On January 13, 2018 The Queenstown Volunteer Fire Department held its annual Installation of Officers at the Moose Lodge in Queenstown. After a wonderful meal from the caterer Old Saltys Inc., our Fire Department President Jamie Lewis introduced the various representatives from our neighboring Fire Departments, Queen Anne’s County Department of Emergency Services, Queen Anne’s County Office of the Sheriff, Queen Anne’s County Commissioner’s, Queenstown Town Commissioners and our many friends who were in attendance. Fire Department Vice President Jeff Lewis then provided the statistics from last year along with the top 5 fire responders, those being 5th place Jamie Lewis, 4th place Donnie Clark, 3rd place Jason Heath, 2nd place JT Lewis and 1st place Chris Willis. Awards were given to the following members: S.E.W. Friel Award to Sid Compton, the Queenstown Lions Club Award to Taylor Oldershaw, EMS Captain’s Award to Taylor Oldershaw, Chief’s Award to JT Lewis, President’s Award to Candy Miller. The following members were presented awards which are voted on by members of the department: Firefighter of the Year with 0-5 years JT Lewis, Firefighter of the Year with 5-15 years of service Chris Butler, and Firefighter of the Year with more then 15 years of service Frank Russum.