Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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2019 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
Jun 804 1443
Jul 728 1522
Aug 738 1443
Sep 738 1424
Oct 934 1470
Nov 757 1285
Dec 695 1519

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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
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Bryans Road First Due Working Structure Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 21

At 4:44 p.m.Volunteers from Bryans Road and 7 surrounding departments answered the call for a report of the "neighbors house on fire" at 6311 Hard Bargain Circle. Within minutes E112 arrived reporting smoke showing, Chief 11 requesting "working fire" upgrade. Crews made a aggressive interior attack through the basement and back up lines through the front door. Command reporting "heavy fire" now on ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo courtesy Potomac Heights VFD
Photo courtesy Potomac Heights VFD

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No Caption Hughesville Volunteers Announce Funeral Arrangements for Life Member Harold Gardiner - USAF Veteran (Retired)

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 20

Life of Celebration @ Brinsfield Funeral Home (Charlotte Hall)

Thursday February 20th - 5 p.m. -8 p.m.

Fireman's Prayers - 7 p.m.

Mass of Christian Burial @ St. Mary's Catholic Church (Bryantown) - Friday February 21st at 11 a.m.

Graveside service with military honors - Friday February 21st - Noon

Any Question contact President James Harris 240-298-7616

James Harris
President
Hughesville Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Reported Outside Fire Brings West Side to Sweetman Road

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 18

Just after noon, Tenth District Volunteers and surrounding departments were dispatched to 4050 Sweetman Road for reported "outside fire" with possible extension to a nearby garage. Chief 8A (Danielson) arrived in minutes along with E82. Chief 8A established "Marbury Command" and requested three additional tankers for water supply. 21 volunteers along with mutual aid from NDW Company #21 battled this ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad Graduate Nine New EMT's

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 06

Congratulations and a huge shout out to Charles County Volunteer Rescue Squad's newest Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT's). The EMT course is an intense one, requiring at least 184 hours of time spent in a classroom in addition to countless additional hours outside the classroom doing book work and practicing skills. Please join us is giving kudos to these nine dedicated volunteer members, the professional ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Maryland Emergency Management Association Announces 2020 Donald Lumpkins Memorial Scholarship Program

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 06

The Maryland Emergency Management Association (MDEMA) is pleased to announce that applications are being accepted for the 2020 Donald “Doc” Lumpkins Memorial Scholarship Program. MDEMA is offering five (5) $1,000.00 scholarships for 2020. One scholarship will be awarded to a student in each of the following geographic areas:

Area I – Western Maryland (Allegany, Garrett, and Washington counties)
Area ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Fire Rescue High School Cadets Heading to SkillsUSA Competition

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 05

This Saturday, February 8th, three Fire Rescue High School Cadets from Class #24, Cadet Corporal Mitch Painter, Cadet Corporal Brenden Donias and Cadet Corporal Dylan Walker are heading to Calvert County to compete in SkillsUSA Competition against Calvert and St. Mary's County's Cadet Programs. With the assistance and training from the Potomac Heights Volunteers and the cadets parents our cadets have ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteers Receive Care Packages from Local Business

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 05

This morning we had the opportunity to receive 10 "care packages" from SERVPRO of Charles County that will be given to residents that might be relocated from their home due to an unfortunate emergency. These items tooth paste, hair brushes, coloring books, hand sanitizer, etc. and will be stored in the PIO vehicle and given out as appropriate. We thank SERVPRO for their kind gesture and look forward ... (Full Story & Photos)

Left: Jon Stroup, Owner
Right: Lauren Lancaster, Marketing Manager
Left: Jon Stroup, Owner Right: Lauren Lancaster, Marketing Manager

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No Caption Funeral Announcement for Cobb Island Volunteer Past Member Robert (Bob) Bornschein

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 28

Robert J. Bornschein, 55, of Newburg, MD, passed away Jan. 23, 2020. A celebration of life will be held at the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department on Feb. 1, 2020 at 11 am, Pastor Joe Blanton officiating.

Bob was born in New York April 24, 1964 to Robert and Elizabeth Bornschein. He graduated from Stephan Decator High School in Sigonella, Italy.

Bob held various jobs during his life including ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Vegetation Sparks Structure Fire in Bel Alton

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 27

11:05 p.m. Charles County Volunteers were dispatched to a "structure fire". Bel Alton Volunteers arrived with fire showing from side delta with extension into the attic and “went to work”! LaPlata Truck 1 arrived to assist with extension and overhaul. Waldorf E32 operated with second hand line, water supply was established, Command Chief10A (Frye) has command, requesting Fire Marshals Office, holding ... (Full Story & Photos)

This photo courtesy Bel Alton VFD upon arrival
This photo courtesy Bel Alton VFD upon arrival

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 24

Passer-by called our 911 center to report a "chimney fire" on Clearview Place in Pomfret sending La Plata, Bryans Road, Potomac Heights, Tenth District, Bel Alton, Waldorf, Indian Head, and Cobb Island EMS responding to the scene with 49 volunteers. Battalion Chief 1B arrived established command followed by E12 and T1 who made an aggressive attack from the front. Chief 1 arrived assumed command, Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Frigid Temperatures Bring Waldorf Volunteers and Surrounding Departments Responding to House Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 21

at 4:40 a.m. Charles County 911 received a call for a house on fire at Maplewood Court and Greenwood Drive in Waldorf. 42 fire and EMS members reported to the scene to find "fire showing" from the bay window area of the structure and "went to work". Command was established by Utility #3 (Schoolnick) who confirmed all occupants out safely. E31 reported "hoarder" conditions throughout and hole in the ... (Full Story & Photos)

Photo Courtesy WVFD Greg Crowe shows conditions upon arrival
Photo Courtesy WVFD Greg Crowe shows conditions upon arrival

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No Caption Afternoon Extrication Brings Fire/EMS to Leonardtown Road and Route #488

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 17

At 3:43 this afternoon Charles County Fire and EMS departments responded to a reported "auto accident with entrapment" at Route #488 and Route #5. County Fire Chief Kaufmann arrived immediately from dispatch, established "command" confirming a two vehicle accident with one pinned inside. Waldorf Squad #3 arrived, removed the door where the patient was located. BC3A (Mills) arrived with other units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Girl Scout Troop #823 Receive Badge with Training From Bryans Road Volunteers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 17

On Wednesday night January 15, 2020 Bryans Road Volunteer EMS had the pleasure of meeting with Girl Scout Troop #823 that ultimately earned the troops "first aid badge". The troop was taught the signs and symptoms of shock, hypothermia, bleeding and bandaging. It was our pleasure to support our community and the Girl Scout Troop #823, Congratulations to Bryans Road EMS and these young ladies in their ... (Full Story & Photos)

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