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.

Garden City Videos

Jun
8
2015

MORE ROPE RESCUE TRAINING

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Tonight members from Garden City, South Media, and Swarthmore came together for a joint drill. The topics covered were; where and how to secure a wrap three pull two anchor point for a hoisting system, securing a victim in a stokes basket using webbing, and a knots refresher.  Unfortunately firefighters were chased by a fast
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Jun
3
2015

ROPE RESCUE DRILL

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Tonight members drilled on our rope rescue and stokes basket operations.  Members refreshed their skills on rigging an ancor point, tying prussic knots,  rigging  a hauling system to our stokes basket, and hauling a victum in the stokes baset. New construction within the township has increased the possibility that these skills may be needed in
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Jun
3
2015

WORKING FIRE IN ASTON TWP

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This morning Ladder 65 was requested to assist station 17 on the commercial building fire. Ladder 65 (O’Rourke Sr.) made the response with 5. Chief 17 was on scene with a large 1 story commercial building with smoke showing. Engine 17 arrived and went in service. Upon arrival of Ladder 65, crews split up to
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Jun
3
2015

BACK TO BICKLEY PL FOR THE 2ND ALARM

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For the 3rd time in 4 days Ladder 65 was dispatched to Bickley Pl to assist Chester on the 2nd alarm. City unts were on scene with a 2 story EOR with fire showing. Ladder 65 (Moore) made the response with 7. Upon arrive, Ladder 65 was again assigned to the roof for vertical ventilation
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Jun
1
2015

3RD ALARM IN CHESTER

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Just after midnight Ladder 65 was dispatched again to the 400 BLK of Bickley Pl to assist Chester City. City units were on scene with a 2 story MOR with heavy fire showing with extension to the bravo exposure. A few nights ago the house next door went up. Ladder 65 (Artingstall) made the response
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May
31
2015

Honor Flight

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Tonight fire companies from across the area came together to help welcome home our veterans. The Veterans  made the journey up I-95 and I-476 from D.C. and ended at St. Kevin’s Church in Springfield. Each overpass had fire companies at it and they displayed our Nations flag. Ladder 65 and Tower 14 had the Rt.
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May
29
2015

2ND ALARM IN CHESTER

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Around 1030 hours Ladder 65 was dispatched to the 400 BLK of Bickley Pl to assist Chester City. City units were on scene with a 2 story MOR with fire showing. Ladder 65 made the response with 6. Upon arrival, crews split up and performed vertical and horizontal ventilation and assisted with overhaul in the
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Apr
30
2015

HOUSE FIRE IN PARKSIDE

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Just before 1400 hours the house fire was dispatched to the unit block of Avon Rd in Parkside. Ladder 65 (Moore III) made the response. Ch-11 and company 82 arrived on scene to find a 3 story twin with fire evident on division 2 side alpha. The crew from Ladder 65 arrived on scene and was
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Apr
22
2015

WIRES DOWN CAUSES MULTIPLE SHEDS TO CATCH FIRE

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – Just before 1500 hours the building fire was dispatched to the area of Pennsylvania Ave and Atlanta Ct for a possible shed fire. 65-1 (Bailey) arrived on scene to find high tension power lines down on top of multiple sheds as well as a brush fire that was starting to
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Mar
29
2015

ACCIDENT ON THE BLUE ROUTE

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Sunday, March 29, 2015 – Just after 1900 hours the accident with entrapment was dispatched to the area of mile marker 1.5 on the blue route. 65-2 (Chism) made the response with 8. 65-9 (O’Rourke Sr) and rescue 67 arrived on scene to find a single vehicle accident up against the jersey wall. The patient
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