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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MVC w/ Entrapment, Vines Creek Road/Armory Road

Sunday, May 23, 2021
On Sunday May 23rd at approximately 2:48pm the Sussex County EOC alerted the Dagsboro VFD along with Frankford EMS and SCEMS for a vehicle accident with reported entrapment at the intersection of Vines Creek Road and Armory Road. Minutes after dispatch Engine 73-2 responded under the direction of Fire Chief D.Betts with a total crew of 5 personnel. Upon Engine 2's arrival Chief Betts established command and confirmed entrapment, the crew then went to work utilizing battery operated Hurst equipment to free the sole occupant in the vehicle. Rescue 73 under the direction of Captain G.Betts responded and it's crew also assisted with extrication upon their arrival. The extrication to free the occupant took a total of 11 minutes. Ambulance 83 also obtained 4 patient refusals from the second vehicle involved. All personnel operated for approximately one hour until command turned the scene over to Dagsboro PD for their investigation.

Units on scene: Engine 73-2, Rescue 73, Engine/Tanker 73-3, A-73, B-83, SCEMS 103, Dagsboro PD, DSP