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

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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“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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COMBINE FIRE- OWENS ROAD

COMBINE FIRE- OWENS ROAD

November 10 – Story to follow… Units on scene – Chief 80,Engine 85, Tanker 86, Brush 87 Pictures compliments of Jamey Eason Officer 511 Station 50 Cordova

TRACTOR FIRE – QUEEN ANNE

TRACTOR FIRE – QUEEN ANNE

November 10, 2013 – At approximately 12:00 hrs November 10, 2013 Station 80 was alerted to a tractor fire. Upon arrival, crews found the tractor to be fully involved.

HORSESHOE RD. 10-50 PI

HORSESHOE RD. 10-50 PI

November 4, 2013 – Queen Anne’s County dispatched Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro) and Station 4 (Goodwill) for an MVC with rollover and entrapment on Route 309 in the area of Horseshoe Road. Units arrived on location to find one vehicle overturned in the edge of the woods with the driver still in the vehicle. After
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CENTREVILLE NATIONAL BANK DONATION

CENTREVILLE NATIONAL BANK DONATION

October 17, 2013 October 18, 2013 – Queen Anne Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company President Danny McNeal was invited to the Centreville National Bank Tuckahoe Branch located at the corner of Rts. 404 & 480 Oct. 17, 2013. President McNeal was presented a donation check by Centreville National Bank Branch Manager Mr. Parke P. Han and
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Q.A.H.V.F.C. Box Assignments

October 15, 2013 – Q.A.H.V.F.C. Station 80 Box Assignments

Royal Farms Gas Pump Fire

Royal Farms Gas Pump Fire

September 24, 2013 – Talbot Center dispatched Station 80 (Queen Anne-Hillsboro), Station 50 (Cordova), Station 60 (Easton), Paramedic 90 and Caroline County Station 400 (Ridgely) for a gas pump fire at the old Royal Farms building on Shore Highway. Chief 80 (C. McNeal) arrived on location to find one gas pump with fire showing and
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CARBON MONOXIDE: THE SILENT KILLER

CARBON MONOXIDE: THE SILENT KILLER

Winter is quickly approaching. The chill is already here and it will most likely only get colder. Please be aware of carbon monoxide and its dangers. Carbon monixide alarms can warn you of dangerous levels of an odorless, colorless, and tasteless poison. Because it is impossible to see, taste, or smell, the toxic fumes of carbon
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