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Frederica, DE 19946


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Bowers Fire Company sends their thoughts and prayers to the Yocum Family

It is with great sadness and sincere regret that we learn of the passing of past President and current Fire Police Captain Clayton "Clay" Yocum of Greenwood Fire Department. A life member who joined the company in 1979, Clay was a current director with the Delaware Volunteer Firefighter's Association and past President of the Sussex County Volunteer Firefighters Association. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, in blood and fire, and friends at this difficult time.

Bowers Fire Company is accepting FF/EMT applications

Bowers Fire Company is currently accepting applications for FF/EMT. You must have at least two years experience and have all required training. If you are interested in joining our team please contact the EMS Supervisor, Bobby Trowbridge at 302-354-7625.

Live Run Log
Friday August, 18 2017 @ 22:59
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Dover
Friday August, 18 2017 @ 18:57
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Frederica
Friday August, 18 2017 @ 17:11
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Magnolia
Recent Photo Stories

Injured Subject On The Jetty

Unit A40 was dispatched at 0855hrs on Sun July 16 For a subject fallen w/ reported severe bleeding. A40 Went on scene and found a male subject on the jetty with severe lacerations to his foot. A40 then requested a rescue & engine for assistance of removing patient from the jetty.

Happy 4th of July from BFC

BFC would like to wish eveyone a Safe and Happy 4th of July!!

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

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Jan 18 Jul 0
Feb 10 Aug 0
Mar 12 Sep 0
Apr 4 Oct 0
May 4 Nov 0
Jun 12 Dec 0
Year Totals:
2017 - 60
2016 - 105
2015 - 116
2014 - 103
Jan 55 Jul 49
Feb 34 Aug 0
Mar 34 Sep 0
Apr 39 Oct 0
May 36 Nov 0
Jun 41 Dec 0
Year Totals:
2017 - 288
2016 - 501
2015 - 465
2014 - 399