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EMERGENCIES
DIAL 9-1-1
Port Penn Fire Company
26 W. Market St.
Port Penn, DE 19731

302.834.7483

302.832.7622 (fax)
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67D3 - Small Outside Fire - 2162 New Castle Ave
Wed, Jun 7, 2017 - Tanker 29 responded with a crew of 4 to assist station 20 (Holloway Terrace) with a pile of construction material on fire under the Delaware Memorial Bridge. Tanker 29 arrived on location and drafted from the DRBA boat ramp providing the units on location with a water source. The crew of T29 assisted with suppression and overhaul until release by command.

69D6 - Residential Fire - 100 Blk of Connemara Ct, Middletown De 19709
Sat, Jun 3, 2017 - Chief 29 and 296 responded to assist station 27 (Volunteer Hose Company of Middletown) on a residential fire. Arriving units from station 27 confirmed a fire in the garage. The crew of 296 assisted with various assignments for 1 hour before clearing.

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  • 2016
    268
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    228
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51D1U - Aicraft Crash on Land - 147 Quigley Blvd
Thu, May 25, 2017 - Chief 29 and 296 responded to assist station 18 (Good Will Fire Company) with a confirmed aircraft crash south of the New Castle County Airport. First arriving units confirmed a crash with a fire and extension to an outbuilding. Chief 29 and Deputy 29 took command roles in setting up a search of the roofs of the near by buildings and the north side of the crash site. Units operated on scene for 1 hour assisting as needed. Upon clearing the incident 296 responded to station 18 and provided a cover up unitl their units could clear the scene. There was one fatal injury in this crash event.

31D2 Unconscious person - Delaware River @ Artificial Island
Mon, May 15, 2017 - On duty crews from station 29 were monitoring the station marine band radio when they heard a mayday transmitted from a sailing vessel on the Delaware River for an injured person who is was reported to be unconscious. The Station alerted New Castle County Fire board and made an immediate response to the Augustine Beach. While the rest of the water rescue box was transmitted 29M1 went underway, the conditions at Augustine Beach included high winds and rough seas. Marine units from Delaware City(15), Good Will of New Castle(18), Salem NJ(18) and DNREC were all notified to assist. The Crew of 29M1 arrived on location and found a person on a sailing vessel that had suffered a traumatic injury. The operator of the Rescue boat kept the boat in position in the rough seas as the crews transferred the patient on the Rescue boat. In accordance with county policy ALS (NCC Medic 5 and Supervisor) and BLS (DCFC C15) units along with state police aviation responded to Augustine Beach. Fire Boat 15 arrived on location as 29 Marine 1 was leaving the scene and provided support by returning in front of 29 Marine 1 to deflect the large swells. The crew of 29 Marine 1 turned to patient over to awaiting EMS assets at Augustine Beach who then transported the patient to CER.


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