Designer Bag Bingo!Aetna is holding a designer bag bingo on April 1, 2017 at the hall. See the link for details.Designer Bag Bingo
Posted Mar 16, 2017, 5:37 AM by Charles Mitchell
House FireAetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Co was dispatched for a residential fire in the Binns Tract section of west Newark, shortly before 10 AM. Fire units arrived in the 800 block of Lehigh Rd to find smoke showing from a single family dwelling. The residents of the home had exited safely and were standing outside in the snow and sleet. Approximately 40 firefighters and EMS personnel from several area companies contained the fire to the second floor of the home. The house sustained fir...e and heat damage to the second floor, and smoke damage throughout. 5 adults and one child were displaced as the home was deemed uninhabitable. The Red Cross was called to assist the family with temporary lodging ...
Posted Mar 14, 2017, 10:03 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
Residential FireAt 1826 hours on 3/12/2017 Aetna along with mutual aid from Christiana Fire, Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21, Cranston Heights Fire Company, and Five Points Fire Company were dispatched to the unit block of Terry Lane in the Terry Manor development for a multi-residential structure fire. Due to smoke visible from a distance, Squad 9 requested New Castle County Paramedics and a BLS from Hockessin Fire Company - Station 19 to be added to the response. Crews arrived on scene to find a single story residence with smoke and fire showing from the Alpha side. The fire was quickly controlled and searches were negative. There were no civilian or firefighter injuries. Units remained on scene for ...
Posted Mar 14, 2017, 9:44 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
Assist on 3rd Alarm Commercial StructureEarly in the morning of 3/12/17, Aetna was dispatched to assist Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21 on what ultimately turned into a 3rd alarm commercial structure fire in Pike Creek. 9-3 and the Chief operated for several hours.
Posted Mar 14, 2017, 9:38 AM by Jeffrey Sands, Assistant Chief 7-8B
NFPA encourages testing smoke alarms as Daylight Saving Time beginsDaylight Saving Time began Sunday, March 12 at 2 a.m., when we sprung forward one hour for the purpose of making better use of daylight. As we set our clocks ahead, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends testing your smoke alarms.Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or working smoke alarms. When smoke alarms should have worked but failed to operate, it is usually because batteries were missing, disconnected, or dead. NFPA provides the following guidelines around smoke alarms:Test smoke alarms at least once a month using the test button.Make sure everyone in the home understands the sound of the smoke alarm and knows how to respond.Replace ...
Posted Mar 13, 2017, 5:43 AM by Charles Mitchell