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Cadet Banquet

Monday, May 6, 2019

Welcome to the World Baby Foster!

Saturday, May 4, 2019
Welcome to the world Oliver Pierce Foster, born May 4, 2019 @ 13:02, 8lbs 5.4 oz. Congratulations Probationary Firefighter Ryan Foster and Family!

Happy May Birthdays!

Wednesday, May 1, 2019
Happy birthday to the following members with May birthdays: James Lampe, Wardie Jarvis, William Steger Jr., Kyle Tanner, Richard Mauk, Sean Goggin, Guy Talbott, Dan Wills, Tony Villani, and Kevin Knowels.

Bird Rescue

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

MCI Trailer Familiarization

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Remembering LODD Leroy J. Cropper Jr.

Sunday, April 28, 2019
Today we remember OCVFC Gold Badge Member Leroy J. Cropper Jr. who passed away in the Line of Duty, on this day in 1995. On Monday April 24, 1995, Ocean City VFC units responded to a reported hotel fire at the Plim Plaza Hotel, Second Street & Boardwalk. Units arrived to find an airconditioning unit on fire in a hotel room on the 5th floor; subsequently, firefighters ,including Captain Leroy J.Cropper,Jr., carried all neccessary ventilation and extinguishment equipment up 5 flights of stairs to the 5th floor. After the fire, Captain Cropper advised his Assistant Chief that he wasn't feeling well and was going home. His condition worsened throughout the night and on Tuesday, April 25th, he was admitted to Alantic General Hospital having suffered a major heart attack . On Thursday, April 27th, Captain Cropper was transferred to Peninsula Regional Medical Center where he was scheduled to undergo coronary artery bypass surgery. Sadly, on Friday April 28, 1995, he suffered a fatal heart attack. Captain Leroy James Cropper, Jr. was 52 years old and had served 32 years with the Department.

Vehicle Rescue Training

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

OCFD Goes Green for Earth Day 2019

Monday, April 22, 2019
The Ocean City Fire Department recently switched from styrofoam cups and plastic straws to compostable paper cups and wooden stirrers to curb the amount of plastic waste we create.

Scholarships available

Monday, April 15, 2019
The Ocean City Paramedic Foundation offers the Dr. Adkins Memorial Scholarship, $4,000 a year, https://ocpf.org/ocean-city-paramedics-scholarship/ Also, the Friends and Family of the Parsonsburg Vol. Fire Company have established the Steven E. White Scholarship, $500 a year, http://parsonsburgfire.com/page/scholarship

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