Jun
26
2015

MVC–Limestone & Little Baltimore Roads

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At around 12:43PM the station was alerted for a crash with multiple injuries at the intersection of Limestone Rd. and Little Baltimore Rd. A19, 195 (on the road) and Deputy 19 responded along with Fire Police. Additional Fire Police, Hazmat 30 (Belvedere) and DelDOT provided subsequent assistance.  Following assessment, three patients were transported to Christiana Hospital by A19,
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Jun
20
2015

Tanker Assist–Hay Bales on Fire

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Station 19 got the call this afternoon for the assist on a hay fire (from a truck) along Route 141 in Elsmere. With limited water supply on that stretch of highway, Tanker 19′s 2500 gallons of water was utilized to help knock down the flames. Photos by Kyle Pedicone. http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/traffic/2015/06/19/hay-fire-causes-del-traffic-delays/28995101/
Jun
17
2015

Barn Fire-Landenberg, PA

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West Grove Fire Company (PA) called for our Tanker to assist on a barn fire in the early morning hours of June 16.  Crews worked on water supply and suppression duties.
Jun
12
2015

Assist Avondale Fire Company on a Residential Fire

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Hockessin sent Tanker 19 and Tower 19 to assist Avondale Fire Company on a residential fire today in the Somerset Lake development.  Photos by John Adams and Randy Broadwater.
Jun
11
2015

MVC–Limestone & Brackenville

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Hockessin responded to an MVC earlier today at the intersection of Limestone Road and Brackenville Road.  An Ambulance from Mill Creek Fire Company also responded to the scene.
May
28
2015

Around the Station–May 2015

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Lots going on the last few weeks at Station 19 including: An Open House on May 16, Tower cover-ups at both Christiana and Talleyville, a MVC utilizing the DSP Helicopter on May 24 and a debris fire on May 27.
May
18
2015

Coming Soon–Fire Company Appreciation Day at Woodside Creamery!

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The annual Hockessin Fire Company Appreciation Day takes place on Saturday, June 6 from 12pm to 7pm at Woodside Creamery, Food, drinks, fire trucks, and of course, ice cream! This is the 8th year of this event and its always a great time! More information at Woodside’s website (click read more for link): http://www.woodsidefarmcreamery.com/events-cowlender/icalrepeat.detail/2015/06/06/307/-/8th-annual-fire-co-appreciation-day
May
13
2015

2015 Fund Drive!

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Hockessin Fire Company kicked off the annual Fund Drive on May 1 with our mailing to the residents & businesses of our coverage area.   Each year, we ask the community to give us their support by helping to contribute to the ever increasing costs of providing emergency services.  The Hockessin Fire Company only asks for
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May
4
2015

Weekend of May 2 & 3

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Hockessin personnel kept busy throughout the past weekend with several incidents in the district. After Saturday morning's Tanker assist in the City, crews handled 2 MVC's on Saturday and a medical assist and 2 MVC's on Sunday while our EMS staff ran 15 calls throughout the weekend. Both of yesterday's MVC's had patients flown to
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May
2
2015

Tanker Assist–City of Wilmington

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Tanker 19 assisted the Wilmington Fire Department along with tankers from Port Penn Fire Company and several PA companies on this structure fire earlier this morning. A tanker shuttle was established with units refilling at nearby hydrants. Deputy 19 Randy Broadwater coordinated the water supply.  Story on Delaware Online: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2015/05/02/fire-burns-former-bancroft-mills-wilmington/26763047/