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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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Increasing the Pace and Scale of Community Wildfire Mitigation

By James Pauley, August 03

As we head into one of the hottest months of the year, daily news reports continue to broadcast stories of record high temperatures and severe drought conditions, both contributing factors to the increased wildfire activity spreading across the U.S. and Europe. France, Spain, Italy, and Greece are just a few of the many countries battling forest fires today. Here in the U.S., the National Interagency ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, July 28

11:33 PM ETFC was dispatched to multiple transformer fires. Immediately following a storm that passed through our area two transformers were smoking and eventually caught fire. PECO was called to shut down the power so the crews could extinguish the fires. The fires were extinguished without incident and the crews returned to their stations. It was a long night for most as crews returned to clean ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pet Resort Fire

Member Michael Barney, July 28

ETFC was dispatched to a building fire at 3921 Miller Rd. Occupants stated smoke and smoke odor was inside the building and an investigation began. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, July 11

In remembrance of Harry Weber Salter, Jr. October 27, 1951 - July 11, 2022.
Harry Weber Salter, Jr., passed away peacefully on July 11, 2022, with his devoted wife Karen at his side.
Son of the late Harry & Ethel Weber Salter, Sr.

Devoted husband of Karen (nee Bracken) Salter, brother of Nancy "Bill" Mignogne and Susan "Truby" Jennings.

He was the founder of Chesco Mechanical Commercial Heating ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accident with Injuries

Member Michael Barney, July 05

At 5:56 PM ETFC was dispatched to an accident with unknown injuries to 2300 block of Delchester road. Two vehicles were found with front end damage and air bags deployed. Crews from both Edgmont and Newtown Square FDs extricated an entrapped victim. The victims were transported to the hospital. Thank you station 41 for assisting with clean up after. PennDOT was dispatched to sand the road for a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, July 02

At 2:30 AM ETFC was dispatched to a Fire-Non Brush/Wood call. Be sure to see the internal burning video at the end.

"Today is the first official National Wildland Firefighter Day. I would like to thank the crew for their tireless efforts overnight into late morning. Also a thanks to station 46 for their assistance."
- Chief Curtis Roehrig... (Full Story & Photos)

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Auto Accident with Entrapment

Member Michael Barney, June 29

ETFC responded to a an auto accident with entrapment Wednesday afternoon. Crews from Edgmont and Newtown Square worked to extricate the victim from a vehicle. The accident occurred near PJ Whelihan on West Chester Pike and Crum Creek Rd.
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Member Michael Barney, June 22

Congratulations to Drew Roehrig for graduating from Fire Academy tonight. Drew had a busy month and a half, graduating high school (June 16th), Tech School (May 24th), and now the fire academy. Your hard work and effort paid off. Great Job Drew!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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