Avondale Fire Company

Avondale Fire Company

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Avondale's Engine Crew
(Hosemen J. Swift, B. Cole, C. Hotchkiss)
Avondale's Engine Crew (Hosemen J. Swift, B. Cole, C. Hotchkiss)

Engine and Tanker assist on woods in the Po-Mar-Lin district

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, April 09

Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company (Sta. 36) was dispached at 1644 hours for a brush fire with extension into the woods. Tac 36 arrived shortly after dispatch reporting a fire on the hillside spreading quickly. Assistant 36 (Griffith) arrived, establishing the command,and requesting additional tankers and brush units. With the upgrade, The Avondale Fire Company was alerted for the tanker. Shortly after the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Trash/Woods fire

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, April 06

On Sunday, April 5th, The Avondale Fire Company along with a Brush unit from The Kennett Fire Company were dispatched to the 1600 block of Baltimore Pike for the Trash and Woods fire at 1558 hours. As the Chief and Deputy went responding, the Chester County Fire Board gave a report of flames from a control burn that was spreading into a wooded area. Chief 23 arrived with a large trash fire containing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pile of burning tires.
Pile of burning tires.

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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)

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)

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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)

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

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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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