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Welcome to the Official Website for Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company

"The Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company was founded in 1942 for the purpose of protecting and serving the village of Swedesburg and all surrounding communities of Upper Merion Township. To respond quickly and effectively to any and all emergencies and requests for assistance. The volunteer men and women of the Swedesburg Volunteer Fire Company will always endeavor to perform their duty of protecting the lives and property of the community with pride and honor."

Sweet Briar Smoke Detector Blitz followed by Dryer Fire

Firefighter Brandon Pearson, July 13

This weekend members worked with the American Red Cross in the Sweet Briar area of the township doing another Smoke Detector Blitz. Members helped install 119 smoke detectors in the area which undoubtedly will save lives and make Upper Merion safer. Later on that day members responded to a dryer fire in the Swedesburg local on Jefferson Street. The fire was quickly extinguished by Ladder 56 (acting ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter Brandon Pearson, July 08

This evening members met at weekly training to discuss how to utilize air bags to lift. Members first trained with lifting our picnic table then moved to a passenger vehicle. ... (Full Story & Photos)

2 Alarm Fire in Bridgeport Borough

Firefighter Brandon Pearson, July 07

Shortly before 3am Swedesburg Fire Company was dispatched to Bridgeport Borough for a structure fire that was upgraded to a 2nd alarm fire. Upon arrival Squirt 56 secured another water supply and supplied Quint 54. Squirt 56’s crew assisted with checking for extension, ventilation, and over haul. Rescue 56-3 made the response and assisted with filling air cylinders and Traffic 56 assisted with traffic ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Photo courtesy of Norristown Fire Department.
Photo courtesy of Norristown Fire Department.

Busy Weekend of Calls and Spring Cleaning

Assistant Chief Matthew Curll, March 11

Members have been kept busy with a steady amount of calls and spring cleaning around the firehouse this weekend. Saturday calls included a fire alarm, small vehicle fire and two reported dwelling fire responses to name a few.

Sunday was steady again with calls for a medical assist, a fire alarm and another two dwelling fire responses, these were more notable. Shortly before 3:00 PM a dwelling fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Squirt Goes Second Due to Norristown

Assistant Chief Matthew Curll, March 05

A little after midnight this morning Squirt 56 responded as mutual aid to Norristown Fire Department for a house fire on the 900 Blk. of W. Airy St. Quint 27 arrived to a working fire on the third floor of a middle of the row house and began fire attack. Squirt 56 arrived as second due, stretching a second hand line and opening up for Quint 27’s crew on the third floor. Squirt 56 assisted on scene ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Matthew Curll, March 02

Today at approximately 9:00 AM Traffic 56 was dispatched to assist Bridgeport Fire Department and Borough of Bridgeport Police Department at an accident scene. Traffic 56 and three Fire Police members responded. Members reported to the intersection of Ford, E. 4th, and Holstein Streets to direct traffic. Personnel were on scene until both vehicles and debris were removed from the roadway. Traffic ... (Full Story & Photos)

First Due Basement Fire

Assistant Chief Matthew Curll, March 01

Yesterday shortly after 4:10 PM, Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS along with Quint 54 of the Bridgeport Fire Department were dispatched to a dwelling fire on the 200 Blk of Tyler Rd. In the Henderson Park section of our local. DC56-3 (Recupido) arrived to find a smoke condition on the first floor. Squirt 56 arrived shortly after and stretched an attack line to the basement. Chief 56 (Johnson) arrived ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistant Chief Matthew Curll, February 25

This morning shortly before 8:30 AM, Upper Merion Township Fire & EMS along with units from Berwyn Fire Company and Bridgeport Fire Department were dispatched to a Building Fire at the Lafayette At Valley Forge Apartment Complex. Squad 56 arrived and confirmed a working fire on the fifth floor. Squirt 56 and Rescue 56-3 made the response from Swedesburg.

Squirt 56 arrived as the second due engine, ... (Full Story & Photos)


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