In Memory of George Redner III

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George N. Redner, III died tragically on Saturday, August 1, 2015. He was 27.

Born in Bristol, George has been a lifetime resident of Lower Bucks County and was a 2006 graduate of Pennsbury High School.

He was a member of the Edgley Fire Company and was with the Bucks County Rescue Squad for the past 7 years. George was past Lieutenant of the Tullytown Fire Company and a past member of the 3rd District Fire Company.

George has been a firefighter for the past 3 years at Six Flags Great Adventure, in Jackson, NJ.

George was a EMT and member of the Fairless Hills and Morrisville Rescue Squads, and was a former firefighter and EMT of Goosecreek, SC Fire Company.

He assisted the Union Beach Fire Company in New Jersey after Hurricane Sandy.

Beloved son of Jacqueline and George Redner, Jr., George is the loving brother of Joshua, Joseph, Nicholas and Austin.

He will also be sadly missed by his maternal grandmother, Lydia Kappler (the late Harry “Pat”); paternal grandmother, Eleanor Redner; aunts and uncles, Elizabeth Kappler, Donna Klesh (Dan), Lydia Edwards (Bruce), Patrick Kappler, Kathleen Matson; and Kevin Kappler (Karen); many cousins; extended family members; and his godmother, Heather Leinheiser.

Family and friends are invited to call on Friday, from 4:00 until 9:00 pm and on Saturday, from 8:00 until 9:00 am at the James J. Dougherty Funeral Home, Inc., 2200 Trenton Road, Levittown. His funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, 10:00 am, at Saint Michael the Archangel Church, Levittown, followed by the Rite of Committal in Resurrection Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in George’s name may be made to Edgley Fire Company, 1200 Edgely Road, Levittown, PA 19057 or to the National Fallen Firefighter Association, PO Drawer 498, Emmitsburg, PA 21727.

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George Redner III and his father George Redner Jr during their time at 14's

George Redner III and his father George Redner Jr during their time at 14′s

It is with deep regret and sadness, the Officers and Members mourn the loss of past member/firefighter George Redner III. George started his career at Third District before moving on to Tullytown Fire Company Station 33 and Edgely Fire Company Station 10. George was also employed as a career firefighter with Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson NJ and an EMS provider with the Bucks County Rescue Squad.

George’s father George Redner Jr is also a past member and his younger brother Nicholas a current active Third District firefighter.



Open Burning in Bristol Township

Outdoor Open Burning Prohibited

Outdoor Open burning such as “fire pits”, burn barrels, and outdoor fireplaces are prohibited within Bristol Township as per local ordinance and the International Fire Code.

Smoke created by outdoor open burning can directly affect the health and well-being of people who live or work nearby, by aggravating respiratory conditions, irritating eyes and lungs, obscuring visibility, and creating annoying odors. Smoke created by open burning is especially dangerous for people with respiratory diseases such as asthma, bronchitis, emphysema, and pneumonia. In addition, smoke from open burning often leads to “Good Intent” 9-1-1 calls, whereas a person sees the smoke from an open burn and calls 9-1-1 to report what he/she believes is a fire. This in turn results in fire trucks needlessly responding to what may have been mistakenly reported as a “house fire”.


County Parade

June 13. 2015

Dublin Fire Company hosted their 100th Anniversary and the Bucks County Firemen’s parade today, Tower 14, Engine 14, and Chief 14 all came home with 2nd place trophies. The officers and members of Third District worked hard to prepare the apparatus for the judging,


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Firefighter 1 Graduation

May 20, 2015

Three Third District members, David Burns Jr, Michael Ferguson Jr, and Nicholas Redner, completed the Firefighter 1 course through the Bucks County Public Safety Training Center.

Firefighter 1 is a course that is over 190 hours long and instructs the student in basic fire fighting necessary to function as a responding member of a fire department.


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Box 14 – 57

May 20, 2015

APARTMENT FIRE – Crown Square Apartments

Bristol Township Police were on scene reporting smoke showing from an apartment. Third District Battalion 14 requested any apparatus who are not responding to be replaced due to the police report. Battalion 14 arrived on scene reporting a three story garden style apartment building with smoke showing. Levittown #2 Deputy 13 took interior and confirmed a working bedroom fire. Edgely Ladder 10 was first in and came straight into the court yard and pulled their bumper line to the interior. Engine 14 did the same and pulled a backup line to the interior. Croydon Ladder 11 crew assisted with ventilation and interior operations. Engine 52-1 dropped into a hydrant across Green Lane and Bristol Engine 501 picked it up. William Penn Engine 77 was assigned RIT. Fire was placed under control at 14:15 hours. Crews from Bristol, Fairless Hills and Tullytown assisted on the fireground. Bucks County Medic 143 stood by.

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Some videoes of our apparatus




Amazon Smile

April 8, 2015

We are registered for Amazon Smile! An charity.

Basically, whenever someone uses if they use the link below a percentage of the purchase goes to our fire house.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service.
Just another way for you to help us, to help you!
Thank you,
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Assist the Police

February 23, 2015

This week Tower 14 was called in to assist with police activity in Tullytown this week. Officers utilized the bucket of Tower 14 to have a better view of the roof.

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Truck Fire

December 23, 2014

Box 14-22 Truck Fire

Bath Road and Woodlawn Drive

Engine 14

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Christmas at Station 14

December 21, 2014

We had a great day today! Starting off with our Kid’s Christmas party with Santa








As well as escorting Santa around Bristol Township with the fire trucks!

From all of our member’s have a happy holidays!!


Seven Trucks Fully Involved

November 3, 2014

Box 14 -57 At 0519 Third District Fire Company was dispatched for a dwelling fire in the area of Norton Ave it was reported by people exiting the Turnpike. The police arrived and updated the location. A total of seven trucks in two different spots were fully involved. Engine 14 Crews advanced several hand lines and Engine 10 went in service with foam. Crews were on scene for an extended period of time for overhaul and to assist the FM with the investigation.


















Photos by Bucks County Courier Times