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Frederica, DE 19946


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BFC extends sincere sympathy to South Bowers Fire Company for their loss

South Bowers Fire Company announces that Past Chief David (Bryan) LeGates has answered his last alarm surrounded by his family on June 14, 2017. Past Chief LeGates joined the South Bowers Fire Company on December 5, 1972 and served as an active member for 45 years. Serving in various administrative positions and Fire Line Offices, he took the Office of Fire Chief in 1989 and served in that capacity for the next 25 years, stepping down in 2014. Past Chief LeGates was a vital asset to the South Bowers Fire Company, leading the apparatus committee in building the last eight pieces of apparatus the Company uses today. Services are as follows: Viewing Friday June 23rd from 6pm-8pm at the Berry/Short Funeral Home 119 NW Front Street Milford, DE 19963 with an additional viewing on Saturday June 24, followed by the funeral service starting at 1pm at the same location. Interment will be at the Slaughter Neck Cemetery in Argos Corner in Milford De. A full firefighter funeral will be held during this time. All companies wishing to provide apparatus, or participate in the honor guard service are welcome to do so. Parking for all large apparatus will be accommodated. All of the firefighter funeral arraignments are being handled by Firefighter Ryan Knowles and all questions, participation and apparatus details can be advised by calling 302-242-4341 or email

Buccaneer Bash

Pirates will invade the Town of Bowers on Memorial Day weekend. Come join the fun both days from 10 to 5pm with activities throughout the town. Be sure to visit the firehouse for breakfast both days from 8am to 11am.

Live Run Log
Monday June, 26 2017 @ 17:00
Nature: Structure-Commercial
Address: 3051 Willow Grove Rd Camden Wyoming, DE 19934
Sunday June, 25 2017 @ 15:14
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Frederica
Sunday June, 25 2017 @ 06:38
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Frederica
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Services for Mickey McDonough

Services for Mickey McDonough will be held Sunday, March 26th at Bowers Fire Company Memorial Hall. There will be a viewing from 11:30 to 1:30 and the services will begin at 1:30pm. He will then be taken to his final resting place at Barratt's Chapel. Family and friends will then meet back at Bowers Fire Company Memorial Hall for refreshments. Any companies wishing to participate in the services please contact Chief Phil Pennington at 302-222-7540.

BFC Mourns the loss of Past Fire Police George "Mickey" McDonough

Bowers Fire Company mourns the loss of member George "Mickey" McDonough who pased away surrounded by his loved ones this morning. Mickey joined the fire company to help others and that he did. He was a Fire Police (40-35) until his health would no longer allow him to do the job. He will be missed by all those who knew him. As details for his service become available they will be posted. Please keep his family and friends in your thoughts and prayers.

BFC mourns the loss of Lenny Knight

Bowers Fire Company would like to send their thoughts and prayers to Lenny Knight's friends and family. Because of Lenny we got to march in the conference parade with a band...the Dover High Senators. They helped us celebrate our 75th Anniversary in style. Mr. Knight was a great influence on our younger generation and he wil be greatly missed. Heaven has gained one gifted band director.

Board Meeting
Bingo - Games @ 7:00 pm
Mens Meeting
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Jan 0 Jul 0
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May 4 Nov 0
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Year Totals:
2017 - 8
2016 - 105
2015 - 116
2014 - 103
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Year Totals:
2017 - 0
2016 - 501
2015 - 465
2014 - 399