August 15, 2016 – At 15:41 hrs Company 73 (Rose Tree) was alerted for the dwelling fire in the unit block of West Jefferson Street in Media Borough, Company 23’s first due. Quint 73 (Chief Trevelino) made the response with 4 crew members. 23-9 (Chief Gibson) arrived with smoke showing, and discovered a bedroom fire on the second floor. Quint 73 and Squrt 23 arrived and provided suppression and ventilation. Crew s worked on scene for approximately one hour.
Update: A few hours later, we were re-dispatched to the same address for a building fire. 23-9 arrived on location with smoke showing. Quint 73 arrived and laid a supply line from the hydrant and a hoseline was stretched into the building. Squrt 23 pumped the hydrant. Crews from 23 (Media), 73 (Rose Tree), 51 (South Media), 50 (Middletown), 44 (Springfield) and 41 (Newtown Square) worked together on fire suppression, overhaul and checking for extension on the first floor.
The American Red Cross is holding a Blood Drive on Monday, August 1 from 2:00pm to 7:00pm. Appointments are preferred. For an appointment, please call 1-800-RED CROSS or sign up online at www.redcrossblood.org. Enter Sponsor Code: Rose Tree Fire.
This drive is being held in memory of Robert (Rocky) Rock, a founding member of Rose Tree Fire Company, who coordinated many of the previous blood drives at our station.
The Blood Drive will be held at our station – 1275 North Providence Road, Media PA 19063 (Across from Campbell’s Boathouse and Wawa).
June 6, 2016 – Over the weekend, Rose Tree Fire Company attended the annual Delaware County Fireman’s Association Parade hosted by Newtown Square Fire Company Station 41. It was also Newtown Square Fire Company’s 100th Anniversary celebration. Rescue 73 (Rose Tree) won 2nd place for Best Equipped and Appearing Light Rescue.Great work by all the members who helped prepare for the parade. Congratulations to Newtown Square Fire Company on 100 years of service!
May 31, 2016 – Congratulations to Firefighter Abigail Henry and Lieutenant Matthew Hatton for completing and passing the Basic Vehicle Rescue Technician course. The BVR class is a hands-on training in motor vehicle rescue and extrication techniques. It consists of an awareness, operations and technician level skills review with written and practical exams. Students are taught vehicle anatomy, incident command, patient access, the use of power tools, and over-all safety at an accident scene. Great job Abby and Matt! Thank you for your dedication!
Come out and support Rose Tree Fire Company on Thursday May 26, 2016 from 5:00 -7:30pm at Chick-fil-A in Lima. (1190 W. Baltimore Pike, Media Pa). Mention Rose Tree Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary when ordering and Chick-fil-A Lima will donate 15% of your purchase back to our organization. http://www.cfarestaurant.com/lima/home
Rose Tree Fire Company will hold its annual Easter Flower Sale March 25-27, 2016. The tent will be set up in front of Campbell’s Boat House, 1250 N. Providence Road (next to Wawa). We will be open Thursday afternoon, Friday 9-8pm, Saturday 9-8pm and Sunday morning. All proceeds benefit the volunteer fire company. We hope to see you!