Community Fire Company of Perryville, MD, Inc

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THE COMMUNITY FIRE CO of Perryville, MD, Inc..
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The Mission of the Community Fire Company of Perryville is to protect the lives and property of the community from emergencies involving fire, medical, hazardous materials, and environmental causes. This mission will be achieved through public education, code enforcement, and emergency response.

 The Community Fire Company of Perryville is comprised of two stations, Station 6 and Station 16. It is a combination Volunteer/Career station.  The Company is responsible for providing Fire, Rescue and Emergency Medical Services to the Town of Perryville and surrounding communities. Perryville is located along the Susquehanna River at the top of the Chesapeake Bay. The town of Perryville has a population of approximately 12 thousand people. 

The Company operates with (2) Engines, (1) 75' Quint, (1) Heavy Rescue, (1) Tanker, (1) Brush Truck, (2) Ambulances and (1) Utility Vehicle.

 

David Barr, Jr Fundraiser with WXCY & Katie Armiger

Greetings and Happy Holidays!

The Country Station, 103.7 WXCY is proud to announce a partnership with the Perryville Fire Department and Nashville recording artist KATIE ARMIGER for a benefit concert for the David Barr, Jr Memorial Fund!  The event details and a link for purchasing tickets are below.  As you know, Captain Barr lost his life in the line of duty giving service to others.  We honor him and look to raise money for his family’s Memorial Fund.


 

The “Salute To Heroes” benefit event will take place at Minker Banquet Hall at Perryville Fire Department and is limited to only 400 people.  As such, we want to make sure Firefighters, First Responders and their families have first crack at the tickets!  The tickets will not be readily promoted to the general public until Friday 12/27 to allow for that opportunity.  On January 18th doors will open at 7pm, and a DJ will perform along with Katie Armiger from 8pm-11pm.  The event is limited to 21 and older.

This is a great opportunity to support a fellow Firefighter’s family and honor the service of all of the brave First Responders in our area.  Click below for more information and to find the ticket link to “BUY NOW”:


   


 

Arrangments to Honor LODD, David R. Barr

David R. Barr

David R. Barr

For all those wishing to honor our fallen brother, David R Barr, respects may be paid during the following dates and times:

Date of Viewing: Friday, November 15, 2013
Time of Viewing: 1pm-9pm continuous (Family will be there from 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm)
Location of Viewing: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903


Date of Funeral: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time of Funeral: 11am
Location of Funeral: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903


Interment with full Fire Dept. Honors immediately following funeral:
West Nottingham Presbyterian, 1195 Firetower Road Colora, Md.


Any departments wishing to bring apparatus please contact Brian Williams at (443)309-5396 so we can plan accordingly. All apparatus will enter Couldon Blvd. via US Rt.40 with line up on Couldon Blvd. Please plan to be in place no later than 1000 hours on Saturday.

Any departments wishing to bring Color/Honor Guards please contact Buddy Schweers at (443)807-0531 or by email at firelieutenant18@gmail.com.

For those needing overnight accommodations, PDF file with area hotels is attached.

     


 

Services for our Brother

Those wishing to pay respects to our "HERO" David R Barr may do so on the following days:

Date of Viewing: Friday, November 15, 2013
Time of Viewing: 1pm-9pm continuous (Family will be there from 1pm-4pm & 7pm-9pm)
Location of Viewing: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903

Date of Funeral: Saturday, November 16, 2013
Time of Funeral: 11am
Location of Funeral: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903

Interment with full Fire Dept. honors:
West Nottingham Presbyterian
1195 Firetower Road
Colora, Md.

Thanks for always having our back David. Rest easy Brother, we will take it from here.



   
 

****LODD****

Thursday, November 7, 2013  The Community Fire Company of Perryville, Md is sad to announce that shortly after 11am, Fire Police Captain David Barr Sr. succumbed to injuries sustained after being stuck on October 25th while performing traffic control duties on scene of a MVC. Barr was a retired 34-year firefighter and retired lieutenant from the Federal Fire Service at Perry Point Veterans Hospital and a 13-year member of the Community Fire Company of Perryville and a member of Water Witch Volunteer Fire Company. He is only the third fire company official to die in the line of duty in Cecil County history. Funeral arrangements are still being finalized at this time. Please keep the Barr family and our FD family in your thoughts and prayers.


   


 

Election Results: Line Officers for 2013-2014

Tuesday, September 10, 2013  Chief: Shawn Buchanan

Asst. Chief 6-1: Brad McGuirk

Asst. Chief 6-2: Brian Jones

Captain 6: Richard Huffstutler

Captain 16: Phil Schaub

Lieutenant 6-1: Brad Willis

Lieutenant 6-2: Harold Riale Jr.

Lieutenant 6-3: Mark Fayer Sr.

Lieutenant 6-4: Shane Fraser

Lieutenant 16: Pam Claggett

EMS Captain: Karen Reinhart

EMS Lieutenant 6-1: Grant Demond

EMS Lieutenant 6-2: Brittany Hanson

Chief Engineer: G.E.  Ryan



   


 

Passing of Austin D. Amos

Saturday, September 7, 2013    It is with deep regret and sorrow that the Community Fire Company of Perryville MD Inc. announces the passing of Past President Austin D. Amos.     "Aussie" passed away on Thursday September 5th. Austin joined the Fire Company in 1952, and served as President of the department for 13 years. In addition, he served as a board of director for several years. 
     Austin was also Past President of the Harford/Cecil Fireman's Association, and Past President of the Cecil County Volunteer Fireman's Association. 
     Austin was inducted into the Hall of Fame of the Harford/Cecil Fireman's Association as well as the Maryland State Fireman's Association. 
     In addition, he also served as Mayor of the Town of Perryville, and Town Commissioner for several years.
     Services will be held at Patterson's Funeral Home in Perryville. The viewing will be on Monday September 9th from 2pm-4pm & from 7pm-9pm. The funeral will be held on Tuesday September 10th at 2pm with a wake afterwards at the American Legion Post 135 in Perryville. 
     Departments wishing to participate should contact Asst. Chief 6-1 (McGuirk), or 6-2 (Jones).


   


 

Passing of Life Member Larry "Juice" Perry

Monday, July 1, 2013  It is with the deepest regret that The Community Fire Company of Perryville Md. Inc. announces the death of Larry "Juice" Perry. Juice was a Life Member of the Fire Company and served many offices. Services are as follows. Viewing Sunday July,7 1400-1600 & 1900-2100 hrs. Funeral services are Monday July, 8 at 1100hrs at Patterson’s Funeral Home and internment will be at Principio Methodist Church. Wake to follow at Perryville Fire House Minker Hall. All Fire company members are urged to wear Class A Dress if you have it. If your company would like to bring apparatus please contact AC 6-2 Brian Jones (443)-553-4876.

   


 

PASSING OF AN AUXILIARY MEMBER

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 0700 It is with the deepest regret that The Community Fire Company of Perryville announces the death of Theresa Marie Williams. Marie was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary and served many offices. Services are as follows. Viewing Sunday June 9, 1900-2100 & Monday 1000-1100, Funeral services are Monday June 10, 1100hrs. All services are at Patterson’s Funeral Home. Wake to follow at Perryville Fire House Minker Hall. All Fire company members are urged to wear Class A Dress if you have it.


   


 

Engine Assist to Elkton

Saturday, May 4, 2013       Shortly after 2100 hours on Saturday, Singerly Fire Co. along with North East and Chesapeake City were alerted for a building fire in the area of Rt.40 and Landing Ln. Shortly after arrival, Command confirmed that it was a working fire and began requesting additional untis to the scene. Perryville Fire Co. was staffed and notified dispatch that they were available with an engine at which time they were told to respond to the scene. Upon arrival the crew from Engine-6 assisted with fire extinguishment on the second floor and then overhaul of the second floor. Units operated on scene until approximately midnight before returning to the Ville. Capt 16, Huffstutler, was in charge of the crew.

     



 

Kitchen Fire in the 606

Friday, April 26, 2013  Shortly before 0900 this morning, Perryville along with Port Deposit and Rising Sun were alerted for house fire at 81 Craigtown Rd. While en-route, Engine-6 was advised that a firefighter on scene was confirming it was a working fire at which time an Engine and Truck were requested from Susquehanna Hose Co. Engine-7 arrived followed immediately by Engine-6 and crews stretched two lines inside finding a first floor kitchen that was well off and quickly put a knock on the bulk of the fire and began checking for extension. Units operated on scene for approximately an hour before clearing. Lieutenant 6-2, Fraser, held the Craigtown Rd. Command. 

     
   


 
 
 

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