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  • Act promptly and wisely

    From time to time, there will be news-making stories telling of an explosion or fire that demolished a home or business.  The seriousness of this news takes on a new impact when there is the added impact from a death.  While events of this nature do not...
  • Brookside Fire

    An early Wednesday morning fire became an unusual collection of events and activities.   During this October 28 activity, the type of discovery of a potential problem and the resulting dispatch to Newtown Square firefighter became an anxious mystery.Fir...
  • Do it now

    When shopping for either normal home items or to possibly replenish some of the already consumed Halloween candy, there is one very important addition to the seasonal shopping list. The Newtown Square Fire Company reminds residents and businesses that the...
  • An alternative costume concept with safety

    For some parents, the calendar has produced a shocking surprise. For others, an alternate Halloween concept may be a welcomed answer to economic stresses.  The answer for time and finance conditions is not a rush to costume store. The Newtown Square Fire...
  • Halloween is a dangerous time for pets

    Firefighters have had a long and happy personal and organizational bonding with dogs and other pets.  This is a time of the year that the total volunteer crew compliment of the Newtown Square Fire Company has special concerns about pet safety.  This fea...
  • Halloween Safety continues

    As Halloween approaches each year, there appears to be an increasing competition in costuming.  In addressing the safety of this seasonal event, Newtown Square Fire Company’s EMS Advisor Lisa Migliori stressed, “Far too often, the most important part...
  • Massive recall because of fire danger

    Rarely does the Newtown Square Fire Company become a participant in recall programs, but the large number of years included in the recall period and the impressive 4.5 million vehicles initially captured the attention of the local firefighters. Add to thi...
  • Child Steps

    The highly lauded Newtown Square Fire Company Fire Prevention program provided to organizations and schools continues to increase.  What was once only a weeklong set of programs that were staged during the National Fire Prevention Week has grown to m...
  • Auxillary activities

    Many people only view the Newtown Square Company as a group of  shiny red fire trucks and firefighters in protective firefighting gear.   More and more residents are learning that there is a strong, supporting group of members of this volun...
  • Busy day

    Wednesday is often called “hump” day because of its mid week placement.  For the Newtown Square Fire Company, Wednesday, October 7 was a “peak” day of the week.  A morning drive time alarm sent fire apparatus to the High ...
  • Early Halloween safety suggestions

    One of the safety elements of the upcoming Halloween activities is being seen in a special costume. The Newtown Square Fire Company stresses the true benefit from a properly selected costume is “being seen.”   As the local volunteer ...
  • Fire Prevention Week 2009

    Newtown Square Fire Company Urges Newtown Square Residentsto “Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned.”  Newtown Square, October 5, 2009 — Once a child touches a hot stove, as the cliché goes—he learns his lesson, ...
  • Practive yard safety now

    Smart safety messages are not just seasonal.   Early in the spring gardening cycle, the Newtown Square Fire Company reminded yard workers of the safety practice to walk the yard before the first mowing.   That message, thanks to the we...
  • Concerns about early leaf collections

    The weather patterns during 2009 have influenced back yard home projects, modified vacation plans, and played havoc with traditional seasonal events.   One of the seasonal changes is the apparent early browning and falling of leaves.  &ldqu...
  • Increasing careless disposal

    Newtown Square Fire Chief Doug Everlof recently posed a challenging question when he said, “How would you handle a dangerous, potentially killer explosive?” This question was asked following a sighting of an increasingly common sigh -- a disca...
  • Busy Tuesday continues after first call of the day

    In a continuation of Tuesday morning activities that began with a morning, drive time multiple car accident on August 25, the Newtown Square Fire Company was sent to the Culbertson Elementary School in the 3500 block of Goshen Road at 2:01 p.m. for a fire...
  • Early Tuesday morning call

    Early morning events on Tuesday, August 25 set the pace for the remainder of the day for the Newtown Square Fire Company.  The first of five dispatches was received at 6:39 a.m. when the local volunteer firefighters were joined by the Newtown Townshi...
  • Serious blaze consumes part of local home

    Early on Sunday morning, August 16, a Newtown Square family arrived home from working late and not long afterward, their lives and those of area firefighters experienced a stressful series of events.  This family, relatively new neighbors living in a...
  • Surprise visit to Camp Garrett

    Mid-August has been a reserved time for Garrett Williamson Foundation camp administrators and staff and the area emergency service providers as a time or a special surprise.  As has become a tradition, Newtown Township patrolman Todd Welch arranged f...
  • Trees and wires

    One of the products of California wildfires was the concept of removing all of the potentially combustible growth from the vicinity of structures.  In a seemingly unconnected form of avoiding problems is the seemingly over-ambitious pruning of large ...