Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
08/02/2016
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

08/06/2016
EMS Association Budget Workshop

08/08/2016
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

08/15/2016
County Chief's Meeting

08/18/2016
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

09/12/2016
CCVFA Monthly Meeting


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2016 Stats
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Jan 679 1169
Feb 516 1178
Mar 692 1357
Apr 696 1227
May 592 1254
Jun 693 1175
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2015 Stats
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Jan 612 1218
Feb 703 1078
Mar 678 1238
Apr 712 1181
May 744 1311
Jun 785 1227
Jul 609 1292
Aug 752 1263
Sep 634 1221
Oct 736 1151
Nov 711 1144
Dec 626 1190
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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

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Hughesville VFD Receives $20,275 Federal Grant for New Hose

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 29

WASHINGTON (July 28, 2016)—A $20,275 federal grant has been awarded to the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The funds will be used to replace aging hoses.

"The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. is very thankful to receive the Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Federal Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)

Cooling Centers Available During Summer Months

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 18

When the summer heat begins, it is important to stay cool and hydrated. The public buildings listed below are open during regular business hours for use by residents as cooling centers throughout the summer:

Capital Clubhouse
3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf

Richard R. Clark Senior Center
1210 Charles Street, La Plata

Nanjemoy Community Center
4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy

Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

210 Sportsmans Bonanza Tickets Available!

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 12

The Bryans Road VFD will be bringing back one heck of a great time AGAIN this year, with the 210 SPORTSMANS BONANZA!!! A chance to win a lot of great prizes!! Saturday, September 24th 2016 doors open at 3 pm. ALL food and Beverage will be provided! Grand Prize for this year will be a Polaris Sportsman 570 four-wheeler.

UNDER 18 CAN NOT buy a ticket, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, ... (Full Story & Photos)

HOUSEHOLD GRILLING SAFETY MESSAGE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 14

Your Charles County VOLUNTEER Fire Service cautions all home owners to use extreme caution while grilling this season.

Never grill on your deck, balcony or anywhere that heat from your grill could ignite the area surrounding the grill.

Three out of five households own a gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals. But it also means there’s an increased risk of home fires.

Each year an ... (Full Story & Photos)

Fire Association Awarded MSFA Fire Prevention Mini Grant

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 14

We are pleased to announce the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association was awarded a "mini grant" from the MSFA Fire Prevention Committee. This years awardees will receive (48) 10 year smoke alarms to be awarded at the state convention next Tuesday. President Gilroy and I will be on hand to accept the award on behalf of the association during that time. Other departments in our county have ... (Full Story)


NFFF: The Silent Killer: Firefighter Cancer

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 09

Firefighters and authorities who've dealt with cancer first-hand or who've watched others battle it share their stories in "The Silent Killer: Firefighter Cancer". Hear what they have to say about why cancer-prevention is so important. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hurricane Season Begins June 1: Are You Prepared?

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 19

Prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30. Hurricane hazards come in many forms: storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Take the time today to ensure you and your family are ready for all hurricane and severe storm disasters.

Watch vs. Warning: What's the Difference?
•Hurricane ... (Full Story & Photos)

"EMS STRONG - CALLED TO CARE" EMS Week May 15th thru May 21st

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 16

The Officers of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc. want to thank all EMS providers for what you do each and every day providing the very best available emergency care to our customers; the over 150,000 citizens and visitors of Charles County. This years theme "EMS STRONG - CALLED TO CARE" is a constant reminder we answer the call each day and night because we have a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteers Honored with Induction into the SMVFA Hall of Fame

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 01

Congratulations to the following volunteer members:

Ronald L. Evans - Cobb Island VFD & EMS
James Jackson - Cobb Island VFD & EMS
John "Teddy" Landstrum - Potomac Heights VFD
William "Billy" Valentine - Potomac Heights VFD


... (Full Story & Photos)

Charles County Volunteer Honored for Years of Distinguished Service

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 01

Ronald L. Evans - Cobb Island VFD - 50 years


photo will be added at a later time... (Full Story)


SB0182 and HB0849 Signed by Governor Hogan

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 26

Public Safety - Rental Dwelling Units - Carbon Monoxide Alarms reads in part:

Altering specified requirements relating to carbon monoxide alarms as the requirements apply to rental dwelling units; requiring specified rental dwelling units, on or after April 1, 2018, to have a carbon monoxide alarm installed within the dwelling outside each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms, ... (Full Story & Photos)

MSFA 2016 PUBLIC FIRE AND LIFE SAFETY EDUCATION GRANT

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 20

MSFA has a limited number of grants available again this year. Please follow all instruction to apply for the grant.

Again we are working hard for you to support your efforts in Fire Prevention. Thank you for all that everyone is doing.

This year in support of the States Community Risk Reduction Efforts our program will be focused on those efforts. The grant this year will allow you to apply and ... (Full Story & Photos)

HIGH SCHOOL CADET PROGRAM HAS IMMEDIATE OPENINGS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 14

Become a High School Cadet Today - Your Future Is In Your Hands!!... (Full Story & Photos)

 

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