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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 20

All Members: In light of recent international events, some training materials are being provided to create a sense of awareness should a active shooter situation occur in our county. The links to video training materials below, as well as the attached documents, provide valuable information for survival during an active shooter incident.

Please consider sharing these materials with your members, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Benedict Volunteers Holding 2nd Annual SANTA FUN RUN 5K Fundraiser

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 19

Come on out on Saturday December 5th to support our 2nd Annual SANTA FUN RUN 5K Fundraiser while enjoying the beautiful view of the farm and the Patuxent River. As a participant, you will enjoy the pre and post-race Bon Fire and Hot Apple Cider. Come mingle before stripping down to your swimsuit, festive holiday gear or costume and hitting the farm. Dress in Holiday Flair, slap some Jingle Bells ... (Full Story)

Fire/EMS Plunge for Special Olympics

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 19

Attached is a letter from MSP Superintendent William Pallozzi announcing a new addition to the annual MSP Polar Bear Plunge to be conducted on January 29, 2016 at Sandy Point State Park. The new event is the Fire/EMS Plunge as a part of the overall event that benefits the Special Olympics of Maryland.

What a great cause, I would like to participate, let's plan to go as a group and show true pride ... (Full Story & Photos)

BUCKLE UP Maryland - Every Trip, Every Time

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 18

The Maryland "Choose Safety for Life" campaign and the National "Culture of Safety" campaign continue to target a 24 hours-a-day, around-the-clock prevention education and enforcement message. This collaborative approach has two goals-to save lives and to improve the safe driving practices of all Marylanders.

We are asking every EMS and Fire company to emphasize Occupant Protection during the November ... (Full Story & Photos)

Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program Workshop

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 05

There will be a seminar on the Fire Act Grants for next Thursday, November 12th at 1900 hours at Southern Maryland Regional Training Center.

The seminar will be presented by Wayne Colburn who has set on peer review panels for the Fire Act Grants and has a good idea of what makes a successful grant and what will cause a grant submittal be eliminated from the process.

Hope we can fill the room on ... (Full Story & Photos)

Funeral Arrangements for Guelda Farrall - Charter and Life Member Dentsville EMS & Auxiliary

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 03

It is with deep sadness that Officers of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc. inform you on the passing of Guelda Farrall mother of Treasurer, Dentsville EMS & Auxiliary and LAMSFA President Darby Byrd. Mrs. Farrall was also a member of Cobb Island EMS and Charles County Mobile Intensive Care Unit. We ask everyone to keep Darby and her family in your thoughts and prayers. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 01

VERY VALUABLE OPPORTUNITY: We need people for the pumps class that starts Thursday night (November 5) at Newburg. Please put out the word that the class needs students.... (Full Story)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 26

Your Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments want to take a moment to remind you Halloween is right around the corner, and we would like to share a few safety tips. By taking a few easy steps everyone can help make it a safe and enjoyable event. Please share this tip sheet on your department websites and families can print the sheet out to remind your children to BE SAFE!!!... (Full Story & Photos)

BOCC Recognize Charles County Volunteers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 09

On Tuesday, Oct. 6 the Charles County Commissioners recognized Oct. 4-10 as Fire Prevention Week. Home fires killed 2,755 United States residents in 2013, according to the National Fire Protection Association, and U.S. fire departments responded to 369,500 home fires. Working smoke alarms reduce the risk of death in home fires by 50 percent, and half of all home fire deaths result from fires reported ... (Full Story & Photos)

Co. 14's Annual Fire Prevention at Higdon Elementary

Member Michael Ivie, October 08

Companies 14, 10, and 6 participated in the annual fire prevention program at Dr. Higdon Elementary School in Newburg. Every year Newburg hosts the Fire prevention at Dr. Higdon Elementary school alongside our neighboring stations, the Bel Alton Vol. Fire Department and the Cobb Island Vol. Fire Department and EMS. Each year we ensure to teach the children many valuable skills such as Stop Drop and ... (Full Story & Photos)

Joaquin Upgraded to Hurricane This Morning

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 30

Joaquin was upgraded to Hurricane as of 8:00 AM today

There is still uncertainty of the track but the path will be more clear over the next 36 hours. Joaquin is several hundred miles east of the Bahamas. The storm is expected to move closer to the Mid Atlantic over the next several days. If it does impact us, a period of time between late Friday through Monday is most likely.

Storm Surge and ... (Full Story & Photos)

911 Remembrance Event a Great Success!!!

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 12

Want to thank all first responders who attended the 911 Remembrance Event last night at Regency Stadium including Waldorf Chief Jenkins, County Chief Kaufmann and Tommy Howes from Calvert County for throwing out the first pitch. Commissioner President Murphy, thank you for your willingness to take time out of your busy schedule to join us as well. Thank you Courtney, Patrick Day and stadium staff ... (Full Story)

Threats Reported by Texas Emergency Responders

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 04

The threat against law enforcement officers in Texas has now apparently spread to emergency personnel.

Several threatening incidents reported this week are under investigation.

On Thursday, a Houston fire captain stopped in his vehicle at a red light reported hearing a man in the back seat of an adjacent car tell someone: “t’s not a cop.” according to KHOU.

In an apparent unrelated incident the ... (Full Story)


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