 Incidents
Jan 22
Feb 8
Mar 19
Apr 15
May 19
Jun 20
Jul 22
Aug 16
Sep 19
Oct 18
Nov 16
Dec 30
Total 224

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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. 

Three Members Complete Fire Instructor Training

February 21

Recently, three members of the Pioneer Fire Company attended Fire Instructor training from the Bucks County Community College Public Safety Training Center. This training will culminate with their Proboard written exam in March. This gives more structure for these firefighters to provide in-house fire instruction and also serves as a prerequisite to attend fire officer training programs.
Those who ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2022 Year End Report

January 13

As the 2022 year comes to a close. The Pioneer Fire Company would like to report that the Jenkintown Fire Department as a whole responded to 292 calls for service in the calendar year, of which Pioneer responded to 224 incidents specifically. These incidents include but are not limited to 20 gas leaks, 1 woods fire, 1 standby at a vehicle accident, 1 vehicle rescue, 4 carbon monoxide leaks, 2 car ... (Full Story)

Life Member Jim Gourley Passes Away

January 06

The Pioneer Fire Company regrets to report that life member Jim Gourley passed away on December 26, 2022. Jim was an original junior member of the Pioneer Fire Company, joining in 1961 at the age of 13 while a student in the Jenkintown School District. Jim was a devoted member of the company for 61 years. Jim was an active member of the firefighting crew for many years including as the company safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

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November 10

Pioneer Fire Company is pleased to announce that three members completed stages of firefighter training through Bucks County Community College Public Safety Training Center. We congratulate them for this accomplishment and thank them for their time commitment to complete these classes.

There are two stages our firefighters are expected to complete.
Firefighter 1; Basic Fire Academy which is over ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Prevention Demonstration

November 01

On October 20, members of the Pioneer Fire Company participated in Jenkintown's Fire Prevention Open House. Our members showed the community our two engines and our fire police's traffic unit. Our active firefighters demonstrated how we attack car fires. We thank the community for their support on this great evening!... (Full Story & Photos)

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October 20

The Jenkintown Fire Department will take part in fire prevention week beginning October 10. You’ll see our members and apparatus at the area schools for our annual fire drills and fire safety presentations.
The Fire Department will host our Open House on Thursday, October 20 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Come see the stations, apparatus, and equipment!
**This is an updated schedule due the Open House ... (Full Story & Photos)

Members Attend Ft. Washington Fire Expo

October 10

Members of the Pioneer Fire Company participated in the Ft. Washington Fire Expo on Monday, October 10 where they were able to see other local companies and interact with them. Lieutenant Zigmund organized six of our members to attend with Engine 96-1. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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September 15

Members of the company gathered to begin their two night training to renew their certifications in CPR and First Aid. Special thanks to our instructors brought to us from Second Alarmers Rescue Squad. Members will meet once more to complete their certification via the American Red Cross. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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