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Top responders for June

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
Doug Wilson - 35, Michael McGinnis - 24 and Keith Vanzant - 17

Inside the Station - Member Spotlight

Friday, June 19, 2020
Jeffrey H. Thompson was selected as our “Member Spotlight” a few weeks ago. Jeff, as he is widely known, has a long and distinguished career with the Chestertown VFC and the fire service in general. That career is still going strong and vibrant.

Passing of Member Michael Standrige

Thursday, June 4, 2020
With deep sadness, the Chestertown VFC announces the passing of member Michael O. (Mike) Standridge. Mike was from Rock Hall and belonged to the Rock Hall VFC. After he graduated from Kent County High School, he worked at Dixon Valve here in Chestertown. With his devotion and desire to give back to the community, he then joined the Chestertown VFC.

Inside the Station - Member Spotlight

Monday, June 1, 2020
At our regular meeting on Monday, June 1, 2020, we selected “Life Member” Harry C. Everett for the “Inside the Fire Station – Member Spotlight” to profile this week. Most people may not know him by his given name, but they probably do know him as “Sonny”. Still? Others may know him, but not know his name. However you may know Sonny, he is easily recognizable as a mainstay of our community. For as long as this writer can remember, he has been popular with everyone he meets.

Top responders for May 2020

Monday, June 1, 2020
Doug Wilson - 35, Larry Slagle - 25 and Shawn Rideout - 22




Annual Pump Tests

Thursday, May 14, 2020
In order to maintain a high state of equipment readiness and dependability, the Chestertown VFC maintains an aggressive maintenance and testing program on our equipment. While each piece of equipment is regularly inspected by our personnel, we also adhere to the recommendations of the National Fire Protection Association - Pamphlet 1911, the standard for the "Inspection, Maintenance, Testing, and Retirement of In-Service Emergency Vehicles."

Annual Ladder Tests

Thursday, May 14, 2020
In order to maintain a high state of equipment readiness and dependability, the Chestertown VFC maintains an aggressive maintenance and testing program on our equipment. While each piece of equipment is regularly inspected by our personnel, we also adhere to the recommendations of the National Fire Protection Association - Pamphlet 1932, the "Standard on Use, Maintenance, and Service Testing of In-Service Fire Department Ground Ladders".

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Jan - 42 Jul - 50
Feb - 44 Aug - 61
Mar - 35 Sep - 0
Apr - 29 Oct - 0
May - 51 Nov - 0
Jun - 39 Dec - 0
Yearly Totals:
2020 - 351 2019 - 638
2018 - 594

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