County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann, June 24
It is with a heavy heart that the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. announce the (non-line of duty) passing of Charter & Life Member Edward “Doc” Gwynn Mudd on Thursday, June 23rd, 2016 following a brief illness. Mr. Mudd is the grandfather of Active Member Paula Bowling.
Mr. Mudd and his family do not request a Fire Department Funeral. However, all are welcome to attend the Viewing, Funeral, ... (Full Story)
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)
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)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 01
The Center for Children is holding its 8th Annual Touch-a-Truck to be held at Thomas Stone High School, June 25, 2016 from 10:00 am until 3:00 pm. The Center for Children enjoys the opportunity to bring this family friendly event to Southern Maryland for everyone to enjoy, while also raising funds to support the vital resources the Center provides.
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 20
The MSFA Convention Committee has again partnered with MFRI, MIEMSS, MSP and Shock Trauma Center to provide educational class sessions opportunities on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday June 19-21, 2016 at the 2016 MSFA Convention.
From the Xbox to the Box Alarm: Understanding & Engaging Today's Firefighters Carbon Monoxide Awareness Command Simulation Exercise – Fire Command Simulation Exercise – EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)
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.
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 17
Shortly after 10:25 a.m. this morning units from Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding area departments were dispatched for a "Large Vehicle Personal Injury Accident" with 2 subjects trapped inside at the intersection of Marshalls Corner Road @ Crain Highway. Waldorf fire units arrived and found a solid waste tractor trailer "jack knifed" and a small vehicle with heavy damage occupied ... (Full Story & Photos)
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)
It is with a heavy heart that the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. announce the passing of EMT Roy "Braxton" Pyle III of EMS Division 12 on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016. Braxton joined our Department in July 2004 and has severed as an EMT, Driver, and Quality Assurance Officer. Braxton is also a former Member of the Glen Burnie VFD in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He was employed by the Charles ... (Full Story)
The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad regrets to announce the passing of Clarence D. Carpenter Jr. Past President and Life Member of PHVFD. Mr. Carpenter was also a Past President of the CCVFA, SMVFA, and MSFA.
Friday, May 13th 2016 2pm - 4pm 6pm-8pm with Firemans Prayers at 7pm @ Potomac Heights VFD&RS 73 Glymont Rd Indian Head, MD 20640