Darby Fire Company 1

NEW BUILDING DEDICATION CEREMONY "SAVE THE DATE"

NEW BUILDING DEDICATION CEREMONY


SATURDAY MAY 10,2014    12 NOON-3:00 PM


Darby Fire Company #1 will be having a Dedication ceremony for the New Apparatus room and Renovations to our existing firehouse.


The project is completed(a few small items remain to be done)and we will be showing off our new building with our members,family and friends of Darby Fire Company #1.


It will be a fun filled day with Dedication shirts,mugs,and limited edition coins for sale marking this special day in our 239th year of service to our Community


Parking will be limited on Quarry St. and parking will be available on New Walnut St. in the Municipal parking lots and on the street for visiting fire apparatus,New Walnut St. will be Closed off to traffic and Fire Police controlled.


For more info please call the firehouse 610-583-5111 or e-mail me at darbykevin@aol.com       





 


                                                   


     
way back

way back

09/28/2013

09/28/2013



 

BUILDING UPDATE 02/24/2014

Monday, February 24, 2014  CLICK ON PIC FOR SLIDE SHOW,SCROLL OVER PIC FOR CAPTIONS





Due to some weather delays(snowstorms,ice,rain,thunder,lightning,and everything else Mother Nature could throw at us,the work continues.... ANOTHER UPDATE IN 10 DAYS !


     
new LED overhead lites thruout the new addition,with sensors,stay on for 30 minutes

new LED overhead lites thruout the new
      addition,with sensors,stay on for 30
      minutes



 

2014 NEW LIFE MEMBERS ( 25 YEARS OF SERVICE )

The following members have been added to the Life Membership rolls of the company for 2014,having joined our company in 1989 they have served our Community for 25 years as Firefighters,Emergency Medical Technicians,Paramedics and Dispatchers.


Maybe your lives were touched by these members in some way,either on calls, in friendship,family,or maybe you heard of them,their stories,their reputations..We the Members and Officers of Darby #1 are Proud and Grateful of your Accomplishments in 25 Years and Thanks for spending those years with US !


                                                         Lew Epright Jr.


                                                          Steve Dinnella


                                                         Theresa Quinn





Other members who have reached milestones in years of service...


                                                      Pasquale Condy -68 years


                                                      Adam Danesi - 63 years


                                                      Leonard Danesi- 63 years


                                                      Joe Barbine Sr. - 61 years


                                                      James Strawley - 55 years


                                                      Richard Galli Sr. - 55 years


                                                      Charles Harvey - 55 years


                                                      James Muglie - 50 years


                                                      Robert Cochran - 45 years


                                                      Victor Respoli Jr. - 45 years


                                                      Larry Tallon Sr. - 45 years


                                                      Tony Terra - 40 years


                                                      James Horan Jr. - 40 years


                                                      Robert Allen - 40 years


                                                      Henry Blanck - 40 years


                                                      Jack Criswell - 40 years


                                                      Charles McKemey - 40 years


                                                      Larry Tallon Jr. - 35 years


                                                      Vince Mazzotta - 35 years


                                                      Thomas Blair - 35 years


                                                      Joe Trigg - 30 years


                                                  ... [ more ]

   


 

New Building Update

Thursday, January 2, 2014  Since Dec. 5,2013 we have had a couple of weather related delays at the site and a couple of days where the temps reached 70 degrees. Still the work goes on,and as this article is posted we are having a snowstorm outside..enjoy the pics...more to come.


     
PL-04 posing out front

PL-04 posing out front

from the corner

from the corner



 

The Big Pour..Apron and sidewalk

Thursday, December 5, 2013  Concrete poured today,new apron and sidewalks....


     
Monzo digs a HOLE !

Monzo digs a HOLE !



 

Another Construction Update

Since our last posting on November 18th. the New Apparatus room and renovations are progressing daily. For those members living out of State,and those who are past members,its a beautiful sight long overdue. If you are in the area stop by and say hello.


So as of today I have taken 1100 pics of the project,pics will be be put on DVD for showing at Dedication ceremony....PAPPARAZZI


CLICK ON PIC TO VIEW ALBUM,CLICK AGAIN FOR SLIDE SHOW...MISS A POST...HIT  PREVIOUS BUTTON ON BOTTOM OF HOME PAGE..


     
The truss all members signed installed

The truss all members signed installed

drainage trench excavated to set up frames for pouring.

drainage trench excavated to set up
      frames for pouring.



 

A busy month on the site

From October 15 th  to present day the building has taken shape and the corner of Quarry and Chester Pike has changed. The block work is complete,roof and trusses are installed and the floor has been poured. With this great weather we are having the project is half done.       (click on any pic for slide show)


     
Cutting back on old roof rafters in hall,101 year old wood.

Cutting back on old roof rafters in
      hall,101 year old wood.

The Chimney,with new firewall.

The Chimney,with new firewall.



 

FIRE ON FIFTH ST.

 PIPELINE-04 arrived this afternoon 11/13/2013  to 123 S. 5th St. Darby Borough to find fire showing from division 2 supply line was laid and 2 hand lines went in service. Command on the scene was assumed by F/F Jason O'Neill. A 2nd alarm was struck for manpower. Picture courtesy of Pat Kilroy.





     
KILROY PHOTO

KILROY PHOTO

KC PHOTO

KC PHOTO



 

Week 6 and 7 the birth of a building

Work on the renovations continue and a building is taking shape before our eyes,some glitches and rain, but the work continued.


To our past and present members...have any pictures of the construction of the Apparatus room in 1960,or any pics you would like to share,contact me...kcarry@darbyfireco1.org





click on pic for gallery.


All pics by Kevin Carry and owned by DFC#1,if you use please credit,Thanks.


     
found a horse shoe buried in the dirt on the rear of the lot,more than likely from the old milkhouse horse powered delivery carts.

found a horse shoe buried in the dirt on
      the rear of the lot,more than likely
      from the old milkhouse horse powered
      delivery carts.

view from the hill on Lawrence Ave.

view from the hill on Lawrence Ave.



 

5th & Main Harrys check cashing

Tuesday, October 1, 2013  Harrys check cashing for the working commercial building fire





click on pic for gallery


photo KMC


     



 
 
 

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