Nov
27
2014

HFC’s Busy November Continues

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Hockessin’s busy November continued on Wednesday, November 26 with a CO Alarm, Automatic Fire Alarm, MVC on Little Baltimore Road and an assist on a house fire in Mill Creek’s district.  On Thanksgiving Day, the Ambulance crew stayed busy, but the Career Staff did manage to prepare a nice Thanksgiving Dinner for themselves and their
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Nov
26
2014

Residential Fire-Landenberg, PA

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Hockessin sent Tanker 19 & A-19 to assist Avondale Fire Company at a house fire on Hilltop Road in Landenberg early this morning.  Set up as the “nurse” tanker, the unit supplied West Grove’s Ladder which was using its master stream on the fire.  The Tanker’s crew assisted with advancing hand lines while our EMS
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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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