Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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

Oct 01, 2019
CCVFA/CCAEMS Executive Meeting

Oct 14, 2019
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting

Oct 21, 2019
County Chief's Meeting

Nov 11, 2019
CCVFA 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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Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTY TODAY!

        

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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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Reminder - Workshops for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 19

As a reminder, workshops are being conducted to help prepare for the upcoming application period for the Assistance to Firefighters Grant program. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about new changes being initiated for this year's program.

September 20 Friday Southern MD Regional Training Center (SMRTC), La Plata beginning at 1900 hrs.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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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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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No Caption Tribute To All The Firefighters who risked their Lives To Save The Others on 9/11

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 09

PLEASE SHARE... (Full Story & Photos)

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Potomac Heights Regretfully Announce the Funeral Arrangements For Active Life Member Mike Wills

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 06

The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. regrets to announce the passing of
Active Life Member Charles Michael Wills.

The following arrangements have been made:

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Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc.
73 Glymont Road
Indian Head, Maryland 20640
1400-1600 and 1800-2000
Firemen's Prayers at 1900

Funeral
Thursday, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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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2019 National Capital Region 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and 5K Walk Hosted by PGFD

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 27

All, It is that time of year again – planning is well underway for the annual 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb and 5K Walk, hosted by the Prince George's County Fire / EMS Department. The event, to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation, will be held on Saturday, September 14, 2019, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor.

You can register NOW at http://events.firehero.org/nationalcapital. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 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 & 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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