Folsom Fire Company

New Officers for the year 2014

Monday, January 27, 2014  The Following members were elected to office for the year 2014. Chief: Ben Salmieri Deputy Chief: Joe Carollo Battalion Chief: Ed Grossmann President Kathy Salmieri Vice President: Joe Carollo Treasure Joe Steinbacher Secretary: Mike McNeeley Board Of Directors: Joe Carollo Ed Grossmann Joe Steinbacher Andy Hilfety Bill Urian Tom Jenkins

   


 

2013 Yearly Report

Monday, January 27, 2014  The Folsom Fire Company 2013 Yearly report is as follows: The company responded to a total of 173 Calls there were 92 day calls and 81 night calls, the company was in service for 91 hours and 57 minutes. Break down of call are 23 House fires, 12 Apartment fires, 15 Merchantile fires, 4 Cover up calls, 1 Shed, 1 wire call, 2 Investigation calls, 1 Vehicle fire, `1 Brush fire, 13 Vehicle Accident calls, 9 Gas Leak in building calls,1 Industrial incident, 1 Hazmat incident,3 Assist to Police calls, 19 Assist EMS calls, 1 Miscellaneous call, 43 Accidental Alarms calls,5 CO calls and 4 Gas Leak outside the building calls. 1 Firefighter injured, Damage for the year:$250,600.00 Contents $75,000.00 Vehicles $9,000.00 for a total yearly lost of $334,500.00

   


 

Awards Banquet

Saturday, October 4, 2014 18:00 On Saturday Ocotober 4th 2014, The Folsom Fire Company held it annual awards banquet in the Peter T Maginnis Banquet Hall. The following awards were presented by the Chief, Deputy Chief, President and Mrs Kathy Blackburn. The Fire Men of the year award for 2013 present by Chief Joe Carollo, was awarded to Bill Salinsky. The President Award for 2013 present by President Kathy Salmieri, was awarded to Mike McNeely. The Mathew Salmieri Memorial Award for 2013 present by Ben and Kathy Salmieri was awarded to Joe Steinbacher. The Burt "Blackie" Blackburn Memorial Award for 2013 present by Kathy Blackburn was present to Joe Carollo. OTHER AWARDS 10 TEN RESPONDERS FOR 2013 Present by Chief Joe Carollo and Deputy Chief Ben Salmieri: 1. Captain Ed Grosmann 128 calls 2. Chief Joe Carollo 108 calls 3. Deputy Chief Ben Salmieri 91 calls 4. Battalion Chief Ray Gunnip 69 calls 5. Fire Fighter Tom Jenkins 68 calls 6. Fire Fighter Brian Horst 56 calls 7. Fire Fighter Adam Hawkins 55 calls 8. Fire Police Robert Drake 54 calls 9. Chief Engineer Andy Hilferty 54 calls 10. Fire Fighter Jim McAleer 44 calls 11. Fire Police Peter Hinkleman 41 calls The company responded to at total of 173 calls for the year 2013

   


 

Winners in the Free Hall Give Away

Friday, October 3, 2014  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE WINNERS OF THE 2015 FREE HALL RENTAL GIVE AWAY:

THE HALL GIVE AWAY WINNER IS MARIAN RICARDO OF MORTON,

THE WINNER OF THE SECOND PRIZE $100.00 IS KATELYN DOUGHERTY OF FOLSOM.

THE 2016 HALL GIVE AWAY WILL START IN FEBRUARY MORE INFO TO FOLLOW.

   


 

1301 Macdade Blvd Alarm

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 20:00 On Tuesday September 30th 2014 at 20:00 hrs, Station 18 Folsom Fire Co was dispatched to 1301 MacDade Blvd Zac's Hamburgers for an Fire Alarm.  Upon the arrival of Engine 18 found the alarm was set off by accident.  The company was in service for 10 minutes

   


 

600 Swarthmore Ave Gasleak

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 09:08 On Tuesday September 30th 2014 at 09:08 hrs, Station 18 Folsom Fire Co was dispatched to 600 Swarthmore Ave Senior Day Center for a gas leak inside the building.  Upon the arrival of Engine 18 the building had been evacated and PECO was on location.  Investigation found a stove pilot lights were out. Venitilation was made on the 1st and 2nd floor of the building while PECO relight the pilot lights.  The company was assisted by Co 43 Holmes Fire Co, Co 49 Milmont, Co 62 SM Vauclain and Ridley 7 EMS. The company was inservice for 25 minutes under the command of Deputy Chief Joe Carollo.

   


 

535 Perry St Building Fire

Monday, September 29, 2014 15:31 On Monday September 29th 2014 at 15:31 hrs,  Station 18 Folsom Fire Co was dispatched to 535 Perry St for a working building fire.  Upon the arrival of Engine 18 the crew found heavy smoke 1st & 2nd floors.  Location of the fire was in the basement of the structure, the crews led off with 1 3/4 line into the basement, the fire was electrical in nature and it was contained to the basement and extinguished the building was ventilated by PPV.  The company was assisted by Co 43 Holmes Fire Co, Co 49 Milmont, Co 62 SM Vauclain, Co 02 Norwood RIT 08 Prospect Park and EMS from Ridley 7.  The company was in service for 1:45 minutes under the command of Chief Ben Salmieri. 

   


 

Assist Co 43 Holmes Fire Co

Friday, September 26, 2014 21:15 On Friday September 26th 2014 at 21:15 hrs, Station 18 Folsom fire Co was dispatched to assist Co 43 Holmes Fire company at 640 South ave.Prior to leaving the station, the company was recalled by 43 Command.

   


 

510 Parkview Cir assist EMS

Thursday, September 25, 2014 08:10 On September 25th 2014 at 08:10 hrs, Station 18 Folsom Fire Co was dispatched to 510 Parkview Cir to assist Ridley7 EMS.  Upon the arrival of Engine 18 the crew did assist in the removal of the patient from the 2nd floor to the ambulance.  The company was in service for 20 minutes under the command of Lt Scott Kreamer

   


 

Assist Police MacDade and Swarthmore Ave

Tuesday, September 23, 2014 21:17 On Tuesday September 23rd 2014 at 21:17 hrs, Station 18 Folsom Fire Co was dispatched to Swarthmore ave and MacDade blvd to assist police  with lights on an accident which involved a pederstrian.  Upon the arrival of Engine 18 lights placed in service while the police did their investigation, the company was in service for 40 minutes under the command of Battalion Chief Ed Grossmann

   


 
 
 

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