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Paint & Party Fundraiser

 Sunday September 20th join us for our first ever Paint-n-Party Fundraiser. Tickets are $40 a person and must be 16 years old. Food, Wine and Beer available for purchase. 


Doors open at 11:30am

Painting from 1pm-3pm

For tickets or more information call 301-739-0755

   


 

2015 CASH BASH CANCELLED

 Due to lack of ticket sells, the 2015 Cash Bash has been CANCELLED. We apologize for any inconveniences. For additional information or questions Call the Fire Station @ 301-223-9112 and be sure to carefully listen to the menu and select the Fundraising option.

   


 

FULL TIME ALS EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Thursday, July 30, 2015   EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time ALS Provider. 

Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS) is a Volunteer community service organization of approximately 100 members who utilizes Full Time and Part Time paid 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 1600+ emergency calls a year and transport patients to all local hospitals. When hired, candidates will work closely with volunteer firefighters and career staff under the direction of the EMS Coordinator, volunteer officers of the company as well as with career personnel from Washington County who provide ALS support in the community.

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 will be ALS providers currently affiliated with the Washington County EMS Operations Program.

Position: Full Time ALS Provider/Firefighter

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’s license with less than 3 points, completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator (EVOC) or equivalent, completed NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, Hazardous Materials Operations, ACLS, BTLS, PALS or PEPP and CPR/AED.  Additional desired training is Firefighter 1 and Rescue Technician. 

Selected applicants will be given an interview with the Personnel Committee and a background investigation will be conducted.  The Board of Directors will have the final approval of all recommended applicants prior to final position offering. A successful applicant will complete a fire and EMS medical physical including a drug test. The WVFEMS will cover costs for these requirements (Does not include travel expenses).

Salary and benefit information, expected shift assignment and position expectations will be discussed at the interview and upon acceptance of position. 

About the position: This is for a full-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.

Employees are provided uniforms by the WVFEMS at no expense to the employee.

Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, by sending an email to g.hoffman@wvfems.org or by stopping at the station located at 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.  Please forward questions to EMS Coordinator, Gary L. Hoffman, Jr. via email at g.hoffman@wvfems.org.

To be considered for this hiring process, applications are to be turned in to the EMS Coordinator no later than August 13, 2015 at 1700.


Williamsport Volunteer Fire - Emergency Medical Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.




     


 

Engine and Truck Run Commerical Building Fire

Wednesday, July 29, 2015   Just before Midnight, Medic 26 while returning from the hospital noticed heavy smoke from the roof of the Old Orchard Shopping Center in Halfway and requested the box. With the station staffed, Rescue Engine 2 with 6 & Chief 2 responded immediately after dispatch on the initial alarm. Rescue Engine 2 arrived as the second due engine company, initiated and secured a water supply for Engine 26-1. The crew stretched the back up line and assisted with fire attack. Truck 2 was then specialed on call and responded with a crew of 6. Once on scene Truck 2 positioned on side C, forced several doors and went to the roof. Once fire was knocked down, all crews assisted with overhaul operations. Units operated for approximately 2 hours before returning to service. 

Berkeley County Company 40 transferred to Station 2 during the incident

     



 

Personal Injury Collision with One Trapped

Wednesday, July 22, 2015   Units from Company 2 were alerted to the 9900blk of Downsville Pike for the vehicle accident with reported people trapped. Chief 75 arrived on scene confirming dispatch and requested additional resources. Chief 75 established command and reported a SUV vs RV with heavy entrapment. Crews from Rescue Engine 2 along with Rescue Squad 10 & 20 worked to free the trapped victim. Several additional medic units were requested and assessed/transported multiple patients. Once the extrication was completed, patient was transferred to MSP Trooper 5 and taken to the Trauma Center.  

     



 

PART-TIME EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Tuesday, July 21, 2015   EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT  

Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc., is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring qualification list for Part-Time ALS & BLS Providers.  We are currently looking to fill up to 2 to 3 part time positions each. 


Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS) is a Volunteer community service organization of approximately 100 members who utilizes Full Time and Part Time paid 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 1600+ emergency calls a year and transport patients to all local hospitals. When hired, candidates will work closely with volunteer firefighters and under the direction of volunteer officers of the company as well as with career personnel from Washington County 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 the Washington County ALS or BLS Provider clearing process, which entails riding with an approved ALS or BLS Preceptor to be evaluated and suggested skill check offs.  The exception to this is providers currently affiliated with the Washington County EMS Operations Program.


Position: Part-Time ALS Provider/Firefighter & Part-Time BLS Provider/Firefighter (No benefits) hours will vary based off demand and availability.


ALS 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 or equivalent, completed NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, Hazardous Materials Operations, ACLS, PALS or PEPP and CPR/AED.  Additional desired training is Firefighter 1, and Rescue Technician.

BLS 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 Emergency Medical Technician – Basic (EMT-B), current driver’s license with less than 3 points, completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator or equivalent, completed NIMS 100, 200, 700 and 800, Hazardous Materials Operations and CPR/AED. Additional desired training is Firefighter 1, and Rescue Technician.
  

Selected applicants 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 travel expenses). 

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 Sunday - Saturday 24 Hour Shift beginning at 0700 – 0700 and some Monday – Friday 0800-1800 shifts.


Employees are required to maintain required licenses at the employee’s own expense.  Employees are provided uniforms by the WVFEMS at no expense to the employee.

 Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, by sending an email to g.hoffman@wvfems.org or by stopping at the station located at 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD 21795.  Please forward questions to EMS Coordinator, Gary L. Hoffman, Jr. via email at g.hoffman@wvfems.org.  

 To be considered for this hiring process, applications are to be turned in to the EMS Coordinator no later than August 7, 2015 at 1600.






     


 

New Engine Drawing Updated

Thursday, July 16, 2015   This is an updated drawing of the new Engine 2-1.  This is the same drawing that was handed out at the membership meeting.  As additional progress bench marks are met they will be publish for all to see. 

   


 

Junior Training 7/15/15

Thursday, July 16, 2015   This evening our Junior Firefighters drilled on layout supply lines and deploying big water with a little hose Handling  

     



 

CRASH 70/81 SINGLE TRACTOR N TRAILER

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 10:06 UNITS FROM WILLIAMSPORT AND HALFWAY RESPONDED FOR A MVC INVOLVING A TRACTOR AND TRAILER.  CHIEF 2 FIRST TO ARRIVE AT 10:11 HRS WITH T/T ON ITS SIDE, ESTABLISHING THE 81 COMMAND.  

COMMAND REPORTING NO PT, OR HAZARDS WOULD HOLD TRUCK 2 UNTIL ARRIVAL OF MARYLAND STATE POLICE.  COMMAND WAS TERMINATED AT 1014 HRS.  




 www.heraldmailmedia.com/news/local/tractor-trailer-overturns-on-i--i--ramp/article_9c92c85e-2a48-11e5-92fe-7b457ee8712e.html

   


 

Door Pop on National Pike

Sunday, July 12, 2015 13:02 UNITS RESPONDED TO THE AREA OF 15900 NATIONAL PIKE - [WALNUT POINT RD - MID BLOCK] -  FOR A PERS INJURY COLLISION, PED TRUCK 2,RSQE2,R2,P28,C2,EMS 1810.

EMS 1810 WAS FIRST TO ARRIVE REPORTING A TWO VEHICLE CRASH WITH ONE CONFINEMENT.  RE2 ARRIVE TO STRETCH A PROTECTION LINE AND BEGIN ACCESS TO THE PT STABILIZATION AND DOOR REMOVAL.  ONE PT WAS TRANSPORT WITH MINOR INJURIES AND ONE PT REFUSED TREATMENT.  

HAZARDS WERE SECURED BY CREWS.  UNITS CLEARED THE SCENE AT 1334.  

FIRE POLICE ALSO ASSISTED WITH TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT.  

   


 
 
 

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