Sunday, December 12, 2010 14:52
Station 33 and Station 7 was dispatched to the 300 Block of Maple Avenue in the West Ambler section of Whitpain Township for a reported non-commercial building fire. Police arrived on location and reported heavy smoke and fire inside of a 2nd floor apartment. Crews from 33 and 7 made a quick knock of the fire. Fire started in the kitchen of the 2nd floor apartment. Fire is under investigation by the Whitpain Township Fire Marshals Office.
Tuesday, November 30, 2010 17:52
Wissahickon Fire Company responded to the 900 block of Penllyn Pike for a vehicle accident. Police on location reporting one vehicle flipped over on its roof with one trapped.
Fire company stabilized the vehicle and did a door pop.
Tuesday, November 16, 2010 22:45
At 22:45hrs Station7 was dispatched to a dwelling fire on Foulke ave in Lower Gwynedd Township.Chief-7 arrived on scene with smoke showing from the first floor of a two story single family dwelling. Chief 7 advised that there was fire in the basement. Engine 7-3 arrived and placed a hand line in service and knocked the fire.
Squad 6 was dispatched as the Fast Team
Wednesday, September 1, 2010 12:45
Montco Fire Task Force 1 Deployed to Delaware County to assist on a building fire at Scully Welding. Units deployed were L7, L27, E400, E61, E53, E43, E33 & SD48.
Authorities evacuated everyone in a 3,000 foot radius of the explosion due to fears that there would be more, and larger, blasts.
The explosion happened around 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Scully Welding Supply at the intersection of Oak Avenue and MacDade Boulevard in Collingdale.
During that time, there was concern that the flames would hit two large propane tanks filled with gas. One of the tanks holds 33,000 cubic feet of propane gas, while the other has 18,000 feet of gas.
The American Red Cross said that approximately 200 residents were asked to leave their homes. Around 7:30 p.m., all residents were allowed back home.
Delaware County Emergency Services Director Ed Truitt says dispatchers received reports of multiple explosions, which were still ongoing when firefighters arrived.
Three workers were injured. One remains in serious condition at Crozer-Chester Medical Center. Four firefighters were treated for heat-related injuries.
Wednesday, August 25, 2010 12:31pm
Fire Co responded to a Dwelling fire. Engine 7-3 on scene with fire showing from the rear and also confirmed entrapment. Crews went into service with a hand line and knock fire down in the kitchen. Assistant Chief Robert Lynch and his crew rescued one handicapped male victim from a rear bedroom. EMS transported the victim to the hospital in critical condition.
Assisting on the call was: North Penn Fire Co, Center Square, Spring Mill and Ambler Ambulance
Monday, July 26, 2010 13:57
Sta 7 was disptached to Sloan Way in Lower Gwynedd Township for a report of a building fire. Police on location confirmed smoke condition in the building. Turned out to be food on the stove. Fans used to clear out the smoke.
R345 assisted on the call.
Saturday, July 24, 2010 18:47
Sta 7 Fire Police were first called to assist Ambler Police at the scene of an accident. Ems upgraded to a vehicle rescue- Door needed to be removed. Rescue complete at 19:11hrs
Sunday, July 18, 2010
On Sunday 7-18-2010 at 852hrs, Norriton Fire Company Sta #61- responded to the Towne Manor West Building for a roof fire. Reported was work crews on the roof putting a rubber roof down. The fire was under control in 15 minutes, but the building needed to be evacuated.
Assisting Norriton Fire Company, were Center Square, Harmonville, Norristown, Wissahickon and Swedeland fire companies and ambulance crews from Second Alarmers, Lafayette, Narberth, Lower Providence, Whitemarsh and Plymouth.
Special Thanks to Septa who provided two handicapped equipped buses to help transport patients to the Towne Manor East Building
Sunday, July 11, 2010 2:42
E7-3 responded with the Montgomery County LDH task force to assist Sta 31 with a 4 alarm fire at the C.J. Robinson Specialty Wax Company factory and Seaquay Mill
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