February 24 — Dispatched for three calls. The first call was for an activated fire alarm at a home on North Elbow Lane, in the Yardley Crest development. The second call was for ‘fumes in the dwelling” at a home on Lang Court, in the Hidden Oaks development. The third call was for an activated fire alarm at the Continental Tavern, on North Main Street.
February 25 — Dispatched for a mutual aid assist to Newtown (Station 45), for Engine 80 to respond for a dwelling fire on Diamond Drive, while Ladder 0 responded to cover their district from Station 45.
February 26 — Dispatched for an activated carbon monoxide alarm at a home on Fern Drive, in the Regency development.
February 27 — Dispatched for five calls. The first call was for an activated fire alarm at Arden Courts Nursing Home, on Stony Hill Road. The second call was for burning electrical wires in a downed tree on Oxford Valley Road, near the railroad tunnel. The third call was for burning electrical wires inside a home on Weinmann Way, which was caused by the falling tree pulling down wires. The fourth call was for a working fire at an apartment in the 700 building of Yardley Commons, off South Main Street. The fifth call was for an activated fire alarm at a home on Riverview Avenue, near Cold Spring Avenue.
Year-to-date, the all-volunteer Yardley Makefield Fire Company responded to 83 calls. For more information and pictures about the fire company, please go to www.yardleymakefieldfire.com or follow us on Instagram. New members are always welcomed. No experience necessary. We will train you.