Public Safety - Charlestown Maryland

Public Safety

Charlestown Fire Station
Charlestown Fire Station

Cecil County Sheriff’s Department

Cecil County Emergency Services

Charlestown Fire Company, Inc
P.O. Box 111
307 Market Street
Charlestown, MD 21914

(410) 287-6451 Main Station Line
(410) 996-6265 County Tie Line
(410) 287-2843 Fax
(410) 287-3044 Hall Rental Line

The Charlestown Fire Company protects an area of approximately 35 square miles and approximately 3000 full time residents. This number swells to around 5000 when the summer season is in full swing. This area includes schools, churches, industrial and commercial complexes, restaurants, marinas, campgrounds, developments, highways, railroads and shipping lanes.

Charlestown fireboat

Charlestown Fire Company’s area boundaries include Charlestown, Charlestown Manor, Route 7 Eastbound to Broad Creek and Westbound to the area of the weigh scales, right side of Belvedere Road to I-95, all of Carpenters Point and Mountain Hill Road to the underpass and the left side of Charter Hall Road. Our area also includes the Charlestown side of the North East River and a large portion of the Susquehanna Flats.

The fire company’s premier Emergency Medical Services (EMS) provides Basic Life Support (BLS) and also Advance Life Support (ALS) with the latest in technology and equipment. Our trained crews comprise of Paramedics, EMT-IV Techs, EMT-Basic & First Responders.

The Charlestown Fire Company is operated solely with volunteers. We are always looking for additional fire and/or EMS personnel. Please call or stop by to take a tour of our facility. If you are interested in joining, please fill out an application while you’re there.

If you have an event and need a hall to hold it, please call (410) 287-3044 for pricing and hall availability.

Charlestown Emergency Preparation

Click the link below to enter our Emergency Preparation Page for helpful hints to prepare you and your family in the event of an emergency


Town Emergency Numbers

Town Hall

After Hours Water Emergency
443-553-2087 – Robert “Bobby” Straiton, Maintenance Supervisor

Cecil County Department of Emergency Services
410-996-5350 Office Non-Emergency

Cecil County Public Works

Charlestown fireboat pier

Union Hospital
106 Bow Street
Elkton, MD 21921
(410)-392-9486 (fax)

University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health
501 South Union Avenue
Havre de Grace, MD 21078