Mourning the loss of Walter Poole

It is with deep regret that the Oakmont Fire Company announces the passing of past Assistant Chief Walter K. Poole. Wally, as he was known to all, joined the company in February 1960 and has been active ever since. He was a past Assistant Chief and a Life Member of the fire company. Wally will…

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Worthwhile benefit upcoming

The Delco Fallen Firefighters/EMS Memorial Committee (www.delcolodd.com), in conjunction with the Delco Fallen Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation, will be hosting a “buffet and beer” on Sunday, May 31st, 2009 beginning at 2:00 pm at the Springfield Country Club. All that attend will be entered into a raffle for up to $3,000.00. The proceeds from the benefit will…

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Early awakening

Early Monday morning at 0230 hours Company 38 and Engine Co. 35 were dispatched to the 600 Blk of Lorraine Street for a building fire. 38-9 went responding and inquired about further information. Fireboard advised 38-9 of “one call reporting their house is on fire.” Shortly thereafter Fireboard came back to advise 38-9 of the…

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A new era is underway!

On Saturday, April 11th, 2009 we made the much anticipated move into our new building. The short, but bittersweet, ceremony consisted of speeches from Chief McGoldrick, Board President Stretch, Father Gallagher (St. Denis Church) and the owner of Cassaccio Architects, Lee Cassacchio followed by three ribbon cuttings. The larger part of the ceremony was the apparatus backing…

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