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Memorial Fire Company
Station 89
359 Bay Ave.
Milford, DE 19963

Phone: 302-422-8888
Fax: 302-422-5944
Member Profile
Terry Jester
Terry currently holds the position of Fire Chief 89-15. In the past, He has held the positions of Deputy Chief Dep-89, First Assistant Chief 89-16, and President. Joined the Memorial FD in 1970. Took every class at the Delaware State Fire School that I could and became an Instructor in 1977. Taught Emergency Care, Basic Firefighting, Structural, Propane, Liquids, Ropes and Riggings, Water Rescue, Fire Prevention and Industrial Firefighting. Currently still teach in 2019.

Servered as Ambulance, Rescue Captain, Asst. Chief, Deputy Chief and Fire Chief, Vice President and President.

Was honored as Firefighter of the Year in 1977, 1983, 1997, 2013 and 2017.

Because of family we moved to Milford and I joined the Carlisle FD in 1986. After my first year I was elected as Director and appointed as Asst Chief. In 1988 was elected as Fire Chief and served as Chief till 1992. At that time my family moved out of Milford and rejoined Station 89 as I was a Life Member.

In 1994 was appointed as Asst Chief and from 1995-2002 served as Fire Chief. Was Chief again from 2006-2013, 2016-2017, 2019 current.

Served as President of the following Associations

Sussex County Ambulance Association 1977-1978 First Pres. Delaware State Ambulance Association 1983-1984 First Pres. Sussex County Fire Chiefs Association 2010-2011 Delaware State Fire Chiefs Association 2016-2017 Sussex County Volunteer Firefighters Association 2017-2018

Delaware Director to International Association of Fire Chiefs Fire-Rescue GPO National Advisory Council Board Member on National Volunteer Fire Council

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