11/26/07 COMMENDATION AWARDED On Monday evening, Radnor Township awarded four commendations for a rescue of an elderly women from her burning home. The event took place back in October on County Line Road, Bryn Mawr when Steve Hand (Sta. 25) and Dominic Scardecchio (Sta. 23) assisted two Radnor Township police officers with the rescue of a women from her burning home. Steve Hand continued assisting in CPR en-route to Bryn Mawr Hospital. Without the quick response of these four men, the homeowners chances of serviving would not have looked so well. Congratulations on a job well done.
11/19/07 NATIONAL CERTIFICATION On Saturday a group of members from Merion Fire Company, Gladwyne, Narberth and Penn Wynne headed to Bucks County Public Safety Academy to take their Fire Fighter One National Certificate Practical. These members have been taking classes the past few months to prepare themselves for this day which consisted of fourteen skills stations. All thats left for them now is a written exam. Good Luck and Congratulations to all those who participated in this certification.
11/16/07 NEW DEPUTY FIRE MARSHAL Congratulations to Frank Hand. Frank has started his new job as Deputy Fire Marshal for Lower Merion Township. The Merion Fire Company wishes Frank great success in his new career with the township!!!
11/16/07 GAS LINE STRUCK 25 was dispatched to the Haverford School today for a gas leak. Construction workers struck a gas line while working on the new school expansion project. PECO was called to the scene and took control of the scene.
11/13/07 MINOR CAR ACCIDENT Ardmore Firefighters were called to 200 block of West Lancaster Ave today for a smoking car after an accident. Ladder 24 was in the area training and stopped to assist. There were no injuries.
11/8/07 FARMERS MARKET DRIVE THRU?
Well not quite. On Thursday, Station 25 was dispatched to the Ardmore Farmers Market with a vehicle into the building. Engine 25 made sure that the building was structurally secure and that no interior utilities were effected. M.F.C.A. was back in service within twenty minutes.