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Claymont Fire Company

3223 Philadelphia Pike

Claymont, DE 19703

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MVC on Harvey Rd.

Feb 2, 2019

At 11pm last evening, our rescue was dispatched to Harvey Road in the area of the I-95 bridge for this MVC. Both our rescue and engine responded within seconds. Upon arrival, R13 reported a vehicle partially into a trench excavation with the driver still in the car. Once the patient was evaluated, crews assisted him climbing thru the vehicle and out the back doors. Incident command was Chief 13-8 Harris and the incident is being investigated by PD. Side note; this was an active work site. The driver went around flagmen in the street around barricades and ended up in the excavation! It’s very luck no one was near or IN the excavation the time. Please pay attention while driving.

Ladder cover to 12 house

Feb 2, 2019

Just past noon on Sunday Delaware City FC and the rest of the assignment was dispatched to Wrangle Hill Road at the Delaware City refinery. Fire in a crude oil unit grew beyond the resources of the refinery team and they called the county for assistance. While Claymont was not on the run, we were asked to cover our sister station Christiana with L13. While maintaining a crew back in our station, Ladder 13 moved to Sta.12. Crews covered for approximately 7 hours, handling an MVC, 2 gas box alarms and a house fire before being released.

Engine to work early this morning.

Feb 1, 2019

At 7:15 this morning the engine was requested to assist Five Points Fire Co. on a residential fire. Engine 135 under the command of F/F Tom Mixon, responded with 5 personnel. They arrived third due engine, secured their own water source to side charlie and provided a back up line in the basement level where fire was located. Our engine was committed for approximately an hour before being released. Fire is under investigation by the county Fire Marshals office.

L13 assists Upper Chichester

Jan 25, 2019

Yesterday at 1430hrs, Ladder 13 was dispatched to assist Upper Chichester on this working house fire. L13 responded with 5 personnel and arrived 1st due special service. Crews went to work opening up and performing a primary search of the first floor. Command evacuated the building due to multiple holes in the floor and the building being under construction. Our team then continued to the roof where we opened the roof. L13 operates for just over 2 hours before being released.

Alarm Stats

Fire Calls

Jan - 1 Jul - 0
Feb - 0 Aug - 0
Mar - 0 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 0
Jun - 0 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2018 - 1

EMS Calls

Jan - 1 Jul - 0
Feb - 0 Aug - 0
Mar - 0 Sept - 0
Apr - 0 Oct - 0
May - 0 Nov - 0
Jun - 0 Dec - 0

Year Totals:

2018 - 1

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