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STATION 2
215 Lock Street
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
410-885-5951 

STATION 12
2 Charles Wharton Drive
Chesapeake City, MD 21915
410-885-5008

 

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On March 16, 1911, about midnight, the people of Chesapeake City were called from their homes by a fire alarm.  The town at this time did not have any Fire Company and the town residents had to use buckets in order to stop the fire.  The fire was located on Canal Street.  The men with their buckets were doing all they could to put an end to the blaze but it had too much of a head start.

 
The steamer PENN was going through the Canal, seeing the blaze stopped to help and with their help were able to save some buildings, but not before the fire destroyed three buildings.  This was a great loss to the owners of the houses as well as for the people living in them.

 
The people of the town hastened to organize a Fire Company.  A meeting was held on April 1, 1911 in a building owned by Mr. Reed.  At this meeting they decided to ask each taxpayer in town to pay a certain amount towards the starting of a Fire Company.

 


 


 

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On March 30, 2014, at 12:39, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an engine and tanker assist to Station 3 for a garage fire on Frenchtown Road.  

Engine 2 responded with a crew of three, including Driver/Chief John Loveless Sr., Officer/Firefighter Chris Green and Firefighter Kevin Sinclair.  Tanker 2 responded with Driver/Firefighter Terry Ferguson.  Taker 12 also made the response with Driver/Firefighter Ed Long, Officer/Deputy Chief 2 Tommy Morris, Assistant Chief 12 Jeff Ritter, and Captain 12 Don Burch.  Firefighter Matt Coffin and Firefighter Rob Ford responded to the scene.  (Photo courtesy of Wendy Veasey)


On March 26, 2014, at 19:33, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a structure fire/report of smoke coming from the sawmill behind the Post Office on Basil Avenue.   

Deputy Chief 2 Tommy Morris responded to the scene.  Tanker 12 responded with a crew of two, including Driver/Assistant 12 Jeff Ritter and Officer/Lieutenant 12 Justin Boucher.  Brush 2 responded with a crew of three, including Driver/Firefighter Matt Coffin, Officer/Firefighter Rob Ford, and Firefighter Robbie Bennett.  Ambulance 292 responded with a crew of three, including Driver/Firefighter Matt Forester, Officer/Firefighter Katie Sinclair, and Firefighter Zach Timchula.


 

On March 26, 2014, at approximately 10:30, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an MVA involving an overturned tractor trailer at the intersection of 213 and Locust Point Road/Williams Road in the area of Bakers Restaurant and Brantwood Liquors. 

 

Chief John Loveless Sr. responded to the scene.  Rescue 2 responded with a crew of two, including Driver/Captain 2-1 Randy McLennan and Officer/Assistant 2 Scott Bolton.  Ambulance 292 responded from Union Hospital with Driver/Assistant 12 Jeff Ritter.  Several members responded to the scene, including Firefighter Matt Coffin, Firefighter Rob Ford, Firefighter Katie Sinclair, and Firefighter Joe Tipton.  Ambulance 393 assisted on the scene.  Cecil County Hazmat Team also made the response. 

 


 

  On March 20, 2014, at 10:44, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a structure fire in Elkton at Burger King.  Engine 2 made the response.  

 

 


 

 

On March 15, 2014, members of Stations 2/12 enrolled in the Hazmat Operations class participated in practical exercises, including donning Level B suits, under the direction of MFRI instructors Ray Ryan and George Hollenbaugh.


On March 15, 2014, Chief John Loveless Sr helped Probationary Member Dan Demers practice tying knots for the Firefighter I class.


 

On March 11, 2014, at 16:50, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted to assist Station 3 with a brush fire.

Brush 12 responded with a crew of 4, including Driver Matt Coffin, Officer/Assistant Chief 12 Jeff Ritter, Firefighter Joe Tipton and Firefighter Rob Ford.


 

On March 9, 2014, members of Stations 2/12 and Station 9 participated in company level training on RIT/PAR under the instruction of Chief John Loveless Sr.   

        

    

 


 

 On March 5, 2014, Engine 12 participated in training at MFRI NERTC with the Cecil County School of Technology's Fire Science Program.  The crew on Engine 12 included Driver/Assistant Chief 12 Jeff Ritter and Firefighter Brett Wyatt. 

 


  On March 1, 2014, at 21:15, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a structure fire in Elkton on Sage Court.

Engine 2 responded with a crew of four, including Driver/Chief John Loveless Sr., Officer/Captain 2 Terry McCracken, Firefighter Kevin Sinclair and Firefighter Brett Wyatt.  Ambulance 291 also made the response with Driver/Captain 2-1 Randy McLennan and Firefighter Terry Ferguson.  


  

  


 House Fire Woodside Drive

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Father and son, Terry and Ryan Ferguson

at the controlled burn in Cecilton.


 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 



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Sun. Mar 30th 2014

On March 30, 2014, at 12:39, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an engine and tanker assist to Station 3 for a garage fire on Frenchtown Road.   Engine 2 responded with a crew of three, including Driver/Chief John Loveless Sr., Officer/Firefighter Chris Gre...

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Wed. Mar 26th 2014

On March 26, 2014, at approximately 10:30, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an MVA involving an overturned tractor trailer at the intersection of 213 and Locust Point Road/Williams Road in the area of Bakers Restaurant and Brantwood Liquors.    Chief John Lov...

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Wed. Mar 26th 2014

On March 26, 2014, at 19:33, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a structure fire/report of smoke coming from the sawmill behind the Post Office on Basil Avenue.    Deputy Chief 2 Tommy Morris responded to the scene.  Tanker 12 responded with a...

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Tue. Mar 11th 2014

On the evening of March 11, 2014, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a brush fire on Elk Forest Road.  Chief 2 John Loveless Sr. responded to the scene.  Brush 2 responded with a crew of 2, including Driver Matt Forester and Officer/Lieutenant 2 Alec McLennan...

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Tue. Mar 11th 2014

On March 11, 2014, at 16:50, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted to assist Station 3 with a brush fire.  Brush 12 responded with a crew of 4, including Driver Matt Coffin, Officer/Assistant Chief 12 Jeff Ritter, Firefighter Joe Tipton and Firefighter Rob Ford.

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Recent Calls
Sun. Mar 30th 2014
Garage Fire on Frenchtown Road with Engine and Tanker Assist for Station 3

On March 30, 2014, at 12:39, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an engine and tanker assist to...

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Wed. Mar 26th 2014
MVA Involving Overturned Tractor Trailer Versus Minivan

On March 26, 2014, at approximately 10:30, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for an MVA involving an o...

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Wed. Mar 26th 2014
Structure Fire/Report of Smoke

On March 26, 2014, at 19:33, Volunteer Fire Company #1 of Chesapeake City was alerted for a structure fire/report of smo...

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