Date & Time: Call Type:
05-29 13:40 TRANSFER OF UNIT, - Completed: Cancelled By Caller, Changed Mind
05-29 13:33 TRANSFER OF UNIT,
05-29 05:50 Cancel Reason: FAILED! - OUTSIDE FIRE
05-29 05:40 OUTSIDE FIRE
05-28 18:33 VEHICLE, AUTO FIRE
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LUXURY BINGO

Sunday, June 14, 2015 1:00 PM LUXURY BINGO  **OVER $12,500.00 RETAIL VALUE!!**

Sunday, June 14, 2015 starting at 1:00PM

Doors open at 10:30 AM / Meal at 12:00 noon

Location: Williamsport Volunteer Fire - EMS, Inc.  2 Brandy Dr.  Williamsport, MD  21795



Includes:  30 games on six cards; Extra cards available for purchase

Call or text 301-988-5513 for tickets

Limited tickets:  $30.00 per person in advance - $35 at the door

Here's some of the bingo prizes:  Laptop, IPAD, Mini IPAD, Jewelry, Keurig Coffeemaker, Kate Spade purses, Coach purses, Michael Kors purses and much, much more!!!

Money tip jars, raffles and door prizes!!!

Non-smoking event - Meal included with ticket purchase

**We reserve the right to cancel if tickets don't sell.

   


 

FREE CPR CLASS

Thursday, June 4, 2015 6pm FREE HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS







FREE HEARTSAVER AED CPR CLASS – WILLIAMSPORT VOLUNTEER FIRE AND EMS      Celebrate National CPR/AED Awareness Week with a Free CPR Class!


                                                     JUNE 4, 2015
                                       
                                         Attend one or both sessions!


Pre-Registration is required to ensure there is enough equipment and supplies on hand.

  • Option 1 – Only Adult CPR, AED, and Choking (6:00-7:15 p.m.)
  • Option 2 – Only Child and Infant CPR, AED, and Choking (7:30-8:45 p.m.)
  • Option 3 – All three ages - Adult, Child, Infant CPR AED, and Choking 6:00 – 8:45 p.m.)
Participants will not only learn about CPR but they will also receive a free CPR Key Chain Mask and other goodies.



More About This CourseThis FREE Heartsaver CPR AED classroom, video-based, instructor-led course can cover adult, child, and infant CPR and AED use, as well as how to relieve choking on an adult. Instructors will be on hand to answer questions, observe and provide feedback. Course completion cards are available for $15 for those who need a CPR certification card for employment/personal reasons.



More About CPR
  • Did you know that over 90% of cardiac arrest victims do not survive? We can help change that in Washington County.
  • Approximately 360,000 cardiac deaths occur outside the hospital each year in the United States—with about three quarters of them occurring in the home.
  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) is a simple skill that can help you save a life


More About Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMSYou can learn more about Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS by visiting their website - www.wvfems.org



EVENT PROPERTIES




Event Date 06-04-2015 5:00 pm




Event End Date 06-04-2015 9:00 pm




Cut off date 06-04-2015




Individual PriceFree




LocationWilliamsport, MD Training Site








   


 

Happy EMS Week

Monday, May 18, 2015   

   


 

PURSE and CASH BINGO

Sunday, May 17, 2015 1:00 PM  PURSE and CASH BINGO

Sunday, May 17, 2015 at 1:00 PM

Doors open at 11:00 AM / Meal at 12:00 noon

Location:  Williamsport Volunteer Fire - EMS, Inc. 2 Brandy Dr. Williamsport, MD  21795

Includes:  30 games on six cards; Extra cards available for purchase

For tickets call 301-331-0781 or 240-291-4358

$30.00 per person

Children can play with ticket purchase / Must be 18 years old to play tips

Special raffles of Kate Spade and Coach items

Non-smoking event - Meal included with ticket purchase

We reserve the right to cancel if tickets don't sell.

   


 

PASSING OF PAST CHIEF & PRESIDENT JAY GRIMES

Monday, April 20, 2015  Williamsport Volunteer Fire & Emergency Medical Services Inc.

Death Announcement of Past Chief & President Jay Grimes


On behalf of the Officers and Members it is with our deepest sympathies to announce the Passing of Past Chief, Assistant Chief, and President Luther “Jay” Grimes. 


Chief Grimes served the fire service for over the past five decades being a visionary leader to enhance the Maryland Fire Service in any way possible.


Along with his passion for the bettering the fire service Jay was a dedicated sales manager for Pierce Fire Apparatus. He took great pride in each and every unit he delivered.


As many of you know Chief Grimes was always about honoring and taking care of others. It is our time now to honor him for his life long service.


The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm.


Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Don Goude, Rev. Ernest E. Witmer and Chaplain Bob Fraley officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Williamsport, MD.


WE ARE RESPECTFULLY REQUESTING ANY COMPANY THAT WISHES TO BRING APPARATUS TO RSVP TO SPECIALEVENTS@WVFEMS.ORG OR CONTACTING RYAN FULLER AT 240-357-0214. HE WILL BE COORDINATING APPARATUS AND STAGING.


WE WOULD ESPECIALLY ENJOY APPARATUS THAT WERE SOLD BY JAY BE IN ATTENDANCE.


WE WILL BE SENDING VIA EMAIL TO A DEPARTMENT CONTACT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS NO LATER THAN NOON ON THURSDAY APRIL 23RD, 2015.


Class A or B uniform is desired but not required.


IF YOUR COMPANY WISHES TO SEND CARDS TO THE 


FAMILY PLEASE DO SO BY
SENDING THEM TO
WILLIAMSPORT VOL. FIRE – EMS INC
C/O JAY GRIMES FAMILY
2 BRANDY DRIVE
WILLIAMSPORT, MARYLAND 21795


ANY QUESTIONS MAY BE DIRECTED 
TO CHIEF WILLIAM BALL, 301-573-2240 OR EMAIL w.ball@wvfems.org


Williamsport, MD – Luther E. “Jay” Grimes, 70, of
Williamsport, MD passed away on Monday, April 20, 2015
at his home surrounded by his loving family.


Jay was born January 13, 1945 in Hagerstown, MD to
Mildred Lucille Ambrose Grimes of Williamsport, MD and
the late Richard Hamilton Grimes.


He was a graduate of Williamsport High School Williamsport, MD and was a National Proboard Certified Firefighter III.


He was employed by Pierce Manufacturing of Appleton,
Wisconsin until his retirement in 2010. He was previously
employed at Western Electric fro 15 years and Noland
Company in Hagerstown, MD as the Electrical Department Manager.


He was of the Protestant Faith.


Jay is survived by his wife Vicki D. “Chic” Zimmerman Grimes married August 28, 1965; daughter Brandy L. Osborne and her husband Craig of Williamsport, MD; Son J. Todd Grimes and friend Stephanie Shafer of Maugansville, MD; and the apples of his eye his grandchildren Casey N. Osborne, Karli L. Grimes and Colin B. Osborne; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.


Chief, President and Building and Grounds. Every Christmas for over 40 years Jay took Santa Clausaround Williamsport on Christmas morning. He was a member of the Washington County VolunteerFire and Rescue Association where he previously served as President, chairperson of the trainingcommittee and many other various committees. 


Member of the Maryland Fire Chief’s Association, Maryland State Fireman’s Association serving previously on the Training Committee, Emergency Assistant Trust Fund, Low Interest Loan Committee representing Frederick and Washington Counties.


He was instrumental in initiating the State Wide Alert Network, LOSAP Program, 911 System and theNational Incident Management System. In 1987 he received the Outstanding Fireman of the Year Award for the Washington County Volunteer
Fire and Rescue Association.


In 2005, he led a group of officers and members to merge the Williamsport Volunteer Fire Co. and Williamsport Ambulance Service into one organization.


Jay started the First Responders Award which was an Award given out to distinguished people of the fire service or community that went above and beyond the call of duty.


In 2011, he became a member of the Hall of Fame for the Maryland State Fireman’s Association and received the United States President’s Volunteer Service Award.  He also received the Williamsport Days Volunteer of the Year Award.


The family will receive friends at the Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Thursday, April 23, 2015 from 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 pm. The funeral home will be open after 12:00 (noon) on Thursday for the convenience of family and friends.


Funeral services will be held at Osborne Funeral Home 425 S. Conococheague St. Williamsport, MD on Friday, April 24, 2015 at 2:00 pm with Rev. Don Goude, Rev. Ernest E. Witmer and Chaplain Bob Fraley officiating. Interment will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park Williamsport, MD.


Memorial donations may be made to: Williamsport Volunteer Fire and EMS 2 Brandy Drive Williamsport, MD 21795


Online condolences may be made to: www.osbornefuneralhome.net


     



 

Easter Egg Hunt

Thursday, April 2, 2015   

   


 

SPORTSMAN DRAWING AND RAFFLE APRIL 18, 2015

Sunday, March 29, 2015   Saturday, April 18, 2015
$ 30.00 per person
Includes Meal, Fireman’s Milk and
DJ after the Drawing
 
Drawing will be held in the Fire Company Banquet Hall. 
Doors open at 5:00pm – Dinner @ 6:00pm
Drawing Begins @ 7:00 pm.
Must be present for last 3 drawings to win
Must be 21 or older to attend
FOR TICKETS CALL 301-524-4247



7:00 PM
Secure Logic Wall Vault
7:05 PM
Ruger American 22-250
7:10 PM
Stevens 320 Security 12 Gauge
7:15 PM
$ 50.00
7:20 PM
Bushnell Pro Sport Laser Rangerfinder
7:25 PM
Hi – Point 995 Carbine Pkg, 9mm
7:30 PM
Weatherby PA – 08 20 Gauge
7:35 PM
Marlin VT – 17VR 17 HMR
7:40 PM
H & R Pardner Turkey 12 Gauge
7:45 PM
$ 50.00
7:50 PM
Leupoid VX-2 3-9X40
7:55 PM
Savage 93 FXP Pkg 22 Mag
8:00 PM
Savage Axis Syn Pkg 243 Win
8:05 PM
Remington 783 Pkg 308 Win
8:10 PM
Henry H001M 22 Mag
8:15 PM
$ 50.00
8:20 PM
Marlin XT – 22VR 22 LR
8:25 PM
Marlin 336W 30 – 30
8:30 PM
Mossberg 500 Slug 12 Gauge
8:35PM
Winchester SXP Field 12 Gauge
8:45 PM
$ 50.00
8:50 PM
Weatherby Vanguard S2 7mm Rem Mag
8:55 PM
Smith & Wesson M & P – 15 22LR
9:00 PM
Remington 700 SPS 30 - 06

 
ALL GUNS ARE SUBJECT TO AVAILABILITY; WE HAVE THE RIGHT TO CHANGE A GUN TO AN EQUAL OR GREATER VALUE.


Firearms and Tickets Supplied by Skeeters 2 E. Water Street Smithsburg, MD  240-329-0504

All regulated firearms to be picked up at the gun shop after completion of background check, IAW Firearm Regulations.

 




     


 

EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT

Wednesday, March 11, 2015   EMPLOYMENT ANNOUNCEMENT  

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 2 to 3 part time positions. 

 

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’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), and Current Driver license with less than 3 points, and completion of Emergency Vehicle Operator or equivalent and 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. 

 

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 or at 301-223-9112.  Deadline for submitting applications for this selection process is March 25, 2015 at 5pm.

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

   


 

SPRING FORWARD AND CHECK YOUR SMOKE ALARMS

Sunday, March 8, 2015   

   


 

DID YOU KNOW !

Sunday, March 8, 2015   

   


 
 
 

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