East Brandywine Fire Company
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East Brandywine Fire Company Improves Operational Readiness
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By East Brandywine Fire Company
December 24, 2017

On Friday December 23rd East Brandywine Fire Company took the final step to improve its operational readiness and service delivery to the Community.

The Officers and Members of the Company are pleased to announce that after a year of planning, research, and design an order has been placed for a new Pierce Engine and Ladder truck.

The trucks are slated for a delivery in late 2018 and will be placed in service in 2019.

Chief John Edwards said “I am incredibly proud of not only the members of the Apparatus Committee but also the Company as a whole, this exciting opportunity was only able to be realized after years of hard work”. Edwards added “as an Organization we had a strategic vision and worked collaboratively with the Municipalities and the Community to achieve it”.

Over the course of the last year a ten-person committee designed and developed the specifications for the trucks after a comprehensive evaluation of our first run district and reviewing countless apparatus.

Committee Co-Chair Bob Zynn said, “there are a lot of outstanding trucks operating in the Region, our goal was to partner with those Companies and incorporate key design features they found successful”.

Those Departments and Companies included:

Engine Review

Harrisburg Fire Department - Wagon 4
Chester Fire Department - Engine 82
Longwood Fire Company - Engine 25-1
Lionville Fire Company - Engine 47-2
Bart Township Fire Company - Engine 51-2

Ladder Review

Union Fire Company (Oxford) – Ladder 21
West Grove Fire Company – Ladder 22
Oxon Hill Prince George County – Ladder 821
Hatfield Fire Company – Ladder 17

Also special thanks to the Yeadon, Drexel Hill, and Clifton Heights Fire Companies for sharing information with us.

The Apparatus Committee Members included:

Chief Engineer -Bob Zynn
Assistant Chief -Vince D’Amico
Captain – Joe Monestere
Lieutenant – PJ Groff
Training Officer – Chris Keen
Firefighter – Sergio Ora
Chiefs Aide – Kevin Shaffer
Safety Officer – Bruce Anderson
Assistant Chief Engineer – John Needles
Chief – John Edwards

The Apparatus Committee worked tirelessly with Curt Woerth from Glick Fire Equipment during the design process. Curt has proved to be an invaluable partner during this experience.

Also special thanks to our Treasurer Ken Ader and Tracey Charest from VFS who have handled the financial aspect of this purchase.

Over the course of the next few months we will keep you posted on the development of both trucks.

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One of many joint Apparatus Committee meetings
One of many joint Apparatus Committee meetings
These meetings would typically last 4 to 5 hours.  Thank-you to our families for their understanding.
These meetings would typically last 4 to 5 hours. Thank-you to our families for their understanding.
 
Reviewing Seat Options for the new trucks
Reviewing Seat Options for the new trucks
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Photos from some of our visits with Regional partners
Photos from some of our visits with Regional partners
 
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Final review of paperwork prior to signing
Final review of paperwork prior to signing
 
Thank-you Curt for all your hard work!
Thank-you Curt for all your hard work!
Apparatus Committee.  Missing Sergio Ora, John Needles, and Joe Monestere
Apparatus Committee. Missing Sergio Ora, John Needles, and Joe Monestere
 

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