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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Today is back to school day for Washington County Public Schools]. Use caution in the mornings and afternoons for kids walking from the middle school and high schools. Buses will be making frequent stops in our community.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Click on the attached file for the winning numbersCALL TIM AMMONS AT 240-818-1753or ED PALMER AT 240-291-1880
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
After several weeks of hard work and dedication by the members of Company 2, Brush 2 has finally been placed in service. Brush 2 was obtained and constructed by the members at almost no cost to the department and generous donations by several local businesses. Over 1000 man hours were placed into this unit by multiple members. Special thanks to follow businesses/groups for their help:
Sunday, May 11, 2014
Just before 1800hrs the Engine Company was alerted along with surrounding units for the dump truck on fire threatening the structure. Engine Tanker 2 responded with 4 personnel and could see the column of smoke en route. Engine Tanker 2 arrived on scene and found a dump truck well involved threatening other vehicles. Crews deployed the attack line and went to work. Once fire was knocked down, the incident was scaled backed while units mopped up. Units operated on scene just under an hour before returning to service.
Wednesday, May 7, 2014 15:45
Units responded for a large farm tractor fire in the 15300 Bk of Dellinger Rd. Upon arrival ET 2 found a well involved unit that had consumed the farm machinery. Estimated dollar lost is $140,000.00. Units were on the scene for approximately one hour.
Friday, March 21, 2014
Seeking Part-time ALS providers:Williamsport
Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc.; is currently accepting
applications to establish a hiring qualification list for Part-Time ALS
Providers. We are currently looking to
fill up to 4 positions.
Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS) is a Volunteer
community service (9-1-1) organization of approximately 100 members who
utilizes Full and Part Time career staff to provide ALS and BLS level EMS
response to the citizens of the Town of Williamsport and surrounding areas of
Washington County, MD and Berkeley County, WV.
WVFEMS responds to
some 1500+ emergency calls a year and transport patients to all local
hospitals. When hired, candidates will work closely with volunteer fire and EMS
providers under the direction of volunteer officers of the company as well as
with career personnel from Washington County Department of Emergency Services who
provide ALS support in the community as well.
Prior to being
approved as a cleared provider, the candidate will be required to participate
in Washington County’s ALS Provider clearing process, which entails riding with
an approved ALS Preceptor to be evaluated and suggested skill check offs. The exception to this is ALS providers
currently affiliated with the Washington County EMS Operations Program.
Position: Part-Time ALS Provider/Firefighter (No benefits), hours will vary based
off demand and availability.
Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration for this position, the applicant must
complete an employment application and provide documentation of the following
licenses/certifications. State of Maryland licensed Paramedic (EMT-P) or State
of Maryland licensed Cardiac Rescue Technician (CRT), Current Driver license
with less than 3 points, completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator’s course or
equivalent, completed NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, and Hazardous Materials
Operations. Additional desired training
is Firefighter 1, and Rescue Technician.
will be given an interview with the Personnel Committee; a background
investigation will be conducted prior to the interview. The Board of Directors will have final
approval of all recommended applicants prior to final position offering. A
successful applicant will complete a fire and EMS medical physical; including
drug test. The WVFEMS will cover costs for these requirements (Does not include
Salary Information: Provided at time of interview
About the position: This is for a part-time position requiring manual
and technical work in Emergency Medical Service and may if qualified, under
emergent conditions involve firefighting duties and responsibilities of an
emergency and hazardous nature, which may require the highest level of
sustained exertion and agility.
In addition to
emergency response activities, employees are required to maintain the
cleanliness of the station and apparatus, and may be assigned other related
duties and responsibilities.
The schedule includes
shifts 7 days a week, including holidays. Shift times are Monday-Friday from
0800-1800hrs and Sunday - Saturday 24 Hour Shift beginning at 0700 – 0700.
required to maintain required licenses at the employee’s own expense.
provided uniforms by the WVFEMS at no expense to the employee.
Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, by
sending an email to email@example.com or stopping at the station located at 2
Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD.
Monday, March 10, 2014
This evening the Williamsport Town Council presented President Ammons a donation from the annual Polar Bear Plunge. We are very thanks for this donation as every dollar received make helps for us meet our mission to serve.
Monday, March 10, 2014
INFORMATIONAL MEETING MARCH 15, 2014 BEGINNING AT 9:00 AM.We are asking all of our citizens to please attend this very important meeting to be held at the Williamsport Vol Fire - EMS, 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD.As we forge forward we will be asking Washington County Board of County Commissioners to better ensure Fire Protection services are provided to the community we serve.This community meeting will provide allow for the citizens we protect to have a greater understanding of our current funding struggles and with out this additional support what the cause and effect may be on how the fire service is provided.We would appreciate the support from our citizens that we serve and to hear your questions,comments and input on issues facing us. This important meeting directly effects you, our citizens and the communities in which we live and work. We are in hopes that this funding can help bridge the gap of some companies financial needs. We have attached documentation reference our presentation and a letter of support to the Board of County Commissioners.www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/washington-co-volunteer-fire-companies-hope-joint-fire-plan-will/article_93c8a14e-a718-11e3-bcc3-0017a43b2370.html
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Tickets available, stop by the fire station..
Friday, February 28, 2014
Truck 2 and Engine 2-4 responded (Manpower Unit) to assist Hancock Fire on Box Alarm 5-2 for a house fire. Engine 2-4 was placed in-service, Truck 2 arrived to assist crews with overhaul.
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