On Saturday night March 25, 2017 the Officers and Members of the Elsmere Fire Company and Auxiliary held their 96 annual Banquet. It was a night of awards, dinner and dancing. The members would like to thank the ladies and men of the Goodwill Fire Company for serving our meal and to the Wilmington Manor Fire Company for covering our district so our members could enjoy the evening. Special shout out to our bartenders Kimmie, Mike and Donnie for putting up with us all night long!
On Tuesday afternoon April 18th at around 13:15 hours, the Elsmere Fire Co. along with area mutual aide units were dispatched to 18 Rigdon Rd in the Vilone Village community for a residential structure fire. Elsmere Fire units arrived on scene and reported a 2 story single family structure with fire showing from the second …View full post
On Wednesday afternoon at just after 13:00hrs, the Elsmere Fire Co, and surrounding companies were dispatched to 1307 Kenwood Rd in Oak Hill for a House fire. Rescue/Engine 166 and Hockessin Fire Chief Quint Sianni, arrived and reported a 2 story split level dwelling with fire showing from the second floor. The crew of 166 …View full post
At 02:20hrs on March 14, 2017 the Elsmere Fire Co was dispatched to 1355 Maple Ave for an apartment on fire at the Gardens of Little Mill Apartments. Units arrived to find fire consuming the stairwell of the vacant apartment building. The fire was contained to the stairwell, with smoke and heat damage throughout the …View full post
SCAMMER ALERT. Just forwarded to us by another NCC firefighter: “Just got an unsolicited call from the Firefighters Support Foundation asking for a donation to support the families of local firefighters who were killed in the line of duty. I asked the caller who they worked with, and they just repeated the Firefighters Support Foundation. …View full post
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The officers and members of the Elsmere Fire Company mourn the loss of WFD Lt. Chris Leach and Sr. Ffr. Jerry Fickes at the Canby Park house fire. They were our comrades and friends. We also salute our firefighters who responded and assisted WFD at this blaze, and are thankful that none of them were injured. We ask the public to keep all of our brothers and sisters in your thoughts and prayers at this time of profound sorrow. St. Florian, protect us.
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