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.

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.



     



 

SQUAD 56 HEADS BACK TO UPPER DARBY

Thursday, September 12, 2013  This afternoon Squad 56 was on the second run of the day covering Upper Darby Township Fire Department while they were operating on a working fire. Earlier Brookline Bon Air and Manoa responded to a fire alarm on Lawrence Rd.

   


 

SQUAD 56 RESPONDS TO UPPER DARBY ON 2ND ALARM BUILDING FIRE

Wednesday, September 11, 2013  Shortly after 7:00pm Squad 56 assisted UDFD Companies 37 (Upper Darby), 36 (Cardington), 26 (Highland Park) 20 Garrettford-Drexel Hill), 74 (Primos-Secane) on a building fire on the 300 Block of Kingston Road. Crews from Squad and Utility 56 assisted with overhaul. Crew was onscene for over an hour. Also on scene were Company 19 (Lansdowne), Company 34 (Llanerch), Company 04 (Darby), and Numerous EMS units. Company 56 went available at 9:30pm.  

   


 

WELCOME TO OUR REDISIGNED WEBSITE

Wednesday, September 11, 2013  We hope you like the new redisigned look of our website. New stories and pictures will continue to be added to keep our residents, members, and fellow firefighters informed of the happenings of Manoa Fire Company. Thanks to Firecompanies.com for continuing to be our website partner. Thanks for stopping to our page!

   


 

NEW WEBSITE COMING SOON

Tuesday, July 9, 2013  We have been working with our longtime website partners at Firecompaniies.com to update and give our website a new look. Please check back over the next few weeks for our new look!

   


 

ACCIDENT WITH CONFINEMENT MANOA AND EARLINGTON

Wednesday, May 1, 2013  Just before 1pm today the rescue assignement was dispatched to Manoa Rd and Earlington Rds for the accident with entrapment. Chief 35-9 arrived on location and reported a 2 vehicle accident with confinement to one car that would require a door pop and held the assignment to Engine 35, Rescue 56 and EMS. Upon arrival of Rescue 56 the vehicle was stabilized, the door was spread open and then cut and removed for EMS access. Total extrication time was 3 minutes. Units on the dispatch Rescue 56, Rescue 38 Oakmont, Engine 35 Brookline, Ambulance 34 Llanerch, Medic 108, Medic 108-9 and HTPD.

For video of extrication please check out our facebook page.

https://www.facebook.com/?ref=tn_tnmn#!/pages/Manoa-Fire-Company-Station-56/441088510075

   


 

RIT 56 RESPONDS ON WORKING BUILDING FIRE IN LANSDOWNE

Saturday, April 27, 2013  At 21:35 Hours Company 19 Lansdowne, Company 20 Garretford Drexel Hill, Company 03 Clifton Heights, Medic 105 Mercy Fitz Paramedic Dept and RIT 56 were dispatched to the unit block of W Stewart Ave for a possible building fire. First arriving Police reported a working fire with heavy smoke from the rear. Crews from 19,20, 03 stretched several handlines, completed searches, and ventilated. Rescue 56 made the RIT response with a staffing of 7 and on scene threw several ground ladders for access and removed a few doors to the rear fire escape.  The Rescue returned to Manoa just before 23:00 hours.

   


 

SQUAD 56 COVERS STATION 42

Saturday, April 13, 2013  Just before 7am Squad 56 was dispatched to cover the Collingdale Fire Company Station 42 while they were operating at a multi alarm fire in Darby Boro. During the cover Squad 56 ran a Natural Gas main struck in the 1000 block of Bartram Ave. with Engine 65-2 (Garden City) and Ladder 43 (Holmes). Companies stood by for Peco to arrive and secure the leak. While on scene cews worked under command of Chief Hudyma 43-9.  Squad 56 returned to Manoa just before 2pm.

     



 
 
 

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