Avondale Fire Company

Avondale Fire Company

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C Side of the building where our engine crew worked.
C Side of the building where our engine crew worked.

Assist to Townsend Fire Company of Delaware

Firefighter Brandon Cole, November 05

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched at 0358 hours to relocate to the Odessa Fire Company while they operated at a multi-alarm building fire. Engine 23-1 made the response and was quickly requested to the scene of the Willey Farms fire as part of the 5th alarm assignment. Engine 23-1 responded and arrived on scene 45 minutes later. Once on the scene, the crew operated on the C Side of the building ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Two working car fires back to back

Firefighter Brandon Cole, November 01

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched to the parking lot of the Giant Food Store for a reported car fire. Chief 23 arrived moments later with an engine compartment well involved with exposures to other vehicles. Rescue 23 arrived, pulled a hand-line and extinguished the fire. Engine 23-2's crew disconnected the battery and took care of hazards.

As crews were cleaning up, the chief was advised ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Cole in the Giant parking lot.
Firefighter Cole in the Giant parking lot.

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Rescue crew and the happy couple.
Rescue crew and the happy couple.

Rescue relocates Wagontown and runs an accident call

Firefighter Brandon Cole, October 27

On Saturday, October 27th, the Chief and Rescue left Avondale at noon and headed to the Wagontown Fire Company (Sta.35) to cover their district while their members attended Lieutenant Ziegler's wedding.

While on stand-by, we handled an accident on Manor Road. Chief 23 arrived and found an SUV in a ditch that was blocking one lane of traffic. Rescue 23 and TAC 35 arrived, handled the hazards and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Company Loses Another Great

Assistant Chief Richard Franks Jr, October 12

The Avondale Fire Company sadly announces the passing of Past Chief Jim Decker SR.

Jim, a 53 year lifetime member, joined on June 8th, 1965. Jim was elected to Chief of the department in 1987. In addition, he held the rank of Assistant Chief for 15 years, Chief Engineer, Trustee and numerous other roles. After stepping down as Fire Chief, Jim remained close as he was the driver of the first responding ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Avondale Fire Company, September 11

On Tuesday, September 11th, during the company’s business meeting, the Testa family was on hand for a special dedication. Tom Shoemaker, owner of "Your Rustic Freedom" was on hand to present a hand carved plaque to the Testa family and the members of the Avondale Fire Company in memory of Chief Engineer Richard J Testa. Life members Linda Testa (Richie's Wife), Paul Testa, and Augie Testa (Richie's ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2018 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 59 117
Feb 31 108
Mar 41 120
Apr 45 105
May 49 121
Jun 61 138
Jul 50 126
Aug 43 124
Sep 58 131
Oct 41 119
Nov
Dec
Total 478 1209

2017 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 39 120
Feb 34 121
Mar 39 125
Apr 37 96
May 48 113
Jun 34 105
Jul 48 121
Aug 33 104
Sep 35 124
Oct 53 135
Nov 40 117
Dec 46 130
Total 486 1411

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2017 486 1411
2016 470 1277
2015 492 1183
2014 498 1338
2013 502 1304
2012 485 1381
2011 481 1331
2010 540 1329
2009 489 1301
2008 491 1302

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