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Welcome To Susquehanna Hose Company

The Susquehanna Hose Company is responsible for the fire protection services for the City of Havre De Grace, Maryland. Havre De Grace is located along the Susquehanna River as it enters into the Chesapeake Bay. The City of Havre De Grace has a population of around 16 thousand people and is famous for its waterfront, decoys, and the Concord Point Lighthouse. The Susquehanna Hose Company consists of five firehouses that operate 5 Engines, Tower, Quint, Rescue, Mini-Pumper, 3 Boats, Dive Unit, Swift Water Unit and 4 Utility Vehicles. The Hose Company has responded to each and every call alerted for over the last several decades and is known as "The Fastest Volunteers in the Nation" because of its extremely fast response times. The Susquehanna Hose Company consistently responds 7-8 pieces of fire apparatus on calls. We pride ourselves on our dedication to the citizens of Havre De Grace.

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ENGINE 512 UPDATE

Saturday, September 17, 2016  Attached are photos from Patriot Fire with the latest update on new Engine 512. The body is now complete.

     



 

ENGINE 512 - MIDPOINT INSPECTION

Thursday, September 8, 2016  The Engine Committee for New Engine 512 is currently at the E-ONE Headquarters in Ocala, Florida for the midpoint inspection.  Looking good.....

     



 

NEW ENGINE 512 - MIDPOINT INSPECTION COMING UP

Sunday, September 4, 2016  Latest update from Patriot Fire on New Engine 512 - The Cab, Body, Motor & Pump module have now been loaded on the chassis. The Engine Committee will be visiting the plant this coming week for the midpoint inspection.

     



 

10-50 PI W/RESCUE - OHIO ST & ONTARIO ST

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 17:25 Hose Company crews worked this two vehicle crash on Wednesday evening. Quint 535's crew stabilized the vehicle on its side and removed the lone occupant (no injuries) through the windshield. One patient was transported to a local hospital by Havre De Grace Ambulance Corps. Assistant Chief Remines held the command.


Other units on scene: Deputy Chief 5, Chief 5-1, Safety Officer 5, Engine 514, Rescue 551, Utility 572



     



 

8/18 UPDATED PICTURES OF NEW ENGINE 512

Friday, August 19, 2016  Attached are updated pictures of new Engine 512, from Patriot Fire.  The body is near completion & the cab is coming along nicely!!

     



 

UPDATE ON NEW ENGINE 512

Tuesday, August 16, 2016  Latest update from Patriot Fire on new Engine 512 - Body has been painted & the building of the chassis has started.

     



 

CONTRACT SIGNED FOR NEW ENGINE 515

Sunday, August 7, 2016  The contract for new Engine 515 was signed by President Packard & E-One this past week.

Specs:

  • 1900 Gallon Water Tank
  • 30 Gallon Class A Foam Tank
  • 120 Gallon Class B Foam Tank
  • 1500 GPM Hale QMax Pump
  • Seating for Six
  • Cummins ISX12 500HP Engine with EVS4500 Transmission
  • 2000 ft 5in Hose
  • 300 ft 3in Hose
  • 250 ft 2.5in Hose
Delivery is scheduled for late April 2017.  Be sure to check back for more information & updates!!



       



 

NEW ENGINE 512 UPDATE

Sunday, August 7, 2016  Latest update on new Engine 512 from Patriot Fire..... The cab has been painted and the building of the body & pump module is underway.

     



 

NEW ENGINE 512 BUILD BEGINS

Wednesday, July 20, 2016  Latest update from Patriot Fire on new Engine 512:

The unit is in cab weld and from this point forward you will be able to see weekly updates as the unit moves through the manufacturing process.

Be sure to check back for more updates!!



     



 

MARINE 552 DEDICATION CEREMONY

Saturday, July 9, 2016  On Saturday afternoon, Hose Company members, State & Local Government representatives & other distinguished guests attended the Dedication Ceremony for new Marine 552 at Tydings Park.

The SHCo would once again like to thank all of the State & Local Representatives for their hard work & assistance on allocating funds for this project. We'd also like to thank the Charlestown Fire Company for the gracious $250 gift certificate to West Marine. Finally, special thanks goes tothe Marine 552 committee, as they designed a spectacular piece of apparatus that will serve Havre de Grace & the surrounding area for many years to come.

Ceremony Video - https://www.periscope.tv/w/1YqGoZDBXdBKv
Ceremony Part 2 - https://www.periscope.tv/w/1MYxNBoBWvzxw
On Board Marine 552 - https://www.periscope.tv/w/1jMJgnmnnWWGL
Marine 552 making response to reported water rescue just as ceremony came to a close - https://www.periscope.tv/w/1nAKEqabkzVKL



     



 
 
 

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