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Engine & Ambulance Respond to MVC

January 23, 2024

Engine & Ambulance B22 responded to an MVC with an overturned vehicle, with one patient reported in trauma arrest, on North DuPont Highway and W Franklin Avenue. A total of two patients were transported to the trauma center.

Smoke Showing in Garfield Park

January 19, 2024

Eastside Companies were alerted for a house fire in the Garfield Park section of New Castle. Engine 22 arrived with smoke showing. Companies found a heater fire with no extension. Deputy Chief 23 (Hamm) had the Minquadale Command

Passing of Merritt Williams

January 19, 2024

Minquadale mourns the loss of life member Merritt Burke Williams, age 85, on January 19,2024.

Engine 22 Operates at Talleyville Fire

January 18, 2024

Engine 22 operated on Box 2516 for a 1 alarm fire in a Private Dwelling as the 3rd Due Engine. The NORDEL companies were committed on another 2 Alarm Fire. Battalion 13 (Haley) had the Greenmount Command.

Fatal Fire With Hazmat Incident

January 17, 2024

Engine & Chief 22 responded on Box 1120 in Holly Oak Manor for a reported Structure Fire with Hazardous Materials incident. New Castle County Police were called to check on the welfare of the occupants and found that there had been a fire in the home and reported two fatalities. New Castle County Hazardous Materials Team & DNREC were called to the scene for air monitoring. The incident is under investigation by the Delaware State Fire Marshall’s Office & New Castle County Police. Deputy Chief 11 had the Brandywine Hundred Command.

Kitchen Fire in 18 Local

January 15, 2024

Companies were alerted for Box 1810 this afternoon for a report of a kitchen fire in the unit block of Megginson Ave in New Castle Manor. Squad 18 arrived with smoke showing. Engine 22 arrived as the second due Engine & picked up Squad 18’s split lay. One patient was transported with burns to the Trauma Center by Ambulance B30 & New Castle County Medic 1B. The box was held to 2 & 2. The fire is under investigation by the Delaware State Fire Marshall’s Office. Chief 22 held the New Castle Command.

Busy Day Caused By Storms

January 10, 2024

Engine 22 & Ambulance 22 responded to 25 calls for service during yesterday storm from tree & wires down, flooded basements, cars in floodwater, ceiling collapse, fire alarm & a couple Box Alarms.

2023 Run Stats

January 02, 2024

Fire Calls: 999 EMS Calls: 2241 Fires: 32 Pins: 13

Last Stop For Santa

December 21, 2023

Santa made his final rounds in the District tonight. We wish everyone a Merry Christmas

Patient Fly-Out by DSP After MVC

December 20, 2023

Eastside Companies & New Castle County Paramedics just cleared a motor vehicle collision at N DuPont Highway @ School Lane. One patient was removed & transported via Delaware State Police Helicopter & one patient was transported by Ambulance to the Trauma Center.

Santa Hits Minquadale

December 19, 2023

Santa was out and about tonight in our response area. We will be back out again Thursday night starting at 6:00 pm

Fire in the Ceiling

December 18, 2023

Companies just picked up from Box 2210 for a small fire in the ceiling of a private dwelling. The State Fire Marshall’s office is investigating.

Basement Fire in Boothhurst

December 13, 2023

Eastside Companies are currently operating on Box 1810 with a basement fire in the Boothhurst Section of New Castle.

Extrication on the Bridge

December 13, 2023

Holloway Terrace, Minquadale & Salem County Rescue 7 removed one from a collision involving a tractor trailer on the Southbound span of the Delaware Memorial Bridge this afternoon. The patient was transported to the trauma center with minor injuries.

Subject Trapped In Lift Gate

December 11, 2023

Eastside Companies were alerted for a subject trapped in a lift gate on a commercial vehicle. Companies removed one who was flown to the trauma center for treatment & evaluation. Chief 208B Emmell had the Holloway Terrace Command.
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