Perkasie Fire Company No. 1 - 100 N. Fifth Street • P.O. Box 203 - Perkasie, PA 18944

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2018 Year End Report

Feb. 2, 2019



Total Number of Incidents for Year: 341

Total Number of Training Activities: 36


PERKASIE FIRE COMPANY No. 1 would like to thank everyone that supported us throughout 2018. As a Department, we are looking forward to everything this next year will bring.


Year End Summary Statistics:


Apparatus and personnel responded to 341 requests; 31 of the incidents (9.09%) were fire related, 1 incidents were overpressure/explosion related (0.29%), 52 incidents (15.25%) were rescue/EMS related, 44 incidents (12.90%) were related to hazardous conditions, 79 incidents were service calls (23.17%), 62 incidents were good intent related (18.18%), 69 incidents (20.23%) were false alarms, 3 incident was severe weather (0.88%).


Perkasie Borough had 135 incidents (38.90%), East Rockhill Township had 77 incidents (22.19%) and Hilltown Township had 31 incidents (8.93%) of the total call volume. Our services were provided to various other municipalities such as West Rockhill Township with 30 incidents (8.65%), Sellersville Borough with 18 incidents (5.19%), Quakertown Borough with 13 incidents (3.75%), Dublin Borough with 5 incidents (1.44%), Richland Township with 3 incidents (0.86%), and Silverdale Boro with 1 incidents (0.29%).


In total, the department staff provided 5,609.72 man-hours of service in response activity and training.