MFCA ACTIVE
February 2013

2-27-13
330 Laurel Lane

Shortly after 3:30PM the Merion Fire Company was dispatched 330 Laurel Lane for a report of a fire alarm. Engine 25 arrived and found medium smoke in the house and a small fire in the kitchen. Chief 25 requested an upgraded dispatch. An 1 3/4 was stretched to the kitchen and numerous animals were taken out to fresh air.

The fire was quickly extinguished, placed under control and held to station 25 and Engine 24. Companies were in service for 45 minutes.

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2-25-13
Smoking appliance

Merion firefighters responded to a home in the 200 block of Glenn Road in Ardmore on Monday afternoon for an appliance smoking.

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2-22-13
228 Linwood Avenue Fire

At 3:30 a.m. The Merion Fire Company of Ardmore was dispatched to 228 Linwood Avenue in Ardmore for a building fire. The second due company was immediately requested putting Station 21 (Penn Wynne) on the call as well.

Asst. 25 arrived on location to find fire and smoke showing from the first floor, with all of the occupants evacuated from the house and requested the working fire upgrades bringing Engine 26 (Narberth), Utility 28 (Union) as the fast team and Air 24 (Gladwyne) to the scene. Crews put an inch and three quarters in service on the first floor and made quick work of the in a first floor office.Crews opened up the fire room to check for extension and overhauled the fire room.
The fire was placed under control in 20 minutes and companies left the scene by 5:00 a.m.

The fire is under investigation by the Lower Merion fire Marshal's office.

Companies on Scene: Merion Fire Company of Ardmore, PennWynne-Overbrook Hills Fire Company, Narberth Fire Company, Union Fire Association of Bala Cynwyd-Merion, Gladwyne Fire Company and VMSC Narberth

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2-18-13
Elevator Rescue

The crew from Ladder 25 handled an elevator rescue of a women on Glenn Road in Ardmore shortly before 7:30PM

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2-12-13
Nova Bank Heating Oil Leak

Merion of Ardmore firefighters responded for a report of a smell of gas in the Nova Bank building located on East Wynnewood Road. First in crew found a heating oil leak in the basement.

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2-12-13
Hair Cuttery Fan Fire

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr firefighters responded to the Hair Cuttery in the Ardmore West Shopping center shortly before 11am for a report of smoke in the building. Firefighters found a fan fire in a restroom. The company was back in service in 30 minutes.

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2-11-13
Bryn Mawr Walk-Through

On Monday February 11th, members of the Merion Fire Company went to Bryn Mawr to tour and preplan the new Bryn Mawr Medical Arts Building located across the street from Bryn Mawr Hospital on Old Lancaster Road in Bryn Mawr. The combine Business Group and Ambulatory Health Care Group occupancy building is nearing completion and occupancy.

Thanks to the Chief Kinkade and the Bryn Mawr Fire Company for inviting us to participate in the walk-through"

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2-8-13
Chipotle Mexican Grill Gas/Smoke

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr firefighters responded to the Chipotle Mexican Grill restaurant in the Ardmore West Shopping Center for a report of gas and smoke in the building. It was determined that the grill venting system was not working properly due to a power outage. The company was back in service in 20 minutes.

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2-8-13
Ladder 25 Elevator Rescue

The crew from Ladder 25 preformed an elevator rescue at the Silver & Silver office building in Ardmore on Friday morning. A women was freed from the elevator that was stuck between the 2nd and 3rd floor during a power outage.

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2-4-13
School Lane Apt. Smoke

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr Fire Companies were dispatched to smoke in the apartment building on School Lane in Ardmore shortly after 8:00AM. The first in crew found a pot on the stove. The building was ventilated.

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2-2-13
Dual report: Gas Alarm / Elevator

Merion firefighters investigated a possible gas alarm in a 3rd floor apartment at 15 West Lancaster Ave. During the same time Ladder & Engine 25-1 responded to the Toyota dealership for a report of someone in a elevator.

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