Avondale Fire Company

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The happy married couple.
The happy married couple.

2nd Lieutenant David Ianni Gets Married

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, October 11

On October 11, 2014 2nd Lieutenant David Ianni and his fiancé Caitlin Busby celebrated their marriage at the Brandywine Country Club in Wilmington, Delaware. They look forward to their upcoming honeymoon in Hawaii. The members of the Avondale Fire Company wish them the best of luck in their marriage. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tanker Training with Career Staff

Assistant Hoseman Bryan Franks, October 09

On Thursday, October 9th, a couple members of the firehouse and career staff practiced setting up a water shuttle, dump site and fill site. Members and staff dropped the 3500 gallon port-a-tank and dumped Tanker 23's water into the port-a-tank. Once the port-a-tank was filled, Engine 23-2 began to draft out of the tank to supply a 2 1/2in blitzfire line. Tanker 23 was then driven to a fill site and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The fire building
The fire building

Three Calls in the 23 Local

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, October 07

On Tuesday October 7th 2014 at 1445 hours, the Avondale Fire Company along with Hockessin, Kennett, West Grove and RIT from Longwood were dispatched for a garage fire in the 6000 block of Limestone Road. New Garden Police Department was on scene minutes later reporting that the garage was well involved with box trailers as exposers. Chief 23 (Cole) was a mile out with a good header and requested three ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Accident Up An Embankment

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, September 25

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched at 1540 hours for an Auto Accident on Newark Road in the area of Starr Road. Chief and Ambulance 23 arrived at 1543 hours to find a vehicle up an embankment. The driver was out of the vehicle and un-injured. Rescue 23 arrived and took a blocking position, the rescue crew stood-by while the tow truck removed the vehicle from the bank. Fire Police shut down ... (Full Story & Photos)

Chief and Ambulance 23 arrived to find this vehicle up the embankment.
Chief and Ambulance 23 arrived to find this vehicle up the embankment.

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Hay Bales Photo Courtesy Daily Local News
Hay Bales Photo Courtesy Daily Local News

Haybale Fire On Newark Road

Junior Firefighter Brandon Cole, September 23

On September 23 at 0609 hours, the Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to the 1600 block of Newark Road for a reported hay fire. Past Chief Decker arrived shortly after the dispatch, and advised he had about a 75 X 25 (about 300 bales) pile well involved. With this report, Chief 23 (Cole) added the first alarm tanker task force and two additional engines for manpower. Engine 23-2 arrived pulling ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Temperature:57 F
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Wind Direction:350
Humidity:77 %
Visibility:10 mi
Sunrise:7:18 am
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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
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Total 373 988

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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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