Annual Fireman’s Fair – September 11th & 12th

Annual Fireman’s Fair – September 11th & 12th

The QAHVFC Fireman’s Fair & Fall Fest will take place Friday, September 11th (7-10PM) and Saturday, September 12th (6-10PM) in downtown Queen Anne at the firehouse.There will be the usual great food, cake wheel, money wheel, and other games…..Like last year, live entertainment will be provided. Friday activities feature Little Miss and Miss Fire Prevention contests, a
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Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raiser – October 10th

Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raiser – October 10th

The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company will hold its Fall, Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament on Saturday, October 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM.  The entry fee will be $75, with $50 going to the prize pool.  The format will consist of 30 minute blinds and no ante or re-buys.  The Entry fee buys $5000 in
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QAHVFC Hall Not Available for Rent

The Kitchen and Restrooms supporting the Queen-Anne Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company’s Hall are undergoing major renovation.  Additionally, a new rental agreement contract is under review.  Until all work is completed and new procedures are established, the fire station hall will be unavailable for lease by the general public.  The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company regrets
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Gus Gibson Recognized for Service during O.C. Convention

Gus Gibson Recognized for Service during O.C. Convention

Founding member, Robert H. “Gus” Gibson, was nominated for the Marberry F. Gates Award for length of service as an active volunteer firefighter at the Maryland State Firemen’s Convention in Ocean City on June 23, 2015.  Mr. Gus didn’t win the Gates Award, but was honored for his 70 years of dedication to the citizens
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Open House/Annual Dinner Draws Hundreds

Open House/Annual Dinner Draws Hundreds

The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company combined their Country Ham/Chicken Annual Dinner with the Statewide Open House to attract new volunteers. The Sunday, April 12th event coincided with similar event at Fire Companies and Departments throughout the State of Maryland to boost volunteer membership. Seventy five percent of firefighters nationally are volunteers. All Eastern Shore
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Robert H. “Gus” Gibson Honored for 70 Years Service

Robert H. “Gus” Gibson Honored for 70 Years Service

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company honored the last remaining founding member of the Company, Robert H. “Gus” Gibson on Tuesday, March 24th before the regular meeting.  After serving in the United States Navy during World War II, Mr. Gus was among several residents near Queen Anne who together formed the fire company in March 1946.
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2014 Q.A.H.V.F.C. Banquet Video

2014 Q.A.H.V.F.C. Banquet Video

A video by Bruce Secrist highlighting the Queen Anne Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company for 2014. Please follow the YouTube link provided. http://youtu.be/M7vc-s8L1bM

02/18/15 MVC- ROLLOVER LEWISTOWN ROAD

02/18/15 MVC- ROLLOVER LEWISTOWN ROAD

February 18, 2015 – Talbot Center dispatched Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro) and Paramedic 90 for an MVC with rollover on Lewistown Road in the area of East Blades Road. Units arrived on location to find one vehicle overturned with the lone occupant out of the vehicle. He was transported to the Memorial Hospital at Easton
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Rescue 84 in the House

Rescue 84 in the House

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company’s new replacement for old Rescue 84 has been delivered. The Sutphen built Rescue/Pumper was delivered earlier this year to Winstead’s Fire Equipment for finishing touches before being delivered to Queen Anne-Hillsboro VFC this week.  The new “84″  was on display, this week, as members became familiar with its state-of-the-art features and
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01/19/2015 MVC – RTE. 404 & RTE 480 Hillsboro

01/19/2015 MVC – RTE. 404 & RTE 480 Hillsboro

On January 19,2015 at 1934 hrs Caroline dispatched Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro) and Station 400 (Ridgely) for an MVC, reported serious, at the intersection of Route 404 and Route 480. Units arrived on location to find two vehicles involved. A total of 4 patients were transported to the Memorial Hospital at Easton with minor injuries. The
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Elected / Appointed Positions for 2015

Congratulations to the newly elected QAHVFC Officers for 2015…. Officers: President – Phil Starkey Vice President – Danny McNeal Secretary – Tom Difatta Acting Treasurer – Linda Chalupa Board of Directors – David Chaires, Dennis Starkey, Linda Chalupa, Nancy Baker, Kenny Hope, Mike Voeltner Line Officers: Chief (801)- Chris Morgan Dep. Chief (802)- Danny Lister
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New Rescue 84 Nearly Ready

New Rescue 84 Nearly Ready

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company’s new replacement for old Rescue 84 is nearly ready.  The Sutphen built Rescue/Pumper “Rescue 84″ nears completion, with finishing touches underway at the Sutphen plant in Amlin, Ohio.  The New Truck Committee representatives from Station 80 plan to visit with the manufacturer in early November for the final inspection.  A
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Talbot County Call for Volunteers

Talbot County Call for Volunteers

Talbot County Kicks Off Year Long Call for Volunteers – The Talbot County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association, with the support of the Talbot County Council, initiated a yearlong recruiting campaign entitled “Gear up for Talbot” on October 1st.The Talbot County Volunteer Fire & Rescue Association represents fire departments located in Easton, Cordova, Oxford, St.
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Tri-County Rural Water Supply Drill – September 20th

Tri-County Rural Water Supply Drill – September 20th

  TRI-COUNTY RURAL WATER SUPPLY DRILL – On September 20, 2014 the Talbot County Fire Chief’s Committee held a Tanker Task Force Drill involving engines and tankers from Talbot, Caroline and Queen Anne’s Counties. This year the drill was hosted by the Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company at Tuckahoe State Park. Brush-66 and Engine-85 establish
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Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raiser – OCTOBER 10th

Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raiser – OCTOBER 10th

The Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company will hold its Fall, Texas Hold ‘Em poker tournament on Saturday, October 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM.  The entry fee will be $75, with $50 going to the prize pool.  The format will consist of 30 minute blinds and no ante or re-buys.  The Entry fee buys $5000 in
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“Gus” Gibson Recognized for Years of Service

“Gus” Gibson Recognized for Years of Service

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company’s, Robert H. “Gus” Gibson, Jr., was recognized by the Maryland State Firemen’s Association and the Maryland Governor’s Office for his long service as a Maryland Volunteer Firefighter.  Mr. Gus was nominated for the Marbery F. Gates Service Cup Award at this year’s MSFA Convention in Ocean City for active firefighters
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New Rescue 84 Under Contruction

New Rescue 84 Under Contruction

Construction has begun on Queen Anne-Hillsboro’s Rescue/Pumper replacement for Rescue 84.  The new Rescue 84 will be manufactured by Sutphen, Inc. at their factory in Ohio and the anticipated delivery date will be October/November 2014.    

Extrication Drill 2014_05_17

Extrication Drill 2014_05_17

Q.A.H.V.F.C. held it’s monthly drill on May 17, 2014 which consisted of vehicle extrication. This gave responding members a chance to hone in on their extrication techniques. Q.A.H.V.F.C. would like to thank Schultz & Sons Salvage, Inc http://www.schultzandsonssalvage.com/ of Denton for supplying us with the vehicles for this drill. Also, a special thank you to Julie Chaires
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MVC INVOLVING BUS – RIDGELY, MD

MVC INVOLVING BUS – RIDGELY, MD

February 11, 2014 – Caroline dispatched Station 400 (Ridgely), Paramedic 16, Paramedic 17 and Talbot County Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro) for an MVC with entrapment, involving a bus, on Oakland Road in the area of Benedictine Road. Chief 4 arrived (M. Jarboe) on location to find a van that had rear ended a bus. Officer
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NEW BRIDGE ROAD FIRE

NEW BRIDGE ROAD FIRE

January 13, 2014 - At approximately 4:30 PM Caroline dispatched Station 300 (Denton), Station 400 (Ridgely), Talbot County Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro) and Station 50 (Cordova) for a working structure fire at 8980 New Bridge Road. Units arrived on location to find a two story, wood framed structure with heavy smoke showing. The crew from Engine 302 made an
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