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Animal saved from Structure Fire

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Fatal Structure Fire on E. 17th Street

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Heavy Fire in a multi-residential home

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Residential Structure Fire on Lombard Street

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Structure fire in house condemned from Hurricane Ida

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Resident saved from structure fire

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Meet Yodali Martinez, Engine Company 6 - A-Platoon

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  • 18 Years of age or older
  • Must possess a valid driver's license
  • High School diploma or GED
  • US citizen
  • Residency requirement within 6 months of employment
  • Good moral character
  • Applicant serving in military must provide DD214


  • Starting Salary- $48,439.88
  • After one year probationary period salary- $53,940.94
  • Dental & Healthcare Insurance for employee & family
  • Eye Care Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan- Mass Mutual
  • State of Delaware Municipal Police/Firefighters Pension Plan after 20 years of service

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To work in partnership with the citizens of Wilmington in an effort to provide an effective and professional response to all man-made or natural hazards with well trained emergency services personnel to provide a safe environment and enhanced quality of life for all.

Office Address

Emergency Operations Center
22 S. Heald Street
Wilmington, DE 19801

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