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.

 

2nd alarm in Rising Sun

Sunday, April 19, 2015  Rising Sun, Port Deposit and Perryville were alerted for a structure fire shortly after 2330 hours. E6 made the response on initial alert. Asst. 28 arrived with a working attic fire and requested the 2nd alarm bringing Tanker 6 to the scene, Crews worked on scene for several hours assisting with extinguishment, salvage and overhaul.  

Photos courtesy of RSFD facebook: www.facebook.com/pages/Community-Fire-Company-of-Rising-Sun-Inc/115651308498319

     



 

Passing of Life Member James "Jim" Fayer

Thursday, February 19, 2015  It is with the deepest regret that The Community Fire Company of Perryville Md. Inc. announces the death of James "Jim" Fayer. Jim was a Life Member of the Fire Company and served many offices. Services are as follows: Date of Viewing: Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Time of Viewing: 2pm-4pm & 6pm-8pm Location of Viewing: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903 Date of Funeral: Thursday, February 26, 2015 Time of Funeral: 3pm Location of Funeral: Perryville Firehouse, 920 Principio Furnace Rd., Perryville, MD 21903

   


 

****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.


   


 

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. 

     
   


 

Small Fire in Owens Landing

Tuesday, April 23, 2013  This morning units from Perryville, Perry Point, Susquehanna Hose Co., and Water Witch were allerted for a reported building fire in Owens Landing. Upon arrival there was smoke showing from a 3rd story balcony, units stretched a line to the third floor and found a small fire on the outside balcony which was quickly knocked. Captain 16, Huffstutler, had the Owens Landing Command.

     
   


 

Sprinklers Stop Another Fire in the 600 Box

Monday, February 4, 2013  On 2-4-13 shortly before 0530 hours, Perryville along with Perry Point and Havre de Grace were alerted for a building fire with possible rescue at 500 Concord Dr. Assistant 6-1 arrived shortly after and advised he had smoke showing from the alpha side. Engine 11-11 was next to arrive, placing a hand line in service. Entry was made to the laundry room of the building where it was discovered that a fire had been knocked by the building's sprinkler system. Crews from Engine 6 and HC Engine 512 assisted with checking for extension and smoke removal. Units cleared around 0700 hours. Asst. 6-1, McGuirk held the Concord Dr. command.

   


 
 
 

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