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Frederica, DE 19946


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Most Recent Photo Stories

Life Member Ron Vanaman retires as a 911 operator

Today, 40-15, Willie Trowbridge traveled to Delaware County, PA to attend the retirement services of Life Member Ron Vanaman from the Delaware County 911 dispatch center. Ron began working there in May, 2004 and served 15 years 1 month as a 911 call taker and CADing calls for Police, Fire and EMS. Ron was described by his employer as a voice of reason. His day started with being picked up from his home in the Delaware County mobile command unit and was escorted to work by the Rocky Run, Media, and Leedom fire departments. After arriving at work, memories were reflected on and a luncheon was held in his honor. It was a distinct honor to have gotten to attend this ceremony. The officers and members congratulate Life Member Ron Vanaman on his achievement and wish the best for him during his retirement.

Building Collapse Frenhies Dock

At about 17:35, Station 40 recieved a report of a structure collapse at 130 Murderkill Ave. Utility 40 responded and confirmed the building had collapsed into the river. Upon 40-15 responding he requested marine units from stations 54 and 57. 40-15 arrived and assumed command. He immediately advised kent center that 40-16 would assume operations. A request was made for DNREC, Code Enforcement, and the USCG. Afer noticing what appeared to be fuel and oil coming from the building, a request was made for Hazmat 57. Spill booms were put in place by the marine units to contain the spill. A webbing was made from 300' of rope to attempt to contain the objects from flowing out of the building. After everything was secured, the scene was turned over to DNREC and Code Enforcement. Units responding - Command 40, Rescue 40, 40-marines 2 and 3, Utility 40, Brush 40, Hazmat 57, Airboat 57, 57- marine-1, 54 marine-1, 54-marine-3, USCG station Fortesque, NJ, DNREC, Code Enforcement of Kent County.

Live Run Log
Wednesday December, 4 2019 @ 18:59
Nature: Medical Emergency
Wednesday December, 4 2019 @ 09:49
Nature: Medical Emergency
Wednesday December, 4 2019 @ 02:59
Nature: Medical Emergency
Recent Photo Stories

Passing of Life Member Jack Vogel

The Bowers Fire Company regrets to announce the passing of Life Member and Past Ambulance Captain Jack Vogel. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of our fallen member. Rest in Peace, Sir.

Ambulance Chassis for sale

Fish Fry

Fish Fry April 19, 2019 5pm till 8pm $12.00 Per Person 5yrs old and Younger Free for Info Call Cathy 538-8575 or Shirl 335-3507 Includes Fried Fish Fried Potatoes Stewed Tomatoes and Baked Beans

Bingo - Games @ 7:00 pm
Town Meeting
Bingo - Games @ 7:00 pm
Bingo - Games @ 7:00 pm

Jan 9 Jul 9
Feb 5 Aug 0
Mar 11 Sep 0
Apr 5 Oct 0
May 16 Nov 0
Jun 5 Dec 0
Year Totals:
2019 - 60
2018 - 53
2017 - 116
2016 - 105
Jan 23 Jul 29
Feb 20 Aug 0
Mar 26 Sep 0
Apr 24 Oct 0
May 29 Nov 0
Jun 26 Dec 0
Year Totals:
2019 - 177
2018 - 264
2017 - 440
2016 - 501