East Brandywine Fire Company
East Brandywine Fire Company

2015 Incidents
Fire QRS
Jan 36 39
Feb 27 31
Mar 0 0
Apr 0 0
May 0 0
Jun 0 0
Jul 0 0
Aug 0 0
Sep 0 0
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 63 70

2015 Major Incidents
Working Fires 7
Accidents w/ Entrapment 6

Past Incidents
Fire QRS
2014 426 430
2013 366 451
2012 380 431
2011 362 445
2010 300 422
2009 262 426
2008 327 448
2007 322 469
2006 333 465

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National Weather Service Alerts for Chester County, PA
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T3 Training - Hazmat Operations Completed

East Brandywine Fire Company, April 23

On Wednesday evening April 23rd, 18 East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers sat for the National Pro Board Certification written examination for Hazardous Materials Operations.

This written test was the culmination of 2 months of training on both Hazardous Materials Awareness, and Operations. The course was facilitated by Bucks County Community College.

Fire Chief John Edwards said "I cannot ... (Full Story & Photos)

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ATV 49 - Assists on Woods Fire / Company Responds to Agricultural Rescue

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 20

On Sunday April 19th, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers assisted the Westwood Fire Company with a woods fire in the area of Glencrest Road.

Utility 49, ATV 49, and Assistant Chief 49 made the response with a crew of 8, to assist with bringing the fire under control. Crews operated for nearly 4 hours on-scene.

Shortly after their return to the Station, the Company was dispatched for an agricultural ... (Full Story & Photos)

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T3 Training - Trauma Grand Rounds

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 19

On Wednesday evening April 15th East Brandywine Fire Company partnered with the Paoli Trauma Center for a Trauma Grand Rounds. Dr. Kris Kaulback, Trauma Program Medical Director facilitated the lecture.

Over the course of two hours Dr. Kaulback reviewed several case reviews, in addition to emerging trauma trends. Dr. Kaulback was both engaging and informative.

The Officers and Members of the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Cardiac Arrest Save Visits The Station

East Brandywine Fire Company, April 13

On Wednesday evening April 8th, Kenneth Middleton came to thank the crew that responded when he was found in cardiac arrest.

His wife promptly called 911 and began CPR efforts. Engine 49-1, QRS 49, and East Brandywine Police Department personnel all responded to the scene. They continued resuscitative efforts and quickly transported him to the hospital upon the arrival of Minquas Ambulance.

He ... (Full Story & Photos)

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911 Now Includes Texting Services

East Brandywine Fire Company, April 08

The Chester County Board of Commissioners and the Chester County Department of Emergency Services, launched Text-to-9-1-1 services. Text-to-9-1-1 is a service for emergency situations when calling 9-1-1 is not possible. AT&T, Sprint and Verizon customers have the service available to them now; T-Mobile and MetroPCS customers will have the services in the very near future.

Text-to-9-1-1 service provides ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Route 322 Accident with Entrapment

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 02

On Thursday April 2nd East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers responded to an auto-accident on Route 322 in the area of Corner Ketch Road. Once Deputy 49 responded Chester County Fire Radio indicated that they were getting updated information that suggested there was entrapment.

Deputy 49 arrived on-scene and confirmed a vehicle overturned with one person trapped. Personnel from Engine 49-1 proceeded ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Driver Operator Testing on Ladder 49 and Engine 49-1

East Brandywine Fire Company , March 31

The Officers and Members of the East Brandywine Fire Company would like to congratulate Assistant Chief Vince D'Amico and FF / EMT Dane Edwards for successfully passing their Internal Driver Operator tests.

Assistant Chief D'Amico tested on Ladder 49 while FF / EMT Edwards tested on Engine 49-1.

In order to be considered for testing a candidate must being in procession of a valid Commercial ... (Full Story & Photos)

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East Brandywine Secures Grant to Improve Communication

East Brandywine Fire Company , March 30

The East Brandywine Fire Company is pleased to announce that we have received a $10,000 grant in order to help defer the costs of purchasing portable radios.

Take1 Insurance is partnering with Fireman's Fund Insurance Company to donate $10,000 to the East Brandywine Fire Company to fund new handheld radios.

The new handheld radios will enable emergency responders to better communicate with each ... (Full Story & Photos)

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