Emergency Medical Services Our History Apparatus Stations
Fire Company Officers Fire Company Members Junior Fire Department Honorary Members Career Fire/EMS Auxillary Officers Auxillary Members In Memory
Live Run Log Recruitment Fire Prevention Live Dispatch Related Links
Presidents Award Delaware Volunteer Firefighters Hall of Fame Louis A. Rickards President Award Fireman of the Year Scholarship Award T. A. Shipley Scholarship Award Fire Chief's Award DVF Hall of Fame
Event Calendar Duty Officer
Photo Gallery
Duty Crew and Training
Fri, Mar 23, 2018

On Friday, March 23, 2018, members of the Lewes FD staffed Station 3 with a "Duty Crew." Members arrived at 6 PM for dinner, cooked in-house.  Following dinner, a training session is held - and this weeks training was SCBA and search & rescue operations.  Six of the company's junior members were given instruction on the proper operation of the company's SCBA apparatus, followed by the chance to put on a pack and perform a search & rescue operation with no visibility. Firefighter Jerry Carter led the session, assisted by several other senior members.

Members participating in the weekly duty crew remain in station from 6 PM until 7 AM the following morning, which provides the community with a faster response time.  These members share a meal and train together, building camaraderie and giving junior members the opportunity to learn from more senior members.  Duty crew on March 23 placed Engine 82-9, Tanker 82-4, and ambulance E-82 in service for the evening.  

Views: 198

Views: 199

Views: 192

Views: 186

Views: 198

Views: 205

Views: 200

Views: 195

Views: 196

Views: 149

Views: 164

Views: 148

Views: 156

Views: 173

Views: 174

Views: 157