Upcoming Events

There are currently no events
View All Events

2024 Incidents
Jan 106
Feb 57
Mar 81
Apr 66
May 77
Total 387

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2012 290 1006
2013 296 1011
2014 443 1097
2015 352 1014
2016 384 1035
2017 356 1096
2018 411 1136
2019 357 1232
2020 347 1038
2021 564 449
2022 913
2023 887

Web Counters
Website Visitors
January 1, 2022
Visitors Today
Jun 16, 2024
Apartment Building Fire
Email Print RSS Facebook Twitter RSS

By Kennett Fire Company
December 12, 2023

At 9:23pm on Tuesday, December 12th, the Regional Fire Department, consisting of Kennett Fire Company, Longwood Fire Company, and Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company, along with mutual aid, was dispatched for an apartment building fire in the 100 block of S. Union Street in Kennett Square Borough. Kennett's Assistant Chief, Tower 24, and Fire Police responded to the scene.

Tower 24 arrived as the First Due Special. The crew completed a primary search of the building and found smoke in one of the apartments. Firefighters pulled up the floor and traced the fire to multiple apartments. Crews knocked the fire and completed a second search, during which no additional fire was found. Due to the damage and utilities to the building being turned off, the Red Cross was contacted to assist 55 residents with relocation and temporary housing.

Fire Police from Kennett Fire Company, Longwood Fire Company, and Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company detoured traffic around the scene.

Engine 52 from West Chester was relocated to cover the region. Engine 52 and Ladder 22 handled one additional incident during the standby.

The Kennett Area Community Service has been collecting donations for the affected residents. To see how you can help, visit https://kacsimpact.org/2023/12/13/spruce-apartments-fire-in-kennett-square-most-needed-items/

Units: Asst. Chief, Tower, Fire Police

Add a Comment Add a Comment 0 Comment(s)

Website Designed and Hosted By: Content Proudly Maintained By: Contact Info:
Firehouse Solutions
Kennett Fire Company No.1
301 Dalmatian Street
Kennett Square, PA 19348
Emergency Dial 911
Non-Emergency: (610) 444-4810
E-mail: info@firestation24.com
Copyright © 2024 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)