Oct
19
2014

Drafting Training

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Some of our new career personnel spent the morning drafting from the creek in Yorklyn. With a good portion of our district not having hydrants, drafting is a “must have” skill for every apparatus driver in Hockessin. Photos by Kyle Pedicone.
Oct
14
2014

Help support one of our own!

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One of our members, Sean McColgan, was recently involved in a motorcycle accident in Texas.  A few of his friends from Hockessin are organizing a Beef & Beer fundraising to help his family during this difficult time.  It will be held on Friday, November 21 from 7pm to 12am at Hockessin Memorial Hall, 610 Yorklyn
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Oct
9
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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Sep
25
2014

MVC’s & Tanker assist

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Hockessin and Millcreek Fire Companies responded to an MVC this morning on Mendenhall Mill Road at the entrance to Mendenhall Village.   2 other recent incidents that Hockessin responded to as reported by Delaware Online:   MVC at Doe Run Road: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/crime/2014/09/18/driver-critical-hockessin-crash/15867085/   Warehouse Fire in Claymont: http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/local/2014/09/24/crews-battle-warehouse-fire/16154003/
Sep
15
2014

Weekend of Sept. 12-14

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It was a busy weekend for members of Hockessin.  On Friday at the Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Association Conference in Dover, our own Anthony Guzzo was installed as DVFA President and Karen Gebhart installed as Assistant Secretary of the LADVFA for her 6th term.  Meanwhile, crews back in Hockessin responded to and MVC involving a bicycle
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Sep
7
2014

Annual 9/11 Walk at Delcastle Park

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Hockessin among many other Companies participated in the Annual First State F.O.O.L.S. 343 Miles For 343 Fallen Brothers “SEPTEMBER 11th MEMORIAL WALK/RUN” held at Delcastle Park on Sunday, September 7th, 2014.  All Photos by Patti Gropp.
Sep
6
2014

MVC-Millcreek and Brackenville Roads

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Hockessin was alerted to an MVC with Entrapment at the corner of Millcreek & Brackenville Roads this morning at 9:28am.  Entrapment was confirmed upon arrival of Chief Quint Saienni.  A-19′s crew began patient care while Rescue 19′s personnel used the winch to pull one of the vehicles away in order to gain access to the other vehicle,
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Sep
4
2014

Hockessin Fire Company–Full Time Employment Opportunity

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Hockessin is currently seeking a full-time Firefighter/EMT for the 0600-1800 shift.  Click “read more” for the posting and application.         Application for Employment
Sep
4
2014

Hockessin assists Avondale FC on a barn fire

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Hockessin assisted Avondale Fire Company on a barn fire in Landenberg, PA on Sunday, August 31st. Story from Daily Local News:  http://www.dailylocal.com/20140901/lightning-strike-possible-in-new-garden-barn-fire
Aug
17
2014

Hockessin/Cranston Heights capture 2nd Place in Softball Tournament!

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Members from Hockessin & Cranston Heights Fire Companies took 2nd Place (Lower Division) in the Seaford VFD Softball Tournament.  Proceeds from the annual event benefit the Delaware Burn Camp (www.delawareburncamp.com), an organization that promotes physical and emotional healing to young victims of burn injury.  The weekend tournament caps off another season where the team reached
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