Providing fire protection to Media Borough, a ¾-square-mile town consisting of residential properties, a commercial district and governmental buildings. Providing emergency medical services to Media and Rose Valley Boroughs, Upper Providence Township and part of Nether Providence Township. In 2005 , the Media Fire Company responded to more than 3,000 calls for assistance.

New Medic 23-7 Placed in Service

Thursday, July 20, 2017  The officers and members of Media Fire Company would like to announce that our new ambulance has been placed in service. Our new ambulance is a 2016 Ford F450, 4 x 4, type III ambulance made by Road Rescue. Our ambulance is staffed with career EMT's supplied by Media Fire Company and Paramedics supplied by Riddle Hospital. We would like to thank our career staff for all their hard work getting this ambulance in service. Medic 23-7 is the primary ambulance for Media Borough, Upper Providence Township and half of Nether Providence Township. So far this year, our ambulance has run 1,182 calls. 



Cover up at Mill Creek

Wednesday, March 29, 2017   On Saturday, Media Fire Company covered Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21 while they laid their Deputy Chief to rest. Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers and sisters at Mill Creek.



2nd RIT in Aston

Friday, March 24, 2017   Early this morning, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 17 (Aston) on a working fire with entrapment. Victims were extricated quickly by the first arriving units. RIT 23 stood by side C of the building. No RIT services were needed.



January Run Stats

Wednesday, February 1, 2017   Media Fire Company ran a total of 40 fire calls for the month of January. 

Building Fires - 10

Fire Alarms - 8

RIT - 10

Misc (gas leaks, ems assist, brush, wires, etc) - 8

Accident - 1

Working Fires - 3

The ambulance ran 202 calls for the month of January. 



House Fire in 59

Saturday, January 21, 2017   Tonight, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 59 (Concordville) on a building fire. Rescue 23 and Snorkel 23 responded and staged as the primary RIT team. Crews stood by with no RIT services needed. While on the way home, Company 23 responded to 117 West 4th Street for an odor investigation. Comapny 73 (Rose Tree) was dispatched to assist while we were on the call. Crews found an oil burner backfire and ventilated the building. Thank you to Rose Tree Fire Company for assisting us.



2nd RIT in Aston

Wednesday, January 18, 2017  RIT 23 was dispatched to assist Company 17 (Aston Township) on a working fire as the 2nd due RIT team.  Snorkel 23 responded and stood by in the rear of the house. No RIT services were needed, company returned available after two hours on scene. 



House Fire in 73

Friday, January 13, 2017  Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 73 (Rose Tree) on a building fire. Squrt arrived after Quint 73 and laid a supply to the Quint. 23-2 took the hydrant and staged. Rescue 23 also made the response. Crews had fire in the walls and was knocked down within 10 minutes. Companies were on location for an hour before going available.



2016 Totals

Sunday, January 1, 2017   2016 year totals,

Fire calls - 379
Ambulance calls - 2,137
Working Fires - 28



3 Alarm Fire in Middletown

Sunday, January 1, 2017   While everyone was enjoying their New Years, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 46 (Rocky Run) on the third alarm for a working building fire. 23-2 responded and assisted with overhaul and fire extinguishment. Crews were on location for 2 hours before returning available.



RIT Run to 59

Tuesday, December 27, 2016   On Tuesday, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 59 for a working house fire. 23-2 responded and stood by as the primary RIT team. Crews were on location for 3 hours before returning available. 

Photo by Brandon Fuller



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