On February 28, Five Points hosted an advanced forcible entry class put on by Prospect Park Fire Company. This class went over multiple ways to force different types of doors and locks quickly and efficiently. Thanks to all who came out, and to Prospect Park for putting on such a great class! Photos by: Prospect Park Fire Company
In the beginning of February 2015, members started a rennovation project of our sleeping quarters. On March 14, that project was completed. The outcome came out great! Thanks to everone who helped out!
Around 7:30 PM, on Monday to 2/9/15, Five Points was alerted to assist Brandywine Hundred, Station 11, on a working residential fire on N Market Street between 39th Street and 40th. Five Points' Ladder-17 responded with a crew of seven and Engine 17-5 responded with a crew of five.
Brandywine Hundred's 11–3 arrived first on scene to find fire showing from a two story residential building. While in route crews were alerted that there was one victim reported on the first floor
On February 7th, 2015, members celebrated 94 years of service at our annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony. It was a fun and exciting night for all. The Officers and Members would like to thank Edward and Patty Dean from Patty Dean Photography for volunteering to photograph the banquet. Photos: Click Here to View Photos 2014 Year In Review Video created by member Brandon Bolinski: Click Here to View Video
Congratulations to members Ryan Hahn and Eric Johnson on graduating from Wilmington Fire Department's 38th Recruit Academy class! Also, Congratulations to member Chad Hayes celebrating one year as a firefighter with WFD!
Tonight, members participated in our annual Ladder Safety Class put on by Past Chief Frank Lindell. This class, mainly for our ladder drivers and trainees, goes over the basics of setting up for Ladder Company Operations.
At 2:18pm on Sunday, 2/1/15, Five Points and Minquadale Fire Company, were alerted for a Motor Vehicle Collision with a Rollover on I95 South Bound, West Yards area. New Castle County's Medic-1A and Wilmington Fire Department's Battalion Chief-2 simultaneously arrived on scene confirming one vehicle rolled over with 1 victim trapped. Crews from Five Points' A-17, 17-6 and Minquadale's A-22 & 22-6 worked together to free one patient. The patient was removed in less than 10 min