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The Town of Chincoteague Emergency Medical Services(CEMS) provides twenty-four hour Advanced Life Support response to the citizens and visitors of Chincoteague Island.

CEMS has an initial service area of approximately 57 square miles of residential, business, marshland, woodland, water, and seashore.

CEMS works jointly with the members of the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Co. Rescue Squad, to provide Advanced Life Support and transportation of sick and/or injured patients.

CEMS medics work a twenty-four hour on and seventy-two hour off schedule and work out of the Chincoteague Volunteer Fire Department, Station 3, at 4028 Main Street.

CEMS also provides Emergency Medical Response to Assateague Island and assists the United States Coast Guard with Search and Rescue cases when requested.

Mutual Aid is also provided to and received from mainland communities.

Contact Us

6150 Community Drive
Chincoteague Island, Va. 23336
Station: 757-336-3138
Town Office: 757-336-6519
Fax: 757-336-1965
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Administration

Fire Fighter Brian Rush

E. Bryan Rush, NREMT-Paramedic
EMS SUPERVISOR, Emergency Management Coordinator, EMT-Instructor
Call sign: 390
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Personnel

Fire Fighter Ray Miles

A SHIFT

Benjamin "Ray" Miles, NREMT-Paramedic
EMT-Instructor, ALS Coordinator, AHA BLS Instructor
Call Sign: 392


Fire Fighter Michael Wessells

B SHIFT

Michael A. Wessells, EMT-Intermediate
Supply Officer
Call Sign: 391
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Fire Fighter Kevin Holloway

C SHIFT

Kevin T. Holloway, BA, NREMT-Paramedic
EMT-Instructor, ALS Coordinator
Call Sign: 393
AHA BLS Center Faculty
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Fire Fighter Patricia Drewer

D SHIFT

Patricia L. Drewer, NREMT-Paramedic
EMT-Instructor, ALS Coordinator, AHA BLS Instructor
Call Sign: 394
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FREQUENCIES

CEMS IS DISPATCHED ON 155.685

Community Service

Citizens and visitors can visit the station for free blood pressure and blood glucose screenings daily from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm(Dependant on crew availability). The crew members will also be happy to give a tour of the famous fire station and its equipment. Should your community group need a guest speaker on safety, health, or medical topics, please contact the supervisor to schedule such event.

Recent News

2017 SPRING ROUND UP DATES

April 7th Southern Herd starting approximately at 5:00pm

April 8th Northern Herd starting approximately at 8:00am

2017 CARNIVAL/PONY PENNING DATES

June 23rd (opening night) & June 24th

June 30th & July 1st (fireworks at 10:00pm with rain date to be announced if needed)

July 7th & July 8th

July 14th & July 15th

July 21st & July 22nd

July 24th through July 29th

Pony Penning Week 2017 Schedule

July 24th Beachwalk at Assateague (Ponies leave North Corral at 6:00am)

July 26th Pony Swim (Time to be announced)

July 27th Pony Auction at back of Carnival Grounds starting at 8:00am

July 28th Swim Back (Time to be announced)

July 29th Raffle Prizes to be given away at close of carnival that night

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