Due to the recent snowfall here in the Centre Region the Alpha Fire Company would like to remind you that a clearly visible, accessible fire hydrant could save your home – or even your life. If a fire hydrant is lost or buried in snow, firefighters can lose valuable time trying to locate it when […]
Archives for December 2012
Now that the 2012 Santa Express is over and we’ve all had time to rest here’s and updated thank you. Citizens of the Centre Region for their continued support of the Alpha Fire Company and the many thank yous, kind wishes, tokens of appreciation. The Centre Region COG for permission to continue this 20+ year […]
Hey everyone, Santa has left the station! Remember to watch www.aprs.fi to track him through the Centre Region.
We just learned that the Saybrook neighborhood name is incorrect on our published route. The street names and directions ARE correct and control the route. Remember that you can watch Santa in real time on the website www.aprs.fi.
Chief K. Yocum has announced the appointed officer’s for the 2013 calendar year. Congratulations to the following individuals: Engine Company Captain: Benny DeArmitt Lieutenants: Svend Pedersen, Chris Martin, Aaron Bowersox Truck Company Captain: Randy Clouser Lieutenant: Buck Harpster Rescue Company Captain: Brian Schulz Lieutenant: Matt Johnson Assistant Safety Officer*: Jason Troup * Assistant Safety Officer […]
On Saturday, December 15 shortly after 8:00 AM the Alpha’s were alerted for a dwelling fire at 725 Westerly Parkway in the Borough of State College. As units were responding they were advised by the 911 center that they were receiving multiple calls of smoke and flames visible from the home. Engine 510 and Truck […]
On Monday, December 10 the Alpha’s were dispatched to assist Boalsburg Fire Company with a tractor trailer accident on Rt. 322. Crews arrived to find a tractor trailer jack knifed under the Branch Rd. overpass with the driver entrapped. Personnel began extrication of the patient who was then transported to Mount Nittany Medical Center. The […]
We start getting questions this time of year about Santa Clause. Yes, the Alpha Fire Company will conduct its annual Christmas Eve Santa Run through the Centre Region! We’re working on an updated route for the Jolly Old Elf and will post more details here when they are ready. For now you can expect that […]
On Sunday, December 2 members of the Alpha Fire Company were in attendance at the THON Family Carnival. The kids in attendance had a great time trying on fire fighter gear and equipment. The Alpha’s enjoyed the opportunity to help support the largest student run philanthropy.