Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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2019 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
Jun 804 1443
Jul 728 1522
Aug 738 1443
Sep 738 1424
Oct 861 1470
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Kris Kringle Christmas Market 2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 14

Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this annual three-day event at the fairgrounds offers light displays, holiday food, handmade crafts from local artists and crafters, children activities, a cookie baking contest, shopping, music, and much more. The 2019 market runs from December 13 - 15.

The Charles County Fair Board and Christmas Market committee want to encourage locals and visitors ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteers Make Successful Water Save with Trooper 7 Assistance

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 14

Late last evening at 11:13 p.m. Charles County 911 center received a call from St. Mary's County 911 center reporting a person in the water near the Ledo's Pizza in Cobb Island. Charles County 911 immediately sent the "person in the water" assignment and 36 fire/EMS personnel to the area in Cobb Island. Units from Company #6 arrived in minutes, confirming a female has fallen in the water next to the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Regretfully Announces the Passing of Past President/Chief Jimmy Rye

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 08

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department regrets to announce the passing of another long-time member Jimmy Rye, Past Chief, Past President, Firefighter, and Life Member passed away yesterday evening after a long illness. For many decades, he served our Department and community and held numerous ranks within the Department. His fire service career touched many, and he was especially proud of Company ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 07

On November 2, 2019, the Indian Head Volunteers hosted The Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association and the Red Cross in support of "The Sound the Alarm" smoke alarm campaign. Volunteers from Indian Head and the American Red Cross went thru the Town of Indian Head from 9 AM to 2 PM door to door an installed smoke detectors. "We were able to install 87 smoke detectors in 30 homes; this was a ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District Volunteers Recognized by Community Home Owner and County Commissioners

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 06

This incident very well could have been tragic for the family involved.The forward thinking, training and commitment to our citizens on this call was truly a potential life-savings event. Congratulations to the Volunteers from Tenth District...... (Full Story & Photos)

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NFPA Pushes for RE-CERTIFICATION Requirements for ALL PRO-BOARD QUALIFICATION Standards

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 06

TIME SENSITIVE:

Everyone, this is a "call for action". The NFPA is pushing to require AL PRO-BOARD standards be changed adding "expiration dates" to your Pro-Board Certifications. This action, if passed, could be devastating to all fire department personnel weather career or volunteer. We are asking to PLEASE respond to the NFPA by following the procedure outlined in the attachment to this news ... (Full Story)


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ICS 300 and ICS 400 Coming to SMRTC in November

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 28

ICS 300 and ICS 400 will be coming to SMRTC on the following dates/times:

Please note: in the very near future these classes will have changes in their content/qualifications to take these classes. Anyone that needs these classes are strongly encouraged to sign up now prior to the changes in the next year......

November 9th, 10th, 16th

ICS-300, Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents for Operational ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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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No Caption 1st Annual Southern Maryland Antique Fire Apparatus Muster

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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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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