Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Today, the Rescue with a crew of 6 headed over to the Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Twin Oaks for a Fire Prevention Demonstration. The crew covered all the basics when it comes to Fire Safety. The kids even had a chance to check out the Rescue, some different hand tools as well as seeing a firefighter in full turnout gear!
Saturday, October 5, 2013
Today, Members took part in the annual Upper Chichester Township Safety & Health Fair. This event started off as a small showcase last year and this year became even bigger with the addition of the Health Fair. We had over 40 vendors on hand giving out information as well as Walgreen's who gave out FREE Flu Shots for almost 4 straight hours. We also had several local fire departments on hand to display their newest apparatus. Thank you to all of the members who came out and took part today! Thanks also to the Middletown Fire Company for covering our local for the day!Special Thank You to the following organizations:
Saturday, September 28, 2013
Today, Over 25 members boarded the apparatus and headed to West Chester to attend the PA State Firemen's 134th Convention & Fame Fire Company's 175th Anniversary. The members had a great time at the Parade. We would like to congratulate Fame Fire Company on such a great accomplishment! We would also like to thank Mark Walsh from Irish Eyes Photography for the great pictures of our equipment. Special thanks to the Wilmington Manor Fire Company for covering our local for the day!
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
This evening, the Rescue headed out to the Goshen Fire Company in Chester County to take part in the Glick Fire Equipment Pierce Showcase. The Rescue was requested to be on demo with several departments throughout the tri-state area. We would like to thank Sales Representative Sam Terry & Glick Fire Equipment for the invite. Pictures courtesy of Glick Fire Equipment
Sunday, September 8, 2013
The Rescue headed out to Bethel Hose Company this morning while their members attended a Truck Company Operations Class. The Rescue stood by for about 8 hours. While on the cover, the Company was requested as the 2nd RIT Team to Main Street in Upland Borough for the Building FIre. The Engine and Rescue both made the response staffed with 12 personnel. Boothwyn crews handled the RIT Duties on Side A, while Lower Chi handled the RIT duties on Side C. The Engine and Rescue cleared within 20 minutes. Pictures courtesy of John Peoples and Joey Taylor
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
We would like to thank Scott St. Germain and I & I Sling, Inc. for their generous donation. The funds received will go towards continuing improvements of our Fire Prevention Program. Members continue to get out in the Community as well as bringing different school children to the Firehouse to spread the message about Fire Safety. Remember, Working Smoke Detectors Save Lives! If you're in the need of Smoke Detectors, Please contact us today!I & I Sling, Inc. is located in our first due local and has been for many years. In fact, this year marks their 50th anniversary! Please visit them on the web at www.iandisling.com and see what they can do for you! Thank you again, from the Officers and Members of the Boothwyn Fire Company No. 1.
Sunday, September 1, 2013
Today, Members attended the annual Upper Chichester Township Community Day & Parade. The parade started at 12 p.m at the Chichester High School and traveled up Chichester Avenue to the Furey Road Fields. The Utility, Ambulances, Engine, Squad, and Rescue all participated in the parade. Once the parade was over, members hung out and took in the beautiful day. The night finished off with members standing by for the Fireworks show. We would like to thank Joan Morrison and the Recreation Board for putting on another great event!
Saturday, August 31, 2013
Just after 3 a.m, the Rescue Co. was dispatched to Assist Company 66 at Naamans Creek Rd/Bethel Hills Drive for an Accident with Entrapment. Medic 100C arrived quickly and advised of Heavy Entrapment. The Rescue, Squad, and Ambulance all made the response staffed with 17 personnel. Units arrived to find a single vehicle that had left the roadway and slammed into a tree. Crews from Boothwyn and Bethel worked together to remove all 4 doors, as well as the roof and drivers side "B" post to allow proper access to the patient for the awaiting EMS crews. The injured subject was transported via Medic 667. Boothwyn units cleared within 1 hour. Chief Mike Heacock (66-9) had the "Naamans Creek" Command.
Saturday, August 24, 2013
At 2:15 p.m, the Company was requested to Green Street in Lower Chichester to assist Company 39 on a working residential fire. The Engine and Rescue both made the response staffed with 9 personnel. Boothwyn crews operated in the exposure building opening up and hitting hot spots. The Company cleared the incident within 2 hours. Boothwyn operated along with Companies 39, 68, NCC 13, 63, 45, and NCC 11.39-9(Fuller) had the "Green Street" Command. Picture courtesy of Brandon Fuller
Friday, August 23, 2013
Just after 11 a.m, the Rescue Co. and EMS were dispatched to the area of Ernie's Auto Repair on Market Street for an Accident with Entrapment. Upper Chi PD arrived on the scene and confirmed the entrapment. Chief Fuller arrived on scene and advised he had a car into a box truck with CPR in progress. The Rescue, Squad, Utility and Ambulance all made the response staffed with 14 personnel. Upon the arrival of the Rescue, Medic 100(Micun) advised that the patient had succumbed to their injuries. Boothwyn crews remained on scene for over 3 hours assisting the Upper Chichester Police Department with their investigation. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the victim and their family. THANK YOU to all of the Fire Police who assisted us during the incident. Picture courtesy of Fire Ground Photography.
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