Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”
Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, the Berwyn Fire Company is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, October 5-11, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Bob Byrne, Editor INCOMMUNITY Magazine , September 20
Mary Ellen Toscani is Berwyn Fire Company's Firefighter of the Year
Mary Ellen Toscani meets a lot of strangers in her line of volunteer work. "Usually when we are seeing people it's on the worst day of their life - auto accidents or bad things like that." Rarely is it in a situation when they would choose. That's because Toscani, 25, is a volunteer firefighter with the Berwyn Fire Company. If you ... (Full Story & Photos)
(L-R) Captain Christopher Bullock, Firefighter/EMT Tom Hardon, Firefighter/EMT Josh Lichman, Firefighter Mary Ellen Toscani and Lieutenant Evan Brazunas completed the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster County.
Berwyn personnel participated in the 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb hosted at Clipper Magazine Stadium in Lancaster County. Over 200 first responders climbed the equivalent of 110 stories during this annual event.
What is a 9-11 Memorial Stair Climb?
On the morning of September 11th fire service members convene in high-rise buildings across the United States to climb 110 stories as a tribute to their ... (Full Story & Photos)
Personnel from the Berwyn Fire Company recently completed Water Rescue and Emergency Response training. This is the second level of the water rescue curriculum offered by the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC).
People and vehicles stuck in swift water or standing water have become more consistent occurrences over the past decade in the Tredyffrin-Easttown area due to increased development, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Personnel from Berwyn Fire Company, Gladwyne Fire Company and Hartsville Fire Company get together for a group shot.
A limo bus fire quickly spread to this home in the 200 block of Willow Ave. in Wayne. Photo courtesy of Pete Bannan, Main Line Media News.
The Radnor Fire Company was dispatched at 9:59 p.m. to the area of Willow Ave. and Plant Ave. for a vehicle fire in Radnor Township. The 9-1-1 information indicated a limo bus was on fire and that the driver and sole occupant had safely exited the vehicle.
First arriving Radnor units encountered a limo bus engulfed in flames that had extended to a nearby two story dwelling. Additional assistance ... (Full Story & Photos)