North East Fire Company

Working House Fire

Friday, December 28, 2012  North East Fire Company Inc. was dispatched to a 401 box for report of a working structure fire with rescue and injuries. Shortly after dispatch Engine 412 and Assistant Chief 4-1 were enroute. Assistant Chief 4-1 was the first unit on location advising working fire to side charlie of the residence establishing East Old Philadelphia Road command. Engine 412 arrived seconds later pulling a 1' 3/4 hand line to start fire attack while two others started search/rescue operations. Within minutes additional units started to arrive on location providing assistance with fire attack, ventilation, and search. After being on location for ten minutes command had fire operations switched to defensive mode due to the stability of the roof starting to give way on side charlie of the structure. While fire operations were underway, EMS personnel from NEFC and CCDES were treating and transported a patient with burns from the fire scene. At 2311 hours command placed the situation under control. No firefighters were injured while working on the fire scene.

All units on location:

North East: A/C 4-1, A/C 44, E-412, E413, IV 493, and Rescue 4

Charlestown: E512

Singerly: E13, E3, BLS 393, PM 391 and T13

Perryville: Tanker 6, Engine 6 (Transferred to Station 4)

Rising Sun: Engine 18, Truck 8, Engine 813

CCDES: PM 4 and PM 3



Cecil County 2012 Needs Assessment Registery

Monday, October 1, 2012  Cecil County Department of Emergency Services (CCDES) is pleased to announce, with the conclusion of National Preparedness Month, is proud to provide you with their 2012 Needs Assessment Registry Form. This form contains questions to critical information that is beneficial to emergency service professionals and first responders in emergency situations. Persons that should submit are amongst those that special consideration must be made in order to successfully evacuate a residence should the need arise. CCDES, Police agencies, and Fire Departments utilize this information as a planning tool to determine the resources that may be required to provide assistance in the event of a major emergency or disaster.

CCDES intend to update our current list that was created in 2009 and maintained over the past three years by an opt-in volunteer submission. Part of the updating process is deleting old or outdated information. A formal letter will be mailed to all those currently on the list.

**Please be aware** The intention of this form is to achieve a residential perspective that touches on criteria that is important in a major emergency situation only. We have identified target areas of mobility, cognitive, electrical dependence, and various other medical criteria to be the most significant information our emergency service professionals need to know to assist someone if the emergency happens to encompass the home of the registered resident. This is information will NOT be utilized for any other purpose.

***It is important to note that those residents that are currently within a skilled nursing, assisted living, or group home setting should not complete this form and we instead request that the management of such facilities contact us directly regarding emergency planning considerations.
Submission of the forms may be mailed to:
Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
107 Chesapeake Blvd, Suite 108
Elkton, MD 21921
Or electronic copies may be submitted to: or
You can also find the attachment at:



50 Year's Later

Sunday, September 9, 2012  North East Fire Company Inc. members pin's one of their own for over 50 years of service. Terry Deamond served North East Fire Company as past Fire Chief, President, and various other positions. Terry was a mentor to all the young eager members who worked their way up the ranks to position that some of them still hold today. Thanks to Chief, Stephen Piatelli and wife, Patricia Deamond for setting up this event this afternoon.

Deptuy Chief Hamilton and Director Huntzberry presenting Terry with his 50 year certificate

Deptuy Chief Hamilton and Director
      Huntzberry presenting Terry with his 50
      year certificate


Rubbish Fire in the 404

Friday, July 13, 2012 1140 North East Fire Company Inc was dispatched to Camp Sandy Hill for report of a Rubbish Fire. Chief 4 marked up on the air with additional information of 20 x 12 structure with flames in the trusses area of the structure. After Engine 412 and Brush 4 made the response he requested for an additional Engine from Station 5. Within minutes Engine 512 and Tanker 4 marked up on the air. Chief 4 arrived with a 20 x 12 structure flames from the roof. Ambulance 491 than made the response for rehab. Engine 412 arrived pulling a 1" 3/4 line extinguishing the fire. Engine 512's crew assisted with pulling ceiling and checking for hot spot. Tanker 4 applied additional water to Engine 412. Maryland State Fire Marshal requested to the scene and Chief 4 placed the box under control at 1219 hrs.

Side Alpha

Side Alpha

Side Delta

Side Delta


MVC Vehicle Report Overturned

Thursday, July 5, 2012 2005 North East Fire Company Inc. was dispatched for motor vehicle accident at mile marker 98 on I-95. Shortly after dispatch Medic 491, Chief 4, IV 492, Rescue 4, and Cecil County Paramedic 2 marked up with additional information of a vehicle report of its roof in the median. Medic 491 arrived on location confirming dispatches report of the vehicle in the median overturned. Chief 4 followed arriving assuming Interstate 95 command. Command advised one patient that Medic 491 would transport to Christiana, Rescue 4 pulled a trash line due to a fuel spill/fumes coming from the vehicle. Cecil County Paramedic 2 and IV 492 were placed back into service and Command placed the box under control @ 2048 hrs.



Rescue & Boat Assist

Monday, July 2, 2012 1610 North East Fire Company was dispatched to the 1600 block of Oldfield Point Rd to assist Singerly Fire Company with a search. Enroute to the scene command advised Rescue 4 they would be assisting crews already on location with a possible second patient that is missing for a MVC involving a motorcycle. Crews started searching for second patient and Assistant Chief Miller advised command of the small boat utilized for swift water emergencies. Utility 434 and Utility 435 were then requested to the scene with the boat. After two and a half hours of searching the marsh, water, and wooded area command cancelled the search. North East units returned back into service at 1913 hours.



NEFC Attends Fire Convention Parade

Wednesday, June 20, 2012  North East Fire Company headed out bright and early to head down to Ocean City, Maryland for the Maryland State Fire Convention Parade. Departments from all over the state attended for such an amazing event.



Building Fire in the 401

Monday, June 11, 2012 1910 North East Fire Company, Charlestown Fire Company, Singerly Fire Company, and the Community Fire Company of Rising Sun were dispatched to Building Fire. Shortly after Dispatch Engine 412, Ladder 8, Tanker 13, Engine 512, Engine 813, Engine 28, Rescue 5, Engine 13, and Ladder 4 responded. On Engine 412's arrival Captain 4 assumed command reporting trash compactor with light smoke coming from it holding the second Engine at the hydrant and all other equipment at the equipment at the entrance to the commercial structure. After investigation command held it to Engine 412 who was able to secure their own water supply with a hydrant in front of the trash compactor and crews extinguished the fire. Command went under control at 2002 hrs.



Rescue Box 401 Reported w/ Rescue

Saturday, June 9, 2012 1427 On Saturday North East Fire Company was alerted for a Motor Vehicle Accident reported with Rescue on the 700 block of East Old Philadelphia Rd. Assistant Chief 4-1(M. Miller) made a quick response and shortly following him Medic 491(Cancelling the County Paramedic Unit) and Rescue 4 with 6 personnel. Assistant Chief 4-1 arrived assuming command, confirming single vehicle and single occupant with light rescue. The crew from Rescue 4 was able extricate the patient out of the vehicle without the hydraulic tools and only having to cut a couple tree stubs out of the way with a chain saw so they could secure the patient to a long back board. Medic 491 took patient care over from Rescue 4 and transported the single patient to the hospital. Command went under control at 1446 hrs.



NEFC Attends Birthday Party

Saturday, June 2, 2012  Ladder 4 & Ambulance 493 were out in the 402 box to help celebrate TJ's 5th birthday party. Kids got to see firefighter’s race putting on their turnout gear, experience the feeling of what its like to be in the back of a fire truck, and try on some fire gear. Happy Birthday TJ from North East Fire Company!

Assistant Chief Miller handing out helmets

Assistant Chief Miller handing out


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