At 12:04PM Kennett Fire Company was dispatched to 138 Old Kennett Rd for a small brush fire reported to be a 20' x 20' area that was 80' from the residence. Brush 24 and Tanker 24 along with the Chief and Ambulance 24-2 made the response to find a small brush fire that was mostly extinguished by the homeowner. The crew from Brush 24 deployed shovels and the booster reel to extinguish the remaining ... (Full Story & Photos)
On April 28, 2014 the Kennett Fire Company was invited to the Wounded Warriors Parade that started at the Exelon parking lot on Baltimore Pike and ended at the First Baptist Church of Kennett Square. The Kennett Fire Company was very honored to have been invited to such a wonderful cause.... (Full Story & Photos)
On March 29th at 07:45 hours Engine 24-1 and Delco Tower 61 were requested to standby at Delco Station 46. While they were operating on a Building in a closed school complex. The engine crew was later requested to the scene to assist with loading hose and returned to help clean hose, repack and get their apparatus back in service. Fortunately the crew didn't have any calls and returned available ... (Full Story & Photos)
On March 7th at 21:13 hours the company was dispatched to Marshall Bridge Road and Rt 82 for an Accident reported serious. Ambulance 24-2 responded quickly with Chief 24 right behind them. When they arrived on scene, the driver was out walking around, and the vehicle was partially through the bridge. Engine 24-2 (Deputy Mitchell) responded moments later, the crew secured the vehicle, and cleaned all ... (Full Story & Photos)
Caution tape used to close a road. Note the flaming wires in the back ground, and the fallen tree on the road. This is a hazardous scene. Please do not try and pass!
Road Conditions in the Township and surrounding communities are slushy but improving. There is an increasing epidemic of trees and wires falling on all roads in Chester County. Reduce speed and stay alert for downed trees.
Also, a lot of you in Chester County are without power. As of 08:00 AM, it was close to 65,000 just in our county alone. PECO area-wide outages are above 300,000 and rising ... (Full Story & Photos)