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2016 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 41 96
Feb 31 81
Mar 36 76
Apr 36 81
May 17 95
Jun 35 83
Jul 35 86
Aug 27 58
Sep 28 107
Total 286 763

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2015 352 1014
2014 443 1097
2013 296 1011
2012 290 1006
2011 327 1078
Total 1708 5206

Welcome to the Kennett Fire Company No. 1
301 Dalmatian St.,   Kennett Square, PA  19348
SINCE 1875

Proudly serving the citizens of Kennett Square Borough, Kennett Township and surrounding communities in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

 PA Level II Accredited Water Rescue Team


First Vice President Gina Puoci, August 27

Best Appearing Antique
WINNER; Hockessin Fire Company

Best Appearing Privately Owned
WINNER; Dave Smiley

Best Appearing Engine – 2004 and Older
1st PLACE West Grove Fire Company
2nd PLACE Ludwigs Corner Fire Company

Best Appearing Engine – 2005 – 2015
1st PLACE Longwood Fire Co. UNIT 25-2
2nd PLACE Po-Mar-Lin Fire Co. UNIT Eng-36

Best Appearing Rescue – 2004 and Older
1st PLACE Avondale Fire ... (Full Story)

Apparatus Housing!

Fire Chief Chris Plumley, August 23

Join us on Saturday, August 27,2016 at 1:00 P.M. for a time honored tradition of housing our new fire apparatus! Truck 24, Tanker 24, and Ambulance 24-1 will all be housed in appropriate fashioned that dates back to the 19th century. Judging of fire apparatus will take place at Kennett High School in the morning.

Leon Spencer will kick off the ceremony with the National Anthem, followed by blessing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Truck 24

Fire Chief Chris Plumley, July 12

Kennett Fire Company proudly presents our new Truck 24. A Pierce 95' Midmount Tower Ladder on an Arrow XT chassis. We greatly appreciate all of the support from Kennett Borough, Kennett Township, neighboring agencies, and our community for making this happen and joining us in the welcome of our new piece! The members here are very excited to put the new apparatus in service this fall.

Several ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assist Avondale with House Fire

Fire Chief Chris Plumley, April 23

Station 24 was dispatched to assist station 23 on a house fire. Crews arrived and made access into the house with hand lines to extinguish the fire. Engine 24-1 was the second engine in, took the driveway per command's orders, and extended a hand line through the garage to protect the 'D' side of the structure. Cause of the fire remains under investigation. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Brush Fire Safety

Fire Chief Chris Plumley, March 30

Each year, an average of over 140,000 fires start in our forests, grasslands and other outdoor areas destroying homes and thousands of acres of land. Don’t add fuel to the fire! Learn the best ways to prevent brush fires and how to protect your home from getting caught in the blaze.

The number one cause of wildfires in PA is due to debris burning. 83% of all wildfires in PA occur between from March-May.

Check ... (Full Story & Photos)



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