Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 25
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. Whether you’re travelling or enjoying a backyard barbecue, the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Associations offer some common sense tips for a safe and healthy holiday weekend:
1. Fire Safety • When using a grill, be sure to clean it thoroughly to remove any grease or dust. Check for gas leaks. • Use the grill outside, not in a ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 22
The event scheduled for this Saturday is cancelled due to the impending weather forecast. It is "tentatively" rescheduled for June 25th at Thomas Stone High School. I will advise further upon receipt of more information, thank you to all who were willing to participate...
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 20
The MSFA Convention Committee has again partnered with MFRI, MIEMSS, MSP and Shock Trauma Center to provide educational class sessions opportunities on Sunday, Monday & Tuesday June 19-21, 2016 at the 2016 MSFA Convention.
From the Xbox to the Box Alarm: Understanding & Engaging Today's Firefighters Carbon Monoxide Awareness Command Simulation Exercise – Fire Command Simulation Exercise – EMS ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 17
Shortly after 10:25 a.m. this morning units from Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department and surrounding area departments were dispatched for a "Large Vehicle Personal Injury Accident" with 2 subjects trapped inside at the intersection of Marshalls Corner Road @ Crain Highway. Waldorf fire units arrived and found a solid waste tractor trailer "jack knifed" and a small vehicle with heavy damage occupied ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 16
The Officers of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc. want to thank all EMS providers for what you do each and every day providing the very best available emergency care to our customers; the over 150,000 citizens and visitors of Charles County. This years theme "EMS STRONG - CALLED TO CARE" is a constant reminder we answer the call each day and night because we have a ... (Full Story & Photos)
It is with a heavy heart that the Waldorf Volunteer Fire Department, Inc. announce the passing of EMT Roy "Braxton" Pyle III of EMS Division 12 on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016. Braxton joined our Department in July 2004 and has severed as an EMT, Driver, and Quality Assurance Officer. Braxton is also a former Member of the Glen Burnie VFD in Anne Arundel County, Maryland. He was employed by the Charles ... (Full Story)
The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad regrets to announce the passing of Clarence D. Carpenter Jr. Past President and Life Member of PHVFD. Mr. Carpenter was also a Past President of the CCVFA, SMVFA, and MSFA.
Friday, May 13th 2016 2pm - 4pm 6pm-8pm with Firemans Prayers at 7pm @ Potomac Heights VFD&RS 73 Glymont Rd Indian Head, MD 20640
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 26
Public Safety - Rental Dwelling Units - Carbon Monoxide Alarms reads in part:
Altering specified requirements relating to carbon monoxide alarms as the requirements apply to rental dwelling units; requiring specified rental dwelling units, on or after April 1, 2018, to have a carbon monoxide alarm installed within the dwelling outside each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms, ... (Full Story & Photos)