Eddystone Fire Company No. 1

Cover assignment at Station 82

Friday, November 11, 2016  Today at 10:55 hrs company 12 was hit out to relocate to station 82 while Chester operated on a second alarm fire on the west end. 12-1 with a crew of 5 along with Tower 14 covered station 82 for a little over 2 hours until being released. 




Wednesday, November 9, 2016   Tonight for dill members from 12,48,67, and 62 took part in a hazmat refresher class. Tonight was part one of the class, next Wednesday will be part 2 of the class. 



Working Fire In 67s Local

Tuesday, November 8, 2016   Today at 07:49hrs Company 12 was dispatched to 1219 Lukens Ave in woodlyn for a building fire. Squrt 67 hit the street with in minuets, while responding fire board advised 67 that PD was on location with a working fire, squrt 67 arrived shortly after to find a 2 story single family dwelling with fire showing from the rear. 12-1 with a crew of 5 hit the street shortly after, upon arrival the crew from 12-1 assisted squrt 67's crew with fire attack and throwing ground ladders. Engine 70 took the hydrant at Fairview and Lukens Ave and dropped line into squrt 67. 12-2 pressurized 70s hydrant as the rest of 12-2's crew made their way to assist in fire attack and opened up the interior. Crews worked for about 40 minuets before the fire was placed under control. Company 12 was in service for about 2 hours and 30 minuets before being released. An outstanding job was done by all companies on location. 

Units on location: 67,12,Engine 70, Ladder 02, Rescue 52, RIT 08, RIT 43, Medic Ridley 7



Cover Assignment At Station 66

Saturday, November 5, 2016   At 21:02 Hrs company 12 was hit out to cover station 66 (Bethel) while they operated on a working fire in concordville. 12-1 with a crew of 5 covered a little over 3 hours before returning back to the station no calls were handled while covering. 



Foam Training

Friday, November 4, 2016   Today the members decided to use the down time to train. So the members took 12-1 out and went over foam ops using our training foam to simulate using our foam trailer.



Assist 82

Sunday, October 30, 2016   On Sunday 30 Oct 2016 @ 1608hrs company dispatched to 320 W 10th St City of Chester (Columbus Elementary School) for ventilation assistance.12-8 responded with the hovercraft. Unit was backed into the courtyard to the double doors and went in service.
Ventilation operations successful, unit secured from the incident, and returned.

Good job to the City of Chester Bureau of Fire for a quick knockdown containing the fire to it's initial found location.



Ridley Homecoming Parade

Sunday, October 16, 2016   Today 12-2 and 12-7 made their way up to Folsom to take part in Ridley High School's Homecoming parade. 



Fire Prevention At Station 08

Friday, October 14, 2016   Tonight a crew took 12-8 and the hovercraft up to station 08  (Prospect Park Fire Company) for their open house fire prevention. 



Company 02 Fire Prevention

Thursday, October 13, 2016   12-1 and 12-8 with the hovercraft made their way up to Norwood for company 02s fire prevention. 



Fire Prevention

Thursday, October 13, 2016   Today company 12 went up to the elementary school to do our annual fire prevention with the kids. The kids started off in the 12th District smoke trailer where they were given a lecture on basic fire safety before crawling through the smoke trailer filled with fake smoke from the fog machine. After that they were shown the PPE firefighters wear as well as our SCBA ( self contained breathing apparatus ). Crews then gave a tour of the fire truck and the ambulance. At the end of the tour the kids were given plastic fire helmets and hand out bags, the kids learned a lot today and had a fun time doing so.



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