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Fri Jun, 24 2022 @ 09:51
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Berlin

Thu Jun, 23 2022 @ 16:20
Nature: Medical Emergency
City: Berlin

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How We Respond

As a combination department, we strive to have three to four career Firefighter/Paramedics on duty, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to help supplement our volunteer members. Additionally, to accommodate your busy and varying lifestyle, our volunteers are on-call at all times – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week which enables volunteers to respond when they are available in the area of our first due.

The OPVFD is dispatched through the Worcester Central Communication Center, maintained by the Worcester County Emergency Services department at the government building in Snow Hill. Utilizing an enhanced 911 system (E-911), dispatchers alert the volunteers via Motorola pagers with voice and tone capability, as well as through Chief Mobile–a phone app that sends incident details and location information directly to our responders’ mobile devices. This app also allows two-way communications where each responder can indicate whether they are responding to the call for assistance.

Upon being dispatched, volunteers respond to one of two stations in our community, man the appropriate apparatus, and respond to the scene. Chief officers typically respond directly to the scene. Fire Police Officers respond to the appropriate intersections or incident scene to control traffic for responding apparatus.

We respond to hazardous materials spills, leaks and releases under a ‘first responder’ level of operations. This means that we investigate the hazard within the limitations of our training and capabilities and call upon the resources of a qualified HazMat Response Team as needed.

The Ocean Pines Volunteer Fire Department knows the importance of being READY to respond to any emergency that may arise. Despite limited funding, we regularly invest in the latest and greatest fire, rescue and emergency medical tools available including: EVO3 Cordless Holmatro Rescue tools, Thermal Imaging Cameras, LUCAS - Chest Compression Systems and more.

 

FIRE

EMS

2021

334

1899

2020

313

1636

2019

298

1762

 

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Fire & EMS Statistics

Fire EMS
January 36 150
Feburary 16 120
March 22 127
April 0 0
May 0 0
June 0 0
July 0 0
August 0 0
September 0 0
October 0 0
November 0 0
December 0 0
Fire EMS
2022 74 397
2021 334 1899
2020 313 1636
2019 298 1762