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HISTORY

 

1940

The Hopewell Township Volunteer Fire Department was formally called to order in November of 1940 by a group of concerned citizens after a major fire took place on South Heights Road.

1941

In November of 1941 the Hopewell Township Fire Department purchased a Studebaker sedan to be used as a squad car

1942

In 1942 the membership purchase 2 fire trucks from the Aliquippa Fire Department. They were a 1916 Brockway and a 1918 American LeFrance.

1945

In 1945 Hopewell Fire Station #1 on Brodhead and McKinley Ave. was built

1977

In 1977 R Lee Ramsey Station #2 was built because of our expanding township. With this station came the purchase of a 1977 Mack Cf-600 pumper still in service today.

1990

Station #1 was renovated as part of our 50th anniversary celebration

2005

Station #2 was renovated to add an additional 4 bays for the fire trucks and the creation of a meeting/training room and the complete renovation of the banquet hall. The new bays are now large enough to handle the the ever-growing size of fire trucks.

 

 


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