Reporting Directions for Philadelphia LODD Services

Reporting Directions for Outside Agencies LT Nearys Service Friday April 13th, 2012

Responders from outside Philadelphia are requested to arrive at the service by 1430 hrs to be placed in formation. There will be no procession of responders or apparatus. Arriving companies are asked to approach the funeral home on Academy Road from the north (Woodhaven Road) to be directed by police or fire personnel. The northbound side of Academy Road will be blocked to all traffic.

PFD and outside responders arriving in personal vehicles will be directed to the Archbishop Ryan High School and Saint Martha’s School parking lots.

For more information contact Capt. Michael Hope at michael.hope@phila.gov 

Reporting Directions for Outside Agencies FF Sweeneys Service Saturday April 14th, 2012

 

Responders from outside Philadelphia are requested to arrive at the service by 0830 hrs to be placed in formation. Arriving companies are asked to approach the area north on Verree Road to Hartel Avenue where they will be directed by police or fire personnel. Responders are advised that the location is in very close proximity to the SEPTA Fox Chase Station which is served by the Fox Chase Regional Rail Line.

 

A procession will follow the funeral service escorting FF Sweeney from the church to the cemetery. All outside agency apparatus are invited to join in the procession.

 

PFD and outside agency members arriving in private vehicles are asked to park in the SEPTA station lot at Oxford Avenue, the Knowlton Mansion at Rhawn Street and Verree Road or the Fox Chase School parking lot on Rhawn Street. Parking for outside responders in private vehicles will be limited in close proximity to the church. Responders may consider parking along the Fox Chase Regional Rail Line south of the area and utilizing the train to access the church.

 

All emergency responders in uniform will be able to utilize the SEPTA system Saturday at no charge to attend the services.

 

SEPTA Fox Chase Regional Rail Line Stations south of the services include:

 

Ryers — Cottman & Rockwell Aves

Cheltenham — Old Soldiers Rd & Hasbrook Ave

Lawndale — Robbins & Newtown Aves

Suburban Station — 16th St & John F Kennedy Blvd (Center City)

30th Street Station — 30th & Market Sts (AMTRAK connection)

 

Please check SEPTA’s Web site for schedule information:

http://septa.org/schedules/rail/pdf/fxc.pdf

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