Saturday, February 2, 2019
Sunday, January 20, 2019OCFD would like to wish a Happy Birthday to Beach Patrol Lieutenant Ward Kovacs, and Probationary Firefighter David Lurie, who celebrated birthdays last week. We would also like to wish a Happy Birthday to Gold Badge Member Charles Bunting, Board of Directors Jerry Priestly and John McAllister, and Cadet Firefighter Tristan Jager, who are celebrating birthdays this week.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019Crews in staging during a downtown gas leak.
Sunday, January 13, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019
Friday, January 11, 2019AS OF TODAY, THERE HAVE BEEN SIX FIRE FATALITIES ACROSS THE STATE. The MAJORITY of those fatalities DID NOT HAVE WORKING SMOKE ALARMS in their homes. If you cannot afford a smoke alarm PLEASE contact your local fire department to inquire as to what assistance is available in your area.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Saturday, January 5, 2019On Saturday, Engine 5, Tower 5, Chief 51, and Chief 53 responded to an AFAA at Lions Club on Airport Rd. Crews investigated and found that the alarm was activated by a patron celebrating her 90th birthday, by blowing out 90 candles. Once crews confirmed that no hazard existed, they made sure to assist in making the birthday a memorable one!
Thursday, December 20, 2018In the spirit of giving back to our community, OC Firefighter Ryan Whittington has decided to spread some holiday cheer by adopting seniors at the Berlin Nursing Home. The Ocean City Volunteer Fire Company is supporting the holiday cheer and donations can be dropped off at Ocean City Fire HQ on 15th Street or via gofundme.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018Just before noon, Ocean City Fire Department was dispatched to Ocean City Elementary School for a reported building fire. Assistant Fire Chief Jeff Aperance arrived on scene and confirmed smoke coming from the roof and requested additional units to assist from various Worcester County fire departments. Crews quickly extinguished a fire located in a portion of the roof. All students and staff were safely evacuated. The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Worcester County Fire Marshal’s Office.