Modena Fire Company

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2014 Incidents
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Jan 20 79
Feb 41 101
Mar 25 78
Apr 34 86
May 17 69
Jun 19 81
Jul 24 80
Aug 19 62
Sep 16 51
Oct 0 0
Nov 0 0
Dec 0 0
Total 215 687

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2013 306 853
2012 279 773
2011 255 740
2010 243 243
2009 258 661
2008 332 609
2007 332 645
2006 273 613
2005 240 624
2004 240 581
2003 238 583

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October is Fire Prevention Month

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, October 11

Smoke alarms Op/ed by Chief Frank Dowlin

When was the last time you tested the smoke alarms in your home? Was it last week? Last month? A year ago?

If you’re like many people, you may not even remember. Smoke alarms have become such a common feature of U.S. households that they’re often taken for granted, and aren’t tested and maintained as they should.

However, working smoke alarms are a critical ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Attends Thorndale's 75th Anniversary Celebration

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 27

Today the Thorndale Fire Company celebrated 75 years of service to Caln Township and neighboring communities. In a ceremony that began at 4pm Chief Cordisco and President Arnold welcomed the guests and neighboring fire companies.

Chief Cordisco introduced the various dignitaries and then read a brief history of the fire company. Following that the officers of the company were recognized along with ... (Full Story & Photos)

Serious Accident on Strasburg Road

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 25

On Thursday evening September 25, 2014 the Modena Fire Company was alerted at 2121 to the 2100 block of Strasburg Road in East Fallowfield Township for an auto accident.

Ambulance 37-1 and Deputy 37(Perine) made the response on scene for an SUV heavily damaged in the middle of the road that struck a telephone pole.

Medic 93 was alerted as well as fire police from both Modena and Westwood to close ... (Full Story & Photos)

Long Night for Fire Police at Train Derailment in South Coatesville

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 15

On Monday Evening around 2052 the Modena Fire Company Fire Police were alerted to close South 1st Avenue between Newlinville Road and Modena Road.

A train hauling steel ingots crossing 1st avenue at the gate 9/gate 4 entrance to Arcelor Mittal derailed two cars causing damage to the road and breaking the train track in pieces. Fire Police remained on scene for one hours and were released as the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Attends Newlin FEMS Committee's "COUNT ME IN" Party

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 13

On Saturday evening September 13th 2014 the Modena Fire Company again was traveling this time to Newlin Township's "Count Me In" party.

This party/fundraiser is held by Newlin's Fire & Emergency Services Support Committee. This year's event was held at the Natural Lands Trust's ChesLen Preserve on Cannery Road.

The event was free to all fire and EMS personnel from Po-Mar-Lin, West Bradford, and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Company Attends South Coatesville Day

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 13

On Saturday September 13 2014 the Modena Fire Company traveled to South Coatesville to attend their annual community day.

Crews spent the morning cleaning apparatus from the fire the night before, so that the trucks looked presentable.

Around 11 am they took their position on Modena Road and opened up the trucks for display, joining the company was Comm 1 Chester County's communications unit.

A ... (Full Story & Photos)

Large Trash Fire at Coatesville Scrap Iron Company in South Coatesville

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 12

On September 12th 2014, At 2230 hours the Modena Fire Company along with Arcelor Mittal Fire Companies were dispatched to the Coatesville Scrap Iron Company on South First Ave in South Coatesville Borough for a trash fire.

Deputy 37 Perine was on the scene with a very large Fluff pile on fire. Deputy 37 Requested Westwood and Wagontown full company's and Coatesville's Ladder to assist.

Engine ... (Full Story & Photos)

Kidde Recalls Smoke and Combination Smoke/CO alarms Due to Alarm Failure

Fire Chief Frank Dowlin, September 12

Name of Product: Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms Hazard: The alarms could fail to alert consumers of a fire or a CO incident following a power outage. Remedy: Replace Consumer Contact: Kidde toll-free at (844) 553-9011 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. ET Monday through Friday or online at and click on Recalls for more information. Recall Details ... (Full Story & Photos)

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