Company 5 and mutual aid were dispatched shortly after 0545 this morning to the 400 Block of Custer Ave in Glenolden Borough for a reported living room fire. Tower 5 arrived with heavy fire showing from a 2 1/2 story twin. Crews placed multiple 1 3/4 lines in service as the First Due Engine while […]
The Fire truck is finally in the building! This 1959, V12, 24 spark plug, dual distributor, twin carburetors Seagrave is beautiful! This unit still has the original hand painted logos from the Glenolden Fire Department in Pennsylvania. We plan to continue to tinker on this beautiful machine as we continue to work on the […]
Tower 5 assisted Folcroft Fire Co. Station 1 as the First Due Truck this afternoon for 2 autos well off with exposure to a building. Crews checked for extension.
Engine 5 assisted Sharon Hill Fire Company – Station 9 on a vehicle fire this afternoon. Crews had 2 cars on fire.
Tower 5 & Engine 5 along with mutual aid cleared a short time ago from this working fire in the 600 block of Willow Way in Glenolden Borough. Tower 5 arrived to find smoke showing, placing a line in service. Crews from T5 & E4 (Darby) found fire in the kitchen area, making a quick […]
Tower 5 was dispatched to the City of Chester last evening to assist City of Chester Bureau of Fire Crews set up on side C, putting Tower 5’s master stream in service. Tower 5 operated for roughly 3 hours before clearing. Engine 5 remained in town, staffed, handling 1 additional emergency.
Congratulations to 3 of our own, for the successful completion of the Pennsylvania Fire 1 program! Dylan Hiddeman Alex Lender Sean Righter These 3 will now move on to practice & testing for their Pro-Board National Firefighter 1 certification. Congratulations!
Engine 5 and Norwood EMS, alongside Rescue 1 just cleared from a residential rescue in Glenolden Borough. Engine 5 arrived at a tree uprooted onto a residence. All residents safely exited the home. Crews remained on location for a short time before clearing. Reminder, do not drive through flooded roadways you may encounter during your […]
Tower & Engine 5 just cleared a short time ago from 2 back to back runs. Tower 5 responded to a Building Fire in Folcroft Boro. Shortly from clearing, Tower and Engine 5 responded to Sharon Hill for an Industrial Rescue at a playground.
The Glenolden Fire Company is excited to announce in partnership with the Borough of Glenolden, the purchase of a new Tower fire truck! This agreement will allow the Fire Company to replace our aging existing Tower, which has served our Borough well for many years and is at the end of its life cycle. We […]