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Ernie Pope Last Alarm



Ernest "Ernie" Pope answered his last alarm on Saturday January 15, 2011. Ernie was a lifetime member of the Fruiltand Volunteer Fire Company and will be greatly missed by all.

A short list of Ernie's contributions include:
30 years of service with Fruitland, 1972-1974 & 1983-Present.

Held various positions including:

President 2009-2010

Vice President 1973, 1999, 2004-2008

Assistant Treasurer 1985

Chief Engineer 1992-93, 1999-2002

1st Assistant Chief Engineer 1988, 1990-1991

2nd Assistant Chief Engineer 1987, 1989, 1994-1998

3rd Assistant Chief Engineer 2007-2008

Honorable Mention

1992 Fireman of the Year

Top Responder Multiple Years

Top 10 Responder Multiple Years

President Wicomico County Volunteer Firefighters Association 1992 & 2006

Vice President Wicomico County Volunteer Firefighters Association 1991

Past President of the Wicomico County Fire Police Association

Inducted into the Delmarva Firefighters Hall of Fame 2005

Certified Maryland First Responder

Committees Served

Engine Committee (Engine 301), Traffic 3, Board of Directors, Ambulance Committee, EMS, House Committee, Jackets, By-Laws, Audit, Cadet Committee, Tags, Uniforms, Membership, 100 Year Anniversary.

Delmar Fire Dept Inc.

14 Years of Service 1956-1970

Past President


Salisbury Fire Department

2 Years Career 1972-1974




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