Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc.

Annual Bloodborne Pathogens Training

Monday, February 23, 2015  Last night, several members from Aberdeen Fire Department gathered at the main station for our monthly EMS drill to complete our annual training requirement on Bloodborne Pathogens. Instruction was lead by Paramedic Jeffrey Sexton and there was over 50 members in attendance. Do you know how to practice "Standard or Universal Precautions?"



New Tower 231 Replacement - Production Progress Report

Friday, February 13, 2015  This week, our new apparatus cab completed assembly and moved to paint process. Next week, we expect cab to complete paint process and be scheduled for cab build for wiring, lights and interior components. Soon, we expect chassis to be scheduled for frame-up and body to begin fabrication.
Please see the attached photos. Keep checking back on our Facebook and website for more updates.



Breakfast with Santa - December 20th

Thursday, December 4, 2014  Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. will host its first annual Breakfast w/ Santa Event.
Main Station  - Banquet Hall
21 N. Rogers Street
Aberdeen, MD 21001
Buffet Style Breakfast
Menu Includes: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Hashbrowns, Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and More!
$8 Adults
$4 Kids (Age 6-12)
Free (5 and under)      
You can Pre-Order Tickets by emailing tickets@aberdeenfd.org
Tickets Sales will also be available at the door
You can also order tickets online through our inline store. Go To https://squareup.com/market/afdco2md



Battalion Chief Budnick Named Local Hero

Wednesday, December 3, 2014  The Aberdeen Fire Department would like to congratulate Battalion Chief 2-2, Keith Budnick, for being chosen as a Local Hero for the Cecil Whig. Battalion Chief Budnick has been a Police Officer for over 29 years! Please join us in showing him some appreciation!



AFD - Annual Christmas Street Craft Fair

Tuesday, December 2, 2014  Please come and join us this Saturday for the Annual Christmas Street Craft Fair!

Come and shop with over 30 vendors for some unique gifts and you can also buy your lunch here too! Our firefighters will be serving up some delicious Pit Beef, Pit Ham and Pit Turkey. Did I mention that we will have FUNNEL CAKES TOO!

Hope to see you there



New MSP Helicopter Training

Monday, November 24, 2014  Members of the Aberdeen Fire Department joined the members of the Level Volunteer Fire Company for a training drill last night on the familiarization of the new AW139 helicopters of the Maryland State Police Aviation Command.



Happy Veteran's Day

Tuesday, November 11, 2014  "They cared, not for themselves, but for the nation. Let’s salute them, on Veteran’s Day." The flag of America still stands strong, firm and beautiful. Thanks to all the enormous efforts and innumerable sacrifices made by millions of our veterans. We salute them in honor. Happy Veteran's day.



Passing of Life Member and Past Battalion Chief Mr. Charles "Duffy" M. Duff

Wednesday, October 8, 2014  It is with great sadness, the Aberdeen Fire Department announce the death of Life Member and past Battalion Chief, Mr. Charles "Duffy" M. Duff on Tuesday, October 7th, 2014. May he rest in peace. Please find below the details of his arrangements. ---------------------------------------------- Viewing Location: McComas Funeral Home - Abingdon Date: Saturday. October 11th, 2014 Time: 12:00 - 15:00pm Service Location: McComas Funeral Home - Abingdon Date: Saturday. October 11th, 2014 Time: 15:00pm Notes: Fire Department Memorial, Lions Club Memorial, then Religious Service to follow. Wake Location: Aberdeen Fire Department - House 1 - Banquet Hall Notes: Immediately follows the conclusion of all of the services. ---------------------------------------



AFD Proud to Announce Awards Received

Tuesday, July 8, 2014  On July 5th, 2014 the Aberdeen Fire Department participated in the City of Havre de Grace Independence Day Parade.

We are proud to announce we have received the following awards

FIRST Place as Best Appearing Department

SECOND Place for Best Pumper

The Aberdeen Fire Department is celebrating there 125th years of service this year. 

The Aberdeen Fire Department Officers and Board of Directors would like to thank all members who participated and made this happen. 



Dwelling Fire

Wednesday, June 25, 2014 2318 On Wednesday @ 2318 hours, the Aberdeen Fire Department was alerted for a dwelling fire in the 208 box at 1416 Wellspring Drive. Chief 2 went on the air and dispatch advised of a attic fire. Multiple units along with mutual aid companies responded shortly afterwards. Engine 211 arrived as the first suppression piece and gave a brief initial report of 3 story middle of the group townhome with fire through the roof. Engine 211 dropped a 5” supply line from a hydrant. Crews deployed dual attack lines to the fire building and 1 attack line to each exposure. Crews from Engine 211 and Engine 111 made access to the 3nd floor of the fire building through side alpha. Crews from Engine 213 and Engine 815 went to side delta exposure while crews from Truck 831 went to the bravo exposure. Primary and secondary search proved negative. Tower 231 and Truck 831 laddered the building from the alpha side. Crews quickly extinguished the fire and performed overhaul of the fire building. Crews were committed to the scene for approx. 3 hours before returning back in service. The cause of the fire is believed to be from a lightning strike to the building. Units on scene: -------------------------------- COMMAND: Chief 2-1 (Dale Budnick Sr.) Engine 211 Engine 213 Engine 215 Tower 231 Rescue 251 Medic 291 Medic 292 Engine 212 relocated to Company 2 House 1. Mutual-Aid Given By: ---------------------------------- Engine 111 Engine 514 Engine 815 Truck 831 Truck 1231

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Jeff Douglas

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Jeff Douglas

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Wayne Tome Jr.

Photo Courtesy of Mr. Wayne Tome Jr.


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