East Brandywine Fire Company
East Brandywine Fire Company

2017 Incidents
Fire Medical Total
Jan 26 41 67
Feb 32 31 63
Mar 36 42 78
Apr 26 35 61
May
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Jul
Aug
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Oct
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Dec
Total 120 149 269

Past Incidents
Fire Medical Total
2016 356 402 758
2015 373 376 749
2014 426 430 856
2013 366 451 817
2012 380 431 811
2011 362 445 807
2010 300 422 722
2009 262 426 688
2008 327 448 775
2007 322 469 791
2006 333 465 798

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EBFC assist Station 76

East Brandywine Fire Company, May 26

On Thursday evening May 25th Ladder 49 with a crew of four went to the Coatesville Veterans Affair Medical Center to assist Station 76 with a special detail. The Center needed to use our aerial device for some property maintenance.

It was our pleasure to assist the Federal Facility with therequest as we feel it is a way for us to give back to our veterans. Our Company currently has two active ... (Full Story & Photos)

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T3 Training: Rural Water Supply

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 25

On Wednesday evening May 24th, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers participated in their weekly training session. The focus of this weeks training session was rural water supply.

Over the course of two and a half hours Assistant Chief Engineer John Needles walked the group through the porta-tank operations as well as establishing a fill site. Needles said "both of these functions are critical ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Successful Outcomes But Sad Commentary

East Brandywine Fire Company, May 24

As most of us are aware the opioid epidemic sweeping our nation is killing loved ones and destroying families.

Unfortunately our EMS personnel have experienced a marked increase in the number of overdoses they respond to monthly.

Within the last week alone our EMS providers responded to 5 overdoses. Two involved young men in there twenties who were in respiratory arrest upon arrival of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

This dose of Narcan is an additional dose place on the QRS Unit just for Fire / EMS / Police Personnel
This dose of Narcan is an additional dose place on the QRS Unit just for Fire / EMS / Police Personnel

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Wet Conditions Result in Accident on Bondsville Road

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 22

On Monday May 22nd, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers responded to an auto accident in the area of 2093 Bondsville Road.

While en-route Chester County Emergency Radio alerted responding personnel that they had reports of one vehicle on its side and one patient with a possible head injury.

Upon arrival the report was confirmed and one patient received medical attention. The roadway remained ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Apparatus Design Committee Travels to Harrisburg

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 21

Over the course of the last several months East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers have started the process of developing specifications for a new Engine and Ladder.

The goal is to have both apparatus placed into service in 2019, at which time Engine 49-1 would be fifteen years old and Ladder 49 twenty-one years old.

In order to accomplish this goal a committee was formed to design apparatus ... (Full Story & Photos)

Our Team with State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay
Our Team with State Fire Commissioner Tim Solobay

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Congratulations to our Newest NREMT's

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 20

Congratulations to our 3 newest Nationally Registered Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT)! We cannot be more proud of Tristan Gledhill, Aidan Peat, and Nate Mucha on their accomplishment.

These young men committed over 200 hours of their personnel time to achieve this certification and serve their Community.

What is even more impressive is all three recently assisted with resuscitating both ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CPR Save Patient Drops By to Say "Thank-you"

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 13

East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers received a very special surprise visit Thursday evening May 11th.

Thomas and Denise Kefford dropped by in order to say “thank-you” to our team.

On April 17th around 7pm Tom unexpectedly experienced a sudden cardiac arrest. Tom’s family immediately started CPR, and upon arrival of Police and First Responders he was shocked 3 times with an AED. Tom’s heart rhythm ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tom and Denise are both in brown in the middle of the picture
Tom and Denise are both in brown in the middle of the picture

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Rescuing a 180lb victim from the second floor
Rescuing a 180lb victim from the second floor

T3 Training: Water Supply and Fire Suppression

East Brandywine Fire Company , May 11

On Wednesday evening May 10th East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers participated in their continued series on water supply operations.

According to Assistant Chief Engineer John Needles "our goal this evening was to familiarize participants with dry hydrants and ensure everyone was comfortable with water supply operations when utilizing this type of water source".

Following the drafting scenario, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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