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Mon. Dec 11th 2017
Fire Box 500 2 Alarm *WF* Charlestown Marina "A" Dock

Fire Box 500 2 Alarm *WF* Charlestown Marina "A" DockA 2 alarm fire was dispatched Monday afternoon for boats on fi...

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Fri. Aug 25th 2017
Boat 5's 1st "Unofficial" Vessel in Distress Call

Boat 5's 1st "Unofficial" Vessel in Distress CallWhile out for some trials on the new Fire Boat, we were waved ...

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Sat. Mar 4th 2017
RB 502 MVA

At approximately 0824 on March 4th, CFC was alerted for an MVC with vehicle into a building IAO of 1931 W Old Philadelphia Rd...

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News Headlines
Wed. Aug 23rd 2017
Boat 5 Arrives from Canada

HOORAY!!!!!Well, the new Boat 5 arrived from Canada to the station. More information will be forthcoming in the upcoming days...

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Thu. Aug 17th 2017
New Boat 5 to arrive in Charlestown Next Week!!

After some unexpected delays due to fire pump performance the new Fire-Rescue boat is due to arrive in Charlestown next week....

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Sat. Apr 22nd 2017
New Boat 5 Sea Trials

The boat committee made a trip up to Kinston, Ontario on April 14/15 to do a sea trial and to check out the major systems on ...

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About Us

Charlestown Fire Company, Inc
P.O. Box 111
307 Market Street
Charlestown, MD 21914

 (410) 287-6451 Main Station Line
(410) 287-2843 Fax Line
 (410) 287-3044 Hall Rental Line


Fire Chief - Gary Bott

Assistant Chief - Tom Bicking

Fire Captain - Mark Rhodes

Fire Lieutenant 5-1 - TJ Patterson

Fire Lieutenant 5-2 - Open

Truck Captain - Jason Barrow

Truck Lieutenant - Open

EMS Captain - Joe Baxter

EMS Lieutenant - Open

Chief Engineer - Jason Barrow

The Charlestown Fire Company, Inc. was established in 1948 with 1 engine in a single bay station. In 2003, we’ve completed a 1.3 million dollar building project that will carry the town’s Fire and EMS capabilities into the 21st century.

The Charlestown Fire Company protects a primary area of approximately 35 square miles and approximately 3000 full time residents. However, our first due area is roughly 90+ square miles & 18,000+ residents. This area includes schools, churches, industrial and commercial complexes, restaurants, marinas, campgrounds, developments, highways, railroads, boating and marine shipping lanes.

Charlestown Fire Company’s area boundaries include Charlestown, Charlestown Manor, Route 7 Eastbound to Broad Creek & Westbound to Route 40, Route 40 Eastbound to the area just past Ritchie Brothers and Westbound to area of the weigh scales, Right side of Belvedere Road to I-95, all of Carpenters Point and Mountain Hill Road to the underpass and the left side of Charter Hall Road. Our area also includes the Charlestown side of the North East River and a very large portion of the Susquehanna Flats.

The fire company’s premier Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides Basic Life Support (BLS) and also Advanced Life Support (ALS) with the latest in technology and equipment. Our trained crews comprise of Paramedics, EMT-IV Techs, EMT-Basic & First Responders.

Please check out the Apparatus section to see pictures and details on all of our equipment.

Hall Rental Information

The Charlestown Fire Company has a great hall that is available to rent for all types of events, including wedding receptions, meetings, business meetings, training events, anniversary and birthday parties, bridal and baby showers.

Currently the cost starts at $275.00

Tables, Chairs, and use of the kitchen are included in the price. Our beer meister must be rented for $50.00 for keg beer to be served at your party. A deposit of $100.00 is needed to hold your date. For more information or to check availability of your date, please contact the Hall Rental Representative at 410-287-3044.

Please see the "Files" Section for the PDF file Hall Rental Forms. You can print them and fill them out. Submit these forms along with your required fees.

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Charlestown Fire Company
307 Market Street
Charlestown, MD 21914
Non-Emergency: 410-287-6451
Emergency: 911
Fax: 410-287-7281