Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS Association

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CCVFA Monthly Meeting

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Southern MD Volunteer Firemen's Association Meeting


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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

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Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
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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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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)

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No Caption West Side Very Busy Mid-Morning

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 12

31 volunteers from Bryans Road, Potomac Heights, La Plata, Waldorf #12 and Waldorf #3 along with mutual aid from Accokeek and NDW Indian Head made quick work of a structure fire on Lox Street in Bryans Road with fire showing from the front upon arrival of Chief 11A (McCormick) as Incident Command. Fire units made "the push" to the second floor, put the fire under control, checked for any life hazards, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)

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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)


 
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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, April 16

This past week was "National Volunteer Week" and to honor our volunteer fire and EMS members our County Commissioners offered a proclamation and individual "certificates of appreciation" to our "top responders" for both fire and EMS. Pictured are the 1st Place Responders from each station receiving their certificates and the presentation of the proclamation from Commissioner Stewart to CCVFA President ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Every 15 Minutes Drill at Westlake and St. Charles High Schools

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 29

We thank Charles County Public Schools, Charles County Sheriff's Office, Waldorf Volunteer Fire ans EMS, and our 911 Center dispatchers for making this valuable learning tool possible. Waldorf Volunteers did a fantastic job with this event.....


Photos to follow... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 26

The Potomac Heights Volunteer Fire Department is excited to announce the delivery of our brand new Seagrave Attacker HD Heavy Rescue Squad. The construction of this unit has been a project that our department has been working on for over two years now. A lot of time an effort was put into the design and layout of this unit by our Rescue Squad Replacement Committee. We are very pleased with the product ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Spring Cleanup for Fire Safety

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, March 22

The snow has melted, the rain and wind is beginning to subside, the plants are budding and the trees are blooming. Spring is arriving and your thoughts may be turning to that dreaded ritual of spring cleaning. With it comes a timely reminder to keep your home safe from the threat of fire. In an effort to make this "Spring Cleanup" a fire safe one, Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments ... (Full Story & Photos)

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