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Welcome to Edgmont Township Fire Company # 1's Website

Edgmont Township Fire Company No.1 (Delaware County Station #64) 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 ever 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


No Caption WSFS Leaving Edgmont, but Good News Ahead!

Member Michael Barney, May 09

WSFS Bank is leaving Edgmont, however they have several locations surrounding us. For most of Edgmont the closest location will be in Newtown Square. Reach out to WSFS in Newtown Square and you may win tickets to a Union game, and Edgmont Fire Company will get up to $2500 donated on behalf of you. The full mailer can be seen in the attached photo.

Below is an excerpt from a mailer sent out.

In ... (Full Story & Photos)

Edgmont Township Easter Egg Hunt

Member Michael Barney, February 17

Edgmont Township is hosting its 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt for Township residents on April 1st!
Registration is required to ensure there are enough supplies for all participants.
Click the link below to sign up!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption State Rep Visits ETFC

Member Michael Barney, February 01

This past Monday, Lisa Borowski State Representative (District 168), visited our fire house. During her visit she took a brief tour of the facility and checked out our equipment and apparatuses. She then sat down to discuss the fire service and various need of ours as well as concerns.

“The 168th is fortunate to have well-trained and well-equipped volunteer fire companies dedicated to the safety ... (Full Story & Photos)

Top Fire Causes (part 5 Candles)

Member Michael Barney, January 23

The final part in our series of Top 5 Fire Causes is Candles. Candles are the fifth leading cause of home fires.
From 2015-2019 U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 7,400 home structure fires that were started by candles per year. These fires caused an annual average of 90 deaths, 670 injuries and $291 million in direct property damage.

Candle fire facts
During the five-year period ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Top Fire Causes (part 4 Smoking)

Member Michael Barney, January 22

Other than the fact that smoking is bad for your health, smoking materials, including cigarettes, pipes, and cigars, started an estimated 16,500 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2016. These fires caused 660 deaths, 1,060 injuries and $372 million in direct property damage. Smoking materials caused 5% of reported home fires, 23% of home fire deaths, 10% of home fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Top Fire Causes (part 3 Electrical)

Member Michael Barney, January 21

Electricity helps make our lives easier but there are times when we can take its power and its potential for fire-related hazards for granted.
NFPA actively supports National Electrical Safety Month, an annual campaign in May sponsored by the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), which works to raise awareness of potential home electrical hazards, the importance of electrical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Top Fire Causes (part 2 Heating)

Member Michael Barney, January 20

The number two most common cause of home fires is Heating. Local fire departments responded to an estimated average of 44,210 fires involving heating equipment per year in 2016-2020, accounting for 13% of all reported home fires during this time. These fires resulted in annual losses of 480 civilian deaths, 1,370 civilian injuries, and more than $1 billion in direct property damage.

HEATING ... (Full Story & Photos)

Top Fire Causes (5 part series)

Member Michael Barney, January 19

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), every 23 seconds, a fire department in the United States responds to a fire somewhere in the nation. Although the number of fires and fire deaths have decreased significantly since the 1970’s, some statistics are more troubling. NFPA continues to analyze fire data to better understand the fire problem and its trends.

It is critical of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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