Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
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No Caption FLU SHOTS AVAILABLE THROUGH OCTOBER/NOVEMBER

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 01

Attached is the department schedule for Flu shots. Please post/spread to your members, and let Jenny or County EMS Chief Spalding
know if you have any questions.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Encourage ALL Residents to Become CPR Certified

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 25

MIEMSS is producing an online training program for emergency medical dispatchers (EMDs) to assist callers dealing with a cardiac arrest patient. This preview gives an overview of the instructional program and highlights the importance of the “High Performance CPR" and the 9-1-1 Call-Taker” educational modules that will be available in the near future.... (Full Story)


 
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Close Before You Doze - See the Dramatic Difference a Door Can Make

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 25

In a house fire, are you safer sleeping with your bedroom doors open or closed? See the dramatic, life-saving difference a door can make.

Flash Max 911 the Fire Safety Superhero and the La Plata Volunteer Fire Department team up in this heart-pounding video to 'slam home' the life-saving message of closing bedroom doors to slow the spread of fire, heat and smoke in a home fire. Flash Max also explains ... (Full Story)


 
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Northside Fire/EMS Departments Respond to Worker Trapped Under a Bobcat

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 23

This afternoon, just before 2:00 P.M. Waldorf Company #12 Volunteers, Bryans Road Volunteers, and Department of Emergency Services Paramedics responded to a reported "Male Trapped Under a Bobcat Excavating Machine". Units arrived to confirmed a male trapped under the machine, stabilization of the equipment proceeded immediately while Paramedics evaluated the patient. Advanced life support measures ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 19

MFRI - Southern MD Regional Training Center - 10375 Audie Lane, LaPlata MD 2646

Sunday, October 13, 2019

11:00 AM to 4:00 PM... (Full Story & Photos)

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SMRTC Offering HAZ MAT Incident Commander Class

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 17

HazMat Incident Commander HM-221-S005-2020

Instructional Hours: 18.00

Course Objective: To provide students with the knowledge, skills and abilities to assume responsibility and make decisions relating to the management of a hazardous materials incident. Upon completion, students will be able to analyze a hazardous materials incident, develop an incident action plan, develop an effective NIMS/ICS ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Waldorf Volunteer Fire/EMS and Area Law Enforcement Were Honored During 9/11 Ceremony

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 11

Today at noon, Mission BBQ in Waldorf held a 9/11 Ceremony honoring all those persons from the September 11, 2001 event now 18 years ago. Waldorf Volunteers provided the "ladder arch" for the ceremony and were on hand in large numbers. The managers and staff from Mission BBQ offered a few words surrounding the 9/11 event and thanked all fire, EMS, law enforcement and military across the country for ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Serious Auto Accident with Roll-over Sends 5 People to the Trauma Centers

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 04

Just before noon today, Charles County 911 Center began receiving numerous calls reporting a single car accident in the 8900 blk Port Tobacco Road involving a Chev S-10 style vehicle with multiple patients being thrown from the vehicle. Chief 11B (Tackish) arrived, established "command" , requesting a medivac transport for a mid 30's male. As Fire/EMS units arrived to evaluate all persons involved, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteer Fire and EMS Come Out In Large Numbers Throughout Charles County

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 09

On Tuesday, August 5, Maryland's Lieutenant Governor, Boyd Rutherford, Charles County elected officials and our volunteer departments participated in National Night Out. On behalf of the fire and EMS association leadership, we thank every department that came out in their community to share in the partnership across our county. Thank you all for your commitment and dedication to serve!... (Full Story & Photos)

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U.S. Senator Van Hollen Comes To Waldorf

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 02

On July 26th U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen took the time to stop into Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department #3 to visit with the volunteer fire/EMS leadership and volunteer members from around Charles County. He listened very intensely as Chief Ben Jenkins and Attorney Sue Greer offered a brief overview of the operation and history of his department. Questions were asked about retention incentives for ... (Full Story & Photos)

Group picture of some of the volunteers in attendance along with State Senator Ellis in the middle
Group picture of some of the volunteers in attendance along with State Senator Ellis in the middle

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No Caption Volunteers Called For A Vehicle Accident with Entrapment

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 13

Just after noon today, Volunteers from Waldorf, Hughesville, La Plata and Department of Emergency Services responded to a "one car accident with entrapment". HVFD Chief 2 (Herbert) arrived just after dispatch and reported a vehicle with subject inside and "live power lines" on the vehicle. WVFD Chief 3 (Jenkins) arrived on scene, established "command" and requested to expedite SMECO who arrived in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Mission BBQ Supports Our Volunteer Fire/EMS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 13

The volunteer associations received a generous donation this morning from Mission BBQ in Waldorf. These funds will enhance our mission in continuing to provide the very best available service to the residents and visitors of Charles County. We sincerely want to thank the owners and staff for their hospitality and generosity for the fundraising event they held for the volunteers in early May. We were ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Boater in Distress on Mattawoman Creek in Indian Head

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 12

Shortly after noon today, 911 center received a call from a citizen that said "a female was hanging onto her kayak screaming for help". Engine 92, Engine 74, RE113, Boat #4, Air Boat #8, was dispatched to Slaven's Dock @108 Mattingly Ave. and Boat #20 from NDW Indian Head was dispatched to assist per Chief 8 (Hudson). Chief 9A (Higdon) arrived o/s at Slaven's, assumed command requesting all units ... (Full Story & Photos)

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