Nov 21 2017

Continued Training

Over the last couple weeks the Elsmere Fire Company has conducted training at a vacant structure that is scheduled to be torn down in the town. They practiced bail out procedures, Ladder truck drills and other training for new members. Pictures by Assistant Chief John Bolin.

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Oct 20 2017


On Thursday Night October 19, 2017 the Elsmere Fire Company held its monthly training night. The members practiced fire attack, search and rescue and pump operator training. We had a great turn out by a lot of new members as well as some old timers.

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Oct 09 2017

National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s Annual Memorial

On Sunday October 8, 2017 Officers and Members of the Elsmere Fire Company traveled to Emmitsburg, Md for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation’s annual memorial honoring the 4 firefighters from Delaware who, along with other firefighters from across the nation, lost their lives in the line of duty this past year. It was a very beautiful but emotional day. Picture by Jack Parisi.

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Aug 29 2017

New Ambulance A-16

Elsmere Fire Company recently took delivery of a new BLS ambulance, the first of two ordered this year. A-16 is a 2017 Ford F550 chassis acquired from VCI emergency vehicles of New Jersey. Elsmere ambulances responded to more than 2,000 emergency calls in 2016.

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Aug 17 2017

Down Firefighter Training

On 8/16/2017 the Elsmere Fire Company had training night. The members in attendance had to perform the rescue of a down firefighter in the basement of the fre station. They had to perform search and rescue and extrication of the firefighter. It was a well taught class by Chief Mark Facciolo and Assistant Chief John Bolin.


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