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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ONE TRAPPED ON PLUSH MILL ROAD
Friday, March 20, 2015 
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Just after 1000 hours the township companies were dispatched to the 500 block of Plush Mill Road for a one vehicle accident reported to be on its roof. Engine 65-2 (Hopkins) made the response with 5 personnel. While enroute, Fire board advised that there was now a report of entrapment. 65-2 arrived on scene to find a one car on its roof with the driver trapped. The crew went to work stabilizing the vehicle and a hand line was stretched. Rescue 51 arrived and removed the drivers side doors and the patient was extricated. Crews operated on scene for 30 minutes.


 
   
   
2ND ALARM IN CHESTER
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 
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Just prior to clearing the accident with entrapment on the blue route, Chester City was dispatched for a house fire with people reported trapped and jumping from the second floor. Chester 11 arrived on scene and confirmed the report and struck the 2nd alarm. 65-1 made the response from the accident while the crew in the station responded the ladder. The crew from 65-1 arrived and was ordered to pull a backup line and check the exposure. All occupants were removed by CFD and one person was transported to the hospital. 65-2 also made the response after being released from the accident scene. Crews remained on scene for 2 hours.


 
   
   
ACCIDENT WITH ENTRAPMENT
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 
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Just before 1900 hrs Garden City was dispatched to assist station 67 with an accident with entrapment on the on ramp to the blue route. Rescue 67 arrived on scene to find a tree truck on its side with one person trapped. 65-2 (Moore III) arrived and split into two crews. One crew stood by with a handline and the second crew assisted with extricating the patient. Crews from 67 and 65 removed the front windshield and the patient was assisted out. Units cleared the scene in under an hour


 
   
   
Passing of a Friend
   
Monday, March 16, 2015 
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The Officer's and member's of the Garden City Fire Company would like to extend our deepest condelences to the memebership of the South Media Fire Company on the passing of Earle Grant. Our thoughts and prayers are with you..


 
CADETS AND JUNIORS KEEP BUSY WITH BASIC TRAINING PROGRAM
Thursday, March 12, 2015 
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Battalion Chief Wayne Kuehler has been keeping the cadets and juniors busy this month with the basic training program. This week, cadets and juniors focused on hose line advancement. They deployed a hand line and had to maneuver it throughout the engine room while overcoming different obstacles. After that was done, they went through SCBA parts and operation as well as donning and doffing. Good work to all who participated.

 
   
   
FIRST DUE HOUSE FIRE
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 
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Just after 1500 hours the house fire was dispatched to the area of the 400 blk of Golf View Rd. 65-9 (O'Rourke Sr) arrived on the scene to find a 1.5 story SFD with heavy fire in the attached garage. Engine 14-1 laid into the scene with Ladder 65 right behind them. Engine 14-1 went in service with a blitz fire on the garage, while the crew from Ladder 65 stretched a hand line into the residence. The fire was quickly brought under control with minimal damage inside the dwelling. Good job to all crews on scene. Crews operated on the scene for 2 hours. Pictures courtesy of NPPD and Brandon Fuller

 
   
   
LADDER GOES TO CHESTER ON THE 2ND ALARM
Monday, February 23, 2015 
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Just before 1200 hours the 2nd alarm assignment was dispatched to assist Chester City on the house fire at 10th and Parker St. City units were on scene with a SFD with heavy fire on the charlie side with fire on all three floors. Ladder 65 made the response with 6 personnel. Upon arrival, the crew from the ladder assisted with throwing ladders and exterior ventilation. Crews also assisted with overhaul. Units operated on the scene for 2 hours before being released.

 
   
   
ONE OVERTURNED ON BROOKHAVEN ROAD
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 
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Just after 0900 hours the township companies were dispatched to the area of Brookhaven Road and Waterville Road for a reported accident with one vehicle overturned. 65-2 made the response (Artingstall) and arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one on its roof. The patients had self extricated prior to the fire companies arrival. The crew from 65-2 assisted with patient care and securing the fluids on the roadway. Units remained on scene for an hour

 
   
   
DRILLING TRUCK OVERTURNED IN ROSE VALLEY
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 
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Just before 1800 hours the township companies were dispatched to the intersection of Rose valley Rd and Buttonwood Ln for a fuel spill. 65-9 (O'Rourke Sr) arrived on scene to find a geothermal drilling truck on its side with 30+ gallons of diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid on the ground. The truck had been drilling geothermal wells on a hill and rolled onto its side and slide into the street. Crews from 65 and 51 secured the leak and threw oil dry on it. Crews operated on scene for 30 minutes before being released by 51 command.

 
   
   
2ND ALARM FIRE IN NETHER PROVIDENCE
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 
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Just after 0900 hours companies were dispatched to the 500 block of Washington Street for a reported house fire. PD along with Medic 23 arrived on scene to find a 3 story twin with smoke showing from the 3rd floor and attic area. Crews from Engine 51, Ladder 65, and Engine 14 went to work stretching lines into the fire building and the delta exposure. Engine 51 and ladder 65 experienced high heat and low visibility in the fire building and heavy fire on division 2. 51-9 had the command and requested additional resources to the scene. The fire extended into the attic in the delta exposure and was extinguished. Companies worked on scene for approximately 4 hours opening up and extinguishing hot spots. Strong work to all crews on scene. Thanks to Ladder 02 and Engine 12 for covering. Photos courtesy of Rich Lynch from Medic 104-7

 
   
   
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