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Passing of Richard E Seltzer

Norristown Fire Department, June 01

The Norristown Fire Department mourns the passing of Richard E Seltzer, former Asst. Fire Marshal of the Norristown Fire Department and former President of the Hancock Fire Company.

A statement from the Hancock Fire Company stated:

It is with deep sadness the Hancock Fire Company announces the passing of past President Richard E. Seltzer Sr. Rick was a member for 49 years. He also held several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Norristown Fire Department, May 15

Norristown Battle of the Badges
Blood Drive

Norristown Rec Center

Tuesday, June 6th 2023
9:00 AM – 7:00 PM

All presenting donors will receive a Battle of the Badges T-Shirt and a $10 e-giftcard!
*Do good things this summer. Come to give in June for a $10 gift card by email. Plus, automatically be entered for a chance to win a backyard theater package. Includes projector & screen, smokeless firepit, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Commendations Issued

Captain Tony Barbato, April 06

The NFD commends Firefighters Murphy, Scott and McIntrye (np) on receiving commendations for their actions on January 9th when in the dark of night, they entered deep waters of Stoney Creek, transversed down a steep embankment, swam 70’ in 47 degree water and removed a victim from the water. Their collective effort is in keeping with the highest traditions of the fire service and reflects great credit ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Tony Barbato, March 28

Norristown Firefighters and the students from Eisenhower Middle School's National Junior Honor Society teamed up to conduct a smoke detector blitz. An amazing group of kids that live by their standards: Scholarship, leadership, character, citizenship, service.... (Full Story & Photos)

Citizen's Academy

Captain Tony Barbato, March 01

This evening, members of the Norristown Citizen's Academy met with the Norristown Fire Department to discuss operations and to take a tour of our fire apparatus. This is an annual event that our firefighters look forward to attending.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Norristown Fire Department, July 29

The Norristown Fire Department has earned a Class 2 rating by the Insurance Services Office (ISO)- the second highest possible rating for fire protection services in the country. This Public Protection Classification (PPC) program places the Norristown Fire Department in the top five percent of the approximately 40,000 fire departments nationwide, with less than 400 graded as a Class 1 and less than ... (Full Story & Photos)

Montco Car Seat Check Resumes in August 2022

Norristown Fire Department, July 20

The Montgomery County Office of Public Health is pleased to announce the return of in-person car seat checks beginning in August 2022. They will be held on the first Wednesday of every month at the Montgomery Hose Fire Company at 201 W. Freedley St.
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Norristown Fire Department, May 06

During the week of April 24th, Firefighters from the NFD attended a week long international conference in Indianapolis, Indiana where they participated in world class training, checked out the latest and greatest in firefighting equipment, and met and learned from many of the greatest firefighters from across the country. We are extremely grateful to have this opportunity and are looking forward ... (Full Story & Photos)


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