While most families were spending the day with family, our Gladwyne Firefighters responded to 3 calls throughout the day. One of the calls was a serious vehicle accident on Rt23. Upon arrival crews assisted EMS and prevented leaking vehicle fluids from entering the storm drains. Firefighters were on scene for over an hour assisting the EMS Crew, Lower Merion Police and the Tow Company.
This Morning Gladwyne Firefighters participated in the annual Lower Merion Conservancy Stormwater Runoff 5K. Several members ran the hilly terrain, while other members helped with traffic control. Thank you to the all members that participated.... (Full Story & Photos)
Ladder 24 was dispatched to assist Swedeland Firefighters at a building fire at the Philadelphia Inquirer building on River Road in Upper Merion Township. Ladder 24 arrived and provided Rapid Intervention Team (safety crew for firefighters inside the building) duties until the fire was placed under control, then we assisted with clean up. Great job by the first in crews for extinguishing the fire.... (Full Story & Photos)
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)