Tag: Delaware

Sussex County EMS Celebrates 25 Years of Service

During a recent County Council session the Sussex County Council presented Sussex County EMS with a proclamation recognizing 25 years of outstanding and dedicated service. County Administrator Todd Lawson read the proclamation...

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Pioneers of the Delaware Fire Service

  This issue will feature Warren Jones, someone in the Delaware Fire Service that we all know very well. Warren joined the Elsmere Fire Company in 1960 and is currently an active member with the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer...

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MVC Sends 1 to Trauma Ctr.

On November 11, 2015, Clayton Station 45, KCMD Ambulance 2, KM6, KM5 and Trooper 4 responded for an MVC with a reported overturn on Sewell Branch Road. Fire and EMS units arrived and began patient care and securing the vehicle....

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Millville Works Car-into-Building

On December 2, 2015, the Millville Volunteer Fire Company and Sussex County Paramedics were dispatched to an MVA on Docs Place in the Millville Medical Center. The Tactical Rescue Teams were alerted and dispatched since the...

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A Milestone, Again, in Harrington

In the entire history of the Harrington Fire Company, only four individuals have held all three of the highest offices; President, Fire Chief and EMS Captain. The first two individuals to achieve this impressive milestone were...

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5-Year-Old Gets Special Birthday

Five-year-old Gavin Bender faces medical issues every day. Diagnosed with severe allergy, asthma, bipolar and autism issues, young Gavin was given a birthday party by his parents on January 9, 2016. Gavin had a special request....

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Wilmington 2-Alarmer

The Wilmington Fire Department responded to a church fire on Vandever Avenue, which became a second alarm. – Submitted by BC James R. Jobes, photos by Ryan King and Chuck...

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Elsmere Bakery Blaze

On Christmas Eve 2015, Elsmere Fire Company and surrounding area companies were alerted for a building fire at Serpes Bakery in Elsmere, a landmark in town since 1964. Unit 168 (Jim Facciolo) was first on scene and found fire...

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Two-for-One for VHC and Friends

Early on December 16, 2015, stations 1 and 27, 4 and 24, and 26 were alerted to a working fire on East Lake Street in Middletown. On arrival, it was determined that the house was vacant, at which time the situation became an...

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All-Hands at Angola Fire

On January 8, 2016, the Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Company was dispatched to a chimney fire in the 34000 block of Bookhammer Landing Road in Angola. Engine 86-2 and Quint 86 reported a smoke condition upon arrival. The...

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