Assist Delmar with Chicken House fire on 1/10

At approximately 10:30pm on January 10th, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Fire Department to assist Delmar and Hebron Fire departments for a chicken house fire. Crews were on scene for about an hour. 

Life Member Bob Adkins

It is with our deepest and sincere regrets to inform you that Life Member Bob Adkins answered his last alarm on November 2, 2016. There will be a viewing held on Monday, November 7, 2016 from 11am to 12pm. The service will follow at 12pm. Interment will be at the Sharptown Firemen’s Cemetery.

 

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Fire Prevention Week

It is Fire Prevention Week. Members from the Sharptown Vol. Fire Department went to Northwestern Elementary to teach the students about fire prevention. Students from Pre K through 5th Grade were taught about fire prevention, what to do in case of a fire, and were shown a little about being a fire fighter. Everyone had a great time.

Vehicle fire on October 7

On Friday, October 7th, Sharptown Vol. Fire Department was alerted of a vehicle fire on Laurel-Sharptown Rd. in the vicinity of San Domingo Rd. Rescue Engine 14, with Chief White as the officer arrived to find a vehicle fully involved. Firefighters pulled a 1 3/4″ hose line from the bumper and quickly extinguished the fire. Laurel-Sharptown Rd. was shut down for approximately 25 minutes. The scene was turned over to Maryland State Police.


Pictures by Billy Adkins and Kevin English

Training with Laurel and Delmar Fire Departments

On April 8th, Sharptown Fire Department joined along with Laurel Fire Department and Delmar Fire Department for a day of training and a controlled burn afterwards. The day started with some great live fire training. Firefighters were able to practice forcible entry along with door control, and then proceed on to fire suppression. Many members from Laurel, Sharptown, and Delmar participated, making the day a great learning experience for everyone.

 

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Fire Prevention Contest

Congratulations to all of the participants of the Fire Prevention Contests

Winners

Miss Fire Prevention – Katelyyn Bowden
Junior Miss – Angela Watkins
Little Miss – Karly Lewis
Tiny Miss – Kameryn Lewis

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Sharptown Assist Mardela with a Natural Cover Fire

On March 15 at 2:30pm, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown for a Brush Truck to assist Mardela with a natural cover fire on Riverton Rd. Firefighters from Sharptown, Hebron, Delmar, Vienna, and Eldorado assisted with extinguishing the fire.

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Brush and woods fire on SanDomingo Rd

On March 1st Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown of a field fire on SanDomingo Rd. Brush 14 and Engine 1404 Responded and once on scene Chief White established Command. A brush truck from Station 9 Mardela was requested to assist. Also responding was Rescue Engine 14 and Ambulance A14. Fire had gotten from the field into a patch of trees on a ditch and suppression efforts were hampered by a large brier patch.

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Sharptown Assist Eldorado with a House Fire

On February 28, 2014, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown to assist Dorchester Station 26 Eldorado with a house fire 0n Galestown Newhart Mill Rd. While on scene we assisted with fire suppression and overhaul.

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Sharptown Ladies Auxillary recieves Achievement In Living Traditions & Arts for Oyster Fritters

Tradition is defined as “a long-established action or pattern of behavior in a community or group of people, often one that has been handed down from generation to generation”. The Maryland State Arts Council presented the 7th annual Maryland Traditions 2013 ALTA (Achievement In Living Traditions & Arts) awards with the ALTA/TRADITION being OYSTER FRITTERS OF THE SHARPTOWN FIREMEN’S CARNIVAL presented by Cindy Byrd of the Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art.

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