The Berwyn Fire Company would like to relay chimney fire safety information from our colleagues at the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Chimney Safety Institute of America (CSIA).
A chimney fire in action can be impressive. It has been described variously as creating a loud cracking and popping noise, dense smoke, and an intense smell. Chimney fires can burn explosively – noisy ... (Full Story & Photos)
Have your chimney annually inspected by a professional for any structural damage, and cleaned as needed.
The Berwyn Fire Company would like to wish the community a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving. We also want to take a moment to provide you with some helpful statistics and fire safety tips for you and your family.
According to data from the United States Fire Administration (USFA), an estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings occur annually in the United States, resulting in an estimated ... (Full Story & Photos)
King of Prussia Fire (MontCo Station 47) and Swedeland Fire (MontCo Engine 48) were dispatched to a working house fire with entrapment on the 200 Block of South Gulph Road in Upper Merion Township just after 1 a.m. Berwyn RIT (Tower 2) was dispatched as part of the Working Fire Response along with Swedesburg Fire (Rescue 49).
Berwyn Fire/Rescue and EMS was dispatched to U.S. Route 202 North near Mile Marker 25.0 (near PA Route 422 East Ramp) at 10:15 a.m. Lafayette EMS was also dispatched as the incident location was near the county line. Initial reports were that a car had crashed into the side of a truck.
Upper Merion Police units arrived first, confirmed that the crash was in Chester County and reported that one ... (Full Story & Photos)