MFCA ACTIVE
March 2013

3-26-13
Elevator Rescue

Ardmore firefighters were called to 7 East Lancaster Ave in Ardmore to free a female victim stuck in the elevator. She was quickly removed.

Elevator Rescue

3-25-13
Oil tank pressure release

Merion firefighters were dispatched shortly after 2AM to the Infinity Service Center on Sibley Ave for a whistling tank along the railroad. The emergency number was contacted, their technician responded and pressure was taken off an oil tank. The company was back in service in 45 minutes.

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3-24-13
111 Ardmore ave

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr were dispatched to 111 Ardmore Ave for a report of an electrical outlet smoking on the second floor. The crew from Engine 25 and the Deputy handled the situation. The company was back in service in 15 minutes.

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3-22-13
Coulter Ave. Electrical Fire

The Merion Fire Company responded to 41 Coulter Ave in Suburban Square for a report of a fire alarm. Engine 25 arrived with a report of smoke in a store with an electrical fire. A smoking transformer on a display was removed from the building be firefighters. The building was ventilated.

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3-12-13
30 West Lancaster Ave

Members of Ardmore and Bryn Mawr responded to 30 West Lancaster Ave for a report of a building fire. Members found smoke in the basement as well as high levels of Carbon Monoxide coming from the electrical conduits. A line was stretched and the smoke was monitored until PECO could arrive.

Companies were in service for 45 minutes.

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3-7-13
200 Block of Simpson Road

Ardmore firefighters responded to a home in the 200 Block of Simpson Road shortly after 9:15AM for a report of a fire alarm and an odor of smoke coming from the house. The crew from engine 25 went through the window and handled a problem with a gas oven.

The home was ventilated and the company was back in service in 30 minutes.

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3-4-13
Dumpster Fire

The Merion fire company was alerted during their weekly drill to handle a dumpster fire behind the store at 45 West Lancaster Ave.
Firefighters arrived and quickly controlled the fire.

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