Seventh District Volunteer Fire Department

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2013 277
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Engine Stands By At 5K In Colton's Point

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 19

On Sunday morning a crew on Engine 52 stood by for the third annual Colton's Point Costume Capers 5k walk/run. The event was held in support of the Chopticon High School band. The race begins at St. Clement's Island Museum and proceeds up Colton Point Road to Waterloo Circle. It loops back and ended on the water front at the state pier. All runners completed the event without incident. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Members Conduct Live Fire Training In Avenue

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 18

On Saturday morning 18 volunteers participated in a live fire training exercise at an acquired structure on Oakley Road in Avenue. The homeowners contacted the department and requested the house be burned down in preparation for a new home on the property. Permits were obtained and members prepared the house for the burn.

In the weeks leading up to the burn drill, volunteers conducted several ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Units arrived to find this boat fully involved next to the marina.
Units arrived to find this boat fully involved next to the marina.

Reported Boat On Fire At Marina In Colton's Point

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 17

On Friday morning at 0940 hours, Stations 5, 1, 2, 7, Truck 1, Truck 7, Boat 5, Companies 59 and 19 were alerted to Cather Marine on Palmer Road for a boat on fire at a marina. Boat 6 and Charles Boat 6 were also added to the assignment. Units responded and were advised that a boat was on fire in the water at the marina with a burn patient.

Chief 5 arrived on the scene and located a boat on the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Prevention At Dynard Elementary School

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 10

On Friday October 10, 2014 several volunteers attended fire prevention at Dynard Elementary School. Volunteers staffed Engine 51, Squad 5 and Tanker 5 to take to the school. As units arrived a fire drill was conducted. Once students were settled back in school a large assembly was held in the cafeteria. Members provided the students with numerous lessons on fire prevention. After a short talk, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Engine 52 operating on scene of the house fire on Mill Point Road.
Engine 52 operating on scene of the house fire on Mill Point Road.

House Fire In Chaptico

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 05

Sunday morning at 0922 hours, Stations 5, 2, 1, Charles 14, 59 and 29 were alerted to a reported house fire on Mill Point Road in Chaptico. Chief 5 and Engine 52 responded a short time after dispatch. Fireboard advised the caller had smoke inside the house.

Chief 5 arrived on the scene and found a single story residence with smoke showing and established the Mill Point Command. Engine 52 dropped ... (Full Story & Photos)

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47th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 05

During the weekend of October 4th and 5th the 47th Annual Blessing of the Fleet was held on the grounds at the St. Clement's Island Museum in Colton's Point.

On Saturday the great weather brought crowds of people to see the vendors, take a tour of St. Clement's Island and watch the great fireworks show at the end of the night. A fire prevention booth was set up with games for the children to play. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire prevention booth set up at the Blessing of the Fleet.
Fire prevention booth set up at the Blessing of the Fleet.

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Wicomico River Water Rescue

Fire Chief J.A. Nelson, October 04

On Saturday afternoon while members were at the Blessing of the Fleet, a Water Rescue Box was alerted in the Wicomico River. Callers reported a sailboat had overturned with three subjects in the water. Boat 5 along with Chief 5 and Squad 5 responded from Colton's Point to the incident. Chief 5 arrived on scene at Chaptico Wharf and established the Chaptico Command. Visual contact was made with ... (Full Story & Photos)

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