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.

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

     



 

Christmas Day Fire

Sunday, December 25, 2016   On Christmas Day, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 59 (Concordville) on a working fire. Snorkel 23 and 23-2 responded and stood by as the primary RIT team. Crews were on location for 3 hours before returning available.

Photos by nozzle nut photography

   


 

Working Fire in Newtown

Saturday, December 10, 2016   Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 41 (Newtown Square) on a building fire. Snorkel 23 responded as the RIT team and stood by in the front of the garage. Once the fire was put under control, Snorkel 23's crew was placed in service for overhaul operations. Crews were on scene for two hours before returning available. 

Photos taken by Nozzle Nut Photography

   


 

Funeral Information for Billy Lampert

Tuesday, November 15, 2016   Obituary of William Lampert, Jr.William B. Lampert, Jr., "Billy" age 69, of Media, PA, died Sunday, November 13, 2016, at Riddle Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness. Billy graduated from Media High School, Class of 1964.



Billy was the owner and operator of the longtime family business, Lampert's Auto Body and Towing in Media, PA. He was a member of the Falcon Club of America and the Historical Car Club of Pennsylvania. Billy was a devoted lifetime member of the Media Fire Company and Ambulance.



He was the son of the late William B. and Edna M. (Williams) Lampert, Sr., brother of the late Dorothy Tipping and Arnold Lampert.



Survivors:



Longtime Girlfriend: Trish Ziegler



Sister: Janet Leonard (the late Gene)



Also survived by nieces and nephews



Funeral Service: Saturday, November 19th at 10:30AM at Minshall Shropshire-Bleyler Funeral Home, Ltd., Middletown (Rte. #352) & Knowlton Rds., Middletown Twp., Media, PA 19063.



Visitation: Saturday after 8:30AM at the funeral home.



Interment: Edgewood Memorial Park.



In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Spayed Club, 800 Chester Pike, Sharon Hill, PA 19079.

   


 

Passing of a Life Member

Sunday, November 13, 2016   We are saddened by the passing of Life Member William Lampert this morning. Not only was he a life member of the Media Fire Company, but also a man that was well known in the community and owner of Lampert's Garage on Baltimore Ave. Arrangements are not available at this time. Please keep Bill's family and friends in your thoughts and prayers. Thank you.

   


 

Rescue 23's Refurb

Tuesday, October 25, 2016   Rescue 23 was sent down to Wilmington, North Carolina to get a new chassis put on and remodeling of compartments. Rescue 23 is almost complete and should be back mid November. 

     



 
 
 

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