Life Member Ralph Smart Passes Away- Dec. 5

The Officers and Members of the Glenolden Fire Company regret to announce the passing of Life Member Ralph Smart. Ralph was a 67 year member of the Glenolden Fire Co, serving in his past many positions including Fire Chief. We ask you keep the Smart family in your prayers

Engine 5 Stands as Second Due Engine in Folcroft Fire

Engine 5 stood by as the Second Due Engine this morning assisting Company 1 on a reported building fire. Crews found a small fire upon arrival. This was 1 of 3 calls handled so far today. Just before 10 this morning Companies were dispatched to the 1800 block of Delmar drive for the commercial building […]

Fire in Colwyn Borough Cleared After 3 Hours

Engine 5 operated on the 2nd alarm this morning in Colwyn Borough shortly after 9am assisting Darby Fire Co. # 1 Station 4 on a house fire. E5 was tasked with operating in the exposure, locating fire and opening up alongside crews. Crews operated for roughly 3 hours before returning back to Glenolden.

Bridge Fire Requires All Hands on Deck

Engine & Utility 5 cleared a short time ago from this bridge fire in between Folcroft & Sharon Hill boroughs. Amtrak and Septa are on location assessing, alongside Folcroft Fire Co. Station 01 and Sharon Hill Fire Company – Station 9

Glenolden Fire Company Receives Grant

The Officers and Members of the Glenolden Fire Company would like to thank the Borough of Glenolden for a grant of $5000 awarded to us this evening. This grant will help us with the renovations for our brand new gym, which was recently installed. We are grateful and appreciative of the support from our Borough […]

Glenolden Fire Co. Acts As First Due Truck in Norwood Fire

Tower 5 operated as the First Due Truck this morning on a Working Fire with Entrapment in Norwood Borough. Norwood Chief 2 arrived at a 3 Story MOD, with Heavy Fire showing. Tower 5 alongside Ladder 48 arrived, starting searches and putting an 1 3/4 in service. Snozzle 8 secured T5 water supply. Tower 5 […]

Warehouse Fire Requires All the Help It Can Get

Tower 5 assisted @chesterfirefighters  last evening on a 3rd Alarm warehouse fire shortly after 7pm last evening. Tower 5 operated for multiple hours utilizing both deck guns. Crews cleared shortly before 1am Engine 5 remained staffed back in-town for any additional emergencies.

Accident With Injuries and Fire Addressed Late Last Night

Last evening before 2200, Engine 5 operated in front of Station 5 for an Accident with Injuries & Fire. Engine 5 arrived at a vehicle fire well involved with all occupants out. Squad 1 assisted and stretched a backup line. Crews operated for roughly an hour before clearing. The accident is currently under investigation by […]

South Scott Ave. Fire Cleared

Company 5 and surrounding companies operated on the 300 Block of S. Scott Ave this evening on a Building Fire. Tower 5 arrived to smoke showing. Crews located an oven fire contained to the oven and put it under control with a dry chem extinguisher. Crews operated for roughly 45 mins before clearing. Tower & […]

Glenolden Police Department and Glenolden Fire Company Awared Unit Citations

This past Tuesday at the monthly Glenolden Borough council meeting, Glenolden Fire Company and Glenolden Police Department were recognized and awarded Unit Citations for the rescues of Glenolden residents. On February 25th, Company 5 and surrounding mutual aid alongside police were dispatched to a Building Fire with Entrapment – Box Alarm 145. Tower 5 alongside […]