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NATION TO HONOR THOSE WHO GAVE ALL IN DEFENSE OUR COUNTRY
Friday, May 22, 2015 
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The nation will once again come together this Monday to remember those who died serving our country's military to protect our country.  While you go about your day this Memorial Day please take a moment to remember those who served and continue to serve in our nations military.  Once again this year the company will be attending the Smyrna/Clayton Memorial day Parade being held in Smyrna starting at 10am on Monday May 25th.  Immediately following the parade members will be attending the annual memorial service that will be held at the Smyrna/Clayton Military Memorial at the Smyrna Municipal Park on N. Main St. God Bless America!!!


 
   
   
LADIES AUXILIARY UPCOMING FUNDRAISER
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 
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SAVE THE DATE!!!! CLAYTON LADIES AUXILIARY UPCOMING FUNDRAISER!!! SURE TO BE A GREAT TIME!!!! MIKE HINES AND THE LOOK WILL BE AT THE CLAYTON FIRE HALL ON SEPTEMBER 12, 2015. Mike Hines, also known as Mike Hines and The Look, is a high energy dance band that plays R&B, Hip Hop, Pop, Old School Funk; along with a small taste of Motown and Disco. They’re a 6 piece band that always gets the crowd involved and performs like there’s no tomorrow. They’re the ultimate party band and when they play, nobody sits down. Mark your calendar! You don’t want to miss out on the fun!!!!


 
LADIES AUXILIARY UPCOMING FUNDRAISER
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 
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SAVE THE DATE!!!! CLAYTON LADIES AUXILIARY UPCOMING FUNDRAISER!!! SURE TO BE A GREAT TIME!!!! THE LADIES WILL BE HOSTING A MURDER AT THE MASQUERADE / DINNER PARTY ON NOVEMBER 21, 2015. The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the tragically and unexpectedly deceased at the Annual Billionaires Club Masquerade Ball. With a mystery under each feathery façade, unmasking the killer may be quite a challenge. It’s up to you to determine which partygoer is guilty, bring this crime to justice, and save the party! Attend the Billionaires’ Club Annual Masquerade Ball and help get this soiree back on track by trading clues with your guests, gathering information, and solving the crime before the masked menace gets away! Come dressed in your favorite costume or just come as you are to this suspenseful night of masks and murder. Get ready for a fun filled evening of mystery, intrigue and, murder. Also enjoy a delicious meal prepared and served by our Serv Safe Certified Ladies Auxiliary!!!!


 
ALEXIS WILLIAMS PRESENTED WITH THE LINDA LIGHTCAP SCHOLARSHIP
   
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 
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Alexis Williams the daughter of Company members Noah and Tammi Williams was awarded the Linda Lightcap Memorial Scholarship at the may company meeting. Alexis was presented a check for $1,000.00 as this years winner. Alexis will soon be a graduate of Smyrna High and will attend Delaware Tech's nursing program. The Linda Lightcap scholarship is named after a Clayton Fire Company ladies Auxiliary member who died suddenly several years ago. Linda was the wife of Clayton Past President Robert L. Lightcap and the mother of Past Chief Jeff Lightcap. Linda's daughter Sharon is also an active member of the Clayton Ladies. Congratulation to Alexis and Good Luck from the members.


 
MISSISSIPPI LINE OF DUTY DEATH
   
Monday, May 18, 2015 
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Please join with the members of the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the family of longtime Philadelphia, Mississippi Fire Captain, Dwight Greer 44 and to the Philadelphia, MS Fire Department, Captain Greer collapsed and died last Wednesday night an hour after responding to a run. Despite the best efforts of his personnel, he could not be revived. He died on May 6, 2015. Fire Capt. Greer, 44, was pronounced dead at the hospital at 1937 hours. Services have already been conducted. He was not married and had no children. As the PFD Chief Pierce Clark stated that he had "seen men go above and beyond to help a total stranger many times putting their self in harms way, but last night watching my men work on one of their own was the hardest thing I have been part of and hope to never see it again. RIP Captain Dwight Greer." Greer had a big personality and was a just a gentle giant.

 
QUINT 45 HONORS PASSING OF CHC LIFE MEMBER DONNIE UHLENDORFF
   
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 
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Wednesday around lunch Quint 45 took part of a crossed ladders for the funeral for Life Member and Past President of Donnie Uhlendorff from the Citizens Hose Company.  The crossed ladders were positioned at Lake Como in Smyrna where the procession passed under it.  again the company sends their thoughts and prayers to the members of the Citizens Hose Company and the family and friends of Past President Uhlendorff. 


 
ALEX CARROW NAMED MEMBER OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL
   
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 
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During the regular company meeting in May President Faulkner named Assistant Chief Alex Carrow as Member of the Month for April 2015. During the month of April Chief Carrow attended the following; 9 out of 16 calls, 2 misc events, 2 in service drills, 1 Uniform Function and the company meeting. He accumulated 19 points for the month of April and has a total of 121 points for the point year 2015. The membership would like to congratulate Chief Carrow on his award.


 
WASHINGTON D.C. LINE OF DUTY DEATH
   
Monday, May 11, 2015 
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Please join the with the members of the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the Washington D.C. Fire and Rescue Service on the death of one of their own. On May 6th Lt. Kevin McRae, Lt. McRae was in charge of first due Engine 6 at a two-alarm high-rise fire in the 1200 block of 7th Street, NW. After exiting the building, Lt. McRae collapsed and went into cardiac arrest. CPR was started immediately. Lt. McRae was pronounced dead at the Washington Hospital. Center. A second firefighter was treated and released from the hospital. Lt. McRae was 44 and is survived by his wife, three children and his mother. Lt. McRae is the 100th DC firefighter to die in the line of duty.

 
NY LINE OF DUTY DEATH
   
Monday, May 11, 2015 
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Please join with the members of the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the Poughkeepsie Fire Department Fire Department for the loss of one of their own. On May 4th Firefighter Gunther while engaged in rescue and suppression duties at the scene of a residential structure fire, began to experience cardiac related symptoms. Firefighter Gunther was treated on scene and transported to Vassar Brothers Medical Center where despite all efforts, including surgery, Guntherís conditioned worsened and he succumbed to his injury on May 5th.

 
RESCUE AND CREW TAKE PART IN TOUCH A TRUCK EVENT
Saturday, May 9, 2015 
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For the second year the company took part in the American Legion "Touch a Truck" event that was held at Providence Creek Academy in Clayton.  Each year this event has grown in participation.  This year the company also took part in a vehicle rescue demo. 


 
   
Youdee testing out Rescue 45.
   Youdee testing out Rescue 45.
CLAYTON FIRE COMPANY MOURNS THE PASSING OF CHC LIFE MEMBER AND PAST PRESIDENT DONALD UHLENDORFF
Donald Uhlendorff
   Donald Uhlendorff
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 
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The officer and members of the company send their sympathy and prayers to the officers and members of the Citizens Hose Company of Smyrna on the passing of Life Member and Past President Donald Uhlendorff.  Donnie as he was known passed away on todays date at Kent General Hospital.  A life long member of Citizens Hose Co. Donnie held several offices including Board of Directors, Trustee, Fire Lieutenant, Vice President and President.  Donnie also spent many years as a Fire Policeman for Smyrna.  We ask that you please keep the Uhlendorff family along with the Citizens Hose Co. family in your thoughts and prayers.   


 
GA LINE OF DUTY DEATH
   
Tuesday, May 5, 2015 
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Please join with the members of the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the Swainsboro, GA fire department on the death of Fire Lieutenant Ricky Thurman. Lt. Thurman while operating at the scene of a structure fire on April 24, 2015 Lieutenant Thurman suddenly went into cardiac arrest. Immediate efforts to revive Lt. Thurman were successful and he was airlifted to Regents University Hospital in Augusta, Georgia where he passed away on May 4, 2015. Lt. Thurman's death is the 32nd FF death in 2015.

 
MVC MOTORCYCLE VS TRUCK
Monday, May 4, 2015 
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Monday afternoon at 13:57 the station along with Ambulance 64, KM6, KM5 and Trooper 4 were alerted for the MVC involving a motorcycle at Millington Rd and Laristone Ct.  Command 45 w/DC Lucas, Rescue 45 w/6, AC Hurlock and Engine 45-3 w/5 Capt. Johnson arrived along with EMS units to find a motorcycle vs pickup truck with serious injuries to the motorcycle operator.  The crew from Rescue 45 assisted with patient care, and secrured the vehicle while the crew from 45-3 established the LZ for Trooper 4.  The operator of the motorcycle was transported to CER by Trooper 4, the driver of the pickup refused treatment.  Deputy Chief Lucas had command.   Sta 45 fire police remained on scene to assist DSP with traffic.  Units responding Command 45, Rescue 45, Engine 45-3, C-64, KM5A, KM6A, Trooper 4, Sta 45 Fire Police.

The company also responded to 2 other calls this day; A gas leak outside 59 w Commerce St in Kenton. Command 45 w/ AC Hurlock, Engine 45-3 w/6 FF Dave Ross, and Quint 45 w/6, PC Carrow responded and found nothing.  Later in the afternoon after the MVC the station was dispacthed for a washdown at 5003 Millington Rd.  Engine 45-3 handled the wash down.  During all this the station was also handling a engine coverup at Cecil County Sta 9 Hacks Point while they prepared for the funeral for a past chief from their department.  Engine 45-4 w/4 Capt Davis Stood by at Hacks Point from 11am until 7pm.   


 
   
   
PA LINE OF DUTY DEATH
   
Monday, May 4, 2015 
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Please join with the members of the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the Pine Grove PA Hose, Hook, and Ladder Company of Pine Grove, PA. Firefighter Peters responded to a medical assistance call with his fire company on the afternoon of April 30, 2015. Later that evening at 1930hrs, Peters was stricken by an apparent heart attack at his residence. Emergency responders were summoned and treated Peters then transported him to the hospital where he succumbed to his injury. Incident Location: Medical assistance call: 41 N Gulpehocken ST, Pine Grove Borough, PA ; Fatal injury: Mifflin Street, Pine Grove Borough, PA

 
MISSOURI LINE OF DUTY DEATH
Monday, May 4, 2015 
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Please join with the Clayton Fire Company in offering our condolences to the Orchard Farm Fire District on the death of Engineer-Firefighter Lawhorn who was responding to a mutual aid structure fire when the fire department tanker he was driving left the roadway and came to a rest in a field. Firefighter Lawhorn, who was alone in the vehicle, was found by other emergency responders as they were returning from the fire call. Resuscitative efforts were attempted but Lawhorn was pronounced dead at the scene from a nature and cause of fatal injury still to be determined.

 
   
   
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