Susquehanna Hose Company

About the Department

The Susquehanna Hose Company is responsible for the fire protection services for the City of Havre De Grace, Maryland. Havre De Grace is located along the Susquehanna River as it enters into the Chesapeake Bay. The City of Havre De Grace has a population of around 16,000 people and is famous for its waterfront, decoys, and the Concord Point Lighthouse. The Susquehanna Hose Company consists of five firehouses that operate five Engines, Tower, Quint, Rescue, Mini-Pumper, three Boats, Dive Unit, Swift Water Unit and four Utility vehicles. The Hose Company has responded to each and every call alerted for over the last several decades and is known as “The Fastest Volunteers in the Nation” because of our extremely fast response times. The Susquehanna Hose Company consistently responds 7-8 pieces of fire apparatus on calls. We pride ourselves on our dedication to the citizens of Havre De Grace.

Martin Walsh, Captain/Dive Team Leader, Susquehanna Hose Company
Susquehanna Hose Company

Key Stats

110 Active Members
151 Total Members
100% Volunteer
764 Total Calls 2019

Susquehanna Hose Company

Services Provided

  • Fire
  • Hazmat
  • Rescue
  • EMS
  • Dive Team
  • Fire Boat
  • Swiftwater

Additional Benefits Offered

Being a volunteer with a Harford County Fire/EMS department brings with it many benefits including a healthy state income tax deduction, a LOSAP (Length of Service Award Program) with retirement benefits, scholarship opportunities, professional development and leadership training and much more.

Susquehanna Hose Co. also offers:

  • Live-in program at all 5 stations
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • City of Havre de Grace $500.00 property tax credit

Contact Susquehanna Hose Company

560 Otsego Street
Havre de Grace, Maryland 21078

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