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Top Responders for September

Sunday, October 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Doug Wilson, and Jimmy Wallace.

Building Fire - Church Ally, Chestertown

Wednesday, September 27, 2023

Top Responders for August

Friday, September 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Doug Wilson, and Jimmy Wallace

Top Responders for July

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Jimmy Wallace, and Shawn Rideout


Motor Vehicle Collision - Chestertown Road, Chestertown

Monday, July 3, 2023
On Monday, July 3, 2023, at 1:19 pm, near the intersection of Chestertown Road (Maryland 20) and Old Fairlee Road, Rock Hall VFC Paramedic 7 happened upon a single vehicle crash involving a utility pole. Paramedic 7 was returning to their station after delivering a patient to the hospital. Apparently, the crash had just occurred moments before. The Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company, Kent & Queen Annes Rescue Squad, Kent County EMS, and multiple other mutual aid companies were subsequently dispatched.

Top Responders for July

Saturday, July 1, 2023
Jimmy Wallace, Doug Wilson, and Ken Young

Top Responders for May

Thursday, June 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Doug Wilson, and Shawn Rideout

Top Responders for April

Monday, May 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Shawn Rideout, Jimmy Wallace, and Doug Wilson

Dangers & Hazards of Fires Involving Lithium-Ion Batteries

Sunday, March 26, 2023
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

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Shawn Rideout, Jimmy Wallace and Micahel McGnnis

Chief Bruce Neal Achievement Award

Wednesday, February 22, 2023


Top Reponders for January 2023

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Jimmy Wallace, Jesse Downey Jr., Christopher Spray, and Doug Wilson

Dwelling Fire - Montabellow Lake Road, Betterton

Saturday, January 14, 2023
On Saturday, January 14, 2023, at 6:41 am, the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company, along with multiple other companies, was dispatched as mutual aid to the Betterton VFC, for the structure fire at 28840 Montabello Lake Road. This is located in Smithville, near the intersection of Smithville Road and Montabello Lake Road. 9-1-1 caller was reporting a fire in the laundry room.

Motor Vehicle Collision - High Street, Chestertown

Friday, January 13, 2023
On Friday, January 13, 2023, at 11:20 am, the Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company, along with multiple other first due companies, including the Kent & Queen Annes Rescue Squad and Kent County EMS, was dispatched to the 800 block of High Street, near Lewes Dairy and the former Subway location, for the Serious Motor Vehicle Crash with Injuries. Information provided to first responders reported at least one patient unconscious. First arriving found a two-vehicle T-Bone type crash, with two patients, one of whom was trapped in their vehicle. The other vehicle had gone off the street and struck a nearby house, causing serious structural damage. There was also a negligible amount of fuel spilled from one vehicle, which had entered a storm drain.

2022 Statistical Report

Sunday, January 1, 2023

Passing of Life Member Elmer Horsey

Sunday, January 1, 2023
With profound and abiding sadness, the Chestertown VFC announces the passing of Life Member and previous Board Director Elmer E. Horsey on January 1, 2023. He had also served as the Mayor of Chestertown.

December 2022 Top Responders

Sunday, January 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Kyle Thompson, and Doug Wilson



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