*Attention Members*

Any social member of the Shoemakersville Fire Company No 1, a new policy has been enacted that if you volunteer 3 times in 2014 at any fundraiser, event, etc that the Fire Company holds, your dues for 2015 will be Free. Also if any member has a special set of skills, plumbing, contracting, etc and would be willing to volunteer there time, please also contact us. Please forward this info to all members. To find out events, please call (610)562-8091, email ShoeyFire40@aol.com or visit the calendar on this website for current events.

Breakfast With Santa

Bring the kids to have Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 6th, 2014 from 7:30am-10:30am. We will also have professional photographer on hand to take pictures with the kids and santa. For $10.00 you will get a cd to take home with the picture.  This will be a breakfast buffet, look in the calendar for more info of this event. Hope to see you there!

Christmas Tree Sale

Christmas Tree Sale Benefiting the Firefighters of the Shoemakersville Fire Co. No. 1. Starting Black Friday. Hours: Fridays 5-8pm  Saturdays 9am-5pm.  Sundays  9am-5pm. Will be held at the Fire Company. Hope to see you there!

Parade: May, 2015

We will be holding a Lights and Sirens Parade, Housing and Open House on May 2, 2015 at 5pm. Mark your calendars! More info will be published closer to the date. For further information, contact Tim Seyfert, Parade Chairman at (484)599-2860
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Shoemakersville, PA  19555



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Residential fire prevention/suppression technology research funding opportunity
The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control is accepting Small Business Innovation Research grant applications for projects related to the development and improvement of technologies for fire prevention, alerting of residential fires, and fire suppression. Applicants must be small businesses. Read the funding announcement at: grants.nih.gov/grants/Funding/sbir.htm. Application deadline: Dec. 5, 2014.

2014 National Preparedness Month toolkit now available
National Preparedness Month is right around the corner! This September's theme is Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare. The Ready Campaign is gearing up to bring your community many great resources and tools for preparedness. Get started planning your preparedness events and National Day of Action with the just-released 2014 National Preparedness Month toolkit!

New program helps fire departments plan for older adult fire safety
A new program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is available to fire departments and other community organizations to help plan and implement fire safety interventions for the high-risk group of older adults. The Fire-Safe Seniors program uses home assessments, smoke alarm installation, education and follow-up to ensure a comprehensive approach to fire prevention. A free toolkit is available to help you implement the program. For more information, visit the USFA website at www.usfa.fema.gov/citizens/older/

Mary Marchone honored with national fire safety award
Mary Marchone, a U.S. Fire Administration/National Fire Academy (NFA) training specialist for the Fire Prevention (Management) curriculum, is the recipient of the prestigious 2014 Dr. Anne W. Phillips Award for Leadership in Fire Safety Education. The award was presented on May 1 at the 26th Annual National Fire and Emergency Services Dinner in Washington, D.C.

Updated report: Residential Building Electrical Fires (2009-2011)
The U.S. Fire Administration has released an updated report on home electrical fires. From 2009-2011, an estimated 25,900 home electrical fires were reported to fire departments within the United States each year. These fires caused an estimated 280 deaths, 1,125 injuries and $1.1 billion in property loss. Home electrical fires resulted in greater dollar loss per fire than nonelectrical fires. Download the free report from our website at www.usfa.fema.gov

Theme for the 2014 Arson Awareness Week is announced
The theme for this year's Arson Awareness Week (May 4-10) is Vehicle Arson: A Combustible Crime. For more information and resources you can use to increase awareness about vehicle arson in your community, visit the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/aaw/.

New resources for National Fire Incident Reporting System users
In support of National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) users, the U.S. Fire Administration is now publishing NFIRSGrams: short bulletins that provide coding help to fire department personnel using NFIRS. NFIRSGrams address frequently asked questions and common mistakes made when completing incident forms. Visit www.usfa.fema.gov/fireservice/nfirs/training/ for the latest NFIRSGram bulletins and to sign up to receive them through email.

Federal committee releases strategic plan to support emergency medical services nationwide
The Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS) has reached consensus on a strategic plan that maps action steps for federal support of optimal emergency medical services (EMS) systems nationwide. The five-year plan provides a framework to synchronize interagency efforts and strengthen EMS practices, principles and strategies throughout the United States. Download the FICEMS Strategic Plan from the EMS.gov website at www.ems.gov/ficems/plan.htm

Recommendations for safer emergency vehicle and roadway incident response
Our latest study report, Emergency Vehicle Safety Initiative (2014), provides best practices and recommendations for safer emergency vehicle and roadway incident response. Topics covered include common crash causes and crash prevention, internal and external factors for improving response and roadway safety, vehicle design and maintenance, and regulating emergency vehicle response and roadway scene safety. Download this free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.

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Upcoming Events

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Every 2nd Friday
Open Juke Box and Pool

6:30pm - 8:30pm
Every Last Monday
Shrimp Night

9:00pm - 11:30pm
Every 1st Friday
Karaoke (First and Third Friday of the month)

12:00am - 12:00am
Thu. Nov 27th 2014
Closed Thanksgiving Day

8:00pm - 10:00pm
Sat. Nov 29th 2014
Open Juke Box and Pool

7:30am - 10:30am
Sat. Dec 6th 2014
Breakfast With Santa

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2014 Call Volume
Jan 21 10 31
Feb 12 10 21
Mar 23 1 13
Apr 13 7 28
May 23 2 22
Jun 16 8 22
Jul 11 11 25
Aug 14 6 14
Sep 16 3 12
Oct 15 5 29
Nov 4 7 13
Total 168 70 230

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