Kennett Township Board of Supervisors approved changing the intersections of Bayard and Hillendale Roads and Hillendale and McFarlan Roads to 4-way stop intersections. Their main concern is to ensure the safety and welfare of all motorists traveling through Kennett Township. The impetus for the new 4-way stops were accidents and in general lack of site distance when crossing Hillendale Road at both ... (Full Story & Photos)
Station 24 was dispatched to Hillendale road at 13:59 for a house fire. Chief Melton arrived on scene to heavy fire showing from multiple locations. Engine 24-1 arrived on scene first followed quickly by Tower 24. The engine laid large diameter hose up the driveway from Hillendale road for water supply. Crews made entry through the first floor access to find heavy fire in the stair well from the ... (Full Story & Photos)
Kennett Fire Company was dispatched to Red Clay Drive at 05:54. Upon arrival, Chief reported heavy fire through the roof. First in units laid approximately 3,000 feet of large diameter supply hose due to the lack of hydrants in the development. The roof collapsed within minutes of arriving units, forcing the firefighters to engage in an exterior primary attack. Temperatures were below freezing, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Calling all members of the community! Help protect your community and serve the public. Volunteer today. The community needs your help, please stop by the firehouse and pick up an application or stop by just to see what we are all about.... (Full Story & Photos)
Smoke billows as First Responders arrive on scene.
Kennett Fire Company was dispatched to 200 E Linden St at approximately 10:20 pm on New Years Eve for a Structure fire. Chief 24 arrived to find heavy smoke showing with fire starting in basement and spreading throughout residence. First engine arriving, Engine 24-1 hooked up to hydrant in front of residence and crew began initial fire attack in basement. Neighboring crews were dispatched to assist ... (Full Story & Photos)