MFCA ACTIVE
May 2013

5-29-13
Vehicle Rescue

Merion Fire Company assisted by Rescue 21 & Recuse 22 responded to Llanfair Road and Montgomery Ave Wednesday afternoon for a vehicle rescue. The rescue companies quickly popped the door so Narberth Ambulance could remove the patient.

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5-29-13
Electrical Fire and Gas leak

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr Fire Companies responded to an electrical fire and a gas leak at the McDonald's Restaurant in the Ardmore West shopping center at 6:00PM.

Firefighters evacuated the building, handled the electrical fire and stopped the gas leak. The building was ventilated and turned over to their management.

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5-29-13
Suburban Square

Merion firefighters responded to Suburban Square for a gas odor in a store on Coulter Ave.

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5-28-13
House Fire / RIC Team

Dispatched to the fourth call of the day the Merion Fire Company respond to a working house fire in the 700 block of Harvard Road in Bala Cynwyd as the RIC Team. First in companies were met with heavy fire conditions and went to an exterior attack. A 2nd alarm was transmitted. The fire was under control in 45 minutes.

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5-27-13
Memorial Day

During the Memorial Day Parade in Ardmore members of the color guard went into service to assist a person who fell on the side walk on the parade route. Firefighters gave aid and requested an ambulance. The patient was transported to the hospital.

Memorial Day Memorial Day

5-27-13
87 Rittenhouse

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr were called to 87 Rittenhouse place for a report of smoke coming from the building shortly before 8PM. First responders found smoke coming from the 3rd floor apartment due to a pot of meat. The occupant was removed and the building was ventilated by engine 25. The company was back in service in 15 minutes.

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5-22-13
Carbon Monoxide

Merion Firefighters assisted Bryn Mawr with a carbon monoxide problem in a house on County Line Road in Villanova at 1:00PM.

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5-19-13
Car leaking fuel

Shortly before Midnight Ardmore firefighters were called to handle a car leaking fuel in the Suburban Square parking lot.

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5-17-13
Structure Fire with trapped victim

On Friday the 17th of May at approximately 7:50 p.m., Station 23 (Bryn Mawr) and Delco Station 15 (Radnor) were dispatched to a structure fire on Miller Avenue in the Bryn Mawr Section of Radnor Township.

Follow-up reports indicated the possibility of an individual trapped inside the house. Upon confirming, the working fire Deputy 23 (Spych) requested the Fast-team and Air Truck from Station 24 (Gladwyne). The crew from Ladder 23 removed a victim from the first floor living room.

As the incident progressed, a full company response was requested from Ardmore. Engine 25-1 and Ladder 25 responded and went into service upon arrival assisting in the fire suppression and overhaul in the rear of the house. Conditions proved challenging due to the extent of the fire damage to the kitchen which was causing a section of the second floor to collapse into the first floor. Crews were in service for approximately an hour and a half.

Picture courtesy of Main Line Media News

Structure Fire with trapped victim

5-17-13
Leaking Propane Tank

Merion firefighters responded to the 200 block of Glenn Road in Ardmore and quickly handled a leaking propane tank.

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5-15-13
Chatham Road Accident

The Merion Fire Company of Ardmore assisted the Ambulance at an automobile accident with injuries on Chatham Road in Ardmore.
Photo courtesy of Main Line Media News.

Chatham Road Accident

5-11-13
LMPD Open House

Members of the Merion Fire Company attended the Lower Merion Police Department open house on Saturday, May 11th.

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5-8-13
Grays Lane

Merion of Ardmore firefighters were called to Grays Lane near Montgomery Ave to extinguish a truck fire shortly before 10AM today.

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5-2-13
Stove and Oven Fire

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr firefighters were called to the 100 block of Walnut Ave shortly before 8PM for a report of a fire in a 3rd floor apartment.The crew from Engine and Ladder 25 handled a stove & oven fire. The fire was quickly controlled and the building was ventilated.

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