Jan 06

Dennis Godek Installed as President of the New Castle County Fire Chiefs Association

At the December 2015 New Castle County Fire Chief Association Meeting held at the Cranston Heights Fire Company past Chief of the Elsmere Fire Company Dennis Godek was sworn in as President for the year 2016. Dennis is retired from the New Castle County Police Department and is the career staff supervisor and hold the title as 12 8-A for the Christiana Fire Company. The Officers and Members want to congratulate Dennis and wish him the best luck for this up coming year.














Story by Frank Maule

Photo by Jeff Morrison

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Jan 06

Installation of 2016 EFC Officers!

On Monday evening January 4, 2016 the Elsmere Fire Company had it’s annual instillation dinner for the officers and members. The officers were sworn in by Past president of the Elsmere Fire Company and past D.V.F.A President William Walton Sr..

This years Administration Officers are as followed. President Kenn Dunn Sr. ,Vice President John Smith Sr., Recording Secretary Thomas Mitten, Membership Secretary Denise Zielinski, Treasurer Michael Schaal, Assistant Treasurer William …Thomas, Directors Patrick Giles,John S. Giles, Gerald Dougherty and Michael Wiktorowicz.

The following are the Fire Line Officers for 2016 Chief James Facciolo, Deputy Chief Charles F Sayers, 1st Assistant Chief Justin Schweiger, 2nd Assistant Chief Michael Edwards, Engine Captain Bobby Maxwell, Ladder Captain Gabe Bukowski, Rescue Captain Stephen Facciolo and Ambulance Captain Nancy Branock. Congratulations to all the officers.

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Story and Photos by Frank Maule.


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Nov 16

Self Controlled Breathing Apparatus Training

On the evening of Thursday, November 12, 2015, several firefighters participated in a unique training class. SCBA dodge ball was conducted for the first time in the engine bay. Firefighters donned breathing apparatus while playing the popular schoolyard game. Along with the physical demands, the exercise tested the trainees ability to regulate their breathing and conserve the air in their Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. Story by Captain Justin Schweiger.

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Nov 07

Company Skills Training

On Tuesday November 3rd, 23 men and women of the Elsmere Fire Co. headed off to the New Castle Site of the State Fire School. Members practiced their skills in hoseline placement/advancement, ground ladders, pump operations, fire attack, VEIS (Vent Enter Isolate Search) as well as vehicle extrication skills. Great job to everyone that participated. Story and photos by assistant Chief Mark Facciolo.

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Apr 13

Congratulations Tyler Giles!

Congratulations to Tyler Giles for being hired by the Wilmington Police Department!!


Submitted by Chief Facciolo

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