Services Offered

 

Responding to fire, rescue, and medical emergencies will always be a priority, but prevention must take a larger role. In order to meet this role, Minquadale Fire Company has instituted several fire safety programs to help educate the public on fire safety and prevention. This brochure is a list of educational services that Minquadale Fire Company can provide for its citizens and businesses.

If you are interested in any of the services listed on this page please feel free to 

contact Christine Bennett at 302-652-0986 ext 22 or by email at cbennett022@gmail.com

Services & Training

Fire Extinguisher Training

 Fire extinguishers are everywhere, but do you know how to use one properly?

Minquadale Fire Company provides hands-on fire extinguisher training with the use of a fire simulator.  Through this training, you will learn the proper use of a fire extinguisher as well as the uses for different types of extinguishers.


Contact the station for class dates and availability. FREE


 *This simulator uses REAL fire and a water extinguisher, presentations with the simulator must be held outside and away from any buildings or other hazards.* 

CPR/AED Training

 

Minquadale Fire Company offers American Heart Association (AHA) CPR and AED certification and re-certification classes for both HeartSaver and Basic Life Support (BLS).  

Learn invaluable CPR skills that can help save lives.


Can accommodate class sizes 3-12 people. Contact the station for class prices and dates.

Smoke Detectors & Batteries

 Free smoke detectors and spare batteries are available to the public.


Stop in at the station to pick up your smoke detectors and batteries.  FREE 

Fire Prevention & Safety Presentations

Hazard House

 

  • Small, 3-dimensional, interactive house that simulates fires and other hazards found in the home.  
  • Allows the audience to participate in transforming the house from hazardous to safe by identifying, discussing, and correcting the hazards.  
  • Great for teaching fire safety to children ages 5-12.
  • Hazard House classes are a great way to interact with children and show them life saving fire prevention skills. 
  • Minimum / Maximum size of class: 10 - 20
  • Cost: Free

Fire Prevention Presentations

 

  • Have a firefighter come to your location and teach about a number of fire prevention and safety topics.
  • Presentations can be anything from learning about firefighting gear, to creating a home escape plan. Let us know what you would like to learn about the fire service and fire prevention.
  • Our presentations can be tailored for every age and any topic related to fire prevention and safety. Call to schedule a presentation. 
  • Cost: Free

Safe-T-Bear

 

  • Safe-T-Bear DVD is a fun, interactive  video that teaches children about smoke detectors, fire escape plans, and fire prevention.
  • Suitable for grades K-2.
  • DVD can also be supplemented with a Hazard House presentation and additional fun handouts and games. *Safe-T-Bear DVD is not for sale or distribution by Minquadale Fire Company. For more information on the Safe-T-Bear DVD please contact the station.

Contact Us

Minquadale Fire Company

129 East Hazeldell Avenue, New Castle, Delaware 19720, United States

(302) 652-0986

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