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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

2017 Stats
Month Fire EMS
Jan 628 1311
Feb 555 1247
Mar 804 1299
Apr 607 1243
May 629 1326
Jun 525 1367
Jul 670 1290
Aug 767 1243
Sep 529 1299
Oct 750 1262
Nov 645 1256
Dec 680 1315
Total 7789 15458

2016 Stats
Month 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
Nov 692 1140
Dec 714 1354
Total 8021 15019

2015 Stats
Month 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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MFCA December Leadership Training Weekend - Ocean City, MD - December 8-9, 2018

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, October 09


December 8th - 08:00 to 15:00 &
December 9th - 08:00 to 12:00

Ocean City, MD
Clarion Resort Fontainebleau Hotel, 10100 Coastal Highway Ocean City, Maryland

WHO SHOULD ATTEND: If you are a leader in your department (Fire Chief, Chief Officer, Company Officer, Senior Leader or you aspire to be), you need to be here!

WHY MUST I BE THERE: Because this course is ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Department of Natural Resources - Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants Announced

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 27

49 Fire Departments in 17 Counties Receive $104,099

The Maryland Department of Natural Resources announced the 2018 Volunteer Fire Assistance grants to 49 volunteer fire departments. The projects, distributed throughout 17 counties, aim to assist volunteer fire companies and departments enhance wildland fire protection in rural areas and communities.

The Maryland Forest Service awarded $104,099 ... (Full Story & Photos)

Update "It"s How You Get There"

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 20

It's the story behind the story! The crew from "It's How You Get There" came to Charles County to feature some of its beautiful parks, recreation and historical areas. This Update takes you behind the scenes. Watch for the show November 25, 2018 on the History Channel.

Special thanks to Tenth District Volunteer Fire Department for their participation in the production of this video for county government...... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption MFCA 10th Annual Golf Tournament - NOT TOO LATE

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 18

The Maryland Fire Chiefs Association will be hosting the 10th Annual Golf Tournament. Proceeds raised from the golf tournament are used to provide support to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation Memorial Service that is held annually at the National Fire Academy.

AWESOME Course to play on... (Full Story & Photos)


Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 14

Once again the volunteers are stepping up to assist the citizens in the south at the request from FEMA. Great Job by the departments and association leadership for "making this occur"!! Please join me in thanking our men and women for their willingness to travel in harms way and pray for their safe return to Charles County..... (Full Story & Photos)

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Volunteers Accept Kind Donation from Southern MD Oil Company

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, September 11

Last evening Southern Maryland Oil Company donated 50 "home safety kits" to the Charles County Volunteer Fire/EMS Departments to provide to our residents as needed. We thank the Wills Group (SMO), Steve Gagliardi and staff for their kind generosity of the kits and look forward to passing on to our communities. Pictured are some of out leadership and members from our volunteer departments... (Full Story & Photos)

IAFC VCOS Cancer and Mental Health Reports

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 29

Please print and make available to you membership as appropriate. Very worthwhile information... (Full Story)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 06

On Friday July 20, 2018 the Cobb Island VFD and EMS was alerted for a Pregnancy call. The EMS crew responded and arrived on scene thinking of a pregnancy transport, but within minutes of arrival this team witnessed a new life. Michelle handled her first EMS delivery like a real champion. This is a memory that EMS personnel will treasure, especially their "first".

Team members: Assistant EMS Chief ... (Full Story & Photos)

Southern Maryland Volunteer Firemen's Association 4th Annual Golf Tournament for NFFF

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, August 01

Please join us and support the SMVFA at their 4th Annual benefit golf tournament to benefit the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The tournament will be held on September 19, 2018 at the Wicomico Shore Golf Course teeing off at 9:00 am. There are opportunities to become a sponsor or enjoy a great round of golf. Visit our web site at or by calling Past President Tom Mattingly.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, July 31

Last night at the monthly Southern Maryland Volunteer Fireman’s Association meeting our very own Joe Gardiner was sworn in as the Head Chaplain of the SMVFA. The swearing in was conducted by Immediate Past President Dale Bowen. We are extremely proud of all your hard work!... (Full Story & Photos)

Bryans Road Volunteers Honor One of their Own

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, June 24

Last evening BRVFD honored Mr. Elvan Hedges for 69 years of continuous and distinguished service to the department and citizens of Charles County. On behalf of all volunteer fire and EMS departments we say "Thank you Mr. Hedges" for all you do serving your department and community. Also on hand, Mr. Brian Klaas and Mr. Gilbert Bowling who both congratulated Mr. Hedges and BRVFD on the 99% successful ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Important Reminder from the Charles County Volunteer Fire and EMS Departments = Smoke Alarms: Why and How?

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 30

The Facts...3 out of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires occurring in homes with no smoke alarms or non-working smoke alarms.
46% of homes that had smoke alarms but they did not operate was caused from missing or dead batteries.

Where?....Smoke alarms should be placed on every level of the home, in every sleeping area, and inside of every bedroom.
Smoke ... (Full Story & Photos)

Tony Rose, Chief of 911 for Charles County, MD, tells the story of his daughter, Jacki

Coordinator/Public Information Officer William Smith, May 14

PLEASE SHARE... (Full Story)



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