Avondale Fire Company

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Assistant Chief Richard Franks Jr, October 12

The Avondale Fire Company sadly announces the passing of Past Chief Jim Decker SR.

Jim, a 53 year lifetime member, joined on June 8th, 1965. Jim was elected to Chief of the department in 1987. In addition, he held the rank of Assistant Chief for 15 years, Chief Engineer, Trustee and numerous other roles. After stepping down as Fire Chief, Jim remained close as he was the driver of the first responding ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Avondale Fire Company, September 28

Bookkeeper Wanted!

Avondale Fire Company is currently seeking a well-organized bookkeeper with QuickBooks experience. We are offering a flexible work schedule covering 20-25 hrs per week. Responsible for handling all three of our entities; Avondale Fire Company, Avondale EMS and our Relief Association.

Key Responsibilities:
*Sort, distribute and open mail
*Weekly bank deposits
*Monthly bank ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engineers’ Room to be Dedicated

Avondale Fire Company, September 11

On Tuesday, September 11th, during the company’s business meeting, the Testa family was on hand for a special dedication. Tom Shoemaker, owner of "Your Rustic Freedom" was on hand to present a hand carved plaque to the Testa family and the members of the Avondale Fire Company in memory of Chief Engineer Richard J Testa. Life members Linda Testa (Richie's Wife), Paul Testa, and Augie Testa (Richie's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, September 10

The Cochranville Fire Company along with West Grove, Avondale, Oxford, and Longwood for RIT were dispatched to a house fire in the 600 block of Street Road at 0750 hours. Engine 27-2 was the first to arrive and the crew found a well involved house with exposure to woods. Engine 27-2 laid a line up the driveway while Engine 23-1 (second arriving engine) took the supply to the scene. Ladder 22 was the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Avondale Fire Company, July 19

The Avondale Fire Company is saddened to announce the passing of Chief Engineer Richard J. Testa.

Richie is a second generation Avondale Fireman with 59 years of service, serving as a Chief Officer for fifteen years and more recently over three decades of service as Chief Engineer. Following in his footsteps, his sons Augie and Paul also served the Fire Company as members with leadership roles.

A ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 59 117
Feb 31 108
Mar 41 120
Apr 45 105
May 49 121
Jun 61 138
Jul 50 126
Aug 43 124
Sep 58 131
Total 437 1090

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 39 120
Feb 34 121
Mar 39 125
Apr 37 96
May 48 113
Jun 34 105
Jul 48 121
Aug 33 104
Sep 35 124
Oct 53 135
Nov 40 117
Dec 46 130
Total 486 1411

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 486 1411
2016 470 1277
2015 492 1183
2014 498 1338
2013 502 1304
2012 485 1381
2011 481 1331
2010 540 1329
2009 489 1301
2008 491 1302

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