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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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Wed. Aug 23rd 2017
HOORAY!!!!!Well, the new Boat 5 arrived from Canada to the station. More information will be forthcoming in the upcoming days & weeks.
Thu. Aug 17th 2017
After some unexpected delays due to fire pump performance the new Fire-Rescue boat is due to arrive in Charlestown next week. The boat will be trucked here from the builder, Metal Craft Marine, beginning on Monday (21 Aug 17). It will make the 430 mile trip from Ontario, Canada to Charlestown over t...
Sat. Apr 22nd 2017
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 new boat 5. Boat 5 preformed better than expected and the committee made out a punch list of things to be finished before excepting the boat. Metalcraft marine is waiting on a...
Thu. Apr 13th 2017
The new boat is officially in the water (in Canada) preparing for trials and certification this weekend. Delivery should be next Tuesday if all goes well and passes!!
Sun. Mar 19th 2017
The new boat committee took another trip our neighbor's to the north for a surprise inspection on Boat 5. Work is progressing. Engines are mounted, electronics are going in and the fire pump is installed. See the picture gallery for the complete set of pictures from the trip.
Sat. Dec 24th 2016
Its been a little while since we posted any updates on the new Boat 5. Manufacturing is progressing nicely. She is completed in the paint booth and the members of the New Boat Committee will travel to the builder in two weeks for an inspection before she moves on to the next phase in the build. We c...
Fri. Sep 2nd 2016
On Aug 7/8 the boat committee drove up to MetalCraft Marine in Kingston, Ontario to do a boat inspection and to take up fire suppression appliances and assorted equipment to be mounted onto new boat 5. While there, the committee also finalized paint details and where to place the stripes and decals....
Fri. Jul 29th 2016
The new boat is really starting to take shape now. The committee members will be traveling to the factory in two weeks for a mid-build inspection and review.
Wed. Jun 15th 2016
Metal work has begun on the new boat. The committee has been hard at work finalizing details and procuring equipment for the boat. They will be making another trip up to the builder soon to deliver equipment that is to be mounted on and incorporated into the construction of the boat. There were a fe...
Mon. May 2nd 2016
It is with great pride and pleasure that the Chief of the department Gary Bott along with the board of directors, the boat committee and the company as a whole announce the start of building a new boat 5. The boat is being built by one of the premier fire and rescue vessel builders in North America,...
Tue. Feb 10th 2015
The Charlestown Fire Company honored Joseph Letts, Sr. with his 35 Years of Service pin last night at our company meeting. He was presented his award by Out going President, Thomas Bicking and In Coming President, George Stanko.If you should Joe around the station or town, congratulate him for his d...
Mon. Feb 9th 2015
The Charlestown Fire Company honored Norman "Bill" Doss with his 50 Years of Service pin last night at our company meeting. He was presented his award by Out going President, Thomas Bicking and In Coming President, George Stanko.If you should Bill around the station or town, congratulate h...
Wed. Mar 19th 2014
The new 109' Quint, Truck 5, has arrived from the dealer today @ 1240 hours.It is a 2014 KME Predator cab with a 109' Aerial Cat Ladder mounted on it The unit carries 650 Gallons of water, 2 - 200' Preconnected 1.75" attack lines, 1 - 300" 3" Preconnected Bl...
Thu. Mar 13th 2014
The Charlestown Fire Company has become an Authorized Training Center for the American Health and Safety Institute (ASHI). This allows us to begin offering Health and Safety courses to the public as well as to businesses and other Emergency Services organizations. We are able to offer such courses a...
Fri. Mar 7th 2014
Members of the New Quint committee made their final trip to KME yesterday for inspection of our new truck. Our new quint is fully built and will now be sent to the dealer here in Maryland for final preparation before it is delivered to the station in a few weeks. The new quint will be designated Tru...
Tue. Feb 25th 2014
Members of the Quint Committee made a trip to KME on Feb 19 and 20 to begin mounting equipment on our new Quint. Members spent two days at the factory working with the manufacturing team to mount tools and equipment on the truck. A trip for final inspection is scheduled for March 3rd. After that the...
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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
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Station 2 crews palying with the "SUITS" on a cold and rainy training day in January 2010.
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