WELCOME TO THE HOME OF THE CHURCH HILL VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY, INC.
The Church Hill Volunteer Fire Company is one of nine volunteer fire departments located in Queen Anne’s County, Maryland. Station 5 located at 316 Main Street houses eight pieces of apparatus that are staffed by a 100 percent volunteer force, providing Fire, Rescue & Emergency Medical Service. Our members have prided themselves with aggressive firefighting tactics, enhanced rescue operations, quality emergency medical services and a dedication to service.
The membership of the Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department pledge our support for honorary Fire Chief Darren Leonard as he bravely continues to fight the battle with childhood cancer. Darren will undergo another procedure tomorrow.
Darren, and the rest of the Leonard family - know that your fire department family and entire community stand in support and we wish you the best of luck throughout this journey. You can follow Darren’s story on his support page Darren's Pack.
#darrenstrong #darrenspack #churchhill #cancersucks ... See MoreSee Less
OMG. Sending love and prayers. Blessings to you all.
Sending many hugs n prayers.
Lets have support from the entire fire service 🙏🙏🚒
Thank you guys SO so much!!! Your love and support means the world to our family 💕 He’s going to love this!!! ❤️
👍Top Notch! Just showed this to Darren while we are sitting in the waiting room at Hopkins. He’s was super excited to see you guys have his name on your helmets!! Thanks fellas!!! 🎗
That's my hometown fire department!!! Go rock on the Hilltop!!! Prayers for Darren!!!
Praying for Darren and all the Leonard’s. 💕🙏🏻
Thank you guys!!
This is wonderful!🤗
Please God, give our team all the skills and knowledge they will need prayers from all and we are sending to all💞💝💗💖💞💞💖
This is so thoughtful. Just what a community fire dept should do. 💙🙏💙
Church Hill is the best ❤️
Our thoughts and prayers are with Darren and the Leonard family.
Great pick for Fire Chief.
Great community to live in!
Sending prayers for a successful outcome.
We love you guys and all the support CHVFD has shown Darren throughout his journey!
Praying for the Leonard family.
Praying for him. GOD BLESS YOU ALL FOR ALL THAT YOU DO 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼
Prayers for Darren and his family...
My thoughts and prayers for a successful procedure!!!
Sending prayers brother and family
Prayers for the family
🙏🙏🙏🙏 for Darren.
Prayers to Darren and his family today
Whoops! We forgot a news post!
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1958 - Engine 56, staffed with five Church Hill Volunteers, responded to a report of a car on fire at the Rhodes’ residence. Engine 56 arrived and found the engine of a vehicle on fire after it almost struck the dwelling.
The crew stretched a line and made quick work of the fire. Engine 56 returned to quarters after getting the engine restored.
Putting out fires since 1895! ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you Vickie Quinn
Was this the Rhodes residence by CH elementary school?
Franny jester was he chief
Great pics, back in the day.
Dawn Rhodes Ventress
which Rhodes residence was this one
Oh my gosh....these photos are awesome!!
2 weeks ago
MARCH 3 - Company 5 was alerted at 15:00 for a dwelling fire with entrapment at 868 Washington Avenue in Chestertown. Engine 55, Tower Ladder 5 and Engine 52 responded with 15 members. One victim in cardiac arrest was removed by units on scene prior to our arrival.
Engine 55 split crews, with half reporting to the basement to assist with fire attack and the other half performing a secondary search on the first floor. 55’s search crew located and removed a second victim, who was turned over to EMS.
The Tower Ladder crew assisted with duties on the exterior, while the Squad crew also reported to the basement. The structure was ventilated and the scene was secured for the State Fire Marshal’s office for an investigation. Unfortunately both victims succumbed to their injuries. Company 5 members operated for just over 2 hours. ... See MoreSee Less
Always could count on the Boys from the Hill 👩🚒🚒
Thank you to those that were there. I personally know Gwen and she is a beautiful soul and will be missed greatly.
I personally want to commend everyone involved for a job well done. The outcome was unfortunate but that just means God had other plans for them. May they rest in peace
That was my friend who perished in that house..from my heart, THANK YOU, to everyone who give everything they had to save them. You are all heroes.
Thanks to you and all volunteer firefighters! You serve and help because you care! (My son is Greg Harris from Station 6 in Sudlersville.)
FEBRUARY 25 - This afternoon, Engine 52 staffed with 4 volunteers responded on Rescue Box 0701 for an MVC with entrapment on McGinnes Road at Fourth Street. Rescue Engine 7 arrived with a three car crash with one trapped. Engine 52 was directed to secured a landing zone on McGinnes Road for MSP Trooper 6, who transported two trauma patients to Shock Trauma. One additional patient was transported to a local facility. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you to all our first responders!!!
Denise Marie Illingsworth, this is what I called you about
Love you Brandi
Maryland State Police - Aviation Command
Maryland Flight Paramedics Association
Thank you first responders.
Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department added 2 new photos from February 25.
3 weeks ago
FEBRUARY 25 - Last week, local resident Breah Rockwell contacted us to inquire about pet oxygen masks. We did not have any at the time. Breah was able to coordinate the order of five masks through the non-profit Every Snout Counts. They were delivered at the beginning of our business meeting this week.
Pet oxygen masks will enable firefighters to administer high-flow oxygen to pets exposed to smoke from structure fires. The masks have been placed on the apparatus.
Every Snout Counts is a non-profit organization and we invite you to visit their page and donate to their cause. ... See MoreSee Less
I've been trying to reach out and donate kits for two years now. I've had them sitting at my house and didn't hear back. Would still love to have the conversation and provide Pet First Aid & CPR training for the station. Rescue Encore LLC will provide FREE Pet CPR certification to all Maryland responders.
Pat Rockwell - please tell Breah Thanks!
For those who are grateful for what Every Snout Counts is doing for fire departments, please read about Jerri and her husband, and how this non profit came about. Vote for this fabulous woman and her husband.
Yay Breah Hahn Rockwell!
Great job! What a great thing to do for our pets!
Kelley W Reuwer
Thank you Breah!
Awesome I need these
HAPPENING NOW: Engines 52, 55 and Chief 5 are operating with surrounding companies on a motor vehicle crash on McGinnes Road at Hybarc Farm Lane in the 0512 box.
First arriving units found a two vehicle crash with two patients ejected, one in trauma arrest. MSP Aviation is en route for the second patient. Assistant Chief Hurlock has command. Please avoid the area. ... See MoreSee Less
Chief 5 & Engine 55 are standing by tonight for Cecilton Station 1. ... See MoreSee Less
You guys were quite entertaining, but thanks again for volunteering your time so that we could all be with our family and support our brother
Thank you for responding for man power on the medical call
Thanks again for helping us out.
Volunteers from Church Hill and Centreville, QAC DES Paramedic 500 and other local citizens paid tribute to Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent this morning as her remains were escorted from Dover AFB to Arlington National Cemetery.
Senior Chief Kent was a 35 year old cryptologic technician and stationed at Fort Meade. She was killed in a suicide bombing in Syria in January. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for your service
RIP...PRAYERS TO ALL...
Let's honor our heroes!
Thank you for your service Senior Chief Kent...
A thank you to the fire departments, police, and county citizens who came out to honor one of our military, to say thank for her service.
I was a witness to this hero's honorable tribute by our countrymen and women. Thank you Soldier Kent for your service to our country! 🙏❤️
BLESS YOU ALL
Thank you for your service, may you dwell in Heaven with our Lord Jesus ❤
Thank you for your service. Rest in peace.
Nice Job CHVFD for honoring Shannon Kent.
Great showing of the community to show their respect to a hero. 😥
Awesome tribute. Nice job.
It was an amazing turnout this morning. God bless Senior Chief Kent’s family....she was well-honored this morning.
NICE Job to ALL - GLAD To See the Aerialscope back - BEAUTIFUL Rig
Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department added 3 new photos from February 13 at 5:00 AM.
1 month ago
Today, the Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department remembers two brave and courageous men who made the ultimate sacrifice to protect their community.
Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Deputy First Class Jason Schwenz and Centreville Police Officer Michael Nickerson were gunned down in Centreville 18 years ago, February 13, 2001, after responding to a noise complaint.
We ask you take a moment to think of these fallen heroes and their ultimate sacrifice to their community. ... See MoreSee Less
Was working in Centerville and remember like it was yesterday
HAPPENING NOW: Companies are operating in the 300 block of Leverage Road in the 0509 box on a fire in the basement of a 3 story dwelling. ... See MoreSee Less
Stay safe from the fire and cold weather firemen.
Praying for the safety of the fire crews!
Today is National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day. Please take a minute and thank all these men and women for their service to our communities.
The Officers and Members of the Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department would like to say a special thank you to the Queen Anne's County Sheriff's Office, Maryland State Police and Maryland Natural Resources Police, whom we work hand and hand with on a daily basis. #backtheblue ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you for all you do,God Bless The RED &BLUE!!!
THANK YOU ALL GOD BLESS
DECEMBER 24 - The Board of Directors of the Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department have approved the purchase of a new 2500 gallon Pierce Arrow XT Engine Tanker through Atlantic Emergency Solutions. The new unit will offer increased capability on fire scenes by combining an attack engine concept with the ability to have a large volume of water immediately available for suppression. Engine Tanker 5 will replace a 1999 Kenworth/4-Guys tanker.
• 67" cab w/ 10" raised roof
• DD13 525 hp Engine
• Front & Side Air Bags
• Command Zone Electrical System
• 191” Short Tanker Body (34'4" OAL)
• 10' 2' OAH
• Waterous 1500 GPM Pump
• Husky 3 Foam System
• Harrison 3.6 KW Generator
• Custom Paint & Graphics
2019 is shaping up to be an exciting time for your professional volunteers of Church Hill. We will keep you updated on the progress of the new Engine Tanker as well as the construction of our new fire station, both anticipated to be completed in late 2019! We thank our community for the continued support. ... See MoreSee Less
Looks like a really good concept. Coming from a company that has one , they really come in good when called for.
That’s great! Congratulations! I know Hilltop will put that to good use!
Selling the tanker once this is in service?
Roto Ray and Marz lights ? Where do I sign up lol
Some photos from the last couple of days of Santa's trip around our area. ... See MoreSee Less
Tonight's Santa Run locations. We will leave the firehouse at 545p.Santa will ride tonight! The skies brightened up today and will hopefully remain clear tonight for us. We will be in the area below tonight and we're look forward to seeing everyone. ... See MoreSee Less
Church Hill Volunteer Fire Department updated their profile picture.
3 months ago
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DECEMBER 7 - The 0512 box assignment was dispatched at 1102 hours for a dwelling fire at 101 Concord Road in the Chester Harbor development. Captain VanZant arrived on scene and reported a single story wood frame dwelling with smoke issuing from the front door. All occupants had exited the residence. First arriving Kent Engine 6 was directed to deploy a handline to a front bedroom where they located a well advanced fire. Engine 55 stretched a second hand line, opened up and checked for extension. Kent Tower 6 was assigned smoke removal via positive pressure ventilation. Other units on the assignment were staged. Two dogs were rescued from the residence and reunited with their owner. The fire is being investigated by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Captain VanZant had Concord Road command with units operating for about 90 minutes. ... See MoreSee Less
Yes that does look like a good stop, it could have been a lot worse. The occupants probably don't realize that was a good stop. (Retired firefighter)
That was my childhood home. Kinda sad to see it in this state.
Great knock and scene preservation. Good job to all.
Looks like a good stop to me boys. Good job!
Thank u for ur service
Bless you all
Thank you for being there and rescuing the dogs. So sad to see this during the holidays.
HAPPENING NOW: Companies are operating on a house fire in the 100 block of Concord Road in Chester Harbor. First arriving crews found a bedroom on fire. ... See MoreSee Less
Please share with your family and friends.Good News! We spoke to Santa Claus today and we were able to pull him away for three nights from supervising all of the elves making toys and getting gifts ready for the big day. In an effort to allow our members more time to be with family and friends during the holiday, we have condensed our schedule down to three days instead of four. With that, our times on the third day are different.
Please take a look at the flyer for the developments/neighborhoods we will be visiting and the corresponding times. The developments/neighborhoods are listed in the order in which we will visit them.
We will be using Glympse again this year to help you track Santa's trek through our area. Please check this page EACH night for the most up-to-date Glympse link. We will provide that approximately 30 minutes prior to leaving each night.
Santa, as usual is looking forward to seeing everyone. When you see lights and hear sirens, we are getting close to you.
As a friendly reminder, emergencies within the community and surrounding communities are a priority to us and will take precedent. If Santa's visit is ended early due to emergencies or weather, we will make every effort to have him return (possibly the next day) to spread the holiday cheer.
Thank you to everyone for your continued support and as with every year, Santa and his helpers like cookies! ... See MoreSee Less
4 months ago
DECEMBER 1 - Rescue Box 0581 was alerted this afternoon for a motor vehicle crash with rollover and entrapment on Route 301 north of the Bay Country Rest Area. Company 5, 4 and County EMS were alerted. With Engine 52 out of service, Engine 55 and Special Unit 59 responded on the run. Units arrived and found a vehicle overturned with all occupants out of the vehicle. One pediatric patient was ultimately transported to a local hospital. Lieutenant Whitby had command. ... See MoreSee Less
Thank you so much for everything 🙏🏼❤️