Water Rescue – Nanticoke River

On 9-5-2018 at approximately 6PM, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Fire Department, along with Station 81 Laurel, Station 71 Blades, Station 87 Seaford for a water rescue on the Nanticoke River. Marine 14 with 3 divers onboard were able to locate a small kayak on the shoreline. We were able to determine that the kayak belonged to one of the residents in the area and had blown loose during the recent storm. Mutual Aid crews were returned to service and the kayak was returned to the owner. 

 

MVC with Injuries – Sharptown Rd

On 9-5-2018, at 11:50am Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Fire Department of a MVC Injuries on Sharptown Rd, in the area of Snethen Church Rd. Crews arrived on scene to find a two vehicle accident with one vehicle off the roadway. One patient was transported to a nearby hospital.

 

Sharptown Assists Seaford with Commercial Building Fire

On August 27, 2018, Wicomico Central alerted the Sharptown Vol. Fire Department to standby at the Blades Fire Department while they were assisting Seaford with a Commercial building fire at the Family Dollar on Stein Highway.  Shortly after arriving to Station 71, the Incident Commander requested that the standby crews advance to the scene.  Crews were on scene for approximately 4 hours. Crews from Station 87 Seaford, Station 71 Blades, Station 81 Laurel, Station 72 Bridgeville, Station 74 Delmar, Station 78 Greenwood, Station 75 Ellendale, Station 85 Milton, Station 79 Gumboro, Station 5 Hebron,  Station 100 Federalsburg, Station 6 Hurlock were on scene, and Station 9 Mardela stood by at Station 71 Blades.

MVC w/ Flyout Laurel Rd itao San Domingo Rd

On August 23 at approx 11:45AM. Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Vol. Fire Dept of a MVC involving a motorcycle. One patient was flown to a nearby hospital by the Delaware State Police Helicopter.

 

Assist Mardela with Brush Fire

On 7-12, just before 4pm, Sharptown was alerted to assist Station 9 Mardela with a brush fire on Riverton Rd. Brush 14 responded with a crew of 4. Firefighters were on scene for approximately 2 hours before returning to the station.

Funeral Detail in Laurel

On July 12, we took the truck to assist with the funeral detail for a great man. Our thoughts and prayers are with the Givens family and all of Laurel Fire Department. RIP Mark Givens 81-31

Sharptown Assists Mardela on Chicken House Fire

Just before 4pm on Jan 16th, Sharptown was alerted to assist Stations 9, 5, 12 with a chicken house fire on E. Hurleys Neck Rd.  Engine Tanker 1402 and Rescue Engine 14 responded. Crews were on scene for approximately 2.5 hours.

Having a busy start to 2018

Sharptown Fire Department is having a busy start to the 2018 year. In the first week we have been alerted to assist Laurel and Mardela on house fires, Eldorado on a natural cover fire, and have had several EMS/Medical Assist calls. We have also been to Seaford and Laurel Fire Departments on Standby. 

Sharptown Assist Laurel with House Fire on Mt. Pleasant Rd.

On December 3, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Fire Department to assist Station 81 with a house fire on Mt. Pleasant Rd. Laurel arrived on scene to find a Log Cabin house with fire showing from the front and side of the house. Crews were able to quickly get the fire under control. Other stations on scene were Station 74 Delmar, Station 71 Blades, Station 87 Seaford, Station 5 Hebron and Sussex County EMS.

 

Photos courtesy of Laurel Fire Department

 

Assist Laurel with Multiple Outbuildings on Fire

On Nov 30, 2017, Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown to assist Station 81 Laurel with a trailer fire. Laurel Fire Dept. arrived on scene to find multiple outbuildings, including a chicken house on fire. Also on scene was Delmar Station 74, Blades Station 71, and an additional tanker from Station 9 Mardela. Crews worked for approx. an hour to get the fires under control.