MFCA ACTIVE
June 2009
6/25/2009
FAST TEAM
MFCA was dispatched as the FAST Team to Brookhurst Avenue, Narberth for a kitchen fire. Crews from station 25 stood by while the kitchen fire was quickly knocked down. Units were recalled within 45 minutes.
6/22/2009
Early Morning Car Fire

Merion of Ardmore firefighters handled a pick up truck on fire this morning on Holland Ave. The fire was quickly brought under control. Units were back in service within 30 minutes.
6/14/2009
2009 Lower Merion Firefighter Competition

On Sunday, all seven Lower Merion fire companies competed for the 2009 Firefighters Competition, with the winning prizes going to the charity of their choice. The MFCA placed third in four events: Charge and Attack 1 3/4" Hose, Rapid Dress, Charge and Attack 2 1/2" Hose and Team Relay. However with all their hard work, they came up short of placing within the top three spots. Congratulations to Penn Wynne Fire Company who came in first place, followed by Belmont Hills and Union Fire Association of Cynwyd.

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6/10/2009
Carbon Monoxide Leak

MFCA was dispatched to the Main Line Village Apartments, Ardmore for a carbon monoxide alarm. Upon arrival, Engine 25's crew entered a first floor apartment where they were getting high levels of CO on their meters. Engine and Ladder crews then tried gaining access through the ground level garage doors. The two garage doors were locked, however they were able to prop them up enough to get a quick ready. An emergency contact from the apartment company arrived and was able to open the garage doors where a deteriorated pipe was discovered. MFC was made available with 45 minutes.

6/8/2009
Lightning Strikes Building

Merion Fire Company, assisted by the Narberth Fire Company responded to 119 Millcreek Road, Ardmore for smoke in the basement of an apartment building. The building was quickly evacuated and the fire was quickly handled. With the fierce storm that hit the area, this was one of four calls for the morning.

6/8/2009
Burning Wire

The fifth call of the day for Merion Fire Company, was a smoldering / burning wire in a conduit in the basement and under a front porch on Kent Road, Wynnewood.

6/1/2009
National Firefighter II Certification

Recently all seven Lower Merion fire companies were represented in the Firefighter II certification class. The two month course was taught by Montgomery County Fire Academy to prepare them for a written and practical exam. The course covered the following topics: Fire Department Organization, Safety, Fire Alarm and Communication, Fire Behavior, Ventilation, Ropes, Ladders, FireHose/ Appliances/ Streams, Foam Fire Streams, Fire Control, Overhaul, Rescue, Water Supplies, Sprinklers, Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents, Fire Prevention/ Public Fire Education/ Fire Cause Determination, and Building Construction. Congratulations to those who passed their exams.

Tom C. Hayden; Chief, Mike O'Sullivan, Tim Van Winkle, John Connors, Tom W. Hayden, Matt Hand, Will Neely

 
 
 
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