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Battalion Chief Dave Shapp receives 10 Years of Service Award from Chief Hugh Hager.

 
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Welcome to Midway Volunteer Fire Company
 

Welcome to the official website for the Midway Volunteer Fire Company. The members of the Midway Volunteer Fire Company have been providing fire protection and rescue services to the communities of Buckingham and Solebury in Bucks County, PA since 1931. Our fire company is made up of 100% volunteers. These volunteers are your neighbors who are dedicated to protecting the residents as well as the homes and businesses of Buckingham and Solebury and the surrounding communities.

The Midway Volunteer Fire Company has two fire stations. Our main station is located at 5770 Route 202 in Lahaska, PA next to Peddlers Village. Our substation is located at 3879 Route 413, between Long Lane and Cold Spring Creamery Road. Monthly business meetings are held on the second Monday of each month at our main station in Lahaska starting at 7:30 PM. Training drills are held on the second, third and fourth Tuesday’s of each month. Check our calendar of events for times and locations as well as training topics to be covered.

 

Passing of Past Chief and Life Member Harold 'Jack' Parks Jr
Jack Parks presented with a token of the Company's deep appreciation for 65 years of service during this years' banquet. (L to R) Jack Parks, Pres. Steve Tori, Chief Hugh Hager.
   Jack Parks presented with a token of the
      Company's deep appreciation for 65 years
      of service during this years' banquet.
      (L to R) Jack Parks, Pres. Steve Tori,
      Chief Hugh Hager.
Friday, May 22, 2015 
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It is with deep regret that the Midway Volunteer Fire Company announces the passing of Life Member and Past Chief Jack Parks Jr. Jack began serving with Midway Volunteer Fire Company in April 1947. Jack has held many positions in the company including being Chief. He was also a 30-year volunteer Solebury Township Fire Marshall, past president of Bucks County Fireman's Assoc., life member of Bucks County Fire Chief's Assoc., and member of Bucks County Fire Chief's and Fireman's Assoc. Jack served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Jack was past president of Solebury Lions Club, past Commander of Doylestown Legion Post 210, and member of New Hope Legion Post 79. Jack was also an owner/driver at Flemington Speedway, as well as an avid NASCAR fan. Relatives and friends are invited to a viewing that will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 26, and from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday May 27 at the Reed and Steinbach Funeral Home, 2335 Lower State Road, Doylestown. Funeral service will be held at the funeral home 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 27. Interment will follow in Washington Crossing National Cemetery, Newtown. Jack's family and Midway Volunteer Fire Company invite friends and relatives back to the fire company's station in Lahaska, PA. for refreshments and remembrance after the interment. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jack's name may be made to Midway Volunteer Fire Company, P.O. Box 715, Lahaska, PA 18931 or Doylestown Hospice, c/o Doylestown Hospital, 595 West State St., Doylestown, PA 18901.

 
Auxiliary 2015 Flea Market & Craft Fair Date Set
Aux. 2015 Flea Market
   Aux. 2015 Flea Market
Sunday, June 7, 2015 
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The Midway Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary has set the date for the 2015 Flea Market and Craft Fair for Sunday June 7th from 8 AM to 2 PM, at the Midway training facility and carnival grounds located at 5110 Route 202 in Buckingham, PA. Vendors wanted and space is still available. For more information, please call (267) 221-0333. Rain date set for 14 June 2015.

 
MIdway Assists at Sergeantsville Inn Fire
Monday, March 9, 2015 02:58
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Midway Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched at 02:58 on Monday, March 9 to a assist at a building fire located at the Sergeantsville Inn, 601 Rosemont Ringoes Rd, Sergeantsville, Douglas Township, NJ. Tanker 5 responded to the scene to assist Sergeantsville Fire Company with water supply on a tanker shuttle to battle the four-alarm fire in the historic Inn. Midway crews were in service until 06:01.

 
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Past President Dave Hathaway Honored for 10 years as President
Monday, March 9, 2015 
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The members of Midway Volunteer Fire Company took pleasure in presenting Past President Dave Hathaway with a token of our appreciation for serving 10 years in the office of President. The plaque was presented by the current President Steve Tori during our recent monthly business meeting.

 
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Pres. Steve Tori presenting Past President Dave Hathaway with a plaque in honor of 10 years as President.
   Pres. Steve Tori presenting Past
      President Dave Hathaway with a plaque in
      honor of 10 years as President.
(l to r) Pres. Steve Tori and Past Pres. Dave Hathaway during award presentation.
   (l to r) Pres. Steve Tori and Past Pres.
      Dave Hathaway during award presentation.
Midway Assists Lingohocken Fire Company at FOP Lodge #53 Fire
Monday, February 2, 2015 19:14
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Midway Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched at 21:02 on Monday February 2nd to assist Lingohocken Fire Company at a building fire located at the Bucks County F.O.P. Lodge #53, 1058 Mill Creek Rd, Wycombe, PA. Initial dispatch from Bucks County Communications Department was for Engine 5 to cover Station 95. At 19:41, Engine 5 was dispatched for a rubbish fire near the FOP lodge, which turned out to be downed power lines causing a fire on a small bridge. Crews awaited PECO to arrive before extinguishing the bridge with e PW can. Engine 5 was ten directed to assist Sta. 35’s crews at the FOP Lodge fire. During the incident, T-5 was dispatched to cover Sta. 35. Engine 5 remained in service until 22:28.

 
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Midway Responds to Fire at Earl's Restaurant in Peddlers Village.
Thursday, January 8, 2015 17:35
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Midway Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched at 17:35 on Thursday January 8th to a building fire located at Earl’s Restaurant, 15 Peddlers Village Rd, Lahaska, Solebury Township, PA. Initial dispatch from Bucks County Communications Department was for a fire alarm activation. Bucks County Communications Department advised responding units at 17:36 of a confirmed kitchen fire in the restaurant and filled out a Tactical Box assignment for a Store assignment. Less than two minutes later, Solebury Police Department officers arrived on scene confirming a kitchen fire and Bucks County Communications Department upgraded the assignment to a full box assignment. Deputy 5 arrived on scene, with fire through the roof of the kitchen and reports a working fire. Upon Chief 5’s arrival he establish Midway Command. Crews responded and arrived on scene within 8 minutes of dispatch. Crews made an aggressive stop and prevented the fire from extending fully into the rest of the structure, the fire was placed under control at 19:15. Crews remained in service performing extensive overhaul until 21:46. The Bucks County Fire Marshal Department along with the Solebury Township Fire Marshal investigated the incident. Midway received assistance from New Hope Eagle Fire Co., Point Pleasant Fire Co., Lingohocken Fire Co., Doylestown Fire Co., Warwick Fire Co., Hartsville Fire Co., Central Bucks Ambulance, Lambertville Ambulance and the Bucks County Fire Marshal Department.

 
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Honoring Life Member - John P. Reinhardt
Saturday, November 8, 2014 
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The members of Midway Volunteer Fire Company and surrounding Police, Fire and EMS departments laid to rest Life Member, Past Fire Police Captain, and Past Bucks County Fire Police Association President John P. Reinhardt with full firefighter honors on November 8, 2014. The Members of Midway Volunteer Fire Company would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to all the surrounding departments for the outpouring of assistance and support following the loss of John Reinhardt. John’s service to the community touched Midway and many other departments. This display of respect for him shows how we come together in the fire and emergency services in these times of sorrow. There is no better feeling then to know that when in need you have our backs.

 
John Reinhardt Final Call video courtesy of Larry Browne.
: Members of Midway VFC stand with the Bucks County Fire Service Flag flying over the Reed & Steinbach Funeral Home in Doylestown honoring John Reinhardt’s service within the Midway VFC as well as across Bucks County.
Photo Courtesy: Bill Rowe
   : Members of Midway VFC stand with the
      Bucks County Fire Service Flag flying
      over the Reed & Steinbach Funeral Home
      in Doylestown honoring John Reinhardt’s
      service within the Midway VFC as well as
      across Bucks County. Photo Courtesy:
      Bill Rowe
John smiling down on us on the way to his viewing. He kept the rain off the apparatus until they got back home.
Photo Courtesy: Bill Rowe
   John smiling down on us on the way to
      his viewing. He kept the rain off the
      apparatus until they got back
      home. Photo Courtesy: Bill Rowe
In Loving Memory of Life Member John Reinhardt
Life Member & Past Fire Police Captain John Reinhardt
   Life Member & Past Fire Police Captain
      John Reinhardt
Sunday, November 2, 2014 
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The Midway Volunteer Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member, Past Fire Police Captain, and Past President of the Bucks County Fire Police Association John Reinhardt. The viewing will be held November 7th at the Reed & Steinbach Funeral Home located at 2335 Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA. 18901 from 1-3 pm and 6-8 pm. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, November 8th at 11a.m. at the Second Baptist Church located at 6055 Swamp Rd, Fountainville, PA 18923. Following the conclusion of the memorial services, internment will be held at the Forest Grove Presbyterian Church located at 1856 Forest Grove Rd., Forest Grove, PA. 18922. Following the internment services, a luncheon will be held at Midway Volunteer Fire Company, Station 5, located at 5770 Rt. 202 Lahaska, PA. 18931. Any departments wishing to bring apparatus please contact Deputy Chief Steve Turbyfill at D5@midwayvfc.com or 267-688-5006. Further details will be provided as soon as they become available. Any further questions may be directed to the fire company at 215-794-5612

 
Raffle Grand Prize Winner
Keith Pladsen and family members with this year's Grand Prize.
   Keith Pladsen and family members with
      this year's Grand Prize.
Wednesday, September 3, 2014 
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This year’s Grand Prize Drawing of two 2014 Polaris Sportsman 570 EFI ATV's plus a 2014 Triton Aluminum ATV88 Trailer were won by Keith Pladsen of Newtown, PA. The winning ticket was #0904. 
The drawing took place on July 26, 2014 during the last night of our Annual Carnival and was drawn by our special ticket drawer, 6 year old Mackenzie of Warrington. Mackenzie was presented with a very large stuffed lion as our gift to her for her special assistance.
Keith picked up his prize along with some very excited family members. 
Midway Volunteer Fire Company congratulates Keith on winning our grand prize and wish he and his family safe and fun ATV’ing. 


 
Fire Academy Graduation: 7 Members Complete Basic Fire Academy Summer Class
2014 Summer Basic Fire Academy Graduation.
(l to r)Prob.FF Andrew Smith, Jr.FF Chris Wend, Prob. FF Sean Hurst, FF/EMT-P & Class Instructor John Townsend, Chief Hugh Hager, Past Chief Steve Cronin  (Pres of Bucks Co. Fire Chiefs & Firefighters Assoc.), Jr. FF Joseph Glauber, Prob. FF Alex Plugaru, Porb. FF Tyler Butler
   2014 Summer Basic Fire Academy
      Graduation. (l to r)Prob.FF Andrew
      Smith, Jr.FF Chris Wend, Prob. FF Sean
      Hurst, FF/EMT-P & Class Instructor John
      Townsend, Chief Hugh Hager, Past Chief
      Steve Cronin (Pres of Bucks Co. Fire
      Chiefs & Firefighters Assoc.), Jr. FF
      Joseph Glauber, Prob. FF Alex Plugaru,
      Porb. FF Tyler Butler
Wednesday, August 6, 2014 
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On August 6 2014, Seven members of Midway Volunteer Fire Company graduated from the Bucks County Community College, Bucks County Public Safety Training Center having completed the Basic Fire Academy for Firefighter 1. Those members that are 18 years of age or older competed 192 hours of Firefighter 1 training and have obtain their National Professional Qualification System (ProBoard) certification for Firefighter 1.    Please join us in congratulating Tyler Butler, Joseph Glauber, Sean Hurst, Quinn Jones, Alex Plugaru, Andrew Smith, and Chris Wend on this accomplishment and their commitment to serving our community.


 
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