Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
11/27/2017
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting


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2016 Stats
Fire EMS
Jan 679 1169
Feb 516 1178
Mar 692 1357
Apr 696 1227
May 592 1254
Jun 693 1175
Jul 705 1303
Aug 669 1319
Sep 713 1278
Oct 660 1265
Nov 692 1140
Dec 714 1354
Total 8021 15019

2017 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 628 1311
Feb 555 1247
Mar 804 1299
Apr 607 1243
May 629 1326
Jun 525 1367
Jul 670 1290
Aug 767 1243
Sep 529 1299
Oct 750 1262
Nov
Dec
Total 6464 12887

2015 Stats
Fire EMS
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
Total 8302 14514





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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTY TODAY!

        

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Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations Sponsor the 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 13

The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments are proud to announce our participation in the 2017 Marine Corps Reserve Toy for Tots Campaign. Our focus will be to provide new toys for our children who are less fortunate this Christmas Holiday.

We are asking for assistance from our citizens and business owners to donate new unwrapped toys of any age group simply by dropping them off at any ... (Full Story)


 
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Charles County Volunteers Offer Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 16

The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments offer the following tips for safe Thanksgiving cooking:

1. Make sure your smoke alarms are working properly by testing them. Additionally, ensure your guests are aware of all available exits if a fire were to occur and have them meet at a designated location outside.

2. The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. Stay in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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"Playing with Fire," a documentary looking at the drug opioid/heroin epidemic in Charles County, Md.

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 05

PLEASE REVIEW THIS VIDEO AND GET SOME HELP FOR SOMEONE YOU KNOW! TOGETHER WE CAN SAVE OUR LOVED ONES... (Full Story)


 
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IRONSIDES VOLUNTEER EMS FUNDRAISER

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 04

Please Come Out and Support one our VOLUNTEER EMS Department. See flyer for complete information... (Full Story & Photos)

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Message from the State Fire Marshal Office - Important to Pass On

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 03

AERIAL LUMINARIES KNOWN AS "SKY LANTERNS" ARE PROHIBITED IN MARYLAND

PIKESVILLE, MD (November 2, 2017) The State Fire Marshal would like to remind Maryland residents and visitors that using aerial luminaries, commonly referred to as "Sky Lanterns", is prohibited throughout the State.

The Office of the State Fire Marshal regularly receives requests from the public concerning these devices, typically ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Firehouse Subs Awards More Than $36,000 Of Life-Saving Equipment To Maryland Fire Departments

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 02

Continuing its mission of supporting hometown heroes, Firehouse Subs in Severna Park recently hosted the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation’s presentation of $36,469 worth of lifesaving equipment grants to the Orchard Beach and La Plata volunteer fire departments.

The event incorporated a donation ceremony as well as live demonstrations from receiving departments, explaining the importance of ... (Full Story & Photos)

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County Fire Chief Earns Promotion NDW Indian Head FD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 19

Congratulations to County Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann, Jr. on his promotion to Captain NDW Indian Head FD. Chief Kaufmann is joined by his family during the "pinning ceremony". Our thanks to Chief Kevin Grinder for the photos... (Full Story & Photos)

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Annual Oyster and Ham Dinner & Oyster Scald

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 12

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 12 pm - 5 pm ------ All You Can Eat!
Adults $25 --- Children 6-10 $12 --- Children 5 and Under Free

Fried Oysters, Stuffed Ham, Regular Ham, Sweet Potatoes, Parsley Potatoes, Kale, Green Beans, Cole Slaw, Applesauce, Rolls

Oyster Scald Available - Bake Sale - Raffles - 50/50 - Pull Tabs... (Full Story & Photos)

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High School Cadet Video Now LIVE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 15

Click on the video icon and let us know what you think, more videos are in production... (Full Story)


 
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Maryland Deputy Fire Marshal Orientation Meetings

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 12

REMINDER:

The Deputy Fire Marshal hiring process is beginning and the orientations are mandatory to attend in order to pursue any of the open positions. You are encouraged to attend to gather the information you need to see if this profession is something you're interested in. The orientation locations are listed as follows:

Monday, Sept 11th - Easton
Tuesday, Sept 12th - Mechanicsville VFD (TONIGHT)
Thursday, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Assistance For Firefighters Grant Awarded to Cobb Island V.F.D. and EMS for New SCBA Equipment

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 08

The Cobb Island Volunteer Fire Department and EMS was notified officially today that our department has been awarded an Assistance for Firefighters Grant through FEMA in the amount of $217,715.00

The funds allocated from the Assistance to Firefighters Grant will help replace our aging Self Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) which is a mix of models spanning 14-20 years in age. Our oldest packs ... (Full Story)


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Volunteer EMT Garcia receives Cadet Class #21 Awards

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 16

Had the pleasure last night of presenting EMT Carlos Garcia with his certificate and 3rd place overall GPA from Cadet Class #21. Unfortunately he was unable to join us at the class banquet. EMS Chief Yesse assisted with the presentation.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Hughesville & Bel Alton Volunteers Dedicate Fire Trucks to Dentsville Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 29

During the next 6-8 months of the "bridge reconstruction" in Dentsville along Route 6, the Hughesville Volunteers have relocated E23 to the Dentsville EMS station and Bel Alton Volunteers have relocated Brush 10. County Volunteer leaders came together to develop this plan to increase response time in the Dentsville community during construction. This equipment will be supported/staffed by the volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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