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2024 Incidents
January 37
February 35
March 04
Total 76

Past Years Incident Stats
2023 390
2022 420
2021 365
2020 362
2019 316
2018 361
2017 330
2016 351
2015 326
2014 283
2013 239
2012 303

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Trappe Fire Company 

Proudly Serving The Community Since 1911


Trappe Fire Company is a 100% VOLUNTEER fire company providing fire, rescue, and emergency services to the residents, businesses, and visitors of Trappe Borough and a large portion of Upper Providence Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.  Trappe Fire Company covers approximately 6.33 square miles with a Ladder, Engine, and TAC (Field) unit.  Specific fire apparatus responding to an emergency may range from a single piece of apparatus to many depending upon the nature and location of the emergency.  

The Company also provides mutual aid to Collegeville Borough, Perkiomen Township, Skippack Township, Limerick Township and other communities in the Perkiomen Valley.  

TFC Executive Board, Fire Officers and Fire Police Take Oath of Office for 2024

Trappe Fire Company, January 12

The 2024 Executive Board, Fire Officers and Fire Police of Trappe Fire Company were given the Oath of Office recently by Magisterial District Judge Cathleen Kelly Rebar. Following the ceremony and Company business meeting, Deputy Chief John Bolger was surprised with a special Happy Birthday Cake. The audience cheered!

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No Caption Chimney Fire in Limerick Township

Trappe Fire Company , January 07

Engine 68-2 was dispatched with Limerick Fire Department and Royersford Fire Department for a house fire located on Long Meadow Drive, Limerick Township at 1649 hours.

Deputy 51 arrived on scene with a working chimney fire.

Engine 68-2 responded with a crew of 6 and arrived on scene as the 2nd due Engine supplying Engine 98.

Ladder 51 arrived on scene as first due truck and went to the roof.

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House Fire on Christmas Day in Lower Providence Twp.

Trappe Fire Company, December 25

Ladder 68-2 was dispatched to assist Lower Providence Fire Department on a house fire on the 700 block of Barrington Road, Lower Providence Township around 1600 hours.

BC 53 arrived on scene to a working fire and requested additional units to respond.

Ladder 68-2 with a crew of 5 interior FFs and 3 exterior FFs responded and assumed 2nd due truck assignments. Ladder 68-2's crew placed over 10 ground ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Trappe Fire Company , December 19

Trappe Fire Company has been busy this week responding to multiple emergency calls. Eight total in the last five days to be exact.

On 12/19 at 2046 hours Engine 68-2 and fire police were dispatched to a vehicle into a pole near the intersection of West 3rd Ave and Bronson Circle.

Engine 68-2 and Tac 68-2 responded and assisted with vehicle stabilization, traffic control, and fluid control.

Limerick ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 68-2 Responds with Tanker Task Force for Hazmat Incident on the PA Turnpike

Trappe Fire Company, October 21

Engine 68-2 was dispatched along with the Tanker Task Force to assist with a flammable liquid tanker truck fire on the North East Extension around mile marker 26.2

Engine 68-2 with a crew of four responded and was directed to Berks Road to assist with setting up portable ponds for water supply.

Engine 52 and Engine 68-2 crew set up portable water ponds and supplied water to the fire units operating ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Governor Shapiro Delivered Remarks at the Trappe Fire Company Station Groundbreaking

Trappe Fire Company , June 04

Governor Josh Shapiro delivered remarks at the Trappe Fire Company's new station groundbreaking in Montgomery County. The new fire station will be the first built in Trappe since 1911 to help the volunteer company continue to serve Trappe and Upper Providence townships with a new facility and updated resources. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2nd Alarm Commercial Building Fire in Skippack

Trappe Fire Company , May 17

On 05/07/2023 at 1550 hours Skippack fire Company was dispatched to mulch and bushes on fire at Univest bank off Townshipline Road in Skippack Township.

With multiple calls coming to Montgomery County 911 center, the assignment was upgraded to a working fire. BC 86 arrived on scene and had heavy fire on the A side and requested a second alarm.

Ladder 68-2 responded on the second alarm and arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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View from first arriving fire unit AC68-2
View from first arriving fire unit AC68-2

Multiple Townhouses on Fire in Trappe Borough

Trappe Fire Company , April 13

Last night at 2354 hours Trappe Fire Company along with UPT Fire & Emergency Services Perkiomen Township Fire Company Collegeville Fire Company were dispatched to a dwelling fire at the 300 block of Jefferson Court in Trappe Borough.

Assistant 68-2 arrived on scene to heavy fire in the rear with 2 houses involved extending into a third house. The assignment with upgraded to a working fire bringing ... (Full Story & Photos)


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