Last Thursday evening the company was dispatched to Linden Drive for a building fire. Assistant 38 arrived on scene and found smoke showing from an unoccupied residence. Several Haverford Township Fire Companies responded/assisted on the fire, along with Narberth EMS and Haverford PD. The fire was placed under control within an hour.
This past weekend we laid to rest our President, John J. Stretch III. The amount of people that showed up to wish John farewell was amazing. It reinforces how great of a man he was and that he positively impacted so many lives. We were truly honored to have had John serve our community through our organization. Rest In Peace dear friend. We will take it from here.
The Funeral arrangements for President Stretch are as follows:
Viewing this Friday, February 28, 2020 from 5 pm to 8 pm and Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 9 am to 10:30 am at his Funeral Home 236 East Eagle Rd. Havertown, Pa. 19083
Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 am at St. Denis Church 2401 St. Denis Lane Havertown, Pa. 19083.
The interment will take place in St. Denis Cemetery.
The Oakmont Fire Company regrets to announce the death of Fire Company President John J. Stretch III. President Stretch served our organization tirelessly for over fifty years, most recently serving as our President, since 1999. He was a champion of our cause and made sure that everyone he ran into knew that we were a 100% volunteer organization and how proud he was to lead us. President Stretch himself dedicated countless hours ensuring the Fire Company always had what we needed to effectively serve our community. Our organization, and all of Havertown, lost a great man today and he will be forever missed. Funeral arrangements will be posted as they become available.
We have just gotten word that Santa will be arriving at noon next Sunday the 15th to visit all the children of our first due coverage area. Keep an ear out for the sirens. See you then!
Please join us for our annual 4th of July parade and celebration!
Thursday, July 4th
Parade starts at 11 am, registration starts at 10:30, both at the firehouse.
Races and food will follow at the conclusion of the parade at Grasslyn Park.
Here are a few photos from Life Member Ronald O’Connor’s funeral procession this past week. Rest In Peace.
The members of the Oakmont Fire Company regret to announce the passing of Life member Ronald O’Connor. More information to follow.
Our old engine and ladder have made it to their new home at West Cape May Fire Company. West Cape May purchased both pieces of apparatus from the Township and a few of our members, along with a township representative, delivered the trucks this morning. We wish West Cape May luck with our old trucks and are sure they will serve you well for years to come. We will be sure to come by to visit as we make it down the shore this summer!