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01-26 08:55 MEDICAL EMERGENCY
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Weather Announcement

Friday, January 2, 2015 

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON HAS ISSUED A WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SLEET AND FREEZING RAIN WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 5 PM EST SATURDAY. SLEET WILL BEGIN EARLY SATURDAY MORNING AND TRANSITION TO FREEZING RAIN AROUND DAYBREAK. FREEZING RAIN WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID-DAY.





   


 

2015 COMPANY FUNDRAISING EVENTS

Thursday, January 1, 2015  Sunday

February 8, 2015

Luxury Bingo

Saturday

March 28, 2015

Gun Bonanza

Saturday

April 4, 2015

Community Easter Egg Hunt

Friday

May 8, 2015

Hagerstown Firefighter Bonanza Extravaganza @ HAGERSTOWN SPEEDWAY  - NATIONAL PIKE

Saturday

May 9, 2015

Hagerstown Firefighter Bonanza Extravaganza @ HAGERSTOWN SPEEDWAY  - NATIONAL PIKE

Sunday

May 17, 2015

Coach / Kate Spade / Cash Bingo

Sunday

June 14, 2015

Luxury Bingo

 Saturday

July 4, 2015

Independence Day Celebration in Byron Memorial Park

Saturday

August 15, 2015

Sportsman’s Bash @ Springfield Barn

Saturday

September 12, 2015

Cash Bonanza

Sunday

October 11, 2015

Coach / Kate Spade / Cash Bingo

Saturday

October 24, 2015

Sportsman Bonanza

Sunday

November 15, 2015

Luxury Bingo

Saturday

December 5, 2015

Breakfast with Santa, Community Building @ Byron Memorial Park

     


 

2015 Spring MFRI Training Schedule for Washington County

Monday, December 29, 2014  2015 SPRING TRAINING SCHEDULE IS POSTED TO THE MFRI WEBSITE.  ATTACHED A SUMMARY FOR WASHINGTON COUNTY COURSE.   SIGN UP SHEETS ARE ON THE BOARD IN THE WATCH OFFICE.


www.mfri.org/cgi-bin/schedule.cgi




     


 

FULL TIME ALS POSITION AVAILABLE

Sunday, December 28, 2014  Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc.; is currently accepting applications for a Full-Time ALS Provider.  APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN JANUARY 9, 2015 BY 1800 HRS.
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 1500+ 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: 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), 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, and Hazardous Materials Operations, ACLS, BTLS, PALS, 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, Expected Shift Assignment, Position Expectation will be discussed at the interview along with salary and benefits.  


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 personnelcomm2@wvfems.org or stopping at the station located at 2 Brandy Drive, Williamsport, MD. 




     


 

Merry Christmas

Wednesday, December 24, 2014   

   


 

New Firefighter 1's for the Port

Friday, December 19, 2014   It is will great honor we announce that we have four new Firefighter One's. 

Harry Burns 

Journie Bartles 

Christopher Amos

Levi Taylor. 

Firefighters Bartles, Amos and Taylor are all apart of the WashingtonCounty Fire and Rescue Academy.  This program apart of the Technical High School Program.  

Congrats All. 

   


 

2014 FIT TESTING FOR OPERATION MEMBERS

Monday, December 15, 2014   2014 FIT TESTING SCHEDULE:

ALL OPERATIONAL MEMBERS THE 2014 FIT TESTING WILL BEGIN AND LAST FOR APPROXIMATELY 10 DAYS.  SEE THE SCHEDULE BELOW.  IF ADDITIONAL DATES AND TIME ARE SCHEDULED THIS WILL BE ANNOUNCED.

12/16- 1000 – 1200

12/17- 1200 – 1400

12/19- 1200 – 1400

12/19- 1900 – 2100

12/21- 0900 – 1100

12/22- 0900 – 1200

12/22- 1300 – 1600

12/22- 1800 – 2100

 



   


 

FULL TIME POSITION AVAILABLE

Friday, November 7, 2014  FULL TIME EMS COORDINATOR- click on story heading for complete information


The Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS), is in search of a  Full Time EMS Coordinator.  The primary function of this position will provide supervisory and coordination of the activities of the EMS Career Personnel employed by the corporation   


The ideal candidate will have a strong background in Emergency Medical Service system delivery with supervisory experience.  Click on the Job Announcement below for additional information.  


Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. (WVFEMS) is a Combination community service (9-1-1) NON profit organization providing emergency services to the citizens of the Town of Williamsport and surrounding areas of Washington County, MD and Berkeley County, WV.   


WVFEMS responds to some 2500 incidents per year. Volunteers primarily provide our fire service delivery model with Emergency Medical Services being provided by through a combination system. Annually the company has an annual operating budget of between $ 1,100,000.00 to $1,300,000.00


ABOUT THE POSITION:  The EMS Coordinators range of duties is broad and is an integral position of the Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services leadership team.  This position will provide daily frontline supervision to the on duty EMS Career Staff.  
 
The EMS Coordinator will perform a crucial role in maintaining and developing our current EMS Delivery System.  Fundamentally the EMS Coordinator will mentor and be a strong role model for the Career EMS Staff.  


Applications will be received until  12/5/2014 at COB.


Interested candidates 
Applications can be received on the WVFEMS website, please email application and resume to bosborne5@verizon.net or contact Vice President Brandy Osborne for information at 301-988-5518.



An equal opportunity employer: The Williamsport Volunteer Fire – Emergency Medical Services Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not condone or tolerate discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, or sexual orientation.




     


 

Brush Fire Dorsey Road

Monday, November 3, 2014  Box Alarm 2-15 was sounded at 14:44 hrs  for a field fire with multiple exposures On Dorsey Road off the Dam No.4 Road.  As units began to respond ECC advised that possibly one building was on fire with multiple vehicles inside the building.  ECC had added brush units to the box assignment which greatly enhanced the operation.

Chief 2 arrived on scene with a large brush fire with exposures and NO buildings involved at this point.  Command was established and units were deployed to protect the exposures and contain the fire. The incident was divided out into three divisions with units assigned accordingly.

The incident was under control at 15:39 hrs.  

Units on scene: Chief 2, Rescue Engine 2, Eng Tanker 2, Truck 2, Engine 2-4, Brush 2, Medic 2-8, Support 2-1, Engine 26-4, Engine 10-5, Eng. Tanker 1, Tanker 13, Tanker 4, Brush 4, Brush 1, Brush 10,  Brush 13 and Special Ops 20.

Overhaul was completed, with Command advising units could pick up and return to service.  

All Units Clear at 16:44 hrs.  Approximately 3 acres were consumed as a result of a unattended trash barrel.



   


 

$$$ LUXURY BINGO BIG PRIZES $$$$

Sunday, November 2, 2014  Over $12,500 Retail Value in prizes will be awarded

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Doors open @ 10:30am; Meal at noon

Bingo starts at 1 PM

Tickets are $30 a person advance; $35 at Door

Includes 30 games of Bingo on six cards

Some prizes include: Laptop, IPAD, Jewelry, Keurig Coffeemaker

Kate Spade Purse, Coach Purse, Michael Kors purse, Michael Kors watch,assorted small appliances, Tablets, Snowblower, TVs, TV with fire place & more 

Money Tip Jars, raffles and door prizes

FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN FUN 
Call Carrie 301-524-4247 for info/tickets



   


 
 
 

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