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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6th Annual Pull'n, Peel'n & Pick'n October 17th

Tuesday, January 21st tickets will be on sale for DVFD and Good Ole Boy Foundation 6th annual Pull'n, Peel'n & Pick'n "Pork n Pirates" fundraiser.

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Assist Millville VFC on barn fire Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Early Tuesday morning July 7th at 3:20 a.m. the Dagsboro VFD was alerted to assist Millville VFC on a barn fire in the 32000 block of Omar Road. Crews from Millville, Frankford, Dagsboro, and Roxana worked on scene for approximately 2 hours to extinguish the bulk of the fire without incident. Dagsboro apparatus on scene: E/T73-3, Tanker 73, E73-2

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Marine & Dive Unit assist South Bowers Tue, Jun 30, 2020

Tuesday June 30th at 3:15 p.m. Dagsboro VFD's Marine Unit and Dive Team were alerted to assist Kent County Station 57 (South Bowers) for a water rescue on the Murderkill River. Units responded with a total staffing of 8 and 3 divers on board. DVFD units were cleared by 57 command at 9:08 p.m.

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Outside fire upgraded to Residential Structure Fire Sun, Jun 28, 2020

Sunday June 28th at 11:50 a.m. the Sussex County EOC alerted Dagsboro VFD for an outside fire behind a residence in the 32000 block of Molly Field Road. Fire Chief D.Betts arrived on scene just after dispatch to find fire had consumed most of the back yard with exposures to the residence. Prior to the arrival of any fire apparatus the fire had reached the structure and rapidly consumed the interior roof space, Chief Betts then upgraded the alarm to a working structure fire adding Millsboro VFC, Frankford VFC, and SCEMS. Upon the arrival of E73-1, under the direction of Asst. Chief Glenn, two handlines were place in service to begin fire attack, once the mutual aid apparatus arrived on scene crews worked diligently on fire suppression efforts. Due to the extremely hot temperatures in an attempt to rotate crews out frequently, command requested the cover up units be moved into the scene in which added Georgetown VFC and Selbyville VFC for the extra manpower. Personnel worked on scene for approximately two hours. Apparatus on scene: E73-1, Quint 73, E/T73-3, Tanker 73, 76-1, 76-2, E83-4, Rescue 83, Tanker 83, E/T77, Tanker 79-5, E88-1, A76, B79, SCEMS 100 & 103, Red Cross

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Tanker assist Frankford VFC Fri, Jun 26, 2020

Friday June 26th the Sussex County EOC dispatched Dagsboro VFD to assist Frankford VFC to the area of Omar Rd & Camaro Lane, for a combine fire that had spread rapidly to the surrounding field with exposures to nearby woods and structures. Engine/Tanker 73 and Tanker 73 responded simultaneously under the direction of Asst. Chief Glenn and Capt. G.Betts, upon their arrival crew's assisted with suppression efforts of the combine along with water supply. Units worked on scene for approximately 1.5 hours to bring the fire under control and clear all hot spots around the area.

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