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Chicken BBQ

Carlisle will hold its 1st 2018 Chicken BBQ on September 12, 2020. 9am- until sold out. All platters are $7, include chicken, roll, pickles and chips. Take out only.

Crab & Shrimp Raffle

Carlisle Fire Company and Auxiliary will be holding a Crab & Shrimp Raffle Raffle includes: A Bushel of Steamed Crabs ??, 3 lbs of Steamed Shrimp, a dozen ears of corn on the cob and a voucher for a case of soda/beer. Tickets are $10 each Raffle to be drawn on Oct. 10th and two winners will be selected. More information to come. Message us or contact a member of Carlisle Fire Company or Auxiliary for tickets

Past Chief Joe Mriss Retires From the DAFB

On August 21st the DAFB 436th Airlift Wing / 436 Civil Engineer Squadron Fire Department honored retiring Deputy Chief Joseph Mriss for his dedicated career spanning over 30+ years of service. Chief Mriss accomplished many goals during his career with the department, including being instrumental in acquiring national accreditation for the department. The 436 Airlift Wing / 436 CES Fire Department is the only nationally accredited fire department in the State of Delaware. Deputy Chief Mriss is a Life Member of the Carlisle Fire Co and a Past Fire Chief. Chief Mriss is now embarking on another challenge in his public service career and is currently a training planner for the Delaware Emergency Management Agency. The Carlisle Fire Co would like to extend a sincere congratulations to Joseph Mriss and his wife, Karen, and best wishes on his new endeavors.

Carlisle Responds with Alarm Protocols During COVID-19 Outbreak

We wanted to provide the public an understanding of how we will respond and operate during the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus. Below are some ideas of what you may see of us while we operate on an emergency scene:

Carlisle Mourns the Loss Of Vice President Charles

Chuck was a Life Member of the Carlisle Fire Company, Inc., joining September 1975. As well as serving on numerous committees he held the position as President, Secretary, Director #1, Building Superintendent, Fire Police, and currently serving as Vice President. During his 44 years of service, Chuck was the recipient of the Presidential Award twice for his dedicated service to the department and community. He also was very active with the Kent and Sussex Volunteer Firefighters Association. Chuck was an Honorary Member of the Ellendale Fire Company and enjoyed cooking and helping the Harrington Fire Company with many of their crab feasts and fund raisers.

Carlisle Responds To Vehicle Fire

Carlisle units responded to this vehicle fire this morning. Originally dispatched as possibly extinguished, Command 42 arrived on scene to find fire in the passenger compartment. Carlisle personnel extinguished the vehicle with no injuries reported.

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Recent Calls

  • Sat Nov, 28 2020 @ 01:57

    Nature: Medical Emergency

  • Fri Nov, 27 2020 @ 21:34

    Nature: Medical Emergency

  • Fri Nov, 27 2020 @ 18:11

    Nature: Medical Emergency

    City: Milford

  • Fri Nov, 27 2020 @ 18:10

    Nature: Medical Emergency


Fire Stats

Jan: 45   Jul: 55
Feb: 36   Aug: 0
Mar: 42   Sep: 0
Apr: 62   Oct: 0
May: 41   Nov: 0
Jun: 54   Dec: 0

Past Years:

2020 - 335
2019 - 636
2018 - 657
2017 - 505

EMS Stats

Jan: 273   Jul: 307
Feb: 260   Aug: 0
Mar: 310   Sep: 0
Apr: 269   Oct: 0
May: 274   Nov: 0
Jun: 260   Dec: 0

Past Years:

2020 - 1953
2019 - 3312
2018 - 3136
2017 - 2974