Avondale Fire Company

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Company Trains in Vehicle Rescue

Chief Hoseman Joey Swift, July 31

On Wednesday, July 30th,2014 the members of the Avondale Fire Company went to Blittersdorf's salvage yard in Toughkenamon to practice their Vehicle Rescue skills. Blittersdorf's set up 3 vehicles, 1 on its wheels, 1 on its side, and 1 on its roof. Crews practiced stabilization using wood cribbing and rescue struts, along with patient extrication using our " Jaws of Life" and some hand tools.

A ... (Full Story & Photos)

Avondale crew after a complete extrication.
Avondale crew after a complete extrication.

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EMS Division Hires New Supervisor

Avondale Fire Company, July 03

It is with great pleasure that the Avondale Fire Company and EMS division announce that they have hired Stephen Nuse as the new EMS Supervisor. Nuse is replacing Cindy Schroder and took over the roll effective 7/1/2014. Nuse was selected out of several potential candidates after a long interview process. Nuse has been with Avondale Fire Company for 6 years as an EMT. Nuse obtained his EMT certification ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Edward Atkins Chester County Emergency Services Director Passes

Avondale Fire Company Officers and Members, June 09

It is with great despair that the officers and members of the Avondale Fire Company mourn the recent loss of Chester County Department of Emergency Services Director Edward J. Atkins. Mr. Atkins passed away after a turn of unexpected events from a series of cerebral vascular accidents(CVA). Atkins was picked by the Chester County Commissioners in 1997 and served as the director faithfully ever since. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FF Tyler Bell pulling hose for the basement fire.
FF Tyler Bell pulling hose for the basement fire.

Members From Station 23 and 24 Train On The Fireblast Trailer

Firefighter/EMT Conor Hotchkiss, May 17

On Wednesday, May 7th, 2014, the members of the Avondale Fire Company and the Kennett Fire Company used the Southern Chester County Fire Chief's Fireblast live burn simulator. With this simulator, firefighters can practice multiple skills that may need to be used at any time during an actual fire event such as: Ventilation, Search and Rescue, Fire Attack and Hand Line Advancement. It also allows for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firefighter 1 Graduation

Assistant Hoseman Bryan Franks, May 15

On Thursday May 8th, officers of the Avondale Fire Company traveled to Wagontown Fire Company for the 2014 Spring Fire 1 graduation. Hoseman Joey Swift, Firefighter Matt Biondi, and Firefighter/EMT Connor Hotchkiss all completed over a 180 hours of training over the past couple months to receive their certification to be an interior firefighter.

The Firefighter 1 class covers all the basic requirements ... (Full Story & Photos)

The 3 Newly certified firefighters with some of the officers of the Avondale Fire Company.
The 3 Newly certified firefighters with some of the officers of the Avondale Fire Company.

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