Mar
8
2015

Assist to Rose Tree – Park Ave

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Crews were dispatched to assist  Rose Tree Fire Company on a reported structure fire in the 600 Blk of Park Ave.

After investigation, the incident was determined to be a malfunctioning heater.

Mar
6
2015

Assist to Edgmont – Horse Rescue

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Tonight the members were alerted to assist Edgmont Fire Company on a unique call, a horse rescue.

A horse and its rider had fallen into a ditch in the 1500 Blk of N Middletown Rd. The rider was uninjured, and the horse was helped out of the ditch after about an hours work.

Photo credit to Dannon Voight Photography

Mar
3
2015

Accident – North Middletown Road

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Monday night Rocky Run and Middletown Fire Companies were dispatched twice to Rt 352 in the area of Rose Tree Rd for auto accidents.

Remember that roads can be icy at anytime. Safe speeds and careful driving are your best friends in winter!

Feb
27
2015

Assist to Concordville – Crozer Medical Building

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Tonight Truck 46 was dispatched to assist Concordville on Evergreen Dr.

Station 59 units were initially alerted with Chester Heights Fire Co. and Bethel Fire Company for a fire alarm at the Crozer Medical building. Upon arrival, units discovered smoke of an unknown origin on several floors, prompting the upgrade and the dispatch of Truck 46 and RIT 23.

Photo credit to Assistant Chief Kimmel.

Feb
27
2015

The NEW Engine 46 – 2015 Marion Fire Apparatus

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We’ve known about her for quite some time. Here is your first look at the new Engine 46, a 2015 Marion pumper.

Engine 46 will replace our current 2002 E-One pumper and will carry a full compliment of fire suppression equipment . It will also carry equipment to supplement our Truck Company.

She will be in town in a few weeks, and at that point we will do a larger informational posting.

Feb
27
2015

Assist to Aston Township – Neumann University

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Truck and Engine 46 have just returned from assisting Aston Twp. Fire Dept on a reported building fire at Neumann University.

Units were on location approximately 30 min.

Feb
22
2015

Building Fire at Cheyney University

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Early this morning Rocky Run was dispatched to Cheyney University Tubman Hall, assisting Concordville Fire with a building fire.

Fire was found in two closets of one of the dorms, and is currently under investigation. Units were on scene approximately 2 hours.

Photo credit AC Paul Bradfield.

Feb
21
2015

Busy Day at Rocky Run

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The calls keep coming at Rocky Run.

This morning The full company was alerted to assist Edgmont Fire Company in the 1600 Blk of N Middletown Road on a dwelling fire. Truck 46 arrived on the scene and extinguished a small fire in the basement.

The snow brought 3 additional accident calls this afternoon.

Feb
17
2015

First Due Building Fire

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At approximately 5:45pm this evening, Rocky Run was dispatched to War Trophy Lane for a dwelling with assistance from companies 50, 17, 23 and 73.

Feb
16
2015

Another Auto Accident – Baltimore and Pennell

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Adding to the calls for the day, approximately 1600 hrs, Rocky Run and Middletown were dispatched in front ofRiddle Hospital for a 5 vehicle accident.

Units from both companies stabilized and secured all the vehicles, and assisted with patient care. Units cleared in about 45 minutes.

Feb
16
2015

Auto Accident on Middletown Road at Glen Riddle

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This morning Rocky Run and Middletown Fire Companies were dispatched to Glen Riddle Rd and Rt 352 for an auto accident.

Tac46 arrived to find two vehicles off to the side of the road with one occupant stuck in the vehicle.

Units remained on scene for clean up and traffic control for about 30 min.

Photo courtesy of Brian Decker