Kitchen Fire

Monday, January 19, 2015  On 1/19, the building response was dispatched to the 1000 block of Bullock Ave (Yeadon Borough) for the house fire. Engine 4 arrived 1st Due and reported smoke showing from a two story twin dwelling. Engine 24 arrived 3Rd Due and laid a supply line to the Charlie side. Crews extinguished a kitchen fire which had extended into surrounding furnishings.




   


 

Fatal House fire in Yeadon

Wednesday, January 14, 2015  On 1/14, the building assignment was dispatched to the unit block of E. Providence Rd (Yeadon Borough) for a working house fire with entrapment. Engine 4 (Darby) arrived 1st Due and reported a 2 story single family home with fire showing side A. Engine 24 arrived and assumed the 2nd Due engine and stretched the 250’ attack line to the 2nd floor. Crews extinguished fire on two floors, performed searches and did extensive overhaul for over 2.5 hours. One elderly resident was found in the ho... [ more ]

   


 

2nd Floor Fire in Yeadon

Sunday, December 14, 2014  On 12/14, at approximately 23:21 hours, the building response was dispatched to the 800 Block of Church Ln, Yeadon Borough, for a building fire. Engine 24, staffed with 4 FF’s, made the response and took the 2nd Due assignment, laying a supply line to the rear and deploying the 250’ attack line. Crews had fire showing out of two windows from the 2nd floor so they forced entry into the rear kitchen, cleared the1st floor and began fire suppression on Division 2. Crews were in service for ... [ more ]

     



 

Basement Fire in Yeadon

Thursday, December 4, 2014  On 12/4, at approximately 15:16 hours, the building assignment was dispatched to the 900 Block of Church Ln, Yeadon Borough, for a building fire. Engine 24 and Pipeline 24 made the response with 6 Firefighters. Engine 24 arrived 2nd in, secured a water supply and stretched the 200’ attack line to Division 1 while Engine 16 placed an attack line in service in the rear. Crews found fire in the attached garage ceiling with extension to the 1st floor of a 2 story twin dwelling. Crews were in ... [ more ]

   


 

Small Kitchen fire in Lansdowne

Thursday, November 27, 2014  On 11/27, at approximately 23:30 hrs, companies were dispatched to the Unit Block of Bartram Ave, Lansdowne Borough, for a building fire. Engine 24 arrived, reported a 3 story twin with a moderate smoke condition inside. Engine 24 stretched the 150’ bumper line to the 1st floor and searched for the source. Crews found a small kitchen fire and it was extinguished within 5 minutes. No injuries reported.




   


 

CO Leak in the Borough

Saturday, November 1, 2014  On 11/1, the building assignment was dispatched to the Unit Block of Melrose Ave, East Lansdowne. Engine 24 arrived and reported a 3 story twin with a light haze of smoke inside. Upon checking the exposure building, crews located a faulty heater which had produced smoke and readings of 600+ppm of CO. The home was ventilated and PECO made the response to condemn the heating unit. No injuries reported.




   


 

Now Hiring Part Time

Thursday, October 30, 2014  The East Lansdowne Fire Company

is seeking interested applicants for the position of

 

Part Time EMT

Overview of Job Description 

Function in the primary role of an EMT on an Advanced Life Support Unit

House keeping responsibilities as outlined by the supervisor and / or Board of Directors.

Daily inspection of all apparatus and equipment.

Maintain appropriate inventories and doc... [ more ]

   


 

2nd in Engine for an apartment fire

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 

On 10/14 at approximately 17:35 Hrs, the building response was dispatched to 1903 Heather Circle (Yeadon Borough) for an apartment fire. Engine 4 arrived on scene and reported a 3 story garden style apartment with fire on the 3rd floor. Engine 24 arrived 2nd in, established a water supply and stretched the 400’ line to the fire apartment. Crews extinguished fire, performed searches and checked for extension. Crews were in service for approximately 40 minutes.

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High Pressure Gas Leak

Monday, October 13, 2014 

On 10/13 at approximately 17:00 Hrs, Engine 24 was dispatched to the unit block of Penn Blvd for a gas leak outside. Engine 24 arrived and immediately observed gas bubbling out water from numerous holes near the intersection of Penn and Pembroke Ave. The area was barricaded off with assistance from ELPD and PECO gas requested emergency response. Engine 24 checked near by properties which yielded negative results for gas. PECO gas made the response within the hour and was on scen... [ more ]

   


 

In town Building Fire

Friday, September 26, 2014  On 9/26, at approximately 12:49 hrs, the building response was dispatched to the 200 Blk. of Lexington Ave, East Lansdowne,  for a working kitchen fire. First arriving crews found fire on a stove top extending through the walls to the 2nd floor. Crews quickly knocked down the fire and pulled ceilings eliminating the spread of fire. Extension to the 2nd floor was minimal, and searches proved negative. No injuries were reported, EL Car 1 found the cause of the fire to be unattended cooki... [ more ]

   


 
 
 

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