Avondale Fire Company

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AFC 2015 Officers

Avondale Fire Company , December 09

On Tuesday night December 9th 2014 the company held their annual elections for the 2015 officers.

The results are as follows;

Fire Chief: Steve Cole Jr.

Deputy Chief: Shawn Carroll

Assistant Chief: Matt Bessicks

Safety: Samuel Ianni

Captain: Rick Franks

1st Lieutenant: Kenny Reed

2nd Lieutenant: David Ianni

Chief Engineer: Rich Testa

Fire Police Captain: Bob Massey

Fire Police Lieutenant: ... (Full Story)


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House Fire Assist

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, December 06

The Avondale Fire Company was alerted to relocate to station 22 (West Grove) while they were on a working fire in Maryland. Engine 23-2 went enroute with 5 personel to 22. Minutes later the commander requested the fourth alarm. Engine 23-2 went responding seconds later. The engine crew got to the scene and soaked down hot spots and helped with overhaul. The crew was released at 1245 hours.... (Full Story & Photos)

Crew inside doing overhaul
Crew inside doing overhaul

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Lieutenant Ianni and Chief Cole. 

Lieutenant pointing out that he is on the truck
Lieutenant Ianni and Chief Cole. Lieutenant pointing out that he is on the truck

Standby Call

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, December 02

The Avondale Fire Company sent Rescue 23 to the Hockessin Fire Company for their company meeting and annual elections. As soon as the crew was done eating dinner, they were dispatched for an accident on Brackenville Road. Rescue 23 went enroute with 7 personnel. The crew got on scene and helped the EMS crew with packaging and secured the car. The ambulance transported 1 to Christiana Hospital with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Thanksgiving Eve House Fire

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, November 26

At 1954 hours on November 26 the Avondale Fire Company, Kennett Fire/EMS, West Grove, and Longwood (RIT) were dispatched for a dwelling fire in the 1000 block of Newark Road. The Chief’s, Engine 23-2, and Tanker went responding within seconds. CCFB advised they were getting reports of a working fire in the bedroom of the residents. Units arrived on scene at 2002 hours, with the Chief giving a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ladder 22's waterway in service. 

Photo courtesy of Mark Felicetti
Ladder 22's waterway in service. Photo courtesy of Mark Felicetti

Woods Fire Upgraded to a House

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, November 26

The Avondale Fire Company was alerted for a woods fire on November 26th at 0112 hours in the area of Jack Reynolds Way. Chief and Deputy 23 went responding at 0116 hours and was advised by CCFB they were upgrading the box to a fully involved abandoned house fire on Hilltop Road. With the upgrade West Grove, Hockessin and Kennett Fire Companies (RIT) were added. Chief and Deputy arrived at 0122 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2014 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 47 118
Feb 51 106
Mar 46 103
Apr 32 92
May 37 114
Jun 45 114
Jul 40 116
Aug 43 120
Sep 32 105
Oct 33 106
Nov 47 126
Dec
Total 453 1220

AFC Incidents
Working Fires 18
Pins 6

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2013 502 1304
2012 485 1381
2011 481 1331
2010 540 1329
2009 489 1301
2008 491 1302

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