Charles County Volunteer Fire & EMS - Charles County, Maryland

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Month Fire EMS
Jan 758 1389
Feb 504 1336
Mar 576 1368
Apr 787 1339
May 824 1421
Jun 804 1443
Jul 728 1522
Aug 738 1443
Sep 738 1424
Oct 934 1470
Nov 757 1285
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Christmas Tree Fires Can Turn Devastating and Deadly Within Seconds

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 12

A live Christmas tree burn conducted by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows just how quickly a dried out Christmas tree fire burns, with flashover occurring in less than one minute, as compared to a well-watered tree, which burns at a much slower rate.

Your volunteer fire and EMS departments want to remind everyone to "water their live Christmas tree daily". We do not want to ... (Full Story)


 
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Special Olympics Charles County Calendar Fundraiser

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

GREAT CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEA!!! Special Olympics Charles County is now selling a custom made 2020 calendar. It's the first of its kind!!! It features some of the amazing athletes that are involved in the Special Olympics programs along with a few of the county's awesome first responders! If you are interested in purchasing one or more at $20 each, please contact Sharon Garner (51) at 240-320-4177 or ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Fire Safety PSA Christmas 2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 09

Andrew Spalding, Volunteer County EMS Chief for the Charles County Association of EMS and Mark Kaufmann, Jr., County Fire Chief for the Charles County Volunteer Fireman's Association give tips to make you holiday season safe.... (Full Story)


 
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Upcoming Conference - Winterfest EMS 2020

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, December 06

Winterfest EMS will be held at the Talbot County Community Center, located at 10028 Ocean Gateway in Easton. The EMT
Skills Refresher Pre-conference will be held at the Elks Lodge #1622, and the Children with Special Health Care Needs
Pre-conference will be held in the the University of Maryland Shore Regional Health Systems Education Center. The Fire
Class will be held at the Easton Volunteer Fire ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Waldorf Volunteers and Surrounding Departments Make Quick Work of House Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 24

While taking a moment to eat dinner, Waldorf Volunteers and area fire/EMS departments responded to the 2500 blk of Mattawoman-Beantown Road for a reported "structure fire" at 6:30 p.m. The caller told our 911 center they heard an explosion and fire coming out of the bedroom. A very short time later, CCSO arrived along with Waldorf Chief 3A (Mills) confirming smoke coming front door. E33 made quick ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments Assist Charles County Fair Board

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 23

This morning at 9:00 a.m. 49 volunteer fire/EMS department members arrived at the Charles County Fair Ground to offer a hand installing Christmas lights throughout the exterior of the fair ground buildings in preparation for the Kris Kringle Christmas Market. This event was a lot of fun, a chance for members from other departments to chat with each other while completing the mission. Please see the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Volunteer Fire/EMS Departments Are Planning to Bring Smiles to All Kids This Christmas

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 21

All Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments throughout our county are very excited to offer each department as a collection point for our citizens and friends to drop off a unwrapped toys for the less fortunate children in our county. We have partnered once again with the Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Campaign and with everyone's help, smiles will be shared throughout our county. Please see flyer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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FIRE SAFETY FOR THE UPCOMING THE WINTER MONTHS

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 18

We want to remind all residents of Charles County to check for fire safety where they live, work, attend classes, training and meetings. “Fire and life safety is everyone’s responsibility; by testing smoke alarms and CO detectors, keeping exits clear of obstructions, and maintaining fire alarms and fire sprinkler systems, we can all avoid injury or death from the effects of fire.”

To ensure your ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Small Fire at Residence in Marbury

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

at 11:35 p.m. fire units from Tenth District and surrounding departments responded to a reported "bedroom on fire" in a residence on Serenity Lane in Marbury. Chief 11(McCormick) arrived along with Chief 8(Hudson) establishing command. Soon after Chief 11 reported a towel on a bedroom light triggered the bedroom electrical circuit, fire out, small amount of smoke in home. Command holding units from ... (Full Story)


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Volunteers Answer Call for Chimney Fire

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

Just before 6:00 p.m. tonight a neighbor on Ravine Drive in Bryans Road called our 911 center reporting their neighbors chimney was burning flames on the roof. Communications dispatched the "Chimney Fire" assignment bringing numerous fire apparatus with 39 personnel to the scene. First arriving, E112 reports an "active chimney fire" followed by Chief 11 (McCormick) "establishing command" assigning ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 17

At 2:40 p.m. fire/EMS units were dispatched for a "RESCUE INACCESSIBLE TERRAIN" incident on the trails near the railroad right of way on Rosewick Road in La Plata. Information received at the 911 center revealed a male subject riding on the rear of a ATV fell off, striking his head, unconscious with "a hole on the back of his head". Caller also reported attempts were being made to control the bleeding. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dentsville Volunteers Make History in their Community

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 15

IT'S OFFICIAL - Dentsville Volunteer EMS, Fire, and Auxiliary, Inc. has placed their "fire division" Class A Pumper in service effective 1303 hours today. We congratulate the men and women from Company #15 for their hard work and determination in making this historic moment a reality. Any resident in the Dentsville community that wants to be part of the moment are encouraged to stop by the station ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Kris Kringle Christmas Market 2019

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, November 14

Modeled after the famous markets in Germany, this annual three-day event at the fairgrounds offers light displays, holiday food, handmade crafts from local artists and crafters, children activities, a cookie baking contest, shopping, music, and much more. The 2019 market runs from December 13 - 15.

The Charles County Fair Board and Christmas Market committee want to encourage locals and visitors ... (Full Story & Photos)

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