Feb
28
2015

Tanker Assist–Residential Fire

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Hockessin sent Tanker 19 to assist the Avondale Fire Company on a Residential Fire on Scarlett Road in New Garden Township.  Photos from Randy Broadwater.  Story from the Kennett Paper: http://www.southernchestercountyweeklies.com/general-news/20150228/body-of-man-55-found-after-firefighters-extinguish-house-fire-in-new-garden
Feb
27
2015

Fire Prevention Class

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Career Staff members Matt Burge, Jordan Edgerton, and Kyle Pedicone took some time this week to teach some children the basics of fire safety.  To set up a class for your group, send an email to info@hockessin19.com.  Photos by Matt Burge.
Feb
21
2015

Assist on a Residential Fire part of an eventful week at HFC

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Early this morning, Hockessin sent Engine 19-5 to assist the Elsmere Fire Company on a residential fire in Colonial Heights.  The crew helped with overhaul of the structure.  This response was part of a busy week for Hockessin as the Company has responded to 27 Fire/Rescue incidents and 19 EMS calls since Sunday morning.  Many
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Feb
20
2015

Hockessin Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary

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Our Ladies Auxiliary made the cover of this week’s Hockessin Community News along with being featured in an article about the work they do for us!  They are a valued resource for our Company and help us in so many ways; we definitely appreciate what they do!  Congratulations to them all!  Be sure to stop
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Feb
17
2015

Tower Assist–Residential Fire

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Tanker and Tower 19 assisted Avondale Fire Company (Chester County 23) on a Residential chimney fire in Hartefeld. The Tower crew worked the top end of the chimney as crews from Tanker 19 and Avondale extinguished the fireplace and vented the structure.  Story and photos by Kyle Pedicone.  
Feb
12
2015

Ladies Breakfast this weekend

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The monthly Hockessin Ladies Auxiliary Breakfast is being held this Sunday, February 15 from 8am to 11:30am. Scrambled eggs, made to order omelettes, pancakes, bacon, sausage, potatoes and much more! The cost is $10 for adults with discounts for kids and seniors. Breakfast is held at Hockessin Memorial Hall located at 610 Yorklyn Road in
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Feb
3
2015

Congratulations Nate Carrier!

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Congratulations to Hockessin member Nate Carrier on his promotion to Specialist (E4) in the US Army!  A graduate of the Delaware Military Academy, Nate is a 5 year member of our Company and has been serving in South Korea for the past year.  He will be coming home in a few weeks for some time
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Feb
1
2015

MVC-Newport Gap Pike

Hockessin along with New Castle County Paramedics and A-14 (Cranston Heights) responded to an MVC with Entrapment on Route 41 north of Graves Road.  News Coverage: Delaware Online- http://www.delawareonline.com/story/news/2015/02/01/hockessin-crash/22689681/  6ABC- http://6abc.com/news/1-dead-in-hockessin-crash/499643/
Feb
1
2015

Assist on Residential Fire-Kennett Township, PA

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At 2:02pm on Sat. Jan 31, Hockessin was called to assist Kennett Square Fire Company on a Residential Fire on Hillendale Road in Kennett Township.  Tanker 19 & Engine 19-5 personnel assisted with water supply along with suppression & overhaul.  Photos by Ed Dougherty and Mark Felicetti.
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.