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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

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Volunteer Fire/EMS Departments Bring Smiles to All This Christmas Season

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 14

In the past two weeks our volunteer fire/EMS departments opened their doors to accept donations from the public for Marine Corps Reserves Toys for Tots Campaign. We thank our residents for their kindness and to the hundreds of businesses that collected toys, we thank you as well. It was a pleasure for us to collect these toys that will help bring smiles to every child in our county.

Here's a few ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption FIRE SAFETY FOR THE UPCOMING THE WINTER MONTHS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 11

We thank our State Fire Marshal's Office for releasing this vital life saving information:

STATEWIDE SAFETY RELEASE (December 11, 2018) -- State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci reminds all residents of Maryland to check for fire safety where they live, work, attend classes, training and meetings. “Fire and life safety is everyone’s responsibility; by testing smoke alarms and CO detectors, keeping exits ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Winter Weather Advisory

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT EST
TONIGHT...

* WHAT...Snow expected. Total snow accumulations of 1 to 3 inches expected, with highest amounts in the southern portions of the area.

* WHERE...Charles County Maryland and Rappahannock and Southern Fauquier Counties in Virginia.

* WHEN...From 11 AM this morning to midnight EST tonight.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Plan ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 21

Drivers, your volunteer fire and EMS departments in Charles County have experienced an increase in motor vehicle accidents in the last week most being very serious. The holiday season is here, we understand everyone is in a hurry to get around our county but we remind EVERYONE to please slow down, pull over if you need to use your phone and pay particular attention to pedestrians walking near the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Funeral Arrangement for Life Member Cindy Collins

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 21

It is with a heavy heart and deep sorrow that Officers and Members of the Indian Head Vol. Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. regret to announce passing of Life Member, Past Secretary and Past Board of Director Member Cindy Collins. Cindy lost her long and hard fought battle with cancer on Thursday, November 15 at Georgetown University Hospital surrounded by her family. The department and family ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Funeral Arrangements: Charles W. Wills, Past EMS Chief

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 08

Funeral Arrangements: Charles W. Wills, EMS Committee Chairman Emeritus

Charles Wright "Charlie" Wills, 78, of Indian Head, MD, died November 6, 2018.
Father of Charles M. Wills (Shewana) and Andrea M. Wills-Hooper (Sammy); brother of Mollie Johnson;
and grandfather of Makenzie and Aidan Hooper.

Friends will be received on Wednesday, November 14, from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Mourn Another Past President and Past EMS Chief

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 06

The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. regrets to announce the passing of another department legend. Charles "Charlie" Wills passed away at 11:15 this morning. Charlie is a Past EMS Chief, Past President and Life Member of our department. Charlie has 64 years of active service to the community. Charlie also held numerous positions at the county and state level. He was ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MFCA December Leadership Training Weekend - Ocean City, MD - December 8-9, 2018

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 05

TIME IS RUNNING OUT....125 HAVE SIGNED UP.....150 WILL BE THE CUT OFF....


LEADERSHIP TRAINING WEEKEND 2018

December 8th - 08:00 to 15:00 &
December 9th - 08:00 to 12:00

Ocean City, MD
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway Ocean City, Maryland

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: If you are a leader in your department (Fire Chief, Chief Officer, Company Officer, Senior Leader or you aspire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Announce Passing of C. Danny Carpenter III

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 04

Charles County Volunteer Fire loses another "GREAT Long Serving Legend". Last evening at 8:44 p.m. surrounded by his family, C. Danny Carpenter III was called home after his heroic battle with "cancer"! The many years of distinguished service and dedication to this county, Southern Maryland, and across the State of Maryland will be missed forever. To his family, THANK YOU for sharing Danny with us.

Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Funeral Arrangements for Past Fire Chief and President Garyton (Gary) Echols, Jr. - La Plata VFD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 31

Please see attachment for all information regarding the Passing of Past Fire Chief Echols... (Full Story)


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Funeral Announcement for Bryans Road VFD Life Member Chris Hughes - UPDATE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 30

The arrangements for Life Member Chris Hughes are as follows:

Viewing at the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, 3099 Livingston Road. Bryans Road, Md. on Tuesday the 30th of October from 1700 to 2000 with Fire Department Services at 1900 hours.

Funeral Services at the Bryans Road Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad on the 31st of
October at 1100 with burial immediately ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 24

Your fire and EMS volunteers responded to 3 structure fires in two days, along with the numerous abnormal responses. A very busy day but your dedicated volunteers continue providing you the very best available service at no salary cost to you "the tax payer". It is our way if "giving back" to our communities. Come be part of this exciting opportunity, BE A VOLUNTEER TODAY!! #volunteer #pride #4free ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Department of Natural Resources - Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Announced

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 27

49 Fire Departments in 17 Counties Receive $104,099

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the 2018 Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to 49 volunteer fire departments. The projects, distributed throughout 17 counties, aim to assist volunteer fire companies and departments enhance wildland fire protection in rural areas and communities.

The Maryland Forest Service awarded $104,099 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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