Upper Darby Fire Live Audio Feed

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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Feb
7
2015

SECOND WORKING FIRE IN 11 HOURS, THIS TIME FIRST DUE: 3441 VERNER ST.

Just after 7:30 pm Saturday night, Companies 20 and 74 (Primos-Secane), Ladder 26 (Highland Park), RIT 37 (Upper Darby), and Medic 103-7B were dispatched to “across from 349 Francis St, for a house fire with several calls being received”. As Engine 20-1 (D/C M. Morgan) was rolling out the door moments later, there was smoke
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Feb
7
2015

2ND ALARM IN BYWOOD: 223 ASHBY RD

At 8:30 am Saturday morning, Company 20, Rescue 58 (Bon Air), and Rehab 34 (Llanerch), were dispatched to 223 Ashby Rd, in the Bywood section of the Township, for the 2nd alarm assignment on a working house fire. Other township companies were already on the scene with heavy fire in the basement and first floor
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Dec
20
2014

SANTA CLAUS IS COMING TO TOWN!

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Once again, Santa has sent word to the Drexel Hill Volunteers that he will be coming for his annual tour of the town on Saturday, December 20th at 10:00 am. He will once again be touring the local atop one of our fire trucks as his firefighting helpers hand out candy canes to residents. Be
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Dec
9
2014

ACCIDENT WITH HEAVY ENTRAPMENT: MARSHALL RD. @ HEATHER RD.

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Just after 1 am Tuesday, Company 36 (Cardington-Stonehurst), Rescue 26 (Highland Park), Rescue 20, and Medic 103-7 (DCMH) were dispatched to Marshall and Heather Rds. for an accident with entrapment. Engine 36 arrived first reporting a one vehicle accident into a utility pole and building, as well as heavy entrapment of the driver and entrapment
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