East Brandywine Fire Company
East Brandywine Fire Company

2016 Incidents
Fire Medical
Jan 39 32
Feb 39 39
Mar 22 30
Total 100 101

Past Incidents
Fire Medical
2015 373 376
2014 426 430
2013 366 451
2012 380 431
2011 362 445
2010 300 422
2009 262 426
2008 327 448
2007 322 469
2006 333 465

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May 04, 2016

Sustainable Funding Solutions & Retention / Recruitment Challenges – The Two Biggest Problems Faced By Volunteer Fire Companies Today

Fire Chief John Edwards, May 02

As Chief of the East Brandywine Fire Company I have the privilege of leading an incredibly talented group of volunteers. They are passionate about providing high quality emergency services to the residents, business owners, and visitors of East Brandywine, West Brandywine, and Upper Uwchlan Townships.

In 2015, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers responded to over 749 emergencies (373 Fire/Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Early Morning Garage Fire

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 30

On Saturday morning April 30th around 6:30am East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers were dispatched to a reported garage fire on Swinehart Road. Deputy 49 arrived on location shortly after dispatch and reported a working garage fire with the house as an exposure.

Upon Chief 49's arrival Swinehart Command was established and Assistant 49 managed operations. Engine 76 arrived and crews deployed ... (Full Story & Photos)

Automobile Accident in West Brandywine Township

East Brandywine Fire Company, April 30

During the evening of Friday April 30th, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers were dispatched to an auto-accident in the area of 2760 Manor Road. The Glen Moore Fire Company and Westwood Ambulance also were due on the assignment.

Deputy 49 arrived on location and reported a van into a pole with one patient who sustained leg injures.

Personnel from Engine 49 and Utility 49 controlled hazards ... (Full Story & Photos)

West Brandywine Township Board of Supervisors Ink an Article Related to Fire Company Funding

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 28

The Officers and Members of East Brandywine Fire Company would like to thank the Board of Supervisors (BOS) of West Brandywine Township. The BOS's wrote a lengthy article for their Spring / Summer 2016 Newsletter entitled "Financing Fire Services".

Funding this essential service is critical to preservation of the volunteer system and ultimately to the safety of our residents.

The Officers and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Afternoon AFA Results in Forced Entry and Food On Stove

East Brandywine Fire Company, April 22

On Friday afternoon, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers were dispatched in conjunction with the Glen Moore Fire Company to the 3000 block of Manor Road for an AFA.

Chief 49 arrived on location to find a ranch style home with nothing evident from the exterior on sides A and D. Per Police the homeowners were not home and the house was secure. Chester County Communication Center noted that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Station 6 Standby

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 21

On the evening of the 16th, a crew of 6 travelled to West Whiteland Fire Company, Station 6, to provide fire coverage while they attended their banquet. The crew on Engine 49-1 provided coverage from 5:00 until midnight with no calls for response. We would like to thank Station 6 for providing us with dinner from Rinos. Deputy Chief Joe Edwards said, "We love being able to help out our neighbors whenever ... (Full Story & Photos)

T3 Training: Vehicle Rescue Series - Part 3

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 21

After a busy Wednesday in which the Company responded to multiple calls, East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers continued to find time to participate in their routinely scheduled training.

The topic once again focused on vehicle rescue and various techniques using hydraulic tools.

Chief John Edwards said "I cannot be more proud of this group of volunteers!". Edwards added "despite spending ... (Full Story & Photos)

Wednesday Brings Multiple Calls

East Brandywine Fire Company , April 21

On Wednesday April 20th East Brandywine Fire Company volunteers found themselves responding to multiple calls throughout the day.

The first call occurred at 1:30am when the Company was dispatched to an automatic fire alarm in the Applecross Country Club. Upon arrival crews found that the alarm was set off by cooking and quickly cleared the scene.

The Company responded back to Applecross later ... (Full Story & Photos)


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