Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 29
WASHINGTON (July 28, 2016)—A $20,275 federal grant has been awarded to the Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad through the federal Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program. The funds will be used to replace aging hoses.
"The Hughesville Volunteer Fire Department and Rescue Squad Inc. is very thankful to receive the Assistance to Firefighters Grant from the Federal Emergency ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 18
When the summer heat begins, it is important to stay cool and hydrated. The public buildings listed below are open during regular business hours for use by residents as cooling centers throughout the summer:
Capital Clubhouse 3033 Waldorf Market Place, Waldorf
Richard R. Clark Senior Center 1210 Charles Street, La Plata
Nanjemoy Community Center 4375 Port Tobacco Road, Nanjemoy
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 12
The Bryans Road VFD will be bringing back one heck of a great time AGAIN this year, with the 210 SPORTSMANS BONANZA!!! A chance to win a lot of great prizes!! Saturday, September 24th 2016 doors open at 3 pm. ALL food and Beverage will be provided! Grand Prize for this year will be a Polaris Sportsman 570 four-wheeler.
UNDER 18 CAN NOT buy a ticket, anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult, ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 14
We are pleased to announce the Charles County Volunteer Firemen's Association was awarded a "mini grant" from the MSFA Fire Prevention Committee. This years awardees will receive (48) 10 year smoke alarms to be awarded at the state convention next Tuesday. President Gilroy and I will be on hand to accept the award on behalf of the association during that time. Other departments in our county have ... (Full Story)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 09
Firefighters and authorities who've dealt with cancer first-hand or who've watched others battle it share their stories in "The Silent Killer: Firefighter Cancer". Hear what they have to say about why cancer-prevention is so important. ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 19
Prepare for the Atlantic hurricane season that begins June 1 and lasts until Nov. 30. Hurricane hazards come in many forms: storm surge, high winds, tornadoes, and flooding. Preparation is the best protection against the dangers of a hurricane. Take the time today to ensure you and your family are ready for all hurricane and severe storm disasters.
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 16
The Officers of the Charles County Association of Emergency Medical Services, Inc. want to thank all EMS providers for what you do each and every day providing the very best available emergency care to our customers; the over 150,000 citizens and visitors of Charles County. This years theme "EMS STRONG - CALLED TO CARE" is a constant reminder we answer the call each day and night because we have a ... (Full Story & Photos)
Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 26
Public Safety - Rental Dwelling Units - Carbon Monoxide Alarms reads in part:
Altering specified requirements relating to carbon monoxide alarms as the requirements apply to rental dwelling units; requiring specified rental dwelling units, on or after April 1, 2018, to have a carbon monoxide alarm installed within the dwelling outside each separate sleeping area in the immediate vicinity of the bedrooms, ... (Full Story & Photos)