Avondale Fire Company

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It's A Girl

Avondale Fire Company , January 19

On Thursday, January 15th, Avondale Fire Company E.M.S. Supervisor Stephen Nuse and his girlfriend Tina Carosella welcomed into the world their daughter Samantha Corrine Nuse at Chester County Hospital. Samantha was born at 6:12pm weighing 7lbs 13oz and was 20 inches long. Both mother and baby are doing well.

The officers and members of the Avondale Fire Company congratulate Stephen and Tina on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 23-1
Engine 23-1

Company Brings Home New Engine 23-1

Lieutenant Richard Franks Jr, December 22

On Friday, December 19th the engine replacement committee made the journey home from the 4Guys plant in Meyersdale, PA with the new engine 23-1. The engine replacement committee was formed back in late 2013 and consisted of 5 members of the company. After countless hours of meetings and phone calls the time had come to make the arrangements to bring home the new apparatus. The committee made the ... (Full Story & Photos)

House Fire in the 2304 box

Lieutenant Richard Franks Jr, December 21

At 11:49 hours on 12/20/14 the Avondale Fire Company along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to a reported house fire in the 200 block of Maple Lane in Toughkenamon. Chief and Deputy 23 went responding within a minute and were given a report of flames coming from the side of a house. Engine 23-2 made the response with a crew of 5. The chiefs arrived on the scene and reported fire showing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Initial view upon arriving
Initial view upon arriving

AFC 2015 Officers

Avondale Fire Company , December 09

On Tuesday, December 9th, 2014 the company held their annual elections for the 2015 officers.

The results are as follows:

Fire Chief: Steve Cole Jr.

Deputy Chief: Shawn Carroll

Assistant Chief: Matt Bessicks

Safety: Samuel Ianni

Captain: Rick Franks

1st Lieutenant: Kenny Reed

2nd Lieutenant: David Ianni

Chief Engineer: Rich Testa

Fire Police Captain: Bob Massey

Fire Police Lieutenant: ... (Full Story)

House Fire Assist

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, December 06

The Avondale Fire Company was alerted to relocate to station 22 (West Grove) while they were on a working fire in Maryland. Engine 23-2 went enroute with 5 personel to 22. Minutes later the commander requested the fourth alarm. Engine 23-2 went responding seconds later. The engine crew got to the scene and soaked down hot spots and helped with overhaul. The crew was released at 1245 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crew inside doing overhaul
Crew inside doing overhaul


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