MFCA ACTIVE
September 2011

9-26-11
1:00AM Car Fire

Merion Fire Company of Ardmore firefighters handled a car fire in the rear parking lot at 101 Mill Creek Road at 1:00AM this morning.
There were no injuries

       
       

9-25-11
14th Annual Main Line Run

On Sunday September 25th, the 14th annual Main Line Run was held in Wayne Pa. The Main Line Run benefits the the Main Line Chamber Foundation's scholarship program for Volunteer Firefighters and EMS Personnel.

A crew from Station 25 manning Utility 25, as well as crews from several other fire companies on the Main Line, worked as race marshals assuring that the race course was safe for the participants.

The race raised over $20,000 which will be distributed to firefighters who are attending college this year.

9-25-11
Training day

 

9-25-11
Smoke from House

The Merion Fire Company responded to the 200 block of Williamsburg Road for a report of smoke coming from a house. Firefighters found a smokey pot on the stove and went into service ventilating the house.

9-18-11
Oven Fire

The Merion Fire Company assisted by the Bryn Mawr Fire Company responded to an oven fire in a apartment at 41 Cricket Ave in Ardmore. Firefighters handled the fire, vented the building and were back in service in 15 minutes.

           
           

9-16-11
Restaurant Kitchen Fire

The Merion Fire Company assisted by the Bryn Mawr Fire Company responded to 53 West Lancaster Ave in Ardmore for a report of a kitchen fire in a restaurant. First arriving units found smoke showing. Investigation found a burning pot on the stove. The fire was quickly extinguished and the building was vented for 20 minutes.

9-13-11
Haverford Civic Association

Ardmore firefighters visited members of the Haverford Civic Association on Tuesday night.
It was a great evening to meet our fire company friends from Haverford.

9-12-11
Sprinkler system activation

Members of the Merion Fire Company were called to Hampshire Condos in Haverford and found a sprinkler activation in a first floor unit. The water was shut down and the home owner was assisted.

9-12-11
Ambulance assist

Firefighters were called to West Lancaster Ave in Ardmore to assist on an ambulance call at one of the 2nd floor roof top apartments.

9-11-11
Ardmore Firefighters Pay Tribute to NYC Sister Company

At Sunday’s noon 9/11 memorial service, members of the volunteer Merion Fire Co. of Ardmore —Montgomery County Station 25—honored men who died on Sept. 11, 2001 from New York City Fire Department Ladder 25.

The stories were snippets from real lives lost, personal notes on real people with everyday lives.

Speaking at the short ceremony was company President Brooke McCullen, Firefighter Tim Van Winkle, Fire Chief Tom Hayden Jr., Deputy Chief Chuck Powers, Assistant Chief Dan Rodgers, 1st Assistant Chief Tony Van Dyke, 2nd Assistant Chief Daniel Marsh, and 3rd Assistant Chief Mike O’Sullivan.

Firefighter Tom Hayden III handled the ringing of the “5-5-5-5” (a bell struck in four intervals of five rings each), the traditional “last alarm” for a firefighter.

Article and video coutesy of Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch

 

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