Dagsboro Volunteer Fire Department


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Phone : 302-732-6151

Fax : 302-732-1091

Mailing & Shipping Address:
Dagsboro Fire Department
P.O. Box 128 Dagsboro, DE 19939

Physical Address:
31818 Waples St.
Dagsboro, DE 19939

Emergency Dial 9.1.1

Serving our Community since 1943


Sutphen Custom Heavy Rescue - Rescue 73

Rescue 73 is a 1999 Custom built Heavy Rescue, and is the first complete Rescue Truck the Sutphen Corporation built. The truck it self sits on a (10) man-cab Sutphen Tower frame powered by a 700 series Detroit Diesel with a 24 ft. walk around box with Rom roll up doors. The crew compartment comfortably seats (8) personnel with plenty of room to don the (6) SCOTT 4.5, 45 min SCBA's mounted in the cab with (1) additional SCBA mounted in the front officers seat & (6) spare bottles. Equipped with a 35 kw Onan generator that powers (8) Focus Scene Lights intergraded in the rescue body, (3) on each side and (2) on the rear & the 30 ft. Wilber Light Tower equipped with (6) 2000 watt Flood Light with 360 degree turning capability and (2) 1500 watt Flood Lights fixed facing down for added light around the unit. A 12,000 lbs winch with 150' of 1/2 inch cable is mounted in the front bumper for easy access. With a full complement of Forcible Entry, Salvage, Ventilation, Heavy Lifting, Shoring & Technical Rescue equipment. Hurst extrication equipment includes,(1) Maverick Tool, (1) O-Cutter, & (1) 32-B Jaws pre-connected, along with an additional portable Hurst unit with a second set of O-cutters, 32-A Jaws & a complete set of Hurst Rams. Rescue 73 is capable of handling most calls.

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