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Fireboat 15 Assists With Barge Fire

May 23, 2022

In the early morning hours of May 23, 2022, Fireboard 15 was dispatched to assist marine units from Kent and Sussex counties with a barge fire in the Delaware Bay. The response took nearly an hour and a half and FB-15 assisted on scene for several hours prior to returning to Delaware City.

Commercial Vehicle Fire

May 5, 2022

On May 5, 2022 at 2:26pm, Odessa Fire Company and Delaware City Fire Company were dispatched to Route 1 Southbound at Route 301 for a commercial vehicle fire. Squad 1 was in the area and responded as well. Crews arrived to find the cab and engine compartment of a tractor trailer involved and quickly extinguished the fire. There were no injuries and Assistant Chief Sands had Route 1 Command.

MVC Vehicle Reported on Fire

May 5, 2022

Stations 15/29 dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Crash with Vehicle on Fire

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MVC Vehicle Reported on Fire

May 5, 2022

Stations 15/29 dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Crash with Vehicle on Fire

Residential Structure Fire

Apr 29, 2022

Quint 15 responds to assist Volunteer Hose of Middletown on working Residential Structure Fire

Motor Vehicle Accident involving a School Bus

Apr 29, 2022

MVC w/ Multiple Injuries

Delaware Running Festival in City of Wilmington

Apr 24, 2022

QRS 15 stands by for the Delaware Running Festival

Passing of Fire Police Emeritus Mark A. Breeding

Apr 23, 2022

In Memory - Mark A. Breeding, Fire Police Emeritus / Active Life Member

Alarm Stats

Fire Calls

Jan - 71 Jul - 0
Feb - 66 Aug - 0
Mar - 53 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 72
Jun - 0 Dec - 62

Year Totals:

2022 - 324 2021 - 818
2020 - 723 2019 - 726

EMS Calls

Jan - 133 Jul - 0
Feb - 114 Aug - 0
Mar - 109 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 109
Jun - 0 Dec - 141

Year Totals:

2022 - 606 2021 - 1485
2020 - 1371 2019 - 1539

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Recent Calls

  • Fri May, 27 2022 @ 20:46

    Nature: Traffic Collision - High Mechanism

    Location: New Castle

    Address: Rte 1 North and Bear Corbitt Rd Underpass

    City: ,

  • Fri May, 27 2022 @ 14:57

    Nature: Medical Emergency

  • Fri May, 27 2022 @ 14:00

    Nature: Watercraft in Distress

    Location: Carney's Point Town

    Address: Delaware River and Borden Drive

    City: Wilmington, DE 19806

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