Delaware Volunteer Firefighter's Association News from the Office
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Funding for fire service grants in new budget Keeping fire safe cigarettes fire safe Allowing fire departments to acquire federal excess property Making sure volunteers are not included in the aca for fire depts. Over 7 million in grants to the Delaware fire service
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Berlin Fire Company is accepting sealed bids on a 1990 Chevrolet 3500 pickup truck with a 1972 brush truck skid unit. Berlin Fire Company has the right to accept, award, or reject any or all bids and award in the best interest of the fire company. The vehicle and skid unit are sold as a package unit and the bid should include both items. Both are sold “as-is” with no warranties expressed, written, or implied. Payments are to be made in cash, certified, or cashier’s check. Payment will be due upon pick up of unit at Berlin Fire Company Headquarters located at 214 North Main Street, Berlin, MD 21811. Payment in full will be required at time of pick up. There are no liens on the vehicle and has a clear title.
On 1/9/14 at 23:36 hours the Felton Community Fire Company was alerted for a MVC with a subject reported trapped. Due to the nature of the call Kent County ALS, Magnolia EMS and Delaware State Police Aviation were also alerted.
Approximately 16:20 pm 12/28/2014 Princess Anne Fire Company was tapped out for a car fire on route 13 North of Princess Anne. Report stated that a vehicle was partially on fire in the South bound lane near Peggy Neck Road. Paramedic 502 on location with updated information report of a four door SUV sedan partially involved with a boat and trailer attached smoke and fire showing. All occupants out of vehicle on arrival. Engine Tanker 511 on location, stretched out a 1 3/4 hand line to bring the fire under control. Brush 5 on location with additional personell. MSP on location traffic control south bound 13 diverted to Eden Allen Road. No injuries reported. South Bound 13 shut down for approx. 30 minutes. near Peggy Neck Road.
On 11-23-2014 the Federalsburg Fire Department held a controlled burn on three Bridges Rd west of town. Crews from Federalsburg, Hurlock, Preston and Easton attended and received training on interior live fire training. After several burns upstairs and several more downstairs and some truck work crews let the old house burn to the ground. A lot of the young and newer firefighters were able to see and learn smoke conditions inside a home. This was a good training drill for all that attended.
On 110-2-2014 the Seaford Volunteer Fire Department was alerted for a accident with rescue on Concord Pond Rd. 87 Command (J. Wilson) arrived to find a vehicle that had left the right side of the roadway and overturned and coming to rest on the passenger side of the car. The driver was still inside the vehicle and unable to get out. Rescue 87 arrived and used struts to stabilize the vehicle and used a class master to remove the windshield where crews could gain access to the driver. The driver was removed from the vehicle and transported to Nanticoke Memorial Hospital in Seaford for treatment with non-life threatening injuries. Concord Pond Rd was closed for about an hour during the alarm.