Thursday, February 27, 2014
We are now selling tickets for the April 2014 Lottery! Tickets are $5.00 each. If your number matches the PA nightly daily number, you win the amount shown for that calendar day. You will have 30 chances to win! Tickets will be sold until they are sold out. To obtain tickets, see a member of the company or contact the station at (610) 485-6839. Good luck to all!Be sure to "Like" us on Facebook for updates on the lottery! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lower-Chichester-Volunteer-Fire-Department/176549072409891
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Be sure to "Like" us on Facebook for all the latest news and events! https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lower-Chichester-Volunteer-Fire-Department/176549072409891
Thursday, February 6, 2014
At 1438HRS, Companies 40, 55, 61, 39(Rescue), NCC 13(Truck), 66(Engine), and NCC 25(RIT) and Medic 100-C were dispatched to 3500 Greenwood Ave for a reported house fire. Moments after dispatch PD advised smoke showing from a single story residential structure. Upper Chi Car 1 arrived and confirmed the same. Rescue 39 made the response with 5. Engine 40 arrived, established a water supply, and stretched a line. Tower 61 arrived next and started ventilation. Rescue 39 arrived as the second due engine and stretched a back up line to division 1. Ladder 13 arrived next and assisted with opening up and performing a search of the structure. The rest of the assignment assisted with various jobs on the fireground. Two lines were stretched to knock the bulk of the fire in the basement and division 1, searches proved negative, truck companies opened up, and the fire was placed under control in 20 minutes. All companies operated under Command of Chief 55 (Small).
Units on scene: Company 40, Engine/Brush 55, Twr 61, L13, Rescue/Engine 39, Rescue 25, Engine 66, 100-C, UC1, 1st/11th District fire police.
Thanks to Engine 9(SHFC) for providing coverage
Saturday, December 21, 2013
On Saturday evening we held our company Christmas Party. During the party, a short presentation was held to acknowledge George R. Lamplugh who was presented with a Chief's helmet and the title of Chief Emeritus of the fire company. George has been the only person with the honor of receiving this title in our company. The officers & members of the company would like to thank George for his many years of dedication to not only the fire company, but all of Lower Chichester Township.
George R Lamplugh with past & present
officers of the company
George R Lamplugh with his family
Friday, November 22, 2013
We will be having a teen dance on Friday November 22nd, 2013 from 6:30pm to 9:30pm. This will be open to children between the ages of 10 & 15 who attend the Chichester School District. Admission will be $5.00 per child and you must show your Chichester School ID at the door! There will also be refreshments available for purchase. Any questions can be directed to the fire station at (610) 485-6839
Sunday, November 3, 2013 01:22
In the early hours on Sunday the company was alerted to assist Claymont Fire Company on a motor vehicle accident with a rollover on I-495 NB at Philadelphia Pike. The Rescue made the response with 5 and arrived with Claymont units to find one vehicle in the median that had rolled over several times south of the Pike. The crew from Rescue 39 assisted in controlling the hazards before they were released by Claymont Command.
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
The Engine, along with Engine and Truck 13 from Claymont Fire Company attended a live fire training exercise at the Delaware County Fire Training Center.
Sunday, October 27, 2013 00:32
Shortly after midnight the box was struck for a residential house fire in the unit block of 2nd Ave in the Overlook Colony section of Claymont. Rescue 39 arrived first and picked up the first due engine assignment deploying two 1 3/4 hand lines to attack the fire on division two of the two story middle of the row. Rescue 13's crew (Claymont) arrived next and began their job assignments as Ladder 257 (Talleyville) was also arriving to back up Rescue 39's crew. Primary searches proved negative and Claymont Command (13Capt1 Ballas) reported the bulk of the fire knocked down within the first 10 minute mark. Also on Scene was Brandywine Hundred, Holloway Terrace, Boothwyn, Reliance, Marcus Hook Trainer, and Bethel Fire Companies along with Minquas of Newport EMS. Thank you to Sharon Hill Fire Company for covering Lower Chichester Township while we operated at the fire scene.
Sunday, October 20, 2013 13:00
On Sunday afternoon members of the department came together for group photographs. The pictures turned out great! Thank you to Fire Ground Photography for taking the pictures!
Monday, October 7, 2013
On Monday evening at approximately 19:00 hrs the company was dispatched for a residential automatic fire alarm in town. Units cleared shortly after, but were then dispatched to Claymont (New Castle County DE) for an apartment building fire on Cedertree Lane. Claymont Command had a small fire in a maintenance room with a smoke condition in the building. While assisting on scene in Claymont, the crew from Rescue 39 was requested to make the response to a box alarm in Brandywine Hundred Fire Company's local (NCC 11) on Shipley Road for smoke coming from the building. The Rescue was returned while making the response. While returning, Claymont Fire Company (NCC 13) was dispatched for a motor vehicle crash on 495 SB at Philadelphia Pike. The Rescue made the response and arrived to find one vehicle into the guard rail (hit & run) with one patient confined in the vehicle. Tuesday started off with fire prevention for a local daycare in the morning. Our company meeting was held on Tuesday evening. Just as the company meeting came to a close the company was dispatched to Interstate 95 SB across from the Welcome Center for a motor vehicle accident. Crews arrived to find one vehicle on it's side with negative entrapment and later obtained a refusal. While the Rescue operated on the Interstate, Engine 39 & Rescue 13 (Claymont) cleared to make the response to a second emergency for a building fire investigation in town which turned out to be a heater back fire. Engine 39 & Rescue 13 (Claymont) then responded back to the Interstate SB for a second motor vehicle accident in the area of Chichester Ave. Crews arrived to find one vehicle into a guard rail with one minor injury. This was found to be in Upper Chichester, but was handled by Engine 39 & Rescue 13 per 40 (Boothwyn) Command.Both the Engine & Rescue made the response to all 7 runs with at least 12 members on each call. Photo's will be posted soon.
Site designed and maintained by