Nov
19
2014

Hockessin Assists Kennett on a Residential Fire

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Hockessin units Tanker 19 and Tower 19 along with several area companies assisted Kennett Square Fire Co. on a house fire on N. Union St.  Our crews placed ground ladders and performed ventilation early on and the Tower was extended to provide additional egress from the second floor.  Hockessin also helped with checking for fire
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Nov
10
2014

MVC–Vehicle into a Home

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At 6:07pm on Sunday, November 9, 2014, Hockessin Fire Company along with Claymont FC (Structural Collapse Team), New Castle County Medics and Avondale Ambulance 23-A1 were dispatched to an MVC with Entrapment, vehicle into a house, at the 1600 block of Old Wilmington Road in Hockessin.  Already out on the road cleaning up a separate
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Nov
6
2014

Happy Birthday Margaret!

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Our Career Staff delivered a birthday cake and best wishes on behalf of the officers, members, and Ladies Auxiliary of the Hockessin Fire Company to Ladies Auxiliary Life Member Margaret Wagoner. Margaret joined the Auxiliary in 1961 and currently resides at Brookdale Assisted Living in Hockessin.  She was very pleased and appreciative of the visit!
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Nov
4
2014

Drafting Training

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Great day today for drafting training with Tanker 19 & Engine 19-5.  Photos by Bill Krupa, Matt Burge, John Gebhart & Randy Broadwater.  Click “read more” for photos.
Nov
3
2014

Fall Classic Art Show

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The Inaugural Hockessin Fall Classic Art Show was a great success!  So great that we are planning another show for next Fall!  Thanks to Larry Anderson and all of the talented artists that participated.  Thanks too to those that attended and bought some nice art!  The photos below (by Patti Gropp) are of Friday’s Preview
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Nov
1
2014

Saturday, November 1, 2014

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Busy day at Station 19 today with  a fire alarm, 2 medical assists, 4 EMS runs and this accident on Kennett Pike near Burnt Mill Road.  Reported as an MVC with entrapment, units arrived and confirmed the entrapment.  The Rescue crew went to work while Command called for 3 additional BLS units.  Ambulances from Talleyville
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Oct
30
2014

Bicycle accident in Greenville

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Crews from Hockessin responded to an accident involving a bicyclist on Route 82 earlier today.  Click “Read More” for the story on Delaware Online: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/traffic/2014/10/30/bicyclist-injured-greenville-crash/18181577/ 
Oct
28
2014

Assist on Residential Fire–Kennett Township

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Hockessin was alerted to assist the Kennett Square Fire Company No.1 (PA) on a Residential Fire on Ewart Road in Kennett Township this morning.  Assistant 24 arrived with smoke showing from a side window on the second floor.  Upon arrival, Tanker 19′s crew was assigned to place an 1 3/4 line in service for a
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Oct
25
2014

Trick or Treat!

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Our firefighters took some time today to hand out candy during the Halloween in Hockessin trick or treating!  
Oct
23
2014

Inaugural Fall Classic Art Show

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SAVE THE DATES! We are happy to announce the Inaugural Hockessin Fire Company Fall Classic Art Show in Hockessin Memorial Hall! Buy some great new art for you or for a gift and part of your purchase will benefit the Fire Company!  Starts On Friday, October 31 from 5pm to 8pm and continues over the
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