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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 05

All Chiefs and Presidents from Chief Edwards:

On Wednesday, October 7th we will be having the first County Safety Officer meeting at 1900 at the training center. Please encourage all department safety officers to attend. I am resurrecting the safety committee and hope to move that group ahead in the next few months. I am hoping to take that group in a different direction than the previous committee. ... (Full Story)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 05

Message form Chairman Edwards:

The executive committee meeting will be held at Station 1 at 1900 hours on Tuesday evening. President Gilroy will be running it for me since I have a mandatory class that evening. Reminder all companies both Fire and Ems that their annual financial reports are due that evening to Bill Deer and Lynn in my absence. The two county reports are due to Jackie Garland immediately. ... (Full Story)

Joaquin Upgraded to Hurricane This Morning

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 30

Joaquin was upgraded to Hurricane as of 8:00 AM today

There is still uncertainty of the track but the path will be more clear over the next 36 hours. Joaquin is several hundred miles east of the Bahamas. The storm is expected to move closer to the Mid Atlantic over the next several days. If it does impact us, a period of time between late Friday through Monday is most likely.

Storm Surge and ... (Full Story & Photos)

911 Remembrance Event a Great Success!!!

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 12

Want to thank all first responders who attended the 911 Remembrance Event last night at Regency Stadium including Waldorf Chief Jenkins, County Chief Kaufmann and Tommy Howes from Calvert County for throwing out the first pitch. Commissioner President Murphy, thank you for your willingness to take time out of your busy schedule to join us as well. Thank you Courtney, Patrick Day and stadium staff ... (Full Story)

Threats Reported by Texas Emergency Responders

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 04

The threat against law enforcement officers in Texas has now apparently spread to emergency personnel.

Several threatening incidents reported this week are under investigation.

On Thursday, a Houston fire captain stopped in his vehicle at a red light reported hearing a man in the back seat of an adjacent car tell someone: “t’s not a cop.” according to KHOU.

In an apparent unrelated incident the ... (Full Story)

911 Remembrance Event at Regency Stadium

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 04

The Southern Maryland Blue Crabs are hosting a "911 Event of Remembrance and Celebration" at the Regency Furniture Stadium on 9/11/15 and has invited all volunteer fire and EMS departments from St. Mary's, Calvert, and Charles Counties.

All Fire/EMS personnel and immediate family members will be provided with FREE ticket vouchers to this event.

I will be making contact with each department to make ... (Full Story & Photos)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 31

I wanted to personally invite you and your respective department to join us on Friday, September 11, as we honor heroes like yourselves who courageously keep our communities safe everyday. All Fire, Police, and EMS personnel will receive a free sandwich as a small token of our appreciation for everything you do, beginning at 11am and continuing until we close that evening at 10pm. Please note that ... (Full Story & Photos)

Hole Sponsors/Golf Tournament for National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 27

Message from President Gilroy:

SMVFA has been asked to host a fund raiser for the National Fallen Firefighter's Foundation (NFFF) in Southern Maryland. The tournament will be held on September 23, 2015 at Wicomico Shores Gold Course, Budds Creek. Registration deadline is September 11, 2015. We are in need of Hole Sponsors as well as other Sponsors to help off set costs so more monies can be given ... (Full Story & Photos)

MFCA and MSFA - Leadership, Recruitment, Retention and Safety Training

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 24

To All Fire Service: Presidents, Chiefs, Officers, Fire Chaplains and Emergency Service Members and Associates

The Maryland Fire Chiefs and the Maryland State Firemen's Will be holding Leadership, Recruitment, Retention and Safety Training in Western Maryland Starting on September 24 - 26, 2015

Please review and post the attachments in your stations and send them out to your members and your email ... (Full Story)

"Barn On Fire" Shook Amish Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 24

A Waldorf firefighter received a minor injury after an electrical malfunction inside an Amish cabinetry barn at 9035 Glock Place in Charlotte Hall caused a fire and then an explosion Tuesday afternoon, destroying the barn. It was the second fire in as many days in the Amish community.

On Monday, a fire at 10195 Fairhaven Road in Charlotte Hall burned a home belonging to an Amish family.

According ... (Full Story)

Monster Mile and NFFF Team Up Again to Support Families of Fallen Firefighters

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 06

Hospitality Ticket Package for September 30 "AAA 400" to Raise Money for the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation

As has become tradition during the fall race weekend at Dover International Speedway, both the Monster Mile and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation (NFFF) will again join forces to raise funds for the survivors of fallen firefighters.

The partnership between the Monster Mile ... (Full Story & Photos)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 04

On August 4, 2015, volunteer fire departments from Charles County assisted by mutual aid units from PG County responded to a reported house on fire across from 2301 Kanegis Drive. After a 911 call to the communication center and the 1:27 A.M. dispatch; units arrived quickly and found fire on the first and second floors through out. Companies made an excellent stop on this well advanced fire. Searches ... (Full Story & Photos)

Maryland Fire Chief's is seeking to hire one part-time Project Coordinator

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 04

The MFCA is seeking to hire one part-time person to help develop and implement a strategic plan that will enable our association and its member companies to meet the goals of the MSFA/MFCA SAFER grant. We intend to hire a part-time (estimated 15-20 hours per week) Project Coordinator to work with the MFCA committees in identifying projects that meet the goals of the SAFER program required for the ... (Full Story & Photos)


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