Tuesday, December 29, 2015
***APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED*** Applications are now due by no later than February 1, 2016.The Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. is now accepting applications for the positions of BLS emergency medical service providers for PRN Status (Nights and Weekends Only) .Applicants must meet the following minimum qualifications.
•A current, valid license or certification from the Maryland Institute for Emergency Medical Services Systems as a EMT-Basic (EMT-B). Harford County IV Technician certification a plus.
•Must have at least three (3) years of experience in EMS pre-hospital emergency medical care including advanced and basic life support
•Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record
•Must have valid proof of certificate of completion from an emergency vehicle operator course (EVOC) that either meets or exceeds the curriculum of the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute (MFRI) – EVOC
•Must have a minimum of three (3) years driving and operating an emergency ambulance in a 911 or public safety capacity.
Qualified applicants will be contacted to complete pre-employment testing to include WRITTEN and PRACTICAL exams, consisting of a multiple choice test and a adult mega code scenario. Applicants who successfully completed the pre-employment testing will be placed on a eligibility list for hire for a period of one year. Applicants with the top scores will be given a conditional offer of employment pending the completion of a criminal background check, drug test, fit for duty physical exam.
***APPLICATION DEADLINE EXTENDED*** Applications are now due by no later than February 1, 2016.Applications should be turned in via U.S. MAIL, EMAIL, FAX, or IN PERSON
Name: Tammy Hoag - EMS Administrator
Fax: (410) 272-2887
Address: 21 N. Rogers Street, Aberdeen, MD. 21001
Photo Courtesy of BAVFC
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Just before 12:00pm today AFD was alerted to respond for the automatic alarm at 4600 Mercedes Drive in the 420 box. Shortly after the call was upgraded to a building fire with reports of sprinkler flow activation and fire in the dust collector. Companies arrived and located fire in the dust collector piping. Crews operated for approximately 1 hour before they started to clear the scene. No injuries were reported. Other companies on scene included Abingdon Fire Company Aberdeen Proving Ground Fire & Emergency Services The Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company Joppa Magnolia Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. (Official). Below is a picture during clean up stages of the incident. Courtesy of BAVFC.
Monday, December 21, 2015
Tonight before the department drill members took two families in our first due area Christmas dinners and gifts for the kids. We are beyond happy and thankful that we could make a small difference for families during the holidays. Happy Holidays everyone!
Saturday, December 19, 2015
We would like to thank all of our members and the citizens that came out for this years breakfast with Santa. It was a huge success and we were able to serve approximately 520 people this year.We would also like to give a huge thanks and special shout out to all of the local businesses who donated to help make our event a success. Hope to see everyone next year!
Monday, December 14, 2015
Last night the department held its annual election of officers. The results are listed below. Congratulations to all of the elected officers! Captain and Lieutenants will be appointed by the chief officers at a later date.Chief- Steven C Hinch Assistant Chief- Dale Budnick Sr. Battalion Chief 2-1- Josh MontagueBattalion Chief 2-2- Keith BudnickPresident- Ed BudnickVice President- Chuck GlassmanSecretary- Jeff SextonTreasurer- Fred BudnickBoard of Director 3 years- John Bender
Sunday, December 13, 2015
Members of the department completed the Maryland Fire & Rescue Institute Fire Officer 3 course over the past 10 weeks. Members attended this 60 hour course with numerous additional hours outside of class spent in which provides the members with the knowledge and skills required for the administrative and operational challenges of the fire service in the 21st century. Members that attended the class were Assistant Chief Dale Budnick Sr, Captain Brandon Collier, Captain Josh Montague, Lieutenant/B.O.D Chad Rizzuto, Secretary/FADO Jeff Sexton and FF Scott Budnick. Pictured below are these members today after their final presentations.
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Aberdeen Fire Department, Inc. will host its 2nd Annual Breakfast w/ Santa Event.
Main Station - Banquet Hall
21 N. Rogers Street
Aberdeen, MD 21001
Buffet Style Breakfast
Menu Includes: Eggs, Bacon, Sausage, Pancakes, Biscuits & Gravy, Coffee, Orange Juice, Milk and More!
$4 Kids (Age 6-12)
Free (5 and under)
You can Pre-Order Tickets by emailing email@example.com
Tickets Sales will also be available at the door
You can also order tickets online through our online store. Go To https://squareup.com/market/afdco2md
Please come and join us this Saturday for the Annual Christmas Street Craft Fair!
Come and shop with over 100 vendors for some unique gifts and you can also buy your lunch here too! Our firefighters will be serving up some delicious Pit Beef, Pit Ham and Pit Turkey. Did I mention that we will have FUNNEL CAKES TOO!
Hope to see you there!
(photo by J. D. Floyd II, Royal Blue
Sunday, November 29, 2015
Fire apparatus of Aberdeen FD in Harford County MD are seen queued up in front of the old House 1 Station before renovation on a soggy day in April of 1989 following the first of two AFD Centennial Parades held that year. (photo by J. D. Floyd II, Royal Blue Ltd. archives)
Monday, November 16, 2015
An awesome video showing the next step of recovery for a strong and courageous young man. His life was turned upside down in a car accident on 12/25/2013. The Aberdeen Fire Department responded to this vehicle accident and were able to make a difference in this young mans life. Keep up the hard work Kevin! Never give up! You know where to reach us if you ever need anything.https://youtu.be/wAn4XAlvTKE
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