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July 2018
7-31-18
Suburban Square Gas Leak

At 12:37 hours the Merion Fire Company responded to Suburban Square Shopping Center for a gas line that was struck by contractors.
St James Place and six business were shut down and evacuated until the gas leak was controlled by PECO.

Ardmore firefighters ventilated some stores and monitored for pockets of gas.
The gas was capped at 2PM.  The fire department remained on location until 2:30 PM.


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7-22-18
Ardmore West Shopping Center

At 1:07 AM the Merion Fire Company was dispatched to the rear of the McDonald's in the Ardmore West Shopping Center for report of a transformer explosion. During the investigation a tree fell across the Amtrak railway and brought down the wires for 100's of feet.

25 Command contacted Amtrak to make sure all trains were stopped.
Firefighters waited on scene for Amtrak emergency crews to arrive.
The R5 line was shut down for an extended period of time.


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7-21-18
11 East Spring Ave

At 5:22 AM the Merion Fire Company was dispatched to 11 East Spring Ave for a report of a smell of smoke. This was quickly upgraded to a report of smoke in the building and the full building response was sent.

Command was established and the working fire dispatched was transmitted. The crew from Engine 25 quickly extended an 1 3/4" line to the 3rd floor and knocked the living room fire down. Engine 21 and 23 supplied water, Ladder 25 and 26 were positioned.

All firefighters on scene went to work for search and overhaul.
The balance of the working fire box was recalled and Engine 35 covered Ardmore.
Companies were back in service in 90 minutes.


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7-20-18
Browning Lane House Fire

Ladder 25 was called to assist the Bryn Mawr Fire Company in the 100 block of Browning Lane at a working house fire at 8:20 PM. 


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7-13-18
St. Georges Rd.

At 13:38 hours station 25 responded to a store on St Georges road in the Suburban Square Shopping center for an odor of smoke in the building.


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7-11-18
Valley Road

At 2:20 PM Merion Fire Company was dispatched to a fire alarm at an apartment on Valley Road in Ardmore. The first in crew was met with some smoke from a washing machine. The machine was quickly disconnected and removed. 


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7-9-18
East Athens Ave.

Merion Fire Company was called to the unit block of East Athens Ave for a report of a gas smell in the area. Firefighters found a gas leak in a local deli. Entry was made, the building was evacuated, the gas shut off and the building was ventilated. Firefighters were on location for an hour.


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7-6-18
Petco Haz Mat

The Merion Fire Company and officers from the Haz Mat team responded to the PETCO in Wynnewood at 8:45 PM to investigate an odor in the building.


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