Avondale Fire Company

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

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)

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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)

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

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AFC Employee has a BABY!!!

Avondale Fire Company, September 03

On Wednesday, September 3rd Avondale Fire Company employee Charles Foy Jr and his wife Vicki gave birth to their daughter at Chester County Hospital. Isabella Lee Foy was delivered at 10:18. Isabella weighs 7 pounds 6 ounces and was 20.5 inches long. Both mother and daughter are doing fantastic.

The Avondale Fire Company would like to wish the Foy family congratulations on the birth of their ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Avondale Fire Company and Mutual Aid Companies Fight Barn Fire

Firefighter/EMT Conor Hotchkiss, September 01

On Sunday August 31st at 1815 hours, the Avondale Fire Company along with units from station 22, 24, 25 and New Castle County 19 were dispatched to a barn fire in the 300 block of Newark Rd in New Garden Township. Chief 23 went responding within a minute and was given a report of a barn which was fully involved and had multiple exposures including a house. Chief 23 was the first on the scene and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Avondale crew after a complete extrication.
Avondale crew after a complete extrication.

Company Trains in Vehicle Rescue

Chief Hoseman Joey Swift, July 31

On Wednesday, July 30th,2014 the members of the Avondale Fire Company went to Blittersdorf's salvage yard in Toughkenamon to practice their Vehicle Rescue skills. Blittersdorf's set up 3 vehicles, 1 on its wheels, 1 on its side, and 1 on its roof. Crews practiced stabilization using wood cribbing and rescue struts, along with patient extrication using our " Jaws of Life" and some hand tools.

A ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2014 Incidents
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Jan 47 118
Feb 51 106
Mar 46 103
Apr 32 92
May 37 114
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2013 502 1304
2012 485 1381
2011 481 1331
2010 540 1329
2009 489 1301
2008 491 1302

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