When a fire strikes, human beings are not the only ones whose lives can be affected. Thousands of household pets lose their lives in home fires each year. The most common cause of death for these animals is smoke inhalation. When the animals are rescued by firefighters, many of them have been saved by high-flow oxygen provided through specially designed oxygen masks. Berwyn Fire Company recently received ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Berwyn Fire Company wishes you and your family a safe July 4th holiday. Please take a moment to review some safety information from our colleagues at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Fireworks during the Fourth of July are as American as apple-pie, but did you know that more than twice the number of fires are reported on that day than on any other day of the year in the United ... (Full Story & Photos)
Almost 50% of the structure fires that will be reported on July 4th will be caused by fireworks.
Firefighter Andrew Ritter and Ryan Peterson continue the BFC tradition of training excellence.
On June 1, 2016, Berwyn Fire Company Volunteer Firefighters Ryan Peterson and Andrew Ritter graduated from FireFighter I at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Center. This encompassed 188 hours of classroom and practical training that included interior firefighting, exterior firefighting and basic medical training. Firefighter I is the foundational course that all new firefighters complete ... (Full Story & Photos)
In 2005, The Main Line Chamber Foundation initiated a four-part project to address issues that impact on the recruitment and recognition of volunteer firefighters and EMT’s and the funding of the volunteer fire companies and emergency medical services in the region. This effort is a continuation of a class project undertaken by the Chamber’s Leadership Main Line Class of 2004, which highlighted the ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Berwyn Fire Company would like to recognize all those service men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice in defense of the United States of America. Without their will to fight and the support of their loved ones, we would not enjoy the freedoms that exist in our democratic society.
The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans, wherever they are at 3 p.m., ... (Full Story & Photos)