About Us

Incorporated in 1922, the South Media Fire Company #1 protects the residents of Nether Providence Township and Rose Valley Borough in Delaware County along with our sister company, the Garden City Fire Company #1. These two fire companies form the Nether Providence Township Fire Department.

The South Media Fire Company #1 (Station 51) protects 14,400 people living in a 5.4 square mile area. We protect a primarily residential area. The South Media Fire Company #1 is an ALL VOLUNTEER company and we have an ISO rating of 3.

Station 51 also assists the Swarthmore Fire And Protective Association (Swarthmore Borough), the Media Fire Hook and Ladder Company #1 (Media Borough) and the Rose Tree Fire Company #1 (Upper Providence Township) with fire and rescue services. Station 51 also protects Route I-476 (The Blue Route) from Interstate I-95 to US Route 1 along with the Garden City, Springfield and Woodlyn Fire Companies. Media Fire Hook and Ladder Company #1 provides ambulance service and Riddle Memorial Hospital Provides paramedic services to our jurisdiction.

If you are interested in joining the South Media Fire Company #1, you can stop by on any Monday night (training) at 7pm or on the third Thursday of every month (monthly meeting) at 8pm, send us an e-mail or give the station a call.