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PO Box 324
Port Deposit, MD 21904
410-378-4223
 
   
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Congratulations!
Friday, December 12, 2014 
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Congratulations to Lieutenant 72 ~ Matt Dill for graduating from the Maryland State Police Academy today!

 
   
   
Fire Boat 7
Thursday, December 11, 2014 
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Photos of the Fire Boat being lifted out of the water for the winter. She was winterized and shrink wrapped by Tomes Landing Marnia and is being stored at Station 72 until the spring.

 
   
   
Chief Rodney L. Sentman.
   
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 
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It is with the deepest regrets that the Water Witch Fire Company announces the death of life member Chief Rodney L. Sentman. Rodney was in his 70th year as a member. Rodney held many administrative and fire line officer positions within the company he was active in the Cecil, Harford/Cecil, and State Fireman's Associations. Rodney also served on the county's VLOSAP implementation committee. Rodney's career spanned through the U.S.N.T.C. Bainbridge Fire Station,APG Fire Department where in held the rant of Assistant Chief and retiring in 1984 from Sunny Point Military Ocean Terminal in North Carolina as Fire Chief. Rodney was also a Fire Service Instructor with MFRI. Rodney took great pleasure in sharing his knowledge and experience through his teaching of fire suppression skills, scene safety and fire prevention. Graveside Services will be held on December 12, 2014 at 11:00 at Brookview Cemetery in Rising Sun with a Celebration of Life honoring Rodney at the Jerry Skirvanek VFW Post 8185 in Port Deposit following internment.

 
MVA with Rescue
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 
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At 2345 the stations were alerted for an MVA with people trapped. EMS Deputy 7 and Engine 7 arrived to find a van into a tree with one person trapped and one person out of the vehicle. Engine 7 deployed their HURST tools to open the drivers door. Crews from Rescue 72 and Engine 73 assisted with removing the patient. A792 and A793 transported both patients to a local trauma center. Chief 7 had the Command.

 
   
   
Congratulations!
   
Monday, December 1, 2014 
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Congratulations to Ashley Hennemuth for becoming a Paramedic!

 
Rescue 72 Runs North East House Fire
Thursday, November 20, 2014 
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Just before 2300, Rescue 72 responded as part of the 2nd Alarm for the house on fire on Forge Ct. The crew ran a line from E412 and entered the garage to extinguish the auto and contents. Rescue 72 cleared the scene around midnight.

Engine 73 transferred to Station 4 to cover their area.

 
   
   
MVA involving motorcycle
Sunday, October 12, 2014 
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At 0130 the company along with CCDES P1 were alerted for an MVA in the 600 block of Bainbridge Road. Units arrived to find a motorcycle off the road with one patient. EMS requested aviation and Rescue 72 set up the landing zone at the scene. MSP Trooper 1 was unable to continue to the scene due to weather. P792 transported to a local trauma center.

 
MVA with Rescue
Friday, October 10, 2014 
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Just prior to 1430 the company along with CCDES P1 were alerted for an MVA at the intersection of Perrylawn Drive and Craigtown Road. Units arrived to find three vehicles involved with one trapped. Rescue 72 removed the passenger door to access the patient for EMS. Engine 7 set up the landing zone at Station 72 for MSP Trooper 1 and Delaware Trooper 4. P791 and P792 transported their patients to the LZ while P793 (with a a Paramedic from Station 8 on board) transported to a local hospital.

 
   
   
MVA with Rescue
   
Saturday, October 4, 2014 
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In the early afternoon the company along with CCDES P1 were alerted to Tome Highway and Maple Hill Drive for an MVA. Units arrived to find two vehicles with two trapped in one of the vehicles. Crews from Rescue 72 and Engine 7 removed the roof and doors to access the patient for EMS. Engine 73 set up the landing zone for MSP Trooper 1 at Station 72.

 
MVA involving motorcycle
Thursday, October 2, 2014 
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The company along with CCDES P1 were alerted to an MVA involving a motorcycle at the intersection of Red Toad Road and Ebenezer Church Road. Units arrived to find a M/C verses pick up truck with one injured. Crews from P1, A791, A792, E7 and R72 cleaned up the oil spill and packaged the patient for transport to the landing zone that E73 had set up for MSP Trooper 1.

 
   
   
Fire Box 712
   
Sunday, September 21, 2014 
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At 0245 the company was alerted for an outside fire to the rear of 15 South Main St. As EMS Chief 7 was enroute, a large volume of fire could be seen coming from the Bainbridge property and he requested the box to be filled. After forcing 2 gates, Engine 7 and Truck 72 arrived to find Memorial Hall with fire throughout. Deputy 7 established command and requested the 1st alarm tanker task force. Last unit cleared the scene around 0630. The fire is under investigation by the Maryland State Fire Marshals Office. Thank you to the Ladies Auxiliary for the food and drinks.

Units on scene

Engine - 7, 72, 73, 813, 16
Tanker - 72, 6, 4, 13, HC 1, LC 89
Truck - 72
Brush - 7, HC 9
EMS - A792 & CCDES P1

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MVA WITH ROLLOVER
   
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 23:05
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Units responded to the 100 block of Waibel Road for a motor vehicle accident. As units marked up, dispatched advised one vehicle overturned with two trapped. The Fire Chief and the EMS Chief arrived to find one vehicle overturned and both patients out of the vehicle. EMS requested aviation for one patient. With the extended eta, P791 transported to a local trauma center by ground. The other patient was a refusal. Units cleared within 30 min.

 
Auto Fire
   
Tuesday, July 8, 2014 
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2233 units were dispatched for an auto fire at Rock Run Rd and Burlin Rd in box area 701. Engine and Deputy 7 arrived to find a pick up truck with fire showing. The fire was extinguished quickly once it was determined no power lines were involved. The cause is under investigation by the Fire Marshall's Office.

Engine 7
Engine 73
Chief 7
Deputy 7

 
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