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The Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad recently placed two new lifesaving devices in service on both front-line ambulances. The Lucas II is an automated CPR device that has grown in popularity over the last several years in the EMS industry. It ensures consistent, appropriate depth chest compressions to patients suffering cardiac arrest. While the chances [...]
The Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad held our annual banquet and installation of officers on January 16, 2016. The event was held at the American Legion outside Chestertown and was attended by many local dignitaries and fellow emergency partners. Outgoing Chief Allan Schauber, who has held the position of Chief since 2006, acted as [...]
The following article was published in the Kent County News highlighting our purchase of a new LifePak 15 cardiac monitor/defibrillator. CHESTERTOWN — First-responders here have added a state-of-the-art heart monitor/defibrillator that will pay for itself many times over in the number of lives that are saved. The Kent-Queen Anne’s Rescue Squad recently placed in service [...]
Three members utilizing Utility 81 with ATV-8 participated in a "off-road" EMS training event today in Rock Hall. Alongside personnel from other Kent County departments, members ran scenarios mimicking injured persons in wooded areas as well as injured hunters in elevated stands. This was a unique training and we would like to thank Rock Hall [...]
The Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad participated in a county-wide Ice Rescue drill in Millington's first due today. Members from various departments trained on ice rescue techniques utilizing equipment currently carried on units in the county. Several pictures via Galena Fire Company.
We would like to congratulate member Rebecca Wozniak on successfully completing her EMT-B course. We look forward to seeing you on the streets soon!
The Kent & Queen Anne's Rescue Squad once again participated in the annual Kent County Firehouse Toy Ride. This program is organized by the Rock Hall Bike Fest Committee and distributes donated toys to children in Kent County. All stations served as drop off points for toys. The KQARS is proud to support this program. [...]
The Kent and Queen Anne's Rescue Squad would like to congratulate several high school and collegiate members of our organization for graduating from the Kent County High School, Kent Island High School and Washington College, respectively. Jason Lobley and John Machen graduated from Kent County HS, Brianna Haddaway from Kent Island HS, Tad Derrick and [...]