Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Sep 03, 2019
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

Sep 09, 2019
CCVFA Monthly Meeting

Sep 16, 2019
County Chief's Meeting

Sep 19, 2019
Board of Fire Rescue Commission

Sep 30, 2019
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

Oct 14, 2019
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

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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
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No Caption Volunteer Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement Celebrate the 5th Annual 911 Remembrance

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 15

On August 30th region Fire, EMS, and Law Enforcement will honor those who gave the ultimate sacrifice during the tragic events on September 11, 2001. We hope the public will support this event by purchasing tickets to the Southern MD Blue Crabs game beginning at 6:30 p.m. on August 30th.

Please share this flyer with all, thanks

Game Vouchers are available for all fire/EMS at the Administrative ... (Full Story & Photos)

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CHARLES COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE/EMS JOIN FORCES WITH SHERIFF’S OFFICE and GIRL SCOUTS IN NEED FOR SCHOOL SUPPLIES

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 15

NEWS RELEASE:
Your VOLUNTEER Fire and EMS Departments are running a campaign to assist elementary age students in our county that do not have a means to have a book bag or school supplies for the school year.

We are simply asking the general public to take any donated items such as backpacks, pencils, erasers, pens, highlighters, washable markers, glue sticks, scissors, binders, loose-leaf paper, ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Funeral Announcement for Past Chief David Shaw, Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 13

He proudly served as a sharpshooter in the United States Army for 2 years and was a firefighter with the Naval District Washington at the Washington Navy Yard and a volunteer firefighter, Assistant Chief, Chief, President, and life member of the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad. As a volunteer firefighter, he trained many members of both Indian Head VFD&RS and Potomac Heights ... (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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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

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)

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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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No Caption 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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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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No Caption County Volunteer EMS Chief Announces His Departure

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 11

At the bi-monthly Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services meeting on Monday June 10th, County EMS Chief Yesse announced he has been deployed to New York to continue his active duty employment with the Air Force Reserves for the next two years. Reluctantly, he will step down as our County Volunteer EMS Chief effective June 30th to re-locate to his next duty station. We wish all the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Tenth District Volunteers Rescue Two From the Potomac River

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 11

Saturday afternoon, while returning from training, Fire Boat 8 was alerted for a boat taking on water in the Potomac River near marker 47. The boat was still at the launch site and was able to get underway immediately. Fireboat 8 arrived within about 3 minutes and found a 21’ vessel actively taking on water. The two occupants were removed and placed on the Fireboat. A de-watering pump was placed in ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Paul Harvey - Fireman: A TRIBUTE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 01

still love this video, never gets old; constant reminder of the sacrifices our volunteer fire and EMS give of their families, neighbors and community. Please share as appropriate... (Full Story)


 
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Board of County Commissioners Recognize Volunteer Top Responders

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 16

This past week was "National Volunteer Week" and to honor our volunteer fire and EMS members our County Commissioners offered a proclamation and individual "certificates of appreciation" to our "top responders" for both fire and EMS. Pictured are the 1st Place Responders from each station receiving their certificates and the presentation of the proclamation from Commissioner Stewart to CCVFA President ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Every 15 Minutes Drill at Westlake and St. Charles High Schools

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 29

We thank Charles County Public Schools, Charles County Sheriff's Office, Waldorf Volunteer Fire ans EMS, and our 911 Center dispatchers for making this valuable learning tool possible. Waldorf Volunteers did a fantastic job with this event.....


Photos to follow... (Full Story & Photos)

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