MFCA ACTIVE
March 2012

3-28-12
Chimney Fire

Shortly after 7PM the Merion Fire Company assisted by Bryn Mawr received a report of a building on fire at 79 Cricket Ave. Firefighters found a chimney fire around the corner at 8 West Athens Ave. Firefighters went into service to put the fire out in the fire place and extinguish the chimney fire. The home owner was checked out by EMS on scene.

Companies were in service for one hour.

3-27-12
Elevator Rescue

Ardmore Firefighters had the rescue "Dan the UPS man" from the elevator at 120 East Lancaster Ave today at 3PM.

3-27-12
FAST team dispatch / Penn Valley

At approximatly 2:30 a.m. on Tueday March 27th, the Merion Fire Company of Ardmore was dispatched to assist Station 25 as the FAST team at a working structure fire in the Penn Valley section of Lower Merion Township. Upon arrival the crew from Engine-25 assisted in making the scene safe and then were put into service opening walls and cielings in the home to assist in controlling the spreading fire.

Companies also on scene included: Station 26 (Narberth), Station 22 (Belmont Hills), Station 24 (Gladwyne), Station 28 (Union/Cynwyd) and EMS Station 313 (VMSC of Lower Merion and Narberth).

Engine 25 was on-scene for approximatly 2 hours.

     
     

3-21-12
Sports Club Sauna Maulfunction

The Merion Fire Company along with Ladder 23 handled a malfunctioning sauna that set off a sprinkler head at the Philadelphia Sports Club on Lancaster Ave shortly before 1AM. Firefighters were on location for about 45 minutes.

3-21-12
2nd Elevator Rescue of the week

The Merion Fire Company handled the 2nd elevator call of the week at 120 East Lancaster Ave. One female was stuck at the 2nd floor and freed by firefighters.

3-19-12
Elevator Rescue

The Merion Fire Company handled a stuck elevator call on 3-19-12 shortly after 2:00PM.
One male victim was trapped at the 2nd floor level.

3-16-12
Plate Restaurant Fire Alarm

Ardmore Fire Company assisted by Ladder 23 responded to the Plate Restaurant on Coulter Ave shortly after noon on Friday for a report of a fire alarm. Arriving firefighters discover a gas leak. Peco was notified and responded.

3-16-12
Smoking Elevator

On Friday morning at 01:00 hours Merion Firefighters assisted by Bryn Mawr & Narberth Ambulance handled a smoking elevator motor at the Ardmore House on Ardmore Ave.

3-12-12
CPR and AED Recertifications

On Monday March 12th, two members of the VMSC of Lower Merion and Narberth came to the Merion Fire Company of Ardmore station to conduct a CPR and AED recertification class. Twenty members were recertified in the use of the AED and in performing CPR on adults, children and infants.

3-6-12
Kitchen Fire

The Merion Fire Company of Ardmore assisted by the Bryn Mawr Fire Company responded to a kitchen fire in a 2nd floor apartment at 29 East Lancaster Ave last night at 11:30 PM. The fire was held by the sprinkler system in the building. There were no injuries.

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3-3-12
Congratulations Mark and Amy

Congratulations and Best Wishes to Fire Fighter Mark T. Stillwagon and his new bride Amy Lynn Vassallo Stillwagon.
Mark and Amy were married on Saturday March 3rd 2012 at The Valley Forge Radisson in King of Prussia.

 
 
 
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