Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Jan 27, 2020
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

Feb 04, 2020
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Feb 10, 2020
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

Feb 20, 2020
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Mar 09, 2020
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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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Photo Courtesy WVFD Greg Crowe shows conditions upon arrival
Photo Courtesy WVFD Greg Crowe shows conditions upon arrival

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)

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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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No Caption 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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Cobb Island Volunteers Regretfully Announce the Passing of Life Member Ernest William Kalinowsky

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 17

January 17, 2020
We regret to announce the passing of Life Member / Auxiliary Member:

Ernest William Kalinowsky
December 29, 1936 - January 13, 2020

Ernie joined the Operational side of the department in 2006, achieved his EVOC certification in 2008, and First Responder certification in 2009. Ernie joined the Auxiliary around 2008 to further support the department form both sides. He was a very ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteer Fire and EMS Community Support Makes Regional News

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 07

Please share this article as appropriate...we thank Addison Likins from the MD Independent for the very nice story and look forward to his stories in the future... (Full Story & Photos)

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Kris Kringle Christmas Market a Huge Success for Our Volunteers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 07

In mid December the Charles County Fire and EMS Association Volunteers partnered with the Southern Maryland Food Bank and Charles County Fair Board to present to the community a wonderful holiday event shared throughout and viewed by thousands. Despite the rainy Friday and Saturday, we are so happy that our citizens from across the region were in attendance and we want to pay a special thanks for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Charles County Volunteers Host Annual Banquet and Awards Ceremony

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

Friday evening January 3rd, 2020 the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association and the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services hosted their annual awards ceremony and Installation of Officers Banquet. Many gathered for a wonderful meal by the Waldorf Jay Cees and members received awards for their contributions and service to the community, associations, county, and state. It ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Special Recognition Award Presented to Tom Hutchinson

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

During the 2020 banquet President Bowie and Butch Frazier presented Tom Hutchinson (center) with an award for his efforts in Fire Prevention for the last few years. We thank Tom for his contributions to the fire prevention program and wish him well on his next endeavors.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Pictured left to right: Butch Frazier, Dave Dodson, Commissioner Gilbert Bowling, President Bowie
Pictured left to right: Butch Frazier, Dave Dodson, Commissioner Gilbert Bowling, President Bowie

50 Year Service Award for David B. Dodson of La Plata Volunteer Fire Department

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

During the 2020 Installation of Officers Banquet David B. Dodson, longtime member from the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department was recognized for 50 distinguished years service to the department and community he serves. In addition, he also received a proclamation from our county commissioners for his service...congratulations Dave, we thank you for your service and commitment to the fire and EMS associations.... (Full Story & Photos)

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2019 Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association Memorial Service Award Presented to Past Chief James R. Hayden

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

During the 2020 Joint Fire/EMS Installation of Officers Awards Banquet held Friday evening, Past Fire Chief James R. Hayden of the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department was awarded the Fire Association Service Award for his outstanding service over the years. Chief Hayden is also the Vice President for the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association and a delegate to the Southern Maryland Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

Pictured left to right: Dave Dodson, Bev Jarboe, Chief Hayden, Butch Frazier, President Bowie, Special Ops Chief Dennis Mills, Jr., Waldorf President Tom Edwards
Pictured left to right: Dave Dodson, Bev Jarboe, Chief Hayden, Butch Frazier, President Bowie, Special Ops Chief Dennis Mills, Jr., Waldorf President Tom Edwards

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Pictured left to right:
Dr. Peralta, MIEMSS District 5, Chief Lawman, Bobby Simpson, President Yates, Secretary Windsor, EMS County Chief Spalding
Pictured left to right: Dr. Peralta, MIEMSS District 5, Chief Lawman, Bobby Simpson, President Yates, Secretary Windsor, EMS County Chief Spalding

2019 Squad Member of the Year Awarded to Past EMS Deputy Chief Joellen Lawman

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 06

Cobb Island Past Deputy EMS Chief Joellen Lawman received the 2019 Dr. Henry L. Burke Memorial Service Award recognizing her for her distinguished service spanning 50 years and many accomplishments to the Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services and Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services as a delegate during the 2020 Installation of Officers Banquet on ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"Sound The Alarm" Campaign Proves Very Successful in Nanjemoy

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 04

The Southern Md. Chapter of the American Red Cross and the Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Associations rallied to "Sound the Alarm" against home fires this morning.

During today's "Sound the Alarm" event in the Nanjemoy neighborhoods, volunteer fire members and American Red Cross teams went door-to-door installing 167 free smoke alarms and helped families create home fire escape plans. We want ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Duck Hunters Stuck in the Marsh Rescued By Tenth District Volunteers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 02

Two "duck hunters" enjoying their afternoon on the Chicamuxen Creek became stuck in the mud next to their "blind". They called 911 to report their situation including their health and location where they are located at 3:00 p.m. Volunteer marine fire units from Tenth District, Nanjemoy, an ambulance from Ironsides and mutual aid from NDW Stump Neck responded the a total of 16 responders. Command ... (Full Story & Photos)

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