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  • Taking home meds to school

    Some college-bound students are leaving home for their first long period of time.  These students may need some guidance or help in selecting items to take to school.  Newtown Square Fire Company Ambulance crewmembers have created a short list o...
  • Taking safety on vacation

    As thoughts of autumn begin to occur, there still remains time for summer relaxation and vacations.  Newtown Square Fire Company Chief Doug Everlof reminds potential vacationers that adding safety practices to both the preparation and participation s...
  • Blind driving

    As technology makes advances, drivers find ways to have these leaps in toys and tools become a dangerous combination with driving.   It has been a long-standing warning by the Newtown Square Fire Company that driving while using a normal cellula...
  • Fatal Willistown auto accident summons Station 41

    Fire and EMS personnel often learn that reports relayed from emergency scenes may not always tell the entire story.  This was demonstrated on Saturday evening, July 25.  The approximate 7 p.m. dispatch that alerted Newtown Square Fire Company re...
  • Radiation both in tanning beds and from the sun is dangerous

    In the Victorian era, a pale complexion was a valued, sought-for look.  If a woman was not naturally pale, the discrete use of make up was applied.  Today, as in many social topics, it appears the opposite is true.  Many women and men as we...
  • New funding format available

    In a recent news release the Atlantic City Expressway shared the news that this popular shore road may join the Newtown Square Fire Company in providing funding in some form other than tangible money sources.While the operators of this popular roadway are...
  • 1st Annual NSFC Golf Tournament

     1st Annual Newtown Square Fire CompanyGolf TournamentHole in One – Win $10,000 CashJoin us for Golf & Dinneror Dinner onlyMonday, July 27, 2009Shotgun Start – 1:00 p.m.ScrambleEdgmont Country Club5180 West Chester PikeEdgemont, PA 19...
  • Jim Eidenberg

    It is with deep sympathy that the Newtown Square Fire Company announces the passing of our friend Jim Eidenberg.  For almost 40 years Jim has sold the NSFC Pierce fire apparatus.  For those who knew and worked with Jim, it is truly a huge loss t...
  • IMPORTANT RECALL

    In describing a recent, important product recall by the Consumer Product Safety Commission, Newtown Square Fire Chief Doug Everlof stressed, “It is rare when a Smoke Detector is involved in a national recall.  Because of the know importance of ...
  • Welcome-surprise gift received

    An important part of a family heritage was shared by former Newtown Square resident Charles Sonier when he was joined by his grandson Tyler Sonier in a special presentation at the Newtown Square Fire Company.  As Mr. Sonier did in each of the many fa...
  • Unique training provided in Newtown Square

    Anyone driving east on West Chester Pike and going into the heart of Newtown Square will find a long-standing landmark missing.   The former home of Newtown Square’s Taylor Rental Center in the 3900 block of West Chester Pike has been demo...
  • Keeping Smoke Detectors detecting

    For many families, June and early July have a special meaning. This is the time that many people set aside for the seasonal event called Spring Housecleaning.  Even if not a dedicated event in a family’s activities, the Newtown Square Fire Comp...
  • Save your body parts

    Independence Day is a day with many traditions.  One of the items found on this list is not a favorite of the Newtown Square Fire Company.  Fireworks when used by amateurs are an invitation to a collection of dangers.  Hands and eyes have b...
  • West Nile dangers

    The old saying of “April Showers Bring May Flowers” has been altered this spring.  April showers brought May showers and then even more rain in June.  One result of all of this spring rain is an increased danger for West Nile Virus.&...
  • NOW is a time for Carbon Monoxide

    Far too many people couple carbon monoxide danger with cool, heating weather.  The review of recent Newtown Square Fire Company dispatches validates a truth known by fire fighters.   Carbon monoxide, a product of any form of combustion, can...
  • Training funding

    It is no secret that training is a very important element in providing emergency services.  Another truth in this activity stresses that not all activities of a Fire Company are a focus on extinguishing fires.  The increasing number of vehicles ...
  • Dangerous yard wear

    For many, a great deal of time can be invested in style and the type of apparel that is worn.  Making the right fashion statement at the right time has become an important part of life for many. A recent observation by a Newtown Square Fire Company m...
  • Giving children a chance

    When the television news and the print media tell of the serious injuries sustained in a vehicle accident, there is empathy.  When the local media recently shared the story about an accident in the Frankford neighborhood of Philadelphia, emotions bri...
  • Special training time of the year

    Darkness is one of the worst enemies of the fire service.   Not only does the lack of daylight hamper fire ground activities, it has a similar impact upon training.   The seasonally extended light levels explains the increased amount o...
  • Take safety on vacation

    Vacations are planned to be a time of fun and relaxation.   As one Newtown Square Fire Company member reported, relaxation of some common sense rules of safety can ruin the fun of a vacation....