Avondale Fire Company

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Avondale Fire Company

The Avondale Fire Company is a predominantly volunteer organization.
We rely on donations to supplement financial obligations for purchases of a variety of needs including firefighters' gear and equipment, firefighter training, new fire engines and apparatus, and maintenance of the fire station.

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Avondale Crews Train at Burn Building

Junior Firefighter Joey D'Ambrosio, November 08

Today, Avondale members attended a day long training at the West Chester Burn Building. Throughout the day, Avondale firefighters ran through a variety of evolutions that put firefighters in different situations and allowed them to try out new ways to fight fire. In addition to the tactical training of being interior to the burning building, crews also had the opportunity to try out running Incident ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief 23's Incident Command Vehicle on scene to run command for the day
Chief 23's Incident Command Vehicle on scene to run command for the day

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Engine 35's crew stretching one of the many hand-lines used.
Engine 35's crew stretching one of the many hand-lines used.

Assist Modena on Scrap Yard Fire

Brandon Cole, Hoseman, October 18

While Avondale volunteers were having an in-house duty crew, the Modena Fire Company was alerted at 1317 hours for a large scrap fire in the 1000 block of 1st Avenue. At 1352 hours, Chief Dowlin of the Modena Fire Company requested an Engine from Avondale to relocate to his station while they operated at the fire scene. With a duty crew being in place, Rescue 23 responded at dispatch. While responding ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Oven Fire

Brandon Cole, Hoseman, October 02

At 1822 hours on Friday, October 2nd, Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to the 500 block of Cedar Woods Circle, New Garden Township, for an oven fire. Reports advised that the resident was attempting to extinguish the fire. Chief 23 arrived to the two-story middle of the row town home confirming that there was an active fire in the oven. Engine 23-1 arrived as the First Due Engine and secured ... (Full Story & Photos)

Crews had to open the wall behind the stove.
Crews had to open the wall behind the stove.

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Haz-Mat 15-1
Haz-Mat 15-1

Members Train on New Haz-Mat Unit

Joey D'Ambrosio, Junior Firefighter, September 30

On September 30th, Avondale’s volunteers spent time with crews from The Chester County’s Haz-Mat Team and their new Haz-Mat response unit, Haz-Mat15-1. Crews were trained on the location and purpose of the various equipment that the Haz-Mat unit carries. Avondale crews also reviewed their de-con set-up and operation. The Haz-Mat unit is available upon request by First Responders as well as through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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One Vehicle Accident with Entrapment

Brandon Cole, Hoseman, September 13

Just after 1800 hrs. on Sunday, September 13th, Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to the area of Church Road and Bevan Blvd. in New Garden Township for a one-car accident with reports of two patients trapped in the vehicle. Ambulance 23 arrived and confirmed the report of two patients trapped in the vehicle. The ambulance crew also reported that the vehicle struck a guardrail and the guardrail ... (Full Story & Photos)

The guardrail went through the backseat area of the vehicle
The guardrail went through the backseat area of the vehicle

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2020 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 38 118
Feb 47 125
Mar 27 95
Apr 52 87
May 53 110
Jun 39 108
Jul 49 133
Aug 84 143
Sep 52 128
Oct 50 140
Nov
Dec
Total 491 1187

2019 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 54 115
Feb 27 101
Mar 36 91
Apr 49 115
May 42 128
Jun 42 112
Jul 45 131
Aug 53 124
Sep 28 110
Oct 59 124
Nov 52 107
Dec 38 135
Total 525 1393

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2019 525 1393
2018 578 1460
2017 486 1411
2016 470 1277
2015 492 1183
2014 498 1338
2013 502 1304
2012 485 1381
2011 481 1331
2010 540 1329
2009 489 1301
2008 491 1302

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