Sharptown VFD Opens Position for EMT-B

 

Part-time Maryland EMT/Firefighter Position

Sharptown Fire Department is accepting applications for Part time EMT-B/Firefighter/Engineer position. This position will assist with staffing the ambulance and provide BLS care when needed. Drive/Operate the fire apparatus when needed. Supplement the fire crew for staffing when needed seven days a week. These shifts will be from 07:00 to 17:00 hours. Starting salary for this position will be $14.50.
Qualifications for EMT/FF position:
-Valid Maryland EMT-B and CPR certification
-Fire Fighter 1&2 or equivalent
-Pumps or Pump Operator
-Minimum of a Maryland Non-Commercial B license (Or able to obtain within 60 days) *Must be Valid*
-Successful Background Check

Please provide the following documents with your completed application:
-Copy of Driver’s License
-Copy of EMT-B certification card and CPR card
-Copy of Fire/Pump operation training

Interested applicants may download the PDF application below, and either print it out, or fill it out and email it to jobs@sfd14.com

 

Download and fill out your application here.

SFD Open Positions for ALS Provider

 

The Sharptown Volunteer Fire Department has an open position for Firefighter/Paramedic without benefits. The qualified applicant would have to be able to fill the local “B” or “D” Shifts. Firefighter I (or equal to) and a minimum of EMT-I certification are required. Preferred “B” Class license and pumps.   Interested applicants may download the PDF application below, and either print it out, or fill it out and email it to jobs@sfd14.com

Sharptown Vol. Fire Department ALS Application

Congratulations to our newest open water divers

The Sharptown Fire Department would like to Congratulate our newest Open Water Divers.  This group completed their PADI Open Water Diver Certification this past weekend. Once they have completed the rest of their training, they will be a great addition to our current dive/rescue team.

Great Job Everyone!

 

Damian Jones

Christina Moyer

JR Shockley

Justin Shockley

Jason Tarpley

Travis White

New Divers in Training

On April 3, members of the Sharptown Vol. Fire Department training to get their Basic Scuba certification came together to get their pool checkoffs done. These skills include being able to remove and replace their mask and regulator, hand signals, Emergency Weight Belt Drop and more.  All of the students successfully completed this portion of their training and will now move on the the  next step, demonstrating their skills in an open water dive.

Sharptown Assists Laurel with 3 Alarm fire at The Rigby

On Jan 27 at approximately 7PM, Sharptown Vol. Fire Dept. was alerted to assist Laurel Fire Department with a 3 alarm fire at the Rigby Hotel. Fire crews from multiple companied from Sussex, Wicomico and Dorchester Counties were on scene all night into the morning.

MVC with Rollover and Entrapment

On Jan 20, 2022, Sharptown Fire Department was alerted for a MVC. Once on scene, crews found a delivery vehicle on its side, with one person trapped in the vehicle. Firefighters were able to remove the windshield from the vehicle to allow the driver to get out of the vehicle. The driver was transported to a local hospital.

Sharptown Bingo Cancelled

 

Due to COVID safety concerns, Sharptown Friday Night Jackpot Bingo will remain closed until at least February 4th. We are closely monitoring the situation and will reevaluate as we get nearer to the 4th. Stay safe and we hope to see you soon.  

New Ambulance B-14 In Service

On November 18th 2021, the members of the Sharptown Volunteer Fire Department placed the new Ambulance B-14 in service. This addition to the Sharptown Fire Department is the result of months of hard work and countless meetings by the new ambulance committee to make this new ambulance ready to serve Sharptown and the surrounding communities.

The new B-14 is a 2020 Ford F550 PL Custom Type I Classic Ambulance built by PL Customs from New Jersey. It features a power load stretcher system, 4 point provider safety harnesses, Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation for disinfection, and many other safety enhancements. These features are designed to improve safety of our patients and providers, and allow us to improve the service we provide for our community.

Winning Ticket Numbers for the 2021 Carnival Raffles

Below are the winning ticket numbers for the 2021 Sharptown Carnival Raffles

Ticket #0660 Beretta A400 Xtreme 12g

Ticket# 0093 Ruger AR .556

Ticket # 1013 Henry Big Boy .357/.38

Ticket # 0152 traditions Nitro .50 Blackpowder

Ticket # 0542 Ruger American .350 legend

Ticket # 1515 ATI 12g O/U

Ticket # 0460 Winchester 26 gun safe

Ticket # 1589 Artic cooler package

Ticket # 0728 for $2,000.00

Ticket # 3741 for $10,000.00

Vehicle Fire on Water St

Just after 3PM on September 4th the Sharptown Vol. Fire Department was alerted for a vehicle fire on Water St.  Within 4 minutes of dispatch, Rescue Engine 14 was on scene to extinguish the fire. The situation was place under control within minutes an no one was injured.  Engine Tanker 1402 and Fire police also responded. 

 

Property Damage Accident at the Bypass and Church St

On Thursday, June 17, just after the Company Meeting, Sharptown Fire Department received a call in to the station of a property damage accident with a lot of debris on the roadway at the intersection of Church St and the Bypass. Rescue Engine 14, Engine Tanker 14 and Ambulance A14 responded to the scene. Two patients were evaluated and did not need transport. Units were on scene for approx 30 mins. The scene was turned over to MSP.