PECO will be replacing a gas main running under the SEPTA tracks starting Tuesday July 5, 2022. Saxer Avenue will be CLOSED from Hart Lane to Rolling Road for the duration of the project. PECO anticipates this will be 60 days (hoping for less). Please use caution when driving through the area. All the local businesses will be open during the construction. Please refer to the attach flier for more information and how to ask questions.
On Saturday June 11 despite the chilly weather Springfield Fire Company attended two block parties in town. The first was the 400 block of Prospect Road and the second was on North Highland Road. The members want to thank the residents for their hospitality. The children enjoyed a tour of the truck and using the fire hose.
Squad 44 on the 400 block of Prospect
Squad 44 crew letting children use the fire hose on Highland
On May 25, 2022 the fire company had a busy day. At 517am we responded to a carbon monoxide alarm on Country Club Lane, it was a faulty detector. At 836am we responded to I476 north bound with Broomall Fire Company for an accident with injuries, EMS treated one minor injury. At 934am crews responded to an accident at Baltimore Pike and Papermill Road, there was one minor injury there. At 1231 the company responded to a street sweeper on fire at Baltimore Pike and Norwinden Drive at the Gulf gas station. Two engines and a crew of 10 made quick work of the fire. At 420 pm crews responded to State and Collins for an accident, there was one minor injury at that location. While clearing that call the company responded with Broomall Fire Company to I476 north bound for an accident involving a motorcycle. Crews assisted with patient care and traffic control until they cleared the highway. At 528pm crews responded to State Road under Sproul Road for an accident with injuries, crews assisted EMS. At 1019pm crews responded to assist EMS on a cardiac arrest in the 100 block of Baltimore Pike. The officers of the fire company want to thank all the volunteers and staff for their professionalism and quick response to assist those in need.
On Saturday May 14 the company went to West Chester Fire Departments training facility to practice live burns. 20 firefighters went and participated in several live fire evolutions. The company went at 9am and returned a little after 2pm.
Deputy Chief Foran giving a safety briefing
FF Verica taking a break
Facility Representative giving safety instructions
Firefighters taking a break between evolutions
On May 9, 2022 at 345pm Springfield Police responded to a call for traffic lights out at Brookside Road and Springfield Road. As the officer arrived he saw an apartment on fire a block away. He called for the fire company. The officer was approached by a 12 year old resident who confirmed a hearing impaired older male was still in the building on the second floor. Springfield Fire Company along with Clifton Heights, Garretford-Drexel Hill and Collingdale responded. Springfield Fire had an engine on scene within 3 minutes and firefighters entered the building and removed the male. He was treated at the scene by EMS. The fire was confined to the living room in the first floor apartment. Companies were on scene for about an hour and 30 minutes. We want to thank Manoa and Aston fire companies for covering the township while we operated at the scene. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the township fire marshal.