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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 First Assistant Chief 89-16. JOINED THE MEMORIAL FIRE COMPANY IN 1970. ATTENDED EVERY FIRE SCHOOL CLASS AVAILABLE AND IN 1977 BECAME A FIELD INSTRUCTOR AT THE DSFS. TAUGHT MANY DIFFERENT TYPES OF CLASSES BUT MAINLY TAUGHT EMERGENCY CARE, BASIC FIREFIGHTING , ROPES AND RIGGINGS, STRUCTURAL FIREFIGHTING AND PROPANE AND LIQUIDS. THRU STA 89 I SERVED AS AMBULANCE CAPTAIN, RESCUE CAPTAIN, ASST. CHIEF AND FIRE CHIEF. IN 1977 AND 1983 and 2013 WAS HONORED AS THE FIREFIGHTER OF THE YEAR. IN 1983 & 1984 SERVED AS FIRE CHIEF. I WAS HONORED WITH LIFE MEMBERSHIP IN 1985. AN HONOR I AM VERY PROUD OF. IN 1986 MY FAMILY AND I MOVED TO MILFORD AND BECAUSE OF THE CLOSENESS I JOINED THE CARLISLE FIRE DEPT. AFTER MY FIRST YEAR I WAS APPOINTED ASST. CHIEF AND ELECTED DIRECTOR. I SERVED AS FIRE CHIEF FROM 1988 TO 1992. FAMILY COMMITMENTS CAUSED ME TO MOVE OUT OF CARLISLE'S DISTRICT. I REJOINED MEMORIAL ACTIVELY AND WAS APPOINTED ASST CHIEF IN 1994-1995. WAS ELECTED CHIEF AGAIN IN 1995 TILL 2002. AND ELECTED AGAIN IN 2006 TO 2012. I NOW AM THE FIRE CO. FIRE CHIEF. BESIDES FIREFIGHTING I AM VERY ACTIVELY IN COMMITTEES AND ASSOCIATIONS. I STARTED THE SUSSEX COUNTY AMBULANCE ASSOCIATION IN 1977 AND SERVED AS THE FIRST PRESIDENT. IN 1983 UNDER DIRECTOR OF DVFA PRESIDENT DICK MITCHELL I STARTED THE DEL. STATE AMB. ASSOC. IN 1983 AND SERVED AS THE FIRST PRESIDENT IN 1984. WENT THRU THE CHAIRS OF THE SUSSEX COUNTY FIRE CHIEF ASSOCIATION AND SERVED AS PRESIDENT IN 2010-2011. HAVE SERVED AS CHAIRMAN OF THE DEL. STATE FIRE CHIEF MARINE TASK FORCE SINCE 2005. AM THE DELAWARE DIRECTOR FOR THE EASTERN DIVISION OF THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIRE CHIEFS. FIRE-RESCUE GPO NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL. DELAWARE STATE FIRE CHIEFS ASSOCIATION PRESIDENT IN 2016-2017. CURRENTLY VICE PRESIDENT FOR THE SUSSEX COUNTY VOL. FIREFIGHTERS ASSOCIATION FOR WHICH I WILL SERVE AS PRESIDENT IN 2017-2018


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