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The Borough of Jenkintown, one of the older Boroughs of Montgomery County, is located just outside of Philadelphia along the Route 611 corridor between Abington and Cheltenham Townships. The Borough was incorporated on December 8, 1874 when approximately 248 acres was taken from Abington Township. Today, the Borough is approximately .58 of a square mile and is home to 4,500 residents. At the heart of its past is the Jenkintown Fire Department, comprised of two Fire Companies founded more than one hundred and twenty five years ago. The Jenkintown Fire Department is a totally volunteer Department consisting of the Pioneer Fire Company #1 and the Independent Fire Company #2. The Pioneer Company was organized in 1884 and the Independent Company was organized in 1889. The Fire Department has a total membership of approximately 150 with 50 members being the active firefighting crew.
Local Montgomery County Fire Companies:
Abington Fire Company
Cheltenham Fire Company
Edge Hill Fire Company
Elkins Park Fire Company
Glenside Fire Company
LaMott Fire Company
McKinley Fire Company
Ogontz Fire Company
Rockledge Fire Company
Roslyn Fire Company
Weldon Fire Company
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