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Port Penn Fire Company
26 W. Market St.
Port Penn, DE 19731

302.834.7483

302.832.7622 (fax)
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69D8- Non Dwelling Structure Fire - Pole Barn Fire
Wed, Jun 22, 2016 - On June 22nd at 09:32 Hrs the Delaware City and Christiana Fire Companies were alert for a shed fire in the 1900 blk of Mccoy road. New Castle County EMS staff advised the 911 center that this was a working alarm involving a 40'x60' pole barn with fire showing. The assignment was upgraded to a level 3 box alarm. Rescue Engine 296 was added on the box along with Odessa, Wilmington Manor, Middletown and Good Will Fire Companies. The crews arrived to find a large pole barn well off. RE 296 was assigned to layout from Engine 12 to a hydrant @ 600' away. The remainder of the crew then assisted with suppression and overhaul until released by command.

Water Rescue Assist in the Delaware River
Sun, Jun 19, 2016 - On June 19 at 15:06 hours, Station 29 along with Marine units from the Station 18 (Goodwill of New Castle) and Salem County Station 18 (Lower Alloway Creek) were dispatched to assist two (2) disabled jet skiers, in the Delaware River just north of Pea Patch Island. Both Jet Skis were located stuck on a sand bar just north of Pea Patch Island on the New Jersey side of the jetty. Due to the out going tide 18 Marine 1 was the only rescue boat able to assist in removing the Jet Skis from the sand bar. Two children were moved to 29 Marine 1 as their parents assisted the crew of 18 Marine 1 in the recovery of their Jet Skis. Once both Jet Skis were removed from the sand bar, all parties (2 Adults, 2 Children) and their Jet Skis were taken to the Delaware City Boat Ramp by 18 and 29 Marine units.The jet ski owner was then transported via Utility 29 to retrieve his vehicle and trailer at the Augustine Boat Ramp.

Fire Dispatches
  • Jan
    22
  • Feb
    9
  • Mar
    26
  • Apr
    28
  • May
    31
  • Jun
    29
  • July
    0
  • Aug
    0
  • Sep
    0
  • Oct
    0
  • Nov
    0
  • Dec
    0
  • YTD:
    145
  • 2015
    211
EMS Dispatches
  • Jan
    28
  • Feb
    25
  • Mar
    36
  • Apr
    25
  • May
    38
  • Jun
    0
  • July
    0
  • Aug
    0
  • Sep
    0
  • Oct
    0
  • Nov
    0
  • Dec
    0
  • YTD:
    152
  • 2015
    435
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Vehicle Fire on the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal
Sun, Jun 19, 2016 - On June 19 at 04:55 hours, Station 29 was dispatched to a reported vehicle fire along the banks of the Chesapeake & Delaware Canal just east of Reedy Point Bridge. Rescue/Engine 29-6 with three (3) responded as well as Deputy 29, (Assistant Chief) 29-8A and Station 29 Fire Police. On the arrival of Rescue/Engine 29-6, a single vehicle was located along the canal bank. The vehicle, a Suzuki Samari was completely consumed by fire. The crew of 29-6 under the command of Deputy 29, extinguished the remaining debris and the scene was turned over to Delaware State Police.

69E6 Working House Fire
Thu, Jun 16, 2016 - On June 16th at 02:14 Am the Townsend Fire Company was dispatched for a working house fire in the 100 blk of Masseys Church Road. Tanker 29 was added onto the box for working alarm assignment. The Tanker responded with a crew of 3 and operated on the fire scence for an hour doing various tasks until released by command.


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Thu, Aug 11, 2016 7
Mon, Aug 29, 2016 7
Thu, Sep 1, 2016 7
Thu, Sep 8, 2016 7
Mon, Sep 12, 2016 7
Mon, Sep 12, 2016 7
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