Posts Tagged: Virginia Fire Programs

Virginia Beach Department of EMS Accepting Applications for Paramedic Positions

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The Virginia Beach Department EMS has opened the hiring process for Paramedic positions available now. It is hoped a list can also be created to fill anticipated positions in early 2019. Please note the minimum qualifications have recently been revised. Applications are being accepted until Thursday, September 6th. Complete details and qualifications may be found here. Interviews are…

VBFD Retired Career Fire Captain Mike Mullins Runs His Last Shift At Same Fire-EMS Station Where His Daughter Volunteers

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  June 30th, 2018, marked Mike Mullins last shift as a career fire captain with the Virginia Beach Fire Department. Captain Mullins began his firefighting career as a volunteer firefighter-EMT with the Davis Corner Volunteer Fire Department-Rescue Squad-Station 2, more than 40 years ago. Captain Mullins transitioned from serving as a volunteer firefighter-EMS to a career…

New Virginia Beach Computer Aided Dispatch System Adds An Ambulance To Initial Structure Fire Assignment

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With the implementation of the new Virginia Beach Communications-Computer Aided Dispatch system, the VA Beach Department of EMS & VA Beach Fire Department decided to add an ambulance to the initial fire dispatch assignment to all structure fires in Virginia Beach. This change took place on February 27th, 2018. Previously, an ambulance was dispatched to structure fires…

Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew Appointed Virginia Beach EMS Volunteer Assistant Chief

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS announced that Ocean Park Rescue Squad Captain Nick Askew is hereby appointed to the position of  Volunteer Assistant for the Virginia Beach Department of EMS. Chief Nick Askew has served as a member of the Virginia Beach EMS system for over 12 years and has served as the Squad Commander of the…

Virginia Beach EMS New “All Terrain” Medic Cart 15 Ready to Cover Special Events

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The Virginia Beach Department of EMS recently added a fully enclosed medic cart to supplement the 4 open designed medic carts run by the volunteer rescue squads. Cart 15 has a fully enclosed patient treatment area along with the driver/attendant cab and is  air conditioned-heated. Cart 15 can travel off road on the sand as well…

Congratulations Susan Palmer-VA Beach EMS Career Paramedic

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Recently the VA Beach Department of EMS announced that Susan Palmer has been hired as a career paramedic for the City of Virginia Beach. Susan Palmer has served with the VA Beach Department of EMS for over 15 years in an administrative capacity beginning in 2001 at the EMS Training Center. In 2005, Susan transitioned to…