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Date posted: October 7, 2016

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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.

Date posted: September 11, 2016

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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.

Date posted: July 19, 2016

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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.

Date posted: April 5, 2016

Total Time On Call: 1 hour and 29 minutes
Units Responding: Engines 510, 512, 513, Quint 527, Truck 517, and fire police.
Officer In Charge: 5502 - Asst. Chief Harris

04-05-2016 501 Vairo Blvd (3)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 stretched an attack line and extinguished the fire from the exterior while crews from 527 and 517 checked the interior for extension.  512 secured a water supply and 513’s manpower was sent to the scene.

The fire was contained  with minimal extension into the exterior wall.  Centre Region Fire Marshall’s Office was called to the scene to investigate.