Over the past weekend, eleven members of the Berwyn Fire Company participated in an Advanced Line Systems Rescue class. This is a water rescue based class which focuses on two important things - rescues using a tethered boat and rescues where a rescuer enters the water as a swimmer to save a victim trapped in the currents. These skills are ones that Berwyn has identified could be critical during times ... (Full Story & Photos)
Although this rigging set-up is simpler than many of our past endeavors, it still requires training and skill.
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 more than 66 percent of home fire deaths occurred in homes without a working ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tredyffrin Twp., PA - The Berwyn Fire Company was dispatched at 5:01 p.m. to 109 Cavalry Court in the Chesterbrook section of Tredyffrin Township for a reported electrical fire outside.
First arriving Berwyn units encountered heavy smoke showing from a middle of the row townhome with flames also visible. The incident was upgraded to a house fire, which called for Paoli Fire Company and Malvern Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)
First arriving Berwyn firefighters were faced with a significant fire in the Chesterbrook section of Tredyffrin during the evening rush hour. Photo credit Jen Radano, Twitter.
The Berwyn Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Edward J. Forde, Sr. Ed and his family have been longtime supporters and friends of the Berwyn Fire Company. Ed is well known for running the Ed Forde Service Center in Devon, which he founded in 1964.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Berwyn Fire Company, 23 Bridge Avenue, Berwyn, PA 19312 or the Radnor Fire Company, ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Paoli Fire Company was dispatched at 7:31 p.m. to the 2300 block of Pheasant Hill Lane in Tredyffrin Township for a house fire. The Chester County 9-1-1 Center reported that the initial 9-1-1 caller could see flames coming from the front side of the house across the street.
Based on additional 9-1-1 calls reporting the fire, full company assistance was requested from the Berwyn Fire Company and ... (Full Story & Photos)
Firefighters were able to salvage furniture and personal items for the homeowners. Original image by Pete Bannan.