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Welcome to Edgmont Township Fire Company # 1's Website

Edgmont Township Fire Company No.1 was founded in 1942 and is an integral part of our community. Our founding members had a vision of service and we've been building on it every since. The cultural strengths shared amongst our members are:

  • Integrity
  • Moral Character
  • Work Ethic
  • Pride
  • Courage
  • Loyalty
  • Respect
  • Compassion

This is what makes us, drives us, and inspires us. We are Edgmont Township Fire Company No.1!

Calmness is contagious - Asst. Chief Ron Gravina

Barn Fire Circa 2016 Car Fire Circa 2018

 

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Fire-Hazmat Release

Member Michael Barney, September 22

At 09:30 hrs., ETFC was dispatched to a possible gas leak at a business near Crum Creek Rd. and Providence Rd. Witnesses claimed to smell gas at the rear of the building. ETFC Asst. Chief called for aid from NTSFC who then used a handheld gas detector to monitor for gas. No discernable gas was present, and NTSFC was released from the scene.... (Full Story)


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ETFC Dispatched As Mutual Aid

Member Michael Barney, September 21

At 16:15 hrs. ETFC was dispatched (as one of many mutual aid companies) to Aronimink Dr. in Newtown Square for a house fire. NTSFC knocked the main fire down while we and other mutual aid personnel assisted with searching for additional fire. Visible smoke outside indicated the fire was not completely out. After removing a lot of the ceiling to expose the frame work, more fire was spotted and extinguished. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, September 20

At 19:16 hours ETFC was dispatched to a building fire near Miller Rd. The cause was a lithium ion battery in a portable lighting kit. The fire spread to the adjoining wall. Multiple mutual aid companies were on scene and extinguished the fire. After ventilating the smoke from the building and cleanup, all companies were released back to their stations.
ETFC would like to express its appreciation to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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MVA Involving Two Vehicles

Member Michael Barney, September 16

At 7:06 this morning ETFC responded to a motor vehicle accident (MVA) without injuries. When we arrived on scene Concordville F&PA was already on scene conducting clean up. ETFC Asst. Chief Gravina assumed command of the scene releasing Concordville F&PA. As we attempted to continue the morning traffic flow, Hwy 352 was intermittently shut down as continued clean up and tow truck operations commenced. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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(L-R) Tom Smith and Wayne Wilkie
(L-R) Tom Smith and Wayne Wilkie

ETFC trains in hydrant and pumper operations.

Member Michael Barney, September 15

Training, Training, Training... Tonight our newest member Jr. Firefighter Tom Smith received some hands on training for hydrant operations, and some pump introduction. We all participated in the training as Firefighter Wayne Wilkie demonstrated pumps operations.

The more we train today, the better we respond tomorrow. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Car Seat Safety

Member Michael Barney, September 11

https://www.thebump.com/a/car-seat-safety

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Member Meg Greene assisting little Grayson with the bell.
Member Meg Greene assisting little Grayson with the bell.

Edgmont Twp Community Day

Member Michael Barney, September 11

The Edgmont Township Community Day went off without a hitch yesterday. There were lots of events for the kids and some for the adults. Vendors of all kinds were there such as Randy Bates's woodcrafts, Fat Cow Jerky, Tobins Feed & Seed Den of Antiquities, Sugar & Spice, and many, many more.

Personally, I think the kids loved seeing the construction equipment, Army equipment and State Trooper cars, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Back To School

Member Michael Barney, September 02

School is back is session, please be aware of school zones and reduce speed accordingly. Also please obey school bus laws, a guide, When To Stop for School Buses is attached below.

School bus safety is a high priority in Pennsylvania. Students, parents, teachers, administrators, transportation personnel and the motoring public all play important roles in keeping our children safe while on or around ... (Full Story & Photos)

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