The Officers and Members of the Queenstown VFD would like to offer their condolences to the Goodwill Fire Company on the passing of Alfred W. Butch Britton.Viewing and Funeral arrangements are as followedViewing Wednesday December 10th from 1400 to 1600 and 1800 to 2000 with a firefighter prayer service at 1900 at John M. Taylor Funeral Home in Annapolis MD. 147 Duke of Gloucester StFuneral Thursday December 11th at 1200 hrs.Service at John M. Taylor Funeral Home with the burial immediately following at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens 1911 Forest Dr in Annapolis.
pThis afternoon QVFD units were alerted for the Rescue Box in the area of Grange Hall andnbspOwens Roads in the 8-7 Box area.nbsp Rescue 3 Chief 3 and the ambulance arrived to find 2 vehicles involved in a quotT – Bonequot collision.nbsp Rescue 3 extricated 1 patient and handed them over to waiting EMS providers.nbsp A total of two patients were treated and flown by MSP Troopers to local trauma centers.p
pAt approx. 0100 Hrs. this morning the tones dropped for the Rescue Box in the 4-3 Box alarm area.nbsp Recue 3 Chief 3 and the ambulance headed out towards the area of Dulin Clark and Brownsville roads.nbsp First arriving units found 1 vehicle off the road and overturned.nbsp 1 patient was extricated and flown by MSP Trooper 6 to Shock Trauma.nbsp All units cleared shortly thereafter.p
pMembers took a slow rainy Saturday morning to head over to the MFRI training facility in Centreville for some hands on training.nbsp Approx. 20 members drilled on Incident command search and rescue techniques and a myriad of other topics.nbsp A special thanks to MFRI for the use of their facility.p
pEarlier today QVFD membersnbsptook E-33 out to visit a local daycare facility to spread the word about fire safety.nbsp Several children and staff from quotWonder Yearsquot Daycare participated in different types of learning experiences including Stop Drop and Roll drills lectures on E.D.I.T.H. and the proper way to call for help over the phone.nbsp The kids had fun climbing over the engine and the visit from the quotFriendly Monsterquotnbsp was a hit.nbsp Thank you to quotWonder Yearsquot Daycare for giving us this oppurtunity.p
pEarlier today the tones dropped for the house in the Cox Neck Rd. area of Kent Island. Co.1nbsp Queenstown hit the streets with Engine 32 Tanker 3nbsp Rescue 3 and the Chief.nbspnbsp KIVFD units arrived with fire showing from the quotCquot Charlie side of the dwelling.nbspnbspppAll QVFD units operated on the fireground fornbspapprox. two hours.nbspp
Wed like to thank everyone who came to visit Friday and Saturday night. We hope everyone had a good time. We had a decent crowd both days unfortunately mother nature didnt cooperate Saturday. Thanks to all the fire departments that participated in the parade along with the band 21 Horses who performed in the center of town. A special thank you to the Rock Hall and Sudlersville VFD for standing by at our Station while our members worked the fair.
The Grasonville VFD. celebrated their 50th. Anniversary today holding several events at their station.nbsp Festivities included a community picnic firemans parade and dedication of their new Seagrave Wagon.nbsp The QVFD rolled out in force for the parade taking home top honors.nbsp The QVFD would like to congratulate Grasonville on their accomplishments.
The Officers and Members of the Queenstown Vounteer Fire Dept. send out their congratulations and best wishes to FF Timmy Palmer and his Girlfriend Megan on the birth of their son Bryan Scott Palmer. Lil Palmer was born on April 29 2008 and weighed in at 6 lbs 5 ounces. Baby and Mom are doing great Grandpa Palmer is another story however………
For approx. three weeks now QVFD volunteers have been hard at work cleaning polishing and detailing all of the apparatus and their Class A uniforms. All of the hard work was in preparation of the Easton Volunteer Fire Depts 200th. Anniversary celebration. Early this morning roughly 20 volunteers manning Engines 32 33 Rescue 3 Tanker 3 Brush 3 the Chiefs buggy and the Ambulance pulled out and headed east.When all of the judging was complete Queenstown took home the following BEST APPEARING FIRE DEPARTMENT OVERALLBEST APPEARING MARYLAND FIRE DEPARTMENTBEST APPEARING HEAVY RESCUEBEST APPEARING ENGINE – Engine 332nd BEST APPEARING ENGINE – Engine 322nd BEST APPEARING BRUSH TRUCK2nd BEST APPEARING TANKER2nd BEST APPEARING AMBULANCEAll of the hard work DEFINATELY paid off. The Officers and Members of the QVFD are proud of their showing.Quote from our GuestbookAll of you should be very proud of the way you represented your Department in Easton this past Saturday. The folks there for the standby looked very professional and all the equipment in the parade looked great. The way you all presented yourselves sure shows all of the pride you have in the Department. Again Congratulations and I know you will keep up the great work.David Chaires – President – Queen Anne – Hillsboro Vol. Fire Company
Earlier today units were alerted to the Queenstown Harbor Links Golf course for a worker who suffered severe hand trauma after being caught under a pile driver. QVFD responded with 12 volunteers aboard Engine 33 Brush 3. A 20 yr. old man was flown by MSP Trooper 6 to the hand trauma center. Chief 3 was on the scene with the command.
Rescue 3 headed out early Sunday morning for a drill with Company 2 on Main St. in downtown Grasonville. Both companies worked together on Ladders Ventilation Overhaul and RIT drills. All members were able to run through several scenarios and gained some good Hands on training. Thanks goes out to the GVFD for the invite
The Officers and Members of the Queenstown Volunteer Fire Dept. offer our thoughts and prayers to the family friends and co-workers of Baltimore City Fire Department Captain Donald Hubbel. Captain Hubbel passed away on Friday afternoon. Captain Hubbel was currently assigned to BCFDs RESCUE 1. Funeral Arrangements are as followsViewings will take place at Schimunek Funeral Home in Bel Air MD. Monday and Tuesday 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m.The Funeral will be Wednesday February 6 at 1100 A.MFire Dept. Line up at 930 A.MMountain Branch Christian Church1824 Mountain RoadJoppa Md. 21085
Around 0950 hrs. today the Queenstown volunteers were alerted for the MVA with persons trapped at Routes 50 and 213. Station 3 hit the streets with Rescue 3 and Engine 33. Units arrived to find 2 vehicles involved with multiple injuries. All patients were triaged treated and turned over to awaiting EMS personnel for transport to local facilities. 12 QVFD Volunteers responded on this call for service.
After cleaning up from the previous MVA the tones dropped once again for the Rescue Box in the first due. This time QVFD units headed out to Route 301 and Outlet Center Dr. Rescue 3 Engine 33 and Chief Anthony arrived to find 1 vehicle and 1 Tractor Trailer involved. All patients were assesed with one being transported by ground for a check up.