Union Fire Company No. 1



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Knox-Box Program
Offering Peace of Mind for the Community and Firefighters

 

The goal of the Union Fire Company No. 1 is to provide the best and most up-to-date service to the people in our fire protection area. In contrast, maintaining keys to alarmed buildings/residences has become unmanageable and is causing delays when responding to emergencies.

In order to access buildings quickly, minimize forced entry damage, and protect firefighters from injury, the Union Fire Company No. 1 has adopted the Knox-Box Rapid Entry System. Currently, more than seven thousand fire departments and the communities they protect enjoy the benefits of this proven system.

Knox-Boxes are constructed of ¼" solid steel with a ½" steel door and reinforced locking mechanism. They are UL listed against physical attack and Medeco security lock is patented and UL listed for drill, pick and pull resistance.

The master key to open the Knox-Box is held ONLY by the Union Fire Company No. 1. This high security key is strictly controlled and is produced ONLY by the Medeco factory under direction from an authorized fire official's signature.

Knox-Boxes are specified by the Union Fire Company No. 1 but are purchased directly from the Knox Company. Once installed near the entrance to your property, the fire company locks your building entrance key inside the Knox-Box so that it is available onsite for future emergencies.

If you have any further questions feel free to call the Knox Company at 800-552-5669 or you can visit the Knox website at
www.knoxbox.com. Otherwise, please call the Union Fire Company No. 1 at 610-932-2411 to obtain an order form and installation instructions.

Committed to Your Safety,

BJ Meadowcroft
Fire Chief
Union Fire Company No. 1
Station 21

 

 

 


 

Ten reasons to install a Knox Box system on your home or business.


1. Eliminate needless, costly forced entry damage that may not be covered by your Insurance deductible.
2. Assure immediate building entry by firefighters without delay or waiting for building keys.

3. Protect inventory, equipment and supplies from unnecessary water damage caused by delayed sprinkler shut-off.

4. Satisfy any local fire codes and emergency access ordinances that may be in place.

5. Save time and aggravation by not having to drive to your establishment at 2:00 am for a false alarm.

6. Feel secure about emergency coverage when your building/residence is left unattended. The Union Fire Company No. 1 holds the only key to the Knox-Box.

7. Maintain building security after a fire alarm investigation by simply re-locking the undamaged door.

8. Protect your property from thousands of dollars in damage with this one-time, low cost investment.

9. Depend on the highest lock box security available with attack resistant, UL tested reliability.

10. Over the last 27 years, Knox-Box has been the chosen solution in 7,000 communities nationwide - communities just like ours!



Participating in the Knox System is simple:

Select the appropriate Knox device in consultation with the Union Fire Company No. 1 and obtain an approval signature from an assigned fire company representative.

Complete the Authorization/Order Form and pay particular attention to the following sections: Ordered By, Ship To, and Installation Address.

Total the cost for the items ordered and attach a check made payable to Knox Company. Mail completed form and check to:

  The Knox Company
17672 Armstrong Avenue

Irvine, California 92614

 



How do I order a Knox Box?

- Contact the Union Fire Company No. 1 of
Oxford, Pennsylvania .

- Ask them for an Authorization/Order Form.

- Complete all of the information requested on the form.

- Obtain an authorized signature from the fire company.

- Send your order with payment to the Knox Company.

 

 

 


Dispatch
  • 12/13/2018: 12/13/18 20:43 FIRE-GAS LEAK OUTSIDE 2113 WNOTT
  • 12/13/2018: 12/13/18 19:17 MEDICAL-INJURED PERSON - BLS 2111 LWROXF
  • 12/13/2018: 12/13/18 18:57 FIRE-APPLIANCE FIRE 2107 ENOTT
  • 12/12/2018: 12/12/18 21:23 FIRE-GAS LEAK OUTSIDE 2100 OXFRD
  • 12/12/2018: 12/12/18 17:28 ACCIDENT-BLS 2106 LWROXF
  • 12/12/2018: 12/12/18 11:36 MEDICAL-FALL / LIFT ASSIST - B 2113 WNOTT
  • 12/11/2018: 12/11/18 15:14 ACCIDENT-BLS 2100 OXFRD
  • 12/11/2018: 12/11/18 12:16 ALARM-FIRE 2153 ENOTT
  • 12/11/2018: 12/11/18 10:43 FIRE-BRUSH 2113 WNOTT
  • 12/11/2018: 12/11/18 01:55 FIRE-HOUSE FIRE 2202 LGROVE

2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 62 235
Feb 49 207
Mar 84 216
Apr 63 194
May 50 212
Jun 56 231
Jul 65 225
Aug 57 193
Sep 53 187
Oct 46 214
Nov 58 200
Dec
Total 643 2314

2018 Jobs
Working Fires 21
Pins 7

Municipality Responses
Oxford Borough 998
East Nottingham 503
West Nottingham 316
Upper Oxford 225
Lower Oxford 449
Elk 92
Colerain (EMS) 45
Mutual Aid 284
Total 2912

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 608 2322
2016 581 2256
2015 621 2415
2014 632 2144
2013 596 2137
2012 541 2187
2011 572 2240
2010 571 2061
2009 544 1898
2008 601 2059
2007 604 1920
2006 638 1818
2005 635 1832

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Union Fire Company No. 1
315 Market Street
Oxford, PA 19363
E-mail: Station21@OxfordFire.com
House Phone: 610-932-2411
House Fax: 610-932-9114
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