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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

Check out the
CVFC Calendar
for all Scheduled

Meetings & Events

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Major Events

2017 Fall Round Up:  October 13th & 14th

2018 Carnival Dates:

June 29th & 30th
July 4th, 5th, 6th, & 7th
(Fireworks are scheduled for the 4th)
July 13th & 14th
July 20th & 21st
July 23rd Beachwalk
July 24th
July 25th Pony Swim Day
July 26th Auction Day
July 27th Pony Swim Back Day)
July 28th

2017 Chili Chowder Cookoff & Car Show:  September 29th
 

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Forms

Dining Hall Use Procedure

Dining Hall Use Request Form

Cook-off Application

Vendor Application

Temporary Event Permit