Fire Call from 4.21.23

Around 12:00 o’clock this morning, a building fire was dispatched in the 1900 block of Darby Rd, in Oakmont’s first due area. Haverford Township Police arrived on scene and reported heavy smoke showing from the structure. Deputy 35 arrived and confirmed the report, and upgraded the incident to a working fire. Engine 35 was the first arriving engine and placed a line in service, and Ladder 38 was the first arriving ladder, performing initial truck company operations. Chief 38 held Darby Rd Command. Oakmont Fire Company would like to thank Brookline Fire Co, Manoa Fire Co, Llanerch Fire Co, Bon Air Fire Co, and Broomall Fire Co.

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First Due House Fire

This morning companies were dispatched to Belmont Ave for an attic fire. Units arrived to find a working fire that had extended into the adjoining property. Assistant 38B (Howard) had command. Units operated on scene for approximately two hours before being released. Thank you to our supporting companies and the company that stood by our station during the incident. 

Fire Prevention Open House

Join us at the Firehouse on Thursday October 13th at 7pm for our annual Fire Prevention Open House. Live demonstrations and several different activities for children of all ages. Come meet your local volunteers!

Plaque Dedication

Yesterday, on Nicks favorite day of the year, members attended a plaque dedication honoring the sacrifice made by our fallen Assistant Chief who passed away last year in the Line of Duty. He will be forever memorialized on the front of the building for the organization that he dedicated countless hours and cared so much about. He will never be forgotten.

Santa Sunday

Santa will be starting his visit of our first due at noon today but first we are enjoying a wonderful breakfast by Divine Occasions catering. Thank you Kathy Tiberio for once again making this possible!

Santa Sunday

We have received word that Santa will be once again be visiting the residents of our first due coverage area atop our apparatus on Sunday December 12th, beginning at noon. Keep an ear out for the sirens!

Birth Announcement

Congratulations to Chief William Hatton Jr. on the birth of his granddaughter and Chief Emeritus William Hatton Sr. on the birth of his great granddaughter,Livia Nicole Miller, on 4/27/2021, 6lbs 10oz!

RIT to Bon Air

At 10:25 PM last night RIT 38 was dispatched on the working fire in Bon Airs local. Command subsequently requested the balance of Company 38 to the scene. Our units operated on scene for approximately one hour before starting to be released by command.