Join the Blaze of Glory 5K Event!
Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company
5064 Stump Road, Plumsteadville, PA
For the 16th year running, the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company
is proud to host our community 5K road race, which is known as one of the biggest community events in the area. This will be the first race in the Bucks 5K Series (www.Bucks5kseries.com) the proceeds from the Plumsteadville Blaze of Glory 5K and will go to support the volunteer efforts of the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company.
We invite you to be a part of this very special day where our community, businesses, athletes and neighborhoods come together to celebrate our local first responders, the fun in fitness and to highlight our wonderful Plumsteadville community.
All proceeds will go to support our local heroes, the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company.
The Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company, located on Stump Road and Easton Road in Plumstead Township, Pennsylvania, and has been serving the surrounding community for 92 years. The Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company is 100% volunteer covering parts of both Plumstead and Bedminster Townships as well as supporting all other fire neighboring fire departments as mutual aid. The volunteer members run an average of 325 emergency calls per year ranging from house fires, auto accidents/extractions, domestic rescues, brush fires, carbon monoxide and fire alarms and much more.
The budget of the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company is 50% funded by Plumstead and Bedminster Townships. The remaining 50% is raised by its members through fundraising events and donations. Money raised goes towards much-needed safety equipment. For example, to outfit a single firefighter with essential safety gear will cost over $5,500.00. This cost does not include the cost of an air pack which is an additional expense of $8,500.00. To replace a fire truck costs between $650,000 and $800,000.
Thank you for your support. Thank you for honoring our local heroes. See you at the start/finish line!