Whiteford MD – Over 100 people attended the Whiteford VFC annual banquet held at the Whiteford American Legion. The event emcee was past Deputy Chief Rusty Leftwich. Several members were recognized for the past year efforts and dedication. This years highlights was the 5th. Chiefs Life Saving 50 Years of Service Awards. After the ceremony the membership enjoyed the music dance portion.A special thank you to Level VFC for standing by to allow the members enjoy the evening.Chiefs Life Saving Award On Sunday November 15 2015 at about 0025 hours Whiteford Volunteer Fire Company EMS unit was dispatched for fall patient in the 800 block of Federal Hill Rd. Street MD 21154. At 0027 hours Paramedic 6 with Foundation Paramedic Mark Hagley and A692 with Foundation EMTDriver Ben Becker WVFC Brock Flahart called en-route and arrived on location at 0029 hours. The EMS crew was met by the patients son Fredinand Buecker in the driveway. Mr. Buecker then directed the crew to the residence when he suddenly collapses in the driveway. The EMS crew immediately assessed Mr. Buecker and found he was in cardiac arrest no pulse or breathing and began CPR and advance life measures which included one 1 defibrillation to him. The crew was able to get him into the medic to continue CPR and ALS treatment and call for additional assistance. The family was unaware of the outside situation until a family member went outside to investigate the EMS crew delay. The EMS crew was able re-establish the patients breathing and began transport to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center with WVFC FFDriver Donald Galbreath now driving the medic unit.. While en-route to the hospital the patient regained consciousness and began talking to the EMS crew asking why he was in the ambulance. Upon arrival at the hospital Mr. Buecker was fully alert and talking with hospital staff. The original fall patient was transported by Jarrettsville VFC Medic 791 with non-threatening injuries to Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Chiefs Life Saving Award Foundation Paramedic Mark Hagley Foundation EMT Ben Becker Firefighter Brock Flahart Donald Galbreath.The WVFC donated 500 Check to Harford County Sheriffs Office Major William Davis for the Harford County Deputy Sheriffs Union Benevolent Fund to assist the families of Senior Deputies Mark Logdon Pat Dailey who were killed in the line of duty on February 10 2016. HarfordCecil Hall of Fame Inductee Paul Miller for 68 years of service.Years of Service Awards – Paul Miller-68 years Richard Williams-55 years James Williams-50 years. Top Fire Responders Larry Holbrook Andrew Pritt Ronnie BarbenJanet Holbrook Lance Cooper Jason Mills Joseph Davis Donald Galbreath Daniel Lemmon Chad Barben Rachel Wooden Gary Taylor Paul Miller Jeff Petty Justin Seaman John Monath James Williams Stephen Johnson Chris Shay Frank KrickState County officials honored 2015-2016 Harford Countys Junior Miss Fire Prevention Queen Kaitlyn Schueler Little Miss Fire Prevention Queen Ella Schueler for their commitment dedication in representing fire prevention safety.