Manoa Fire Company

The Manoa Fire Company is one of five volunteer fire stations serving the 9.5 square miles of Haverford Township. The Company provides fire suppression, rescue operations, and assists with emergency medical services to the Township's approximate 50,000 residents. The Company's firefighting staff is 100% volunteer, staffing an Engine, a Rescue, and a Rescue-Pumper 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In order to continue to provide this vital service to the community, the Manoa Fire Company is always looking for new members. If you are interested in becoming part of something special and joining the brotherhood of firefighting, see our Become a Member section.

VEHICLE RESCUE OPERATIONS TRAINING

Monday, May 18, 2015   This evening members trained on Vehicle Rescue Operations. It also gave us a chance to use a few new recently purchased tools on the Rescue.

   


 

COVER UP ASSIGNMENT IN GLADWYNE

Sunday, May 17, 2015  Squad 56 with a crew of 5 was alerted just before 5am to cover the Gladwyne Fire Company while they operated on a multi-alarm fire in Conshohocken.

   


 

SHED FIRE IN BROOMALL

Friday, May 8, 2015   Engine 56 assisted Broomall Fire Company with a shed fire this afternoon. Also on location was Springfield, Rose Tree and Marple Township Ambulance Corps.

   


 

WORKING FIRE HEMLOCK LANE IN SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP

Monday, May 4, 2015   Crew from Manoa was on the inital alarm for the Rapid Intervention Team with Station 44 (Springfield), Station 53(Broomall), Station 20(Garrettford Drexel Hill, Station 58(Bon Air) and 44-7(Springfield EMS). Additional companies were later called bringing in Station 34(Llanerch), Station 03(Clifton Heights) and several EMS units as well as Station 67(Woodlyn Canteen). Photos taken by Station 56 Photographer Sherry Tappan.

     



 

BRUSH FIRE ON RITTENHOUSE CIRCLE

Friday, May 1, 2015  Shortly before 7pm 56-9C (Coll) alerted Fireboard of a brush on the trail behind the homes on the 400 block of Rittenhouse Circle. Crews from Squad and Engine 56 gained access through the parking lot of the YMCA and put a quick knock on the fire with an 1 3/4 line containing it from spreading to a nearby large shed. Crews were on scene for about an hour. 

     



 

YMCA ANNUAL FAMILY FUN DAY

Saturday, April 25, 2015  Rescue and Utility 56 attended the YMCA's Annual Family Fun day this afternoon. Children and parents had a chance to learn more about what we do and learn about the equipment on the trucks. 

   


 

FeedTheFire - Honoring the Life of Weston Keeton

Tuesday, March 24, 2015  Last evening the Crew from Manoa Fire Company had the chance to participate in a truly heartwarming event : The 1st annual nationwide‪#‎FEEDTHEFIRE‬ event, which commemorated the one-year passing of Weston Keeton, who passed away at age seven due to complications of a heart and lung transplant at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Weston loved everything about the fire service. In his honor, his family started this event to pay it forward for Weston. We were treated to great food, WOGL Oldies 98.1 prize van and most importantly a chance to meet friends of Weston's family who helped us get to know about Weston and his family. We presented a mounted furnace piece to be given to Weston's family and Weston Keeton was the OIC of Rescue 56 for the night. We are honored to be a part of this event! 

     



 

MFC BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES THREE NEW BOARD APPOINTMENTS

Wednesday, February 11, 2015  The Manoa Fire Company Board of Directors appointed three new Board Members at last nights monthly meeting. Lou Lattanzio and Tom Montagino have been appointed as Directors to fill two vacancies on the Board and Andrew Coll has been appointed as Director serving as the Crew Representative. 

   


 

ACCIDENT WITH ENTRAPMENT VERNON ROAD AND WEST CHESTER PIKE

Monday, January 26, 2015   Shortly after 6am Company 34 (Llanerch), Squad 38 (Oakmont), Rescue 56 (Manoa) and 108-7 (Haverford Paramedics) were dispatched to Vernon Road and West Chester Pike for an accident with entrapment. 34-9 advised he had one patient trapped and 3 additonal patients. Crews from Squad 38 and Rescue 56 worked together to free the patient. A total of four patients were transported to area hospitals. 

     



 

LONG MORNING FOR MEMBERS OF MANOA

Monday, January 19, 2015  Just after 7am Company 56 and Company 53 (Broomall) along with Marple EMS were dispatched to I476 Southbound mile marker 9.5 for an accident with entrapment. A fast moving flash freeze had set in after a freezing rain storm. Squad 56 arrived first on location and found a 13 vehicle accident with numerous injured and several trapped in vehicles.  Rescue 53 arrived and began to work to treat and free people from their cars. 56-9B Established Blue Route Command and requested Rescue 56 and Rescue 44 to come northbound in the southbound lanes and requested numerous EMS units.  Crews remained on the highway for the better part of 5 hours in the freezing pouring rain before returning to the station. While this accident was going on the Engine along with Brookline and Bon Air handled an accident with a vehicle into the house striking the gas meter. Crews stood by with a precautionary handline and awaited Peco's arrival working under the command of 35-9B. Units on scene were as follows: Squad 56 (Manoa), Rescue 56 (Manoa), Rescue 53(Broomall), Rescue 44(Springfield), Marple EMS, Riddle EMS, Crozer EMS, Haverford EMS, Radnor PD, Haverford, PD, and the Pennsylvania State Police. 

     



 
 
 

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