BACK TO SCHOOL – DRIVE CAREFULLY

School BussesAs the school year approaches, we would like to remind everyone to use extra caution while driving. Slow down in school zones, stop for school buses and watch for children!

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BUILDING FIRE

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IMG_3144August 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.

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BLOOD DRIVE – MONDAY 8/1/16

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).

Blood donations are critically needed in the summer months, as regular donors are vacationing and school is out of session. Please help save a life!red-cross-blood-drive

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CPR TRAINING

July 13, 2016 – On Tuesday night, the company trained on CPR skills, AED operations and Blood borne Pathogens. A special thanks to our instructor Paramedic Eugene Smith from Riddle Hospital. IMG_3008

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FOURTH OF JULY PARADE

July 04, 2016 – Today, Rose Tree Fire Company attended the Marple Newtown Fourth of July parade along West Chester Pike.  A good time was had by all! We wish everyone a happy and safe Independence Day holiday.13592751_1630456620605902_2936937360035562641_n 13592589_1630456230605941_6423916359770787484_n 13567076_1630456167272614_2819206350359094133_n

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NEWTOWN SQUARE PARADE

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 yearIMG_2807IMG_2809IMG_2800s of service!

 

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CONGRATULATIONS ABBY & MATT!

IMG_3591May 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! 

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SPIRIT NIGHT AT CHICK-FIL-A

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

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TRAINING NIGHT

May 4, 2016 – On Tuesday night, the company trained on pump operations with the new Rescue truck. The Engine and crew also assisted to supply additional water and review hydrant connection procedures.   

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EASTER FLOWER SALE – MARCH 25-27, 2016

Fleurs-013_jpgThank you to everyone who supported our flower sale this year! We hope you had a happy and safe Easter holiday!

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!

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