Join Delaware City Fire Company!

Since 1887 our members have been keeping Delaware City and the surrounding communities safe and healthy.  But we need your help to continue our mission.  DCFC is a combination fire department made up of volunteer members, part time employees, and full time employees, all of whom work together around the clock 365 days a year.  There are different categories of members, each of which are are an important part of our team!  Download an application or send us a message through the form below to learn more!

Volunteer Membership - Volunteer Membership is broken down into three categories

  • Active EMS
  • Active Fire
  • Administrative Member

Requirements: Must be 18 years of age or older

Probationary Period: All new members will be on a one year probationary period. Any probationary member who has served in another Fire/ EMS Service may have the Fire School requirements waived with the provision of copies of official training records.

Cadet Membership - Cadet Members participate in training, begin learning how to become a firefighter and EMT, and assist with company functions.

Requirements: At least 14 years of age

Ladies Auxiliary -

Requirements: Ladies Auxiliary Members must be 18 years of age or older

Junior Ladies Auxiliary

Requirements: Must be between the ages of 14-18


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Recent Calls

  • Tue May, 28 2024 @ 21:26

    Nature: Vehicle Accident

    Location: New Castle

    Address: Rte 1 South and Bear Corbitt Rd Underpass

    City: ,

  • Tue May, 28 2024 @ 20:59

    Nature: Medical Emergency

  • Tue May, 28 2024 @ 16:55

    Nature: Vehicle Fire

    Location: Roth Bridge Nb - C & D Canal

    Address: 1066 RT 1 North

    City: ,

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