Chester Township Fire Company

Recent News

19 Aug 2019

Rip Uncle Bob

The Officers and Members of Chester Township Fire Company regretfully announce the passing of “Uncle Bob”. Uncle Bob was the uncle of junior member Justin Wagner. Please keep Justin and his family in your thoughts and prayers in there time of grief. He will be missed. 

15 Aug 2019

Happy Birthday!

The Officers and Members of the Chester Township Fire Company would like to wish David Smiley Sr. a Happy 55th Birthday!

15 Aug 2019


The Officers and Members would like extend our thoughts and prayers to the Men and Women of the Philadelphia Police Department as 6 of their Officers were injured tonight.
14 Aug 2019

Accident with Fire Reported

Yesterday at 1:04 pm Companies 47, 52 , MICU45, MICU82, AMB 52, medic 100 responded to an accident with fire. Crews arrived on scene and discovered a two vehicle accident. One of the vehicles had a small fire coming from the engine compartment. The fire was quickly controlled. The scene was put under control within a half hour.

11 Aug 2019

Chester Township’s Movie Night

Last night Rescue 47 and Utility 47, with a crew of four, participated in the Township’s movie night held at the Township Building. The crew had the trucks on display for all the kids and residents and answered any questions they had. Rescue 47 provided lighting for the event. Thanks for the invite!
2 Aug 2019

Rest in Peace, Captain Ralph Marquis

The Officers and Members of the Chester Township Fire Company would like to extend our condolences to the Brooklawn Fire Company, in the recent loss of Captain Ralph Marquis. Captain Marquis was an active life member who served the Brooklawn Fire Company for more than 18 years.
31 Jul 2019

Carbon monoxide alarm

This morning at 7:10am, companies 47,17,52, AMB 52 and Medic 100A were dispatched to 1300-BLK of Elson Road, (Toby Farms section)  for a carbon monoxide alarm. Crews arrived on location and investigated. Crews discovered that it was a bad battery in the detector. All companies were placed available by 47 command. 

29 Jul 2019

Building Fire Investigation

Yesterday, 7/28/2019, at 9:30 pm, Companies 47,81,17,52 RIT39 and Duty Engine 40 were dispatched to Bridgeview Senior Living Apartments for a building fire. Crews discovered an electrical fire that was caused by a toaster. Crews investigated heat in the walls. No smoke or fire was evident. All companies were placed available by Chief 47. 

Rest in Peace, Brandon Seglem

The members of Chester Township Fire Company would like to extend our condolences to the family, friends, and Members of the Rocky Run Fire Company on the loss of Brandon Seglem. 

Rest in Peace Brandon, you will be missed!
15 Jul 2019

Building Fire

At 7:14 pm Companies 47, 52, 17 and Duty Engine 39 were dispatched to Astra Foods at 1 McDonald Blvd, in the I95 Industrial Center for a water flow alarm. Engine 17 and Squad 47 arrived on location first to find alarm sounding.  Crews investigated the alarm. The entire building was checked. Nothing evident was found for the alarm sounding. All companies were placed available by Chief 47. 
14 Jul 2019
Rescue 47
Rescue 47

47’s night out to Bridgeport Speedway 

Last night Rescue 47 went with a crew of four to Bridgeport Speedway for their First Responders Night. During the event, we were allowed to go around the track to celebrate with the fans. 
12 Jul 2019

Happy Birthday!
(July 12th, 2019)

The Officers and Members of Station 47 would like to wish Cadet Member, Charlotte Arscott, a Happy 14th Birthday! 

11 Jul 2019

Duty Crew

Yesterday, Company 47 served as the 1st District Duty Crew, in service from 1800 hrs until 2200 hrs. During that time, the crew of 7 were dispatched to 3 emergencies. Crews responded to an Automatic Fire Alarm in Upper Chichester, a transformer fire in Aston Township, and an Automatic Fire Alarm in Trainer. 

11 Jul 2019

Fire Prevention (July 11th 2019)

On July 11th, 2019, Company 47 went over to The Chester Community Charter School for a fire prevention detail. Crews had Rescue 47 on display, along with Chesters Fire Safety Mobile Education Trailer.

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