Fire Company Plans 50th Anniversary
The Merion Fire Company of Ardmore, Pa., will celebrate its fiftieth anniversary on September 14. Approximately 208 fire companies and musical organizations have been invited to take part in a street parade and the housing of a new fire engine.
The volunteers, protecting the rich Main Line section of suburban Philadelphia, claims to he the only volunteer fire company operating an independent branch fire company in addition to its main headquarters in Ardmore. The branch company is located in Gladwyne, approximately three miles from Ardmore. The company has three modern pieces of fire equipment in Ardmore and one pumper in Gladwyne.
The company will maintain open house during the celebration and invites all firemen throughout the country, to join with them in celebrating its naif century of progress.