memorial

Name: HOWSER, Jacob A.
DOD: March 25, 2017
House: Pocomoke City
County: WORCESTER
Age: 24
Years of Service: 8

March 25,2017 At approximately 9:35 a.m. Firefighter/EMT Jacob A. Howser was traveling along Scotty Road heading to training at Wor-Wic College was he was a paramedic student..Firefighter/EMT Howser was just south of Creek Road in Snow Hill, when his vehicle left the roadway, went through a ditch, struck a tree ,and burst into flames. Jacob Howser knew, while in high school, that he wanted to be a firefighter and EMT. In 2009, while a student at Pocomoke High School, he joined the Pocomoke City Volunteer Fire Company as a cadet .Then, in 2011, after his 18th birthday and high school graduation, he joined as a full member of the Pocomoke City VFC. He also worked for Snow Hill EMS and Showell EMS for several years. Jacob was awarded his Maryland EMT-Paramedic license, posthumously. "He was a dedicated volunteer and public safety servant for all of southern Worcester County." "He was a great kid, he would do anything for you, he wanted to help the community. We were lucky to have had him as a member." Paramedic/Firefighter Jacob Andrew Howser was 24 years old and had served for 8 years


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