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Now Hiring EMT & Paramedics

Kent Island Volunteers, December 01

Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Paramedic and EMT. This is a part-time paid position on our day staff.

To be considered for an interview, we require a minimum of two years of experience. Candidate will also be required to provide all current certifications.

For more information please view attached Job Announcement.

To apply please email ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Active Member Jenn Walters, January 16

Today members from Kent Island and
Grasonville VFD took advantage of the cold weather to practice ice water rescue skills. Crews worked on the basics such as donning the ice suits, communication with hand signals, different techniques on reaching the victim, and on bringing them back to land.

Thanks to GVFD for inviting us and hosting the drill. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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HazMat 1 mutual aid to Galena

Paul Schlotterbeck, January 14

Just after 1:30 PM on Friday January 14th KIVFD HazMat 1 was requested to respond mutual aid to Galena in Kent Kent County, Maryland. Galena VFD was on scene of an overturned cement mixer. Command requested HM-1 respond to pump of the saddle tank to prevent a diesel fuel spill during the recovery process. HM-1 arrived and drilled and pumped the saddle tank. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Paul Schlotterbeck, December 22

Shortly after 4PM a building fire was reported in the 300 block of Pier One Road. Firefighters from Kent Island VFD, along with units from Grasonville VFD, United Communities VFD, Queenstown VFD, Anne Arundel Co. FD and the Queen Anne's Co. Dept. of Emergency Services responded. First arriving units found fire showing from the rear of the two story wood frame building. Crews made an interior attack ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2021 "Shop With a Hero"

Active Member Jenn Walters, December 13

Thank you to the Kent Island Optimist Club for putting this event together to bring local kids a brighter Christmas this year! Thank you to all the First Responders and Law Enforcement Officers for taking their own time to make this event happen!... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd. Assistant Chief Paul Schlotterbeck, November 16

Just after 1 AM KIVFD and QA DES units were alerted for an MVC with reported entrapment. Ambulance 1, Rescue 1, Engine 14 and Chief -1 responded. The vehicle left the roadway and struck several trees. First arriving police units found the driver in the vehicle which was smoking. Police officers quickly removed the subject from the vehicle. The driver was treated and transported by Ambulance 1. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Boat Fire

2nd. Assistant Chief Paul Schlotterbeck, October 28

Just before 5 AM this morning units from Kent Island VFD and Grasonville VFD responded to the 1800 block of Little Creek Road for a boat fire. Engine 12 arrived to find an approximately 42' work boat well involved with exposure to an adjacent boat. Two attack lines were deployed. The fire was extinguished with only minor damage to the adjacent boat. The fire is being investigated by the Maryland ... (Full Story & Photos)

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2nd. Assistant Chief Paul Schlotterbeck, October 27

This past weekend the Kent Island Volunteer Fire Department hosted a training course on Propane Emergencies. The two day course was taught by instructors of HazMat IQ which is part of Federal Resources of Stevensville. The training was attended by members of KIVFD along with personnel from the Prince George's County Fire Dept. The class was a combination of classroom and hand on training with live ... (Full Story & Photos)

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