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Minquadale Fire Company

129 East Hazeldell Ave. New Castle, DE 19720

The membership shall be classified into five (5) classes, known as -- Active, Active Life, Inactive Member, Probationary, and Junior.

Active member is a member who in the past one (1) year period from November 1st to October 31st, has fulfilled the requirements from one of the following five categories: 

1: 20% fires plus 6 meetings

2: 15% fires plus 8 meetings plus 15 activities

3: No fires plus 10 meetings plus 35 activities

4: 35% fires plus no meetings plus 15 activities

5: No fires plus no meetings plus 50 activites

Active Life Member is a member with a minimum of twenty (20) years of service, Fifteen (15) of these years being active.  

Silver Life Member is a member with a minimum of twenty (20) years of service, with less than fifteen (15) years being active. 

Inactive Member is a member who has not fulfilled one of the categories outlined as an active member.  

Probationary Member is a member who wishes to become an active member by carrying out the conditions as found in the by-laws on Membership. 

Junior Firefighters are to be 16-18 years of age, live in the Minquadale Fire Co. district, unless parents are an active member of the fire company.  To become an active senior member at the age of 18  years of age, a Junior Firefighter must have completed the probationary period, with Basic Firefighting skills and Structural Firefighting skills at DSFS and be AED & CPR certified, and at least one year of active membership.