Upcoming Events
June 27, 2017
County Chief's Mtg. (72)
July 3, 2017
Drill
July 10, 2017
Ladies Monthly Meeting
Donations
Help us to continue making
a difference in our
community. Please make
a donation to the Ellendale
Fire Company today.

Join Us
Do have what it takes to become a firefighter? Are you interested in helping your community? Take the first step today and fill out an application.

Contact Info
Emergencies
Dial 9-1-1
Ellendale Fire Co.
302 Main St.
Ellendale, DE 19941



Becoming a Member
Letter to the prospecting member
The Ellendale Volunteer Fire department would like to thank you for being interested in becoming a member. In becoming a member you are open a challenging yet exciting chapter in your life that will allow you to learn some things you may not have known about yourself. Joining and being an active member of this department requires dedication and hard work. This line of work is not something that should be taken lightly, but there will be plenty of time for fun.
 
Info
If fighting fire is something that you’re not interested in don’t worry there are plenty of other job here at the fire station for you. Maybe you could ride the ambulance assisting on nationally certified EMT-B’s; we are always in need of drives at all times of the day; then there is always the executive side of the fire service. So don’t fret if you are unsure what you would like to contribute because I guarantee we can find a place for your talents here.
 
Training
Every member joining as a fire fighter is required to take training. The training is conducted on the weekends at the Delaware state fire school. All training is paid for by the company in full, we also provide transportation to the training grounds. There is a multitude of classes to be taken so you never stop learning; And the same goes for those of you that interested in the EMS side, and executive side.
 
Benefits of joining
There is an array of benefits that come from joining this department along with all the other departments. The biggest benefit is the satisfaction of knowing that you are helping to make a difference in and around your community. If you are a college student or a college student to be there is scholarships available through state county and federal agencies. We also offer Workman’s Compensation at no cost to you, and the department offers a pension plan . So if you get injured at an incident we will provide money for expense. There is also a pension plan that you are eligible for. There is also State and Federal line of duty death benefits up to $100,000.00.
 
Final thoughts
Don’t miss out on what can be an exciting opportunity; there are many things that you will learn and gain from joining the Ellendale Volunteer Fire Department. You will make lifelong friendships throughout the state and surrounding state. You may even want to turn this into a career. So good luck and I hope to see you soon.
Photo of the Day
Current Weather
75o
Condition: Light Rain
Fire Run Stats
Dec '16 22 June '16 28
Nov '16 36 May '
Oct '16 29 Apr '
Sept '16 21 Mar '
Aug '16 19 Feb '
July '16 21 Jan '
Last 12 Months: 176
2016 294
2015 269
2014 278
EMS Run Stats
May '17 0 Nov '16 92
Apr '17 79 Oct '16 85
Mar '17 82 Sept '16 93
Feb '17 100 Aug '16 113
Jan '17 100 July '16 85
Dec '16 99 June '16 92
Last 12 Months: 1020
YTD 361
2016 1078
2015 1101
Live Dispatch
Listen to Live Dispatch
and Fireground Operations
from the Sussex County
Emergency Operations
Center
Member's Login
Website Stats
Statistics Not Available