Chester County Fire Chiefs Association
Chester County Fire Chiefs Association
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Training Opportunities at the Chester County Public Safety Training Center

CCFCA, November 07

Chester County Fire Training is holding the following two training classes:


DESCRIPTION: The modern residential basement may be packed with electronic equipment and furnishings. A basement fire can present serious challenges for responding firefighting crews. This 16 hour course addresses the important issues such as size-up, strategy, tactics deployment and safety that fire officers ... (Full Story & Photos)

Funeral Arrangements For Deputy Chief Brian Gallagher

Phoenixville Fire Department , August 30

It is with deep regret that the members of the Phoenixville Fire Department announce the sudden passing of Deputy Fire Chief Brian Gallagher at the age of 59.

Brian has been a member of Phoenix Hose, Hook & Ladder Co., No. 1 since 1976 and the Kimberton Fire Company since 1972. Brian was past president of Northern Chester County Fire Chief’s Association and past Pennsylvania Fire Academy Instructor.

Brian ... (Full Story & Photos)

Three new reports look at the characteristics of fires in one- and two-family and multifamily homes and other residential buildings

CCFCA News Desk, August 06

The residential building portion of the fire problem is of great national importance, as it accounts for the vast majority of civilian casualties. National estimates for 2011-2013 show that 83 percent of all fire deaths and 79 percent of all fire injuries occurred in residential buildings. In addition, residential building fires accounted for over half (58 percent) of the total dollar loss from all ... (Full Story)

"Mutual Aid or Band-Aid" - Must read Nozzlehead article

Past President Raymond Stackhouse, July 01

The latest article by Chief Goldfeder speaks out on what tends to get pushed under the rug and wispered about behind closed doors.... (Full Story)

Chester County Upgrades Emergency Notification System

CCFCA News Desk, June 08

ReadyChesCo replaces ReadyNotifyPA and allows subscribers to register to receive emergency and non-emergency alerts for the community. The new system, powered by Everbridge, incorporates greater technological capabilities and flexibility. The Department of Emergency Services will be able to contact thousands of residents and business in seconds, when seconds matter.

ReadyChesCo's flexibility means ... (Full Story & Photos)


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