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Welcome to Kennett Fire Company No. 1

301 Dalmatian Street

Kennett Square, PA  19348

Proudly serving the citizens of Kennett Square Borough, Kennett Township, and surrounding communities in Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland.


Photo taken from Tower 24
Photo taken from Tower 24

Smoke In the Building

Kennett Fire Company, August 10

At 11:11am on Thursday, August 10th, Kennett Fire Company was dispatched to assist Longwood Fire Company for a reported building fire at the Shoppes At Longwood Village in the 800 block of E. Baltimore Pike in East Marlborough Township. The reporting party stated that there was smoke in the building but was uncertain where the smoke was coming from.

Kennett's Tower 24 arrived as the First Due Special ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire on W. State Street

Kennett Fire Company, August 05

At 12:08am on Saturday, August 5th, Kennett Fire Company and Longwood Fire Company were dispatched for an appliance fire in the 500 block of W. State Street in Kennett Square Borough. Kennett's Tower 24 made the response along with an Engine from Longwood. While en route to the scene, the responding units were notified that the incident had been upgraded to a building fire.

Tower 24 arrived on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy of Ed "Scoop" Dougherty
Photo courtesy of Ed "Scoop" Dougherty

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Kennett Fire Company, July 25

Kennett Fire Company's Water Rescue personnel responded to assist West Whiteland Fire Company with several water rescues this afternoon. Please remember, don’t attempt to drive through water. Turn around, don’t drown!

Photos courtesy of West Whiteland Fire Company... (Full Story & Photos)

Cat Rescued from Vehicles

Kennett Fire Company, July 21

Just after 9:00am this morning, Longwood Fire Company's Deputy 25 requested Kennett Fire Company to be dispatched to Wawa in the 500 block of W. Cypress Street in Kennett Square Borough for a cat trapped in a vehicle. While at Wawa, Deputy 25 was approached by a woman requesting assistance because she believed a cat was trapped somewhere in her car.

Kennett's Rescue 24 responded to scene. It took ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kennett Fire Company, July 10

At 8:40am on Monday, July 10th, Kennett Fire Company responded to assist Avondale Fire Company with an accident involving an overturned trailer near mile marker 20.3 on the northbound side of the Route 1 Bypass. West Grove Fire Company's Ambulance 22-1 came upon the scene and reported one patient with back pain.

Rescue crews arrived to find a pickup truck and overturned flatbed trailer carrying machinery ... (Full Story & Photos)

Rescue Operation in New Garden Township

Kennett Fire Company, June 26

On Friday, June 16th just before 2 o’clock the Avondale Fire Company was dispatched for an injured person in the 700 block of Penn Green Road in New Garden Township. Ambulance 23 arrived and found an injured male on industrial equipment 40 feet in the air. Ambulance 23 upgraded the incident to an Industrial Rescue and added Tower 24 and Ladder 25 for aerial access.
Assistant 24 arrived and established ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kennett Fire Company, June 06

On Tuesday at 10:20AM, Kennett Fire Company along with other Regional Departments were dispatched to a residential structure fire in Kennett Township. Tower 24, Engine 25-2 and Chief 25 made the response immediately at the time of dispatch.
Chief 25 arrived on location first and reported a 2.5 story, single family dwelling with smoke and fire showing. Chief 25 also reported the possibility of entrapment ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief Officers Sworn In for 2023-2025 Term

Kennett Fire Company, May 04

Kennett Square Mayor Matt Fetick swore in our Chief Officers for the 2023-2025 term at last night's Borough Council meeting. Congratulations to Chief Tom Brady, Deputy Chief Steve Melton, Assistant Chief Rick Franks, and Battalion Chief Bruce Mitchell!... (Full Story & Photos)

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