The Officers & Members of Collingdale Fire Company regret to announce the passing of 58-year Life Member, Mr. Donald W. Armentario. Mr. Armentario joined Collingdale Fire Company #1 - Station 06 in May of 1961. Mr. Armentario held several Line Office & Executive Office positions throughout his membership of Collingdale #1.
Please keep Mr. Armentario's Wife and the entire Armentario and Gallo families in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
A Memorial Service will be held on a future date.
In case of Emergency
PLEASE CALL 911
Do not call the business line.
We are dedicated to improving the lives of those in our community. Your contribution today helps us make a difference.
Collingdale Fire Co. is located at 510 Clifton Ave. in Collingdale, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, approximately 8 miles from Center City, Philadelphia. Collingdale Fire Co. was established in 2020 as the result of the merger of Collingdale Volunteer Fire Co. #1 and Collingdale Volunteer Fire Co. #2 and has been providing Fire protection services to the communities of Collingdale and Aldan since 1906 and 1917, respectively. It provides Basic Life Support (BLS) services to Collingdale and Aldan. Collingdale Fire Co. provides these services on a mutual aid or “as needed” basis to the surrounding communities. The Fire Company apparatus consists of one (1) Aerial/Ladder Truck, two (2) Engines/Pumpers, one (1) Rescue Truck and two (2) ambulance transport units. The company as a whole averages 350 fire calls and 2,500 medical emergencies per year. Collingdale Fire Co. has approximately 150 members on the roster. Of these approximately 30% still respond actively to Fire and EMS emergencies. The Fire service is 100% volunteer while the EMS responders are a compliment of volunteers and paid staff of EMT’s. All responders, both Fire and EMS support our 24 hour/ 7 days a week/ 365 days a year protecting and servicing its residents.
Collingdale Fire Co. is an organization of dedicated volunteers who strive for the preservation of life and property in the communities we serve. As a company, we will invest in our community and our membership to meet the needs of both, now and in the future. We will continuously look to preserve our future as Collingdale Fire Co. through our dedication to excellence and our commitment to service. We plan to fulfill this mission through;
Providing Fire/EMS Services to the boroughs of Collingdale and Aldan
Provide mutual aid to our surrounding communities
Educate our community in Fire Prevention and Life Safety
Provide ongoing training and seek improvement
Preserve our traditions while being innovative in seeking solutions to issues
We are a community-based volunteer organization focused on protecting and preserving life and property. In addition we also educate our residents and neighbors about and from the dangers of fire and life safety. With the help of our volunteers, we protect Collingdale and Aldan boroughs, organize fundraisers, and in-depth training sessions for our volunteers.
Do you have an interest about what we're doing? Let us know! We are always looking for volunteers to help us make our vision a reality. We'll help you find a way to volunteer that best suits you. We're excited to have you join the team!
Whether you help through monetary donations or volunteering your time, thank you. We couldn't accomplish our life saving goals without the help of supporters like you.