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2016 Stats
Fire EMS
Jan 679 1169
Feb 516 1178
Mar 692 1357
Apr 696 1227
May 592 1254
Jun 693 1175
Jul 705 1303
Aug 669 1319
Sep 713 1278
Oct 660 1265

2015 Stats
Fire EMS
Jan 612 1218
Feb 703 1078
Mar 678 1238
Apr 712 1181
May 744 1311
Jun 785 1227
Jul 609 1292
Aug 752 1263
Sep 634 1221
Oct 736 1151
Nov 711 1144
Dec 626 1190
Total 8302 14514

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 05

Good day everyone, it's that time of year again to offer assistance to our residents in need of a "Holiday Meal" at Christmas. Just like last year a cardboard box will be placed inside your community fire station or rescue squad to fill with can foods and non-perishable foods during the Christmas Holiday Season December 5th thru December 21st. TOGETHER; WE CAN MAKE A DIFFERENCE!!

A flyer is attached ... (Full Story & Photos)

MD Independent News Story December 2, 2016

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 02

Very Proud of Corporal LaFontant and we thank Chief Stevens for his commitment and support of our 21 years of program service!!... (Full Story & Photos)

Put Christmas Tree Safety at the TOP of Your List This Season

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 28

In this special report, Sher Grogg talks about how she lost her brother, sister-in-law, and their four grandchildren in a devastating Christmas tree fire in 2015. Sher offers tips so that other families do not have to experience this tragedy. Citizens are reminded to download the flyer attached, read it to your entire family how to maintain proper tree safety and anyone with questions or concerns ... (Full Story)

Executive Development Seminar at MFRI Headquarters

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 27

Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute University of Maryland Presents

An Executive Development Seminar Leadership Exemplified…Combating the Normalization of Deviance

Presentation: This presentation will focus on the phenomenon known as the "Normalization of Deviance" and how we as a fire service are surrounded at all times. This topic is similar to situational awareness but highlights all aspects of ... (Full Story & Photos)

"From Xbox to Box Alarm" will be presented in Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 24

The MSFA Recruitment & Retention Committee as part of the MSFA/MFCA SAFER Grant is please to be able to present "From XBox to the Box Alarm" by Deputy Fire Coordinator Tiger Schmittendorf, Erie County (NY) Department of Emergency Services, on Sunday January 22, 2017 at 9:00 AM, at the Huntingtown Volunteer Fire Department, 4030 Old Town Road; Huntingtown MD, 20639.

This interactive discussion will ... (Full Story & Photos)

Save the Date - Beyond Hoses and Helmets & From the Xbox to the Box Alarm - March 31 - April 2, 2017

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 24

The MSFA Recruitment and Retention & Training Committees, in partnership with the Fire Chief's Associations Training Committee is pleased to present:

Beyond Hoses and Helmets
Strategy and Tactics of Leading a Volunteer or Combination Fire/Rescue Organization

The class is designed to assist administrative and operational leadership of volunteer fire departments in becoming more proficient in operating ... (Full Story & Photos)

Secretary Board of Fire Rescue Honored

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 21

At the Monthly Board of Fire Rescue Commission Meeting on October 20th the commission honored Debbie Green (Closer) for her outstanding dedication and commitment as the Board's Secretary for the last 10 Years. Congratulations to Debbie for "A Job Well Done" and best wishes on her future endeavors. ... (Full Story & Photos)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 14

In the aftermath of “Hurricane Matthew” The Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS has reached out to the Volunteer Fire Department in the City of Lumberton, North Carolina to see what immediate assistance we can offer to help them get back on their feet. The Lumberton Fire Chief is asking for any help with providing bottled water and/or hand sanitizer would be greatly appreciated.

Currently the entire ... (Full Story)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 30


8-Year-Old Maryland Girl Saves Mother's Life by Calling 911

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 28

An 8-year-old girl is being hailed as a hero for calling 911 after she recognized that her mother was having a stroke.
A'nasia Clayton was home with her mother in Charles County, Maryland, when she saw that one half of her mom's face had gone slack. She quickly called 911 and described the situation to the dispatcher.

"I'm in the house with my mom and I think she's having a stroke now," A'nasia tells ... (Full Story)

Awesome Work by CCSO and Waldorf VFD/EMS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 20

This is the type of teamwork that happens to frequently yet rarely gets the media's attention. CCSO and MSP did remarkable, heroic work in removing the infants and driver from the burning vehicle. The firefighters cutting trees to access the car, extinguishing the fire, and simultaneously using the "jaws of life" to extricate the trapped occupant from the vehicle, undoubtedly saved that person's life. ... (Full Story)

MSFA SAFER Grant Tuition Reimbursement Incentive Program

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 26

Maryland State Firemen's Association Policies and Procedures Tuition Reimbursement Incentive Program
Effective Date: June 18,2016

It shall be the policy of the Maryland State Firemen's Association to maximize the retention of qualified active volunteer fire and rescue personnel through the use of a SAFER funded College Tuition Reimbursement Program for any member or a member's immediate ... (Full Story)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 17

Through the 2016 to 2017 Year, the Maryland State Firemen's Association is celebrating it's 125th year of service to the Emergency Services of the State of Maryland! During each of the Executive Committee Meeting weekends there will be special activities that we would like to invite you to take part in. For a full list of these Activities and the schedule around them, please see our MSFA Website @ ... (Full Story)


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