Avondale Fire Company

Avondale Fire Company

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Avondale Fire Company

The Avondale Fire Company is a predominantly volunteer organization. We proudly provide fire and EMS services to the residents and businesses of Avondale Borough as well as New Garden, London Britain, Franklin, and West Marlborough Townships.

Our volunteers rely heavily on donations to supplement financial obligations for purchases of a variety of needs including firefighters' gear and equipment, training, new fire apparatus, and maintenance of the firehouse.

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Captain Brandon Cole, November 18

The Avondale Fire Company was alerted to assist the Hockessin Fire Company on an accident reported serious at 2051 hours. Due to the in-house duty crew, the Ambulance, Engine 1 and Rescue responded immediately on dispatch. While responding, crews found a smoke condition in the area of 8870 Gap Newport Pike. Rescue 23 continued to the accident while Engine 23-1 investigated the smoke condition. After ... (Full Story & Photos)

Drafting Training at 23

Fire Police Sergeant T.J. Male, November 08

Avondale Fire Company's career staff took advantage of the cooler weather on Tuesday and used the Tanker, Engine 1, and Engine 2 to train on drafting from a port-a-tank.
... (Full Story & Photos)

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Captain Brandon Cole, November 05

On Saturday, November 5th, the members and career staff of Avondale Fire Company traveled to the West Chester Fire Training Complex on Snyder Avenue. The department attended their annual burn day, which consists of practicing skills under live fire conditions. Chief Cole directed the days' efforts and was assisted by firefighters from Po-Mar-Lin Fire Company to keep the fire burning. Evolutions ... (Full Story & Photos)

Christiana Covers 2 Calls for Avondale

Fire Police Sergeant T.J. Male, November 05

On Saturday, November 5th, Lancaster Tanker 52 responded to two incidents while covering our local as we spent the day in West Chester at live burn training. The first incident occurred just before 1000 for a fire alarm at New Garden Elementary School. Crews investigated and found a faulty alarm within the building and cleared soon after.

The second incident occurred at 1230 for a tree into a house ... (Full Story & Photos)

Firefighter Lowry overseeing operation
Firefighter Lowry overseeing operation

Engine 23-2 arrived with fire showing on the B side
Engine 23-2 arrived with fire showing on the B side

First Due Fire on Rocky Springs Road

Captain Brandon Cole, October 20

The Avondale Fire Company was dispatched at 2211 hours on October 20th for a reported electrical fire inside. Engine 23-2 responded immediately on dispatch. The Chester County Dispatch Center provided additional reports that a child from the residence advised something was on fire inside of the home, however wasn't sure what it was. Ambulance 23-1 was returning from Christiana Hospital and was ... (Full Story & Photos)


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2022 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 43 114
Feb 44 115
Mar 31 102
Apr 43 121
May 41 141
June 45 138
July 50 137
Aug 45 159
Sep 37 124
Oct 37 140
Nov 34 144
Total 450 1435

2022 Incidents by Municipality
Avondale Borough 27 61
Franklin Township 9 19
London Britain Township 18 45
Mutual Aid 126 360
New Garden Township 260 910
West Marlborough Township 10 40

2021 Incidents
Fire EMS
Jan 43 105
Feb 39 108
Mar 33 99
Apr 45 143
May 43 132
Jun 53 112
Jul 43 108
Aug 51 121
Sep 45 95
Oct 49 127
Nov 39 123
Dec 50 138
Total 533 1411

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2021 533 1411
2020 571 1446
2019 525 1393
2018 578 1460
2017 486 1411
2016 470 1277
2015 492 1183

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