Fall Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raisers Announced

Fall Texas Hold ‘Em Fund Raisers Announced

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company is hosting a No Limit, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament fund raiser SEPTEMBER 27th, and October 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM.  The entry fee will be $75 with $50 going to the prize pool.  Beer, Soda and Water will be included in the entry fee.  Initial buy-in includes $5000 in chips and there will be
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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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FOR SALE

FOR SALE

FOR SALE QUEEN ANNE HILLSBORO VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY CONTACT: DAVID CHAIRES – 443-262-2000 1992 PIERCE DASH Mar-92 4P1CT02DXNA000231 JOB # E-6777 MILES 38,401 32′ 8″ LONG / 9′ 7″ HIGH / 206″ WB 6 PERSON CAB / 10″ RAISED ROOF 5 SCBA SEATS DETROIT DEISEL – 6V92TA AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION WATEROUS 1250 GPM – TOP MOUNT
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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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TRAUMA DRILL

TRAUMA DRILL

The October EMS Drill topic was trauma. EMS members practiced traumatic injury scenarios in order to sharpen their skills and make sure that when the situation arises they are prepared to handle it. The two main scenarios were a fractured wrist and a subject fallen from a roof with multiple life-threatening injuries, including fractured femur
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You Can’t Hide From Us Anymore

You Can’t Hide From Us Anymore

QAHVFC EMS has placed into service two (2) Garmin StreetPilot 7200 GPS units, one on each ambulance. The units each boast a 7″ touch screen display and text-to-speech, turn-by-turn directions.

H1N1 FLU

H1N1 FLU

If YOU have a Flu-Like Illness Including: Fever greater than or equal to100ºF (37.8ºC) AND COUGH OR SORE THROAT And History of travel to an affected area within 7-10 days of illness onset OR Contact with an ill person fitting the above travel description within 7-10 days of illness onset Then Stay Home and CALL your Doctor 
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Traumatic Injury With Flyout

Traumatic Injury With Flyout

At 1714 hrs Station 80 was alerted for an Ambulance and Engine response in Box 8-10 for a Traumatic Injury. A80 responded with a full crew , Officer 809 (A. Verigan). Rescue 84 responded with a full crew, Officer 804 (D. Lister). Upon arrival, A80 crew along with Caroline Co. PM392 assessed the patient. Patient
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TEXAS HOLD ‘EM POKER TOURNAMENT – Fall 2013

TEXAS HOLD ‘EM POKER TOURNAMENT – Fall 2013

Queen Anne-Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Company is hosting a No Limit, Texas Hold ‘Em Poker Tournament fund raiser OCTOBER 12th,and NOVEMBER 9th, 2013 at 1:00 PM.  The entry fee will be $75 with $50 going to the prize pool.  Beer, Soda and Water will be included in the entry fee.  Initial buy-in includes $5000 in chips and there will be no re-buys
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TRAUMATIC PLAYGROUND INCIDENT WITH FLYOUT

TRAUMATIC PLAYGROUND INCIDENT WITH FLYOUT

Caroline County dispatched Station 800 (Queen Anne Hillsboro) for a fall at 22043 Church Street (Hillsboro Town Hall) Hillsboro MD. Chief 80, Officer 801 (C Morgan) arrived on location establishing Church Street command and requested aviation for a male patient that had fallen from playground equipment. Rescue 84 and Paramedic 392 arrived on scene. Rescue
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