Avondale Fire Company

Avondale Fire Company

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Gas Leak Inside

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, March 21

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched at 1835 hours to the 100 block of Garner Drive for a Gas Leak Inside. The caller advised there was an active gas leak inside the kitchen from disconnecting the stove. Chief 23 arrived at 1837 hours to find the resident evacuated, with an active gas leak. PECO Gas was requested. Rescue 23 (M. Rochester) arrived with a crew of five. Their assignment was to split ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue 23 Crew (J. WIlkins, C. Mcintosh, M. Rochester, M. Biondi, C. Hotchkiss, B. Cole)
Rescue 23 Crew (J. WIlkins, C. Mcintosh, M. Rochester, M. Biondi, C. Hotchkiss, B. Cole)

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Fire showing as Chief 8 (KVFD) arrived.
Fire showing as Chief 8 (KVFD) arrived.

Tanker Asst and Fire Type Unknown

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, March 21

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched as part of the first alarm tanker task-force to assist the Keystone Valley Fire Company (Station 8) on the working barn fire at 1934 hours. The tanker responded with-in minutes. Once the tanker arrived on-scene, they were part of the water shuttle where they shuttled multiple loads of water from the water supply back to the fire scene.
Tanker 23 was released ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 23-1 Now In Service

Captain Richard Franks Jr, February 27

The Avondale Fire Company is proud to announce that they are finally putting the new Engine 23-1 into service. The engine is a 2014 4-Guys Spartan Gladiator. It is equipped with 1000 gallons of water, 30 gallons of class “A” foam, and a 1750 GPM pump. It has 7 pre-connected attack lines providing 1400’ of fire suppression hose and 100’ booster line. In addition, it has 500’ of 3” and 1200’ of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Gas Leak Outside With MVA

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, February 23

On Sunday, February 22nd, the Avondale Fire Company along with the Chester County Hazmat Team were alerted for a gas leak in the 800 block of Sunrise Drive at 1753 hours. Assistant 23 (Bessicks) went responding within a minute and Chester County Fire Board advised him that a car had struck the top of an underground propane tank and it was now leaking. Rescue 23 made the response and were given orders ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chimney Fire

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, February 08

On Sunday, February 8th, the Avondale Fire Company along with West Grove, Kennett, Hockessin, and Longwood for RIT were alerted at 1250 hours of a dwelling fire. Chief 23 and Engine 23-2 were enroute within seconds. The chief was advised that the roof was burning around the chimney. Assistant 23 went on scene with nothing showing. Assistant 23 established "Ellicott Command", while Chief 23 handled ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kennett's Deputy Chief (Plumley) teaching Junior Firefighter (Cole) the role of an accountability Officer.
Kennett's Deputy Chief (Plumley) teaching Junior Firefighter (Cole) the role of an accountability Officer.

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