On today’s date, the Chief along with other members of the department completed the final inspection of our new rescue in Wisconsin.
At our regularly scheduled business meeting held on December 27, 2018, elections were held for the 2019 Officers of the Queenstown Volunteer Fire Department. The results are as follows:
Board of Directors – Vince Anthony, Bryon Callahan, Sid Compton, Jim Lewis & Stu Tarrant
President – Jamie Lewis
Vice President – Jeff Lewis
Treasurer – Frank Russum
Secretary – Candy Miller
Asst Secretary – Michelle Lewis
Chief – Frank Russum
1st Asst Chief – Lonnie Anthony
2nd Asst Chief – Thomas Nelson
1st Captain – Chris Butler
2nd Captain – Tyler Golt
1st Lieutenant – Scott McClyment
2nd Lieutenant – J.T. Lewis
EMS Administrator – Terry Pilkerton
Asst EMS Administrator – Tony Nastus
EMS Captain – J.C. Lewis
1st EMS Lieutenant – Taylor Oldershaw
2nd EMS Lieutenant – Michelle Lewis
Superintendent of Machinery – Lonnie Anthony
Santa Claus along with his helper’s from The Queenstown VFD will be out spreading Holiday cheer the next couple weekends. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for updated locations.
The Officers and Members of the Queenstown Volunteer Fire Department would like to wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving
At 2017 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist Station 2 on an MVA w/entrapment on Prospect Bay Road @ Prospect Bay Drive West. Rescue 3 responded with 6 members. Chief 2 arrived on location with one vehicle overturned, with power lines down. Crews worked and successfully removed the single occupant from the vehicle. The patient was transported to the Queen Anne Emergency Center, transferred to Trooper 6, and flown to Shock Trauma.
At 2041 hrs. Station 3 was alerted to assist Station 2 on a dwelling fire at 138 Governors Way South. Engine 32 & Engine Tanker 3 responded with 8 members. Chief 2 arrived on location with a 2 story single family structure with smoke showing. Officer 202 established command. Crew from Engine 32 arrived on location and assisted with smoke removal. Station 3 equipment cleared scene at 2129 hrs.
Just an early heads up to those in Queenstown who might be wondering if Santa will be making a return visit to the area. Here are the scheduled dates and times….
The Officers and Members of the Queenstown VFD would like to offer our deepest condolences to the Queen Anne Hillsboro Volunteer Fire Department on the passing of Life Member Michael Christopher Winstead, Sr.
Funeral information as follows:
Funeral services will be held at 11 AM on Wednesday, November 14th, at the Moore Funeral Home, P.A. located at 12 South Second Street in Denton where friends may call from 6 until 8 on Tuesday evening and from 10 until 11 on Wednesday before the service. The interment will be in the Ridgely Cemetery.
For the full obituary information, please see the following:
At 0933 hrs. Station 3 was alerted for an outside gas leak at 118 Bullet Run Lane in the 3-9 Box. Engine 32 responded with 4 members. Engine 32 arrived on location and discovered a truck had run over a 500 gallon, in ground gas tank knocking the valve off. Contact was made with a local propane company to respond. Most of the propane was vented prior to arrival.
It’s that time of year again. Please be sure to come out one or both nights and show your support for our Fire Department. We are looking forward to seeing everyone again this year.
On August 25, 2018 Members from the Queenstown VFD transfered to the Bay District VFD in St. Mary’s County while they celebrated their 75th Anniversary.
At 1446 hrs. Station 3 was alerted for a vehicle fire. Call was originally dispatched as being at Rt301 @ Del Rhodes Avenue. Engine 32 & Engine Tanker 3 responded with 6 members. Engine 32 arrived on location, with a working car fire, fire coming from the engine compartment. The correct location being on Del Rhodes Avenue, approximately 1/4 mile off Rt301. Officer 302 arrived and established command
At 1916 hrs. Station 3 was alerted for an MVA on WB Rt.50 @ Lake Drive in the 3-73 Box. Rescue 3 & Engine 33 responded with 7 members. Rescue 3 arrived on location with one vehicle into a guardrail. Officer 304 established command. One patient transported locally for observation.
At 1131 hrs Station 3 was alerted for an MVA with injuries SB Rt301 @ Rt18 in the 3-80 Box. Rescue 3 arrived on location a 2 vehicle MVA. Updated location was SB Rt301 @ 4-H Park Road in the 3-82 Box. Officer 302 established command. There was no transport after evaluating all occupants. Scene turned over to the Maryland State Police.