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Company 9 Dispatched on Yeadon 2 Alarmer

November 10th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly after command requested the 2nd alarm Engine 09-2 was on the street and arrived on location shortly after dispatch. Crews quickly were placed to work on the top floor assisting crews with opening the common attic to check for extension as well as primary search efforts as well as performing vertical ventilation. Crews assisted Truck Companies with placing two ventilation holes over the fire apartment and common stairwells. Engine 09-1 also responded on the call. Crews remained well after [...]

Busy Weekend for Company 9

November 2nd, 2012 No Comments

During the course of the weekend Company 9 responded to a total of 8 calls ranging from brush fires to building fires to alarm systems. Company 9 responded to 4 Alarm System Activations, 1 Brush Fire, 1 Assist EMS, and 2 building fires both in our first due. First building fire was located around the corner of station 9 and was a strong odor and smoke condition throughout a 3 story MOD. Crews located a burnt up outlet and extension [...]

Storm Brings Busy Night for crews, Including 2 Alarmer

October 28th, 2012 No Comments

Stormy weather brought multiple runs for Company 9 in the course of three days. During the storm Company 9 responded to 3 wire’s calls, 1 Assist Police, 3 Building fires, 4 fire alarm systems, and a gas leak. One of the building fires ending up being a 2 alarm fire with entrapment. While responding to another call Engine 09-1 was re-routed as an Engine Company on a working fire with entrapment assignment that Companies 06 & 42 were on location [...]

First in Engine on Collingdale 2 Alarmer

October 12th, 2012 No Comments

Company 09 was dispatched to 153 Wayne Ave, Collingdale for a Building Fire reported with entrapment. Engine 09-2 marked up in seconds after dispatch and was advised Police had heavy smoke showing and could see the header from the station. Asst. Chief 42-9A arrived and reported heavy smoke showing from the first floor of a 2 story middle of the row, and shortly after reported heavy fire in the rear of the dwelling on the exterior and interior. Engine 09-2 [...]

Two Working Fires, First in back to back

September 30th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly before 1am Company 9 was dispatched to 909 Delview on the working fire assignment in Folcroft. Engine 09-2 responded with 5 and arrived shortly after Engine 01. Per 01 Command Engine 09-2 was advised to lay in and take side A. Engine 01 was reporting a car fire with extension to a deck and dwelling in the rear. Crews from 09-2 stretched an 1 ¾ handline threw ground ladders and began an interior attack. Crews encountered fire in the [...]

Fatal First Due Apartment Fire

May 15th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly after the regular weekly drill the box assignment was struck out for 601 Poplar, Spring Village Apartments for a reported building fire in our First Due local. On the ticket were Companies 09 (Sharon Hill), 05 (Glenolden), 01 (Folcroft), RIT-19 (Lansdowne), and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital EMS Units. Engine 9-2 with a crew of 7 firefighters under the command of Asst. Chief Miller quickly hit the street during dispatch. Asst. Chief Attix arrived and reported heavy fire showing from 2nd [...]

Engine 9-2 arrives with Heavy Smoke Showing

May 11th, 2012 No Comments

After a busy day running two fire alarms in the first due Engine Company 9 was dispatched to the unit block of High Street, Sharon Hill for reported smoke coming from the dwelling. Engine 9-2 hit the streets in seconds with 4 and was quickly advised by Ambulance 04-7B they had heavy smoke showing. Engine 9-2 secured its own water supply and arrived to find a 2 Story Middle of the Row with heavy smoke showing from the 1st floor. [...]

Company 9 Secures multiple grants.

March 26th, 2012 No Comments

Through the hard-work and dedication of several members the Sharon Hill Fire Company was able to secure well over $315,000 of funding. The funds came from both State and Federal Government agencies. From the Pennsylvania's Office for the State Fire Commissioner we recieved close to $12,000 for a new thermal imager to improve our firefighting abilities and allow one thermal imager per Engine the Sharon Hill Fire Co. currently operates. The Second Grant came from the Department of Homeland Security [...]

Engine Co Dumps House for Kitchen Fire

March 21st, 2012 No Comments

Just before 8pm while clearing an Automatic Fire Alarm in Glenolden Company 9 was dispatched for a reported house fire in the 1200 Block of Noblet in Darby Township. Engine 09-2 & 09-1 responded from the scene while Engine 09-3 responded from Station 9. Engine 09-2 arrived to find a 1 story single family dwelling with smoke showing from Side A-Alpha. Crews stretched an 1 3/4 handline while Engine 09-1 dropped a supply line into Engine9-2. Crews from Engine 09-1, [...]

RIT & Engine Co Run on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

December 7th, 2011 No Comments
RIT & Engine Co Run on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

Shorlty after closing tree sales for the night the RIT Assignment was struck out for Lansdowne Borough in the area of Stratford & Lansdowne for a reported house fire. RIT Engine 09-2 with a crew of 8 under the command of Capt. Miller. Chief 19-9 (Young) arrived and reported he had heavy fire showing from the 1st and 2nd floor of a single family dwelling. RIT Engine 09-2 arrived just behind Truck 19 and assisted Engine 24 with establishing Engine [...]

Engine Co 9 runs 2nd floor well off

December 4th, 2011 No Comments

Shortly after 1pm the box assignment was struck out for 1600 Clifton Ave, Darby Township for a reported dwelling fire. Engine 09-2 quickly marked up with 6 and was advised of numerous calls and Police had heavy smoke showing. Engine 09-2 laid out from the hydrant at Roosevelt & Clifton and arrived to find a 2 story End of the Row, Rowhome, with fire showing from 2nd floor Side C and lead off with a 1 3/4 handline. Due to [...]

Engine 9-2 & 9-1 run gas leak in Glenolden

October 16th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 & 9-1 run gas leak in Glenolden

This afternoon while crews were enjoying the nice afternoon weather the Full assignment was struck out for a reported Gas Leak in Glenolden. The incident reported in the 300 block of S Chester Pike brought up Companies 05 (Glenolden), 09 (Sharon Hill), and 01 (Folcroft) as well as EMS units. Engine 9-2 quickly marked up followed shortly after by Engine 9-1 with a total of 10 volunteers. Engine 9-2 and Engine 5 arrived together while Engine 9-1 continued on to [...]

Engine 9-2 Covers Chester Heights

October 16th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 Covers Chester Heights

Early in the morning around 4:30am Engine 09-2 was dispatched to relocate to Station 71 (Chester Heights) for a cover up. Engine 9-2 with 7 from the overnight crew quickly marked up leaving an additional crew back at the station to staff an additional Engine. Engine 9-2 arrived at Station 71 and started a 9hour coverup while crews operated 3 blocks away at the fire. During the cover Engine 63 (Green Ridge) stopped by and crews assisted in restoring 1000ft of 5" along [...]

Engine 9-2 & 9-1 and Chief on CO Alarm

October 11th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 & 9-1 and Chief on CO Alarm

This afternoon crews were alerted for a reported CO Alarm activation on Garvin Blvd, Sharon Hill. On the ticket was Company 9 and Mercy EMS units. Engine 9-2 and 9-1 quickly made the response along with Chief 9 (Benecke). A total of 11 firefighters operated on scene, utilizing Multi Gas meters to determine the source of the alarm was actually the low battery alarm. Crews also helped install 3 smoke detectors while on scene for the resident. Company 09 was [...]

Engine 9-2 rescues occupant from First Due Fire

August 14th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 rescues occupant from First Due Fire

Around 5:30am the First Due Box assignment was rung out for 122 Reese St, Sharon Hill for a reported Dwelling fire with Entrapment. On the ticket were Companies 09 (Sharon Hill), 05 (Glenolden), 01 (Folcroft), RIT-19 (Lansdowne), and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital EMS units. Initial reports were advising numerous calls for a kitchen fire with 2 adults and 3 children trapped. Chiefs 09-9 & 09-9B both arrived on location to find a 2 Story Twin, with fire showing first floor rear. Engine 09-2 responded [...]

Engine 9-2 arrives to find first floor well involved

August 4th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 arrives to find first floor well involved

Just after 1am the Box Assignment was struck out for 124 N Bonsall Ave, Glenolden for a reported Dwelling Fire. Engine 9-2 marked up with 4 and was quickly advised Police were on location reporting a Working Fire. While enroute Engine 9-2 observered a header in the night sky and glow from the area. Engine 9-2 picked the hydrant up and dropped a 5" supply line into the scene to find a 2 1/2 Story Twin with the front portion [...]

Engine 9-2 First due on Fire with Entrapment

July 21st, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 First due on Fire with Entrapment

Just after 3am the Box Assignment with Entrapment was struck out for 217 Lincoln Ave, Collingdale. The ticket brought up Companies 06, 42, RIT-44, 09, 04, 75, and EMS units. Fireboard immediatly advised they were recieving numerous calls on the fire and reports of people trapped. Engine 9-2 marked up with 6 seconds after dispatch and after just a 1.5mins arrived at the hydrant and began dropping a 3" suppy line into the fireground. Chief 42-9 arrived just prior to Engine 9-2 [...]

3 Box Alarms and Fire Alarm in 24 hours

July 6th, 2011 No Comments

Just after 2am as crews were taking in some sleep the First Due Box Alarm in the area of the 600 Block of Chester Pike. Engine 9-2 with 6 quickly marked up and while enroute were advised Police were reporting a trash fire in the alley way. Engine 9-2 arrived on location and confirmed the report and held the assignment to Engine 9-2 for extinguishment. Around 11am Company 9 was dispatched to 3 Industrial Rd, Darby Township for an activated [...]

Big Three Fourth of July BBQ

July 2nd, 2011 No Comments
Big Three Fourth of July BBQ

After the annual 4th of July Parade Company 9 hosted the first Fourth of July Big Three BBQ which consisted of Companies 09 (Sharon Hill), 05 (Glenolden), and 01 (Folcroft). Also in attendance was the Hog Island Mummers who participated in the Parade. Crews and Families enjoyed food, drinks, and the fun of watching the little and big kids play in the Moon Bounce. The Event was a great success and was put together through the Joint Big 3 Training [...]

Engine 9-1 handles EMS Assist

May 23rd, 2011 No Comments

Just after 2am the Assignment was rung out for an Engine to assist Medic06-7 with a cardiac arrest. Engine9-1 made the response with 5 in just 10 seconds after dispatch. Engine 9-1 arrived on location shortly after. Units on scene were Medic06-7, Medic75-7, Ambulance 04-7B, Company 76 (Darby Twp #4). Crews remained on location for approx. 20mins while assisting EMS crews. Engine 09-1 was made available after EMS transported the patient and returned to quarters. From the members of Engine Co. 9 to [...]

Day Crew goes out for Fire Prevention

May 18th, 2011 No Comments
Day Crew goes out for Fire Prevention

Today Crews headed over to St Georges Elementery School to perform some fire prevention for several classes. Crews were asked by one of the Teachers who is also a long time member of Engine Co. 9. Crews helped with providing formal interviews for the students to learn about some of our firefighters. After the interview the kids were taken outside to check out Squad 9 and see some of the tools fire departments carry and utilize on a normal basis. Afterwards [...]

Engine 9-2 assists with a Heros Welcome Home

May 6th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 assists with a Heros Welcome Home

Shortly after 7pm Engine 9-2 assisted Lansdowne Fire Co with welcoming home LCPL Logan Innes, USMC. He was flown into Philadelphia International Airport and was given an escrot from the airport to a residence on Drexel Ave in Lansdowne Borough. Lansdowne Fire Company setup at the residence while area Fire Companies setup at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital to welcome the hero home. Crews from Sharon Hill, Folcroft, Collingdale #1, Collingdale #2, Yeadon, Darby #1, Clifton Heights and Mercy Fitzgerald Paramedic Dept setup [...]

Engine 9-1 & 9-2 run RIT for Yeadon

April 30th, 2011 No Comments

The morning of our Annual Banquet the RIT assignment was dispatched for Company 9. RIT-9 was special called in place of RIT-3 for a working fire in Yeadon Borough. Companies 16, 19, 24 were on scene with a shed fire with extension to a dwelling. Engine 09-2 with 6 and Engine 09-1 with 7 made the response. Crews established the RIT on the Alpha/Delta Corner of the structure. Chief 09-9 was in command of the RIT. Crews remained on location [...]

Engine Co 9 Runs 4th Working Fire in 3 Days

February 16th, 2011 No Comments

Shortly before Midnight the Box assignment was struck out for 122 Isabel Ave, Glenolden for a reported Dwelling Fire. Engine9-2 & Engine9-1 quickly marked up on the response and arrived on location shortly after. Chief Benecke reported he had smoke showing from a 2.5 Story Twin with a possible attic fire. Crews from Engine 9-2 & 1 stretched an 1 3/4 handline to the fire floor, secured a water supply, and laddered the structure on Side A-Alpha. Ventilation was started [...]

Engine Co 9 runs 3rd Working Fire in 2 Days

February 16th, 2011 No Comments
Engine Co 9 runs 3rd Working Fire in 2 Days

This morning not long after 1am the Box assignment was struck for 729 Windsor Ave, Folcroft for the Dwelling Fire. On the ticket were Companies 01(Folcroft), 05(Glenolden), 09(Sharon Hill), RIT-43(Holmes), and Mercy EMS Units. Engine9-2 with 5 quickly marked up and while enroute Chief 01-9B arrived on location and reported smoke showing from the residence with a possible basement fire. Engine 9-2 dropped a 3" supply line in on the way into the scene. Engine 9-2's crews stretched a 200ft 1 3/4 [...]

Engine 9-2 First Arriving on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

February 15th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-2 First Arriving on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

Just before 3am the Box assignment was struck out for 37 N Ridgeway Ave, Glenolden for a reported building fire. On the ticket were 05 (Glenolden), 09(Sharon Hill), 01 (Folcroft), RIT-03 (Clifton Heights), Ambulance 02-7 & Medic 100D. Engine 09-2 with 5 quickly marked up and was advised it was a Working Fire. Engine 09-2 arrived on location with a 3 Story single family dwelling with heavy fire showing from the 3rd floor side C-Charlie. Crews stretched the 300ft 1 3/4 handline [...]

RIT Company 9 runs Hotel Fire in Tinicum Twp

February 14th, 2011 No Comments

Around 4pm the RIT Assignment was rung out for Company 9 for a 2nd RIT on a Working Motel Fire in Tinicum Township (Company 48's Local). Units already on location had heavy fire showing from the 2nd floor of a 2 Story Motel Type Structure. RIT09-2 and RIT09-1 made the response to the incident. Crews established the RIT Assignment in conjunction with RIT43 who also had RIT Command. Crews remained on scene for over an hour before picking up and [...]

First Due Garage Fire dumps house

January 13th, 2011 No Comments
First Due Garage Fire dumps house

Just after 9am the Box Alarm was struck out for 227 Cherry St, Sharon Hill for a reported Garage Fire. The assignment brought in Companies 09, 05 (Glenolden), 01 (Folcroft), RIT-19 (Lansdowne), and Mercy EMS Units. Within seconds Engine 09-2 hit the street and was advised Police were on location advising a working fire and possibly several dogs trapped. Engine 09-2 arrived in the area and hit the hydrant at Cherry & Poplar St, where a smoke condition was visible in [...]

Engine 9-1 & 9-2 run Folcroft Box

January 12th, 2011 No Comments
Engine 9-1 & 9-2 run Folcroft Box

With the storm over and crews having finished up a late breakfeast the box assignment was rung out for a building fire on Glencroft Circle in Folcroft. Engine 09-2 with 6 and Engine 09-1 with 4 quickly marked up on the radio. While enroute Fireboard advised the that an occupant of the residence was feeling ill and was ordered to evacuate. Engine 09-2 arrived on location and reported a 1 Story Single Family Dwelling with nothing showing. Enigne 09-1 arrived and [...]

Day Crew takes in 2 Runs

December 30th, 2010 No Comments

Around 10am the Assignment was rung out for 700 Elmwood Ave for a reported Fire Alarm Activation. Engine 09-2 responded and arrived on location and found the Alarm had been restored by property owners. The assignment was held to Engine 09-2 for the investigation of the Activated Alarm. Crews investigated a possible bad Riser in a separate building before returning to quarters. Shortly later the Local assignment was rung out to Assist Ambulance 04-7B with lifting. Engine 09-1 took the [...]

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The Big Three Fire Companies

The Phrase "The Big Three" refers to the Glenolden (05), Folcroft (01), and Sharon Hill (09) Fire Companies. All Three Companies work together to train and respond to emergencies together as a collective professional department despite being three seperate organizations.