Welcome to Garden City Fire Company
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.
4 days ago
Last night for drill, we went over to the high school for orientation on the new engine and then a water supply drill. Several up and coming drivers were also able to get some good hands on training with the piece of apparatus they are currently training on. ... See MoreSee Less
1 week ago
This evening, the Ladder positioned on the 320 blue route overpass to honor over 200 Vietnam Veterans as they were returning home from the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in D.C. Fire apparatus from all over the county positioned on several different overpasses along I95 and I476 to honor them. ... See MoreSee Less
Always making us residents proud 65!
I was just getting onto 476 as the bikers arrived so got to see them all go by.
We would like to congratulate FF Jimmy Carey on graduating from Williamson Trade School today. Jimmy has been at Williamson for the past 3 years studying Power Plant Technology. We wish you the best of luck!! ... See MoreSee Less
Last night for drill members went over various hose line deployments and different ways of maneuvering around obstacles around the station. ... See MoreSee Less
Around 1430 hours today, township companies along with Swarthmore Fire & Protective Assn. and EMS were dispatched to the intersection of Providence Rd and Waterford Way for an accident with reported entrapment. Engine 65 arrived to find a two vehicle head on collision with one vehicle off the roadway and one confined in that vehicle. Crews from 65 and 14 went to work stabilizing the vehicle while the crew from 51 prepared for door and “B” post removal. The Patient was extricated within 10 minutes. Assistant 65 had the Providence Rd command. ... See MoreSee Less
Great job first responders!
VERY dangerous intersection! Thank God we have the best first responders in any town!
Scary! I hope everyone is ok. Good job, first responders. Not sure what happened in this case, but I stopped trying to make a left onto Providence Road from Waterford or Pleasant Hill shortly after I moved back here.
Now I know why I couldn't get to my house around 3 p.m.
This morning just before 0900 hours, township companies along with Woodlyn Volunteer Fire Company Delco Station 67 were dispatched to I476 NB @ mile marker 2.2 for a vehicle fire. Squrt 67 arrived to find an engine compartment involved and placed a line inservice. Engine 65 arrived shortly after and assisted with extinguishment. The fire was quickly placed under control and held to the units on scene. ... See MoreSee Less
Last night township companies along with the the 6th district duty engine (Upland Fire Company), were dispatched to the 800 block of Putnam BLVD for a dumpster fire. Engine 65 and Squad 57 quickly extinguished the small fire and units cleared the scene. Photos courtesy of Station 57. ... See MoreSee Less
No shit I didn’t hear anything
A literal dumpster fire!
Yesterday around 1600 hours, township companies were dispatched to the area of Plush Mill Road and Rogers Lane for an accident with one overturned. As Chief 65 marked up responding, Fireboard advised that there possibly was still one occupant inside the vehicle. Chief 65 arrived on scene to find a car vs a school bus and a pole with wires down. The occupant was able to self extricate prior to our arrival. Crews secured the hazards and assisted with patient care. This was the 4th run of the day for township companies. ... See MoreSee Less
People need to slow down and pay attention to their driving and nothing else.
I’m Hoping that all students and driver of the bus are ok?!?!?!
4 weeks ago
Last night for drill members brushed up their skills with one man ladder throws and utilizing the “high shoulder” method. ... See MoreSee Less
Due to so much interest, we will be hosting at least 3 more cardio drumming classes at the station. They will be the next 3 Monday nights at 630. Please sign up to reserve your spot. A portion of the proceeds will be donated back to the fire company. The sign up link is in the comments. Thank you for your support! ... See MoreSee Less
Just a reminder we are still hosting Cardio Drumming classes at the station. Please visit our event we have for it for more information. We still have openings for tonight’s class. We look forward to seeing you there!
Sign up link in the comments ... See MoreSee Less
This morning around 1030, township companies along with Woodlyn Volunteer Fire Company Delco Station 67 were dispatched to I476 NB @ I95 for an accident with entrapment. Rescue 67 arrived and reported a car vs tractor trailer with negative entrapment. Engine 65 arrived and assisted with securing the hazards and traffic control. Units were in scene for about an hour. ... See MoreSee Less
Tonight the 6th District will start the implementation of the “Duty Engine”. The duty engine will start as a trial and will between the hours of 1800-2200 for now. The duty engine will be staffed by a different company within the district from Sunday to Thursday evenings and will respond to all calls within the 6th district. With a significant decline in volunteers over the years, companies must work together to make sure everyone is safe. ... See MoreSee Less
It sucks that its come to this, but thank you for doing everything you can to keep your district safe
Is this career staff?