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Newtown Square Fire Co. Responds to 60 Emergencies in June

Newtown Square Fire Co. No. 1's fire log for June indicates that 60 emergencies were responded to.

NEWTOWN SQUARE–For the month of June, the responded to 60 total emergencies, which is up from 52 in May, in Newtown Township and its neighboring towns.

Since January, there have been a total of 340 emergencies or calls for assistance that the fire company has responded to.

The 60 emergencies were broken down by time of day–from morning to night. There were 42 daytime, up from eight in May, (6 a.m. to 6 p.m.) emergencies that the fire company responded to in June; 12 in the evening (6 p.m. to 9:59 p.m.) and 6 during the night, down from 11 in May, (10 p.m. to 5:59 a.m.).

In June, there was a total of 607 fire members, staff and personnel utilized with a total of 247.76 staffing hours and no property loss for the month. In addition to staffing hours, training exercises were conducted, jumping the number of total staffing hours to 298.76 hours.

According to the fire company, the training was held in-house (no outside department training was conducted) and a total of 19 members participated in the drills with a total of 51 hours spent during these training sessions.

The drills that were held in June consisted of: accident reconstruction/scene preservation; Llyondell overview of plant operations and building; crew meeting and clean-up; water rescue at ; and fire police law review.

In their monthly report, the fire company shared their thanks and support from the community and Newtown Board of Supervisors, and welcomed any visitors and volunteers to the Newtown Square Fire Co. 1.

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