Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
06/18/2018
County Chief's Meeting

06/21/2018
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

07/09/2018
CCVFA Monthly Meeting

07/30/2018
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting


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Visitors Since
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2016 Stats
Month 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 645 1256
Dec 680 1315
Total 7789 15458

2015 Stats
Month 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

2018 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 753 1452
Feb 551 1198
Mar 1127 1427
Apr 1266 750
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Important Reminder from the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments = Smoke Alarms: Why and How?

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 30

The Facts...3 out of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires occurring in homes with no smoke alarms or non-working smoke alarms.
46% of homes that had smoke alarms but they did not operate was caused from missing or dead batteries.

Where?....Smoke alarms should be placed on every level of the home, in every sleeping area, and inside of every bedroom.
Smoke ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Funeral details for the Line of Duty Death of North Beach VFD Rescue Captain Patricia A. Osburn

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 29

Funeral details for the Line of Duty Death of Rescue Captain Patricia A. Osburn are as follows:

VIEWING:
Wednesday May 30th
1400-1600 and 1900-2100
At the North Beach Volunteer Fire Department.
**Fireman’s Prayer will be during the 1900 viewing service**

8536 Bayside Road
Chesapeake Beach, MD 20732

FUNERAL SERVICES
Thursday May 31st
1100 hours at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church

8817 Chesapeake ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Drivers Please Use Extreme Caution on Area Roadway

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 16

Attention Drivers in Southern Maryland: REMINDER: as you are aware the region is currently experiencing large amounts of rain and many roads from "flash floods" are impassable. Don't take it for granted you can drive through a flooded roadway, TURN AROUND - DON'T DROWN!!... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption County Commissioners Honor EMS Week May 20-26, 2018

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 16

I had the pleasure of representing our Volunteer EMS System as the Commissioners presented a proclamation recognizing Emergency Medical Services Week from May 20-26, 2018. National Emergency Medical Services Week brings together local communities and medical personnel to publicize safety and honor the dedication of those who provide the day-to-day lifesaving services of medicine's "front line."... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tony Rose, Chief of 911 for Charles County, MD, tells the story of his daughter, Jacki

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 14

PLEASE SHARE... (Full Story)


 
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No Caption Charles County High School Cadet Program Has Openings for 2018-2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 24

Charles County High School Cadet Program has openings for next school year 2018-2019. Any junior or senior from any of our 6 high schools are eligible to attend this extraordinary opportunity with the written permission from their school counselor and parent. Please see flyer for further information.... (Full Story & Photos)

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RECRUITMENT/FIRE PREVENTION TRAILER BACK HOME

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 09

After months of strategic planning and complete inclusion our "recruitment and fire prevention trailer" is back in the county. Special thanks to Steve Winkler for hauling it back to the office. I will bring it to the fire association meeting Monday night. Thanks to everyone for their patience and support of this project....... (Full Story & Photos)

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High School Cadet Video Now LIVE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, February 25

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


 
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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)


 
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No Caption 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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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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"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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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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