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03/13/2024
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No Caption Devastating fire at the Ellis County School for Girls

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 29

By all accounts it was a cold night back on February 20, 1950, when a fire ripped thought the Ellis School. 10 degrees to be exact. The fire at the auditorium was discovered by a motorman on a Red Arrow Trolley at 2:45 AM. Another passing motorist pulled into the school and started to honk his horn to wake the sleeping students.

No reports of any student being injured; however, several freighters ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Join Us for a Dough Rai$er at UNO!

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 25

Join us on Wednesday, March 13th at @unonewtownsq! Whether you eat in or take out, UNO will give back up to 20% of your bill to benefit the Newtown Square Fire Company! 🚒🍕🍔

Just show them this flyer to let them know you are there for the fundraiser!

We hope to see you there!
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Lt. Jon Simpson 2nd from left. FF Haydon Simpson 5th from left.
Lt. Jon Simpson 2nd from left. FF Haydon Simpson 5th from left.

Emergency Services Leadership Bootcamp

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 23

Lieutenant Jon Simpson and Firefighter Haydon Simpson attended a two day Emergency Services Leadership Bootcamp where topics were discussed on how to be a front-line leader. Multiple mutual aid departments attended this training hosted at Radnor Fire Company.
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Throwback Thursdays – Truck of a Different Color

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 22

Going back to 1975 the members (and future members) of the Newtown Square Fire Company tour the chassis of the new ladder truck. The truck was driven from Appleton WI to Newtown Square by member Carl Ewing. Carl stated that “it was a bumpy ride.” The truck, which was designed to carry the heavy ladder, was empty and with no weight, the springs “did not flex” over the 938-mile trip recalled Carl.
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Member NSFC Webmaster, February 22

Going back to 1975 and the start of the Paramedic program in Pennsylvania. At this time few states had Advanced Life Support Care. As Johnny and Roy responded with Squad 51 on TV a few resolute emergency medical personnel started the Paramedic and EMT-II program here in Pennsylvania.

The University of Pittsburgh and Nancy Caroline, MD, begin work on the first nationwide paramedic training course. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Throwback Thursday

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 15

This week's Throw Back Thursday goes back to 1967 and 1969 where an unknown Girl Scout received her certification in “Safety Minded Baby Sitting.” She was just one of the 50 teens to receive this certification.

The story ran on the front page of the County Leader and was three columns wide. We have the photo and the newspaper marking on the back, but we don’t have the story. We know the Fire Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Member NSFC Webmaster, February 15

This week's Throwback Thursday takes us to February 1989 at the intersection of West Chester Pike and St Albans Ave for a Motor Vehicle Accident.

Wet Roads likely contributed to this MVA in front of what used to the Roy Rogers Restaurant.

Medical staff from Newtown Square Fire Ambulance can be seen in the car providing first aid while a Fire Fighter offers assistance. The other car is being towed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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A Surprise Snow

Member NSFC Webmaster, February 13

While the "unexpectedly heavier weather forecasters said we would get" snow storm took many by surprise, the Newtown Square Fire Company is always standing by to respond in any weather.

A full crew is on standby under the Direction of Chief Chirs Young to respond to any weather and non-weather related emergencies.... (Full Story & Photos)

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