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Lewes Fire Department
P.O. Box 225
347 Savannah Road
Lewes, DE 19958

302-645-6556 (Station One)
302-645-7667 (Station One)
302-645-8220 (Station Two)
302-945-8286 (Station Three)
302-645-8421 (Fax)

COVID-19 Testing

Lewes Fire Department will be hosting a state run COVID testing site on Saturday November 28th from 10-6. Walk up testing is permitted but registration is recommended and can be completed through the link attached.

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July 6, 2020
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Lewes Fire Department Scholarship Recipients
The Lewes Fire Dept. presented the T.A. Shipley Memorial Scholarship of $1,500.00 to Autumn E. Davis, Daughter of members Gordon and Carri Davis, and the Stephen R. Jones Scholarship for $1,500.00 was awarded to Amber Hennessey, Granddaughter of Life Member Peter R. Dirks.
May 20, 2020
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Outbuilding Fire
Lewes FD responded to an outbuilding fire in the Tall Pines Mobile Home Park.
April 28, 2020
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Lewes Board of Public Works Donation
The Lewes Board of Public Works donated a check for $15,000 to the Lewes Fire Dept. to help offset the costs of our EMS service due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. This will help with EMS and PPE supplies, overtime pay and hazard pay for career employees. Many thanks!
April 3, 2020
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MVC With entrapment
Lewes FD was dispatched to an MVC with entrapment at Five Points.
March 18, 2020
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Due to the heightened risk and exposure to the COVID-19 Pandemic and the recent State of Emergency Declaration by Governor Carney closing public schools, restaurants, libraries, county and state government offices, and many public meetings, the Lewes Fire Department will institute a COVID-19 policy for the duration of this event.
March 18, 2020
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Trailer Fire
Lewes Fire Department was dispatched to a trailer fire in the early morning hours of March 18, 2020.

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1 (302) 381-1683

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