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Auxillary Secretary Heather DeGroot receives the Auxillary 5 years of Service Award from Auxillary Pres. Kelly Tori & Auxillary Vice Pres. Amy Mularski

 
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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.

 

Carnival Starts Tonight!!
Thursday, July 17, 2014 
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Carnival is HERE for 2014. Our annual carnival start on Thursday July 17th at 6:30pm. It runs for the next Thursday, Friday & Saturdays (July 17-19 and July 24-26. This year's Grand prize are Two Polaris ATV's and a Triton Trailer. There are plenty of other prizes to win, games to play and rides to ride. If you get hungry there will be plenty of great food available. The carnival is located at our carnival grounds at 5110 RT 202 Buckingham Township, PA. See you Starting THIS EVENING!!!

 
Passing of Life Member Bob Rushton
Bob Rushton (center) with Pres. Dave Hathaway and former Chief Steve Cronin at the company's 2009 annual banquet.
   Bob Rushton (center) with Pres. Dave
      Hathaway and former Chief Steve Cronin
      at the company's 2009 annual banquet.
Sunday, June 1, 2014 
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It is with profound sadness that the members of Midway Volunteer Fire Company announce the passing of Life Member and Trustee Emeritus Robert Rushton on Sunday 1 June 2014. Bob joined Midway in March of 1948 and served as Trustee Emeritus until his passing. He served the communities of Buckingham and Solebury for 66 years. Family and Friends are invited to Bob's Life Celebration from 6pm-8pm Thursday 5 June at Leaver-Cable Funeral Home, located at 4865 York Rd. in Buckingham, PA. Services & Internment will be private. Please keep Bob's family in your thoughts and prayers. At the families request: in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Midway Volunteer Fire Company, PO Box 296, Lahaska, PA. 18931, would be appreciated.

 
Midway Welcomes New Members
Monday, April 14, 2014 
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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 2014 Flea Market & Craft Fair Cancelled
Aux 2014 Flea Market Cancelled
   Aux 2014 Flea Market Cancelled
Wednesday, April 2, 2014 
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The Midway Volunteer Fire Company Auxiliary has cancelled the 2014 Flea Market and Craft Fair set for 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.

 
Down Wires Light Up the Night
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 21:45
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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
      present.
Midway Responds for Investigation And Are Faced With Large Wood Chip & Timber Pile Burning.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 05:57
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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
      fire.
Midway Certified by State Fire Commissioner Training Certification Recognition Program.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 
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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. 


 
   
   
New Reflective Driveway Address Signs
Reflective Driveway Adderss Signs
   Reflective Driveway Adderss Signs
Sunday, February 2, 2014 
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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
      progress.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 10:16
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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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Bids Being Accepted for Kitchen Renovation Project
Thursday, January 16, 2014
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The Midway Volunteer Fire Company a non-profit entity will be accepting sealed bids for a kitchen renovation project located at 5770 Lower York Road in Lahaska, PA. Refer to the documents below for a description and scope of the work. Sealed bids will be accepted until 7:00 pm on Wednesday January 29, 2014. At that time the bids will be opened and read aloud at our Main Station also located at 5770 Lower York Road. All bids will be reviewed following the opening to ensure that all bidders have met all specifications. Bids may be mailed to: Midway Volunteer Fire Company P.O. Box 296 Lahaska, PA 18931 ATTN: Kitchen Renovation Bids. Each bid must be submitted in accordance with the instructions and specifications. The Midway Volunteer Fire Company reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids for any cause whatsoever. Additional questions may be answered by calling (215) 794-5612 or e-mailing trustees@midwayvfc.com.

 
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