A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whether you're awake or asleep, a working smoke alarm is constantly on alert, scanning the air for fire and smoke.
According to the National Fire Protection Association, between 2003-2006, more than 66 percent of home fire deaths occurred in ... (Full Story & Photos)
This past weekend on March 2-3, 2014, the Chester County Fire School held their annual Technical Rescue Weekend. WhiteCap Water Rescue Training was selected as the lead for instructing the Water Rescue & Emergency Response training class. Chester County Fire School is located in Coatesville, PA. The following instructors from WhiteCap Water Rescue Training lead this training session; Brian Sarver, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Please help the Berwyn Fire Company and make sure we can see your fire hydrant. Precious time is lost if firefighters can't find your fire hydrant or worse yet have to spend several minutes digging it out if fire strikes.
The Berwyn Fire Company wants to remind all homeowners and businesses to ensure the fire hydrant on your property is clear of snow and visible to first responders. A 3' clear radius around the fire hydrant is preferred.
'Adopt Your Fire Hydrant' and ensure it is ready to be used in case a fire strikes in your neighborhood.
Berwyn Fire Chief Eamon Brazunas reports that during the recent ice storm, Berwyn firefighters responded to 75 calls during a 24 hours period from Wednesday into Thursday.
One of the more serious calls involved a house fire on Daleview Road at 10:15 p.m. Wednesday. The residents were without power and using their fire place. Radiant heat ignited the mantle and a wall around the chimney of the one-story ... (Full Story & Photos)