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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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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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39 entries the in Call History
Mon. Dec 11th 2017
Fire Box 500 2 Alarm *WF* Charlestown Marina "A" DockA 2 alarm fire was dispatched Monday afternoon for boats on fire on "A" Dock of the Charlestown Marina. There were no injuries reported Companies involved:Charlestown - Station 5North East - Station 4/44Perryville - S...
Fri. Aug 25th 2017
Boat 5's 1st "Unofficial" Vessel in Distress CallWhile out for some trials on the new Fire Boat, we were waved down by a vessel with 3 POB's and a dead battery.We tied them to the new tow rope and stauntion system and towed them into Anchor Marina Fuel Dock where they were waiting ...
Sat. Mar 4th 2017
At approximately 0824 on March 4th, CFC was alerted for an MVC with vehicle into a building IAO of 1931 W Old Philadelphia Rd. Chief 5 arrived on scene advising a single vehicle MVC with rollover, Chief 5 with command.Due to extensive damage to the roof of the car, crews removed the roof for sa...
Fri. Jan 16th 2015
Truck 5 caught some work tonight at B&H Auto Parts.Truck 5 crew: J Barrow; G Bott; M Rhoades; F Baynes; M DossPhotos Link:  
Thu. Nov 20th 2014
Truck 5 at work on the 403 box Thursday night.  108 Forge Ct. in Whitaker woods  N.E.
Truck Crew: Daniels- Engineer, Barrow - Duty Officer, Patterson - Lt, Roades - Lt.
Truck laid in 700 ft. 5" from Hydrant, Placed Blitz Fire in service to Charlie side, 1 - 1.75"&n...
Sat. Oct 18th 2014
Engine 512 was dispatched Saturday morning into the Fairhill Barn(s) Fire Scene to establish a draft to supply water.Engine 512's crew used 40' of hard draft tube with a 20' lift.They supplied 1400' of 4" supply line to RSFD Engine 813 that was in a pumping relay to the fire sce...
Sat. Oct 4th 2014
FIRE BOX 500 WF* - Boat Fire w/Injuries @ Charlestown Marina "A" DockOn October 4, 2014 @ 0300 hours, Fire Box 500 was struck for a reported working boat fire with injuries.Initial alert included Stations 5,4,6 for engines, truck, ambulance and boats and also CCDES Paramedic 2.Chief 5 went...
Thu. May 29th 2014
Charlestown Fire Company units were dispatched at around 0130hrs May 29th in response to an MVC with rescue. Units arrived to find a single vehicle had been driven West bound in the East bound lanes of Pulaski Hwy (Rt 40) and struck a tractor trailer in the drive axle. There was no entrapment and 1 ...
Sun. May 25th 2014
Firebox 500 *WF* Greenspring RoadFirebox 500 was alerted for a working structure fire in the unit block of Greenspring Road in the Holloway Beach community.Upon arrival of Truck 5, we found an abandoned dwelling fully involved. Truck 5 in service with 800' 5" & 2 - 200' 1.75&qu...
Wed. Apr 16th 2014
Firebox 502 *WF - Underground Propane leak with fire dispatched ~2024 hrs
Truck 5 responded to its first call in our district for a reported structure fire.
Upon arrival, it was determined that we had an underground Propane line that had been damaged during an excavation and the foundation h...
Tue. Jan 14th 2014
At approximately 0529, Fire Box 500 was struck for a working house fire (vacant) at 420 Charlestown Place in the Holloway Beach Community.Structure was well involved with fire through the roof upon arrival of fire/ems units. Defensive Ops used due to amount of fire in dwelling.Took units approx...
Sun. Apr 7th 2013
FIRE BOX 403 - 2 Alarm Working Fire - Woods & Outbuilding with Exposures

Station 5 was alerted for 2 Engines and a Brush on a working woods/building(s) fire in the unit block of Iron Oak Court in Whitaker Woods off Red Toad Road.

Engine 5 (w/4) assisted with fire suppression an...
Tue. Nov 27th 2012
Fire Box 400 - 500 Block of South Main Street *WSF*
Station alerted for a Working Structure Fire on 500 Block of South Main Street.
Engine 512 marked up with 4 (M Doss-Eng; J Urban-Boss, C Eyler & TJ Patterson Crew).
Arrived and command put 512 crew to work on opening up structure. C...
Tue. Nov 27th 2012
Rescue Box 504 - MVA w/Entrapment West Bound Pulaski Highway in area of Ritchie Brothers
Station alerted for MVA w/Rescue (Safety 3-2 on location) confirmed.
Rescue 5, Ambulance 591 and Engine 512 responded along with Perryville IV-692 (on air on a detail), North East Ambulance and Rescue 4....
Sun. Sep 16th 2012
Fire Box 1300 - 505 Blue Ball Road - Gas Leak Inside Commercial Building
Engine 512 responded with 4 to assist Elkton on a Gas Leak inside a commercial building.
Crews had to secure the leak and ventilate the building.
Approximately 40+ Firefighters from numerous departments assisted in ...
Mon. Sep 10th 2012
Fire Box 1302 - WSF* Dogwood Road in area of Blue Ball Road
Rescue 5 was requested to assist Elkton for a working structure fire on Dogwood Road in area of Blue Ball Road.
Rescue 5 staged available to handle other emergency calls in Elkton's district during this alarm.
Photos are courtes...
Sun. Sep 9th 2012
Water Rescue Box 710 - Susquehanna River Area Of Tomes Landing
Boat 5 was requested on a water rescue call in the Susquehanna River for a overturned vessel with 2 POB's in the water.
Boat 5 responded as a Paramedic Unit w/4.
All POB's were rescued by personal watercraft and Rescue Boat 7...
Sun. Aug 12th 2012
Fire Box 505 - Working Boat Fire @ Charlestown Boat Ramp Market & Water Streets
Station was dispatched for a working boat fire/explosion @ the public boat ramp located in the water/marina district of Water Street.
Engine 512 was 1st on scene and stretched handline down the dock and ...
Sun. Aug 12th 2012
Engine 512 was on scene of a building fire in the Chesapeake Ridge Apartments.
512's crew assisted with extinguishment and overhaul activities.
Sat. Jul 28th 2012
Fire Box 403 - Nazerine Camp Road - Working Structure Fire Reported w/Rescue
The Charlestown station was alerted for 2 Engines for a reported working structure fire in the unit block of Nazerine Camp Road.
Engine 512 Responded with 4 and while enroute we were advised that this was working fi...
Sat. Jul 14th 2012
Fire Box 403 - Working Garage Fire Walden Court *WSF*
The CFC-5 was alerted for an engine on the 403 Fire Box for a working structure fire in the Lakeside Trailer Park.
Engine 512 responded in with 4 shortly after alert and was assigned attack engine duties by Walden Command (Chief 4) as we ...
Thu. Jul 5th 2012
Fire Box 403 - Nazarene Camp - Large Rubbish Fire
The station was alerted at approximately 2235 hours for a Large Rubbish Fire in the old Nazarene Camp in North East.
Engine 512 responded with crew of 5 and we were 2nd piece in behind Engine 412. Our crew assisted with extinguishment & o...
Thu. Jul 5th 2012
Fire Box 834 - 2050 Red Toad Road *WSF - Working Structure Fire
The Community Fire Company of Rising Sun was dispatched for a Fire of Undetermined Origin which shortly confirmed to a working house trailer fire.
Station 5 Charlestown was dispatched to transfer an engine to Port Deposit Statio...
Mon. Jul 2nd 2012
MEDICAL BOX 503 - Subject Fallen from Ladder in unit block of Carpenters Point Loop
The station was alerted @ approximately 1745 hours for a subject fallen from a ladder in tree to ground with trauma.
591 & CCDES Paramedics (PM-1) Medical crews requested aviation to fly out to ...
Fri. Jun 29th 2012
Fire Box 401C - Truck Fire @ 272 SB @ I-95 NB Off Ramp *WF*
Station was alerted @ ~0710 hours for an Engine assist to Station 4 with a working tractor fire.
Engine 512 enroute to assist Tanker 4 with extinguishment and overhaul duties.
Units arrived to a working tractor fire, fully engul...
Thu. Jun 28th 2012
Fire Box 501 - 203 Bridgewell Ave in the manor - *WSF*
Fire Box 501 was sounded @ approximately 1740 hrs for a working house fire.
Engine 5 w/4 on the street in 4 minutes arrived with smoke showing from sides D & A. All occupants were evacuated upon arrival and accounted for.
Lt. 5-1...
Tue. Jun 12th 2012
Station 5 was dispatched to assist on a hazardous materials incident in the Cecil County Landfill in the 800 Block of Old Philadelphia Road.
Engine 512 arrived behind Rescue 4 and stood by for Cecil County HazMat Team.
Chemical dumped into trash recepticle and reacted with metals.
Sun. Jun 10th 2012
Station 5 was dispatched for a brush piece and an engine to assist North East Station 4 on Dumpsters and woods on fire to the rear of the North East Plaza.
Brush 5 arrived and went into service in the woods extinguishing several small fires.
Engine 512 was on scene and placed in stand by ser...
Thu. May 31st 2012
Fire Box 503 - Working Car Fire


Units were dispatched around 2300 hours for a car fire. Engine 512 responded with 6 (RC5 OIC) and was advised by dispatch that an off duty Aberdeen Police Officer had called in to report a fully involved&nbs...
Wed. May 30th 2012
Fire Box 500 - *WSF*


At 0228 hours station 5 along with stations 4, 6 and cecil county paramedic 2 were alerted for a working house fire. Dispatched advised a woman called 911 saying there was a man in a van yelling for help about a fire. ...
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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
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