GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY

Today the Oakmont Fire Company held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the new fire house. Joining the volunteers were Commissioners Oliva, Heilmann, Rushforth and Township Fire Marshal Marino. The short ceremony was topped off by speeches from the Oakmont Fire Company President John Stretch and Fire Chief Robert J. “Mags” McGoldrick. This event brings the much…

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QUICK WORK IN THE MORNING

At 06:45 hours Company 38 and Engine 35 were dispatched to the 100 block of Stockton Road for a basement fire. When police arrived they reported heavy smoke showing. EMS was added to the assignment as a precaution. 38-9 arrived and assumed command. Quick work by the first-in crews kept the fire confined to the…

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CONGRATULATIONS ARE IN ORDER!

Congratulations are in order for Angela, Christopher and Dan Wintz. They are the proud parents of a new baby girl. Alison Daniele Wintz was brought into this world at 9:59 am and tipped the scales at 8 lb. 2 ounces. All are doing well. Good luck to big brother Christopher!

As we have done for the last 20 + years the Oakmont Fire Company celebrated the 4th of July in typical fashion. Aside from attending other civic organization parades, we held our own parade from our temporary headquarters to the Grasslyn Field. Friends and neighbors were treated to hot dogs, soft pretezels, refreshments and a…

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On this evening the Oakmont Fire Company crew spent the night moving the apparatus and other equipment from the “old” firehouse into our new temporary station, “the tent.” The tent is 40’ wide and 80’ long. As you can see in the pictures it fits all four fire trucks and our protective gear. Other items…

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