The Hockessin Fire Company is always seeking volunteers to join our ranks as Firefighters & Rescue First Responders. Our volunteers take pride in helping others in their time of need, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

For any further questions, send an email to our Membership Secretary at membership@hockessin19.com.

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Phone: 302-239-7159
(For emergencies dial 911)

1225 Old Lancaster Pike
Hockessin, DE 19707

Welcome to Hockessin Fire Company

The Hockessin Fire Company was established in 1936 and is the primary provider for fire, rescue and emergency medical service in the Hockessin area.

Our Company consists of an Engine/Rescue, Tanker, Ladder and Ambulance along with a committed group of dedicated volunteers. Our members & staff contribute nearly 20,000 hours of their time yearly for emergency responses, training, fire prevention, duty crews and administrative support. We share the same pride today as our founders did 84 years ago and look forward to continuing our service to the community for many years to come.

2021 Run Report


2021 Run Report


Hockessin Fire Company is looking to add quality staff to our existing manpower!

To apply for the Full-Time position, send completed application, resume and certifications to

George Lamborn at 1225 Old Lancaster Pike,
Hockessin, DE, 19707.

For more info, call and ask for the duty officer at 302-239-7159 or

email George at glamborn@hockessin19.com

HFC Job Application – Click here

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Station 19 just responded to a vehicle fire on Newport Gap Pike assisting Mill Creek Fire Company. Ladder 19 was first on scene with Jacob Strab, Jacob Mergenthaler and Kevin Hovis as the IC. Cranston Heights and Mill Creek also responded. Photos courtesy of Jordan Edgerton. ... See MoreSee Less

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Woodside Farm Creamery HFC Appreciation Day is back! Join us at the Creamery on Saturday, October 9th! ... See MoreSee Less

Woodside Farm Creamery HFC Appreciation Day is back! Join us at the Creamery on Saturday, October 9th!

Tonight at the Annual Delaware State Fire Chiefs Meeting, Hockessin Career FF/EMT’s Jordan Edgerton and William Krupa were given the Heroic Firefighter of the Year Award for their actions at the Lantana Square Water Rescue on August 4, 2020 (details posted below). In addition, New Castle County Executive Matthew Meyer presented a Proclamation declaring September 16, 2021 Jordan Edgerton and William Krupa day!!!! We at HFC couldn’t be more proud of them both for their actions that day, and happy to have them on our staff! Our sincere congratulations to you both! ... See MoreSee Less

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Congratulations to you both!! Great job!

Congratulations!! Awesome job.

Congratulations again guys and was great to be there to see you both presented with your awards..

Congratulations! Glad you are being recognized for your outstanding efforts.


Congratulations 👏

Congratulations, glad to see you guys get recognized for your good work!


Congrats on a well deserved award!! So proud of you guys

I was witness to this rescue. It was unbelievably well run. Bravo!


Congratulations!! Thanks for all of you!

O U T S T A N D I N G ! ! !

Congrats guys! Well deserved! I am moderately frightened how Krupa/Edgerton day will be celebrated though.


Great work! Congratulations!

Congratulations gentlemen! You guys are awesome!


Congratulations gentlemen!

Awesome job that day.

Congratulations Bill Krupa

Congratulation Cornbreads! Job well done!


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Some ‘behind the scenes’ photos taken today at Station 19! ... See MoreSee Less

Some ‘behind the scenes’ photos taken today at Station 19!Image attachmentImage attachment

Members from local churches visited our station today for a Day of Service in Remembrance of 9/11. Hockessin United Methodist Church Sewing Club provided pillows and The Journey from Wilmington Christian made lunch for our firefighters. Thanks to all who stopped by! ... See MoreSee Less

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Great pictures!! Thank you all for your service. Be safe.

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