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Recent News

Trunk or Treet
Oct 31, 2017
Oct 31, 2017 - Another successful Trunk or Treet. A Big Thank You to everyone who participated and also a special thanks to our Fire Police who helped provided a safe evening. Tonight we had a group that raised the bar to a new level. We are proud to announce our Best Appearing Trunk or Treat. The Haunted Trailer. A combined effort by numerous members of community. They have defiently challenged everyone for next year. Thanks for providing a night of thrills. Congratulations to our second place winner. The Spooky horse trailer. Our third place winner goes what the judge quoted as kid friendly. Our judge also handed out a judge's award to the entry with the Rocking Skelton. Congratulations to this year's winners and again Thank you to everyone who came out and supported our community and again offer our kids a safe environment to trick or treat. Please feel free to share any pictures and spread the word for next year. Let's continue to make this event grow year after year.
 

MVFC Officer and Members Mourns the passing of Harry E. Starkey
Oct 10, 2017
Oct 10, 2017 - Harry E. Starkey, 91, of Hartly, Delaware passed away peacefully on Wednesday, October 4, 2017 at Westminster Village. He was a longtime resident of Forest Grove Village in Hartly, Delaware. Harry was born on February 14, 1926 in Jersey City, New Jersey. He was baptized on July 4th 1926 at the Methodist/Episcopal of Marydel Church in Maryland. He was confirmed on June 4th, 1972 at St. Paul’s in Chestertown, Maryland. After an early death of his mother Marie, on June 11, 1926, Harry was raised by his grandparents, Charles and Gretje Saatman. Harry joined the Marydel Fire Company on February 14, 1944 and was an active member for many years. He was the oldest member until his passing. He was very dedicated to the fire service. Harry was drafted in the United States Army on November 9, 1950 and served in the Korean War. He proudly served the United States of America and believed in what America stands for. He was very active in his pursuit for veteran rights and was not afraid to provide information and voice opinions to officials to support fellow veterans. Harry was an active member in many organizations including the Dover Elks, the La Societe Des 40 Hommes ET & Chevauk 40/8, American Legion, Korean War Veterans Association, Disabled American Veterans Commanders, and a life member of the V.F.W. Post 3238. Harry retired from the State of Delaware Department of Transportation. Harry was very aware of the political issues. He wrote numerous editorials to the Delaware State News and Delaware Online. Harry felt it was very important to provide opinions for important political and veteran issues. Harry is preceded in death by his parents, Earle S. Starkey and Marie L. Saatman Starkey, his sisters Gladys Starkey, Margaret Sylvester and Edna Starkey, his nephew Wallace Starkey, and cousin Raymond Saatman. He is survived by his nephews Clifton and Gordon Sylvester, niece Grace Starkey and cousins, Robert and Ronald Saatman and their families. Harry was a very special person. He was an avid story teller, sharing stories about growing up in Marydel, painting, and his time in the service. Harry enjoyed talking with others on the phone and had a list of friends and family he called regularly. Harry was loved by family and friends and will truly be missed by his family and many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Paul’s Parish, 7579 Sandy Bottom Rd., Chestertown, Md. 21620. And Marydel Fire Co., 110 Fire House Lane, Marydel,De. 19964 Funeral will be on Oct 12. 2017, at Trader Funeral Home, 12 Lotus St., Dover Del. Viewing 11:00 to 1:00 PM, Funeral at 1:00 PM Interment will be at Templeville Cemetery, Templeville Md. following service. Bereavement to follow at Marydel Fire House.
 

MVC with rollover
Oct 8, 2017
Oct 8, 2017 - Just before 10:00 hrs, MVFC was alerted along with Station 51 for the Engine Co. for report of an MVC with rollover. Command 56 arrived to find a singe vehicle rollover. 56-18 established Barclay Road Command. Pumper Rescue 56-3 and Ambulance A-56 made the response. Crews arrived and initiated patient care and secured the vehicle. One patient was transported to the area hospital. Command returned all units. Scene was turned over to MSP for investigation.
 

MVC/Multiple Injuries
Sep 20, 2017
Sep 20, 2017 - Just before 7:00 am, Station 56 was alerted for report of an motor vehicle collision (MVC) at the intersection of Mudmill Rd and Mahan Corner Rd. Pumper Rescue 56-3 and Ambulance A-56 made the response. 56-3 arrived to find a 2 vehicle MVC in the intersection, Officer 56-21 established Mudmill Road Command. Crews began to secure the vehicles and assess for injuries. Command requested additional BLS units and ALS for reported 5 patients. Ambulances from Station 48 ( Felton),Station 41 ( Camden Wyoming), and Caroline County EMS responded to the scene. Patients were transported to an area hospital for evaluation and treatment. Command placed situation under control, returning units when ready. Scene was turned over to Delaware State Police for investigation. Also on Scene: Delaware State Fire Police and 56-15
 

Marydel Provides Coverage to DAFB Airshow
Aug 25, 2017
Aug 25, 2017 - Over the weekend MVFC assisted other agencies with providing coverage to the Dover Air Force Base during the open house air show. Thank you to all the members who were able to assist in providing coverage for this great event. Special thanks to DAFB for the oppertunity.
 

Storage Shed Fire
Aug 22, 2017
Aug 22, 2017 - At 5:15 this evening MVFC along with Station 51 (Hartly) and Station 41 ( Camden-Wyoming) was alerted for report of a structure fire. Engine 56-1, Tanker 56, and A-56 made the response. 56-1 arrived to find a 15'x30' storage shed with fire showing. Officer 56-17 established Tower Road Command. Crews found numerous exposures to the fire building including large above ground propane tanks.56-1 pulled an 1"3/4 hand line and began extinguishment. Engine 51-2 , Tanker 51-5, and 41-3 assisted with extinguishment and overhaul. Situation was rapidly placed under control. Command requested DNREC to respond for an unknown leaking materials. Upon assessment by DNREC materials were found to be safe. Command returned all units.
 

Motor Vehicle Accident with Entrapment
Aug 17, 2017
Aug 17, 2017 - Just after 330 this afternoon, MVFC was alerted along with Station 51 (Hartly) for report of an MVC with rollover. Pumper Rescue 56-3 and A-56 made the response. 56-3 arrived to find a single vehicle off the roadway with 2 occupants still inside the vehicle. 56-16 established Stafford Road Command. Crews established patient care. Upon assessment it was determined to remove the doors and roof to safely extricate the driver. Crews from the Rescue Company out of Hartly assisted 56-3 with stabilization and extrication. Patients were further evaluated and transported to a local hospital in stable condition. Stafford Road Command cleared all units when ready.
 

Plane Crash
 

Working House Fire
Jul 3, 2017
Jul 3, 2017 - At 2207 hrs, Station 56 and Station 51 (Hartly) was alerted for report of a residential structure fire. Command 56 arrived reporting a single family dwelling with heavy fire showing.56-17 established Westville Road Command. Command requested a Tanker Company from Caroline County Station 700 (Goldsboro). Engine 56-1 arrived pulling 2 1"3/4 attack lines and began extinguishment. 56-1's crew was assisted by 51-2,Squad 41,51-5,CC702. Once the fire was controlled crews began extensive overhaul to ensure the fire was extinguished. No injuries were reported. Additional units on scene: Tanker 56,Tanker 706,Fire Police, State Fire Marshal Office, and 56-15 . Station 43 (Cheswold) provided the Engine Co. Standby.
 

MVC Involving a School Bus
Jun 29, 2017
Jun 29, 2017 - At 1600 hrs Station 56 was alerted for report of an MVC involving a school bus. 56-17 arrived reporting a 2 vehicle MVC involving a pickup truck vs school bus, appearing to be serious. 56-17 established Mahan Corner Road Command. Pumper-Rescue 56-3 arrived and began securing the vehicles and assisting on-scene BLS with patient triage. Command requested 3 additional BLS. Engine 56-1 arrived and assisted 56-3's crew. 6 patients were transported to local hospital with minor injuries.
 

Tanker Company Asst Felton
Jun 26, 2017
Jun 26, 2017 - At 1701 hrs Station 56 was alerted to respond and assist Station 48 (Felton) on the second alarm assignment for a working commercial structure fire. Engine 56-1, Tanker 56,Pumper-Rescue 56-3, and Brush 56 assisted with water supply and extinguishment. A-56 and B-56 assisted other EMS units with rehab and treatment. Crews operated for approximately 4 hours until released by command.
 

Announcing the passing of Past Chief David Brian Legates.
Jun 16, 2017
Jun 16, 2017 - The officers and members of the Marydel Vol. Fire Company sends prayers to the family of Past Chief and Lifetime Member David Brian Legates. Past Chief Legates has served the department for many years until continuing his service with the South Bowers Vol. Fire Department. Thank you for your service and may you Rest In Peace.
 

Assist Sudlersville with a Large Vehicle Fire Threatening a Structure
Mar 14, 2017
Mar 14, 2017 - Just after 4:30 pm, MVFC was alerted to respond to the QA 6-5 Box for report of a large vehicle fire with exposure to a residence. 56-1 with a crew of 5 and the Command made the response. Units arrived and assisted Station 6 units with extinguishment and overhaul. Units worked for approximately 1 hour before being released by command. Units returned to service.
 

Outside Fire in the QA 6-11 Box
Mar 8, 2017
Mar 8, 2017 - On March 8,2017 MVFC was alerted to respond to the QA 6-11 box for report of a small outside fire. Brush 56 with a crew of 3 and Engine 56-4 with a crew of 4 made the response. Brush 56 arrived to a 50'x10' foot area of brush burning along a headrow. 56-25 (Lofland) estabished Bear Pond Road Command. Brush 56 and QA Brush 6 quickly extinguished the fire and performed overhaul. Engine 4's crew assisted with overhaul and water supply. Command placed situation under control. Forestry was contacted for investigation. MVFC units returned to service.
 

Minor Motor Vehicle Collision
Mar 4, 2017
Mar 4, 2017 - At 1809 hrs MVFC was alerted for report of an MVC in the 5-2 Box. 56-15 arrived to find a two vehicle MVC. 56-15 established Henderson Road Command. 56-3 responded with a crew of 8 w/ 17 Madden. 56-3 arrived and secured both vehicle. Both vehicles were found to be unattended. Command placed situation under control, returning all 56 units.
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