NEW BUILDING DEDICATION CEREMONYSATURDAY MAY 10,2014 12 NOON-3:00 PMDarby 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 CommunityParking 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 email@example.com
Monday, February 24, 2014
CLICK ON PIC FOR SLIDE SHOW,SCROLL OVER PIC FOR CAPTIONSDue 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
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 QuinnOther 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 ]
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
from the corner
Thursday, December 5, 2013
Concrete poured today,new apron and sidewalks....
Monzo digs a HOLE !
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....PAPPARAZZICLICK 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
drainage trench excavated to set up
frames for pouring.
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.
The Chimney,with new firewall.
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.
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...firstname.lastname@example.org 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
view from the hill on Lawrence Ave.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013
Harrys check cashing for the working commercial building fire click on pic for galleryphoto KMC
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