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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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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



     



 

FORMER MARINE 552 FOR SALE

Sunday, June 19, 2016  Please Contact Lieutenant Jones at jones.charlie@yahoo.com or Captain Dinan at Allenjdinan@gmail.com for more information.

   


 

SMOKE DETECTOR CAMPAIGN

Saturday, June 11, 2016  On Saturday June 11th, the Susquehanna Hose Company, JM Huber Corporation & Red Cross Volunteers spent the morning handing out and installing free smoke detectors for Havre de Grace residents.  Over 100 smoke detectors were given out and we plan on holding another campaign in October.

Official Press Release from JM Huber:

This past Saturday, J.M. Huber Corporation generously supported a Home Fire Campaign canvassing event to install FREE Red Cross smoke alarms in homes needing them in Havre de Grace. Along with support from the Susquehanna Hose Co. Community Outreach and Fire Prevention, teams of Red Cross volunteers, Huber employees, and members of the fire department were able to install a total of 127 alarms!!  We will be hosting another event in October….More info to come! 



   


 

FATAL CRASH WITH TWO TRAPPED

Monday, May 30, 2016  Hose Company crews, along with surrounding mutual aide, handled this fatal motor vehicle accident with entrapment on Monday just after 2am near the MD-155 & I-95 interchange. First arriving units found a total of nine patients, two of which were trapped & one fatality. Six of those patients were transported to area trauma centers and two to local hospitals.

Many thanks to Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. & Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company for covering our first due area during the incident.

     



 

NEW MARINE 552 NEARS DELIVERY

Monday, May 16, 2016   Attached are updated photos of new Marine 552.  Delivery remains on schedule for next week.

     



 

MARINE 5 PROGRESS UPDATE

Tuesday, April 12, 2016   Attached are updated photos of new Marine 552.  Delivery is scheduled for May 26th.

     



 

WELL INVOLVED SAILBOAT AT HERON HARBOR

Thursday, April 7, 2016  On Thursday at 0626 hours, the Hose Company was alerted for the reported boat fire at Heron Harbor in the 600 block of Concord Street.  Engine 513 was first on scene at 0631 hours with a well involved docked 41' sailboat.  The crew quickly placed a 1.75" handline in service and began knocking the fire.  Engine 512 was next on scene and laid out 3" from the closest hydrant.  The fire was placed under control shortly after arrival and crews then began picking up.  Chief 5-2 (Remines) held the command.

     



 

ST. BALDRICK'S 2016

Saturday, April 2, 2016  On Saturday, April 2nd the Hose Company & Bill Bateman's will hold our annual St. Baldrick's event, benefiting research to defeat childhood cancers.  Come out to Bill Bateman's Bistro (2021 Pulaski Highway) at noon for the head-shaving event of the year!! Enjoy entertainment provided by Backtraxx DJ Services, silent auctions, raffles, a new kid friendly zone and more!! Be sure to give the attached flyer to your server & 10% of your bill goes to the St. Baldrick's Foundation. We hope to see you there!!

   


 

THIN BLUE LINE FUNDRAISER

Saturday, March 12, 2016  On Saturday, the Hose Company and Shoreline Emergency Graphics held a thin blue line fundraiser at House 1.  Volunteers took part in installing thin blue line decals on vehicles & accepting donations for the Harford County Sheriff's Office Benevolent Fund.  Approximately $8000 was raised and 250 decals were installed throughout the day.  We'd like to thank all those who attended and donated to this worthy cause.

     



 
 
 

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