New Engineers
Date: 08.29.2019

Congratulations to Christine Neely and Brian Conboy who were both appointed Engineers last night.  Chrissy and Brian have worked over the past year to train and operate Ladder 21.  Last night they were qualified to drive the truck in addition to our engine and rescue.  


 

1996 Pierce Lance 105’ Aerial for Sale
Date: 05.12.2019

Four door enclosed cab with seating for 10 (9 SCBA seats). The truck is powered by a Detroit Diesel Series 60 470 HP and Allison Automatic Transmission. Waterous CMU 1500 GPM 2 Stage pump tested in February 2019.  300 gallon poly water tank.  Hose bed carries 1000’ of 5” hose.  Four pre-connected hand lines: Three 200’ 1 ¾” cross lays and a 150’ 1 ¾” front bumper line.  Pierce 105′ Rear Mount Steel Ladder was tested and certified in September 2018.  The ladder has a waterway with remote control nozzle and intercom system and is pinnable to the third and fourth fly sections. Kohler 10 Kw diesel generator with two cord reels.  Full ground ladder compliment and pike poles are located in the rear of the truck. Full warning light package, federal Q2B, electronic siren and dual air horns.  Vehicle is well maintained, clean and in good shape.

Vehicle Length:  41′ 11″                             As of May 2019:  23,164 miles

Vehicle Height: 11′ 2′                                                        915 aerial hours

Wheelbase: 260″                                                              432 pump hours

GVWR 69,500lbs                                                       507 generator hours

Available August 2019

Asking $175,000

 Contact Chief Ted Schmid via email at ted.schmid@pennwynnefire.org or call the station at 610-642-9688 and leave a message.


Ladder 21
 

In Memoriam
Date: 03.10.2019

The Penn Wynne-Overbrook Hills Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of retired firefighter Robert Klimas.  Bob served our company and the community for many years and we are grateful for his friendship and dedication.  Rest in peace Bob.



 

Company Officers Elected
Date: 01.15.2019

Tonight the annual meeting of the fire company was held.  Afterwards, the normal monthly meeting of the board took place.  The following company officers for 2019 were elected:

President - Brad Remick

Vice President - Kevin Steele

Secretary - Leslie Greenfield

Treasurer - Robert Kaercher

The company thanks David Gray for his 32 years as company secretary and looks forward to having him remain on the board.


 

Fund Drive in Full Swing
Date: 01.15.2019

Recognize this letter? We hope so! Our 2018-2019 fund drive is in full swing and we need your support. Please consider donating and help increase the fund drive contribution percentage. We are here for you. Please be there for us. We thank you in advance for your consideration.



 

Line Officers Elected
Date: 01.02.2019

Tonight we elected line officers at our monthly active brigade meeting.  David Watrous was re-elected to serve a two year term as Deputy Chief.  Christopher Feder was re-elected to serve a two year term as Assistant Chief.


 

Building Assignment
Date: 11.28.2018

Just after 3 pm today, the building assignment went out for a house on Greenhill Lane.  Contractors were reported on scene with the house filling up with smoke.  Engine 21 arrived to find light to medium smoke in the home with contractors installing a driveway patch.  The contractors accidentally set part of the garage framing on fire while sealing the patch with a torch.  The smoldering wood was extinguished and the incident was brought under control quickly.

Units on scene:

Engine and Ladder 21

Engine and Ladder 26

Engine 25

Ladder 28

Lower Merion 5 and FM 34-3

LMPD

Photo credit: Chief Tom Hayden, Merion Fire Co of Ardmore





 

Annual Halloween Party
Date: 10.30.2018

Join us for our annual community Halloween Party on October 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm.  Lots of fun for kids with the Give and Take Jugglers.  Come in costume.  We'll be giving out a few prizes.  Treats for all children.



 

In Remembrance
Date: 10.30.2018

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the line of duty death of Harold Beck.  Harold passed fighting the Kiddie City fire on Greenfield Ave. in Ardmore on October 30, 1988.  We fondly remember Harold and his contributions to the company and community.



 

Annual Fire Prevention Open House
Date: 10.01.2018

Join us for a night of family fun.  Come meet your local firefighters and see demonstrations on fire safety and rescue operations.

October 10, 2018 from 7:00 to 9:00 PM



 


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