As we all started waking up this morning, we were alerted to the tragic news of a serious fire in Wilmington Delaware where there was a collapse killing 2 firefighters and seriously injuring several other firefighters.
Lt Christopher Leach and Firefighter Jerry Fickes lost their lives serving others. Rest In Peace Gentlemen...
Just after 7pm tonight Gladwyne Firefighters were dispatched along with the Township Rescue Companies (Belmont Hills and Penn Wynne) and Narberth Ambulance to Conshohocken State Road and Lafayette Road for a Vehicle Rescue. The dispatch center advised that a vehicle had left the roadway and was being held upright on a hill by good samaritans on location. Upon arrival we found a single car accident ... (Full Story & Photos)
Gladwyne Firefighters were dispatched to an unknown type fire in the area of Waverly Road and River Road in Gladwyne. Further information reported a fire at the "mulch pile" that runs adjacent to the expressway off of River Road. Upon arrival firefighters found a large "mulch" turning machine on fire. The equipment is used to turn over the mulch piles to prevent the mulch from catching on fire.
Gladwyne Firefighters were dispatched to assist Narberth Fire Company 0213 hrs this morning. Upon arrival, Firefighters found a large 2 story house fully involved in fire. Engine 24's crew laid 1000 feet of 5 inch house from the hydrant down the driveway to the house and deployed multiple handlines and the truck mounted deck gun to extinguish the heavy amount of fire that was coming from the house. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Just after 7pm on Friday night Gladwyne firefighters were dispatched to an accident with injuries at Conshohocken State Road and Henry Lane. Upon arrival of the Engine they found a 2 car head on collision with several injured subjects. Firefighters immediately assisted treating the injuries and assisting Narberth Ambulance while other firefighters secured the vehicles of the hazards on scene. Firefighters ... (Full Story & Photos)