Friday, December 7, 2012
Santa is set to visit the area on top of a fire truck. We'll continue to update the listings.
We've put together a listing of where you can see Santa Claus escorted by local fire companies. Bristol Township: Levittown Fire Company #2 will be taking Santa Claus around the following sections starting at 7 p.m.: The fire company said the dates may change without notice. Inclement weather makeup days are set for Dec. 17 and 18. The big guy will also be hitching a ride through the Newportville section with the men and woman of the Newportville Fire Company on Saturday, Dec. 15 starting just after 3 p.m. The Edgely Fire Co. will be escorting Santa Dec. 22, 23 and 24, Deputy Chief Brian Cirard said. Edgely's Santa schedule: Yellowood, Old and New Edgely, Edgely Industrial area, Papermill Village, Violetwood, Kenwood Greenbrook, Stonybrook…
Thursday, December 6, 2012
A man was hurt late Wednesday night when his house caught fire in Levittown.
Thursday, 4:01 p.m.: Brsitol Township Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito said Thursday afternoon that the fire was caused by careless smoking by the resident. The homeowner, who lived alone, remains at St. Mary Medical Center and is being treated for smoke inhalation and burns, Dippolito said. Thursday, 12:51 a.m.: Officials say the man who lives at 300 Indian Creek Drive in the Levittown section of Bristol Township was transported to St. Mary Medical Center after a fire at his house late Wednesday night. The fire was contained to a second floor bedroom of the house and was quickly knocked down by first responders, Levittown Fire Co. 2 Chief Ralph Gumbert said. Brsitol Township Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito said the investigation into what caused…
Thursday, November 29, 2012
The jolly man in the red suit will be escorted by the Levittown Fire Company.
Levittown Fire Company #2 will be taking Santa Claus around the following sections starting at 7 p.m.: The fire company said the dates may change without notice. Inclement weather makeup days are set for Dec. 17 and 18. Station personnel are also manning a tree stand located in the county complex in Bristol Township.
Friday, November 23, 2012
Local firefighters and EMS responders tell Patch about a rescue during Hurricane Sandy which almost took their lives.
Emergency personnel recount the harrowing rescue of two teenage boys hurt when a tree fell onto them outside a house on Blue Ridge Drive in Bristol Township during Hurricane Sandy. Previous stories: Teens Seriously Hurt When Tree Falls During Storm Father of Teens Hit by Tree Tells Story
Levittown Fire Company No. 2 will start selling Christmas trees on Black Friday.
Bristol Township's Levittown Fire Company No. 2 begins selling Christmas trees to the public on Black Friday. The sale begins Friday at 4 p.m. and continues until 10 p.m. Trees will also be available on weekends until Dec. 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and weekdays from 4 p.m. until 10 p.m., the fire company posted online. The volunteer company said that all sale profits will go toward new equipment and "other needs of the fire company." Cash, Visa and MasterCard will be accepted at the tree sale. The sale is being held at the station on County Way, near Five Points and the Levittown Library. Click here for a 10 percent off coupon.
Wednesday, October 31, 2012
A motor vehicle accident caused delays at Five Points Wednesday.
Police, fire and EMS crews responded to a two vehicle accident with injuries at the Five Points intersection in the heart of Levittown late Wednesday morning. No serious injuries were reported, but one person was taken to St. Mary Medical Center by the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad, Bristol Township police said. The head-on accident was attended to by firefighters from the township Fire Marshal's office and Levittown Fire Co. 2. The traffic signal at the intersection was working at the time of the crash, police said. Fire crews assisted in directing traffic at the busy intersection.