Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department
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Tuesday, April 15, 2014  New Ambulance 10 will replace the current ambulance which has seen approximately 12 years of service to the community.  New A-10 is a 2014 Dodge Ram 5500 truck chassis (purchased locally at Fred Frederick Dodge, Easton, Maryland).  The body was built by Road Rescue (Purchased through Atlantic Emergency Solutions, Brian Bashista).



Prom Promise at KIHS

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 

On Wednesday morning, April 8nd, the upper classmen of Kent Island High School were witness to a car accident that had taken place in the auditorium. The "mock crash" is an annual event arranged by KIVFD members and coordinated by A/Chief Paul Schlotterbeck.  Every year Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department recreates a fatal accident involving a "drunk driver" student. Conducted before prom season, the mock crash is designed to raise the students' awareness of the dangers of drinking and driving. The mangled remains of the car used in the demonstration are displayed through the end of the school day by the School's main entrance as a sobering reminder to students and parents.




Tuesday, April 15, 2014 

Queen Anne's Communications dispatched Box 1-4 for the Chimney fire on Broadcreek Road.  This brought a rapid response from 22 Kent Island Volunteers. Engine-Tanker 1 was first arriving on location with nothing evident.  Chief Thomas established the Broadcreek RD Command. Command staged the assignment with exception of Tower 1 and Engine-Tanker 1.  Units on scene investigated and found the fire to be out with no extension.  


Units responding were  (Kent Island) Engine 12, Tower 1, Engine-Tanker 1, Engine 14, Chief 1, and Chief 10. (Grasonville) Engine 22, Tanker 2, and Truck 2.  (Queenstown) Engine 32. (United Communities) Engine 91, and Tanker 9. (Queen Anne emergency service) Paramedic 300, EMS 3


Shortly after cleared the scene, Engine 12, Ambulance 1, Chief 1, Chief 10 and PM 300 responded to call for a person who had fallen.



Crash on Rt. 8 & Rt. 18

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 

Station 1 was alerted for an MVC involving a motorcycle. A/Chief Schlotterbeck arrived on scene with one male patient lying on the ground near a laid over motorcycle.  A/Chief Schlotterbeck established command. QAC PM100 and K.I.V.F.D treated the patient and MSP Medevac was alerted. Aviation flew the patient to shock trauma. Traffic was routed around the incident while personnel treated the patient and cleaned up the roadway. We appreciate your patience.

Units were on Scene Rescue 1, Engine 14, Engine 12, PM 100, PM, 300, EMS-3, Chief 1, Chief 10, Maryland State police, Queen Anne Sheriff office and Personal on vehicle with 36 Volunteers.   




MVC Westbound Bay Bridge

Wednesday, March 26, 2014   Units are on scene of an MVC on the WB Bay Bridge involving two tractor trailers.  More information will be posted later.



1st Annual KIVFD & Ducks Unlimited Sportsman’s Bash

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 

1st Annual KIVFD & Ducks Unlimited Sportsman’s Bash

Saturday, April 12th 2014
Doors open at 11:30am - 6pm

See the attached flyer...



KIVFD highlighted in the Capital Gazette

Tuesday, March 25, 2014  Your Kent Island Volunteers were recently showcased in the Capital Gazette.  See the attached.  Thanks to the Capital Gazette for the great article.  We appreciate that you recognize the contribution the Kent Island Volunteers make to our community.





Saturday, March 15, 2014  GIVE US A BRAKE!



Application Process opens for hiring list

Saturday, March 15, 2014 

Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department is currently accepting applications to establish a hiring qualification list for future use.  The fire department currently has NO openings.  The list will be good for any openings that may occur up until October 31,2014. 

Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department (KIVFD) is a Volunteer community service organization of approximately 100 members who utilize part-time paid staff to provide ALS level EMS response to the citizens of Stevensville, Chester and the surrounding area. KIVFD 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 department as well as with career personnel from Queen Anne’s County who provide emergency medical response in the community as well. Prior to being approved as a cleared provider, the candidate will be required to participate in the Queen Anne’s County ALS Provider clearing process which entails riding with an approved ALS Preceptor to be evaluated.

Position: Part-Time ALS Provider/Firefighter (No benefits) 10 to 80 hours a month, depending on availability and need.

Eligibility: To be eligible for consideration for this position, the applicant must complete the attached 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 State of Maryland Driver license with less than 5 points, and

MFRI Emergency Vehicle Operator or equivalent and

Completed NIMS 100, 200 and 700, and

Hazardous Materials Operations, and

An applicant selected for the position from the established hiring list will be required to successfully complete a DOT physical; including drug test and be finger printed and have a complete background check by the Queen Anne’s County Sheriff’s Dept. The fire department will cover costs for these requirements (Does not include travel expenses).

Salary Information: Salary: $17.00/hr. starting

About the position: This is for a part-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 assist in maintaining the cleanliness of the station and apparatus, and may be assigned other related duties and responsibilities.

The schedule includes shifts 7 days a week, including holidays. Shift times are Monday-Friday from 0700-1800hrs.; Weekends are from 0800-1800hrs.

Employees are required to maintain required licenses at the employees own expense.

Employees are provided limited uniforms by the fire department at no expense to the employee.

The process:

Applications will be accepted from March 17 thru April 4, 2013 @ 1700 hrs.

  • Select applicants will be invited for a station tour and interview with the hiring committee.
  • Successful applicants will be notified of their name being placed on a hiring list.
  • The list will remain active for a 6 month period.  At anytime during that period, the applicant may be notified of selection and ask to proceed with the process.
  • Selected applicants will then have an orientation and begin the clearing process.
Inquiries about this position can be made to or at (301) 821-7011.

Do not call the fire station.

Submit Applications:

Kent Island VFD

Attention EMS Capt. Mowbray

1610 Main St.

Chester, Md. 21619

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