Avondale Fire Company

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New Garden Officers Receive Awards

Lieutenant Richard Franks Jr, March 24

On Monday evening, members and officers of the Avondale Fire Department were proud to attend the annual New Garden Township Police Department 2013 Annual Awards Ceremony. The ceremony was held at the township building before the monthly meeting. In addition to the entire police department and Avondale Fire Company, the officers families, township officials and general public were in attendance. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Passing of WGFC Engineer Mike Predmore Sr.

Officers and Members of Avondale Fire Company, March 08

The Officers and Members of the Avondale Fire Company are mourning the loss of neighboring West Grove Fire Company Engineer William Michael "Mike" Predmore. Mike passed away March 6th, 2014 surrounded by his family.

Mike joined West Grove in 1990 and was an active member and officer every year since. Mike was dedicated to community service not only serving with the fire company but also as an ... (Full Story & Photos)

AFC Receives Two Grants Totaling $119,710.71

Deputy Chief Shawn Carroll, February 22

On February 21, 2014 Avondale Fire Company (AFC) and Longwood Fire Company (LFC) (Host Company) were approved for a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grant totaling $198,000.00. The Staffing of Adequate Fire & Emergency Response grant (SAFER) is for the recruitment of new volunteer firefighters and retainment of current firefighters. The SAFER grants were created to provide funding directly ... (Full Story & Photos)

Working House Fire in New Garden

Fire Chief Steve Cole Jr., February 08

At 1632 hours on Friday, February 7th Kennett, Avondale, Longwood Fire Companies, and an Engine from Hockessin were dispatched to the intersection of Scarlett Road and West South Street in Kennett Township for a reported house fire. Chief 23 (Cole) and Chief 24 (Melton) responded with-in seconds and were advised by CCFB (Chester County Fire Board) 911 that callers were stating visible fire from the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hand-line going in-service on the "C" side.
Hand-line going in-service on the "C" side.

Wall and Ceiling area of fire room.
Wall and Ceiling area of fire room.

Building Fire Box 2315

Fire Chief Steve Cole Jr., February 05

On Wednesday, February 5th, at 0642 hours, during the inclement weather Stations 23, NCC (New Castle County)19 (Hockessin), Ladder 22 (West Grove), and a RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) assignment from NCC2 (Mill Creek) were alerted to the intersection of Limestone and Southwood Roads in New Garden Township for a reported building fire. Chief 23 (Cole) and Deputy 23 (Carroll) both went responding with-in ... (Full Story & Photos)


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2014 Incidents
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Jan 47 118
Feb 51 106
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Total 144 327

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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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