Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

Meeting Announcements
07/20/2019
CCVFA Budget Distribution Workshop

07/22/2019
LOSAP Board Meeting

07/29/2019
Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting

08/10/2019
CCAEMS Budget Distribution Workshop

08/12/2019
CCAEMS Monthly Meeting


Website Visitors Today
462
Visitors Since
May 20, 2008
1,098,867

2018 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 753 1452
Feb 551 1198
Mar 1127 1427
Apr 1266 750
May 709 1423
Jun 758 1338
Jul 751 1334
Aug 781 1408
Sep 745 1417
Oct 861 1363
Nov 704 1353
Dec 668 1431

2019 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec





Hospital Status
MEIMSS Provider Login



National Weather Service Alerts for Charles County, MD

The Offical Website for:
Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association, Inc.
Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc.

VOLUNTEERS ARE NEEDED THROUGHOUT OUR COUNTY TODAY!

        

CLICK HERE to access our countywide application system.

             

Divider
House Fire in Waldorf Keeps 35 Volunteers Busy

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 11

1:20 p.m. today, 911 center received a call for a "reported house on fire" in the 1600 blk of Boarman Court in the Bannister Section of Waldorf. CCSO o/s reports "smoke showing with one female occupant with burns to her hands". E-33 with 6 volunteers reported on the scene confirming smoke and stretched a hose line into the dwelling finding a "kitchen fire". Within minutes, E-33 reports fire in out, ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Retirement Announcement From Ronnie Wright (PF1)

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 11

Everyone, my last official day will be July 16, 2019 and I just wanted to pass on to all the volunteer departments throughout the county my many thanks for the dedicated help to me over the past 30 years. Your dedication to help keep the roads passable and safe during any weather events was surely appreciated.

Thank everyone for the assistance to Charles County Public Works

Sincerely ,
Ronald Wright ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Indian Head Volunteers Announce the Passing of a Hero and Legend Porter Hamrick

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 02

The officers and members of the Indian Head Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad, Inc. sadly announce the passing of Life Member, Past Assistant Fire Chief and Past Vice President Porter Hamrick. The following is a short clip from the obituary:

He was a member of Indian Head Baptist Church where he served as an usher. Porter was a volunteer fireman most of his life, starting when he was 24. ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Funeral Announcement for Thomas "Tommy" Jenkins, President of Nanjemoy VFD

County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann Jr, June 20

Thomas (Tommy) Jenkins, 53 of Nanjemoy, Maryland passed on June 11, 2019 at Washington Hospital Center.

Tommy worked at many jobs in his life. Some of his favorites were planting, cutting and cutting tobacco for our neighbors, bailing hay, carpentry work (building houses or making things), being a dispatcher Fire/Ems center. He also loved being a volunteer fire fighter (life member). The fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
Passing of Life Member Arwin Vandergrift - Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department

County Volunteer Fire Chief Mark Kaufmann Jr, June 17

The Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department, Inc., regrets to announce the passing of Arwin Vandergrift, Past Chief, Firefighter, and Life Member after a long illness. For over 60 years, he served our Department and community and held numerous ranks within our Department. He could always be counted on to speak his mind and render assistance when needed.

Arrangements are as follows:
Visitation: July 1st ... (Full Story)


Divider
No Caption 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)

Divider
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)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption 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)

Divider
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)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption 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)

Divider
Funeral Announcement for James Rholand Hayden, Sr., Waldorf VFD Past Chief JR Hayden's Father

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 06

James Rholand Hayden, Sr., 86, of Bushwood, MD departed this life on June 2, 2019, surrounded by his loving family.

Rholand was born June 9, 1932, was a life-long resident of St. Mary’s County. He was raised on his family farm where hard work was instilled and family stuck together. Rholand met and fell in love with his best friend, and forever love, Mary Ann Hill. They were married on September ... (Full Story & Photos)

No Caption
Divider
No Caption Nanjemoy Volunteer Fire Department Announces Untimely Death of Past President McBride - UPDATE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 22

It is with heavy hearts and deepest regrets we announce the passing of life member and past president, Edward McBride. Ed passed yesterday evening surrounded by his family. Ed has been a pillar in this department for 50 plus years. He will be sorely missed. Please keep the McBride family, and his extended family here at the firehouse in your prayers. Ed, rest easy, we will take it from here.

Funeral ... (Full Story & Photos)

Divider
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)


 
Divider

 

EMS Provider Protocols
 

Your feedback is important to us!  Feel free to sign the guestbook.

 

 


FireRescue1 Top Stories

Senators: Bill on 9/11 victims fund to be voted on next week
Sens. Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer reached an agreement with Sens. Mike Lee and Rand Paul to bring up the bill with two amendments

200th FDNY member dies of 9/11-related illness
Richard Driscoll, a Vietnam veteran, retired from Engine Co. 91 in East Harlem in 2002 after serving the department for 32 years

Madison, Wis., FD crews battle power station fires
11,000 people are without power after fires at two power substations in Wisconsin's capital have knocked out the power

Mich. proposed legislation would allow first responders to administer EpiPens
Senate Bill 418, would allow departments to obtain prescriptions for, purchase and distribute EpiPens to firefighters, police with training on how to administer the drug

Boy, 9, sets up lemonade stand to raise money for cancer in honor of late father
With the help of his community, Joey Geist, 9, set up 'Joey's Juices' as a fundraising effort to beat cancer to honor his firefighter father who died earlier this year

Retired NYC firefighter dies of 9/11-related cancer
Firefighter Kevin Nolan, 58, is the 199th person to pass away from Ground Zero-related sickness

Ohio workers' comp bill stripped of first responder PTSD coverage
A bid to save PTSD coverage for first responders fell one vote short in the conference committee

Fourth suit filed against the City of Bellingham, Wash. for medical training on deceased patient
The incident resulted in a scathing investigation, which revealed the fire department had been practicing medical techniques on dead bodies for at least 25 years

GOP Sen. Rand Paul slows bill to boost 9/11 victims fund
Sen. Rand Paul questioned the bill's 70-year time frame and said any new spending should be offset by corresponding cuts

SC fire station re-opens after Capt's. Facebook post firing
The captain's termination Monday prompted the closing the station after he posted Facebook threat against protesters

Website Designed and Hosted By Content Proudly Maintained By Contact Information
Firehouse Solutions
www.FirehouseSolutions.com

The Fire and EMS Companies of
Charles County, Maryland


Emergency Dial 911
E-mail: info@ccvfireems.org
Copyright © 2019 Firehouse Solutions (A Service of Technology Reflections, Inc.)