Date: 2/28/08

Date: 2/28/08 This evening the fire crew and several surrounding fire company officials came to the station to celebrate the “changing of the guard.” After 20 years as fire chief William G. Hatton stepped down. His successor Robert J. “Mags” McGoldrick was appointed by the board of directors. It will be tough to fill Bill’s…

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Date: 2/28/08 Shortly after 10 am the call was recieved for Engine 11 to cover up at Radnor FC. Radnor and several surrounding companies were busy fighting a stubborn house fire in Radnor Township. The engine covered Radnor’s local along with Ladder 25 (Merion of Ardmore) and Ambulance 4 (Malvern FC). The engine crew assisted…

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Date: 2/27/08 A few members left or will be leaving shortly, for basic training in several different branches of the military. Patrick Kelly, son of Michael Kelly (life member and board of director) left for ARMY training at Fort Benning Georgia. Kevin Sweeney will be leaving shortly for Air Force training. John Millison will also…

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Date: 2/25/08

Date: 2/25/08 Tonight ended 6 hour refresher class in Hazardous Materials Operations. Our skills were enhanced, in part, by the addition of the “Level B” SWAT teams from Haverford Township, Upper Darby Township and Upper Chichester Township Police Departments. They are all part of a five county Anti-terrorism response team. If there were a large…

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Date: 2/2/08

Date: 2/2/08 Just after 5:30 pm Company 1 (Oakmont) and Engine 3 (Brookline) were dispatched to the 2400 blk of Whitby Road for a fire in the bathroom. Assistant Chief Sava arrived on scene with a light smoke condition on the 2nd floor. Deputy McGoldrick also arrived and noted heavy smoke coming from around the…

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Date:2/1/08

Date: 2/1/08 Just before 9 am Company 1 (Oakmont) and Engine 3 (Brookline) were dispatched to the 800 Blk of Railroad Avenue for a fire on the second floor. On the arrival of Deputy Chief McGoldrick, it was determined to be a working fire. Engine 11lead off with an 1 3/4″ attack line and made…

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