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Company 9 Dispatched on Yeadon 2 Alarmer

November 10th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly after command requested the 2nd alarm Engine 09-2 was on the street and arrived on location shortly after dispatch. Crews quickly were placed to work on the top floor assisting crews with opening the common attic to check for extension as well as primary search efforts as well as performing vertical ventilation. Crews assisted Truck Companies with placing two ventilation holes over the fire apartment and common stairwells. Engine 09-1 also responded on the call. Crews remained well after [...]

Busy Weekend for Company 9

November 2nd, 2012 No Comments

During the course of the weekend Company 9 responded to a total of 8 calls ranging from brush fires to building fires to alarm systems. Company 9 responded to 4 Alarm System Activations, 1 Brush Fire, 1 Assist EMS, and 2 building fires both in our first due. First building fire was located around the corner of station 9 and was a strong odor and smoke condition throughout a 3 story MOD. Crews located a burnt up outlet and extension [...]

Storm Brings Busy Night for crews, Including 2 Alarmer

October 28th, 2012 No Comments

Stormy weather brought multiple runs for Company 9 in the course of three days. During the storm Company 9 responded to 3 wire’s calls, 1 Assist Police, 3 Building fires, 4 fire alarm systems, and a gas leak. One of the building fires ending up being a 2 alarm fire with entrapment. While responding to another call Engine 09-1 was re-routed as an Engine Company on a working fire with entrapment assignment that Companies 06 & 42 were on location [...]

First in Engine on Collingdale 2 Alarmer

October 12th, 2012 No Comments

Company 09 was dispatched to 153 Wayne Ave, Collingdale for a Building Fire reported with entrapment. Engine 09-2 marked up in seconds after dispatch and was advised Police had heavy smoke showing and could see the header from the station. Asst. Chief 42-9A arrived and reported heavy smoke showing from the first floor of a 2 story middle of the row, and shortly after reported heavy fire in the rear of the dwelling on the exterior and interior. Engine 09-2 [...]

Two Working Fires, First in back to back

September 30th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly before 1am Company 9 was dispatched to 909 Delview on the working fire assignment in Folcroft. Engine 09-2 responded with 5 and arrived shortly after Engine 01. Per 01 Command Engine 09-2 was advised to lay in and take side A. Engine 01 was reporting a car fire with extension to a deck and dwelling in the rear. Crews from 09-2 stretched an 1 ¾ handline threw ground ladders and began an interior attack. Crews encountered fire in the [...]

Fatal First Due Apartment Fire

May 15th, 2012 No Comments

Shortly after the regular weekly drill the box assignment was struck out for 601 Poplar, Spring Village Apartments for a reported building fire in our First Due local. On the ticket were Companies 09 (Sharon Hill), 05 (Glenolden), 01 (Folcroft), RIT-19 (Lansdowne), and Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital EMS Units. Engine 9-2 with a crew of 7 firefighters under the command of Asst. Chief Miller quickly hit the street during dispatch. Asst. Chief Attix arrived and reported heavy fire showing from 2nd [...]

Engine 9-2 arrives with Heavy Smoke Showing

May 11th, 2012 No Comments

After a busy day running two fire alarms in the first due Engine Company 9 was dispatched to the unit block of High Street, Sharon Hill for reported smoke coming from the dwelling. Engine 9-2 hit the streets in seconds with 4 and was quickly advised by Ambulance 04-7B they had heavy smoke showing. Engine 9-2 secured its own water supply and arrived to find a 2 Story Middle of the Row with heavy smoke showing from the 1st floor. [...]

Company 9 Secures multiple grants.

March 26th, 2012 No Comments

Through the hard-work and dedication of several members the Sharon Hill Fire Company was able to secure well over $315,000 of funding. The funds came from both State and Federal Government agencies. From the Pennsylvania's Office for the State Fire Commissioner we recieved close to $12,000 for a new thermal imager to improve our firefighting abilities and allow one thermal imager per Engine the Sharon Hill Fire Co. currently operates. The Second Grant came from the Department of Homeland Security [...]

Engine Co Dumps House for Kitchen Fire

March 21st, 2012 No Comments

Just before 8pm while clearing an Automatic Fire Alarm in Glenolden Company 9 was dispatched for a reported house fire in the 1200 Block of Noblet in Darby Township. Engine 09-2 & 09-1 responded from the scene while Engine 09-3 responded from Station 9. Engine 09-2 arrived to find a 1 story single family dwelling with smoke showing from Side A-Alpha. Crews stretched an 1 3/4 handline while Engine 09-1 dropped a supply line into Engine9-2. Crews from Engine 09-1, [...]

RIT & Engine Co Run on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

December 7th, 2011 No Comments
RIT & Engine Co Run on 2nd Working Fire in 12hrs

Shorlty after closing tree sales for the night the RIT Assignment was struck out for Lansdowne Borough in the area of Stratford & Lansdowne for a reported house fire. RIT Engine 09-2 with a crew of 8 under the command of Capt. Miller. Chief 19-9 (Young) arrived and reported he had heavy fire showing from the 1st and 2nd floor of a single family dwelling. RIT Engine 09-2 arrived just behind Truck 19 and assisted Engine 24 with establishing Engine [...]

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View of the Hall

Interested in renting a hall for an upcoming party or event? Look no further that the Sharon Hill Fire Companies hall can seat up to 160 people comfortably, has a spacious dance floor, and is situated near several major highways and roadways. [More Info]

Dance Floor and Seating AreaSeating area on other sideBanquet Hall Dance Floor

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19 W Stratford Ave, Lansdowne - RIT & Engine Co 19 W Stratford Ave, Lansdowne - RIT & Engine Co Engine 9-1, 9-2 and Chief on scene Engine 9-1 standing by the hydrant Engine 9-2 covering Chester Heights Picture of Dog rescued from the fire

The Big Three Fire Companies

The Phrase "The Big Three" refers to the Glenolden (05), Folcroft (01), and Sharon Hill (09) Fire Companies. All Three Companies work together to train and respond to emergencies together as a collective professional department despite being three seperate organizations.