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Company ! along with other mutual aid companies were dispatched to assist Company 5 to the 400 block of Custer Ave at 5:45 for a living room fire.Tower 5 arrived with heavy fire showing from a 2 1/2 s...
Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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Today just before 15:00 Company 1 was dispatched along with Rescue 43 to Assist Company 5 with and accident with entrapment. Squad 1 and Traffic 1 responded. While enroute FB notified responding units...
Monday, May 23rd, 2022
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Today just before 18:00 Company 1 along with other mutual aide companies were dispatched to assist Darby Twp #4 on a building fire. Squad 1 responded with 4. While enroute Chief 76 advised Eng 9 and S...
Sunday, April 3rd, 2022
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Around 2:15 am Folcroft fire company along with Holmes Fire Company Station 43 were dispatched to assist Goodwill Fire Company to Oak Ave and Bartram Ave in Darby Township for an MVA with injuries and...
Friday, November 25th, 2022
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Truck 1 made its final journey today and has arrived home. The Officers and Members would like to Thank everyone who came out to welcome the new truck. We would also like to thank Folcroft Borough cou...
Friday, November 18th, 2022
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UPDATE Nov 18th Truck 1 has begun its journey home. Truck 1 will be arriving Friday Nov 25th between 630 and 7pm. Everyone is welcome to join us in Welcoming home the latest addition to the Folcroft F...
Monday, January 17th, 2022
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Here are more pictures recently Renovated Banquet Hall. Now Accepting reservations for events. Please call 610-461-2256 Ext. 3 and you will be directed to the new management team from Jubilee Catering...
Saturday, January 1st, 2022
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As the New Year begins we look back at a historic year for Station 1. We once again top our all time responses with 680 calls for service which is 72 more than last year. More calls with less members ...
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Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
Please mark your calendars for this Friday October 13, 2017.  We are having our annual open house/fire prevention night.Bring the whole family out. Fire Demo, Vehicle extrication Demo, Fire extinguisher demo and simulators, Smoke trailer, Fire trucks from around the county and Folcroft P...
Sunday, October 1st, 2017
The Officers and Members regret to announce the passing of Charles Pat Vivial this morning. Please keep your Claire and his family in your thoughts and prayers. Pat was a 13 year member of the fire company.
Sunday, January 1st, 2017
Station 01 responded to 350 calls for the 2016. Ambulance 01-7, responded to, 808.On the fire side, here is a breakdown of calls by town:Folcroft, 146 calls, 41.7%Sharon Hill, 90 calls, 25.7%Glenolden, 60, 17.1%Darby Township, 43, 12.3%Briarcliffe, 5, 1.4%Middletown, 2, .6%Colwyn, Norwood, Aldan an...
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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On St. Patrick's day, the Folcroft Fire Company officially placed Squad 01 in service. It responded to its first call, on Monday the 21st, an investigation call, which turned out to be a small trash can fire outside the rear of the home.
Friday, February 19th, 2016
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At 1800, today, Squad 01 made its much anticipated arrival, to a crowd of fire company members and community residents. Life member, past president and past chief and 64 year member, was given the honor and bringing her home from the final leg of her long journey from South Dakota.The fire company i...
The Officers and Members regretfully announce the sudden passing of 34 year Life member Robbie Bendell on Sunday 1/24/2016. More information will be posted as it is made available.McCausland Garrity Funeral Home343 South Chester pikeGlenolden PAFriday visitation 6-8pmSaturday visitation 10am service...
Friday, January 1st, 2016
It was a busy year for the 01 house, with 364 calls answered by our volunteers. Here are some statistics from 2015: Breakdown of Calls per LocaleFolcroft: 207Sharon Hill: 82Glenolden: 49Darby Twp.: 17Colwyn: 7Norwood/Tinicum: 1 eachBreakdown of Calls by Type:AFA: 149/41%Building: 78/21%Gas Leak: 34/...
Wednesday, July 29th, 2015
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At Approx. 10:45 this morning company 01 was dispatched to assist the Folcroft PD. Engine 01 arrived to find a cat stranded on top of a Telphone pole. 01 Command advised Fire board to add a ladder truck to assist with the rescue due to Telesqurt 01 being out of service.
Sunday, July 5th, 2015
The crew at the 01 house has been extremely busy the last 4 days. Taking in 3 building fire responses 1 of which was a working commercial building and 1 residential working fire , 1 AFA, 1 gas leak, 2 Building fire Investigations.
Friday, February 6th, 2015
Today Life members Walt Stinsman and Ron Cook attended the 22nd annual Operation 6ABC Save A Life Press a conference at the Philadelphia Fire Academy . We are proud to be partners with 6Abc, Kiddie Home Depot, Philadelphia Fire Department and many they area Fire Companies who distribute smoke detect...
The Officers and Members would like to congratulate Matt Bateman, Nick Marino and Cindy Rabideau for successfully completing Basic Vehicle Awarenes, Operations and Tech. levels The 3 members have spent several days a week over the last 2 months doing training and testing.
Tuesday, June 24th, 2014
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On Tuesday 6/24 13 volunteers loaded up on the Telesqurt, Engine and Utility to head down to the drafting pond again. This time we used engine 01 to draft and supply Telesqurt 01 with enough water to operate the master stream and 2 hand-lines all while the engine was operating and supplying its own ...
Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014
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Tonight the "Big 3" got together for a master stream drill. Shown in the picture below is Engine 01 Drafting, as well as using it's own deck gun. Engine 05 dropped a 4' Supply from hydrant Both Feeding Tower 5 and using their own Deck Guns and A Blitzfire
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The Officers and Members of Station 01 would like to Congratulate newly certified Fire Fighters Austin Weber and Matt Bateman. Both members have successfully completed all requirements to be Nationally Certified Fire Fighter I .
Tuesday, May 20th, 2014
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Tonight's drill was about ladders. Members took the time to go over the different parts, raising and lowering all ladders as well as hoisting tools and equipment to the roof
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
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On Tuesday 22 April 2014, members took advantage of the nice weather to practice some vehicle rescue extrication training. Members trained with the Jaws of Life spreader, hydraulic shears and the glass window punch.
Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Night the crew from Station 01 took advantage of the Extremely cold weather and snow to do some Rescue ALIVE Ice rescue sled training. After a quick refresher in the station members suited up and head out in the snow to train with the sled.
Thursday, November 21st, 2013
The day started off at 7:40 (see story and pictures under call history) with the tones being dropped to assist Station 76 Darby Township #4 with an MVA with entrapment on Hook Rd. at Darby Creek. Rescue 1 and 01-7 made the response.
Friday, November 1st, 2013
Please be sure to visit our picture gallery and select either, retired apparatus or historical pictures. I located some photo albums and old pictures, which I have been going through. I will be adding more pictures over the coming weeks as I sort through the vast quantity.
Saturday, October 26th, 2013
Over the next week or so, we will be gradually publishing a history of fire company, which had its humble beginnings in 1903. I am retyping the history from our parade book from 2003, so it is a manual process.
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