Joni and her group at KBB once again provided all the food used to feed Santa and his Elves on Christmas Eve. That’s breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Thanks again to Joni and the group for helping make the Santa Express possible.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to everyone. A belated thank you to the Hampton Family, Dennis, Val, Alaina and Matt Steinbugl for cooking breakfast and lunch for the elves while they decorated the apparatus. Even little Carter helped carry some radio equipment and hold doors for Mr. Prestia. Also, Elaine Prestia, for cooking the evening […]
The routes for the 2016 Christmas Eve Santa Express by the Alpha Fire Company can be found by clicking the links below. You can also watch Santa in real time by going to the website aprs.fi from any Internet connected computer. If you find yourself in Helsinki, Finland on this site just put State College, […]
The Alpha Fire Company plans to conduct the annual Santa Express again on Christmas Eve, 2016. The elves are tweaking the routes which we will publish on the website as soon as they are finalized. Expect a few minor changes as some of the ‘sleighs’ have difficulty crossing some locations. We wouldn’t want Santa to […]
On the evening of December 17, 2016, Company 5 was called to a fully involved barn fire at a vacant barn along South Nixon Road. Engine 5-2 and Truck 5-1 deployed a hoseline along the side of the structure and Engine 3-1 from Boalsburg established a blitzfire line at the front of the structure. Engine […]
The annual training calendar has been updated. Sign-up sheets are in the main station for hosted courses. Any questions see Asst. Chief Harris. training-calendar Click on the title of this article to open the full version, then the training-calendar may be accessed.
Members of Alpha Fire Company gathered at Mt. Nittany United Methodist Church in State College for a Service of Rememberance in honor of the first responders and civilians who lost their lives on September 11, 2001.
The annual training calendar has been updated. Sign-up sheets are in the main station for hosted courses. Any questions see Asst. Chief Harris. Training Calendar Click on the title of this article to open the full version, then the Training Calendar may be accessed.
Company 5 responded to a report of a balcony on fire extending into the apartment with possible people trapped. Asst Chief Harris (5502) arrived with smoke showing from side D of a 3 story garden apartment. The fire was located on the second floor balcony, and response was held to the units on the street. 510 […]
Members of Company 5 hosted several Four Diamonds Families who were in town for the 2016 Penn State Dance Marathon taking place at the Bryce Jordan Center on campus this weekend. Families were shuttled to the downtown station on Engine 513, Truck 517, and Rescue 518 where they were treated to bucket truck rides, tours […]