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Top Responders for November

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


Top Responders for October

Wednesday, November 1, 2023
Bruce Neal, Doug Wilson, John Darling, and Jimmy Wallace



Chestertown Awarded AFG Grant

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
The Chestertown Volunteer Fire Company is excited to announce, through the generosity of AFG (Assistance to Firefighters Grant) process, we recently placed into service 28 new SCBA, a.k.a., Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus. We also purchased outright 2 additional SCBA, for a total of 30 new units. This new equipment has updated and improved features, making them easier and more convenient to use.

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.

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