Grasonville Fire Department
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The Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department is one of 9 totally volunteer fire departments in Queens Anne's County Maryland. Station 2 is located at 4128 Main Street in the heart of Grasonville. The department prides itself on giving the residents of Grasonville and surrounding communities the very best service possible. If interested in helping us out just stop by the firehouse or give us a call at 410-827-8100.

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ANNUAL BULL AND OYSTER ROAST

Saturday, October 18, 2014 1400  The GVFD will be having its annual Bull and Oyster Roast on Saturday October 18, 2014. The time will be from 2p.m. till 6 p.m. The event will take place at the Grasonville VFW. There will be lots of food, free soda and beer, money wheels, cake wheels, raffles, and lots of fun for everyone. Prices are as follows: Adults: $30 Children ages 6-12: $15 and Children ages 5 and under are Free. Tickets can be purchased at the firehouse or call 410-827-8100 or 410-827-4847.


   


 

ANNUAL GOLF TOURNAMENT AT PROSPECT BAY COUNTRY CLUB

Monday, September 22, 2014  The Grasonville Volunteer fire department is proud to hold its annual golf tournament again this Fall. Over the past years it has been a great turn out and a successful event. This year we hope you will join us as we do it all over again. We plan to have a couple of new and fun ideas planned to make it much better. The tournament will be held on MONDAY, September 22, 2014 @ 900 a.m.



            This year’s event will again be a four-person scramble and will feature many interesting opportunities for golfers. There will be prizes for the winning team, as well as tee prizes, and a hole in one contest. There will also be numerous prizes and raffles throughout the day. The cost to play is $125 per individual or $450 per foursome and limited to the first 125 players.

See attached document for registration information.




     


 

GRASONVILLE VFD - FISHING TRIP RAFFLE

Monday, September 1, 2014   Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department Fishing Trip Raffle.  To be drawn on September 1st 2014.  Six Man Charter Trip aboard Maverick Fishing Charters with Captain Andrew Aus.  Tickets are $10 a piece and can be obtained be calling the firehouse or contacting any Fire Department Member.

   


 

Mikulski, Cardin Announce Federal Funding to Purchase Life-Saving Firefighting Equipment

Tuesday, July 15, 2014  U.S. Senators Barbara A. Mikulski and Ben Cardin (both D-Md.) today announced the Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded $247,072 in federal funding through the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) program to purchase life-saving firefighting equipment.  As the Chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee, Senator Mikulski fights each year to increase federal funding for the fire grants program. Senator Cardin is a member of the Finance Committee.

"I know how important this funding is to Maryland communities – often it's the difference between life and death. First responders protect our homes and communities, and the federal government has a responsibility to protect them by providing them with the tools they need to do their jobs safer and smarter," Senator Mikulski said. "Every day when our first responders report for duty, they don't know what they will face. That's why I fight every year for the equipment, training, and staffing our protectors and communities deserve." 

"Our first responders are courageous enough to run towards danger while we are running away from it," said Senator Cardin. "I am proud to fight for federal funding to ensure that these brave men and women have the right resources they need to protect the families of Queen Anne's County and to return home safely to their own home after each call. I thank the members of the Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department for their vital and selfless service to the people and businesses of Queen Anne's County."

The Grasonville Volunteer Fire Department will use the competitive award to purchase new Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) to replace old SBCA that are non-compliant with National Fire Protection Association standards and non-conducive for interoperability. This lack of interoperability creates a real life safety risk for the first responders. For more information, please contact Jason Anthony at 410-827-8100.

AFGP grants fund firefighting equipment, personal protection equipment, training, firefighting vehicles, firefighter/first responder safety projects, and staffing recruitment and retention, as well as public fire safety education.

Since 2001, Maryland fire departments and Emergency Medical Services (EMS) units have received over $140 million in fire grant funding, just over $2 million of which has gone to fire departments and EMS units in Queen Anne's County.

Link to Official Press Release -  www.mikulski.senate.gov/media/pressrelease/7-15-2014-1.cfm



   


 

PROSPECT BAY 5K RUN AND WALK STAND-BY

Sunday, May 25, 2014   On Sunday May 25th Engine 25 and Ambulance 20 stood by for a 5K Run and Walk for Charity. 

   


 

MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND JETTY DOCK BAR FUNDRAISER

Thursday, May 22, 2014 1900  On Thursday May 22nd the Jetty Dock Bar sponsored a fundraiser for our department.  The event was well attended and was a successful fundraiser for our department.  Thanks to the Jetty Dock Bar for sponsoring the event and to all the people that came out and supported our department.  

   


 

MVC WITH FLYOUT IN THE KENT NARROWS

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 15:45  At 15:45 hours we were alerted for a MVC with injuries on Rt. 18 at Kent Narrows Way South.  Rescue 2, Engine 22, and Chief 2 responded on the run with 10 Volunteers.  Units arrived to find a passenger vehicle versus bicycle.  Paramedic 10 - KIVFD accessed the single patient and aviation was requested for the transport.  Units relocated and handled the Landing Zone for MSP Trooper 6.  Lt. Tiernan was the Incident Commander.

   


 

TRUCK AND TANKER ASSIST ON ROMANCOKE HOUSE FIRE

Monday, May 19, 2014 09:30  At 09:30 hours Station 2 was alerted to assist Station 9 - Romancoke with a Working House Fire.  Station 9 was originally alerted for a smoke investigation but while en-route located a large column of smoke and requested for the Box Assignment to be filled.  Units arrived on scene to find a 1 story single family with fire showing.  Do to access issues a supply line had to be hand jacked back a very narrow dirt lane.  Units worked on scene to control the fire and cleared at 11:00 hours.  Chief 9 (Tona) was the Incident Commander.  

     



 

NEW FIRE BOAT 2 HAS ARRIVED

Thursday, May 1, 2014   After spending some time at DNR and having some graphics applied to make it look official, New Fire Boat 2 has arrived.  Our members will take the next several weeks training on Driving and being a Crew Member on the New Fire Boat.  A special Thanks goes out to Mr. Bob Wilson and Mears Point Marina for providing us with a Boat Lift for the New Fire Boat at Mears Point Marina.

   


 

MVC with Entrapment on RT 8

Tuesday, February 25, 2014  At approximately 08:00 Hours on March 25th Rescue 2 was alerted to assist Company 1 with an MVC with Entrapment. Rescue 2 and Chief 2 responded on the run and arrived behind Rescue 1 to find at two car crash with one person trapped. Rescue 2's crew assisted company 1 with stabilization while they popped a door to gain access to the victim. Company Two cleared shortly after.

     



 
 
 

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