Jan
29
2015

Today at Station 19!

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3 EMS runs, a medical assist, Driver’s Training, and an assist on a Residential Fire in Avondale kept crews from Hockessin busy throughout the day! Photos by Kyle Pedicone.
Jan
22
2015

MVC-Barley Mill Road

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Hockessin responded to an MVC with Entrapment this evening on Barley Mill Road at the Ashland Bridge.  Upon arrival, units confirmed the entrapment of one patient in the single vehicle accident.  Crews from Rescue 19 & 19-5 worked to free the individual who was flown to the ER by LifeNet (Christiana Care Helicopter).  Photos by
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Jan
16
2015

MVC–Lancaster Pike

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On Thursday, January 15 at 12:55pm, Hockessin was dispatched for an MVC with entrapment on Lancaster Pike in the area of Schoolhouse Road.  On arrival, A-19 and Deputy 19 confirmed heavy entrapment in one vehicle.  DSP Trooper 4 and NCC Medics also responded to the scene.  Photos by John Adams.  News Coverage: Delaware Online- http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/traffic/2015/01/15/crews-respond-crash-lancaster-pike-hockessin/21810109/
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Jan
14
2015

Assist on Industrial Rescue

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On Monday, January 12, Hockessin Engine 19-5 and Chief 19-8 responded to the 100 block of Sharp Road to assist the Avondale Fire Company with the rescue of a worker trapped in machinery.   More information from the Daily Local News: http://www.dailylocal.com/general-news/20150113/man-injured-in-agricultural-accident
Jan
13
2015

Annual Banquet

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On Saturday, January 10, the Hockessin Fire Company & Ladies Auxiliary celebrated our 78th year of service to the community at our annual Banquet in Hockessin Memorial Hall.  This is our night to relax and socialize together along with presenting various awards to the members.  Awards were presented for years of service, top responders, Duty
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Jan
8
2015

Assist on Residential Fire, Kennett Township

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Earlier this morning, Hockessin assisted Kennett Square Fire Co. 1 on Residential Fire in Kennett Township. Hockessin’s Tanker 19 arrived early on and the crew made a push inside until evacuation was ordered. 19-5 established a draft and was water supply with its crew assisting with suppression.  Photos by Bill Krupa and Quint Saienni.  
Jan
5
2015

Installation of Officers

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At the regular monthly meeting held on January 5, 2015, the newly elected officers were sworn into their respective offices for 2015.  DVFA President and Hockessin Director Tony Guzzo read the oath.  Pictured from left to right: Vice President Robert Perrone, 1st Asst. Chief Michael Perrone, Treasurer James Druding, Director Lou Amabili, President Daniel Carrier,
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Jan
4
2015

Residential Gas Leak

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Hockessin units 19-5 and Tanker 19 responded to Cotswold Hills today for a Residential Gas Leak.  The leak occurred on the side of a home near the gas meter.  19-5 laid a supply line from the hydrant to home and placed an 1 3/4 handline in service.  Tanker 19 was placed at the hydrant then
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Jan
1
2015

Out with the old! Happy New Year from HFC!

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After years of displaying the many names of newlyweds & organizations of clients that booked the Hall, the old Hockessin Memorial Hall sign was removed today by Hockessin personnel.  Placed nearly 40 years ago, the sign marked a new era for the newly built Hall and was the pride of its long time manager, Edward Gebhart Sr.  Fred
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Dec
26
2014

MVC-Brackenville & Millcreek Roads

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Hockessin responded to a MVC at the intersection of Brackenville & Millcreek Roads at 5:38pm on Friday, December 26. Two vehicles were involved in the collision resulting in 3 patients being transported.  Hockessin personnel used the Hurst tool to remove one of the doors due to partial entrapment.  Ambulances from Millcreek & Cranston Heights also
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