Top Responders for April
Bruce Neal, Shawn Rideout, Jimmy Wallace, and Doug Wilson
Dangers & Hazards of Fires Involving Lithium-Ion Batteries
On Sunday, March 26, 2023, the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company hosted an awareness class on the dangers and hazards of fires involving Lithium-Ion batteries. These are the energy sources for most eVehicles, eBikes, eSkateboards, personal eHovercraft, etc., and personal electronics such as laptops, tablets & notebooks, even cellphones, etc. This is a major emerging threat facing the modern fire service, as the problems are multifold and complex.
Top Responders for February 2023
Bruce Neal, Shawn Rideout, Jimmy Wallace and Micahel McGnnis
Chief Bruce Neal Achievement Award
At our Annual Banquet & Installation of Officers on Saturday, December 17, 2022, the officers, and members of the fire company were delighted to announce the establishment of the “Chief Bruce Neal Achievement Award”, with the first recipient none other than the award namesake, Past Chief F. Bruce Neal. The award, not intended to be awarded annually, is reserved for company members that; through words, deeds, and actions, have demonstrated an extraordinary dedication and willingness to further our company motto… “Service for Others”.