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By News Desk R.R.C.
June 24, 2017

On June 24, 2015, the East Whiteland Fire Company moved from our former location at 170 Planebrook Road, to our new facility at 205 Conestoga Road in East Whiteland Township. It was a momentous occasion as the company had been in the former building since 1957. The first housing, dedication, and parade was held in September 1960, as visiting fire companies and dignitaries came from all over the region to celebrate the new firehouse and apparatus. In the spring of 1971 the company celebrated the completion of a major renovation and addition to the existing building. It allowed for additional engine room space, other rooms and a large banquet hall on the top level. With additional and larger apparatus and a need for more space, there were many times during the years when committees were formed to investigate the possibility of a new building. In 2008, company president Gary Sheridan formed a committee consisting of the "Friends of East Whiteland Fire Company" and with help from East Whiteland Township began the process of selecting a location and all the necessary procedures to plan for our new building. Company members were delighted to move into the new building on June 24, 2015 just hours before a ribbon cutting ceremony, followed by a dedication and housing in October 2015. The new building and location has proved to be a wonderful blessing for the company and our community. The East Whiteland Fire Company provides many services and we are constantly seeking volunteers to assist in providing these vital services to our community.

The first dedication, housing, and parade on Saturday September 11, 1960 at the East Whiteland Fire Company at 170 Planebrook Road in East Whiteland Township.
The first dedication, housing, and parade on Saturday September 11, 1960 at the East Whiteland Fire Company at 170 Planebrook Road in East Whiteland Township.
The former building upon arrival of our new Marion engine in 2014 next to our 1969 Hahn. There were only inches for the newer apparatus to clear the doors.
The former building upon arrival of our new Marion engine in 2014 next to our 1969 Hahn. There were only inches for the newer apparatus to clear the doors.
 
Groundbreaking ceremony for our new building on Friday November 22, 2013 on Conestoga Road next to the East Whiteland Township Building.
Groundbreaking ceremony for our new building on Friday November 22, 2013 on Conestoga Road next to the East Whiteland Township Building.
Blasting of rock and removal of earth to prepare for construction of the new building from May through July of 2014.
Blasting of rock and removal of earth to prepare for construction of the new building from May through July of 2014.
 
The foundation was in place as members became anxious to see the building process.
The foundation was in place as members became anxious to see the building process.
The elevator tower and walls were next as it started to take it's form.
The elevator tower and walls were next as it started to take it's form.
 
Each month, company members toured the construction site to see the progress.
Each month, company members toured the construction site to see the progress.
Almost there! Paving and finishing.
Almost there! Paving and finishing.
 
Company members cut the ribbon for the new building at our dedication ceremony in October 2015.
Company members cut the ribbon for the new building at our dedication ceremony in October 2015.
The new Station 5 at 205 Conestoga Road.
The new Station 5 at 205 Conestoga Road.
 

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