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
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.
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.
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.
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