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Fatal MVC with 2 trapped

Dec 2, 2018

Just before 11am, again the rescue company was dispatched for another MVC. This time, Interstate 495 just north of Philadelphia Pike. Deputy 13 (E.Hassel), our EMS and rescue arrived to find a 3 vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer with two subjects trapped. Crews stabilized the vehicle, put a hand line and several hydraulic tools in service and freed both trapped patients before the first 10 minute mark. The injured were handed off to Medic 4 and our EMS. Trooper-4 was used to transport a trauma victim and the rest went via ground. Claymont Command asked for Hazmat 30 and DNREC to assist us at the scene due to the amount of fluids spilled from the tractor. Sadly, one victim succumbed to their injuries. The roadway was closed for several hours while DSP investigated this fatal MVC. Within the last 2 days, we’ve handled 7 MVC’s, 3 of those were with entrapment with 1 fatality and multiple injuries. PLEASE drive carefully, eliminate the distractions and please buckle up!

Crews Assist Station 11

Nov 18, 2018

At just before midnight the Volunteers were alerted to assist station 11 on a residential structure fire in the 100 block of Hayman Place. Ladder 13 responded with 6 and arrived first due special. The men split crews, forcing the door for the engine company while the other crew began searches. The engine company had quick work of the fire and crews assisted with salvage and overhaul before being released. Ladder 13 operated on scene for just under an hour.

Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor’s Reunion

Feb 28, 2018

Personnel from the Claymont Fire Company were honored at the Sixth Annual Sudden Cardiac Arrest Survivor’s Reunion.

Tour Bus Fire

Feb 26, 2018

Claymont Fire Company was dispatched to Interstate 495 northbound at the Interstate 95 northbound on ramp for a report of a tour bus on fire.

Water Rescue

Feb 23, 2018

Claymont Fire Company and multiple other emergency response agencies were dispatched to 6200 Philadelphia Pike, Oceanport Industries, in Claymont for a report of a person in the water needing rescue.

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Jan - 1 Jul - 0
Feb - 0 Aug - 0
Mar - 0 Sept - 0
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2018 - 1

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2018 - 1

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  • Fri Dec, 14 2018 @ 16:57

    Nature: Traffic Collision - High Mechanism

    Location: Claymont Village

    Address: Philadelphia Pike and Seminole Ave

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    Nature: Medical Emergency

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    Nature: Traffic Collision w/Injuries

    Location: Interstate 495

    Address: Interstate 495 North and Cauffiel Pky

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