South Media currently operates two Pierce built engines (51-1 and 2), a Pierce dry rescue (51-6). South Media also runs Utility (51-8A) and Command (51-8) vehicles. Garden City provides first-due ladder for South Media (65-5) with a 105' Pierce truck (scheduled to be replaced Summer 2008). Ambulance coverage is provided by Media Fire Hook & Ladder Co.
Station 51 is located on Washington Avenue in Nether Providence Township (The area is referred to as the South Media section of the township.
The Operating fire channel 3 508.1625 MHz
Current Line Officers: Chief - Bob Clancy (over 50 years of service) Deputy Chief - Bill Craft Assistant Chief - John Kokonos Captains - Maxwell and Rob Hopkins Chief Engineer - Dan Croft
Current appointed officers: PIO Firefighter Bill Wilson Assistant Engineers - Dan Wilkins and Earle Grant Training Officers - Captains Maxwell and Rob Hopkins Photographer - Jennifer Proetto