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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.


Midway Welcomes New Members
Monday, April 14, 2014 
Please join us in welcoming  two new members to the Midway Volunteer Fire Company; Cal Blockinger and Michael Pirozzola as a Probationary Members. Cal lives in Buckingham and will be responding out of our station on Route 413. Michael also lives in Buckingham and will be responding out our station in Lahaka. . Cal attends Central Bucks High School East.

Cal Blockinger
   Cal Blockinger
Michael Pirozzola
   Michael Pirozzola
Auxiliary Sets the Date for the 2014 Flea Market & Craft Fair
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 
The Midway Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary has set the date for the 2014 Flea Market and Craft Fair. The flea market and craft fair will be held on Sunday May 4th from 8 AM to 2 PM, at the Midway training facility and carnival grounds located at 5110 Route 202 in Buckingham, PA. across from Holicong Park. The rain date will be Sunday May 18th. Vendors wanted and spaces are available. For more information call (267) 221-0333.

Down Wires Light Up the Night
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 21:45
Midway Volunteer Fire Company responds to report of downed power lines in front of 5970 Upper York Rd, Solebury Township at 21:45 on March 12, 2014.  Responding personnel could see the nightsky illuminated by the sparks generated from the down primary lines before reaching their respective stations. Crews and Solebury PD shut-down Upper York Rd until PECO arrived 2 hours later to secure the down line.

Downed power line lights up night sky visible for miles.
   Downed power line lights up night sky
      visible for miles.
Sparking stops but small visible fire present.
   Sparking stops but small visible fire
Midway Responds for Investigation And Are Faced With Large Wood Chip & Timber Pile Burning.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 05:57
The Midway Volunteer Fire Company responded on March 4, 2014 at 05:57 to an Investigation with reports of large fire in area of Burnt House Hill Rd. & Cold Spring Creamery Rd. in Buckingham Township.  

Deputy 5 arrived in the area and found a large wood chip and timber pile with heavy fire emanating from the backside of the pile at Spark’s Excavation.   The fire was deep seated in the timbers and woodchips with fire blowing out from approximately 10-15 feet inside and halfway down in the pile.

Chief 5 advised Bucks County Communications Department  that the fire was located in Doylestown Fire Company, Station 19's local and to advise Chief 19 of the incident.

Crews advanced around the pile with a 1 ½ CAFS hose line and worked for approximately an hour to knock down the deep seated fire.  Crews used approximately 3,300 gals of water and 2-3 gals of CASF to extinguished bulk of reachable fire. 

Midway crews work on large wood chip & timber pile fire.
   Midway crews work on large wood chip &
      timber pile fire.
Crews making progress on deep seated fire.
   Crews making progress on deep seated
Midway Certified by State Fire Commissioner Training Certification Recognition Program.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 
Midway Volunteer Fire Company has been recognized by the Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner’s Fire Service Certification Advisory Committee as a Bronze Level Participating Department of the Pennsylvania Fire Service Certification Program by certifying 50 percent of our members to the National Professional Qualifications Standards. 

Snow Removal From All Exits Around Businesses and Public Places.
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 
With all the snow and shoveling that has been done, did you remember to clear the snow from ALL the exit doors around your building?

 If there is an exit sign above a door the snow and pathway outside also needs to be clear even if they are not commonly used. With all the snow that we have gotten, some emergency exits are unable to open.
 It is easy to forget to shovel out a door that is not commonly used but not doing so is a dangerous. If you remembered to clear the snow from driveways, sidewalks and parking spots for your patrons, don’t forget to clear the outside of all the doors marked on the inside with an exit sign.
Keeping the exit cleared inside and out may save you, your employees, your patrons or even a firefighter looking for a way out of a fire.

Exit blocked by snow outside
   Exit blocked by snow outside
Exit blocked by snow.
   Exit blocked by snow.
10th Annual Basket Bingo Date Set
Monday, February 17, 2014 
Please Join the Midway Volunteer Fire Co. Auxiliary for our Tenth Annual Basket Bingo on Sunday, April 6, 2014.

Doors Open at Noon – Bingo Starts at 1:00 p.m.

Advanced Tickets are $20 and at the Door $25

This event will be held at the Midway Fire Company Main Station located at 5770 Route 202 in Lahaska, PA.

Raffle Tickets are available for Special Baskets! Extra Bingo Cards, Door Prizes, and Refreshments will be available. To sponsor a basket, please open the document link, print and fill out the form. 

For questions or to request tickets, contact: auxiliary@midwayvfc.com.

We will also be having a food drive for the Doylestown Food Pantry - participants will get 1 free 50/50 ticket (limit 1 free ticket per person)!

Longaberger® and the other basket and collection names are the property of The Longaberger Company®. This fundraiser is in no way connected with or sponsored by the Longaberger Company®.

New Reflective Driveway Address Signs
Reflective Driveway Adderss Signs
   Reflective Driveway Adderss Signs
Sunday, February 2, 2014 
If we can't find you, We can't help you. 

Now available from Midway Volunteer Fire Company, Reflective Driveway Address Signs. For only $15.00 we will provide you with a highly visible, day or night, driveway address sign with your street number on both sides. The sign is reflective on both sides and is fade resistant to last for years. The sign is pre-drilled for easy mounting.

Print out the order form below to purchase your address sign for your home or someone you care about. It may help save your life or someone you love.

Please mail your order form with $15.00 check per sign payable to Midway Vol. Fire Co. to:Midway Vol. Fire Co., Attn: Sign Committee, P.O. Box 296, Lahaska, PA. 18931.   Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

Midway Responds to Farmhouse Fire
Green Hill Rd Fire, crews making progress.
   Green Hill Rd Fire, crews making
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:16
The Midway Volunteer Fire Company responded to a dwelling fire at 6370 Green Hill Road in Solebury Township. The fire was contained to the porch with extension into the kitchen and enclosed foyer of the farmhouse. Due to initial reports of heavy fire and freezing weather conditions, the assignment was upgraded to a full box along with a tanker task force. Crews make a quick knock down and containment of the fire, limiting damage to the porch, foyer and kitchen area. Additional personnel and equipment from the Doylestown, Lingohocken, New Hope, Plumsteadville, Point Pleasant, and Stockton fire companies assisted Midway. Additional support was provided by Central Bucks Ambulance.

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Snow removal from Fire Hydrants and Address Numbers
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 
We need your help so we can help you or your neighbors!

While shoveling your driveways and sidewalks, please remember to clear snow away from any fire hydrants in front of your homes or businesses. Also, please make sure your street address is visible wherever it is posted. Snow may cover your mailbox or your address on your home or business. Taking a few extra minutes to help us with this will enable us to find the correct location of an emergency call if needed. These few extra minutes may just save someones life.

Help us help you.
   Help us help you.
Clearances around fire hydrants.
   Clearances around fire hydrants.
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