Avondale Fire Company

Avondale Fire Company

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Avondale Fire Company

The Avondale Fire Company is a predominantly volunteer organization. We proudly provide fire and EMS services to the residents and businesses of Avondale Borough as well as New Garden, London Britain, Franklin, and West Marlborough Townships.

Our volunteers rely heavily on donations to supplement financial obligations for purchases of a variety of needs including firefighters' gear and equipment, training, new fire apparatus, and maintenance of the firehouse.

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No Caption 2 Alarm Fire in Mill Creek

Captain Brandon Cole, July 30

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Mill Creek Fire Company on a second alarm fire on Belmont Drive. Engine 23-2 along with Squad 23 responded on dispatch due to the in-house duty crew. Engine 23-2 arrived and assisted with manpower on-scene before being released by command to relocate to the Hockessin Fire Company. Engine 23-2 and Squad 23 covered Hockessin until 0200 hours. While ... (Full Story & Photos)

Shed Fire assist Cochranville Fire Company

Captain Brandon Cole, July 27

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to assist the Cochranville Fire Company for a reported shed fire on Colton Drive.
Engine 23-2 was staffed with 4 upon dispatch. Engine 23-2 arrived as the Second Due Engine supplying Engine 27-2 as the First Due Engine. The chauffeur of Engine 23-2 offloaded 750 gallons of water to supply the scene and re-filled at a nearby hydrant while other crews assisted ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption Accident on Scarlett Road

Avondale Fire Company, July 10

Just before 7:00am on Sunday, July 10th, Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to the area of Hillendale Road and Scarlett Road in New Garden Township for an automobile accident. Ambulance 23 arrived to find a two-vehicle accident blocking the roadway on Scarlett Road north of Hillendale Road. Crews secured the vehicles upon arrival while the EMS team from Ambulance 23 evaluated the occupants of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Awards Received for Life-Saving Actions

Avondale Fire Company, June 16

At our June company meeting, several of our volunteer members and career staff received special recognition awards from Avondale Fire Company and the Chester County EMS Council for their quick response and expert skills that saved the life of a patient in cardiac arrest.

Pictured: Captain Brandon Cole, Fire Chief Steve Cole, Jr., Assistant Fire Chief Charlie Owens, Firefighter Wesley Owen, Hoseman ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Busy Memorial Day

Captain Brandon Cole, May 30

Memorial Day started off early as crews were alerted at 0405 hours for a possible haybale fire on Penn Green Road. Assistant 23, Engine 2, Tanker, Engine 1, and Ambulance 1 all made the response. Upon arrival, Assistant 23 found several haybales on fire. Engine 23-2 arrived and had to stand-by while loaders began moving the exposed hay due to the lack of area for our company to work. After some ... (Full Story & Photos)


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2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 43 114
Feb 44 115
Mar 31 102
Apr 43 121
May 41 141
June 45 138
July 50 137
Total 297 868

2022 Incidents by Municipality
Avondale Borough 19 41
Franklin Township 3 11
London Britain Township 10 29
Mutual Aid 91 202
New Garden Township 171 570
West Marlborough Township 3 15

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 43 105
Feb 39 108
Mar 33 99
Apr 45 143
May 43 132
Jun 53 112
Jul 43 108
Aug 51 121
Sep 45 95
Oct 49 127
Nov 39 123
Dec 50 138
Total 533 1411

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2021 533 1411
2020 571 1446
2019 525 1393
2018 578 1460
2017 486 1411
2016 470 1277
2015 492 1183

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