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Thursday, October 23, 2014 
The Hartly Vol. Fire Co. is now accepting sealed bids for our 1975 Hahn Pumper until December 1, 2014. Minimum Bid of $4500. You can mail your bids to PO Box 28 Hartly DE. 19953 - ATTN Fire Chief. Don't miss your opportunity of owning this gem!!! See the attached information

Open House 2014
Saturday, October 18, 2014 11:00
Annual Fire Prevention Open House. Special thanks to Kent County Department of Public Service, Smyrna Fire Company, Delaware Forestry Service, DSP Aviation Unit, Goldsboro Fire Company, Clayton Fire Company, Marydel Fire Company and all those that set up booths indoors!!!!

Assist Station 43 (Cheswold)
Saturday, October 18, 2014 10:00
Just before our annual fire prevention open house kicked off, Station 43 (Cheswold), Station 51 (Tanker Company) and Station 46 (Dover, Ladder Company) were all alerted for a working house fire on Pearson's Corner Road. 51-3 arrived on location of a SFD with fire showing. Command 43 arrived on location moments later and assumed command. 51-3's crew pulled two hand lines, one to the alpha side and another to the bravo/charlie side. As exterior fire was knocked down, crews from 43,51 and 46 went interior to expose the remaining fire which was located in the roof of the structure. Situation was placed under control with units working shortly after. 51's units went returning after overhaul and final extinguishment.

Fire Prevention
Monday, October 13, 2014 
In the past week, Hartly's volunteers went to work preparing fire prevention bags and giving presentations to the kids of the local schools.

Open House
This October 18th, the Hartly Volunteer Fire Company will be hosting it's annual Fire Prevention Open House. The event will take place from 11am to 2pm. Bring the family out to get the real firehouse experience with many activities for all to enjoy. Including but not limited to, face painting, snacks and drinks, cotton candy and plenty of firefighting experiences. If you find yourself looking for a reason to get out of the house that day, head down to the Loud and Proud station of Kent County and have a great time with the individuals that protect this outstanding community and the ones surrounding.

Controlled Burn with Station 56 (Marydel)
Sunday, September 21, 2014 
Station 51 assisted Station 56 (Marydel) with a controlled burn of a double trailer.

Working House Fire Assist
Friday, September 19, 2014 
In the early evening hours, Station 51 was alerted to assist Station 46 (Dover) with a working house fire in the Hidden Acres development. As 51 units arrived on scene, they were met with Dover crews battling a SFD with fire through the roof. 51-3's crew was advised to pull a second hand line off of 46-4 and assist with fire control on the Charlie side of the structure. At that time, Command 46 advised Dover to sound a second alarm which brought in Station 56 (Marydel) and Station 41 (Camden) for tanker company assist's. After the bulk of the fire was extinguished, crews were sent inside to locate any remaining hot spots. Crews from all four stations remained on scene for approximately two and a half hours for extensive overhaul. Photos courtesy of Brent Scott

Mourning a Neighbor
Tuesday, September 9, 2014 
The officers and members of the Hartly Vol Fire Co would like to extend our sincerest condolences to our neighboring company Cheswold as well as Past Chief John Tigner and his family for the passing of Howard "Suds" Killen. Suds was a Life Member and Past virtually everything for Station 43. His service, love, and amazing sense of humor will certainly be missed. Please keep the families in your thoughts and prayers during this time. For more information and future details please visit www.cheswoldvfc.com .

The Picture Says It All
Are you ready???
   Are you ready???
Sunday, September 7, 2014 
Can you smell it? Is your mouth watering? Are you hungry yet??? Hartly and Clayton Fire Companies will hold a joint Chicken BBQ fundraiser on Sunday September 7th from 10am until supplies run out. Come on out to Main St. and Railroad Ave. in Clayton and get you some of Chief Connors's Chicken with potato salad, baked beans, and a roll. Save yourself from making lunch or dinner and fill you bellies and warm your hearts. Cost is $8 per platter.

Saturday, September 6, 2014 
During another tremendous storm, Hartly's volunteers were alerted for a Two Vehicle MVC at the intersection of Pearson's Corner Road and Halltown Road. Command (Chief Connors) arrived on location and reported two vehicles with multiple injuries. 51-3 w/7 (2nd Asst. Chief Morris) arrived on location and was advised by command to secure both vehicles and assist EMS if needed. As 51-3's crew was doing so BLS units B-51 and A-51 attended to the possible patient who had taken cover in a near by shop. 51-6 arrived on location and assisted 51-3 and EMS with securing the vehicles and patient care. B-51 transported those involved that did not refuse EMS service. At that time, Command 51 placed the scene under control and released A-51 and 51-6. Command 51 and 51-3 remained on scene to assist DSP and the towing company. 51 units returned to service shortly afterwards.

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