Sharptown assist Mardela with Tractor Trailer fire on Rt 50

On July 18, Sharptown, along with Hebron Fire Dept and Salisbury Fire Dept. were alerted to assist Mardela with a Tractor Trailer fire on Rt. 50. Units were on scene for approx 2.5 hours. 


Assist Seaford with Nanticoke Riverfest

On Saturday, July 8th, 2023, members of the Sharptown Vol. Fire department along with many mutual aid companies assisted Seaford Fire Department with the Annual Riverfest Float in. Boats and divers are put in place to ensure that the many participants of the Riverfest float in are able to come out and enjoy the afternoon and safely float down the river.


Offers being accepted for Brush 14 1999 Ford F350 Superduty

The winning bid for the 1999 Ford F350 Brush truck was $27,500.00. Thank you to everyone who placed a bid on this vehicle.

Training on the Nanticoke for water emergencies

On Saturday May 6th, members of the Sharptown Fire Department conducted a training on underwater search and recovery in the Nanticoke River. Members were able to train and practice search and recovery patterns and surface support for our divers. Divers were able to experience first hand the how murky and dark our rivers are, along with how strong the current is once it is running. While the Divers were training on their search and recovery, other members had a chance to train on boat operation and surface support in Marine 14.


Sharptown Assists Laurel with Commercial Building Fire

On January 18th, at approximately 1:00AM. Wicomico Central alerted Sharptown Fire Department to assist Laurel Fire Department with a multi alarm commercial building fire. Truck 14 and Engine Tanker 14 both responded. Crews from Laurel, Blades, Delmar, Seaford, Sussex County EMS, Sharptown, Georgetown, Gumboro, Hebron, Mardela Springs, Millsboro, Bridgeville, Greenwood, Salisbury, Farmington and Selbyville were on scene.

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2022 Carnival Raffles

Congratulations to all of the winners of the 2022 Carnival Raffles

Winning ticket numbers


Ticket # 0632 Weatherby 18i 12Ga

Ticket # 0658 Black Rain Ordnance Spec 15

Ticket # 1230 Henry Big Boy 44

Ticket # 0738 Ruger Amer Rifle Ranch 450

Ticket # 0999 Mossberg Silver RSV 12ga/28″

Ticket # 1592 Bargara B-14Ridge Wilderness .308 Win.

Ticket # 1046 Drake 4-Man Blind Max 5

Ticket # 0882 Gun Safe with Surprise inside

Ticket # 1141 Side of Beef, Grill and Freezer Package

Ticket # 4903 $2,000

Ticket # 1541 $10,000


Sharptown VFD Opens Position for EMT-B


Part-time Maryland EMT/Firefighter Position

Sharptown Fire Department is accepting applications for Part time EMT-B/Firefighter/Engineer position. This position will assist with staffing the ambulance and provide BLS care when needed. Drive/Operate the fire apparatus when needed. Supplement the fire crew for staffing when needed seven days a week. These shifts will be from 07:00 to 17:00 hours. Starting salary for this position will be $14.50.
Qualifications for EMT/FF position:
-Valid Maryland EMT-B and CPR certification
-Fire Fighter 1&2 or equivalent
-Pumps or Pump Operator
-Minimum of a Maryland Non-Commercial B license (Or able to obtain within 60 days) *Must be Valid*
-Successful Background Check

Please provide the following documents with your completed application:
-Copy of Driver’s License
-Copy of EMT-B certification card and CPR card
-Copy of Fire/Pump operation training

Interested applicants may download the PDF application below, and either print it out, or fill it out and email it to


Download and fill out your application here.

Congratulations to our newest open water divers

The Sharptown Fire Department would like to Congratulate our newest Open Water Divers.  This group completed their PADI Open Water Diver Certification this past weekend. Once they have completed the rest of their training, they will be a great addition to our current dive/rescue team.

Great Job Everyone!


Damian Jones

Christina Moyer

JR Shockley

Justin Shockley

Jason Tarpley

Travis White

New Divers in Training

On April 3, members of the Sharptown Vol. Fire Department training to get their Basic Scuba certification came together to get their pool checkoffs done. These skills include being able to remove and replace their mask and regulator, hand signals, Emergency Weight Belt Drop and more.  All of the students successfully completed this portion of their training and will now move on the the  next step, demonstrating their skills in an open water dive.

Sharptown Assists Laurel with 3 Alarm fire at The Rigby

On Jan 27 at approximately 7PM, Sharptown Vol. Fire Dept. was alerted to assist Laurel Fire Department with a 3 alarm fire at the Rigby Hotel. Fire crews from multiple companied from Sussex, Wicomico and Dorchester Counties were on scene all night into the morning.