Pre-Sale Chicken Dinner
Queenstown VFD will be having a pre-sale Chicken dinner on May 8, 2015. Dinners can be picked up at the firehouse between noon-6pm. Orders of 10 dinners or more can be delivered. Anyone interested in tickets, contact any member or contact Michelle Nelson at 410-827-0088. Dinners include: 1/2 Chicken, Potato Salad, Applesauce & Roll for $9.00

 
   
   
New Fire Department Website
The new website can be viewed at http://websites.firecompanies.com/qvfd3/ The site should be going live in the next few weeks.

 
MVA in the 3-2 Box
Monday, April 13, 2015 
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At 1132 hrs Station 3 was alerted for a MVA at 441 Outlet Center Drive in the 3-2 Box. Rescue 3 responded from Station 3. Officer 303 (Anthony) arrived POV and established Command. One vehicle had struck a column. One patient was transported to AAMC. Rescue 3 cleared the scene at 1227 hrs.

 
   
   
2015 Protocol Update for EMS Providers
   
ALL EMS PROVIDERS MUST COMPLETE THIS TRAINING BY JULY 1, 2015

1)  Go to http://www.emsonlinetraining.org/
2)  Enter you username (provider number) and passwork (Birthdate: MMDDYYYY unless you changed it)
3)  On the far right hand corner under "My Courses" click on "All Courses"
4)  Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on the appropriate 2015 protocol update tab, then click yes to enroll.
5)  Watch the video, complete the test, and print out 2 certificates. Place one in the EMS bin and other in the point system bin in the radio room.


 
MVA involving bus in the 4-83 Box
   
Sunday, March 29, 2015 
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At 1805 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist on a MVA involving a bus, N/B Rt301 in the area of Rt.304. Units arrived on location with one passenger vehicle and a passenger bus fully involved. Rescue 3 & Engine 32 responded from Station 3. Chief 4 arrived on location and assumed Rt.301 command. Trooper 6 transported one patient to Shock Trauma. Station 3 equipment cleared at 1857 hrs.

 
MVA in the 3-74 Box
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 
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At 1741 hrs. Station 3, along with Paramedic 40 were alerted for a MVA in the area of W/B Rt.50 @ Wye Ranch Farm Lane. Rescue 3 & Ambulance 30 responded from Station 3. Officer 305 (Golt) arrived on location POV and assumed Rt.50 command. Paramedic 40 transported one patient to the Queen Anne's Emergency Center.

 
   
   
Double Fatal on Rt.50 @ Kent Narrows Bridge
Sunday, March 15, 2015 
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On 3/15/15 @ 1928 hrs. Rescue 3 was alerted to assist on a MVA on E/B Rt.50 @ the Kent Narrows Bridge. The following information is from www.stardem.com: Two people were killed and another injured when a wrong-way driver on Route 50 east hit a car head-on near Dundee Avenue just before the Kent Narrows bridge on Sunday evening, March 15, state police said. Police were not releasing the victims' names Sunday night because the families had not been notified, Sgt. J. Hickey of the Maryland State Police Centreville Barrack said. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. Hickey said the driver of the at-fault vehicle, a minivan, was driving west in the eastbound lanes and hit the other vehicle head on, and the minivan caught fire. The driver and a passenger in the eastbound car were killed, and the driver who was at fault was flown to the University of Maryland Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore for treatment, Hickey said. Route 50 east lanes were still closed as of Sunday night at about 10:30, police said, but westbound lanes, some of which had been closed earlier, were open again.

 
Fatal MVA in the 4-4 Box
Sunday, March 15, 2015 
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On 3/15/15 @ 0335 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist on a MVA on Rt.213 & Rt.309 in the 4-4 Box. Rescue 3 and Brush 3 responded. One vehicle was located off the roadway into the woods. Chief 4 (Palmatary) arrived and assumed command. Trooper 6 responded and flew one patient to Shock Trauma. The other patient was a priority 4. Station 3 equipment cleared the call at 0715 hrs.

 
   
   
2015 Installation of Officers
Saturday, January 17, 2015 
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The Members of the Queenstown Volunteer Fire Department, along with numerous invited guest celebrated our Installation of Officers held at the Bay Country Moose Lodge in Queenstown After a wonderful meal catered by Helen Todd, Jim Lewis started by introducing the invited guests, followed by incoming President Jamie Lewis thanking everyone for attending. Jeff Lewis followed by going over the number of calls run by Station 3 in 2014 along with the top 5 responders. Those being: 1st Place Josh King, 2nd Place Erica Willis, 3rd Place Chris Pinder, 4th Place Jamie Lewis & 5th Place Frank Russum. Awards were presented to the following members: Fire Fighter of the Year for under 5 years presented to Erica Willis. Fire Fighter of the Year for 5-15 years presented to Tyler Golt. Fire Fighter of the Year for over 15 years presented to Frank Russum. Lion's Club Firefighter of the Year Award presented to JC Lewis. EMS Captains award presented to Candy Miller. SEW Friel award presented to Frank Russum. Special thanks to the Kent Island & Crumpton Volunteer Fire Department for providing a standby crew while our members attended the Installation.

 
   
Admin Officers for 2015
   Admin Officers for 2015
MVA in the 4-5 Box
Saturday, January 3, 2015 
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At 0108 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist on an MVA on Hope Road in the 4-5 Box. Rescue 3 responded with 4 members. PM400 arrived on location with one patient out of the vehicle. Chief 4 (Palmatary) arrived on location and established command. Trooper 6 responded and flew one patient to Trauma Center.

 
   
   
Officers for 2015
   
On December 23, 2014 the Queenstown VFD held elections for the Officers for 2015. The results of the elections are the following.. Board of Directors Vince Anthony Bryon Callahan Sid Compton Jim Lewis Stu Tarrant.. President Jamie Lewis.. Vice President Bryon Callahan.. Treasurer Frank Russum.. Secretary Suzanne McLaughlin.. Asst. Secretary Candy Miller.. Chief Thomas Nelson.. 1st Asst. Chief Frank Russum.. 2nd Asst. Chief Lonnie Anthony.. Captain J.C. Lewis.. 1st Lieutenant Tyler Golt.. 2nd Lieutenant Jeff Risley.. Sergeant Scott McClyment.. EMS Administrator Terry Pilkerton.. Asst. Administrator Bobby King.. EMS Captain Josh King.. EMS Lieutenant Matt Bauer.. EMS Lieutenant Tammy Carson.. Supt of Machinery Jeff Risley

 
Overturned Tractor Trailer in the 3-72 Box
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 
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At 2301 hrs. Station 3 & Station 2 were alerted for an overturned tractor trailer on E/B Rt50 @ Arrington Road. Rescue 3, Engine 33 & Ambulance 3 responded with 8 members. Upon arrival FF from Rescue 3 established Rt50 command. Station 1 was alerted for their spill trailer. Kent Islands spill trailer arrived and off loaded approx. 100 gallons of diesel from the tractor portion and approx. 40 gallons from the trailer. There were no injuries to the driver. Station 3 equipment cleared at 0100 hrs. MDE units also responded.

 
   
   
MVA in the 4-4 Box
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 
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At 1828 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist on a MVA at Rt.213 & Rt.309 in the 4-4 Box. Station 4 was initially alerted for a MVA with unknown injuries. Paramedic 4 (Goodwill VFC) arrived on location with one vehicle approx. 150 feet off the roadway into trees. Paramedic 4 requested an additional transport unit and an additional Rescue. Rescue 3 responded with 5 members. Upon arrival Rescue 3 assisted on extricating the patient from the vehicle. Paramedic 4 transported one patient to Shock Trauma by ground due to inclement weather.

 
   
   
Santa Claus visits Queenstown VFD
   Santa Claus
On December 12, 2014 Santa Claus stopped by the Queenstown VFD to wish all the boys and girls from Queenstown and the surrounding areas a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.


 
QVFD offers their Condolences
The Officers and Members of the Queenstown VFD would like to offer their condolences to the Goodwill Fire Company on the passing of Alfred W. "Butch" Britton. Viewing and Funeral arrangements are as followed: Viewing: Wednesday December 10th from 1400 to 1600 and 1800 to 2000 with a firefighter prayer service at 1900 at John M. Taylor Funeral Home in Annapolis, MD. 147 Duke of Gloucester St Funeral: Thursday December 11th at 1200 hrs. Service at John M. Taylor Funeral Home with the burial immediately following at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens 1911 Forest Dr in Annapolis.

 
Butch's Facebook profile
   Butch's Facebook profile
   
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