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.

ENGINE 56 RUNS WORKING FIRE IN MARPLE

Sunday, December 1, 2013 02:19 Company 53 (Broomall), Engine 56, Ladder 41 (Newtown Square), Rit 20 (Garretford Drexel Hill), Ambulance and Medic 53 were dispatched to the unit block of Lindbergh Av (Marple Township) for a dwelling fire. Medic 108 arrived and reported a working kitchen fire. Quint 53 arrived and stretched a handline to division 1 Engine 56 layed a supply line and performed a search with Ladder 41 performing ventilation. Crews had the fire knocked quick and checked for overhaul.

     



 

ENGINE 56 ON 2ND ALARM IN RADNOR TOWNSHIP

Friday, November 15, 2013 20:55PM While crews were operating a house fire in Radnor Engine 56 was dispatched to cover Station 15 (Radnor).  Engine 56 with a crew of 6 went responding and while enroute on 476 were relocated to the fire scene. Upon arrival the crew checked in at the manpower pool and shortly after sent to ventilate the roof. Once the roof was opened Engine 56 crew went to the division 2 to assist with overhaul. The Engine returned to town just before midnight and restored the apparatus and cleaned the equipment.  Also on scene from Haverford were Llanerch Fire Company Fireground Rehab Unit, Squad 38 Oakmont and Medic 108A.  Other units on scene Radnor Fire and EMS, Berwyn, Gladwyne, Bryn Mawr, Ardmore, Broomall, King of Prussia, Newtown Square and Conshocken. 

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BEDROOM FIRE 300 BLOCK OF SOUTH MANOA ROAD

Friday, November 15, 2013 05:15AM Company 56, Ladder 35 (Brookline), Engine 34 (Llanerch) and Medic 108 were dispatched to the 300 block of South Manoa Rd for a report of a bedroom fire. Squad 56 (56-9) arrived with Ladder 35 to find a 3 story single family dwelling. 56-9 established Manoa Rd Command while Squad 56 crew stretched a handline to division 2. Engine 34-1 and Engine 56 were told to take hydrant locations. Crews found a bedroom fire that was out but would require ventilation and overhaul. Crews from 56, 34, 35 remained on scene for over an hour and then returned to service.

     



 

SQUAD 56 COVERS DARBY

Wednesday, November 13, 2013  While crews from Darby and other stations fought a 2 alarm fire on S 5th street Squad 56 was requested to cover Darby Station 04 and 21. Squad 56 with a crew of 6 made the cover and were requested to the fire ground to assist picking up equipment. Once cleared 56 returned to 04 to help restore the apparatus from the fire. While returning to town the Squad got a copy and respond to assist Haverford Township Police Department in the 1200 block of West Chester Pike.

     



 

ENGINE 56 COVERS COMPANY 04 DARBY FIRE COMPANY

Tuesday, October 1, 2013  Close to 8pm, about one and half hours into a multi alarm fire on Main Street in Darby Boro, Engine 56 was dispatched to relocate and cover Company 04 (Darby Fire Company). Six Manoa firefighters staffed Engine 56. Also covering Company 04 this evening was an Engine from Company 12 (Eddystone FIre Company) and Truck 63 (Green Ridge Fire Company). Engine 56 returned to Haverford Township shortly before 1am.

     



 

SQUAD 56 RESPONDS ON SECOND ALARM TO RADNOR, ENGINE 56 COVERS BROOMALL

Saturday, September 28, 2013  Just after 1 am Squad 56 (Manoa) along with Engine 38 (Oakmont), and the Chester County Tanker Task force was dispatched on the second alarm assignment to the 600 block of Darby Paoli Road to assist Company 15 (Radnor) and Company 53 (Broomall) on a structure fire. Units from Company 53 and Company 15 arrived on location to find a 2 story 4 car detached garage fully involved. Crew from Squad 56 assisted with hitting hot spots, overhaul, and restoring supply lines. Squad 56 made themselves available around 4 am. Engine 56 covered Company 53 along with Rescue 51 (South Media) while all units operated on Darby Paoli Road. 

     



 

RESCUE 56 ATTENDS SACRED HEART PARISH RED AND WHITE DAY FAMILY PICNIC

Sunday, September 22, 2013  This afternoon a crew took Rescue 56 to Sacred Heart School for the parish's annual red and white day family picnic. Children and adults had a chance to tour the truck and learn more about the equipment we use on this truck. Kids and even some parents had a chance to try on our turnout gear. 

     



 

MAIN LINE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 5K RUN

Sunday, September 22, 2013  Today the utility and a crew attended the annual Main Line Chamber of Commerce 5K Run. The chamber of commerce awards scholarships annually and several of our members have been fortunate to be recipients. We thank the Main Line Chamber for their support of the volunteer fire service.  

     



 

EARLY SUNDAY DWELLING FIRE

Sunday, September 15, 2013  Shortly after 8am on Sunday morning Company 58 (Bon Air), Company 56 (Manoa), Tower 34 (Llanerch), Medic 108 and Ambulance 56-7 were disptatched to the 1400 block of Burmont Road for a reported house fire called in by a passerby. 58-9B arrived on location and confirmed a rear enclosed porch on fire. A special call for RIT 38 (Oakmont) was made after 58-9B's report. Crew from Squad 58 made a quick knock and the fire was contained to the rear porch. Crews from Engine and Squad 56 checked for extension, while crew from Tower 34 ventilated the building. Company 56 cleared the scene by 9am.

     



 

BUSY SATURDAY FOR BLOCK PARTIES

Saturday, September 14, 2013  This past Saturday, Captain Lou Lattanzio, Lead Engineer Steve Benecke and Firefighter Nik Fowler took Squad 56 to 3 block parties in our first due local. Children and parents on Harrington Road, Willowbrook Road, and Rittenhouse Circle enjoyed learning about all the equipment and a chance to operate the booster line.



     



 
 
 

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