Upper Darby Fire Live Audio Feed

Sep
1
2015

HAZMAT IN DARBY CREEK

Around 3 o’clock this afternoon, Engine 20 was dispatched to the rear of the Drexelbrook Banquet Facility for some sort of chemical in the creek Engine 20-3 arrived and found a green liquid in the creek and began deploying booms to secure the spill. Upon further investigation, and assistance from the Upper Darby Sewer department,
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Jul
19
2015

RIT GOES TO BROOMALL HOUSE FIRE: 107 THOMAS AVE.

At 12:45 pm Saturday afternoon, Companies 53 (Broomall), 56 (Manoa), Ladder 35 (Brookline), and Medic 53 (Marple Twp. EMS) were dispatched to 107 Thomas Ave. for a house fire, reported to be in the attic. As companies were responding, Fireboard advised 53 command that police were on scene with heavy smoke showing, so command immediately
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Jul
6
2015

4-ALARM COMMERCIAL BUILDING FIRE IN UPPER DARBY: 72 S. 69TH ST. @ PAYLESS SHOE SOURCE

At 5:37 pm on Monday, Companies 37 (Upper Darby), 36 (Cardington-Stonehurst), 26 (Highland Park), Ladder & RIT 20, and Medic 103-7 were dispatched to the Payless Shoe Source, 72 S. 69th St, for a working building fire. Quint 37 and Ladder 36 arived first to find heavy smoke from the roof a 2-story commercial building and a
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Jun
11
2015

2ND ALARM APARTMENT FIRE WITH RESCUES IN LANSDOWNE BOROUGH: 58 N. LANSDOWNE AVE.

Around 7:15 pm Thursday night, Companies 19 (Lansdowne), 24 (East Lansdowne), and 16 (Yeadon) responded to 58 N. Lansdowne Ave., Stratford Court Apartments, for an automatic fire alarm. Upon arrival, the first-in engine reported fire showing from the basement of a large, 3 story, U-shaped apartment building with numerous people possibly trapped inside. The assignment
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May
14
2015

RESCUE 20 RESPONDS TO HOUSE FIRE

At around lunch time, Rescue 20 was dispatched to assist at a working house fire on Kingston Road on the east end of Upper Darby. The Rescue crew of 8 firefighters stood by on scene as the RIT (Rapid Intervention Team), as well as spared a few firefighters to assist with overhaul and checking for
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May
7
2015

NEW LIEUTENANT ELECTED

Congratulations to newly appointed Lieutenant Fran Paolone, who was voted in by our Firefighting Crew Wednesday night. Fran has been extremely active in his 5 year tenure with the fire company, who brought about 15 years of prior firefighting experience when he joined in 2010. Fran has proven himself as a leader on and off
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May
6
2015

RIT GOES EAST

Rescue 20 was special called as the RIT to respond on an early afternoon structure fire on the 200 block of Ashby Road in Upper Darby. Once on scene, Rescue 20 with 9 firefighters, split their crew to provide standby as the Rapid Intervention Team, as well as overhaul. The fire was placed under control
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May
5
2015

LADDER 20 RESPONDS TO HOUSE FIRE IN SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

Ladder 20 responded to a working house fire in Springfield around dinner time today. Heavy fire was encountered upon arrival of Engine 44(Springfield) and Ladder 20 on the 200 block of Hemlock. Crews made an initial interior attack until conditioned worsened and a partial collapse of the roof occurred. All operations were then switched to
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May
3
2015

COMPANY 20 ATTENDS BOY’S BIRTHDAY PARTY

Saturday was a very special day for Josh Kramer, a local boy with Autism, who celebrated his 12th birthday with a party attended by many friends. This was a party that Josh did not think was possible. Hundreds were on hand at Ridley Creek Park, where they partied and played with Josh. A parade of
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Apr
27
2015

CONGRATULATIONS LIEUTENANT

Congratulations to Lieutenant Kevin Rapp (20-13A) and his new wife Erica who were married on Saturday May 25th. Members attended a beautiful ceremony at St. Dorothy’s Catholic Church followed by the elegant reception at King’s Mill in Aston. A great time was had by all. On behalf of the Fire Company, we’d like to wish
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