The members of the Berwyn Fire Company would like to wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. We would also like to remind all citizens in Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships to be extra careful, while preparing your feasts.
The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Children love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on ... (Full Story & Photos)
Berwyn Fire Company reminds everyone to change the batteries in your smoke detectors when you reset your clocks this weekend. A fire doubles in size every 30 seconds and the sound of the alarm can give you and your family those few extra seconds to get out. Checking your smoke detector and changing the battery is one of the simplest things you can do to protect your family. When smoke alarms fail ... (Full Story & Photos)
When choosing a costume, stay away from billowing or long trailing fabric. If you are making your own costume, choose material that won't easily ignite if it comes into contact with heat or flame. If your child is wearing a mask, make sure the eye holes are large enough so they can see out.
• Provide children with flashlights to carry for lighting or glow sticks as part of their costume.
Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”
Along with firefighters and safety advocates nationwide, Berwyn Fire Company is joining forces with the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) during Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Berwyn Fire Company will be hosting its annual Fire Prevention Day on Saturday, October 24th from 3:00 - 5:00 p.m. next to the Easttown Library and Information Center.
One difficulty scenario encountered by the crews was a propane truck on top of a car. Crews used stabilization and the assistance of a tow truck to conduct the extrication.
While many of our residents were enjoying the last few weeks of summer, 15 of our members completed over 50 hours of training in vehicle rescue and heavy vehicle rescue. The course took place over three full weekends in August and culminated with 16 hours of certification testing that included three written exams and two practical skills exams. Members reviewed some basic vehicle stabilization techniques ... (Full Story & Photos)