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February 22, 2018

The Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company regrets to announce the passing of Assistant Engineer Arlynn Hall. Funeral services will be held at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road on Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 2 PM, where friends may visit from 12 Noon to 2 PM. See the link for further information. http://www.mealeyfuneralhomes.com/ob…/arlynn-quinton-hall-jr

February 22, 2018

Overnight at 01:50, Aetna and New Castle County Paramedics responded to South College Ave and Welsh Tract Road for the report of a motor vehicle collision with entrapment. Squad 9 arrived to find a single vehicle vs pole with one trapped. Crews worked for 15 minutes to free the patient who was transported to Christiana Hospital by Aetna ambulance and NCC Paramedics. Newark Delaware Police Department is handling the investigation.

February 22, 2018

Just before Midnight on Tuesday, Aetna and Singerly were dispatched to a tractor trailer on fire on Interstate 95 at the DE/MD border. Singerly units arrived to find the trailer portion of the truck fully involved. Engine and Squad 9 arrived and assisted.

February 14, 2018

At 2309 hours last evening, Aetna along with mutual aid from Christiana Fire, and Mill Creek Fire Company - Stations 2&21 were dispatched to 15 Innovation Way in the Delaware Industrial Park for a commercial structure fire. University of Delaware Police were on scene with smoke in the building. With the assistance of UD Facilities, crews were able to isolate the source to a burned up compressor. Crews operated for 45 minutes and there were no injuries. Captain Farley had Newark Command. Photos courtesy of Aetna Photographer Dave Wilson.

February 12, 2018

This morning a couple of Aetna firefighters took on officers from Newark Police in a "training" wing eating contest at Grain Craft Bar + Kitchen. More information on our 3rd annual Wing Bowl with NFD vs the FOP on April 14th will be coming soon!

February 11, 2018

Aetna is now hiring for a full-time EMT position, more information can be found HERE

February 11, 2018

At 1:30pm today Aetna was dispatched for an engine to assist Singerly Fire Company at a commercial structure fire on East High Street in Elkton. Engine 9, Ladder 9, and 9-8 all responded. Personnel worked for 1.5 hours before clearing. Additional Aetna units remained staffed in town for the duration.

February 9, 2018

Friday afternoon Aetna, Christiana Fire, Singerly Fire Company, Volunteer Hose Co., Wilmington Manor Fire Company, University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit, New Castle County Paramedics and Delaware State Fire Marshal News Room responded to a structure fire on Sunny Bend in Four Seasons. Engine 12 arrived with fire showing from the first floor. The fire was quickly extinguished and minor extension was found to an exposure building. No civilians were injured, however one firefighter was transported to Christiana ER with minor burns to his ears and face. The Red Cross also responded to assist the homeowners. Chief Bowerson had Newark Command.

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