Internationally Recognized Public Safety Organization Reaffirms Abington Township Fire Department’s Excellence

The Commission on Fire Accreditation International re-accredited the A.T.F.D. following a rigorous review of achievement in 300+ performance indicators, including fire suppression, fire fighter training and safety, and strategic planning. A.T.F.D. received its original CFAI accreditation in 2014, and is the only all-volunteer fire department in Pennsylvania to be accredited. Abington, PA… The Commission on Fire Accreditation International (CFAI) has … Read More

Preparing for the Rare Rescue:  Abington Township Fire Department Volunteers Take on Structural Collapse

In 20 years there have only been three structural collapses in Abington Township, still members of the fire department are out in force—training. “It’s a high‐risk, low frequency type of rescue situation,” said Chris Feder, the Rescue Training Program Coordinator at the Montgomery County Fire Academy.  “Unless you work in a major city, you may never see one of these scenarios in a 20‐year … Read More