Welcome to Parkside Fire Company

107 W. Roland Rd Parkside PA 19015 * phone: 610-872-6136 fax: 610-872-6159

Parkside Fire Company is located about 5 miles south of Philadelphia in Delaware County Pennsylvania. We provide Fire & EMS protection for about 2,500 residents and small businesses in our Primary local and provide mutual aid to surrounding communities. We also provide Advanced Life Support (ALS) with full time Paramedics From Crozer Chester Medical Center. The Fire Department schedules its regular business on Tuesday evenings. Feel free to stop by on any Tuesday night at around 7:00 PM and speak with anyone of our members. We will be more than happy to show you around. The 1st and 4th Tuesday - fire drill night, The 2nd Tuesday - EMS drill night, The 3rd Tuesday - Company Meeting.

Want to be part of the team?.... Work hands on with a top notch medic unit or ride with an established RIT?.... Stop by today and pick up an application, we are always looking for new members.

Parkside Fire Company Photo of The Day


Monday, March 17, 2014 
All portable radios MUST be returned to either Chief Curry or Deputy Chief Clarke. We will be updating the portable radio information. After this process has been completed, you will be returning a portable radio back to you. Thank you for the cooperation.

A New Member of the Family
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 
Congratulations goes out to Firefighter Joe Aiello on the birth of his daughter, Hayden Rose Aiello, born 11/07/2013 at 1:07AM.  Hayden was 6lbs, 5oz, and 19.5 inches long.

We are happy to say everyone is doing well!

Congratulations Joe!

Parkside is Now Hiring Part-Time EMTs
Thursday, October 17, 2013 

Parkside Fire Company is seeking interested applicants for the position of

Part Time EMT


 Overview of Job Description

  • Function in the primary role of an Emergency Medical Technician on a top-notch Medic Unit serving five municipalities in our first-due local and mutual aid for numerous other municipalities in our second-due local
  • Daily inspection of all apparatus and equipment
  • Maintain appropriate inventories and documentation of daily duties
  • House-keeping responsibilities as outlined by the supervisor and / or executive officers

Required Experience and Training:


  • 3 years of 911-based EMS experience
  • High School diploma or possession of GED
  • Hazardous Materials Awareness training
  • National Incident Management System (NIMS) training (100, 200, 700 and 800)
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record (must have two years driving experience)
  • Must have a clean criminal background
  • Current certification as a PA Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician (or higher) or National certification
  • Current CPR certification
  • Emergency Vehicle Operator Course (EVOC) certification
Application Requirements:

  • Current Resume & Cover Letter
  • Proof of all certifications at time of interview
  • Provide two references (non-relative) upon request

DEADLINE for submission: November 1, 2013

Send cover letter and resume by email to: 

Please do not contact the station regarding hiring


Rescue Cover to 42
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 
Around 1930, the Rescue was dispatched to cover Sta. 42 (Collingdale #2). Co. 42 was assisting Co. 04 (Darby) on a 2 Alarm Box Assignment. The Rescue responded with 7 & covered for about 6 hours. No calls were recieved.

Tac 45 assists on the 3 Alarm Fire in Chester
Friday, September 20, 2013 
@1100, Chester Fire Department was dispatched to 1201 W.Front St. for the Box Alarm. On the box was Engine 83, Co. 82, & Medic 83-7. Chester 11 struck the 2nd & 3rd Alarms. Along with Co. 45 was Rescue 52 (Brookhaven), Engine 12 (Eddystone), Ladder 65 (Garden City), Ladder 63 (Green Ridge) for the Rapid Intervention Team, NCC Rescue 13 (Claymont) for the 2nd Rapid Intervention Team, & Canteen 47 (Chester Township), Medic 45-7, & Medic 100-9.

Units arrived & assisted with interior operations. Units operated on scene for about 2 1/2 hours.

2nd Alarm Box Assignment on Chesters East Side
Saturday, August 17, 2013 
@ 0520, The Chester City Box Assignment was struck to the 500 block of E. 10th St. PD arrived to report structure was a vacant fully involved.

Chester 11 arrived a few minutes later to find a 2 story twin fully involved. Chester 11 established command & struck the 2nd Alarm. The Second Alarm Assignment added Engine 45, Rescue 52 (Brookhaven), Ladder 65 (Garden City), Rescue 63 (Green Ridge) for the Rapid Intervention Team, & Canteen 47 (Chester Twp).

Chester 11 ordered units to go into defensive operations. Units went in service with heaviest water lines. Units operated on the Fireground for about 1 1/2 hrs.

Beef and Beer for the Dugan Family
Saturday, July 13, 2013 
The Dugan Family: Jeff, Jen, Jeff Jr, Nick, Sean lost all of there possessions when there house was struck by lightening on June 24, 2013. I would like to get together as friends, family and the community to help then during this most trying time. Please come and support the Dugan Family at the Beef n Beer on August 2, 2013 from 7pm - 11pm at the Lazaretto Ballroom. Cost is $25.00 a person or $40.00 a couple. Tickets can be bought at the door. Please only respond "GOING" if you intend on attending. We will be using that as a head count. Tickets can also be bought in advanced. CHECKS CAN BE MADE TO: DUGAN FAMILY COUNTY SAVINGS BANK 201 MILMONT AVE MILMONT PARK, PA 19033 PLEASE CONTACT ANYONE OF US IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS: KORIE VADINO: 484-832-3169 K.VADINO@GMAIL.COM DAWN EDWARDS: 610-844-6263 DME2472@GAMIL.COM ROB MANUEL: 610-633-8978 RMANUEL821@YAHOO.COM SAM WILDING: 610-348-4861

Dugan Family Golf Outing
Saturday, July 13, 2013 
Jeff Dugan has been a Crozer Paramedic for years. He and his family lost their home and all of the belongings on June 24th 2013 in a house fire. Lets all get together for a day of fun on the course and dinner afterwards to support Jeff and his family during these trying times. We need a minimum of 100 golfers with a maximum of 160 golfers. Date: Sept 26th, at 1200pm Where: Paxon Hollow Golf Club in Broomall PA Cost: $100.00 If you cannot attend, donations are being accepted. CHECKS CAN BE MADE TO: DUGAN FAMILY COUNTY SAVINGS BANK 201 MILMONT AVE MILMONT PARK, PA 19033

Storms bring Box Alarm in Aston
Monday, June 24, 2013 
@ 1500, Co. 45 was dispatched to 187 Megan Cir. in Aston for a Box Alarm. Co. 63 (Green Ridge), 72 (Aston Beechwood), 46 (Rocky Run), 52 (Brookhaven), Ladder 41 (Newtown Square), Ladder 65 (Garden City), 68 (MHTFD) 47 (Chester Twp), NCC 11 (Brandywine Hundred), NCC 13 (Claymont), & Rescue 43 (Holmes) for the Rapid Intervention Team were on the assignment.

Engine 52, & Engine 45 arrived with smoke showing. Engine 52 pulled a hand-line while Engine 45 conducted a primary search. Crews made a good knock on the fire.

Units operated on the fire ground for about 1 1/2 hours.

Box Alarm on Beechwood
Saturday, May 25, 2013 
@ 2330, the Box Alarm was struck to 29 Beechwood Rd. reported to be the kitchen. Along with 45 was Co. 57 (Upland), Co. 65 (Garden City), Truck 63 (Green Ridge), & Rescue 39 (Lower Chichester) for the Rapid Intervention Team.

45-9 (Albany Jr.) arrived with smoke showing side Charlie. Tac 45 arrived & stretched an 1 3/4" handline. Engine 57 arrived & stood by the hydrant, while ladder 65 took the front of the building. Interior command 45-9A (Curry) found that the fire in the kitchen extended into the ceiling.

The fire was placed under control in 10 minutes.

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