The Alphas are off to a busy start for 2014. As of 5:00 pm on Jan 27, the Alphas have responded to 111 calls for service. Increases in all categories of response were noted.
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The 2013 Santa Express is now history. The Alpha Fire Company says thank you to the Centre Region Council of Governments for permitting this event and to the citizens of the Centre Region for their support and encouragement. We appreciate the tokens of gratitude. Special thanks again this year to Dennis and Valerie Hampton, Matthew […]
You can find the route for Alpha Fire Company’s annual Santa Express on Christmas Eve 2013. Click on the link below. You can also track Santa in real time through the work of Nittany Amateur Radio Club members Carmine, K3CWP and Woody, K3YV. They have provided beacons to install in the Alpha Fire […]
Members of the Alpha Fire Company have traveled to Pierce Manufacturing in Appleton, Wisconsin to begin the final inspection and testing of our new tanker. Tanker 519 is a Pierce, Pump In Compartment (PIC), Tanker built on a Kenworth T-800 chassis. Tanker 519 features a Cummins ISX-15 motor an Allison EVS-4900 automatic transmission and a […]
State High grad and Alpha Member, David Felice also coaches the State College Area High School cross country track team. Dave’s team took 4th place at the PIAA championships in Hershey, PA on November 2nd. Check out the article in the Centre Daily Times. Dave was a member of the track team when he attended […]
Alpha Firefighters Clifford Lutz and Carmine Prestia took Quint 527 and Kubota 539 to the State College Borough Resource Fair on Saturday, October 5th between 11:00 and 14:00. The apparatus was wildly popular with children of all ages but mostly the younger set. They loved climbing on board, ‘driving’ the rigs, and touching and examining […]
On July 13, 2013 Centre Region Council of Governments Fire Director Steve Bair announced that he will present two Unit Citations for actions at the 470 Waupelani Drive apartment building fire on July 4, 2013. The fire was reported at 8:15 PM and was already well involved through the roof when Alpha Fire Company units […]
Alpha Fire Company helped out at the Spikes ‘Splash Day’ on Monday July 22d. Tower 516 and a cellar nozzle provided a cooling shower of water for a bunch of happy kids on a very hot day. Participating members were Asst. Chief Martin and Firefighters Bill Markle, Cliff Lutz, Andrew Prestia, and Ali Warren. [nggallery […]
The Alpha Fire Co. congratulates two of its own members on completing a week long National Honor Guard Academy in Virgina. Truck Co. Capt. Randy Clouser and Engine Co. Capt. Benny DeArmitt completed the 40hr course yesterday. They are both long time members, officers and leaders of this Company. We extend them them our best […]