MFCA ACTIVE
January 2018
1-29-18
Fire Store Classes

Ardmore and Bryn Mawr firefighters were presented a class on gas meters and thermal Imaging cameras on Monday night.
A special thanks to John Majors from the Fire Store who came and taught this comprehensive two hour class. 

FIRE STORE CLASSES FIRE STORE CLASSES
1-26-18
Taxi Cab Fire

At 4:12 PM Ardmore firefighters responded to Glenn and Montgomery in Ardmore and handled a fully involved taxi cab fire.
There were no injuries. All lanes were blocked for 45 minutes.

TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE
TAXI CAB FIRE TAXI CAB FIRE        
       
1-16-18
Assisted Living smoke call

At 6:48pm the company was dispatched for a report of smoke in the 2nd floor of an assisted living facility. After a thorough investigation crews discovered a burnt up motor in a HVAC closet. Station 23, Engine 24, Ladder 26, and Narberth Ambulance assisted.

ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL
ASSISTED LIVING SMOKE CALL          
         
1-15-18
Lakeside Road

At 7:34 PM a call was received for a report of an apartment fire at 383 Lakeside Road. First in crews encountered a smoke condition on the 2nd floor and a smoldering fire in a rear bedroom. The contents were extinguished and removed and the building was ventilated. Stations 26 and 21 assisted on the assignment.

LAKESIDE ROAD LAKESIDE ROAD LAKESIDE ROAD LAKESIDE ROAD LAKESIDE ROAD LAKESIDE ROAD
LAKESIDE ROAD          
         
1-12-18
Pedestrian Rescue

Engine 25 and the Rescue assignment responded to Lancaster Ave and Greenfield for a pedestrian that was stuck and trapped under a van.
The female was quickly removed be EMS and Firefighters on scene.

PEDESTRIAN RESCUE PEDESTRIAN RESCUE PEDESTRIAN RESCUE
1-11-18
Woodside and Montgomery

At 3:12PM Company 25 and the full Rescue assignment were dispatched to Woodside and Montgomery Ave for a report of an accident with entrapment. Engine 25 arrived with no entrapment and did scene safety.

WOODSIDE AND MONTGOMERY WOODSIDE AND MONTGOMERY WOODSIDE AND MONTGOMERY WOODSIDE AND MONTGOMERY WOODSIDE AND MONTGOMERY
1-9-18
Walton Avenue Gas Leak

The crew from Engine 25 quickly controls a gas leak on the side of the apartment building on Walton Ave in Ardmore. The call came in at 15:48 hours. 

WALTON AVENUE GAS LEAK WALTON AVENUE GAS LEAK WALTON AVENUE GAS LEAK WALTON AVENUE GAS LEAK
1-9-18
Broken Pipe at Whole Foods

FM34-3 and engine 25 handled a broken pipe at the Whole Foods in Wynnewood at 10:00AM  

BROKEN PIPE AT WHOLE FOODS BROKEN PIPE AT WHOLE FOODS
1-8-18
Broken Pipe

At 7:20PM crews handled a broken pipe at 260 East Lancaster Ave.  

BROKEN PIPE BROKEN PIPE
1-8-18
Armen Service Center

At 4:43 PM Merion Firefighters assisted our neighbors at the Armen Service Center on Greenfield Ave with sprinkler issues. 

ARMEN SERVICE CENTER ARMEN SERVICE CENTER ARMEN SERVICE CENTER ARMEN SERVICE CENTER ARMEN SERVICE CENTER
1-8-18
Trash Fire

 At 1:09 PM Engine 25 handled a trash fire behind the houses on Chatham Road in Ardmore. 

TRASH FIRE TRASH FIRE TRASH FIRE TRASH FIRE TRASH FIRE
1-8-18
Broken Pipe Activates Fire Alarm

 At 11:58 AM  the Merion fire company responded to an office in the 200 block of East Lancaster Ave for a broken pipe that activated the fire alarm.  

BROKEN PIPE ACTIVATES FIRE ALARM BROKEN PIPE ACTIVATES FIRE ALARM BROKEN PIPE ACTIVATES FIRE ALARM
1-8-18
34 West Lancaster

At 7:52 AM the Merion Fire Company responded to 34 West Lancaster for a sprinkler activation.  

34 WEST LANCASTER 34 WEST LANCASTER 34 WEST LANCASTER 34 WEST LANCASTER
1-1-18
47 East Lancaster

Company 25 responded to assist with a water leak at 47 East Lancaster Ave shortly after 1PM. 

47 EAST LANCASTER 47 EAST LANCASTER 47 EAST LANCASTER 47 EAST LANCASTER
1-1-18
Honoring our Past

Isaac Scott

On December 30, 1930 Merion Fire Company Firefighter Isaac Boyd was killed in the line of duty when the fire engine he was driving crashed enroute to a house fire started by wiring on a Christmas tree. 

Members of MFCA and Boyds family members, placed a wreath on his grave like they have for many years.

HONORING OUR PAST HONORING OUR PAST HONORING OUR PAST
 
 
 
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DODD'S LANE EXPLOSION

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LOVES LANE, WYNNEWOOD

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  10/30/18
REMEMBERING HAROLD BECK

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  10/28/18
ARDMORE POST OFFICE

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  10/27/18
ARDMORE TRAIN STATION

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