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  • This is good ICE

    In July 2005, the Newtown Square Fire Company shared a concept that had been provided by an English paramedic. During emergencies, police and fire personnel often use a cell phone’s “telephone book” to find the name and phone numbers ...
  • Spring dangers explained

    A collection of several warm days may have sparked the desire to begin spring outdoor yard work.   If that desire includes a trip to the gasoline pumps for fuel for the yard tools, Newtown Square Fire Chief Doug Everlof has offered a seasonal...
  • Severe fire interrupts a calm neighborhood

    The overnight quiet of a neighborhood shared by Newtown and Marple Townships was abruptly disrupted at approximately 1:30 a.m., Saturday morning, March 10.  A fiercely burning residence in the 400 block of Dogwood Lane, Newtown Square, fostered th...
  • Upcoming Holiday safety suggestion

    The Newtown Square Fire Company long ago realized that Special party events could become a cause for potential safety concerns.  The upcoming St. Patrick’s Day with the possibility of a prolonged, Saturday party venue adds to these safety co...
  • Second Chance Club

    The Newtown Square Fire Company continues to have concerns that focus upon safety.  This year, with the Congress-mandated changes in the length of Daylight Savings Time, there is a new reason to pay attention to the changes in the dates of changin...
  • Hybrid cars spawn a new danger

    Newtown Square Fire Company Assistant Chief-EMS Lisa Migliori stressed that many of the lessons learned as a child continue to have importance for adults. She explained, "We were all told of the importance of looking both ways before crossing the...
  • Governor echoes prepared comments from Newtown Square Fire Chief

    In a surprise move as the weekend approached, Governor Edward G. Rendell took time on Friday, February 23 to remind Pennsylvanians to be prepared for another potential winter storm that is forecast to approach the commonwealth. Earlier on Friday Newtow...
  • Seeing better is being safer

    While the daylight is getting longer each day, there is no way to avoid using the headlights.   Chief Doug Everlof asked a question for which he had a season answer.  Newtown Square’s fire chief asked, “Have you noticed you can ...
  • Good sleep promotes good health

    While each day exhibits more daylight, the temptation for hibernation may be tempting. There are many daily activities that aid in thwarting a good nights sleep.  There are tools to help in assuring a good night’s sleep. Newtown Square Fire Com...
  • Dangers of winter

    One of the characteristics of winter is the need to keep warm. This is normally done through the use of the home’s heating system or in some instances, wood-burning stoves. Newtown Square firefighters know two major facts about the average home...
  • New PA Law effects drivers

    A state law that took effect in September 2006 requires Pennsylvania motorists to move over or slow down when they encounter an emergency scene, traffic stop or disabled vehicle....
  • Stabilization explained after evacuation

    One of several questions from an onlooker during the evacuation, treatment and transport of two passengers in an overturned vehicle became an on-scene citizen education.   The question asked what was the function of what the citizen described...
  • When or if winter arrives

    While there have been flirtations with winter weather, some doubt there will be no tradition al winter this year.  The Newtown Square Fire Company’s quest for winter safety continues to feel winter safety reminders cannot be neglected this ...
  • Two occupants evacuated

    The travels of a driver and passenger of a late model car came to an abrupt and violent end on Tuesday, January 9.   Their travels on Malin Road ended with the car being on its roof and the two occupants being transferred by helicopter to tra...
  • Child Safety Suggestions

    It is a known fact the children need the guidance and assistance of adults.  One simple form of this influence deals with safety. The Newtown Square Fire Company urges all adults that provide transportation to young passengers to become special s...
  • Safe floor installed

    The Newtown Square Fire Company proved that proper planning is the first step for success. This philosophy was demonstrated as the November 7 election day approached. Influenced by accumulation of the necessary funding and the work schedule of contract...
  • Walking safely is healthy

    With temperatures somewhat warmer than the traditional autumn temperatures, there are still impressive numbers of exercising walkers. This observation has prompted Newtown Square Fire Company Assistant Chief –EMS Lisa Migliori to remind walkers o...
  • Short cuts are dangerous

    Follow a recent emergency dispatch, Newtown Square Fire Chief Doug Everlof reminded residents of the dangers of taking short cuts. This message was prompted by an observation made by a local fire company member during the response to the local fire sta...
  • Post Halloween suggestions

    With the rush of Halloween a fading memory, Newtown Square Assistant Chief-EMS Lisa Migliori has offered a suggestion to families that still have a collection of sweet treats. Migliori volunteered, “The body, both young and mature, really do not ...