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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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

 
   
   
VEHICLE WELL OFF DURING SNOW/ICE STORM
Saturday, January 24, 2015 
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Just after 0100 hours, township companies were dispatched to 800 Avondale Rd for a reported vehicle fire. The area was being hit with a mixture of snow and ice at the time of the incident. 65-9 (O'Rourke Sr) arrived on scene and reported a vehicle well off with no exposures. 65-1 arrived and went in service with the front bumper line. The fire was quickly extinguished by the crew from 65-1. It was determined that this vehicle was involved in an accident an hour prior to it catching fire. Units operated on scene for about an hour.

 
   
   
COMPANY OFFICERS - 2015
Wednesday, January 7, 2015 
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President – Louis Didomenico
Vice President – William Wright Jr.
Financial Secretary – Robert Sammel
Recording Secretary – Holly Florio
Treasurer – Joseph McCauley Sr.

Fire Chief – Patrick O'Rourke Sr.
Deputy Chief – Brent Hopkins
Asst. Chief – George Moore III
Battalion Chief – Wayne Kuehler
1st Captain – Joseph McCauley Jr.
2nd Captain – Rick Bailey
3rd Captain – Alex Fischer
1st Lieutenant – William Chism
2nd Lieutenant – Tom Artingstall
Engineer – Patrick O'Rourke Jr.
 
Board of Trustees

Jake Hamilton – Chairman
Mike McCall
Will Smith
Mike Bailey Sr.
Tom Artingstall

 


 
New Arrival
   
Sunday, December 28, 2014 
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Look who has dropped in…We welcome our new slugger. Please join us in congratulating Rick & Nicole Bailey on the birth of their son Mason Thomas Bailey December 28 2014 04:29a 7lbs 10oz 21in. Congratulations and best of luck.

 
HOLIDAY FLOAT IS READY TO HIT THE STREETS
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 
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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.             

 


 
   
   
HOLIDAY FLOAT UPDATE
Friday, November 28, 2014 
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The Holiday Float is moving along, Olaf and the gang have arrived. There design team and all the helpers are working hard doing an outstanding job to get ready for the big day. Remember mark your calendars as the float hits the streets on December 13 & 14.

 
   
   
HAPPY THANKSGIVING
Monday, November 24, 2014 
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Happy Thanksgiving from the Officer's and Memeber's of the Garden City Fire Company.
 


 
   
   
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