Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company

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01/02/2017 - 12/25/2017
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08/01/2017
3rd Anual National Night out

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Annual Crab Feast

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Pasadena Thanksgiving Caring and Sharing Parade

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2016 Incidents
Month AMB. ENG.
Jan 143 93
Feb 111 69
Mar 148 57
Apr 144 95
May 147 68
Jun 153 71
Jul 180 78
Aug 138 74
Sept 160 69
Oct 174 67
Nov 121 66
Dec 170 86
Total 1789 893

2017 Incidents
Month AMB. ENG. Car/Brush/Utility
Jan 153 61 10
Feb 160 66 4
Mar 161 108 22
Apr 154 79 10
May 174 76 1
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Want to be a Volunteer Firefighter

The Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company, Inc. provides Fire, Emergency Medical Services, Rescue and Fire Safety Education 365 days a year, 24 hours per day. The Fire Company was formed in 1944 and has a strong and proud history. We are always accepting applications for membership.

Positions within the Lake Shore Volunteer Fire Company

Emergency Medical Technician

Responds on medical calls as a provider on an Ambulance. Calls include anything from a headache to a major trauma from a motor vehicle collision or a fall. The following classes must be completed to achieve this rank:

Emergency Medical Technician – 163 hours

CPR/AED - 8 hours 

PEAF - 8 hours 

HazMat Operations - 24 hours   

Probationary Firefighter / Red Stripe:

Responds on a fire engine for calls which including medical and non-interior firefighting incidents. This is a very basic, entry level and limited position but it provides an opportunity to begin providing service to the community very quickly. The following classes must be completed to achieve this rank:

PERT (1st half of Firefighter I) - 57 hours

HazMat Operations - 24 hours

CPR/AED - 8 hours 

PEAF - 8 hours or (First half of Firefighter I)

Probationary Firefighter:

Responds on a fire engine for all calls including medical, this is an entry level position that permits direct hands-on firefighting including interior structural firefighting. The following classes must be completed to be promoted to the rank of Probationary Firefighter:

Firefighter I - 103 hours

HazMat Operations - 24 hours

CPR/AED - 8 hours 

PEAF - 8 hours or (First half of Firefighter I)

Firefighter I 103 hours

Firefighter I: Responds on all calls, including medical, on the engine and/or on a Basic Life Support (BLS) ambulance. Calls include medical, structure fires, motor vehicle collisions, brush fires, and many more. The following classes must be completed to be promoted to the rank of Firefighter I:

Firefighter I - 103 hours

HazMat Operations - 24 hours

CPR/AED - 8 hours 

PEAF - 8 hours or (First half of Firefighter I)

EMT - 163 hours 

Firefighter II 60 hours

A firefighter II is basically the same as a Firefighter I; however, after completion of the course, you have the chance to act in a leadership role. For this rank, only Firefighter II (60 hours) must be completed.     

Administrative Member

 An Administrative member does not take training to ride the apparatus but assists the company with administrative matters and fundraising efforts. Includes positions as Hall Managers, Fundraising Chairperson, Bingo Committee, President, Vice-President, Secretary, Treasurer, etc.  

 Associate Member (NOTE: not all companies have this category)

 An Associate member does not ride or wish to hold an office but wants to get involved. This person would assist with fundraisers and other company events as needed. Anne Arundel County Alarmers. The Alarmers respond when called to emergencies and special events to provide comfort and aid to the emergency service personnel on location. Members are involved with fundraising activates to support the unit’s operational costs. Fire Company Auxiliary (NOTE: not all companies have an auxiliary) The Auxiliaries assist the fire companies with fundraisers and support the fire company personnel.

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