Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Port Penn Fire Company would like to congratulate Kevin Turner on his new position as Career Assistant Chief at Delaware City Fire Company. Kevin is currently part of our part time staff here at Port Penn. We look forward to working with you at both companies. Congratulations Career Asst. Chief Turner!
Thursday, November 19, 2020
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Port Penn Fire Company is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Honorary Member E. Michael "Mike" Rush. Mike was something of a legend in the Delaware Fire Service, and well known throughout.
Mike graduated from Salesianum Hight School in 1966, then went on to acquire a degree from Goldey-Beacom College. Later he proudly served our country in the United States Marine Corps from 1968-1970 in the Vietnam War fighting in the Western Pacific.
Mike was an instructor with the Delaware State Fire School and a Past President of the Delaware State Fire Chief's Association. He was a member of the Wilmington Manor Fire Company, where he held offices of President and Deputy Chief Emeritus. He was also a Life Member of the Christiana Fire Company where he served on their Board of Directors. Mike was also an Honorary Member of Citizen's Hose, Cranron Heights, Delaware City, Five Points, Hockessin, and Mill Creek Fire Companies. In addition, he was also an Honorary Member of the Smyrna/Clayton Past Chiefs / Past Presidents Association.
Mike was also named Delaware Volunteer Fireman of the Year at the annual DVFA Conference in 2013.
Our sincere condolences go out to his family as well as his loved ones.
Saturday, October 24, 2020
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
On the above date Station 29 was alerted to assist 4&24 on and MVC on Route 1 South in the area of Lorewood Grove Road off ramp. Units arrived to find a tractor trailer overturned with no injuries to the driver. Crews assisted with various tasks as assigned by Command working in tandem with 24 and 1-5 units. We operated for approximately an hour until being released.
Sunday, October 18, 2020
The On the above date Station 29 was alerted as part of the SWRT to assist 1&27 on an inland water rescue. Units operated several hours assisting in search and dive operations until released by command.
Saturday, October 17, 2020
Tanker 29 assisted Station 26 on a controlled training burn Saturday the 17th of October. They assisted for several hours until being released at the conclusion of training.
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