Avondale Fire Company

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Accident With Ejection

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, August 24

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched at 1157 hours for an accident with unknown injuries in front of 1030 Newark Road. The call was then upgraded to an accident with entrapment. Past Chief Decker and Junior Firefighter Cole arrived right after the dispatch finding one truck on it's side with an ejection. Past Chief Decker began patient care, While Firefighter Cole checked for hazards. Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

Accident with Entrapment

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, August 20

The Avondale Fire Company along with Medic 94 were dispatched to an accident with entrapment on Route 41 at the Route 1 bypass. Chief 23 (Cole), Ambulance 23 and the Medics made a quick response and was given updated information that it was a box truck and a tractor trailer with the driver still in the box truck. Ambulance 23-1 was first to arrive and updated the address to Route 41 at Woodview Road. ... (Full Story & Photos)

It's A Girl!!

Avondale Fire Company, August 18

On Tuesday, August 18, 2015, Avondale Fire Company Captain Rick Franks and his wife ‚ÄéChristina Franks welcomed a little girl into their family at 2134 hours. Both mother and baby are doing very well. The officers and members of Avondale Fire Company congratulate Rick and Christiana Franks on the birth of their daughter Abigail Lea Franks.
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Tanker Shuttle Training

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, August 18

The Avondale Fire Company was asked by Hockessin Fire Company to participate in a tanker shuttle drill. Tanker 23 (B. Cole) went to assist them with their drill. Tanker 23 was loaded three times by Longwood Fire Company's Engine 25-1. The tanker dumped each of the three loads of water. This helped the New Castle County crews know what tankers are for and how they can help in the situation of a fire. ... (Full Story & Photos)

6 Fire Calls in Avondale

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, August 18

The Avondale Fire Company had a very busy day on August 16th. The day started out with a hay bale fire in the area of Sunnydell and Egypt Run Roads. Engine 23-2 with 4 and Tanker 23 made a quick response. Engine 23-2 went on scene with about 60 ton of hay fully involved. There were no exposures around the hay pile.

Avondale Fire Company was then dispatched around 1000 hours for an engine at a ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief 23 arriving on the scene
Chief 23 arriving on the scene


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