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1975 HAHN FOR SALE
   
Thursday, October 23, 2014 
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The Hartly Vol. Fire Co. is now accepting sealed bids for our 1975 Hahn Pumper until December 1, 2014. Minimum Bid of $4500. You can mail your bids to PO Box 28 Hartly DE. 19953 - ATTN Fire Chief. Don't miss your opportunity of owning this gem!!! See the attached information


 
Structural Training
Tuesday, November 4, 2014 
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Members got together tonight for some structural training at the DSFS.

 
   
   
Assist QAC Station 6 (Sudlersville)
Sunday, November 2, 2014 
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In the early afternoon hours, Station 51 was alerted for a Tanker Company assist QAC Maryland Station 6 (Sudlersville) with a smoke investigation. As 51 units were responding, Chief 6 arrived on location of a two story SFD with smoke showing and requested that the box be filled. 51-3 arrived on location and was directed to assist interior crews with fire suppression and checking for extension. Tanker 51 arrived on location moments later and it's crew was advised to throw a ground ladder to a second story window before going inside to assist crews on the second floor with checking for extension. Interior crews contained the fire to one room and partial extension up a wall and into the second floor. After crews pulled ceiling and removed some of the flooring on the second floor, everything was wet down before the FM conducted their investigation. After overhaul, command released 51 units shortly afterwards.

 
Open House 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00
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Annual Fire Prevention Open House. Special thanks to Kent County Department of Public Service, Smyrna Fire Company, Delaware Forestry Service, DSP Aviation Unit, Goldsboro Fire Company, Clayton Fire Company, Marydel Fire Company and all those that set up booths indoors!!!!

 
   
   
Assist Station 43 (Cheswold)
Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00
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Just before our annual fire prevention open house kicked off, Station 43 (Cheswold), Station 51 (Tanker Company) and Station 46 (Dover, Ladder Company) were all alerted for a working house fire on Pearson's Corner Road. 51-3 arrived on location of a SFD with fire showing. Command 43 arrived on location moments later and assumed command. 51-3's crew pulled two hand lines, one to the alpha side and another to the bravo/charlie side. As exterior fire was knocked down, crews from 43,51 and 46 went interior to expose the remaining fire which was located in the roof of the structure. Situation was placed under control with units working shortly after. 51's units went returning after overhaul and final extinguishment.

 
   
   
Fire Prevention
Monday, October 13, 2014 
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In the past week, Hartly's volunteers went to work preparing fire prevention bags and giving presentations to the kids of the local schools.

 
   
   
Open House
This October 18th, the Hartly Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting it's annual Fire Prevention Open House. The event will take place from 11am to 2pm. Bring the family out to get the real firehouse experience with many activities for all to enjoy. Including but not limited to, face painting, snacks and drinks, cotton candy and plenty of firefighting experiences. If you find yourself looking for a reason to get out of the house that day, head down to the Loud and Proud station of Kent County and have a great time with the individuals that protect this outstanding community and the ones surrounding.

 
Controlled Burn with Station 56 (Marydel)
Sunday, September 21, 2014 
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Station 51 assisted Station 56 (Marydel) with a controlled burn of a double trailer.

 
   
   
Working House Fire Assist
Friday, September 19, 2014 
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In the early evening hours, Station 51 was alerted to assist Station 46 (Dover) with a working house fire in the Hidden Acres development. As 51 units arrived on scene, they were met with Dover crews battling a SFD with fire through the roof. 51-3's crew was advised to pull a second hand line off of 46-4 and assist with fire control on the Charlie side of the structure. At that time, Command 46 advised Dover to sound a second alarm which brought in Station 56 (Marydel) and Station 41 (Camden) for tanker company assist's. After the bulk of the fire was extinguished, crews were sent inside to locate any remaining hot spots. Crews from all four stations remained on scene for approximately two and a half hours for extensive overhaul. Photos courtesy of Brent Scott

 
   
   
Mourning a Neighbor
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 
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The officers and members of the Hartly Vol Fire Co would like to extend our sincerest condolences to our neighboring company Cheswold as well as Past Chief John Tigner and his family for the passing of Howard "Suds" Killen. Suds was a Life Member and Past virtually everything for Station 43. His service, love, and amazing sense of humor will certainly be missed. Please keep the families in your thoughts and prayers during this time. For more information and future details please visit www.cheswoldvfc.com .

 
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