North East Fire Company

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


Rescue Box 404

Tuesday, May 22, 2012  @ 1918 hours North East Fire Company was dispatched for a Motor Vehicle Accident with the vehicle reported overturned. Assistant Chief 4, Assistant Chief 4-1, Rescue 4 with 4, Paramedic 491, and Cecil County Paramedic 2 made the response. Assistant Chief 4 arrived confirming one vehicle overturned on its roof, active power lines down, and requested Delmarva Power priority 1 response. EMS handled patient refusal and Rescue 4's crew remained on scene until Delmarva Power arrived and secured power. Assistant Chief 4 placed the situation under control at 2004.



Change Clocks = Change Batteries

Saturday, March 10, 2012  North East Fire Company would like to remind people of the simple, life-saving habit of changing and testing the batteries in smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors when setting the clocks back from daylight-saving time.



PUBLIC NOTICE North East Fire Company Accepting Sealed Bids

** Public Notice **

North East Fire Company is currently accepting sealed bids for the following:


The North Est Fire Company, Inc. is currently accepting sealed bids for lawn maintenance services & snow removal for their properties. Bid packages can be obtained at the North East Fire Company 210 Mauldin Ave., North East, Md 21901 Monday - Friday 09:30 am - 2:00 pm. All bids must be received prior to March 31st 2012. The North East Fire Company, Inc. has the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Call 410.287.8222 for all additional information.



2012 Fire Line Officers

Thursday, February 16, 2012   North East Fire Company Inc.

2012 Fire Line Officers


Chief: Steven Piatelli

Deputy Chief: John Hamilton IV

Assistant 4: Fred Conway

Assistant 4-1: Michael Miller

Assistant 44: Howard Ewing

Captain 4: Jeff Douglas

Captain 44: Tim Slonecker

Truck Captain: Ray Ryan

Lieutenant 4: Kevin Nutter

Lieutenant 4-1: Gary Tagmyer

Lieutenant 44: Terry Allen

Rescue Lieutenant: Richard Larkin

Truck Lieutenant: Jason Sweitzer

Safety Officer4: William DiVirgilio

Safety Officer44: Roger Mason



Election Results

Thursday, February 9, 2012   2012 North East Fire Company Final Election Results

Congrats to all that were elected



Assisting Singerly Fire Co w/ House Fire

Friday, December 30, 2011 12:18  On Friday December 30th North East Fire Co., assisted Singerly Fire Co., on a working house fire that tore through a residential duplex. The fire broke out at 12:18 p.m. at 112 Church St. and quickly spread to the adjoining unit at 110 Church St. multiple people were inside, but all managed to escape unharmed. Two firefighters were injured while battling the blaze The first injury came when a Singerly firefighter's breathing apparatus malfunctioned, causing him to run out of oxygen before he could exit the building. Shortly after that, a Chesapeake City firefighter exiting the duplex collapsed on the front porch. More than a dozen of his colleagues converged around him, paramedics and EMTs began treating him. Both firefighters were taken to hospitals in Elkton & Christiana, De respectively. A total of 50 + firefighters from Singerly, North East, Chesapeake City, Charlestown, Perryville and Rising Sun battled the blaze.

Our thoughts and prayers are with those Brothers in there time of need, quick recovery & future endeavors.



*Information obtained from J.Shannon / Cecil Whig



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