Merry Christmas

Friday, December 25, 2015  The officers and members of the Media Fire Company would like to wish everyone a Very Merry Christmas and Happy fire safe Holiday Season.



Dryer Fire in Media

Thursday, December 3, 2015  Companies 23, 73 (Rose Tree) and RIT 41 (Newtown Square) were dispatched to 1 State Road for a building fire. As Squrt 23 was responding, fire board advised them that police were on location with a working fire. Squrt 23 arrived first and had smoke showing from the rear of the building. The crew stretched the rear 200' two inch attack line to begin an interior attack. Squrt 23's operator handjacked a supply back to the hydrant to established a water supply. Quint 73 arrived and went in service with search and ventilation. Snorkel 23 assisted Quint 73 with ventilation of the first and second floor. RIT 41 stood by as the primary RIT team. The fire was controlled quickly with little damage to the building.  The fire was placed under control in the first ten minute mark. Company 17 (Aston) was dispatched, but recalled prior to arrival. 

23-12 had command. 

Squrt 23, Snorkel 23, 23-2 and Medic 23-7 made the response



Roof Fire in 59

Thursday, December 3, 2015  Around 6:15 pm, Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 59 (Concordville) on a reported building fire. First arriving crews found a oven fire that had extended into the exhaust system. 23-2 and Snorkel 23 responded and staged in the front of the building as the primary RIT team. Once the fire was placed under control, Company 23 assisted with investigating smoke odors in attached building with no extension of the fire located. Media was released by 59 command..

23-2 and Snorkel 23 made the response.  



Machine Fire in Chester Township

Wednesday, December 2, 2015  Company 23 was dispatched to assist Company 47 (Chester Township) for a reported building fire. Initial crews encountered a machine on fire inside the building. Crews held the fire to the machine of origin. Rescue 23 responded with four and stood by on side C of the building as the secondary RIT team. No RIT services were needed. 

Rescue 23 made the response. 



RIT due in Aston

Sunday, November 29, 2015  Around 10:00 pm, Company 23 was dispatched as the 2nd RIT to assist Company 17 (Aston) on a building fire. While responding to the call, the fire was put under control and held to Company 17 and Company 65 (Garden City). Snorkel 23 returned available. 



Working Fire in Media

Sunday, November 22, 2015  Around 3:11 pm, Companies 23, 73 (Rose Tree), 50 (Middletown), 51 (South Media), 44 (Springfield) and RIT 41 (Newtown Square) were dispatched to 13 East State Street for a building fire. Medic 23-7 arrived on location with smoke showing from the rear. Squrt 23, Snorkel 23 and Quint 73 took the rear of the building to begin fire attack. Squrt 23's crew found a pile of rags and a table on fire in the stock room of the building. The fire was extinguished quickly with very little damage to the structure of the building. Tele-Squrt 50 and Engine 73 took side A of the building and went in service for ventilation. The fire was placed under control quickly and the assignment was held to Companies 23, 73 and 50. 23-12 (Zuccarelli) had command and 73-9 (Trevelino) had operations.

Squrt 23, Snorkel 23 and Medic 23-7 made the response. 



Holiday Fundraiser

Saturday, November 21, 2015  Hey everyone, there is still time to order your Christmas greens from the fire company. See attached flyer below, Last day for orders is Wednesday, November 24th.



Assist to Rose Tree

Monday, October 26, 2015  Around 10:20 pm, Company 73 was dispatched to US Highway 1 Southbound for a vehicle fire. Company 73 had the fire under control but needed additional water, Company 23 was dispatched and supplied Engine 73 with water until the fire was brought fully under control. Members from Media assisted 73 with wrapping up their equipment. Squrt 23 and Medic 23-7 made the response.



2nd RIT in Aston

Saturday, October 24, 2015   Around 5:00 pm, Company 17 (Aston) and mutual aid companies were dispatched to 136 Brakel Lane for a building fire. While the companies were responding, fireboard advised Engine 17 that police were on location reporting a working fire. RIT 23 was added as the second RIT team to the assignment. Snorkel 23 responded and set up on side A of the building as the primary RIT team. 

Snorkel 23 made the response. 



Vehicle Fire in Media

Saturday, October 24, 2015   Around 2:30 am, Company 23 was dispatched to West State Street and Veterans Square for a vehicle fire. Police arrived on location with a vehicle fully involved. Squrt 23 arrived on location and stretched the 100' 1 3/4" bumper line to extinguish the fire. Fire was under control in 10 minutes. 

Squrt 23 made the response. 



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