Every fall firefighters must demonstrate fitness readiness by completing an annual Task Performance Test. The test consists of several componets simulating common tasks that are encountered on a structure fire. The test is performed in full turnouts while wearing an SCBA (compressed air) and must be completed in 4 minutes and 4 seconds. Park City […]
Firework Safety Fun Fact: Water boils at 212 F, wood burns at 575 F, glass melts at 900 F, SPARKLERS burn at between 1200 F and 2000 F! Sparklers account for over 25% of firework related emergency room visits. Approximately 16,000 reported fires are started by fireworks annually. While you and your loved ones […]
Today we pause to remember the almost 3,000 people who died in the 9/11 attacks in New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia 17 years ago. FDNY lost 343 firefighters that day and 117 other have succumbed to WTC-related illnesses since. We appreciate their sacrifice. NEVER FORGET
The PCFD 2017 Annual Report has been posted to the Financials page. The 2017 Annual Report contains the following: Message from the Fire Chief Organization Financials and Transparency Department Highlights Operations Fire Prevention & Life Safety Highlights Training Response Statistics Administrative Division Report Recruiting Sample 2017 PCFD Activity 2017 Photos Download the 2017 Annual Report.
We are all happy it’s finally been snowing. And, we want everyone to be prepared for the potential of severe winter weather. It’s important to think about preparing your home, protecting your family, and to be ready if a severe storms hits. Read our full article on Preparing for Winter Storms and stay safe this […]
The holiday season brings together family and friends, delicious food, gifts, and seasonal decorations from trees to twinkling lights to scented candles. Sadly, beautiful holiday decorations are a fire hazard under the right conditions. The National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) estimates that over one thousand home fires occur each year from trees and other holiday […]
We are proud to announce the launch of our newly designed website. We hope you will find it useful, informative and easy to find what you are looking for. The site is now mobile friendly, offers online registration and payments, and several other features that were not apart of our old website. Please take a […]