The Garden City Fire Co. No.1 incorporated in 1944, provides fire protection for Nether Providence Township, Rose Valley Borough and it’s surrounding communities. Our company along with our sister company South Media Fire Co. No.1 comprise the Nether Providence Township Fire Department of Delaware County, Pennsylvania.


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INSTALLATION OF OFFICER'S FOR 2014
   
Wednesday, January 8, 2014 
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Tonight the Garden City Fire Company #1 held its annual installation of Officer’s for the New Year 2014. The purpose of the evening is to officially swear in the newly elected and the re-elected officers for the upcoming year. Prior to the start of the ceremony, Company President Lou Didomenico expressed his gratitude for the dedication and hard work displayed by the officers and members of the department throughout the previous year. He also noted that the residence of Nether Providence Township, are very fortunate to have you serve them. This year our Master of Ceremonies for the evening’s installation was Joseph ”Brother Joe” Delia. Joe is a 50 year life member and has serves in many capacitates throughout his years including Asst. Fire Chief. The evening concluded with Dinner & refreshments for everyone in attendance to enjoy. Good Luck to all in 2014.

 
COMPANY OFFICER'S 2014
   
Friday, January 3, 2014 
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On Wednesday, December 18, 2013 the Garden City Fire Company held their annual company elections in which the following members were elected into office. The "2014" elected and appointed officers will respectively take their positions effective January 8, 2014 after the annual installation of officer’s ceremony hosted at the firehouse President – Louis Didomenico   Vice President – George Moore Jr.   Financial Secretary – Robert Sammel  Recording Secretary – Holly Florio   Treasurer – Joseph McCauley Sr.   Fire Chief – Joseph Lombardo Jr.   Deputy Chief – Patrick O’Rourke Sr.   Asst. Chief – Brent Hopkins   Battalion Chief – George Moore 3rd     1st  Captain – Joseph McCauley Jr.     2nd  Captain – Wayne Kuehler      3rd  Captain – Richard Bailey   1st  Lieutenant – William Chism     2nd  Lieutenant – Alex Fischer   Engineer – TBA    Engineer- TBA   Board of Trustees Jake Hamilton – Chairman   Mike McCall   Will Smith   Mike Bailey Sr. and  Tom Artingstall


 
HAPPY NEW YEAR
   
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 
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Happy New Year from the officer's and members of the Garden City Fire Company # 1

 
HOLIDAY FLOAT IS READY TO HIT THE STREETS
Thursday, December 12, 2013 
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The annual holiday float is has been completed with all its trimmings and ready to hit the streets this weekend. See Below for a list of the float route

SATURDAY -  MORNING/AFTERNOON 10:30 TO 15:00 COPPLES LN, CALLENDER, BARRY,  PALMERS,  MARLYN, HENRY,  OSBORNE,  OSBORNE, ROSE VALLEY, GOLFVIEW, PALMERS, COUNTRY CLUB,  HAWTHORNE, MORELAND, BRIARWOOD, SYCAMORE, MEADOW, KAREN, MORRIS, SHEFFIELD, GEORGETOWN, MOORE, PUTNAM, WINTERLOCK,  SACKVILLE MILLS,  KINCAID MILLS,  HILLSBORO MILLS, DUNDEE MILLS.

SATURDAY -  EVENING 16:00 TO 21:00 WILTSHIRE, TODMORDEN, FAIRFIELD, LAUREL, GLENDALE, BEAUMONT, SCOTT, COOPER, WILDER, WINDSOR, (NEW) SCOTT, BICKMORE, GEORGETOWN, MORRIS, SHEFFIELD, GEORGETOWN, SCHOOL.

SUNDAY - MORNING/AFTERNOON 11:00 TO 15:00 NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, GEORETOWN, MEADOW, MORRIS, GEORGETOWN, DEVON, WATERFORD, BERKSHIRE,  BLUE HILL, HARVEY, PLEASANT HILL,  MEDBURY, GOVERNORS,  CANTERBURY, CAMERON, LOMBARDY, STANFORD, WESTMINISTER, SHARLOW, MICHAELS, BULLENS, GLEN, OXFORD, CREEKSIDE.

SUNDAY - EVENING  16:00 TO 21:00 ASH, BLAKELY, WILLOW, MEDIA PARKWAY, HARVEY,  WALNUT, CEDAR,  PINE,  BEECH, 1000 BLOCK   BEECH, MAPLE, CHESTNUT PARKWAY, RIDLEY, RYANARD, KANE PARK, HASTINGS.             

 


 
   
   
ALMOST READY !!!!!
Saturday, December 7, 2013 
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The annual holiday float is just about completed with all its trimmings. Santa will be doing his final inspection this Friday night before we hit the streets early Saturday morning. Check back later this week for an updated schedule of the float route. The weather is looking good, hope to see you all this weekend.

 


 
   
   
HAPPY THANSKGIVING
   
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Officer's and Memeber's of the Garden City Fire Comapany.

 


 
ANNUAL HOLIDAY FLOAT IS COMING
Monday, November 25, 2013 
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The Garden City Volunteer Fire Company is pleased to announce that Santa Clause is coming to Nether Providence on Saturday December 14th & Sunday December 15th, touring the streets of the Fire Companies local. The Holiday Float has been a longstanding tradition of Garden City Volunteer Fire Company for the past 60 plus years! Every September the Fire Company's float committee members start the planning portion and the actual construction of the float starts in mid-October (with Santa of course overlooking the project from the North Pole). 

Firefighters will be accompanying the float handing out candy canes to everyone. Santa who has taking time out of his busy schedule will be riding on the float, taking those all important present request.  Come out and enjoy the fun…..This year’s theme will take you back in time with a re-design of the 1945 board game Candyland. The float will consist of a winding, linear track made of  spaces painted in red, green, blue, yellow, orange and purple taking you through places like  Candy Cane Forest and Gum Drop Mountain.  Keep your eye posted to our website for updates and times.

 

 
   
   
Nether Providence Fueled Up and Fired Up Pick 5K Challenge Race
Support our first responders and the fight against breast cancer!

All proceeds from the Fueled Up and Fired Up Pick 5 Challenge will benefit the Nether Providence Township First Responders and the Philadelphia affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
  • T-shirts guaranteed for all pre-registered participants.
  • Prizes and awards for each age group.
  • Fun and games for kids and families.
  • Moon bounce.
  • Fire trucks.
  • Raffle with prizes.
  • Breakfast and lunch for participants and their families.
When: Saturday, October 19, 2013
  • Registration begins: 8:30 a.m.
  • 5K/5-Miler begins: 10:00 a.m.
  • Walk begins: 10:15 a.m.
  • Kids' Race begins: 11:00 a.m.
Where:
  • Registration and packet pickup at the Wallingford Presbyterian Church.
  • Race will start at the Wallingford Train Station.
For more information, or to become a sponsor for this year’s event, please contact Betsy O’Connell at ejwo@wilsonoilandpropane.com or call (610) 909-7905.
To see more, visit us on Facebook and Youtube.
You can also view pictures from You can also view pictures from previous years races in 2012 and 2011.

 
A PICKLE RUN IS COMING YOUR WAY !
   
On Thursday, August 22nd at 6:30 p.m., Nether Providence Township and Run the Day are once again sponsoring an end of Summer Pickle Prediction 5-K run starting at the Garden City Fire House. This is a “color run” so some green and yellow washable corn starch may show up on your street but it can be hosed off or will wash away in the rain.

 Thursday, August 22, 2013
Garden City Firehouse 412 Moore Rd.
Wallingford, Pennsylvania 19086
On-site registration opens at 5:00pm.
Race starts at 6:30pm.
 Late Summer Pickle Run with a post Race BBq and Beer Garden.
5k Prediction Run on a fast flat course 6:30 pm
1 Mile Kids Pickle Run starts at 5:30 pm
Little Dill Pickle Run 5:45 pm
BRING THE FAMILY FOR THE END OF SUMMER BBQ
BEER GARDEN sponsored by Long Trail Brewing Company.
BBQ by the First Responders.  
$8.00 for Kids Pickle, T-shirt, and food ticket
$20.00 for Pickle Run
$30.00 for Pickle Run and BBq
$35.00 for Commemorative Pickle Mug and endless beer garden
T-shirts and sizes guaranteed for all people preregistered by Aug 20th.
For more information email Tim Krueger or call 610-328-3979 .

 
Ladder Cover Up - GreenRidge
Sunday, April 14, 2013 
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At 15:30hrs Ladder 65 was dispatched to cover Station 63 Green Ridge. Company 63 was operating at a stubborn house fire in the Crozer Mills section of the township. Ladder/Utility 65 responded with a staffing of 14 under the direction of Deputy Chief Pat O’Rourke Sr  The Company was in service for approximately 4 ½  hours.

 


 
   
   
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