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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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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



     



 

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.

     



 
 
 

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