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Freedom Township Fire Co. Reports 'Busy' 2019


January 16, 2020

Rick Boston

Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company Chief Ron Henry gives a fire safety lesson to the Gadley family of East Freedom during fire prevention week last October. The fire company is offering fire prevention and safety classes to any group or business in Freedom Township. Anyone wishing to schedule a session should call the fire department.

The Freedom Township Volunteer Fire Company released its year-end report and 2019 was another busy year for the men and women who answer the whistle.

The fire company responded to a total of 371 alarms covering working fires, accidents and investigations.

Freedom Township was called out to 40 structure fires, 21 of which were working dwelling fires.

In addition to the 21 dwelling fires, Freedom Township responded to three electrical outlet fires, two barn fires, two cases of burnt food setting off an alarm, one dryer fire, a rubbish fire, two incidents of smoke inside a structure, a pellet...

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