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Fireboat 15 Assists Chesapeake City

Sep 6, 2022

This morning at 8:21 am, Fireboat 15 was requested to assist Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City, Inc. with a medical emergency on board a vessel on the C&D Canal in the area of the Chesapeake Inn. Fireboat 15 responded with 3 personnel and assisted EMS and fire department personnel with transferring the patient from the boat to a waiting ambulance.

Motor Vehicle Collision with Rollover

Sep 4, 2022

On Sunday, September 4th, 2022 at 23:30 hours, Stations 15, 29, 4/24, Medic 6 & Trooper 4 were alerted for an MVC reported with rollover and entrapment involving a tractor trailer on Rte 1 SB @ Dragon Creek Bridge. Units arrived on scene to find a single vehicle accident involving a large utility work truck that had overturned in the median. There were two patients at the scene that were removed from the vehicle prior to our arrival. There was a large fuel leak at the scene that resulted from the incident which required additional resources to be dispatched to the scene for mitigation purposes. Crews worked collectively and diligently providing emergency care to the two patients who both were transported to the Christiana Hospital. Fire department units remained on scene for several hours assisting state agencies with traffic control and scene clean-up. Responding Units: Rescue-Engine 15, A-15, Command-15, 29-6, Deputy-29, Engine 24, Rescue-Engine 4, Command-24, Fire Police 4/24, Engine 6, A-6, Hazmat-30, Cat-30, Medic 6, ALS-18, Trooper 4, NCC-OEM1, DNREC, DELDOT, NCCPD & DSP.

We're Hiring!

Aug 12, 2022

We're hiring 4 Career Firefighter/EMTs to further expand our career staff. To see the posting and application, go to https://www.dcfc15.com/page/employment

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We're Hiring!

Aug 12, 2022

We're hiring 4 Career Firefighter/EMTs to further expand our career staff. To see the posting and application, go to https://www.dcfc15.com/page/employment

Car Fire Extinguished

Aug 11, 2022

On August 11, 2022 at 1:03pm, Delaware City Fire Company and Port Penn Volunteer Fire Company were dispatched to Route 1 Southbound on the Roth Bridge for a vehicle fire. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and there were no injuries.

Porch Fire on Adams Street

Jul 31, 2022

On July 31, 2022 at 6:46 pm, Delaware City Fire Company and mutual aid companies were dispatched to the 100 block of Adams Street for a residential structure fire. Squad 15 established a water supply and arrived to find a porch on fire, quickly extinguishing the same. They were supported by Port Penn Volunteer Fire Company and Quint 15 before the incident was reduced to units on scene by the Incident Commander, Assistant Chief Neel. Companies remained on scene for less than an hour and Delaware State Fire Marshal's Office is investigating the cause and origin of the fire.

We're Hiring!

Jul 5, 2022

Delaware City Fire Company is now hiring Part-Time Firefighter/EMTs and Part-Time EMTs. More details here https://dcfc15.com/page/employment

Alarm Stats

Fire Calls

Jan - 71 Jul - 79
Feb - 66 Aug - 51
Mar - 53 Sept - 0
Apr - 66 Oct - 0
May - 70 Nov - 0
Jun - 64 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2022 - 520 2021 - 818
2020 - 723 2019 - 726

EMS Calls

Jan - 133 Jul - 131
Feb - 114 Aug - 84
Mar - 109 Sept - 0
Apr - 120 Oct - 0
May - 130 Nov - 0
Jun - 114 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2022 - 935 2021 - 1485
2020 - 1371 2019 - 1539

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