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Residential structure fire

Apr 29, 2017

Residential structure fire


Brush Company Assist Cheswold with a field fire

Apr 3, 2017

On Monday at 3:15pm the Cheswold Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a outside fire in the area of Mckee Rd. Command 43 w/ Chief Josh Dempsey went on scene with a moderate area of grass on fire. Command 43 then discovered a second fire down the road in the area of Rose Bowl Rd and Fork Branch Rd. Command 43 asked for next due brush company out of Station 53. Brush 53 w/ Crew Leader Jeremy Virdin, Squad 53 w/Chief Sam Boots made the response. While enroute Kent Center advised Brush 53 to make access off of Fork Branch Rd. to access the second fire. Crews from Brush and Squad 53 extinguished the fire and investigated the area for extention. Units responding to assist Cheswold Fire Company, Brush 53, and Squad 53.


Leipsic operates motorcycle MVC

Apr 2, 2017

Sunday afternoon April 2 at 1:10pm the Leipsic Fire Co. along with Rescue Co. 44, Kent County Paramedics and Trooper 4 were alerted for a motor vehicle collison with injuries involving a motorcycle. 1st Assistant Chief Boe Virdin went on location as reported and assumed Leipsic command. Rescue 53 w/ Chief Sam Boots, Squad 53 w/ Crew Leader Jeremy Virdin, Brush 53 w/ Assistant Chief Joey Marker and A-53 hit the streets immediately after the having the annual memorial service. The patient was then transported to Christiana Hospital by Trooper 4. Units responding Rescue 53, Squad 53, Brush 53, 53-17 , Ambulance A-53, Rescue 44, Kent County Paremedic Unit KM6, B-64. Special thanks to the Citizens Hose Company, Kent County Paramedics, Smyrna American Leigon Ambulance Service, and the Delaware State Police Traffic and Aviation Divisions.


Apparatus and seat assignment training.

Mar 21, 2017

This weeks training centered on fire apparatus assignments and seat assignments. Along with Little Creek Fire Company we reviewed and practiced the roles of each apparatus as it arrives on scene as well as the responsibility of each riding position on the apparatus.


Structure Fire training - Part 2

Mar 16, 2017

This week the Duty Crew took adavantage of a second night of structural fire training at the Delaware State Fire School along with members from Cheswold Fire Company. This weeks training focused on fighting residential basement fires.

Alarm Stats

Fire Calls

Jan - 9 Jul - 0
Feb - 4 Aug - 0
Mar - 5 Sept - 0
Apr - 16 Oct - 0
May - 11 Nov - 0
Jun - 4 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2017 - 49 2016 - 146
2015 - 137 2014 - 94

EMS Calls

Jan - 36 Jul - 0
Feb - 26 Aug - 0
Mar - 18 Sept - 0
Apr - 34 Oct - 0
May - 36 Nov - 0
Jun - 37 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2017 - 187 2016 - 433
2015 - 394 2014 - 502

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recent alarms

  • Mon Jun, 26 2017 @ 17:27

    Nature: Stand-By,Cover-Up

    Location: Station 41 Camden Wyoming Fire Company -- Camden

    Address: 200 East Camden Wyoming Ave

    City: Camden Wyoming, DE 19934


  • Sun Jun, 25 2017 @ 21:57

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Smyrna


  • Sun Jun, 25 2017 @ 21:51

    Nature: Stand-By,Cover-Up

    Location: Cheswold

    Address: 371 Main St

    City: Cheswold, DE 19936


  • Sun Jun, 25 2017 @ 21:26

    Nature: Structure-Residential (Multiple)

    Location: Cheswold

    Address: 179 Commerce St

    City: Cheswold, DE 19936

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