Friday, September 26, 2014
After months of
planning by both the Milmont and Folsom Fire Companies, the Battle on the
Boulevard, benefitting Crozer Hospital burn center in Upland, was finally held
on September 20th. Thankfully the weather couldn’t have been better
for the six team double elimination tournament. Starting at
830am, the participating teams were Crozer EMS (in green), Woodlyn Fire Co.(in
Ansi Yellow), Bethel Fire Co. (in Pink), Tinicum Fire Co. (in Orange), Folsom
Fire Co.(in Lime Green), and of course Milmont Fire Co. (in Blue).
Members from both
the Folsom and Milmont Fire Companies included firefighters, EMTs, Ladies Auxiliary,
and general members all helped out with making and selling food, t-shirts, and
tickets for prizes with all proceeds going to the burn foundation.
Guests of the
tournament included Lori Markusfield from Crozer Hospital, Councilman David
White, Commissioner Sheri Zuppo, and Jack Whelen. Katherine Scott from Channel
6 ABC news also stopped by to say a few words. Dan Breeze and Chase Frost were honorary
Captains. As Chase was unable to attend this year, Dan threw out the first
Before the last
game was played, Taylor Urian sang the National Anthem to get things started.
The Ridley U8 Little League team was also honored for their Mid-Atlantic
Championship where they went 15-0 in three tournaments. They were handed their
plaques by Katherine Scott. DJ Steve Skalish provided entertaining commentary
and music for the championship game.
game came down to Tinicum winning over Bethel Fire Company.
Approximately $4200.00 was raised for The Nathan Speare Burn
Center at Crozer Hospital.
Along with the numerous monetary sponsorships from local
businesses, the committee would like to thanks those who participated that day
that was greatly appreciated:
Crozer EMS ParamedicsProspect Park Fire Company
Coca Cola Company
Herr’s Snack FoodsRoma DeliMichael's Sandwich ShopPhiladelphia Pretzel FactoryHome Depot
Ridley Township for the use of the field
Further pictures in gallery courtesy of Amy Jackson and Janie Boyle
The 2nd Battle On The Boulevard is quickly approaching. There is still time to be a sponsor with your company name listed on the back of the shirt that all the player will be wearing.Sponsorship start at $50. Any business interested in sponsorship or donating in anyway can call BETSY 6106337963 TEXT ME OR EMAIL ME AT email@example.com for more sponsor information."The Battle" will be played September 20th with games expected to start at 830am.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
The Milmont Fire Company Folsom Fire Companies will be sponsoring the 2nd annual Battle of the Boulevard Softball Tournament Saturday September 20th, 2014. This tournament benefits The Nathan Speare Regional Burn Center at Crozer. This year we are opening it up to local fire companies wishing to participate. If your company is interested in playing please contact Betsy Sullivan at 610-633-7963, station 49 at 610-532-3232 or leave a message on this web site.
Registration fee is to be post marked by July 15th, and rosters can be turned in no later than August 1st. Each player on the roster will need to be a member of their respective fire company by July 31,2014 and be on the roster in order to play. No changes in rosters after August 1st.
Teams will be assigned a t-shirt color that has foundation sponsors on the back and each player will be required to purchase that team shirt ($8-$10) in order to play. This is the tournament uniform. All proceeds go to the burn foundation.
Double eliminations, each game will go for 1 hour or 5 innings whichever comes first, 10 run rule, 6'-10' arc, co-eds teams are encouraged.
This is a fun game so we ask no "Ringers". The championship game will be 7 innings with no time limit.
Start time will be 8am at Father Nall Field next to Tom N Jerrys on W MacDade Boulevard and food and drinks will be available for purchase.
The Milmont Fire Company held its annual 4th of July parade celebration on Saturday June 28th. Due to the busy 4th of July schedule, the parade is held early so more people and community members can attend. Members of the motorcycle club Warrior Watch, Boy Scouts Club 43, 777 VFW Vets, local car club, and surrounding fire companies participated. Dave White and Jack Whelen also walked in the parade. Children decorated their bikes and received participation certificates. Back at the firehouse, members of the fire company passed out free hamburgers and hotdogs to everyone and set up a sprinkler off the engine 49-2. There was also a moonbounce for the kids among other activities. Special thanks to Betsy and Richard Sullivan for their hard work in getting this parade together and help the community of Milmont Park every year.A great time was held by all.
June 24th at 23:11 the company was dispatched to 902 W MacDade , the Italian Village restaurant Milmont Park, for a building fire. A resident was out when he noticed fire coming out of a vent in the kitchen area and called 911. Upon arrival, 49-9A (Volpone) advised incoming units of a working building fire in the kitchen of the restaurant. Fire was quickly extinguished limiting the damage. Companies checked for extension and were made available with in 45 minutes of the initial call. No one was injured during the call.
Sunday, June 29, 2014
On June 20th at 14:40hrs, the Milmont Fire Company assisted by companies 18 (Folsom), 67 (Woodlyn), and 8 (Prospect Park R.I.T.) was dispatched to 600 block of Willowbend for a range on fire in a single family dwelling. Upon arrival, 49-9A advised all incoming units of a stovetop grease fire. Tower, engine and ambulance 49 responded. On 49-9A arrival, the fire was under control but heavy smoke conditions throughout the home. Firefighters placed fans in service and checked for fire extension in in walls and ceiling around the area of the stove. No residents or firefighters were injured and company was in service for about an hour.
The Forty-Eight Graduation Commencement took place indoors this year due to rain on June 10th. Ambulance 49 staffed by EMS Capt. Jackson, EMS Lt. Sullivan, and firefighter Ryan Curley, stood by in the gym incase there were any medical emergencies.
Member's Richard Sullivan III, Dylan Latoroco, and Charles Slackway were among the graduates. The Officer's, Board of Directors, and members of Station 49 want to congratulate them and wish good luck in their post high school careers.
RHS class of 2014
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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Monday, May 19, 2014
Ambulance 49-7 stood by on a beautiful sunny day May 19th at the annual Ridley Township Police Association Safety Picnic was held. The association sponsors this annual picnic for the children of all Ridley Township Elementary and Middle Schools. Sporting games and a pie eating contest were held along with free lunch for all who attended.
With ambulance crew consisting of EMS Captain Amy Jackson and Lt. Nancy Sullivan helped with stuffing hotdog for lunch and took care a few minor scraps. One student was transported to Crozer for a minor injury.
Among some Ridley Township Police Officers, also participating was the Ridley Highway Department, Pennsylvania State Mounted Police with their horses, Aston K9 unit with JAX, Boeing Fire Company truck, and the Phillie Phanatic, which greeted all the kids.
A great time was held by all.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
On May 7th, Tower 49 and Ambulance 49 with members Captain Richard Sullivan, EMS Captain Amy Jackson, and firefighter Dylan Latrocco assisted the Delaware County Law Enforcement Memorial Foundation with raising of the flag with Tower 44 from Springfield Fire Company. The memorial is located in Rose Tree Park Upper Providence and is also home to the LODD Firefighter Memorial.
This was the 17th annual memorial honoring those officers with a line of duty death. This years inductee was Officer Edward Wehe III of Delaware County Park Police. Ofc. Wehe had just returned from an assist at the George C Hill Correctional Facility where a planned protest was taking place. He suffered a cardiac event on November 5, 2013 that he did not recover from. He was also a part time officer for the Marcus Hook Police Department. Ofc. Wehe was 57 and is survived by his daughter.
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