Application Period Open - October 19th. - November 30th., 2020. Click "Join Now" to Apply.


WFD 41st Academy Physical Agility Test (PAT) Video

Nov 16, 2020 read more


Engine 1-C platoon after working structure fire in the 1200 block Linden street.

Sep 17, 2020 read more


WFD Engine 2-B platoon drafting operations at the Port of Wilmington.

Sep 4, 2020 read more


WFD Squad 4 and Ladder 2-C platoon training at Frawley Stadium

Sep 4, 2020 read more


Master stream and large volume water supply training on Mill Road

Sep 4, 2020 read more


Greeting students returning to class at Saint Anthony's

Sep 2, 2020 read more

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Live Run Log see all

Alpha Traumatic Injury

Wilmington 1600 Northeast Blvd
Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 15:49

Traffic Collision w/Injuries

Wilmington 326 New Castle Ave
Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 15:34

Medical Emergency

Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 15:19

Code Enforcement

Mancus Foundation - Wilmington 2901 Danby St
Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 15:15

Medical Emergency

Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 14:43

Alarms - Residential (Multiple)

Rockford Towers Apts - Wilmington - Building C And K 7 Rockford Rd
Tue Jan, 25 2022 @ 14:41

Meet our Firefighters

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- $45,031.70
  • After one year probationary period salary- $50,145.71
  • 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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Our mission

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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