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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
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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Free Training - Human Trafficking Awareness

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 16

On Thursday, January 18, 2018, from 7 - 9 p.m., the CCSO, the Department of Homeland Security, and Shared Hope International will be hosting a Human Trafficking Awareness Forum at the Hilton Garden Inn - Waldorf, 10385 O'Donnell Place, Waldorf, MD 20603. Jessa Dillow Crisp, a survivor of human trafficking, will present her experience, and Ray Mollers of the Department of Homeland Security's Blue Campaign, ... (Full Story)

EMS 2018 Winterfest Conference

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 10

"Talbot County Winterfest Committee is pleased to share the Winterfest Conference 2018 brochure with all EMS, Fire and Rescue professionals across Maryland. The attached brochure includes conference and pre-conference information, hotel and directions to the NEW location in Easton, and registration forms. Please come join us for the 21st Annual Winterfest Conference"... (Full Story)

No Caption Charles County Volunteers Respond to Numerous Chimney Fires

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, January 07

As the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments work each and everyday providing the very best service delivery to our citizens, we have responded to numerous "chimney fires" in wood stoves and/or chimney flues. We ask everyone to use extreme caution in "overloading" your chimney with pellets/wood as this fire load could and has begun fires throughout the county. In addition to the potential ... (Full Story & Photos)

Indian Head Volunteer Fire and EMS Department Announce Passing of Auxiliary Member

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 23

It is with great sadness and a heavy heart that the Officers and members of the Indian Head Vol. Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. and the Auxiliary announce the passing of Auxiliary Past President Mary Lee Smith. Mary Lee lost her hard fought battle with cancer on Thursday, December 21 at 4:50 PM at home surrounded by her family. Mary lee served as part of the auxiliary for 32 years and was the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments Support Christmas Connection

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 22

Once again the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments have stepped up to assist our "senior population" in our county by partnering with the Department of Community Services in the "Adopt-a-Senior" Program. Our departments have purchased holiday meals for over 50 seniors, arranged baskets for delivery to these seniors throughout this weekend. Pictured is High School Cadet Bethany Dearing, ... (Full Story & Photos)

Opioid Management | Case Study Discussion

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 18

Please review the Department of Emergency Medical Services panel discussion on the Opioid Pandemic in Charles County... (Full Story)

Newburg VRS&FD Announce Passing of Chaplain John Henry Thomas (UPDATE)

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 12

It is with heavy hearts that our department announces the passing of Life Member, Past Vice President, and Past Chaplain John Henry Thomas (pictured middle). John Henry has faithfully served our department for 28 years, holding many positions as previously listed, in addition to being a Board of Directors member, serving as the Charles County Association of EMS Chaplain, and has received many awards, ... (Full Story)

Structure Fire in the Pinefield Community of Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 07

At 3:30 this afternoon, Waldorf Volunteers and surrounding departments responded to a "reported house fire" on Lucy Drive in Pinefield. E32 arrived/reported a detached shed to rear of the address. E32/T3 put the fire out in minutes, Command (PG B7) holding Co.3. No injuries! Fire Marshal's Office on scene to investigate..... (Full Story & Photos)

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Flash Max's Christmas/Holiday Home Fire Safety Message

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 04

Special Thanks to "Flash Max" our "Super Hero" helping our volunteer fire/EMS departments spread the word about "Staying Safe" during the holiday season..... (Full Story)

New Smoke Alarm Law Reminder

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

A new state law aimed at reducing home fire deaths went into effect on July 1, 2013. It requires replacement of any battery-only operated smoke alarm that is more than 10 years old with a unit powered by a 10-year sealed-in battery having a “Hush” button feature – ultimately affecting more than 800,000 Maryland homes with battery- only operated smoke alarms. The effective date for this requirement ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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)

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

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 05



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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