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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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Safety with E-Bikes and E-Scooters

Member Michael Barney, October 26

Electric bicycles and electric scooters, or e-bikes and e-scooters, are more popular than ever. These devices give riders a lower-cost and environmentally friendly way of getting around. But, unknown to many users, the batteries that power e-bikes and e-scooters have also been known to catch on fire and cause explosions.
Click on this link for information from NFPA on Electric Bike and Scooter Saftey. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, October 21

This morning Energy Transfer presented ETFC with a check for $35,000 as grant money to be used to purchase the new UTV. Now designated as UTV64, it will serve to access pipeline easements, Ridley State Park trails, and fight wild land fires.

On hand to receive the check from Joe McGinn and Joe Massaro of Energy Transfer were Chief Curtis Roehrig, Fire Police Nate Glazer, and Firefighter Michael ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lost Dog

Member Michael Barney, October 18

This dog was found on Gradyville Rd., and is being held at the Newtown Square Police Department. If you recognize this dog or own, please contact Newtown Square Police Department at (610) 356-0601. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, October 15

At 01:58 AM ETFC was dispatched to the scene of a 2 vehicle accident with an injured victim. NSFC was also dispatched, but was recalled en route. The accident occurred on HWY 352 just past Valley Rd. One victim was transported via ambulance to the hospital. After the tow trucks retrieved the vehicles and cleanup was completed, ETFC was released and returned to the station. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Newtown Square Fire Company Building Dedication and Housing

Member Michael Barney, October 08

Yesterday, Newtown Square fire department celebrated by hosting its community, as well as mutual aid fire companies, to its new fire house dedication and ladder truck housing.
Edgmont Township Fire Company would like to congratulate NTFC on their beautiful new fire station and wish for many years of use with the new ladder truck.
We would also like to extend a gracious thank you to NTFC for the honor ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member Michael Barney, October 03

As fire prevention week approaches, we need to be aware of the dangers that a fire poses. Not only is the fire a concern, but the toxic smoke is an issue too. Therefore, your knowledge makes you the first line of defense for your home. This year’s theme is “Fire Won’t Wait, Plan Your Escape”. With that in mind every home owner should develop an escape plan for their home. Once you create an escape ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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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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