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

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Three Vehicle MVC Dupont Blvd. Mon, Nov 2, 2020

Monday evening at approximately 5:23 the DVFD was alerted for a three vehicle MVC in the 32000 block of Dupont Blvd. Shortly after dispatch Capt. C.Hudson arrived on the scene and established command advising of three vehicle's being involved along with three occupants needing evaluation by EMS for minor injuries. Upon the arrival of Engine 73-2 under the direction of Deputy Chief B.Blades crews worked to secure the vehicle's electrical systems along with assisting with patient care. Rescue 73 under the direction of Chief D.Betts arrived on scene and provided scene lighting while the crew worked to clear debris from the roadway. Ambulance 73 transported two patients to a local medical facility for further evaluation of minor injuries. Units on scene: 73-8, E73-2, Rescue 73, B-73, 73/70/76/83 Fire Police, Dagsboro PD, DSP

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Assist Frankford VFC on MVC w/ reported entrapment Sun, Oct 11, 2020

October 10th at 0620 hours the DVFD was alerted to assist Frankford VFC on a single vehicle MVC with reported entrapment in the 30000 block of Armory Road. Upon the arrival of Rescue 73 there was found to be no entrapment that required the use of rescue tools. The sole occupant refused medical services. Units on scene: Rescue 73, Rescue 76-3, B90, SCEMS

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Medical Assist in Point Farm Development Sat, Oct 10, 2020

Saturday October 10th at approximately 1000 hours the DVFD was alerted to assist Ambulance 76 for a medical assist to extract a victim from the second story of a home under construction, on Waterview Drive in the Point Farm Development. Upon the arrival of the Duty Officer (Past Chief Furbush) he requested Quint 73 to respond for removal of the patient by utilizing the stokes basket from a second story window. Upon the arrival of Quint 73 crews worked to remove the patient without incident. Past Chief Furbush then placed the incident under control and Ambulance 76 transported the patient to a local medical facility for treatment of minor injuries. Great job by all involved! Units on scene: 73-8, Rescue 73, Quint 73, Ambulance 76, SCEMS

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Assist Pocomoke City, MD w/ commercial structure fire (Eastern Shore Forestry Products) Fri, Sep 4, 2020

Early Saturday morning at 1:15 a.m. the DVFD along with several other Sussex County tanker companies were dispatched to assist Pocomoke City, MD Fire Department on a commercial structure fire at Eastern Shore Forest Products. Tanker 73 and Engine/Tanker 73-3 responded with a total staffing of 10 and remained on scene until approximately 8:00 a.m. until released by command. Multiple units from MD, DE, & VA were on scene.

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Two Vehicle MVC w/ reported entrapment Tue, Sep 1, 2020

Tuesday evening September 1st at approximately 7:53pm the Sussex County EOC alerted the Dagsboro VFD, Sussex County EMS, DSP Trooper 2, along with the Millville VFC for a three vehicle accident with reported entrapment in the 30000 block of Vines Creek Road. Command 73-8 responded with Fire Chief D.Betts, upon his arrival it was found to be two vehicle accident with all occupants out of their vehicle's walking around. Shortly after dispatch Engine 73-2 responded under the direction of Deputy Chief Blades with a crew of five along with Rescue 84, upon both units arrivals crews worked to secure the electrical systems of both vehicles along with debris clean up and fluid retention, while Rescue 73 provided scene lighting to the area. Ambulances B-73 and C-84 obtained patient refusals from all occupants in both vehicles. All personnel worked for approximately one hour on scene and cleared without incident. Units on scene: 73-8, E73-2, Rescue 73, A73, B73, Rescue 84, C84, SCEMS 103, DSP

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