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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No Caption Weekly Training

Captain Brandon Cole, April 10

On Wednesday, April 10th, Avondale held its weekly training night.
This week, Avondale members toured The International Paper Plant located on Baltimore Pike.
Members reviewed their daily operating polices as well as their on-site machines and generator operation. They also were shown the location of their gas shut offs, electrical breakers and shut offs, the FDC, interior stand-pipe and more. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported House Fire in Kennett

Fire Chief Steve Cole Jr., April 08

At 1022 hours, on Monday April 8th, the Avondale Fire Company was alerted as automatic mutual aid to Kennett Fire Company on a reported house fire on Linden Circle.
Units responded with-in seconds of the dispatch and were advised of "Smoke coming from the room where the heater is".
Engine 24 arrived as the first due engine, laid a supply line from Mill road and advised there was nothing showing ... (Full Story & Photos)

Engine 23-1 staging on Mill Road at the hydrant with Engine 24's supply line.
Engine 23-1 staging on Mill Road at the hydrant with Engine 24's supply line.

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Front section of the residences where the fire started. 

Picture courtesy WGFC
Front section of the residences where the fire started. Picture courtesy WGFC

Second Due Engine to Box 2232

Captain Brandon Cole, April 07

On Sunday afternoon, at 1601 hours, the Avondale Fire Company was alerted as automatic mutual aid to assist West Grove on a reported structure fire on Treetops Road in London Britain Township.
The Engine, Tanker and Chief made the response with-in seconds of the dispatch.
Battalion 22 made the response, and received Information that "the front of the house had flames coming from it and the homeowner ... (Full Story & Photos)

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First Due Reported House Fire

Fire Chief Steve Cole Jr., April 05

At 1856 hours, on Friday April 5th, the company along with mutual aid companies were dispatched to a reported house fire in the Cedar Wood Circle section of New Garden Township.
Units responded with-in seconds of the dispatch and received reports from Chester County fire radio of a bathroom on fire in the residence.
Southern Chester County Regional Police Department arrived to find a fire in the ... (Full Story)


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Engine 2 prepares to pump the fire as the first due engine.
Engine 2 prepares to pump the fire as the first due engine.

Avondale Assists Hockessin

Captain Brandon Cole, January 27

On Saturday afternoon, Avondale Fire Company was alerted to assist Hockessin with a medical assist call. Chief, Engine 2 and Ambulance 1 responded on dispatch. As Avondale units were clearing the medical call, New Castle County Fireboard directed the engine to the 100 block of Venus Drive for a reported house on fire. Engine 23-2 responded as well as Chief 23. Engine 2 arrived as the first due engine, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2024 Incidents
Fire EMS
January 53 164
Febuary 27 147
March 26 157
April
May
June
July
August
September
October
November
December
Total 106 468

Past Incidents
Fire EMS
2023 541 1804
2022 484 1564
2021 533 1411
2020 571 1446
2019 525 1393

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