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)
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!
21:15 Kennett Fire Company was dispatched as RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) to assist Avondale on a house fire. Reported that fire was behind the fire place, in the walls. Initial crews arrived on scene and extinguished the flames utilizing hand lines. The fire was quickly put under control by Chief 23. Kennett continued in to assist with overhaul operations. Crews ensured the fire did not spread ... (Full Story & Photos)
17:53 Kennett Fire Company was dispatched along with Longwood Fire Company to Baltimore Pike and McFarlan Road for an auto accident. Ambulance 24-2 arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident, one off the roadway, one blocking the intersection. One patient was assisted out of the vehicle, treated, and transported by the ambulance to a local emergency room. All other occupants were out of their ... (Full Story & Photos)
Kennett, Avondale, Longwood, and Hockessin Fire Companies were dispatched at 04:13 for a house fire on Creek Road. Chief 24 arrived on scene first to find heavy fire through the roof. The assignment was quickly upgraded, several tankers were added to assist with water supply. All residents were found safe outside the building, confirming nobody else was inside. Engine 24-2 arrived on scene. Crews ... (Full Story & Photos)
Kennett Fire Company was dispatched to assist Avondale Fire Company with an Engine to Baltimore Pike in Avondale Borough for a building fire. Initial report was a delivery person arrived on scene to their destination, opened the door, and found the facility to be full of smoke. The delivery person exited quickly and notified 911 immediately. Crews from Avondale and West Grove arrived to find a ... (Full Story & Photos)