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Aetna News

October 21, 2017

This morning Aetna was dispatched to the Middle Run area of the White Clay Creek State Park for a person fallen with a knee injury. Crews arrived to find the patient on a trail approximately 1/4 mile from the road. The patient was carried out of the woods utilizing a Stokes basket and was transported to Christiana Hospital in stable condition. Responding crews included: Ambulance A-9, Ladder 9, EMS-9, and Chief 9-8.

October 20, 2017

Please join the Wilmington Fire Department and Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company on October 23, 2017 for the release of Last Alarm IPA at Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant. Last Alarm IPA was initially created last year after a tragic fire in Wilmington that took the lives of Lieutenant Christopher Leach, Senior Firefighter Jerry Fickes, and Senior Firefighter Ardythe Hope. Senior Firefighter Fickes was a long time member of the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company and our department was honored to be included by Iron Hill with the expansion of this release to the Newark location this year. Proceeds ($1 from every pint sold) benefit firefighter causes. The release at the Wilmington location takes place at 11:30am. The release at the Newark location takes place at 2:00pm. We hope you will join us to remember these heroes and to support great causes. Please print and bring with you the attached coupon which directs 20% of your bill to the Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company in memory of these firefighters. Proceeds will be placed in a special fund named for these firefighters to support firefighter safety and training. We hope to see you on October 23rd!


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Aetna Hose Hook & Ladder Co.

31 Academy Street

Newark, DE 19711